Are You Offering the Training Your Employees Need?

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When it comes to closing skills gaps and making the most of emerging technologies, ensuring your employees have access to robust training options is a must. Work-based learning empowers workers to keep pace with fast-changing environments and embrace new tech that can make them more productive and efficient. Plus, it benefits employers as well, as… Read more »

Keeping the Human in HR

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    This is a guest post by Ira Wolfe, President of Success Performance Solutions. If you would like to learn more about how to balance using technology in the HR department with retaining the personal touch of Human Resources, join us on Thursday, October 24, at Noon CST for a Live Webinar with Ira… Read more »

How to Make the First Day Count When Onboarding

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A new hire’s first day is an opportunity, and not just for the incoming employee. It’s a chance to start the relationship off on the right foot, and not all companies take advantage of this unique time. By handling the onboarding process correctly, you can improve retention and build loyalty. Making the new hire’s first… Read more »

Can’t Find the PERFECT Employee?

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Today, employers are dealing with an incredibly tight labor market. Since skill gaps can also be pervasive both in a current team and the remainder of the workforce, the situation can seem even more daunting. When you need a specific skill to ensure your team thrives, not being able to find that perfect employee can… Read more »

Summer Interns Going Back to School? Here’s How to Keep Your Workplace Humming

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When the school year begins, many summer interns head back to the classroom, leaving their internships behind. While this is an expected part of the pattern, it can leave companies struggling, particularly if they are suddenly very shorthanded. While many companies then assume their only choice is to start a recruitment process to fill these… Read more »

Is Your Workplace Guilty of Age Discrimination?

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Being treated differently as a candidate or employee because of your age can be problematic, creating obstacles that can harm your ability to advance your career. While discriminating against individuals who are 40 years old and older is illegal under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), that doesn’t mean it never occurs.  This form… Read more »

Can Employees Automate Their Own Jobs?

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While automation may not eliminate as many jobs as people fear, it will have an impact on nearly every kind of role in the near future. With automation, repetitive and monotonous tasks can be handled by technology, allowing the system to use a set process to accomplish activities that use the same, precise approach. Then,… Read more »

What to Do When Your Top Candidate Rejects Your Offer

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Finding the ideal candidate feels like a major win. While every hiring manager hopes their perfect candidate will become their next new hire, that isn’t always the case. If your top choice rejects your job offer, that positive feeling can take a quick turn, leaving you disheartened, frustrated and even confused. Luckily, even if your… Read more »

5 Tips to Keep Temporary Employees Engaged During a Heat Wave

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Working during the hot summer months can be challenging. However, if your area is experiencing a heat wave, it can increase the difficulty dramatically. As a result, engagement can tumble thanks to the extreme weather. However, there are things you can do to keep your temporary employees engaged. Here’s what you need to know. 1…. Read more »