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Employers & Employees Agree on New Holiday Celebration Trends
Employees continue to be skeptical of lavish employer holiday parties, and employers find opportunity in containing holiday costs. With the economic damage of the past several years, cutting back through cautious spending is greatly appreciated by all. Article.
Legal Compliance Drilldown & Links...
Recent changes include the HIRE Act, ARRA, FLSA Government Crackdown, Expanded Anti-Harassment Definitions, CHIPRA, FMLA, COBRA & UI Updates, Mental Health, GINA, Privacy, I-9 Audits, E-Verify, Recordkeeping, Social Media, Dodd-Frank Act and much more. Contact us for more information on these prior changes. A few new toolsets follow...
Validating the Assessment Elimination
As new employee assessment instruments continue to flood the market, the most common wasteful mistake is to select an instrument not validated as an elimination tool. Employers cannot track progress of candidates never hired, creating invisibility to this costly error. Vendors profit from higher than necessary elimination rates. More elimination = more assessment purchase. When incorporating an assessment into our catalog, HRS screens the correlation analysis between scores and job performers for high, middle and low performers. You should, too.
New Hiring Activity Continues...
Although US employment statistics remain somewhat flat, talent acquisition continues to rise. Getting the right people doing the right things at the right price remains a focus. With a wealth of available candidates, poor performers and high priced talent continue to get the oust. Strategic attrition creates opportunity. The demand for trainability assessment continues to rise. Bureau of Labor Statistics Details
Technology and Globalization Opportunities Launch HRS Cairo Operations
Former clients at Vodafone Egypt have emerged among our greatest fans and have helped us expand global operations. These treasured alumni of our Leadership Assessment & Certification programs have prospered substantially through HRS workshops and have enthusiastically entered partnership as new facilitators. Nothing beats testimonial and validated success! Assessment scoring shall remain in the US with video-conference feedback available from key HRS assessors.
Cheers to Another HRS Collaboration with Marquette!
As esteemed educators we have enjoyed projects with the finest institutions including Loyola & Marquette in 2010. Our CEO presided this fall on a hand-selected Master of Leadership expert team with fellow panelists Ulice Payne, Coach Terri Mitchell & Art Scheuber. We remain dedicated to academic excellence.
Arthritis Foundation Restructures... Needs Leaders
After contributing to governance planning and the successful award of new entity charter, our CEO retires after 12 years Board of Directors service and leadership. With discovery that arthritis is the most common US disability, we need to continue this "next level" leadership improvement, specifically building resources toward stronger organizational development and leadership planning. A bill is in Congress, and the impact is enormous. We implore business and community leaders to "pick up the torch." Change champion leaders need not give 12 years. Only 12 months, 12 weeks or 12 minutes can make an important difference.
Salary Negotiation Advice... Really?
Unemployed "experts" (cough, cough) are still pummelling employees with bad advice, encouraging inappropriate and high risk salary negotiation. Your team members may be listening. Read our response.
Please consider HRS for your compliance planning, answer desk, talent assessment/acquisition or training and development needs. Time, human capital planning, cost containment and risk management are more important than ever before.