Tips For Handling Workplace Hostility

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Even in the workplace, where professionalism is expected at all times, hostility can arise from employees. Emotions can run high and lead some professionals to voice their unhappiness. This can place many of their coworkers in an uncomfortable position and create more tension on top of impending deadlines or high workloads. One of the most important lessons you can learn as an HR professional is how to effectively and carefully respond to this kind of hostile behavior.

Each human resources professional ...

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The Life of a Background Check

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The life of our background checks is more strenuous than our competitors.’ We don’t rely entirely on public databases for our results. We deliver accurate information, every time. Every pre-employment screening assignment is a combination of automated searches and thorough fact checking.
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Get Moving! 6 Ways to Stay Active at a Desk Job

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We’ve all heard it before: sitting for too long at our desk jobs comes along with many health risks. We often sit for 8 hours at work, then sit in our cars on the drive home, and finally end the day sitting on the couch. Unfortunately, the risks of sitting come in more forms than you might think. Risks include heart disease, colon cancer, foggy brain, strained neck and back, tight hips, poor leg circulation and more.

While you can’t ...

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Finding a Balance Between Speed and Accuracy When Hiring

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It’s the moment you’ve been waiting for! You’ve found the perfect candidate for your open position: they’re qualified, fit culturally, and available to start immediately. These are the moments when many hiring managers act too quickly, and the results can be disastrous.

You may think you’ve found the candidate that’s “the one,” but it’s still important not to rush the hiring process and miss any critical steps. Time-to-hire is important if you’re aiming for the best candidates and decreasing disruption of ...

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EEOC Wellness Rules Hold Up in Court for Now: A Weekend Roundup

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The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) rules governing the fees employers can impose on employees who do not participate in wellness programs took effect on Jan. 1, surviving a motion to block them filed by AARP. The preliminary injunction, however, will not stop AARP’s lawsuit, and employers can expect to hear more on the subject later in 2017.

The lawsuit is a result of a rise in the controversial trend of employers tying participation in wellness programs to penalties and discounts ...

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Stop Making These 5 LinkedIn Mistakes

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LinkedIn is one of the most important resources you have when searching for a new job and attracting recruiters. In a world dominated by technology, crafting the perfect LinkedIn profile is just as important as having a striking resume. As HR professionals, we see many applicants who have great potential and experience, but their profiles fall short.

The bad news is there are several mistakes we see again and again. The good news? These mistakes can be easily remedied. Keep reading ...

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2016 Showed Significant Decrease in Job Cuts: A Weekend Roundup

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According to a new economic news release from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), job cuts were down by 12 percent in 2016 from 2015. Layoffs amounted to 526,915 in 2016, which is below the annual job cuts averaged since 2010.

Not surprisingly, the energy industry suffered the most layoffs in 2016. Energy-sector employers announced 14 percent more layoffs in 2016 than 2015, totaling 107,714. Most of these cuts were announced in the first half of 2016, ...

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What You Need to Know to Hire Engineers

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It can be daunting to begin the hiring process for highly technical positions. Competition can be fierce. Many types of engineers are in high demand, and you may have to act fast to hire that perfect candidate.

To make it through the hiring process efficiently and find the best candidate there are a few adjustments you may have to make to your hiring process for other positions. It may require more planning, but in the end, you will find the candidate ...

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