Category: Unemployment

How to be a good candidate for a Skype interview

Many businesses seeking to hire new staff are conducting the initial HR interview over Skype. This modern method is especially used by companies that encourage work from home. Skype is a wonderful tool that saves a lot of time for both the interviewer and the candidate. However, certain rules apply for you to be considered a good candidate during a virtual interview.

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Why HR Outsourcing is on The Rise

With more small to medium-sized businesses choosing to outsource their HR departments in recent years, business owners who have yet to make this switch may still be wondering why HR outsourcing has become so popular. One of the primary reasons smaller businesses choose to outsource HR is that small HR teams often struggle to keep on top of recruiting, payroll, and other

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Outsourcing Human Resources Could Be the Perfect Business Move

Many elements come with running a business. One of the highest priorities for a business owner should be employment and training. Not every owner is an expert in this field, mainly when their area of expertise deals more with the product or dealing with clients. Knowing your limits as a business owner is okay and will actually benefit you in the long

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How to Handle the Most Difficult Human Resources Task

The most difficult part of any manager’s job is when they must terminate employees. Forbes magazine warns managers that this experience will be emotionally charged, so it must be properly and proactively handled. Following the advice below will help HR managers smoothly and respectfully conduct themselves in ethically and legally appropriate ways. Documentation Preparation The easiest way for a disgruntled employee to

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Below is the latest information from BLS regarding employment and unemployment: Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 151,000 in January, and the unemployment rate was little changed at 4.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today.  Job gains occurred in several industries, led by retail trade, food services and drinking places, health care, and manufacturing. Employment declined in private educational

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