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Tips for Reducing Construction Staff Absenteeism

Heather Lowery - Jan 16, 2018 7:00:00 AM

When employees miss work, companies pay: in the mining and construction industries alone, the annual cost of lost productivity because of absenteeism is $1.3 billion. If you're doing the math about what portion of that came from your company, it's time to start reducing your own construction staff absenteeism.

Topics: Employee Retention- PEO- Construction- HR

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Watch Out for Common Workplace Hazards

Heather Lowery - Jan 9, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Construction work comes with some inherent risk. As the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) points out, "The fatal injury rate for the construction industry is higher than the national average in this category for all industries." However, you can work to keep your company below that average by taking precautions. Workplace safety is essential not only for keeping your employees healthy and injury-free, but also to bolster job satisfaction and trust in the managers and the company, and to protect yourself against the expense of lawsuits and replacing injured workers. 

Topics: PEO- Construction- Compliance- Accident Prevention- Safety- HR

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4 Cost Management Tips for Construction Business Owners

Heather Lowery - Jan 2, 2018 7:00:00 AM

As a business owner, oftentimes it seems like you're putting money in plenty of other people's pockets, but not your own.

Topics: PEO- Construction- tips for construction business owners- Human Resources

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Addressing Employee Discipline Issues

Skye - Dec 28, 2017 8:11:10 AM

You finally have your dream business off the ground and running. Your hard work has paid off and you now have a staff of some thirty employees. Then, out of nowhere, you have an employee who is showing unacceptable behavior in the workplace and is now in violation of your company policy. You have been watching the situation for a while, but now another employee has brought it to your attention, placing you in a position to address the issue.

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Workers' Compensation 101

Heather Lowery - Dec 26, 2017 7:00:00 AM

What is Workers' Comp?

Workers' Compensation is a form of insurance that provides a replacement wage as well as health benefits to help workers who become ill or injured on the job. In return for receiving a workers' comp settlement, the employee gives up their right to sue the employer. This can save the employer from multi-million-dollar lawsuits in return for providing healthcare coverage and wages while the person is out ill or injured for a predetermined amount of time. 

Topics: Accident Prevention- Safety- Human Resources- Worker's Comp

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8 Benefits of Outsourcing HR to a PEO

Heather Lowery - Dec 19, 2017 7:00:00 AM

Outsourcing HR to a trusted PEO is one of the wisest business decisions you can make when looking for ways to get some of your time back. Read on to learn more . . .

Topics: PEO- Compliance- Save Time and Money- Human Resources- HR

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Affordable Ideas for Boosting Employee Morale

Heather Lowery - Dec 15, 2017 7:00:00 AM



A company is as good as its employees, and employees are good when they're happy.  Low morale not only leads to grumbling, dissatisfaction, and a high turnover rate, it can also put people at risk on the job site if the workers are not thoroughly engaged with and committed to the task at hand.

Topics: Employee Retention

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How to Fire Construction Employees with Minimal Drama

Heather Lowery - Dec 12, 2017 7:00:00 AM


Topics: PEO- Construction- tips for construction business owners- Human Resources- HR

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The Importance of a Positive Work Environment and How to Create One

India Backstrom - Dec 5, 2017 3:48:21 PM

A positive work environment is an aspect of a company that is sometimes overlooked. Some employers focus solely on getting the work done but do very little to foster an environment where employees can thrive. Although it’s very important to ensure productivity, it is equally important to take time to establish a positive work environment.

Topics: HR

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How Blue Collar Industries Can Attract More Generation Zs and Millennials

Heather Lowery - Dec 5, 2017 7:00:00 AM


Topics: Employee Retention- PEO- Human Resources- Recruitment- Gen Z- Millennials

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