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Making Lemonade – 5 Ways to Tackle Workplace Negativity

Nolan Gray Staffing

Even under the best of circumstances, work can be stressful. Deadlines, big projects, running late, work/life balance issues and misfiring printers can make you want to pull your hair out. But when unnecessary stressors are piled on by negative coworkers, the workplace can quickly become intolerable. Everyone knows that person – that colleague that never has anything nice to say …

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7 Simple Ways to Increase Employee Satisfaction

Nolan Gray Staffing

As an HR professional, do you ever think how much easier your job would be if all of the employees were satisfied? If all the staff you interact with loved their jobs, you’d probably love yours more as well. While there are some workers that are determined to be dour at work, most employees would appreciate your efforts to make …

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5 Genius Apps that Facilitate HR on the Go

Nolan Gray Staffing

It seems everywhere you go these days, smartphones and tablets are the way we do business. One Miami restaurant has equipped each table with an iPad so customers order without the help of a waitress scribbling on a paper pad. Doctor’s offices are increasingly using tablets and smart devices to record health information and track your chart. So why not HR? Think …

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3 Excuses HR Gives for Avoiding Data-Driven Workforce Behavior Predictions

Nolan Gray Staffing

As a human resources professional, you’ve got scads of data at your fingertips. Beyond who works where, what they do and how much they make, you should have information on work attendance, dates of promotion, education, age and more. If all this data was put to work, what could it tell you about workforce behavior? Even better, what could it …

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5 Tricks to Supercharge Employee Retention

Nolan Gray Staffing

We all know that recruiting can be a challenge – it’s tough to know how a prospective employee will fit with your existing team or to know if what you see in the interview is what you’ll see on the job. Combine this with training costs and the aggravation of transfer of knowledge and it becomes obvious that employee retention is important. …

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HR and Obamacare – 5 Factors You Must Consider!

Nolan Gray Staffing

Looking ahead to the implementation of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act we’ve all come to know as Obamacare, there are some crucial aspects that employers must be aware of. Now is the time to ensure you’re fully aware of all of the provisions, how it will impact your benefits, your record keeping and your company’s expenses.

Mine Critical HR Info in Exit Interviews – The One Question You Must Ask!

Nolan Gray Staffing

When an employee turns in their resignation, depending on their performance and importance to their department or the company at large, there may be pangs of regret or a collective sigh of relief. But no matter the ripples from a planned departure among co-workers and managers, as a human resources professional, you must take advantage of this opportunity to glean …

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HR Professionals Want Robust Data Solutions to Improve Staff

Nolan Gray Staffing

When you think of human resources software, your thoughts may tend more toward tracking, cataloguing and warehousing information. For many years, HRMS was a tool that simply replaced file cabinets and to-do lists – where you could track hours, attendance, benefits, documents and more. But more recent iterations of HRMS are adding functionality that allows human resources departments to improve …

Beware New Hires Abusing IT – HR Study Reveals Trend

Nolan Gray Staffing

If your firm is one that hires recent college graduates for any type of position, a new HR study has revealed some behavioral trends you should be on the lookout for! York College’s Center for Professional Excellence revealed its most recent annual survey of human resources professionals that studies employer experience and satisfaction with recent college graduate hires. The results are informative, …

Jobscience Empowers Intellio to Substantially Improve Success in Social Recruiting

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[two_third last=”no”] Intellio Attracts Candidates by Combining Jobscience With ‘Mobile-push’ Social Recruiting Techniques Intellio integrated Jobscience’s innovative ‘recruitment marketing automation’ solution with Intellio’s proprietary mobile-push technology, which sends real-time job openings to candidates through LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter mini-apps. All candidate responses are fed back into Jobscience, giving recruiters a 360-degree view of candidate engagement from all sources, including social …

Reducing Employee Turnover with Predictive HRMS Software

Nolan Gray Staffing

  Is your company finding it challenging to find and then keep good people? If you had a way of looking deeper into the reasons why candidates often struggle to get past the first few months on a new job, wouldn’t your HR department take action? It’s been said over and over again that “people don’t leave jobs, they leave management.” This …

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The Real Cost of a Bad Hire

Nolan Gray Staffing

One of the most hidden but costly aspects of being in business is dealing with employee turnover. From money wasted on advertising and recruitment needs to the time and effort put into training a new employee, having a continual turn-style of employees coming and going can reduce a staffing budget in very little time.

Best Practices for Managing Social Media in the Workplace

Nolan Gray Staffing

In an average workweek, how well does your company manage its social media presence? Is there a strategy in place to manage this valuable resource? Social media is a regular part of many businesses today, for a variety of practical reasons. From a human resource standpoint, it can be an effective way of connecting with future and current employees. Yet, far …