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OSHA violations not only cause businesses lost time and money, but they can also cost lives. For companies to avoid OSHA violations, it is necessary to know which are most common. Once a company knows which violations are most frequently cited, they can develop safety plans that actively address these violations. So, what are the… Read more »

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Social media can be both a blessing and a curse. Even in light of recent news headlines regarding Facebook and issues with personal privacy, social media isn’t going away. How do job seekers use social media to their advantage as they navigate their job searches? First, it is important to learn the “social media golden… Read more »

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Walking into an interview can be intimidating for any job seeker. By taking the necessary steps needed to prepare for an interview, job seekers can ease their worries and better their chances of an interview being successful. Prepare for Your Interview to Guarantee Success There are several steps a job seeker can take to prepare… Read more »

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A new hire shows up for their first day of work and their journey with your company begins. This situation happens every day across the globe yet no matter the country, industry or company the onboarding process is an essential part of the equation. It is also perhaps the most crucial activity towards shaping a… Read more »

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It used to be a joke but it has become largely true. With unemployment at an all-time low and with the shortage of candidates for entry or lower level jobs, employers’ standards for accepting new hires has sunk to the two mirror test: “If the candidate has a reflection and if they can fog it … hire him.” This could be a… Read more »

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That is correct. According to the Department of Labor & Industries, 1 in 5 employees say “they plan to find new employment in the coming year” , no employer can afford to ignore this. Just because the state is NOT increasing the minimum wage doesn’t mean that employers, that need to attract and retain talented… Read more »

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One in five employees, 21%, plan to leave their current employers in 2016, according to an New Era HR Solutions we espouse the belief that only employees who are intrinsically motivated to be engaged in work will end up truly challenged, enriched, energized and ultimately fulfilled by their experience. Yes it’s an ideal, but it’s… Read more »

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The labor market continues to tighten and companies are almost desperate for quality talent to fill key roles, but a recent study by MRINetwork reveals that the hiring process has slowed in the executive, managerial and professional sector in 2015. The report also found 90% of recruiters surveyed continue to feel the labor market is… Read more »

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Things are rapidly changing out there with today’s workforce. Quality, talented workers are no longer adapting to fit an employer’s model. Instead, they are seeking out employers who adapt to their needs. Employers need to understand four critical issues that are changing the way we attract, hire, and retain employees. Including our own firm, we… Read more »

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The Labor market is tightening more rapidly than you would think and the signs do not indicate there will be any relief in the near future. “Employers need to rethink their recruitment and retention strategies” said Richard Wahlquist, ASA president and chief executive officer. “Quality of life matters in retaining current employees. Compensation matters most… Read more »