Carlos Rodriguez - Now that background checks are more common, job seekers are recognizing the importance of taking steps to ensure that information in the public domain is correct and presents them in an appropriate light.
Carlos Rodriguez - The best solution for employers today is to purchase comprehensive employment practices liability insurance (EPLI), which covers a business against potential liability losses such as sexual harassment, discrimination and wrongful termination.
Carlos Rodriguez - Achieving success in any business requires a relentless focus on the basics: the core product or service, customers, distribution channels, competitors and the bottom line.
Carlos Rodriguez - Bad hiring decisions can affect a company’s finances as well as the morale and productivity of current staff. The US Labor Department estimates the cost to replace an employee is 30 percent of that person’s salary.
Carlos Rodriguez - Besides the direct financial impact to a business’ bottom-line, there are other benefits to investing in employee training programs. For example, training increases employees’ skill levels, positively affecting performance, and productivity.
Carlos Rodriguez - While identifying potential problems is important, business owners can also benefit from learning their employees’ strengths and weaknesses.
Carlos Rodriguez - Health insurance has become the number one benefit for attracting employees. Few, if any, small and mid-size companies can afford to provide or administer the same kinds of benefit packages that large organizations do.