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IES Blog Archive

Archive: 2015

June 17, 2015 Read time: 3 minutes

The following is a guest post from IES’s President, Peter Limone: When it comes to hiring and paying employees, the road to payday can sometimes be a bumpy one. As President of a company that specializes in helping companies simplify payroll for their contingent hires, I’ve seen firsthand how easy it is for clients to…

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April 30, 2015 Read time: 2 minutes

It is extremely important for employers to hire the right employee to ensure a lucrative investment. Hiring the wrong employee can set a company back financially and lower the organization's morale. In a CareerBuilder survey of 2,696 employers, 41 percent of participants revealed that a bad hire set their company back $25,000, and 25 percent said it…

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April 30, 2015 Read time: 3 minutes

Communication is a huge component of the job for HR professionals, and with the growing digital age, virtual communication seems to be the go-to method in the workplace. More employees are working from home, companies are expanding and mobility is becoming the norm, meaning that maintaining connections over long distances is vital for business success.Email…

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April 30, 2015 Read time: 2 minutes

Although gossip can be completely innocent in the beginning, it can eventually hurt feelings and damage reputations. According to the University of Virginia's Health System Faculty and Employee Assistance Program, workplace gossip may even cause good employees to leave the company. As an employer, it is your job to keep gossip under control in your organization. Here…

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April 29, 2015 Read time: 2 minutes

The point of an interview is for the employer to get to know the candidate and for the candidate to gain a better understanding of the job. That being said, there are certain personal qualities that by law cannot play a factor in whether a person gets a job. According to Business Insider, questions that…

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April 29, 2015 Read time: 2 minutes

Even in a tough economy, talented job candidates will always have several options. If you want to attract the cream of the crop to your company, you have to offer more competitive incentives. If a skilled applicant isn't satisfied with what your business offers, she can just accept a different position. Here are four ways…

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April 28, 2015 Read time: 2 minutes

Negativity can be pretty common in the workplace. According to a Gallup poll, only 31.5 percent of American employees were engaged in their jobs in 2014. Whiny employees do not just get on a manager's nerves; they also can put other workers in bad moods. Although it may seem easy to just ignore these types of workers, it's…

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April 27, 2015 Read time: 2 minutes

No business likes to lose good workers. If one of your staff members quits, you have to spend time and money looking for another candidate. According to a recent Center for American Progress study, for all positions earning less than $50,000 a year, the average cost of replacing an employee is 20 percent of a person's…

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April 24, 2015 Read time: 2 minutes

When making the decision to bring on a temporary workforce, it's important for employers to consider the effect it will have on current employees. According to Team Global, permanent workers may experience discomfort at the thought of temporary employees joining a company, and some may consider it a sign their positions are in jeopardy. It…

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April 24, 2015 Read time: 3 minutes

Have you ever heard the saying, "Two minds are better than one?" Diversity adds a new advantage to this logic. What's the purpose of two minds if they think exactly alike?Creating a workplace with varied ways of thinking promotes innovative ideas, allows you to connect with your customer base and strengthens the company identity. These…

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