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Upcoming Minimum Wage Changes and How They Could Impact Your Business

In 2019, the U.S. House of Representatives passed a bill called the “Raise the Minimum Wage Act”, which would lift federal minimum wage to $15 per hour by 2025. What would this mean for our economy? How are independent, publicly traded companies dealing with this? Let’s take a look.  Minimum Wage Plans  The federal minimum wage currently sits at $7.25 […] Read Article “Upcoming Minimum Wage Changes and How They Could Impact Your Business”

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What will President Trump’s executive order mean for recruiting and hiring?

The executive order is set to replace the CARES Act. You’ve probably seen the headlines—some covering the roadblocks this order could face—so we won’t spend too much time here. The most relevant point related to the labor market is this: The executive order does not include one-time stimulus checks for employed and unemployed individuals (they […] Read Article “What will President Trump’s executive order mean for recruiting and hiring?”

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Integration vs. Orientation: How to Make New Hires Successful

“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn”. – Benjamin Franklin. This quote greets visitors to the training center at our corporate offices. I am spending the week with a group of new hires in our quarterly Technical Recruiter training class. I am always struck by this quote […] Read Article “Integration vs. Orientation: How to Make New Hires Successful”

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Knowing How To Win and Learning How To Lose

Recruiting is like baseball; hit the ball with a small wooden bat 33% percent of the time and you are an all-star. You might fail the other 67% of the time but it will be your failures that you’ll learn from and eventually drive your success. Everybody wants to win and while winning isn’t everything […] Read Article “Knowing How To Win and Learning How To Lose”