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Human Resource Management

January 31, 2019 Read time: 4 minutes

If you're operating under salary history bans, there are a few actionable steps you can take to acclimate to these new laws. By:  Jennifer Maynard , Human Resources Manager, Innovative Employee Solutions (IES) Published by: HR Dive While the conversation surrounding equal pay for women is nothing new, many lawmakers are taking action to ensure…

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January 8, 2019 Read time: 3 minutes

By: Sara Jensen, Vice President of Business Development The U.S. staffing industry has been growing steadily over the past few years, with 2018 revenues expected to be around $148 billion and 2019 revenues set to surpass $150 billion. Now is the time for a young staffing firm to make a name for itself. But that means focusing…

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January 3, 2019 Read time: 4 minutes

By: Peter Limone, President and CFO, Innovative Employee Solutions (IES) Published by: Entrepreneur "Just be sure to treat those gig workers right because, with employment at a historic high, it's not uncommon for recruiters to poach workers from competitors." These days, we all know people who work in the gig economy. After the economic downturn of…

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human resource outsource
December 18, 2018 Read time: 3 minutes

Human resources departments can play an integral role in driving business. But when HR professionals are tasked with a laundry list of administrative responsibilities, strategic pursuits often fall to the wayside. Fortunately, there is a solution. As the gig economy rises, there’s a growing trend to outsource HR’s administrative responsibilities. In the next four years,…

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work life balance contingent workers
December 4, 2018 Read time: 4 minutes

By: Tania Fiero, Vice President of Human Resources Published by: HR Daily Advisor High-quality talent is hard to come by and even harder to keep. With low unemployment and a generation of reliable, experienced workers pondering retirement, competition for talented employees has become the stuff of sleepless nights for chief human research officers. With nearly half of…

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Me Too
November 30, 2018 Read time: 3 minutes

By: Sara Jensen, Vice President of Business Development, Innovative Employee Solutions (IES) Published by: Training Magazine Companies need to be vigilant about maintaining a safe working environment, and workers can help mitigate negative scenarios by keeping in mind these suggestions. Women and men everywhere are speaking up about inequality, injustice, and sexual harassment—all topics that have…

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performance reviews
November 29, 2018 Read time: 3 minutes

By: Tania Fiero, Vice President of Human Resources Published by: Entrepreneur It’s not uncommon for "performance review season" -- which many companies are about to embark on -- to cast a shadow over a company’s employees. Almost everyone who participates in a performance review is dissatisfied with the process. There's evidence of that: Deloitte recently conducted…

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dating at work
July 26, 2018 Read time: 3 minutes

By: Sara Jensen, Vice President of Business Development Published By: Staffing Industry Analysts - The Staffing Stream  Many Americans spend the majority of their waking hours at their workplace, so it is no surprise that relationships can often begin between colleagues. However, in the wake of the #MeToo movement involving shifting social attitudes and holding…

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agile hr
July 10, 2018 Read time: 4 minutes

Agile is probably not the first word you would use to describe the traditional model for hiring and staffing your organization. Typically, human resources departments hire candidates for defined roles with rigid criteria for lateral moves or promotions. But ignoring the agile approach hinders organizations from responding quickly to their constantly evolving needs. Today’s companies…

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Risk Management
May 14, 2018 Read time: 3 minutes

By: Tania Fiero, VP of Human Resources Published By: HR Daily Advisor  Yesterday we began to learn about enterprise risk management (ERM) and how it influences HR. Today we’ll look at risk appetite, performing a risk assessment, and prioritizing risks. Determine Risk Appetite Of all the steps, this one tends to be the most difficult for…

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