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Five Tips to Finding Higher-Quality Candidates for Your Business

What’s the secret to consistently finding top-quality candidates to fill your open jobs? The answer lies in the ABR acronym: Always Be Recruiting. By developing relationships with potential hires long before you need them, you build a robust pool of candidates – and can avoid having to be a firefighter when an unexpected, business-critical opening… Read more »

Is Your Benefit Program Up to Date?

To be truly effective, your employee benefits program must meet three goals: providing financial protection for people in the event of illness, disability, death or unemployment; promoting positive morale while supporting company profitability; and serving as a recruitment tool to attract and retain top talent. Now may be a good time to step back and… Read more »

Can Temporary Employees Make Your Business More Profitable?

So, you have a good workforce. In fact, a great one! Awesome! Question: Why would you need to spend money to bring in temporary employees? Answer: So you can keep your workforce as great as it is. Whether you’re filling in for summer vacations and other absences or need extra talent for special projects, short-term… Read more »

HR Trends Your Business Should Be Aware Of

Now that you’re into the second half of 2018, are you on track to meet your HR goals for the year, based on current industry trends? Things continue to move forward at lightning speed, but take heart: All signs point to a better workplace for everyone in the months and years ahead. Trends to Watch… Read more »

Watch These Seven TED Talks in the Morning Before Work to Keep You Motivated

In case you’re not familiar, TED talks are short, inspirational presentations lasting 18 minutes or less. TED is a nonprofit organization begun in 1984 at a conference where technology, engineering and design converged. Today, TED talks cover myriad topics in areas ranging from science to business to global issues. They’re available in more than 100… Read more »

How Much are Safety Incidents Costing Your Business?

Safety first. No exceptions. Safety is the right thing to do for your employees, and the smart thing to do for your company’s bottom line. Nothing is more important. If you have even a glimmer of doubt, simply speak to a family member whose loved one has suffered a major injury – or worse –… Read more »

Stay Focused at Work All Summer Long With These Four Tips

Did you know that in one study, nearly half of all employees reported that they typically work for only 15 minutes before becoming distracted? And even more, 53 percent, said they waste an hour or more every day on various disruptions. It sounds crazy at first, but when you think of all the “noise” that… Read more »

Why Proper Management Training Is Crucial for Employee Retention

To retain your best talent, you need to keep developing employees into leaders who will take your company to the next level. Otherwise, they may not think twice about going elsewhere to find those growth opportunities. The Proof Is in the Numbers Gallup recently surveyed 17,000 U.S. workers of different generations – baby boomers, Generation… Read more »

Experiencing Ongoing Labor Shortages? Here’s How to Prevent Them

Finding the right talent and keeping your staffing levels on point is an ongoing challenge – and although it’s a top priority, it’s likely far from the only thing on your plate! Writing job postings and ads, reviewing resumes and applications, screening and interviewing, reference and background checking, negotiating salaries … the list goes on.… Read more »

Here’s How a PEO Can Negotiate Lower Cost Benefits for Your Business

With every business expense, you want to make sure the ROI is worth the price you pay. If you feel your HR-related tasks have become too complex, too costly, too time-consuming – or all three – it may be time to partner with a professional employer organization, or PEO. How a PEO Works A PEO… Read more »