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Business Slow? Invest in Employee Engagemen...

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Let’s get the simple explanation out of the way – engaged employees means better productivity. We’re talking big time increases. A study by Gallup found companies with an average of 9.3 engaged employees for every actively

The Ultimate Guide To Deskercise

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Sitting at a desk for extended periods of time can increase health risks for many sedentary office workers. Next time your sitting at a desk, perform these exercises in efforts towards a happier and healthier workday

Top Hiring Tips From 7 HR Professionals: Le...

Feb 21, 2017Comments off

Every organization has a different approach to the process for hiring new employees, from the way they source candidates for a role, to the questions they ask in interviews, to the criteria that a candidate must

Not Just Wrong But Illegal: Recruiting prac...

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Whether you do your own recruiting or outsource it to an agency, you as the employer have a duty to follow the laws on nondiscrimination, privacy protection and other areas that many people simply overlook. Here’s

Ban the Box: Why criminal background checks...

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Here’s a sobering reality check: If your company still has a blanket policy asking about a job applicant’s criminal background, you’re probably violating the Civil Rights Act and the EEOC could be preparing to sue you

Cheaters Never Win: At least, they shouldn&...

Feb 21, 2017Comments off

On July 31, 2014, President Obama brushed aside threats of impeachment and passed yet another executive order, titled ‘Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces’. The executive order requires companies, seeking more than $500,000 in federal contracts, to

FMLA Procedures: 3 simple ideas to streamli...

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It’s been over twenty years since President Bill Clinton signed the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA). However, questions and concerns arise in navigating through the FMLA’s intricacies to this day. FMLA Procedures: 3 simple ideas

New FLSA Rules: A greater risk for employer...

Feb 21, 2017Comments off

Employers have likely heard that President Obama directed Secretary of Labor Tomas Perez to update the regulatory criteria for employees to qualify as exempt from overtime. Although the regulations may eventually change, the Department of Labor

Payscape Announces Partnership with Arsenal...

Feb 21, 2017Comments off

Local Companies Come Together to Provide Financial Technology Services to Eastern Missouri and Southwestern Illinois ST LOUIS (PRWEB) FEBRUARY 19, 2017 Financial technology provider, Payscape, has teamed up with Arsenal Credit Union to provide St. Louis-area

Woman Wins Jury Verdict Against National Oi...

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Bobbie Sweetin wins a gender retaliation case against NOV Grant PrideCo. A jury in Houston federal court awarded actual and punitive damages on Friday, February 17, 2017; Ms. Sweetin was represented in her weeklong trial by