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October 11, 2017

Harder Than Ever to Fill Jobs in U.S.

It currently takes an average of 31 days to fill a position vacancy in the United States, according to a recent report by Deutsche Bank. This is the longest span ever, contrasted against 15 days to fill a job in 2009.
September 15, 2017

Do You Know the Signs of Opioid Addiction?

Opioid addiction is a growing epidemic in the United States, with opioid overdoses killing 91 Americans every day. In 2015 alone, more than 33,000 people died from an opioid overdose. Read on to learn more about opioids and to learn how to recognize the signs of opioid addiction.
August 10, 2017

What Does “Competitive Pay” Really Mean?

It’s no secret that top talent expects to be paid top dollar. Even with a developed recruiting program, a strong, positive culture and a comprehensive benefits package, it will be difficult for your company to attract and retain the best employees without a competitive pay policy.
July 20, 2017

The Importance of Becoming a Better Listener

Ensuring your employees are satisfied and feel appreciated is important in order to reduce turnover. Organizations need to focus on keeping employees happy and motivated in order to stay competitive in their recruiting and retention efforts.
June 23, 2017

Designing an Employee Handbook

An employee handbook is an easy way to transmit important information to employees in a comprehensive manner. Employee handbooks provide company information for new employees, serve as a reference for seasoned employees, ensure that all individuals are consistently treated with regard to company policies and procedures, and can protect the company from potential lawsuits.
June 21, 2017

8 Reasons Your Organization Should Have an Employee Handbook

A well written and comprehensive employee handbook will benefit both the employee and the employer. Employees will gain a better sense of the organization and employers will know that they have made the policies and expectations clear to its workers. Here are some of the specific reasons that every employer should create and maintain an accurate handbook...
June 19, 2017

Do You Keep Your Employee Handbook Up to Date?

Employee handbooks provide important company information that is valuable to both new and seasoned employees, ensure that all individuals are treated consistently with regard to company policies and procedures, and can protect the company from potential lawsuits. An effective handbook is thorough, up to date, legally compliant, readily available and easy to understand.
June 6, 2017

Prevent a PR Crisis from Turning into a PR Disaster

Few people ever expect to have to deal with a public relations (PR) crisis until they are in the throes of one. To improve your organization’s ability to handle a PR crisis, plan your response beforehand.
June 1, 2017

Working With Summer Scheduling Challenges

With summer underway employees have more scheduling challenges than usual. Vacations, summertime child care concerns, and the desire to take advantage of nice weather with an afternoon (or day) off all contribute to employees missing more work in the summer months.