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There Is a Better Way to Give Employee Feedback

It seems fairly universal that most employees face their annual performance with an underlying sense of dread. Little do many employees know that managers often feel the same anxiety and worry over digging into a year’s worth of feedback in a single session. Department managers need to consult with the human resource manager to make […]

 

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Facebook Is Another Valuable Tool for Your Job Search

Find Jobs On Facebook The way people use social media continues to change. Job seekers are using it to find jobs especially on Facebook. Chances are you have have seen a ‘now hiring’ ad or update from a friend or family member mentioning a company that’s hiring. Start Using Facebook to Find Your Next Job Even if you […]

 

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Busted! Job Placement Agency Myths: The Real Truth

In addition to your own attempts at finding employment, you might consider consulting a job placement agency. You might have heard some information about staffing agencies—in spite of their ever-increasing popularity—that would rate a place in the job search filing system under “myths.” Like most job seekers, though, you do not have time for myths. Busting […]

 

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5 Critical Components of a Staffing Agency Partnership

Filling your organization’s staffing needs with high-quality job candidates is often time-consuming and stressful for your HR team. Between tending to daily responsibilities such as maintaining your benefits program, staying in compliance with various regulations, and tending to your company’s cultural needs, your HR team’s plate is often overflowing. However, you also need to make […]

 

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Busting Millennial Employee Myths: How HR Can Keep the New Workforce Engaged

Just Who Are Millennial Workers? The Pew Research Center states Millennials are on the cusp of surpassing Baby Boomers as the nation’s largest living adult generation, per  population projections from the U.S. Census Bureau. As of July 1, 2016 (the latest date for which population estimates are available), Millennials, whom we define as ages 20 to 35 […]

 

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OSHA Temporary Worker Initiative Updates: What You Need to Know

Join Forces with Your Staffing Agency to Protect Temporary Workers Anytime you bring a temporary employee to your office or warehouse, it is critical that you ensure their safety, just as you ensure for your permanent staff. As the host employer, you must work with your staffing agency to provide a safe work environment, pursuant to the […]

 

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How to Deal with Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Work Place

Seasonal Affective Disorder Creates Additional Winter Challenges for Sufferers The winter is a challenging time of year with the need to bundle for the cold weather and trudge through the snow just to get to work. Some people have to deal with the additional hurdle of depression and seasonal affective disorder (SAD), which is commonly referred […]

 

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Creative Names for Human Resources: Why The Name Matters

What’s in a HR Department Name? The National Cash Register Company created the first Human Resources Department in 1901 following a bitter strike. Then referred to as “personnel,” the new department’s role was largely compliance-based, and focused on record keeping, workplace safety, wage management, and employee grievances. Fast forward to the present. The role of […]

 

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What Do You Know About Our Company? How to Answer

What do you know about our company? 47% of people that interview for a job have little or no knowledge of the company they are interviewing with. It’s not the interviewers job to educate you on the company – it’s yours. Follow these three easy research tips to prepare a smart answer to the interview question […]

 

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