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  • Tips to Recruiting for Cultural Compatibility

    November 20th, 2018 by Jackie Doherty

    Whether you need entry-level operators, middle managers, or change leaders, understanding how culture attracts and keeps talent ensures you make the best hire for your team. For three tips on how culture can inform and enhance your recruiting efforts, read on...

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  • Women Must Network to Break Glass Ceiling

    October 15th, 2018 by Jackie Doherty

    By choosing not to participate in networking opportunities, are women prolonging their own glass ceiling? An experienced recruiter shares her thoughts...

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  • More Companies See Value in Wellness Programs

    March 12th, 2013 by Jackie Doherty

    With the rising cost of health care, it's no surprise more firms are seeking ways to improve employee fitness, encourage healthy habits, and promote preventative care for staff.  These measures may include regular blood pressure and diabetes screenings, weight loss and smoking cessation programs, or onsite fitness challenges similar to JCSI’s Biggest Loser competition (spotlighted here).

    Although information varies as to the actual amount of the return on investment (ROI) of healthy initiatives at the workplace, there is no debate that these measures have a positive impact on employee wellness. The standard thinking is that healthier employees reduce health care costs, take less sick days, are more productive, and make for a healthier company culture overall—a major win for everyone involved. Studies suggest companies save at least a dollar for every dollar spent on wellness initiatives, and in some cases, much more. For instance...

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