Did you know that 33% of all non-fatal workplace injuries fall into the category of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSD’s). MSD’s affect the muscles, nerves, blood vessels, ligaments and tendons. Workers in many different industries and occupations can be exposed to risk factors at work, such as...

As a manager, I hated writing performance reviews. I worked hard to make them reflective of achievements, performance and goals. I would spend hours reading the peer and self-evaluations and then writing examples to support my scores.  In the end, it was a grand waste...

Benefits can set your company apart from competitors. Over fifty percent of employees consider benefits to be one of the top factors in accepting a new job. It is important to re-evaluate your company’s benefit offerings annually to keep pace with the continually changing needs...

By next year, millennials will represent fifty percent of the global workforce. This generation reads, writes and interprets information differently. It’s important to understand the differences in communication styles so conversations will be more relatable. Try these five steps to guide your communications with the...

What do you think are the jobs of the future? Here is a list of professions that may not be around much longer… Artificial intelligence, robotics and smartphone applications are changing the labor market.  As technology continues to evolve, these types of jobs are likely...

Consider hiring a U.S. veteran for your next open position. Veterans are disciplined team-oriented players that can add value to any employer's business. Here are some reasons why veterans make great employees: Trained Leaders The military trains people to be leaders. Veterans understand how to manage, motivate,...

CIO’s are focused on meeting the upcoming deadline for the EU’s new stringent data privacy laws. The compliance requirements are onerous. They not only cover in-house processing and storage, but extend the same requirements to cloud vendors and third-party partners. What is GDPR? Global Data Protection Regulation...

As 2018 begins, business leaders will continue to be challenged to keep pace and adapt to the rapidly changing technology landscape. New technologies are requiring companies to evaluate employee skillsets and offer new training to staff with legacy skills, hire subject matter experts and contract...

Below are three trends that are changing the way recruiting teams find, qualify, and engage candidates. Advancements in technology and non-traditional approaches to hiring are requiring employers and recruiters to shift their approach to recruiting.   Workplace Diversity Companies are beginning to examine workplace diversity and...

The effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act by Senate Republicans has, for the second time in two months, failed get enough support. The Graham-Cassidy bill drew significant concerns regarding the coverage of pre-existing conditions and the establishment of block grants to states for Medicaid...