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You’re Ready to Start Recruiting through Social Media

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You’re Ready to Start Recruiting through Social Media…Good for you…but not so fast. Let’s chat first…  During our Recruiting & Selection Webinar last year I learned that most everyone that joined us were not using social media to help recruit talent for open positions....

Using Social Media as a Powerful Recruiting Resource

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Finding the right candidate for a new position has really never been easier…and in most cases less costly. Social media gives you and your business the ability to stand out from the rest. So take this opportunity to create a job posting that sets your business out from all the...

Dodging Bullets

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Dodging Bullets is all about managing risks & identifying the bullets! Successful business owners understand that managing risk is the name of the game. Managing risk requires identifying exactly what risks your business faces and then, quantifying as best you can the...

Anatomy of a WHD Investigation

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It’s no surprise that more Department of Labor, Wage & Hour Division (WHD) investigators are showing up unannounced at employers door. With the addition of thousands of investigators in 2013-14, the big surprise is that every company in the US hasn’t had at least one auditor...

Is Telecommuting Right for My Business

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Many business owners are asking, ‘is telecommuting right for my business?’ Here are some thoughts for you to ponder before you decide… You’re probably seeing a trend in some of our articles over the past few months…. and this one will strike a chord when it...

Let’s Get This Intern Program Started!

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I bet your singing ‘Let’s get this party started’…aren’t you? Sorry, but singing keeps us happy here at The Westberry Group! But I digress… It seems that every year around this time the topic of Internships crosses our desks here at The Westberry Group. Employers have a lot of...

Quit Rates and Job Opening Statistics Paint a Picture

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Some interesting facts were recently released from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) that we wanted to share with you on quit rates and job opening statistics. Over the years we have mentored and guided our clients to pay attention to why employees leave. What makes them quit?...

Hiring Underage Workers This Season?

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Are you contemplating hiring underage workers this season? Schools will start letting out in the next month or so and many of our youth will be out there looking for summer jobs. For some this will be their very work experience. Before you make the decision to hire someone under...

Protection Through Good Recruiting & Hiring Activities

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Think you have little to no risk of lawsuit when it comes to recruiting and hiring? Well think again. Recently a major retail chain paid out over a half of a million dollars to 5 job applicants for hiring discrimination based on race and destruction of records. In another case, a...

Make The Recruiting Process a Success!

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3-Reasons Job Descriptions Can Make The Recruiting Process a Success! Selecting and hiring the most qualified person for the job doesn’t have to be that difficult. If you have the right policies and procedures in place recruiting and selecting the right person for the job can be...
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