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A human resources disaster can be devastating for your company. Without HR to help guide your company toward the right policies and procedures, you are at risk of some of the most common disasters that can hit your workplace. But as a small business, how can you give HR the time it deserves without taking… Read more »

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Safety should be a top priority for any business, from administrative to manufacturing work. It’s important you have procedures in place to ensure the safety of your team. More than that, you also need to be sure to demonstrate to your team that your company cares about safety. If you want to show your commitment… Read more »

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How to Balance Finding a Good Hire and Hiring Quickly

Quality versus efficiency is one of the biggest challenges in the world of talent acquisition – the quality of the candidates versus the time and cost to fill the position. Recruiters are always facing a dilemma: Do I wait a bit longer for the most qualified candidate or finish a faster recruitment process with a… Read more »

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Technology gets all the attention, and hardware gets all the money. However, the most important resource in your business is, and always will be, your employees. The people in your company provide you with the opportunity for the highest ROI –  if you give them the tools they need to succeed. What is the most… Read more »

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With the internet more accessible than ever, the hiring process has become more difficult. Ask any recruiter – within minutes of a job posting, their desk might be full of 100 unqualified resumes. Recruiters are more leery of wasting time, but it is becoming harder to sift through potential hires to find that perfect match…. Read more »

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The key to acing interviews is a blend of the right skills, confidence, and most importantly: Preparation. By preparing for an interview, not only will a candidate feel more equipped to answer any and all questions, but the overall anxiety around the interview will be significantly diminished.  When preparing for an interview, candidates should certainly… Read more »

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With today’s record-low unemployment, hiring managers want to be sure a new hire stays with their company for a while. Not only is it a pain to have to refill a position within a year, it is also very costly. So, how do hiring managers gauge how long a candidate will stick around? The Resume:… Read more »

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In today’s tight employment market, retaining employees is critical. When looking at employment from a cost perspective, it is easy to see how recruiting, and hiring can significantly cut into corporate budgets. Josh Bersin, a consultant with Deloitte, states that the costs associated with “losing an employee can range from the tens of thousands of… Read more »

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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 »