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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 »

Ugh! Tons of Applicants but no Skills – What to do?

Getting candidates to apply for your company’s vacant positions is often the first hurdle when it comes to hiring; however, it is not always the most difficult. Receiving an overwhelming number of applicants can be a great problem to face,… Read more »

Create Diversity in the Workplace

Creating and managing diversity in the workplace should be just as important to managers as keeping up to date with the latest technologies or industry trends. Just as technologies and trends evolve and change, workplace diversity also requires a degree… Read more »

Looking Ahead: 3 Challenges for HR

As with any business decision, hiring has always had, and will continue to have, its own unique set of challenges. While it is important to recognize, tackle, and overcome your current hiring obstacles, it is equally as important to take… Read more »

Specialized Skills Employees: Where Are They Hiding?

Finding the right candidates can be very similar to finding a needle in a haystack. This especially rings true for employers looking to hire employees with specialized skillsets. Thanks to the advent of the World Wide Web, promoting your company’s… Read more »

Total Rewards Package: Does Yours Get the Job Done?

One of the most challenging aspects of the hiring process for both job seekers and employers alike is salary negotiation. While compensation is not the only deciding factor in whether a candidate will accept a job offer or not, it… Read more »

Flexible Work Arrangements: Where Are We Headed?

As work-life balance continues to blur into a work-life blend, flexible working has become increasingly more attractive in today’s workforce. While working from home may not be a feasible solution for every employee or every business, many different methods exist… Read more »

Is Cultural Fit Really that Important?

On average, human beings will spend approximately one-third of their lives at work. Because of this, it should come as no surprise that work feeds into many other aspects of our lives, influencing self identity, self esteem, and opportunities for… Read more »