• Why You Should Have Formal Onboarding and Orientation

    Too often companies fall into the habit of talking about onboarding and overlook the importance of orientation and the effect it can have on retention. There's a distinct difference between the two. In order to maximize first impressions, here are some tips to create a better orientation.
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  • BirdDogHR 20th Anniversary

    2017 is a milestone year for BirdDogHR. Not only are we proudly celebrating our 20th year in business, we have added customer #1000 and are looking forward to innovations in our SaaS products and services.
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  • How to Recruit for Retention

    Recruiting a new employee is a time consuming and important process. It’s also an expensive one. HR professionals estimate recruitment can rack up costs equalling between 15% to 30% of a position’s fu
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    Introducing Generation Z

    We’ve all just gotten comfortable with the idea of having millennials in the workplaces and their work ethic and habits. Now that they’re moving into management, it’s time to introduce the next genera
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  • How to Attract Skilled Labor Employees

    Two-thirds of American contractors say it's difficult to find qualified craft workers to join their team. The skilled labor shortage affects the construction industry as a whole, but disproportionately impacts smaller construction companies that often have less of a competitive advantage to lure and retain skilled workers. Here's how you can do it.
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  • Things to Do Before 2017: Reflect on and Revise Goals

    With the New Year right around the corner, it’s time to start talking about New Year’s resolutions and business goals for 2017. But before you put 2016 behind you, take this time to reflect on employee performance management.
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  • Benefits of Workplace Diversity

    The marketplace is dynamic and diverse. To keep up with it and remain profitable and successful, your work environment needs to possess those same qualities. Integrating employees from culturally dive
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  • Compliance Challenges in the Construction Industry

    The Office of Federal Contract Compliance (OFCCP) creates regulations and conducts audits to determine whether companies are hiring fairly and in accordance to the law. Managing regulatory changes and creating procedures based on those changes can be challenging for companies.
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