7 Steps to Safer Chemicals in Your Facility

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The handling of unsafe chemicals can have a big impact on workers – the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) estimates that 50,000 deaths and over 190,000 illnesses each year are the result of exposure to unsafe chemicals. To prevent the hazards of chemical exposure in the workplace and improve employee performance, OSHA developed a… Read more »

5 Skills to Look for in an Office Clerical Candidate

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Office clerical workers fill a diverse assortment of job duties – such as answering phones, keeping records, and scheduling appointments – in the workplace to support your staff. According to a recent survey from the International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP), most office administrative workers support three executives on average. Since office clerical candidates carry… Read more »

The ACA and Your Temp Workers: What Does this Mean for You?

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With temp workers projected to make up over half of the entire workforce in the U.S. by 2020, it’s never too soon to start getting familiar with all of the legal requirements they entail. One major factor with temp workers is now the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – passed in 2014, it states that employers… Read more »

How To: Create a Culture of Safety at Your Facility

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A culture of safety refers to a system of common attitudes and practices within a workplace that place an emphasis on the importance of safety on a day-to-day basis. Workplaces that create a strong safety culture have been found to have a reduced likelihood of accidents, according to findings from the Occupational Safety and Health… Read more »

3 Must-Have Candidate Screenings to Improve Retention Rates

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As a recruiter or hiring manger, you know the basics of hiring a solid candidate: Evaluate resumes and cover letters Select the most promising prospects Conduct interviews to get to know the candidates This is a great start, but how can you ensure that you find the best candidate for the long term? Can you… Read more »

PrideStaff Wins Inavero’s 2014 Best Of Staffing® Diamond Awards

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FRESNO, CA – The PrideStaff group of companies, including PrideStaff, PrideStaff Financial, Rx relief and Insurance Relief, announced today it has been named as one of Inavero’s 2014 Best of Staffing® Award winners and has also earned the 2014 Best of Staffing Diamond Award for achieving the highest client and talent service quality scores for… Read more »

You Don’t Have to “Do It Yourself”: Four Advantages to Using a Staffing Agency

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As you evaluate your hiring needs, consider using a staffing company to help. As experts in the industry they can assist you with creating an effective hiring strategy, customized to your needs. Four Reasons to Consider Using a Staffing Agency: Decreased cost: While a temporary employee may cost more per hour, you pay only for… Read more »

The Top 5 Pain Points in Performance Reviews (And How To Solve Them)

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Most everyone dreads dealing with performance appraisals. Let’s be honest: performance reviews are a pain in the you-know-what. Employees don’t like them and HR aren’t fans either–45 percent of HR leaders didn’t think reviews were good gauges of a worker’s performance, compared to last year’s 39 percent, according to a poll by the Society of… Read more »

Changing Organizational Culture: Do You Do It Top Down or Ground Up?

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Lots of companies are adding an executive-level position of culture chief. Seems like a good idea, right? NOT SO! When done right, a culture exec can be a powerful role to marshal resources, but it runs a HUGE risk of communicating a top-down approach to culture–and that’s not the way to go. What works better?… Read more »

Human Resource Challenges for 2013

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Want to make a big impact on your company–and your career–in 2013? Then it’s time to put your human resources to the test. It’s time to challenge your organization to do more, do it better, and really make the most of your human resources function. Are you ready? Here are 30 HR challenges for you…. Read more »