1. Why now’s the perfect time for a COBRA audit

    (article courtesy of HRMorning.com) If COBRA administration isn’t on the top of your priority list, it’s understandable. After all, with affordable coverage available on the ACA’s federal and state exchanges, nobody’s likely to opt for costly COBRA coverage, right?  Not so fast. Even with …Read More

  2. New Data on Employee Benefits in 2015

    Be honest now. What do you do with all those booklets you get that describe your employee benefits in detail? I suspect most of us add them to our “reading pile,” along with the latest magazines or inserts from the electric bill. Of course, you may no longer do this physically, since these days …Read More

  3. Is A Candidate’s Commute Too Long To Hire Them? 4 Red Flags!!

    (article via www.HRMorning.com)   You probably know that hiring a worker with a long commute can be a risk — but you may not realize just how badly a commute can impact retention.  According to research by Evolv, an employee engagement software developer, workers with commutes longer than 30 min…Read More

  4. 7 Must-Haves For Defensible Documentation

    (article courtesy of HRMorning.com) You know how important clear and thorough documentation is. But your managers may be another story.  Thankfully, employment law attorney Allison West has some steps managers can use to make documenting performance issues less painful — and more defensible if ev…Read More

  5. Don’t Do It: 5 Costly Hiring Mistakes Employers Are Making

    (article courtesy of HRMorning.com) Some analysts are predicting 2015 will be a big year for hiring. That’s good news. But the bad news is some employers have glaring holes in their hiring processes.  Every organization has some turnover, concedes a recent post on The Resourceful Manager. So, to …Read More

  6. 5 Factors Every Employee Wants From Work

    What do employees want from work? There are five factors that must be present in your workplace for your employees to be happy and motivated at work. Your employees need respect, to be members of the in-crowd, to impact decision making about their jobs, to have the opportunity to grow and develop, a…Read More

  7. Top 15 Words to Include (and Avoid) in Your Resume

    Article courtesy of aboutcareers.com   You don't have much time to make a good (or bad) impression with your resume. According to a CareerBuilder survey, 17% of surveyed hiring managers spend 30 seconds or less, on average, reviewing resumes. 68% spend less than two minutes. Thus, nearly every…Read More