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No matter how you and your employees juggle your schedules, there are still only 24 hours in a day. Use these tips to make every moment of your company’s work day count: Make Your To-Do List More Efficient Planning is the keystone of being more productive; but a hastily written (or worse, undocumented) list of… Read more »

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Article supplied by the Galen Institute, A not-for-profit health and tax policy research organization, written by Tyler Hartsfield and Grace-Marie Turner By the count at Galen Institute, more than 41 significant changes already have been made to ObamaCare: at least 23 that the Obama Administration has made unilaterally, 16 that Congress has passed and the… Read more »

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Essential Personnel is a member of the ASA.  Through OSHA and the ASA, Essential Personnel can offer safer working conditions, well educated consultants and well trained employees.  The below press release outlines a new partnership developed to help keep temporary workers safe. News Release Alliance Agreement Signed Today at the ASA Staffing Law Conference, the… Read more »

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Hiring additional seasonal help for the summer is a prevalent practice for many companies, especially in the construction and agricultural industries.  While these extra helpers are able to get the job done quicker, they cause extra work for management and HR.  Here are some tips to increase your preparedness this year. Keep Orientation Brief and… Read more »

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At Essential Personnel, we provide services for our clients that include search, recruitment and selection of employees for companies who don’t have the time to interview screen and hire employees that are needed for permanent, seasonal, or temporary positions. Many of our clients also like to use our temp-to-hire services which allows the company to… Read more »

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The Affordable Care Act is the most sweeping health care legislation in decades. Starting Jan. 1, 2015, companies with 100 or more full-time or full-time equivalent employees must comply with the employer provisions of the law. Essential Personnel is committed to ACA compliance—both in letter and in spirit. We are also committed to using our… Read more »

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Most employees spend as much time with their co-workers as they do with their families, so it’s no surprise that nearly 60% of them admit they have participated in an office romance. Even more say a colleague doubles as a friend. And while vigilant HR pros might bristle at the notion of “work friends” because… Read more »