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 »

The Pros and Cons of Cloud Computing

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We live in the Information Age and that means that information truly is the king of the hill. Unfortunately, when there are large volumes of data and information that needs to be shared between multiple people, computers, and/or office locations, storing that data can be costly and time consuming. Enter the modern solution of cloud… Read more »

Keep Your Employees Engaged this Summer!

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Things are heating up outside, and inside, the entire company is cutting out earlier and earlier with every passing Friday afternoon. Summer is here and minds are turning to anything and everything but the company’s bottom line. It’s hard to be the one walking around with the big stick, demanding everyone fall into line. As… Read more »

How to Attract and Retain Generation Y Employees

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Companies today are required to do a little “outside the box” thinking when working to attract young employees who represent Generation Y, or the Millennials as they are often referred to. It’s a task that many businesses compensation and benefit plans aren’t set up for, at this point in time. The good news is that… Read more »

Social Media Policy at Work: What is Reasonable?

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Social media is becoming a driving force in the lives of everyday people. When social media crosses the threshold of the workplace though, it can bring a host of new problems and dilemmas that must be dealt with. That’s why it’s important for companies – large and small – to take the time now to… Read more »

Make Your Team Meetings More Productive

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Time is a hot commodity in the world of business today. No one wants to waste valuable time by having meetings that are not only unproductive, but also disruptive to the flow of work and exchange of ideas involved in the average work day. Time is money and most managers want to get the greatest… 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 »

4 Ways to Avoid Workers’ Compensation Lawsuits

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There are two primary methods to reduce the likelihood of workers’ compensation lawsuits as a staffing agency. The first is to prevent injuries in the workplace from occurring. The second is to reduce the likelihood that job-injured employees decide to sue. The following four ways to avoid workers’ compensation lawsuits fit nicely into these two… Read more »

The Overqualified Candidate: Do not fear!

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The economy’s slow growth, along with the nation’s unemployment rate, is showing some small glimpses of improvement. What this means is that managers are starting to gear up for hiring again. But with the unemployment rate recently soaring to record levels, more than likely you’ll see your share of overqualified candidates walk through your door…. Read more »