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3 Key 2020 HR Trends Reshaping the Hiring Process (and HR Outsourcing)

Getting a job isn't what it used to be.  Neither is attracting top talent.  Driven by an essentially full employment economy, CEO's and human resources managers understand that job candidates have more choice and tend to be more discerning through the application and interviewing process.  And because it typically costs about 33% of an employee's annual salary to replace her or him, they also know the importance of hiring candidates whose hard and soft skills align with company values and culture.

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4 Strategies to Build Fairness Through Accountability in the Workplace

As the owner of a small to medium-size business, you have a lot on your mind.  There are concerns about sales and marketing, cash flow, cost cutting and net revenues, taxes and compliance, attracting top talent and retaining your star performers. 

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Recognition and Rewards System: Shaping Your Company Culture

A goal-driven, passionate, proactive, and well-skilled employee is a dream come true for any business owner. In today's highly competitive work environment some companies can boast hiring dozens of such workers. Then why is the overall retention rate so low?

Topics: HR Retention Best practices Leadership

5 Key Elements Your Employee Manual Should Include

Many workers in today's labor market view their employee manual as a boring list of "don'ts" that they have to sign in order to get, or stay employed. For their part, employers may consider employee manuals to be a "necessary evil" that protects them from potential lawsuits.

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7 Things You Need to Have Written in Your Employee Manual

Your employee manual is an important document that gives workers an idea what to expect from your company. It can also protect you against employment lawsuits for harassment, wrongful termination, or discrimination. Ensure your handbook is as effective as possible by including these 7 things.

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