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Archive: 2012

December 31, 2012 Read time: 1 minutes

While some executives highly value the role of human resources professionals in the firm, others see it as a set of automated tasks that can easily be outsourced to third-party providers. As a result, many companies are partnering with outsourcing firms to take care of payroll, benefits and recruitment duties without stealing away employees from…

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December 31, 2012 Read time: 1 minutes

One day before 2013, Congress hasn't answered many questions surrounding the fiscal cliff dilemma. One thing does seems practically certain: Payroll taxes will likely rise after New Years, reports The Wall Street Journal. The payroll tax rate employers have seen for two years expires today and federal decision makers have stopped mentioning the possibility of…

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December 31, 2012 Read time: 1 minutes

There's an imbalance in the supply and demand for creative talent, according to a recent study by The Creative Group. Nearly forty percent of marketing and advertising executives who responded to the "Hiring Climate for Creatives" survey reported have difficulties finding the skilled creative professionals they need. The job-sourcing company surveyed roughly 500 advertising and…

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December 28, 2012 Read time: 1 minutes

For many businesses, interns play a large role in the backbone of operations. While the stereotypical portrait of internships calls for tasks like fetching coffee, making copies and menial administrative work, companies should consider the importance of developing their interns by providing them a meaningful learning experience. One of the first steps in the right…

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December 28, 2012 Read time: 1 minutes

Sharing and explaining company policies and procedures related to employee promotion can play a large role in keeping staff motivated, focused and committed to their company, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) states. However, only 16 percent of companies widely communicate their promotional policies for recruitment and employee retention, according to a recent survey…

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December 28, 2012 Read time: 1 minutes

Traditionally, companies have housed their own human resources department to manage staffing, recruitment, procedures and processes for the entire enterprise. While human resources are a critical component to any successful business, many companies are looking to outsource common HR tasks to free up resources and capital within the company for other departments, projects and obligations.…

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December 27, 2012 Read time: 1 minutes

If Congress settles the fiscal cliff dilemma, economic predictions for 2013 are promising, Moody's Analytics states, and businesses are planning to beef up their workforce by adding more permanent and contract employees. CareerBuilder's annual hiring forecast found 26 percent of employers plan to hire addition full-time, permanent employees, up 3 percentage points from 2012's predictions.…

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December 27, 2012 Read time: 1 minutes

Many companies are deploying new technological innovations that offer automated processes to simplify work tasks and accelerate completion of duties. While the technology is intended to make life easier for all workers, many staff may report decreased productivity if they are unaware of the availability of such automated processes. Human resources departments must not only…

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December 26, 2012 Read time: 1 minutes

Bringing contract employees into a business is a positive move in all industries across the world. In Australia, the financial sector has reaped the benefits of hiring temporary employees. According to a recent study by Hays Recruitment, 14.6 percent of contract workers in the country are employed by financial services, reports Money Management. Survey respondents…

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December 26, 2012 Read time: 1 minutes

Human resources departments are tasked with not only recruiting employees to fill workforce roles, but ensuring existing staff are content and developing to help lead the company in the future. When staff are unhappy with company operations or performance, the turnover rate increases rapidly. This can translate into more time and money spent on searching…

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