Archive | February, 2011

>Can States Now Potentially Opt Out of Healthcare Legislation?

> In a recent turn of events, states may now potentially be able to opt out of some of the healthcare act’s requirements due into effect in 2014, including that employers of a certain size cover workers or pay a penalty. However, the stipulations for states opting out are strict and potentially burdensome.  States must be able […]

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Take Your Vacation.

Spring is coming, and with it spring break and warmer days and… vacation.  Vacation is important. We’re serious.  We know all the excuses. You can’t afford it, you don’t have time, you have more important things to do. Is your physical and mental health important to you? Is your productivity at work important to you? […]

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Flexibility. We all love it; staffing firms provide it.

Gone are the days when almost every employee worked for the same company for 30 years, Monday through Friday, 9:00am – 5:00pm. Instead, employees like to be nimble, trying out new companies and projects, accumulating a variety of skills and knowledge to carry with them.  And employers appreciate the fresh perspective and unique skill set […]

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>Is Your Staff On the Same Page and Up to Speed?

>Have you ever called or visited a business with a simple question, and been told the person with the answer is unavailable?  It’s frustrating, and likely to make you look elsewhere (like another business) for the answer. Keeping everyone in your work place informed and on the same page is crucial to a consistent business […]

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>Tello: A New Way to Give and Receive Feedback

> Tello is a new smart phone application that allows customers to easily rate businesses solely on customer service experiences.  We think this concept is pretty interesting.  Here’s why. 1. Businesses can reward employees based on positive feedback. 2. Businesses can receive negative feedback about their customer service and revise their customer service strategies accordingly, […]

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>Response to a Recent Harvard Business Review Article on the Complexity of Integrity: A Testimonial

>This article in the Harvard Business Review discusses INTEGRITY, how people’s definitions of integrity differ, and how maintaining integrity in the workplace and beyond is not as easy as we’d like. We are all different, but we believe people have an innate since of right and wrong.  Maybe integrity isn’t so difficult after all.  Here’s […]

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>Possible Permanent Boost for Temporary Staffing Firms

> We have been seeing more and more evidence of a potentially permanent boost in temporary staffing.  According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, 27% of the 1.1 million jobs added since December 2009 have been temporary ones.  Here are a few advantages to a permanent increase in temporary jobs. 1. Companies […]

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>Healthcare legislation conferences to help businesses transition.

> Now is the time for leaders to be learning all they can about the new healthcare legislation and its financial and cultural implications for companies.  The businesses who approach healthcare legislation proactively will be in the best position to thrive through the coming changes! We’ve taken the time to compile a list of events […]

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