7 Ideal Incentives for Hourly Employees

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It takes more than just a generous salary and rewarding work environment to keep hourly employees on board.  High performance employees are looking for the total package.  Smart managers know that in order to improve employee morale and encourage higher levels of productivity from their employees, they need to develop hourly employee incentive programs to… Read more »

Improve Employee Quality of Work and Life Balance

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Your employees are the lifeblood of your organization. Therefore, taking care of them is paramount to successful HR management. Studies have shown that when employees are fully engaged and satisfied with their employer, they tend to be more productive, loyal, and healthy. Happy employees also tend to miss less work. Having work-life balance is the… Read more »

How to Pay your Highly Qualified Temps Fairly

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Your temps are keeping your business running. Perhaps you have found that some of them are very good at their job. They are the type of workforce you want to have. Many temporary workers are doing their job at a high level, often with the hope of moving into positions that are more permanent. What… Read more »

Compensating Outside the Box to Attract Top Candidates

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Believe it or not, you don’t have to spend a lot of money, as a business, in order to offer perks that will net you a great deal of good will with current and prospective employees. In fact, some people will give up higher pay in a job in order to receive a select set… Read more »

How the iPad Is Changing Learning and IT

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The iPad has become one of the most desirable of all technologies available today. This handheld computer tablet can go anywhere and do virtually anything your desktop or laptop can do (and sometimes do it better.) If your business is not using them yet, it could be lacking in some of the best technology out… Read more »

Reasons New Employees Don’t Survive – How You Can Set Them Up for Success

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As an employer, you have spent time and money finding the perfect candidate for a job opening at your company. However, while you have found a candidate that fits your specifications, including his work experience, educational background, and unique skill set, this doesn’t necessarily mean that he will be a good fit for your company…. Read more »

Factors to Consider When Looking to Fill an Executive Position

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You are ready to attract that top executive; the candidate who is going to help take your business to the next level. As you enter the world of hiring an executive, you will need to get serious. It is possible to lure in applicants that are seasoned and proven, if you provide those individuals with… Read more »

De-motivational Management Habits You Need to Break Now

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Companies are running thinner today with employees than ever before. Those employees are increasingly asked to do and accomplish more with fewer assets, minds, and materials. They’re expected to work longer hours, give up time off, and produce bigger and better results. At the same time many are asked to do this while having benefits,… Read more »

10 Pros and Cons of Using Temps

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The use of temporary workers or “temps” as they are commonly called, has grown over the last several years. As the economy has tanked in many areas, the increase in augmenting permanent staff with a contingent workforce has gone up. A research study Contingent Labor Management  conducted by Aberdeen Group early in 2011, indicated that… Read more »

Controlling IT Personnel Costs with Temporary Employees

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Any IT project has the potential for going over budget, even the best managed one. Things can quickly change, necessitating the need for more resources to get the job done on time to meet client demands. The cost of recruiting, screening and bringing on specialized IT staff can be astronomical, especially with the availability of… Read more »