2013 Employment Law Update

Personnel e.bulletin – January 2013   2013 Employment Law Trends & Changes  Prepared for the PHCC Educational Foundation by TPO, Inc. Federal and state laws change every year and new trends emerge. As an employer, you should be aware of the following....

Taking Time to Train — That Train Has Left the Station

Personnel e.bulletin – February 2013  Prepared for the PHCC Educational Foundation by TPO, Inc. Any question or debate over whether or not to invest time and money in employee training is over. There is a national skills deficit that is made worse both by baby...

Attracting & Retaining a Gen Y Workforce

Personnel e.bulletin – March 2013   Attracting & Retaining a Gen Y Workforce Prepared for the PHCC Educational Foundation by TPO, Inc. Why are we making such a big deal about this workforce and why can’t they be like we (baby boomers) were? Generation Y,...

Welcome Aboard! First Steps after Hiring a New Employee

Personnel e.bulletin – April 2013  Prepared for the PHCC Educational Foundation by TPO, Inc. You have just invested time and energy to get your recruiting process to work well. You are excited about the quality of your new hires. Why then, are you finding that...

Current State of Social Media in the Workplace

Personnel e.bulletin – May 2013 In 2012 we spent 74 billion minutes on social media sites. That sounds like a lot and it was; 20 percent of our time and most of that time during work hours.  With the pace of social media change and the continued rise in adoption...

Fielding Women Technicians

Personnel e.bulletin – June 2013 Women represent a slight 3% of the construction industry and an even slimmer 1.5% of the plumbing trades. Yet according to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, women currently make up 47% of the total workforce and are projected to...