2015 / 02

Long Term Disability and Health Insurance

by Jeanne Knutzen | February 24, 2015

0 Affordable Healthcare – ACA Smart, Resources for Employers, Hiring Managers, HR Professionals

Q: I have an employee that is on long term disability. How do I handle their health insurance benefits since they are no longer actively employed? … Read More »

Don’t Be an Exclusionary Leader

by Jeanne Knutzen | February 24, 2015

0 Managing People. Team Leadership, Resources for Employers, Hiring Managers, HR Professionals

Leaders are busy people who need to set and manage priorities, often dismissing or delegating tasks that don't provide a strong return on their investment of time....Nonetheless, there's one area of responsibility that leaders should never ignore...their employees. … Read More »

7 Signs It’s Time to Optimize Your Recruiting Function

by Jeanne Knutzen | February 24, 2015

0 All About Staffing. Hiring. Best Practices, Recruiting - Best Practices, Resources for Employers, Hiring Managers, HR Professionals

The traditional role of the recruiter has expanded and evolved so drastically it can feel nearly impossible to keep up. With the latest tools, best practices, and an ever-growing list of new job requirements for talent acquisition specialists it requires a constant need to evaluate, assess, and optimize the recruiting process. Let's do a quick audit of the common signs of a broken recruiting function. … Read More »

In Pursuit of Accountability and an Accountability Culture

by Jeanne Knutzen | February 12, 2015

0 Managing People. Team Leadership, Resources for Employers, Hiring Managers, HR Professionals

Despite the countless management and leadership books written about the virtue of accountability, according to most employees there are significant gaps between managements knowing and doing. … Read More »

How to Hire for Cultural Fit During the Holidays

by Jeanne Knutzen | February 12, 2015

0 Recruiting - Best Practices, Resources for Employers, Hiring Managers, HR Professionals Temp Agencies in Tacoma WA, Temp Agencies in Tacoma Washington, Temp Agencies Tacoma, Temp Agencies Tacoma WA, Temp Agencies Washington

Attitude matters more than aptitude. In other words, cultural fit can be a strong determinant of candidate success, sometimes even stronger than skill sets or experience. So it’s a good idea to hire candidates who fit in, not just candidates who can do the job. … Read More »

1099 Worker Classification Audits on the Rise!

by Jeanne Knutzen | February 4, 2015

0 Legal Issues - Staffing, Resources for Employers, Hiring Managers, HR Professionals 1099 Worker, 1099 Worker Classification, Employer of Record, Employer of Record Service, W2 worker, Worker Classification Audits

As we have discussed on multiple occasions, the wrong classification of workers continues to be an audit target for federal and state unemployment agencies, impacting any employer who uses 1 or 20 independent contractors as a way of doing business. … Read More »