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HR Trends in the Senior Care Industry

As part of current HR Trends within the Senior Care Industry, many tasks traditionally carried out by HR staff are moving to online and software solutions. This is not only a cost effective solution for the company, but frees up HR staff from these tasks, allowing them the time to play a larger role in the company’s strategic decision making processes. Continue reading...

HR Trends in Fitness Centers

HR trends, including those seen within fitness centers, include the use of HR technology to reduce overall costs, provide ways to analyze data for strategic planning, and to promote more efficient operations. Continue reading...

HR Trends in Health Care Companies

The new health care reforms are resulting in many changes to HR trends within health care companies. A thorough understanding of new health care policies and the company’s responsibilities in accordance with these, are leading many HR departments to find more efficient ways to accurately manage policy and benefit administration. Continue reading...

HR Trends in Schools

As part of the HR Trends currently seen across all industries including schools, HR departments are looking for ways to streamline and encourage the efficient running of their departments. Continue reading...

The Affordable Care Act for Medium Sized Businesses

The Affordable Care Act for Medium Sized Businesses

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), aims to provide affordable health care coverage for all individuals from 2014 and onwards. It aims to help those who purchase individual health care coverage, including small businesses, to have access to affordable health care through the creation of new health ‘exchange’ programs. Continue reading...

HR Trends in the Restaurant Business

In 2013, HR departments across all industries, including the restaurant industry, are beginning to see several HR trends taking place. Increasingly, HR departments are becoming aware of the important role of technology in helping to allow for strategic and efficient HR operations. Continue reading...

HR Trends in Education Facilities

There are several HR trends which are currently being employed in HR departments across all industries including the education facilities. More and more HR departments are choosing to outsource their HR needs or are utilizing technological support which provides efficient and cost effective ways to manage their business. Continue reading...

Why Employee Background Checks Matter – Surprising Facts and Figures

Employee background checks are a bone of contention for a lot of new employees. Even some employers hesitate to use employee background checks because they're concerned about the cost and the potential for 'scaring off' some applicants. The truth is that employee background checks are a must for companies operating today, no matter the size. And with the help of companies like Unicorn HRO they are more affordable than ever as well. Any good employee will have nothing to hide and employee background checks won't scare them away. Instead they'll help you weed out the good from the bad and ensure that your workplace is the safest and most pleasant that it can be. Continue reading...

Understanding Disability Law – The Basics

Signed into law in 1990, the Americans with Disabilities Act and disability law under it were designed to protect those living with disabilities of any type from discrimination. Disability laws were passed that applied to virtually every aspect of life but many were put in place specifically to protect the rights of disabled employees in the workplace. As a business owner there are several disability law issues that you should be aware of in order to ensure that you adhere closely to them. The exact disability laws can vary somewhat and different qualifications cause you to fall under their jurisdictions. While it may seem complex, understanding the basics of disability law is actually fairly easy. Continue reading...

Top Five Uses for Human Resource Consulting – What the Pros Can Do For You

Companies can grow fast, especially if they're well managed and offer great services or products. For most very small businesses, human resource consulting may never enter the playing field. But once that you eclipse a certain point in both company size and profit margin, human resource consulting suddenly seems like an attractive option. While the decision to utilize human resource consulting will vary from company to company, there are definite benefits to using a consulting firm. From the obvious to the obscure, there are plenty of uses for human resource consulting. Here are five of the main ones, in no particular order. Continue reading...


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