With continued action in Congress and news of potential repeals, the fate of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) is still in question. The Act is currently still in effect, but some ACA rules have changed due to the enactment of new laws or the expiration of temporary provisions. How can a business concentrate on their […]
Due to evacuations in Hampton Roads in preparation for Hurricane Florence, we have abbreviated service hours this week. We will be taking emergency calls on Wednesday, September 12th. For the safety of our work family we will be CLOSED Thursday and Friday, September 13th and 14th. Mother Nature permitting, we will return to normal business […]
While it’s true that every business is different, there are a few common necessities. As a business owner, sometimes you just can’t do it all by yourself. Employees are the lifeblood that keeps your company running, yet when payday rolls around do you find yourself wondering if you could do without? Fire your software, not […]
Injury due to the heat is preventable.
Artificial Intelligence is becoming an increasingly discussed topic and its potential influence on the staffing industry is of no less concern. Whether its effective customer relations, the potential to replace a certain career field, or to improve operational efficiency, the age of technology and machine learning is here.
Over the last several years, several high-profile cases, most notably Browning-Ferris and Hy-Brand have come for a ruling before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The decisions have been cyclical, complicated, and convoluted, with the most recent involving conflict-of-interest issues. NLRB recognizes the confusion and in May issued a statement that reflects their desire to resolve the issue. What’s next?
The staffing industry is unique in so many ways and adequately insuring risk is no exception. Many staffing companies are working with insurance carriers or brokers who do not specialize in the staffing industry, and we often find key areas of exposure not addressed correctly or addressed at all.
Training reduces the skills gap and increases profitability and productivity, but employers should know the law and make wise hiring choices.
No matter what the process an organization uses to be strategic, basic rules like being dedicated, valuing all members of the team, taking manageable and measurable steps, and avoiding perfectionism are surely helpful reminders to achieving success.
Workers calling in sick today could cost the economy $3 billion.