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Control Costs with These 9 Staffing Strategies [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 30, 2013 4:32:00 PM

What organization isn't looking to save money?  Staffing firms offer many effective solutions for reducing overhead, managing operating costs and controlling risk.  An effective staffing strategy can help your organization improve its bottom line.  Consider these factors in assessing your staffing strategy:

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Topics: Benefits of a Staffing Firm, Infographic

Saying Thank You - It's Good for You Too!

Posted by Debra Loggia on Sep 26, 2013 11:36:00 AM

Last week, I had a meeting with a very high level executive in New York. It was an informational interview to help me learn more about her industry and honestly as a way to expand my network to the C Suite. I fully expected to get a cancellation notice the evening before, given her busy schedule and that she really didn't know me at all.

Instead, she kept the appointment, bought me breakfast and we spent almost two hours together talking about her company and ways she could help me.

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Topics: Career Advice, Self-Improvement, Job Search Advice

Mainstreaming or Residential? Which is Best for Deaf Children

Posted by Lauren DiChiacchio on Sep 23, 2013 1:47:00 PM

In honor of Deaf Awareness Week, we wanted to share some resources regarding the choice parents are faced with when deciding which option is the best for their child. According to Galludet University, students with hearing loss are a low-incidence population. Less than 1 percent of the student population has been identified as being deaf or hard of hearing. Thus, parents of deaf children can often be at a loss to find resources as to making decisions on how to school their children.

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Topics: Behavioral Health

Depression in the Workplace: Is it a Disability?

Posted by Lauren DiChiacchio on Sep 19, 2013 2:29:00 PM

In light of the recent shootings at the Washington Navy Yard, mental health is once again the topic of conversation in the media. And, it should be. The statistics are staggering. According to the National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH), 6.7% of the U.S adult population suffers from depression. That translates into almost 20 million people. Of those cases, 30.4% of these cases are severe. Depression is the number one cause of disability in the world.

With those numbers, there is no question that as an HR Manager, you will have to understand the legalities around dealing with depression in the workplace.

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Topics: Legal & Legislative, Employee Relations, Performance Management

EEOC Charges Soar: 15 HR Practices to Keep Target Off Your Back [INFOGRAPHIC]

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 18, 2013 10:22:00 AM

As we approach the Annual September 30th Filing Deadline for the EEO-1 Report, HR Professionals and Members of Senior Leadership Teams across the country are reminded of the all-too-familiar trend that EEOC claims has rapidly increased over the past decade and currently hovers just shy of 100,000.

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Topics: Legal & Legislative, Infographic

COBRA Non-Compliance, More Expensive Than You Think!

Posted by Lauren DiChiacchio on Sep 16, 2013 2:35:00 PM

In 1985, Congress passed the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) and President Regan signed it into law in 1986. COBRA gives workers and their families who lose their health benefits the right the right to choose to continue group health benefits provided by their group health plan for limited periods of time under certain circumstances such as voluntary or involuntary job loss, reduction in the hours worked, transition between jobs, death, divorce, and other life events.

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Topics: Legal & Legislative

9/11: National Day of Service and Remembrance

Posted by Brian Spence on Sep 11, 2013 2:29:00 PM

It was 12 years ago. It is America’s “Never Forget” moment. This morning, MSNBC ran original news coverage of that day. Images of Katie Couric and Matt Lauer talking about a commuter plan that might have struck Tower One. They were on the phone with a woman nearby when the second tower was hit.

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Why We Love Physical Therapists

Posted by Debra Loggia on Sep 9, 2013 9:15:00 AM

Three weeks ago my 84-year-old mother underwent lower lumbar surgery. I felt confident we had a great surgeon and she was in a top rated hospital. That being said, at her age, I had concerns about her ability to make a full recovery.

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Topics: Healthcare

HR Professionals: Don’t Get Caught Without These Three Documents

Posted by Lauren DiChiacchio on Sep 5, 2013 2:27:00 PM

As a firm that provides HR Outsourcing services, we speak with a variety of clients some of whom are seeking complex services such as Compensation Benchmarking, HRIS Selection or Benefit Plan Administration. When we arrive to do our kick-off meetings, we often discover that documents fundamental to managing risk are nonexistent or incomplete.

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Topics: Legal & Legislative

Perception is Reality – Make Sure You’re Presenting the Best You

Posted by Lauren DiChiacchio on Sep 4, 2013 11:27:00 AM

Gustav Flaubert said “There is no truth, there is only perception.” This is especially true in the workplace.

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Topics: Career Advice

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Staffing Plus is a premier healthcare staffing firm that provides temporary, per diem, temp-to-hire and permanent Staffing Solutions for Behavioral Health, Education, and Healthcare settings. We have leveraged decades of experience to assist organizations with the challenges of managing their HR and Recruiting needs.