Archive | December, 2011

Healthcare Legislation and Changes to Employee Health Insurance

Among the challenges businesses and workers are facing right now – including the skills gap – are rising healthcare costs, both from the increasingly inefficient current system, as well as those to come from new Healthcare Legislation. Let’s take a look at some of the changes in employee health insurance, according to the Employee Benefit […]

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Happy Holidays from TRC

. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . May you fully absorb all the lights and good cheer Like you did as a child, near the end of each year When the simplest gifts were the ones you most treasured And time spent with friends […]

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Four Ways to Keep Your Workplace Productive During Holiday Vacation

During the holidays, many people take vacation, but many offices are open and doing business throughout the entire holiday season.  While the atmosphere does take on a decidedly quieter feel, work does continue.  Here are four ways to ensure while you or others are out of the office, the people who remain can keep things […]

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Office Holiday Cheer Outlook

 We found this “holiday cheer” infographic on careerbuilder.com, and by “cheer” they clearly mean “dollars.” When times are tight, budgets are smaller and spending during the holidays for bonuses, parties, and gifts is likely to be less.  We’d like to point out that plenty of work places manage to find holiday cheer outside of dollars. […]

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It is possible to find a job, fast.

When we say it’s possible to find a job fast, we mean as in one to two months.  And whether or not you can do it depends on your focus. Now, if you are looking for a very particular type of job, this post doesn’t necessarily apply to you.  Though you may very well find […]

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In IT? Here are the Trends for 2012.

According to COMPTIA in a recent blog post, these are the big trends in information technology for 2012. 1. Cloud.  In June, the 2011 Global CIO insights study found companies 50% more likely to spend money on cloud computing than they were two years ago. Cloud-based hardware and software resources are cost-effective, flexible and contain […]

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Staffing Industry Trends 2012

Demand for knowledge versus physical labor will continue to increase. In the past, we’ve had “thinking” jobs and we’ve had “physical labor” jobs.  Now, we need something in the middle.  As so much of physical labor becomes replaced by machines, we need people who understand the technology and mechanics behind this equipment.  It’s the reason […]

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Unemployment Rate Down, Temp Jobs Up.

If the national unemployment reports are any indication of reality, the number of unemployed people went down, according to the latest from the U.S. Labor Department.  At 8.6 percent, the current unemployment rate is the lowest it’s been in two years.  And consequently, employment services and temp agencies are reporting increases in employment through their […]

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ERE 2012 Spring Expo

If you’re in recruiting and staffing, you might be interested in signing up for the ERE 2012 Spring Expo, March 28-30.  Topics include recruiting with social media, recruiting strategy, the talent management of recruiting professionals, global recruiting, and many others.  Check out the agenda for more information.  Let us know if you’re going!

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