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 ... Continue Reading →
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 ... Continue Reading →
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 ... Continue Reading →
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 ... Continue Reading →
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:
You can also hop over to Ad-VANCE’s Job Seekers ... Continue Reading →
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 ... Continue Reading →
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 ... Continue Reading →
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:
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 ... Continue Reading →
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 ... Continue Reading →
Disruptive technology and disruptive innovation are terms used in business and technology literature to describe innovations that improve a product or service in ways that the market does not expect, typically by being lower priced or designed for a different set of consumers. The original concept was introduced in an article by Josephe Bower and Clayton Christen (1995) that introduced the concept.
Henry Ford’s Model T, the PC, and the Iphone, are all examples of ... Continue Reading →