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A Poor New Hire Can Cost More Than You Think

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 15, 2018 8:17:21 AM

What does it really cost a company to for a new hire that turns out to not be a good fit? Far more than you may think.

In most organizations, the HR department plays a significant role in the recruiting and hiring of new employees. This is especially true for the regulatory and legal components of the process. However, finding, training and onboarding new hires is a critical endeavor that isn't always done well.

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Topics: recruiting and hiring, hiring trends, new hire, wrongful termination, employee onboarding

5 Great Tips For Onboarding Your New Hires in 2018

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 1, 2018 5:02:25 PM

The job market is heating up and hiring is on the rise. If your organization will be bringing on new hires, it pays to have a solid onboarding process.


New hire, or employee, onboarding is a critical function for any business. However, far too many businesses tend to overlook this process or downplay its importance.

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Topics: new hire, hr management trends, onboarding best practices, employee onboarding process, employee onboarding

Why Your Organization Needs An Employee Handbook

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 24, 2018 10:16:24 AM

Ideally, every business and organization should have an updated employee handbook, or policy manual. Unfortunately, this is not always the case for many businesses.

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Topics: labor law compliance, employee lawsuits, employee onboarding, policy manuals, handbook

Essential Tips For Developing An Employee Handbook

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Jan 17, 2018 10:02:37 AM

Although it may be taken for granted that every business has an employee handbook, or policy manual, that is not always the case. In fact, many business run huge risks with liability and compliance without one.

One of the first challenges a business has with this document is what to call it. The primary purpose of a policy manual is to inform and equip employees with policy information. Consequently, referring to it as an "Employee Handbook" can be a good choice.

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Topics: policies and procedures, labor law compliance, employee onboarding, policy manuals, handbook

California Employers: The Cost of New Hires 2018

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 22, 2017 9:24:03 AM

Being an employer in California can be a challenging endeavor. One of those challenges is navigating the real costs of finding and bringing on new hires.

In the midst of all the tasks required to recruit, vet, interview and hire new employees it is easy to lose sight of the costs involved. However, being aware of and managing the costs involved in hiring employees is critical.

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Topics: recruiting and hiring, HR management practices, new hire, employee onboarding, employee turnover

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