Posts tagged Human resources
The Importance of Encouraging Workplace Wellness

Every good employer knows that the most important asset to their company is their employees. Every employer wants their employees to reach maximum productivity levels at a proficient rate. Promoting wellness  is one of the most beneficial choices an employer can make to encourage employees to reach their full potential. 

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How to Minimize Employee Job Stress

Stress in the workplace can pose a significant threat to the health of a company's employees and business in general. In fact, studies show that 75 percent of all employees believe that job stress has increased in recent years, and 25 percent of employees consider their jobs to be the most stressful aspect of their lives. Stress resulting from problems at work is at fault for more health problems than any other stressor, including family issues and financial concerns.

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Onboarding: More Than an Orientation

Today’s workplace requires new hires to hit the ground running. But, if you want them to succeed you need to give them the tools, education and information to be productive from the start. By investing in and creating a solid, comprehensive on-boarding program, your organization can reap a number of benefits.

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Employee Benefits: Education Leads to Dedication

A recent Harris Interactive Study commissioned by prominent disability insurance carrier Unum, found that employees who receive frequent and thorough education on their available benefits are more likely to view their employer positively and to feel that their employer values them. The survey establishes a positive correlation between employees understanding of their benefits and productivity.

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Workplace Group Life Insurance - A Valued Benefit

It's a call every business owner dreads: An employee's spouse calls you tearfully on a Monday morning. One of your workers won't be there anymore - he was killed in a car accident over the weekend. The next question she may have is this: "Was there any life insurance in place from work?" It's entirely within your power to answer her "yes." And then go on to say, "Your husband loved you. Your photo is on his desk. You're going to be ok."

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I-9 and E-Verify Mistakes Employers Must Avoid

More and more worksite compliance audits and restrictive E-Verify laws from the government are making immigration compliance with employment eligibility a very critical function for HR departments in many companies across the United States. Employers in the United States have been under strict watch to ensure they are keeping a legal workforce. When employers complete the I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification form for every worker they hire, they are able to show that they are working to meet the requirements for verifying identification and eligibility to work in the United States. 

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Benefits of Weight Loss and Lifestyle Changes

It is common for people who want to lose weight to try losing large amounts in a short amount of time. In a fast-paced society where there is a high demand for instant results and services, people expect the same when it comes to losing weight. However, losing weight the healthy way does not work like that.

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Telemedicine - You're Missing Out On

Studies show, it takes nearly 2.6 weeks to get an appointment with a primary-care provider. Telemedicine allows you to do it in 2.6 seconds. As technology continues to evolve, so has traditional health care. Doctors are finding more ways to efficiently and conveniently care for patients through the use of telemedicine.  Telemedicine uses technology to facilitate communication between a doctor and patient who are not in the same physical location for the purpose of medical evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment.

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Exempt or Non-Exempt? Why FLSA Classifications Matter

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) requires that most employees be paid at least the federal minimum wage for all hours worked and overtime for all hours worked over 40 hours in a work week. However, the FLSA provides an exemption for those working in certain roles, commonly referred to as “white collar exemptions.”

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