FOUR MORE of Alpha Top Candidates for November
We couldn't wait until December to introduce you to FOUR MORE of Alpha's Top Candidates! Check out the following candidates who could be the perfect match for your company and your next new hire!
Check out The Alpha Group's Top 4 Candidates for October/November
Let us introduce you to Alpha's Top Candidates for October / November! Are you still searching for the perfect match for your company? Check out the following candidates who could be your next new hire!
4 Tips on Keeping Business Running Smoothly During An Employee Leave of Absence
(Written by Lori Narewski)
As 2021 is rapidly approaching so is the start date of PFML (Personal Family Medical Leave) for all Massachusetts' businesses. As an employer, in addition to being aware of your responsibilities – which you can find on the Mass.gov website, you should also have a game plan to ensure all business continues to run as usual during your employee’s absence. In fact, a plan should be in place for any employee's extended absence.
How to Successfully Bring Back Employees as States Reopen
Are you tired of hearing the words "COVID-19" and "coronavirus," as well as the phrases "the new normal" and "getting back to business?" We are too! But, being in the staffing industry there are times we must use them. Assisting employers with finding employees - now that they are "getting back to business" or increasing business - is one of those times when we find ourselves communicating with these terms. After all, reality is, it is because of COVID-19 (coronavirus) and the CARES Act that employers are facing the current staffing challenge.
The Legalization of Marijuana and the Impact It Has On the Workforce
Are you an employer who currently drug tests your employees? Is your business located in a state that has legalized marijuana for medical and / or recreational use? How has this impacted your company's hiring practices?
Providing Support to Employers and Employees When Employee is in the Reserve or National Guard
If you're an employer who has an employee in the Reserve or National Guard you may struggle trying to determine how to make their time away, serving our country, work for all involved - your business, the employee, and their family.
You're ready to fill a position, now you need to decide if you will go the direct hire or temp-to-perm route - which is the best route for you?
Being a staffing agency, we often receive the question from our clients, "Is it better to hire an employee as a permanent (direct hire) or temp-to-perm employee?" As with so many things in business, the answer is, "It depends." I sat down with Jessica Kegler, our sales manager, to get her thoughts on this. Let's see and listen to what she has to say about this topic.
Payrolling is different from the payroll processing services most of us are familiar with - where you process payroll checks for your employees or outsource the service to a third-party. Payrolling an employee - is a cost-effective option, with lower company payroll risks! Read on, to learn more about Payrolling Services and how your company could benefit from it...
There are certain questions we are asked on a regular basis from businesses when considering using The Alpha Group for their staffing and hiring needs:
Who is The Alpha Group?
What makes your company different from other staffing and employment agencies?
What different types of hiring does The Alpha Group assist with?
What additional services do you offer?
To assist you, and make your life easier, we've brought the answers here, to one location.
Have you ever been in a situation where there was a job to be done, but no one did it? No one stepped up to the plate and made it happen. Then everyone started pointed fingers and blaming everyone else for the failure.
Take a moment and ask why this happened. What could have been done to make sure the job was completed? Was it that everyone thought someone else would take care of it? Was there a lack of leadership, clarity, or communication of who was to do what? Was is it similar to Charles’ Osgood’s “The Responsibility Poem?”
The Alpha Group is proud to feature our current Top Three Candidates for the month of October!
Each of these talented professionals in our network are currently looking for new opportunities, but cannot be found on regular job boards. Be sure to contact us if you think one of these Top Candidates could be the newest addition to your team - staff accountant, corporate trainer, or warehouse supervisor!
It's Done! The overtime rule has been finalized. Effective January 1, 2020 the new rate will take effect. Refer to the infographic to help you better understand the changes.
The Alpha Group is proud to feature our current Top Candidates!
Each of these talented professionals in our network are currently looking for new opportunities, but cannot be found on regular job boards. Be sure to contact us if you think one of these Top Candidates could be the newest addition to your team!
Good to Know: Protest Review – Massachusetts DUA Online
To everyone that protests claims with Massachusetts unemployment, we would like to provide you with some information for submitting information online: