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Employee Red Flags: How to Spot a Bad Hire

05 / 01 / 18 | Employers

 

A recent survey of the top ten economies in the world by CareerBuilder found that over half of employers have been impacted by a bad hire. The United States alone reported that 66 percent — well over half of businesses — have experienced a bad hire, and 27% indicated the hire was a mistake that […]

 

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How a Better Hiring Process Can Help You Retain Top Talent

01 / 09 / 18 | Employers

 

With the current unemployment rate at a record low of 4.1%, employers are at a disadvantage when it comes to attracting and keeping top talent. Now that job seekers have the upper hand, companies are offering higher salaries and beefed up benefits in a bid to win new talent. Unfortunately, not all companies can afford to compete […]

 

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The Impact of Potential Minimum Wage Increases on Small Businesses

01 / 06 / 17 | Employers

 

As the economy changes and evolves, we are beginning to see changes in the hiring process. Staffing agencies can help offset the higher costs of hiring new employees with the potential minimum wage increases. Introduction There is plenty of controversy surrounding the economic impact of raising the federal minimum wage. As we watch what happens […]

 

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10 of Today’s Common Human Resource Challenges

08 / 23 / 16 | Employers

 

Issues such as cash flow, competition, and revenue growth are top of mind for small business owners and their teams. Along with these challenges comes another area many companies struggle with: human resource management. Human resource management (HRM) includes: Job design and analysis Workforce planning Training and development Performance management Compensation and benefits Legal issues […]

 

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Top 6 Reasons You Should Be Hiring Veterans

07 / 26 / 16 | Employers

 

Our veterans train hard and work fearlessly to do their jobs and protect our freedoms, but they aren’t always given an equal opportunity to apply their skills in the civilian workforce when they return home. According to recent data collected by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, in 2015, 4.6 percent of all veterans, or […]

 

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5 Employee Onboarding Technology Solutions Your Company Needs to Be Using

06 / 16 / 16 | Employers

 

Employee retention is critical to a company’s bottom line. Keeping workers happy and loyal can save an employer money and help the business acquire top talent. With regular turnover, you are constantly having to pay for new recruiting, training and lost productivity. In fact, Inc.com says the organizational costs of employee turnover are estimated to […]

 

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Don’t Hire the Way Your Competitors Do

08 / 25 / 15 | Employers

 

Long gone are the days of mandatory suit and tie. Coming into the office at a specific time each morning is old school. Millennials are the freest workforce in any period since the 1800s when over 50% of the U.S. population was self-employed. Autonomy. It’s the defining word that describes what more and more people […]

 

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