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An evaluation of 2015 results found that the new reporting requirement met its intended goals of helping OSHA focus resources where they are most needed, and engaging employers in high-hazard industries to identify and eliminate hazards. “In case after case, the prompt reporting of worker injuries has created opportunities for us to work with employers… Read more »

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Never assume everything is hunky-dory with a trusted long-term outside supplier. Not being knowledgeable enough to ask pertinent questions of your supplier may lead your business off a cliff. None of us can possibly know all that we don’t know, which is why we rely on our suppliers and other experts that we hire to… 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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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 »

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It seems that New Era HR Solutions is on track with the latest “best practices” regarding the Health and Safety of the Temporary Employee.  Yet, this issue is still evolving. In a recently published summary by the CDC, of a conference, co-hosted by the National Occupational Research Agenda Manufacturing Sector Council and Services Sector Council,… Read more »

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You can’t stick your head in the sand and ignore the facts and laws about temps anymore. Temps are the joint responsibility of both the employer and temp agency, and must receive the same treatment as full-time employees. Once again, there are many excellent reasons to use a staffing agency, but using temps and thinking that a temporary employee… Read more »

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For many manufacturing companies it can take months to fill skilled positions with qualified workers.  Not filling critical jobs quickly leads to many unintended, negative and expensive consequences. By 2020 there will be 123 million high-skilled, high-paying jobs available in the USA, but only 50 million Americans with the right skills and education to fill… Read more »