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By Steven Alvarado Webster’s defines xenophobia as “fear and hatred of strangers or foreigners or of anything that is strange or foreign.” The history of pandemic infectious disease outbreaks usually leads to unwarranted attacks on a certain group of people for its origin. Two recent pandemics highlight this issue: H1N1 (or the “Swine Flu”) and… Read more »

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  Each month ExecuTeam Staffing offers FREE webinars to our candidates and employees to assist with their job search or career advancement. Check out our monthly listings on our social media channels or on this blog for upcoming topics. Interactive Q&A is held after each session. Informational Interviews Can Lead To Job Offers Tuesday, April… Read more »

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On March 27, 2020, President Donald Trump signed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) into law.  The CARES Act is the most expansive economic stimulus package in American history.  The Act follows the passage of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (“FFCRA”) and acts as its counterpart in many ways. This… Read more »

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By Mark Kisicki and Erica Shafer Federal labor agencies have kicked their rule-making efforts into high gear. One month after the U.S. Department of Labor published a final rule defining (and limiting) when one entity can be deemed the joint employer of another’s employees, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has followed suit. On February… Read more »

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  UPDATE [March 16, 2020, 1:00 PM CDT]: Until further notice, we will no longer hold face-to-face interviews in our office. All interviews will be conducted virtually. With novel coronavirus (COVID-19) causing concern and closures throughout the US, many businesses are operating remotely. The growing number of people out of the office is likely to… Read more »

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By Diane Strohfus Businesses are facing a dilemma when it comes to goals: according to Gallup, employee productivity increases by 56 percent when managers are involved in helping their reports align their goals with the needs of the organization. Despite this, only 44 percent of those employees felt they could connect their goals to those of… Read more »

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Each month ExecuTeam Staffing offers FREE webinars to our candidates and employees to assist with their job search or career advancement. Check out our monthly listings on our social media channels or on this blog for upcoming topics. Interactive Q&A is held after each session. What To Do When Networking Efforts Are Not Working Tuesday,… Read more »

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By Daniel Kaplan How many readers have confronted the following scenario: Employer provides a paid meal break to its employees (for ease of application, we are going to suggest the paid meal break is 30 minutes in length); Employees are relieved of all work duties and responsibilities during the break; Employees are free to leave… Read more »