Jacksonville HR Management, Human Resources Company News - Part 2

Breaking up is hard to do for businesses, too

May 6th, 2014

Jacksonville Business Journal – by Dolly Penland Correspondent Given the current economy, many business owners are considering cutbacks of all sorts — including laying off workers. “We are seeing a lot of reduction-in-force activity,” said John Dickinson, managing member of the Jacksonville office of Constangy, Brooks & Smith LLC. “It’s across the board. I don’t […]

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Have handbook policies checked by a pro

May 6th, 2014

Jacksonville Business Journal – by Dolly Penland Correspondent View Article

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Don’t Let Poor Performers Bring Down Your “A” Players

May 6th, 2014

Bob McKenzie One of the best ways to ensure you will have many issues with employees is to allow poor performers to continueworking at the same level of low performance day after day. In the business world today, an “A” player is notmeasured the same way grades are given out in high school or college. […]

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Are Your Employees Committed, Compliant Or Complacent?

May 6th, 2014

Bob McKenzie Gaining commitment from employees should be the primary goal of every company. Once a spirit of allegiance is achieved, employees become motivated to fulfilling the organization’s mission while working towards achieving its vision. What better competitive advantage is there than employees who are devoted to the company and work toward attaining or even […]

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Minimize Employee Issues by Creating a Positive Work Environment

May 6th, 2014

Bob McKenzie All companies have to deal with issues regarding their employees. It is no secret that employees who feel a part of their organization and feel as though they are making contributions to the growth and success of the company will give the extra effort. This, in turn, results in a win-win situation. In […]

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Buying time: Vacation purchase joins benefit packages

May 6th, 2014

Jacksonville Business Journal – by Dolly Penland Correspondents Jacksonville transportation providers The Suddath Cos. took a different tack after the terrorist attacks on New York City and Washington, D.C., helped fuel a national economic downturn in 2001… View Article

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Cost crunch: Many small businesses drop health benefits

May 6th, 2014

Jacksonville Business Journal – by Dolly Penland Correspondent As the cost of health coverage continues to rise, outpacing both the rate of inflation and wage growth, more small businesses are dropping health benefits, according to the 2005 Annual Employer Health Benefits Survey, released in September by the Kaiser Family Foundation and Health Research and Educational… […]

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Employers need to keep up with changes in labor laws

May 6th, 2014

Jacksonville Business Journal – by Paul Ivice Correspondent PONTE VEDRA BEACH — New developments in federal and state legislation and court decisions add constantly to the morass of rules dictating how companies must treat their employees… View Article

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Employment crackdown: Companies adjusting to new hiring procedures from Homeland Security

May 6th, 2014

Although no one knows for sure, the number of illegal immigrants in the U.S. is estimated to be between 7 million and 20 million, and most of them have jobs. Now, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, the largest investigative branch of the Department of Homeland Security, is cracking down on unauthorized workers… View Archive

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Entrepreneurs consider staffing alternatives

May 6th, 2014

Jacksonville Business Journal – by Dolly Penland Correspondent Even though the current economy seems a little unsteady, and watching the stock market can cause motion sickness, small-business owners still must soldier on and carry out their business plans… View Article

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