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Retaining Good Employees Starts with Onboarding

by Jennifer Roman You can see right away when you have hired the right person for the job. As soon as they start, they are already exceeding initial expectations. So now that you have the right person, the question is, … Continue reading

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Are You Hiring? Consider Promoting within First!

by Derek Ross One of the most common reasons I hear candidates give when asked why they applied for the position is, “There is no room for advancement at my current employer.” Employees want to be challenged. If you don’t … Continue reading

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What are Your Customers’ First Impressions of Your Organization?

by Nancy Owen, PHR How important is a first impression to your organization? You know the famous saying, “you only get one chance to make a first impression”. What impressions are your employees giving your customers and clients? The first … Continue reading

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Training is One Expense You Cannot Afford to Do Without

by Nancy Owen, PHR Are you training your employees? Sometimes companies assume that, because they have hired someone with the required experience and skill set, their new employee will not need any training. Instead, they assume that a new employee … Continue reading

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The Costs of Workplace Violence is Too High to Ignore

Workplace violence continues to occupy headlines as mass shootings have occurred in workplaces around the nation over the last several years. Violence at work is unfortunately more common than just what is read in the headlines. It includes threats, harassment, … Continue reading

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The Costs of Workplace Violence is Too High to Ignore

by Renee Mielnicki, Esq. Workplace violence continues to occupy headlines as mass shootings have occurred in workplaces around the nation over the last several years.  Violence at work is unfortunately more common than just what is read in the headlines. … Continue reading

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It’s “What’s Up? Wednesday”. Time to talk about AFTER-HOURS TRAINING . . .

You asked:  “We are about to schedule a CPR and First Aid class for our employees. It will be after regular working hours. Do we need to pay employees for this time? If so, does this time count toward overtime?” … Continue reading

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Applicants are more qualified than ever…or so they say.

Ever looked at a resume and thought, “This applicant is PERFECT for this position”? Chances are he wasn’t. Chances are some of those stellar credentials were “adjusted” to fit the posting. A recent survey by CareerBuilder.com revealed almost half of … Continue reading

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Effective training should keep employees engaged!

In my last posting I affirmed that managers and supervisors can — and will — become better bosses if given proper training. Since HR professionals are called upon to perform a variety of training sessions, this seems like as good … Continue reading

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When it Comes to Discrimination Claims, Don’t Get Mad….OR Even.

2011 was not a pretty year for many city parks and public areas — unless, of course, you like the sight of make-shift kitchens, tents and protest signs. The influx of “Occupy” protestors revealed a growing distrust for corporations. That … Continue reading

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