• 2010 EEOC Results Show Increase in Employment Practices Liability Claims

    February 24, 2011 | Blog

    Written by Sarah Cohen, Director of Risk Management On January 11 2011, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) released its 2010 statistics regarding the number and types of discrimination charges filed.  While many of the different types of charges had an increase, 2010 marked a record year for the number of discrimination charges. Additionally, 2010 End excerpt

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  • HR Staffing and Recruiting: What I Look For In a Resume

    February 17, 2011 | Blog/Uncategorized

    Written by, Cheryl Nathan, Director of HR Services I recently read an HR blog titled “Rethinking Resume Buzzwords” by Eileen Mager. Since I just recently plowed through hundreds of Administrative Assistant applicant resumes (as part of our HR Staffing and Recruiting services), I found this blog post interesting. Eileen quoted a recently released list (from LinkedIn) End excerpt

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  • Video Interviewing: A New Trend in Corporate Recruiting

    January 28, 2011 | Blog

    As a Staffing Manager, I stay current with our clients, their needs and the changing landscape of hiring tools and recruiting practices.

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  • Do you have an Affirmative Action Plan? Know the FAQs

    December 29, 2010 | Blog

    If you have 50 or more employees and a contract or subcontract worth $50,000 or more, by law you must develop and maintain a written affirmative action plan (AAP).

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  • Talent Management / Human Capital Management Best Practices for 2011

    December 22, 2010 | Blog

    Written by Heather Sandell, FosterThomas Staffing Manager Is your organization a place where people want to work, stay engaged and talk about with fondness on Facebook?  Are you already following some best practices for your talent management? What is the best way that your organization can get a great start in 2011?  Make sure you follow a End excerpt

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  • The Importance of Accurate Job Descriptions

    December 9, 2010 | Blog

    Written By: Beth Bulger, Director of HR Services It is essential to maintain accurate job descriptions.  Job descriptions are important both from a legal and practical standpoint. From a practical point of view, job descriptions help the jobholder understand the responsibilities of the position and provide a sense of where the job fits into the End excerpt

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  • HR Management: Record Retention

    November 17, 2010 | Blog/Uncategorized

    Written by:  Cheryl Nathan, Director, HR Services I know that most people think springtime is the time of the year for the big clean and purge in their homes – for me it’s November.  With two young children in the house, I have to purge toys and other “stuff” – to make room for the new stuff End excerpt

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  • HR Management: Employment-Related Posters

    November 1, 2010 | Blog

    HR Management: Making employment poster information accessible to ALL employees.

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  • IRS W-2 Reporting Announcements – Employee Benefits

    October 18, 2010 | Blog

    Written by: Mike Duvall, HR and Benefits Advisor With the passage of ACA (Healthcare Reform), there were a number of individuals who interpreted the law much differently from the way it was written.  The most popular I remember regarded Death Panels, and now, the ever popular Taxation of Employer Sponsored Premium Payments. Some people thought at first, because of End excerpt

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  • HR Management and Government Contractors

    September 15, 2010 | Blog

    When it comes to sound HR Management, you may be wondering whether an ethics/code of conduct is required for government contractors. We will address the topic here.

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