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The “New” Temporary Workforce

As our workforce continues to grow, change and evolve in order to facilitate the digital-age economy of the future, the number temporary and contract employees in every organization is also rising. Gone are the days of a one-company, life-long career. As the economy is still somewhat uncertain and companies begin to hire again, contract and temp staff is the obvious way to go  …But the increase in temp and contract workers transcends this employer’s current reluctancy to hire: The shift to a workforce ...

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The Importance of E-Verify

What is E-Verify? E-verify is a free, entirely internet-based system. The United States Citizenship and Immigrations Services Department (USCIS,) in partnership with the Social Security Administration (SSA,) provides an automated link to federal government databases to assist employers in determining validity of their social security number and employment eligibility in the United States. The information employers put into this free database comes from the I-9 form, a mandatory item of paperwork for any employer.

Who should use E-Verify? While all employers, in every ...

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Employee Retention: Strategies for Today’s Employer

Employee turnover can be costly, inefficient and damaging for any company. It is every organization’s goal to hold on to its most productive workers. As our economy continues to improve and grow, new and exciting opportunities may be out there enticing your best employees. As the baby-boomer generation moves towards retirement (and many are already retiring,) it is important to understand that the workforce in coming years will not be as bountiful as it has been, which means even less quality talent. Here are some universal strategies for ...

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Job Growth in Florida on the Incline!

Recent reports from Forbes magazine show that Florida’s job market is continuing to grow and improve! Check out this recent article from Forbes.com about “What It Will Take For States To Beat The Recession And Grow Jobs.” Pay special attention to #6, as it pertains directly to the state of Florida and the need for developing talent & creating a solid job placement system:   http://www.forbes.com/sites/caroltice/2012/06/17/what-it-will-take-for-states-to-beat-the-recession-and-grow-jobs/

At Ad-VANCE, we understand the importance of a solid education, continued talent development, and an efficient ...

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Communication: The Key to Success!

One of the many benefits of what we do every day here at Ad-VANCE is getting to observe and experience the relationships between employees and managers/HR staff in numerous industries … And in every company, there is one factor that consistenly leads to employee satisfaction & success. That factor is communication! Every organization has company-wide values and goals, and employees can only be expected to meet expectations if those values and goals are clearly & regularly communicated throughout the entire organization. In today’s society, the lines ...

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2012 Job Forecast: It’s Looking Like Sunny Skies Ahead!

As America’s economy continues to improve, experts report anticipated continual job growth in this new year. Jobs are going to continue to be created in a wide range of fields, catering to a diversity of skill sets. The forecast looks especially bright for new college graduates, retail & customer service associates, and health field professionals. Check out this recent article from CareerBuilder.com that outlines projected job growth and the top jobs for 2012:

http://msn.careerbuilder.com/Article/MSN-2854-Job-Info-and-Trends-Best-bets-for-jobs-in-2012/?SiteId=cbmsnhp42854&sc_extcmp=JS_2854_home1

 

You can also hop over to Ad-VANCE’s Job Seekers ...

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Best Jobs in America – What do you think?

CNN.com recently posted several articles about the best jobs in America…They outline the best jobs for working parents, for people over 50, for our service men & women who are transitioning out of the military, for people who are craving a career change, etc.

Our passions and our lifestyles really play into our ideal jobs. What is YOUR perfect position and why? What kinds of jobs would you like to see Ad-VANCE offer in the future? Check out CNN’s page and tell us what you ...

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HR Metrics: Why are They Important, and Which Ones Should You Be Tracking?

Many HR professionals want to obtain and retain a seat at the executive table. If you are lucky enough to achieve one, how can you get your ideas across to the CEO, CFO or other executives? Learn to think like an executive: Are you using metrics? Are you using metrics that matter?

Why Should You Use Metrics?

There are several reasons to create, track and analyze metrics. One crucial reason is that doing so enables HR to speak to senior management in ...

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Harvard Business School: Grooming Next-Generation Leaders

Harvard Business School professors W. Earl Sasser and Das Narayandas are experts in leadership development. In an article from Working Knowledge, the school’s forum of faculty research, the two professors discuss their working knowledge of grooming future leaders.

The four major discussion points highlighted in the article are:

Targeting talent

Talent needs to be recognized and nurtured in order to fulfill leadership potential.

What should future leaders learn?

Talent should be given an understanding of more ...

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The Strategic Corporal: The New Empowerment

I often enjoy my talks with my brother Scott.  A retired Army, Lieutenant Colonel, Scott still doesn’t take himself too seriously, even after working at senior levels at the Pentagon and teaching at the prestigious Army Command Staff College.  Once in a while, we hit a note in our talks that brings about an “Aha” moment for me.  Earlier this week I mentioned how proud I am of the professionalism in the junior ranks ...

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