Checklist Before Working with Staffing Agency

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At some point in every human resource manager’s life, a time comes when there are not enough employees available to manage a time sensitive project or a new role. This is when most HR pros turn to a local staffing agency for support. Yet, far too many hiring managers take for granted what services the… Read more »

What Employees Want From Their Bosses This Summer

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The summer months can be a real challenge for employers who are competing with summer vacation plans, employees heading to college, and a lack of skilled candidates to maintain staffing numbers during a busy season. Yet, there are some ways to provide perks that will help keep your employees happy and productive throughout the summer… Read more »

Marketing Tactics for Facebook – For Recruiting Top Talent

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There’s no doubt that Facebook is a powerful tool in the world of marketing. But, were you aware that Facebook is also a potent weapon to wield when it comes to recruiting top talent into the folds of your business? Of course, you’re in the business you’re in and not in the field of social… Read more »

Kickstart Your Career—It Only Takes One!

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Today’s job market can be more than a little intimidating to the average college graduate. You’ve probably heard horror stories about how entry-level positions that were once ripe for new grads are quickly being taken by over-qualified people who are experienced and desperate enough for work to go back to the thankless long hours and… Read more »

A Review of NCCI’s Workers’ Comp Report

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Each year, the NCCI (National Council on Compensation Insurance, Inc.) puts out a must-read report known as the NCCI Issues Report. It points out issues that impact the market and future for those in the workers’ compensation insurance field. This year, there were more than a few unanticipated and, largely, unwelcomed discoveries made. This review… Read more »

Why You Don’t Have to be High Tech to Get a Job With an IT Company

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Once upon a time, technically challenging jobs such as those with IT companies were limited to the gifted few who either lived and died by their computers, gizmos, and gadgets; or had high tech degrees. Today, things are changing in the IT field and one of the big changes is that people without a high… Read more »

Tips for Conducting Background Checks in the Digital Age

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Background checks for employment and a wide range of other reasons have taken on a whole new meaning in the “Digital Age.” Along with a wide range of technological advances that would make the background investigations much easier, have come a host of issues relating to privacy. In fact, some states have passed laws in… 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 »

Blogging for Your Business- Is it Worth it?

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As a business leader, you may be wondering if it’s worth the time to blog for your business purposes? Blogging is part of a strategy that many businesses use to get the word out about offerings and updates, as part of a sound marketing campaign. However, blogs can also be used for connecting with both… 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 »