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Hiring Leaders Watch for Five Traits

Every company wants to hire candidates who will be leaders in their field – candidates who understand the big picture while they actively pursue the details, helping take the company to new levels. Although anyone can list leadership qualities on… Read more »

Big Data’s Big Impact on HR

While many professionals think of big data in the realms of marketing and commerce, its benefits are not exclusive to those two industries alone. Simply put, big data is the term used to describe a collection of information so large… Read more »

2014 HR Compliance Issues

Another important trend to review during Quarter one is projections for any potential HR compliance issues during the year. This is especially important for HR professionals in small businesses that may not have their own cohesive set of compliance policy… Read more »

HR Employee Trends in 2014

Salary projections for HR employees in 2014 are in: increases are projected to hold steady. For the second year in a row in the United States, average base pay increases will remain at 3 percent. Although employers remain cautious with… Read more »

3 Reasons HR Managers Need Technology

Technology has been credited with changing the business world on more than one occasion and HR is no exception. In fact, many businesses today cannot complete daily tasks and responsibilities without the use of a computer or Internet access. As… Read more »

3 Tips for Hiring for Cultural Fit

The cultural fit of a company and its employees should never be overlooked during the hiring process. Although a candidate’s skills and experience are strong indicators of their likelihood to succeed in the position, it is important to look beyond… Read more »

Breaking Down Cultural Barriers

Today’s multicultural workplace allows for a well-rounded and diverse workforce armed with a variety of invaluable skills and experiences. It also means that cultural barriers in communication are bound to be abundant. Aside from the difficulty that often accompanies understanding… Read more »

So…What Does the ACA Mean for You?

2014 is just around the corner and for many small business owners, the Affordable Care Act is a big topic of discussion. Although the Affordable Care Act will take effect in just over a month’s time, many questions continue to… Read more »

The Importance of Building a Strong Retention Strategy

Retaining a positive, motivated, and dedicated workforce is essential for the success of any business. A high employee turnover rate directly leads to a decline in company morale as well as an increase in overall business and hiring costs. The… Read more »

How to improve your workforce plan

With several generations comprising today’s workforce, it is certainly an interesting time in the history of American employment. However, with Baby Boomers accounting for more than one-third of the Nation’s workforce and rapidly approaching retirement, companies throughout the United States… Read more »