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With more than 18.5 million people hired via online job postings per year, according to a report on Statistic Brain, you may think that it is a simple process to bring in the right new hire to help your tech team grow. And while you may find a number of talented job seekers — people who check all the boxes on your core requirements list — it can be a lot harder to find someone who will be a perfect fit for your IT department.

Since almost the beginning of management research, we’ve known that social dynamics affect workplace performance. Indeed, one of the pivotal questions of Gallup’s famous employee engagement survey asks whether respondents “have a best friend at work.” But while friendship at work always being a good thing is a strong assumption, recent research suggests that having a close friend in the workplace might be more nuanced than we assume. There are definitely benefits, but there are also costs.

Each month we select an employee who demonstrates excellent work ethic through productivity and diligence, is timely and loyal, and displays behavior that promotes the needs and goals of the client company while holding to a commitment of quality and professional growth.

The numbers: Initial U.S. jobless claims rose by 3,000 to 229,000 in mid-March, but they remain near the lowest levels since 1970. And the number of people collecting benefits fell to a fresh 45-year low.

The Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act

Notice Requirements:

The Alpha Group, Inc. is in compliance with The Massachusetts Pregnant Workers Fairness Act to provide reasonable accommodations to pregnant employees.

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