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Immigration

It’s Time to Cozy Up to the New I-9

It’s time for employers to get acquainted with the new Form I-9. The form is easier to use than the old version, but with just a few weeks left before employers have to make the switch, it’s a good idea to get familiar with the form now, says Jacob Monty, managing partner at Monty & […]

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Planning a Conference? Build a Better Break-Out Group

Ever get to a meeting and shudder when you see break-out groups on the agenda? Sure, there are speakers, but then there are huge blocks of time devoted to break-outs.  It’s natural to wonder whether or not these small groups will be of any value.

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Employee Goal-Setting Tips

Setting appropriate employee goals is an important component of keeping the workforce productive and motivated. It can also affect retention since clear expectations are a critical component of employee satisfaction levels. And organizations that opt to implement pay-for-performance programs have an added layer of accountability by putting a piece of the employee’s compensation on the […]

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Workplace Wellness: Best Strategies for Using Wearables at Work

By Danna Korn, Sonic Boom Wellness Activity-tracking devices are one of the most effective tools for getting employees to participate in worksite wellness programs. Getting them to continue participating, however, is an entirely different ballgame. Follow these tips to get (and keep!) employees more deeply engaged in wellbeing initiatives.

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Workplace Wellness: Best Strategies for Using Wearables at Work

By Danna Korn, Sonic Boom Wellness Activity-tracking devices are one of the most effective tools for getting employees to participate in worksite wellness programs. Getting them to continue participating, however, is an entirely different ballgame. Follow these tips to get (and keep!) employees more deeply engaged in wellbeing initiatives.

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The Executive Pay Ratio: It’s Time to Act

The bigger the wheels, the more slowly they turn, and seldom will you find wheels bigger than those inside the U.S. government. The wheels within one particular agency, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), have been churning for no fewer than 5 years, trying to shape policy to address provisions of the 2010 Dodd-Frank Wall […]

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Everything Is On Demand; What About Employees?

Attorney Deanna Brinkerhoff suggests that like so many other things today, employees should be on demand. Deanna Brinkerhoff, an associate in the Las Vegas office of law firm Holland & Hart LLP, offered her tips at BLR’s Advanced Employment Issues Symposium, held recently in Las Vegas. Why Recruiters Are Looking for More On-Demand Talent Brinkerhoff […]

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Are You Too Chicken to Use Social Media?

Job descriptions are ever-changing due to the rise in new technology. With that said, there are now jobs specifically for social media and social networking. While a social media community manager job description hasn’t made it into the Job Descriptions Encyclopedia yet, it’s definitely becoming one of the fastest-trending jobs.

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