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The Benefits of Age Diversity in Hiring Practices

Discussion regarding diversity in the workplace often focuses on gender and ethnicity. While these are important, age diversity is equally relevant. For the first time in history, our workforce is comprised of 5 generations of employees; the Silent Generation (ages 74 to 94), Baby Boomers (ages 55 to 73), Generation X (ages 39 to 54), Generation Y (ages 24 to 38) and Generation Z (ages 23 and younger).

Company Culture and COVID-19

Company culture is that intangible element that defines the nature of an organization, that “something” that makes employees feel as though they fit within a workplace, affecting their happiness, motivation and productivity. It encompasses the shared values, goals, attitudes and practices that characterize an organization.

Onboarding New Employees

When it comes to building a strong team that you can trust to keep your business running and growing, it is vital to build an equally strong onboarding program. Employee retention and keeping top talent on your side speaks to your strength, but how so? Furthermore, how can we develop an onboarding program that encourages new hires to become a welcome part of the company?

 

 

What Is Structured Hiring?

Structured hiring is an approach to recruiting designed to provide a consistent interviewing experience for all parties involved. This hiring procedure provides a uniform method of evaluating candidates, encourages evidence based decisions, minimizes interviewer bias, and reduces the time/cost of hiring.

Common Payroll Pitfalls

Preparing payroll can be a complicated, time consuming, and stressful task. The tedious nature of the job makes it prone to errors, ranging from monetary losses, a diminished company reputation, to regulatory penalties. To prevent mistakes, identify where the potential risks are. Then establish controls and procedures that reduce and/or eliminate the risks. Following are some of the most common payroll pitfalls.

 

 

The Benefits of an Online Payroll System

Once considered unconventional, automated online payroll systems are now widely used. An online payroll system may be desktop software installed on an office computer or cloud software that can be accessed from anywhere. These systems provide features such as time and attendance tracking, direct deposit, check printing, storage of payroll records, form printing, management of multiple money types (i.e.

The Benefits of Creating a Summer Internship Program

An internship program is an opportunity to work for a firm for a fixed period of time. An intern position may be part or full time, paid or voluntary, as short as one week or as long as a year. A number of sectors offer internship programs including sales, marketing, engineering, graphic design, management and I.T.

How to Set Up a Successful Summer Internship Program

Starting a summer internship program is an excellent way to foster success for your company. Interns bring enthusiasm, new ideas, social media savvy, specialized skills, the latest knowledge and a fresh perspective. They reduce employee workload, increase productivity and provide access to the latest techniques and technology. An internship program is an effective tool for cultivating a pool of candidates for future positions. There are so many benefits!

How to Choose a Recruiting Agency

You have an open position in your company and you‘ve decided to use the knowledge and expertise of a recruitment agency to save time and money, source qualified candidates, take advantage of deep market knowledge, and reduce risk. But first, you have to figure out which agency is right for you. Following is a list of tips for choosing a recruitment firm.

 

Advantages to Outsourcing Recruitment

 

You have an opening in your company. Should you handle hiring in-house or enlist a recruitment agency? Before deciding, consider the numerous benefits to using a staffing firm to find qualified candidates.

   

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