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May the Force Be with You in (a Changing) 2018

Star Wars geekdom is strong in my family. I have it. My sons have it. My wife… well, she’s coming around. Like many my age, I grew up on the original Star Wars trilogy, idolizing the litany of iconic characters that include Han Solo, Luke Skywalker, Princess Leia, Chewy, Darth Vader, and so many others. […]

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Open Positions and Hiring Plans Expected to Increase in Q1 2018

Brilliant™—a staffing and management resources firm specializing in accounting, finance, and information technology (IT)—has released its Q1 2018 Hiring Forecast. The data indicates an increase in open accounting, finance, and IT positions heading into the first quarter of 2018. Further, businesses are planning to increase their overall hiring plans in the next 12 months, especially […]

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Court Vacates EEOC Rules on Wellness Disclosures

A federal district court vacated the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s (EEOC) rules on how employers’ wellness programs must comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Genetic Nondiscrimination Act (GINA).

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Is It More Expensive to Hire Teams?

In Friday’s Advisor, we discussed the idea of hiring entire teams instead of individuals. We outlined some of the possible benefits of doing so. Today, we’re taking a look at some of the potential drawbacks of this hiring method.

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Why You Should Consider Hiring Teams

The hiring process is time-consuming and expensive. It can take weeks, if not months, just to bring on one new hire—and there’s always the risk that person will not work out, and you’ll have to start all over again. Any time you’re bringing on someone new, it’s a difficult task to assess whether he or […]

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What is a High-Trust Culture?

Most employers worry about how to keep good employees on board and how to recruit employees who will stay long term. One idea that can help with both of those items is showing employees they’re trusted. Employees who feel trusted are more likely to feel empowered and more likely to feel satisfied with their job. […]

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