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Employer HR Tips – March 2019

Keeping Employee Files Protected Security of employee data has gained attention when it comes to data on company computer networks and intranets. A recent court case, Dittman vs UPMC, has held a company responsible for employee data that was stolen from its computer network. In addition to reviewing your electronic data security policies, do not [...]

Job Hunting Tips of the Day – February 2019

When does the interview process actually begin? When application is submitted: Sending your resume in for a job doesn’t stop there, nor is it the only information you should be sending. To stand out as a polished and professional job candidate, you should attach a cover letter written specifically for that company detailing why you [...]

Employer HR Tips – December 2018

An employee’s salary is an important component of job satisfaction. There are a number of factors in determining a competitive salary. Check out this month’s employer tips for the next time you’re determining employee salaries.  Classification When determining your employees’ salaries, first consider whether they are exempt or non-exempt. Exempt employees are paid a salary [...]

The Labor Shortage Epidemic

When did we forget that there are two options: college OR career? Most students post-graduation have their sights set on a university, even if they have no foreseeable plan for their professional career. Statistics show that some university-enrolled students have yet to complete their degree after six years of paying a hefty tuition. In that [...]

The New Age of Mobile Online Job Searching

Mobile devices and social media have become a leading force in job hunts and subsequently recruiting. According to Glassdoor, 89% of active job hunters rely on their mobile device as a leading tool in their job search. Closely following, Glassdoor reports that 79% are employing the help of social media, a platform once reserved for [...]