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    Making Your Job Stand Out in a Crowded Job Market

    HR professionals are the utility player of a company. They have their hands on a little bit of everything, from payroll and training to benefits and time-off policies. Where HR particularly shines is in recruiting and hiring. You've probably got a lot of tricks of the trade when it comes to landing great applicants, but as with any expert, you ...
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    Tricks for Handling Too Many Applications

    Searching for the perfect candidate is basically the Goldilocks tale for HR. You either have too few, too many or the perfect amount of qualified applicants. But as someone in the field, you know that finding the "just right" amount is pretty elusive. And while "too few" is more often the trouble in today's hot job market, "too many" applications ...
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    Keeping Summer Workers for the Long-Haul

    The summer months in the skilled trades are busy. As an HR professional, you're looking at a lot of moving parts (and probably a lot of moving workers). For locations that are particularly heavy on seasonal environment, the summer months can mean a lot of transitional employees.
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    5 Tips to Tackle Compliance

    For businesses in the construction industry, meeting compliance regulations is a big part of federal jobs. By taking on the responsibility of working with the government, you're making a commitment to meet a lot of oversight expectations. 
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    How HR Should Handle Mental Health in the Workplace

    When one in five American adults suffers from mental illness in any given year, HR has got to have its radar up. After all, the "human" part of human resources is pretty important, and when it comes to taking care of people, your HR team is likely to be the most tuned in as any part of the business. For that reason, you have the power to make a ...
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    The EEO-1 Data Employers Must Report by May 31

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) exists to ensure fair workplace practices for all demographics of employees. To ensure compliance, employers must file an EEO-1 Component 1 Form for the previous year by May 31, 2019. The survey is to be completed annually by employers with at least 100 employees, and federal contractors with at ...
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