In 2018, the Virginia Chamber Foundation commissioned a study titled, "Economic Impact of Amazon’s Major Corporate Headquarters in Virginia and the Washington MSA." Their findings? The total economic impact of Amazon HQ2 will be $14.2 billion in Virginia. While this is great news for the region’s economy, what does it mean to businesses already operating in the area?
If your company is growing quickly and hiring at a rapid pace, then it could be difficult to keep up with all applicable HR laws and regulations. One that affects organizations with 50 or more employees is the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission's (EEOC) EEO-1 Report file. Read below for the answers for the Who, What, When, Where and How of this important compliance survey.
Debra Skinner is Temporary Solution’s expert in recruiting staff for higher learning institutions throughout the State of Virginia. Debra has been with the Fredericksburg office for 25 years. She joined the team right after college and over the years, has developed a successful and effective sourcing, interviewing and hiring plan for Universities and Colleges throughout the State. These jobs range from Executive Assistants, all levels of Administrative personnel, Accounting and Finance, Customer Service and Housekeeping/Custodial positions.
As a certified WBENC organization, the Employment Enterprises team has attended plenty of WBENC events to connect with fellow businesswomen. VP of Workforce Solutions, Colleen Clokus, and Business Development Director, Amy Harkins, recently went to the ORV-WBC Catch the Wave conference where they met Millennial business-owner Katie Wormald. [pictured center-left]
Let's be frank, managing interns can feel like you're a babysitter. Maybe you experienced the issue yourself or heard compliants from Human Resources colleagues. But believe me that the constant questions and the confusion over filling out orientation paperwork could slow down the efficiency of your HR team.
Committing to not only creating, but running an HR compliant internship takes some homework. Take notes on our tips below.
Whether your organization has an established internship program or is creating one from scratch, it’s critical to make sure the program is a win-win for both interns and employers.
But where does this practice of internships come from? Its origins actually aren’t from the corporate offices or the modern economy, but rather from the Middle Ages. Yes, hundreds of years ago, long-term apprenticeships were established to allow a worker to learn a craft from a “master.”
Employment Enterprises, Inc. is committed to not only exceeding our client’s and employee’s expectations, but to continuously improving and customizing our services. With today’s diverse and changing employment market, we strive to understand the challenges our clients and employees face on a daily basis and work to customize solutions to meet those needs.
A typical day for Drain is a whirlwind of screening resumes, interviewing candidates and helping people find their next career move. As Temporary Solutions, Inc.’s Senior Staffing Specialist and a recruiter in the D.C.-metro area since 2003, she is tuned in to all things temporary staffing.
Happy New Year and welcome back to “Workplace Reality with Raquel”! January is a busy time for job seekers and employers alike looking for a fresh start to the new year. That’s why I’ve asked one of Temporary Solutions, Inc.’s recruiters, Johanna Hummel, to share some of her HR expertise. Read her blog below:
Writing your resume can be a daunting task. It's tough to outline all of your awesome accomplishments and experience in a concise and clean style. Get started on your 2017 resolutions by following my 4 steps to a rockin' resume.
The New Smart I-9 form will be effective January 21, but the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) will still conduct audits on the old I-9s. Over the past few years, these audits have increased from 250 in 2007 to more than 3,000 in 2012. The total cost of the 2012 fines totaled $13 million.
The ICE slaps fines for I-9 violations ranging from $110-$1,100, depending on the degree of the offense and if it’s the first, second or third offense. Read here for a more detailed outline of how fines are issued and I-9 compliance is regulated. Also criminal violations can be up to six months in prison and up to $3,000 for each unauthorized alien, according to the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.