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Hiring Practices in a Candidate Driven Market

on Oct 23, 2019 9:45:00 AM By | Strategic Human Resources, Inc. | 0 Comments | hiring Candidate Experience
Since the Great Recession in 2008 and especially over the last several years, the economy has moved from recovery mode to consistently maintaining strong growth.  The latest news release from the Bureau of Labor Statistics states that the national monthly unemployment rates have been remaining steady at 3.7%, while at the same time, job numbers continue to stay positive.  Many financial experts see that trend continuing for the foreseeable future.
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Avoiding Workplace Communication Breakdowns

on Aug 7, 2019 9:33:00 AM By | Strategic Human Resources, Inc. | 0 Comments | communication team Team Leader Management
Let’s face it – it’s summer. The sun is out, the pool is open, and vacation is calling. Communication is tough when you’re all in the office and focused, let alone when one team member is on vacation and two others are preparing for theirs’ the following week. In the chaos of vacations and summer schedules, here are a few ways to keep your team together during these hectic few months.
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Emergency Action Plan: Preparing for an Emergency Before It Happens

on Jul 24, 2019 10:11:00 AM By | Strategic Human Resources, Inc. | 0 Comments | Management Preparedness Emergency
The best way to prepare for an emergency is before it happens. The workplace is not immune to emergencies even with the best preparations. Each day, companies across the world deal with small issues like health and safety to major incidents like natural disasters.  While we can’t control the weather to stop hurricanes, tornadoes, or even wildfires, we can help mitigate and prevent some of the smaller issues from turning into larger concerns.
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Key Areas of HR to Review as You Begin the New Year

As we roll into the New Year, it’s a fabulous time to do a quick audit of your HR function. This will help you start the year on the right foot with a plan. Too often the day-to-day grind keeps us from planning and being strategic. This year, let’s change this!
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Can We Hire Someone on a J-2 Visa?

Question: What is a J-2 Visa holder? And, can we hire a J-2 Visa holder for a position that is located in the United States? Answer: A J-2 Visa holder is a spouse or dependent of a J-1 Visa holder.  A J-1 Visa is a non-immigrant visa issued by the United States to research scholars, professors, and exchange visitors participating in programs that promote cultural exchange, especially to obtain medical or business training within the U.S. A candidate that is a J-2 Visa holder is eligible to work in the United States if they have an Employment Authorization Document (EAD) from the Department of Homeland Security or Immigration. When you onboard the J-2 Visa holder as an employee of your company, you would use the information on the Employment Authorization Document as a “List C” documentation on the I-9 form.  An Employment Authorization Document does have an expiration date. Be sure you take note of is the expiration date. You will need to get an updated Employment Authorization Document from the employee if the individual continues employment after the expiration date. When employing an individual that is a non-US citizen, it is always best to make your attorney aware and consider consulting an immigration attorney to ensure you are in compliance.
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Holding Final Pay for Company Property

on Oct 4, 2018 4:30:12 PM By | Strategic Human Resources, Inc. | 0 Comments | FLSA Labor Act Company Property
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What Are Some Tips To Prevent Candidates From Ghosting?

 
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Understanding Equal Pay & the Impact You Can Have

on Aug 10, 2018 9:42:53 AM By | Strategic Human Resources, Inc. | 0 Comments | Salary Equal Pay Pay Gap
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Managing Workers' Compensation and Claims

on Jul 9, 2018 12:12:42 PM By | Strategic Human Resources, Inc. | 0 Comments | Compensation Claims Policies
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Online vs. Live, In-Person Training

on Jun 14, 2018 10:37:40 AM By | Strategic Human Resources, Inc. | 0 Comments | Training HR Online
 
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