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Thinking Outside the Interview Box: Tips for Hiring Talent, Part 2

Posted by FrankCrum on Mar 23, 2017 9:00:00 AM

When hiring talent, you need to ask questions in a variety of areas to gain the right feel for a candidate. While assessing skills is critical to choosing a candidate, in some cases it may be more important to find a hire who fits well within your team, versus one who has the exact skill set as the person who held the position before them. After all, if the person you choose doesn’t fit in well, you may have to start over.

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Topics: Hiring Employees, Hiring

[Upcoming Webinar ]The Dangers of Distracted Driving

Posted by Greg Andress on Mar 22, 2017 11:28:47 AM

Next month has been designated “Distracted Driving Awareness Month” to draw attention to the dangers of distracted driving. When you think of distractions on the road, you probably think of texting while driving, but there are several other contributing factors. The following distractions endanger driver, passenger, and bystander safety:

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Topics: Risk Management, Webinar

A Safe Workplace – It’s Not a Matter of Luck!

Posted by Greg Andress on Mar 17, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Workplace safety is one of the biggest roadblocks to success for many business owners. The most recent reporting from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics shows about 2.9 million injuries and illnesses reported by private industry employers in 2015. That’s in addition to more than 750,000 injuries and illnesses reported in the public sector. In 2015, the number of deadly work-related injuries was more than 4,800.

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Topics: Risk Management

To Ask, or Not to Ask? The Best Interview Questions [Infographic]

Posted by FrankCrum on Mar 16, 2017 8:00:00 AM

Being a great interviewer involves more than just learning about a potential candidate’s skills and personality traits. It’s about asking the right interview questions, in the right way, without being discriminatory, because saying the wrong thing could get you into trouble.

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Topics: Human Resources, Hiring Employees, Hiring

3 Things Employers Need to Know About ACA Changes

Posted by David Peasall, VP, Benefits and Human Resources on Mar 10, 2017 10:10:13 AM

Many of you may be wondering whether the GOP’s proposed ACA Replacement might end the Employer Mandate and Required Reporting for employers. The truth is that we do not know yet. What we do know is that if the newly dubbed “American Health Care Act” were to pass in some variation of its current form, there likely would not be any immediate changes in responsibilities for employers.

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Topics: Affordable Care Act

Thinking Outside the Interview Box: How to Hire Top Talent, Part 1

Posted by FrankCrum on Mar 9, 2017 9:00:00 AM

Finding talented people who are the right fit for your company can be a great challenge — especially as competition in the job market grows stronger. The ultimate goal is to seek well-rounded candidates who have a great mix of skills and personality. But how can you make sure a potential employee is the right fit? Our advice is to think outside the interview box.

Here are a few insider tips on how to hire top talent who will add lasting value to your organization.

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Topics: Hiring Employees, Hiring