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18 Productivity Tips for 2018

Since it’s a new year, now is a good time to evaluate how well your team is performing. If you noticed decreased productivity last year, it will be important to help employees avoid the mistakes and habits that led to unproductive workdays. You can help your employees restore their performance and maintain an attitude of […]

Top Four HR Compliance Concerns

As an HR Professional, what do you think about when you hear the word “compliance”?  You might think about the American Disabilities Act, Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act and other legislation relevant to what you do every day. Although these are important, compliance is more than just […]

Top Recruitment Strategies

Author Vern Dosch of Wired Differently, once said, “We can never fall short when it comes to recruiting, hiring, maintaining and growing our workforce. It is the employees who make our organization’s success a reality.” In order to make your company’s recruitment and hiring process a success and reality, check out these top five strategies […]

Is Your Employment Application Illegal?

Ban the Box is a phrase, and a movement, that has been getting more and more attention recently. The intention is to allow individuals with a criminal record to have an equal opportunity to obtain a job based on their qualifications. By “banning the box”, employers must remove the question about conviction history job applications. […]

Charting the I-9 Process

Charting the I-9 Process: Ensuring Compliance the Right Way Presented by The Orsus Group HR Services Most employers today are aware of Form I-9, the employment eligibility document they are required to complete for every employee hired in their workplace. And most employers probably think I-9 compliance is a rather straightforward and simple thing. But […]

Top 10 Reasons to do Background Checks

Her resume looked perfect. Connie had graduated from a well-regarded university, had 15 years of experience in progressively more responsible Accounting and Finance positions, and aced the interview. Congratulations, Connie, you’re our new Director of Accounting! The only problem was that soon after the hiring, things around the office started turning up missing. Then a […]

Background Checks:
Doing them Wrong, Doing them Right

More companies than ever before are choosing to conduct background checks as part of their hiring process.  The background check has become a vital tool in helping employers secure competent employees and avoid liability for wrongful hires. But how do newcomers to the game determine how to perform a background check legally and effectively?  Should […]