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OSHA Young Worker Safety Campaign and the Temporary Worker Initiative

“Young Workers! You Have Rights!” The motto of the new OSHA Young Workers Safety Campaign says volumes about the concern over the well-being of earnest young workers. If you have young workers on staff — whether full-time, part-time, or as a temporary employee at a call center, in an office, or manufacturing environment — it […]

 

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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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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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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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Improve Your Customer Service by Treating Your Employees Well

A New York Times blog post asked the question, “How do you treat your employees?” It’s a simple question, but one we might not always ask ourselves. Instead we prioritize other issues: employee happiness, engagement, and productivity. However, if we really break it down, the key to a successful workforce might be found in your […]

 

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10 Easy Ways to Reward Your Top Employees

Every company wants a happy workforce. Offering rewards is just one way to turn those frowns upside down – and one way to motivate employees to do their best work. When it comes to rewards, compensation, benefits, recognition, and appreciation come into play. Companies often forget the importance employees place on those last two items: […]

 

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How to Improve Job Descriptions to Attract Top Talent

Writing Good Job Descriptions To Engage Talent While a resume is like a one-page ad for an applicant, a job listing is no different. It’s a chance to not only sell the position but to also sell the company as a great place to work for potential talent. Here are 5 steps you can take […]

 

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