Tips to help prevent Workplace Violence

Recently, I was reading an article in the PEO Insidermagazine by Christina Stovall, MBA, PHR regarding Workplace Violence.  Many statements which I will highlight throughout this post got me to thinking.  According to The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), approximately 2 million employees across the US experience workplace violence each year.  At first, that seemed like a big number. I …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy

Interviewing – what can I ask?

Hiring.  Some companies are planning to hire in 2011 and others are still “waiting to see how things go”.  Whichever situation you are in, knowing what you can ask and what you should not ask during an interview is important.  A good piece of advice from PEO Insider Magazine is to “avoid making a direct inquiry into an applicant’s membership …

Written By: Eugena Bellamy

Entering the Belly of the Beast, and Slowly Being Digested.

Last Thursday on February 24th, I sat through a four hour “Information and Outreach Forum” presented by the Department of Labor. This however was not a forum looking to help educate employers on doing business better and legally, it was “an information and outreach forum for workers, community based organizations, unions and advocacy groups in Denver.” The goal of this …

Written By: Jake Stratton

2011 Compliance Audit 11 Things You Need To Do

Running a business can be difficult.  Being confident you are compliant with required laws can be even harder.  But, it doesn’t have to be.  Why wait until you need to find information or it is required for you to provide HR data.  To help, StaffScapes has compiled a list of areas that should be included in your 2011 audit below: 1.  …

Written By: StaffScapes