HR & Recruiting Tips – 3 Ways You're Missing Out on Better Candidates

A competent workforce is essential to the success of any business. As a human resources professional, the responsibility of finding the best and the brightest falls mostly on you. However, stress, a cumbersome hiring process, and other common factors may lead you to turn away promising job candidates unwittingly. Recruiting new hires is never easy, […]

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Human Resources: Why Won't Your Degree Land You That Plum Job?

In Human Resources, a college degree is an important asset in the workforce, because obtaining a degree shows that you can follow through on your commitments. The coursework you complete for your degree also gives you the knowledge you need to enter graduate-level programs or apply for entry-level jobs in your field. Unfortunately, some graduates […]

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Dark Cloud Over the American Government as Health Insurance Exchanges Open

Early this morning, while the rest of Americans made their daily commutes to jobs or opened the doors of businesses, the government made the announcement that they would be closing down amid squabbles over, you guessed it – health care policy! This could not have been more perfect timing as the much-anticipated private health insurance exchanges […]

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10 Ideas for Incentives and Bonuses for Employees

Your employees work hard every day – so don’t they deserve some recognition? When it comes to creating a more engaged workforce, nothing compares to a well-managed incentive and bonus program for employees. Whether your team is small or you have a large number of company divisions spread out across the globe, employees who have […]

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Human Resources News – Americans are Wasting Vacation Days

Vacation days are hard-earned and shouldn’t be treated lightly. So why are so many US workers missing out on their vacation days and not taking what is theirs by law?  Lack of Employer Support Leads to Less Vacation Use Unlike workers in other developed countries where workers have better legal protection, the vast majority of […]

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Advantages and Disadvantages of Team-building as a Way to Create Employee Engagement

Managers often refer to employee engagement and team-building as essential elements in retaining high-calibre workers. The advantages and disadvantages of team-building are clear: without a team-building premise, employees may feel adrift and lack necessary supervision; the disadvantages of team-building can make some employees, e.g. entrepreneurial ‘rain-makers,’ feel stifled or tied to the hip of a […]

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