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September Employer News Roundup

Posted on September 30th, by admin in For Employers. No Comments

It’s the third installment of our employer news roundup and we have some great articles to share! Be sure to check out this report that discusses the local impact of the Affordable Care Act on employers. And in honor of Halloween, don’t miss this comical piece about the classic horror movies whose scenes can be found in your office.

Good luck as you begin preparing for the fast approaching holiday season and making decisions about everything from what to wear for Halloween to how many seasonal hires your company will need to bring on this year. Here’s to a great October!

Recruitment & Management

Overtime Crisis Nearing – 6 Steps to Avoid Pitfalls via HR Morning

Ask the Expert: How to Create a Motivational Bonus System via

6 Strategies for Hiring Exceptional Senior Leadership via Mashable

7 Classic Horror Flicks Haunt Your Workplace via Business Management Daily

Don’t Say … Read More »

Employers – Avoid These 5 Types of Job Applicants

Posted on September 14th, by admin in For Employers. No Comments

With Hawaii unemployment at a low, some employers may be more willing to settle for candidates that don’t meet every requirement. Still, it’s important to remember that a few rotten apples can spoil the whole barrel. So as you review resumes and conduct interviews, be sure to steer clear of these 5 types of applicants that are sure to cause trouble.

The Lazy Bones. This type of worker cannot overcome obstacles or meet deadlines and doesn’t seem to care about results. You can identify lazy/unmotivated applicants by asking them to discuss their career goals or a problem they solved at their last position. The ability to take initiative is an attribute your employees should never be without.

The Liar. Studies show that one in three applicants lie on his or her resume. Make sure you are hiring a trustworthy employee by verifying the skills … Read More »

August Employer News Roundup

Posted on August 27th, by admin in For Employers. No Comments

The second installment of our monthly “must read” employer news features some interesting topics. From the humorous rant about the types of employees that HR secretly hates to another dismal update about the low unemployment rate in Hawaii, here are the stories that caught our attention this month.

Recruitment & Management

10 Types of Employees that HR Secretly Hates via Evil HR Lady

How to Replace an Employee Who Doesn’t Know She’s Being Fired via Ask a Manager

5 Ways to Help Top Performers Resist the Lure of a New Job via HR Morning

Make Sure You’re Asking These 9 Interview Questions via



Have You Completed the EEO-1 Survey? Deadline Fast Approaching  via

Hawaii Unemployment Rate Falls to 3.7% in July, Lowest Level in 7 Years via Pacific Business News

Stock Market Slump Fuels Employment Jitters via The Street

E-Verify Due to Expire September 30 via SHRM


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