This weeks top human resources stories from around the web:
CMS Joins NAPEO
CMS has joined the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations “NAPEO” to provide services, resources and tools to capture federal employment tax credit initiatives.
Tips for Hiring Summer Interns
Spring is in full bloom, which means Summer is not too far off (hooray!), and that means Intern Season is almost upon us. To help you make the most of your interns we reached out to our iRecruit customers for tips.
Why Onboarding Could be the Most Important Process for the Success of your Organization
Before employers can even begin to think about putting a new hire to work, it’s essential that they run an onboarding program to help newbies get acclimated to their work environment.
Two Thirds of U.S. Employers Say Bad Hires Negatively Affected Business Last Year
New research from CareerBuilder reveals that 66 percent of U.S. employers experienced losses in business last year due to bad hires.
Workers Taking The Most Sick Days
Sick days are estimated to cost the U.S. economy $84 billion each year. According to the latest data released in a joint study by Gallup and Healthways, some professions miss substantially more time each month due to sickness than others.
Connecting Work/Life Balance to Turnover
More than one in four employees at organizations not perceived to support work/life balance plan to leave their employers within the next two years, compared to 17 percent of employees who feel supported, according to a study by the Philadelphia-based global management consulting firm Hay Group.
Engage and Attract More Candidates with Social Media
If your company uses these three most prominent social networks for consistent branding, marketing and public relations, you should take advantage of this built-in network of contacts when recruiting new candidates. Making your jobs social, allows you to connect with a built in network of people who are already aware of your company, and interested in hearing news and job openings from you.
How To Craft Standout Job Descriptions
Have you stumbled upon a job description that checked all the boxes for being concise, explanatory and compelling? Great job descriptions are direct response marketing materials in their own right. Their purpose is to attract quality hires and sell the opportunity with your organization. And the first step in attracting quality hires is making sure that people can find your job among a sea of others.
The 6 Negotiable New-Job Benefits
If you’re looking for a job with a fresh college diploma in your hands, don’t let the negotiating stop once they say, “You’re hired.” Employers are willing to negotiate on more than just the starting salary.
iRecruit and Work Opportunity Tax Credits (WOTC)
Learn why there has never been a better time to take advantage of the Work Opportunity Tax Credits – WOTC, with our WOTC expert Brian Kelly.
iRecruit Webinar Dates 2013
Announcing the iRecruit webinar presentation schedule. Learn how to take control of your online recruitment and applicant tracking process, and manage your applicants in a centralized, secure, cloud-based database. We have weekly webinar demos scheduled on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 2pm Eastern Time (US). Or contact us at 1-800-517-9099 to schedule a webinar at your convenience.
CMS is a Sage HRMS Business Partner, providing Sage HRMS software solutions to the North East and beyond. CMS has been providing Sage HRMS (Human Resource Management Systems), Recruiting, Payroll, Benefits Enrollment, Training, Time and Attendance, Employee Self Service, and Work Opportunity Tax Credits solutions since 1997. Call CMS Today For a Free Assessment of Your HR & Payroll Software Needs at 1-800-517-9099