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What Employers Must Know When Drug Screening Applicants

What Employers Must Know When Drug Screening Applicants

Did you know that the percentage of US employees testing positive for drugs has increased over the past 2 years? This includes an increase in usage across nearly all workforce categories and drug test specimen types, according to Quest Diagnostics. Drug screening is...

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How Company Culture Shapes Employee Motivation

How Company Culture Shapes Employee Motivation

Employees collaborating in creative office environmentYou’ve probably read countless articles and seen numerous presentations highlighting the importance of corporate culture. Unfortunately, most of the news focuses on measuring employee satisfaction. 

What’s wrong with employee satisfaction? 

Satisfied employees are happy where they are, but they aren’t necessarily engaged and motivated to do more to help the organization excel. Motivated and engaged employees want to push to be better and make the business a better, more fulfilling place to work. 

As you consider industry employment trends and your business environment, think about it in terms of engagement. Fostering an engaging company culture is a business strategy that can shape employee motivation and improve your business performance in critical areas.

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3 Problems in the Recruitment & Selection Process (and How to Solve Them)

3 Problems in the Recruitment & Selection Process (and How to Solve Them)

Two men at computer collaborating on how to get past their challenges in the recruitment and selection processIn 2018, the U.S. unemployment rate is the lowest we’ve seen in ten years.  While that’s exciting news for the economy and job seekers, it means increasing competition for recruiters and hiring managers. The hiring goals you’ve laid out within your recruiting process are going to be even more challenging to meet than you may have anticipated. In fact, you’re probably facing one or more of the problems below. Don’t worry, we have some tips to help you through them!

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Setting Up Tax-Favored Leave-Based Donation Programs Aiding Harvey Victims

Setting Up Tax-Favored Leave-Based Donation Programs Aiding Harvey Victims

donate your vacation.fwHurricane Harvey tore through Texas and Louisiana, moving slowly from August 25th through August 30th, before moving out of the area and dumping flood waters in other parts of the nation as well.

The devastation caused by one of the worst hurricanes in recorded U.S. history has left many asking what they can do to be of help in relief efforts. Many employees may be asking what contributions they’re able to make in partnership with their employer. The IRS has announced that it will permit employers to set up tax-favored leave-based donations programs. read more…