HR, Business and HR

Is finding talent driving you bananas?

With unemployment rates in Michigan dipping to 4.3% and the metro GR area down to 3.9%, finding talent is more challenging, is taking more time, and is costing your business more every day a vacancy ...

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By HR Collaborative on Sep 17, 2018

HR, Business and HR

5 Ways to Survive Open Enrollment in HR

You guys – it’s almost here! That one time of year when the wheels come off a bit and you’re fighting an uphill battle with deadline after deadline. Open enrollment (OE) is almost here!   It’s that ...

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By HR Collaborative on Aug 30, 2018

HR

Working in HR? Trends to Watch For in 2018

To say that this past year has been interesting for the field of human resources would be vastly understating it. For people working in HR, the events of 2017 have caused both headache and important ...

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By HR Collaborative on Dec 18, 2017

HR

What is Strategic Human Resource Management?

Human Resources sometimes gets a bad rap for being the people who say “no.” True, part of HR’s responsibility in a company is to make sure that employees and management are complying with regulations ...

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By HR Collaborative on Nov 20, 2017

HR

HR Tips for Office Social Media Management

As of September 2017, a jaw-dropping 30% of time spent online for all digital consumers is spent on social media websites. For employers, that number may be worrying. While social media use may seem ...

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By HR Collaborative on Nov 8, 2017

HR

HR Training Tips: 4 Danger Signs to Address in Employees

When you have a great team of employees, work is easier and more fun. Everything gets done a little faster, and the work environment feels fresh and exciting. Of course, this is the holy grail of a ...

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By HR Collaborative on Nov 2, 2017

HR, Culture

The Impact HR Services Can Have on Company Culture

If you talk with anyone in talent recruitment these days, they’ll tell you one of the leading conversations they have with both applicants and business leaders alike centers around the importance of ...

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By HR Collaborative on Aug 10, 2017

Employee Relations, HR

Pokémon Go in the workplace?

Lisa Cooper spoke with the Grand Rapids Business journal about the popular game Pokémon Go.

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By hannah on Aug 1, 2016

Compliance, FLSA, HR, duties test

The Duties Test

The exempt salary threshold may be getting all the press, but the duties test is just as important to determine your employee’s exempt status. HR Collaborative has teamed up with the Small Business ...

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By hannah on Jul 27, 2016