A Habit of Highly Effective HR Professionals

Measure Against Business Objectives Traditional HR thinking tells us that HR is a one-size-fits-all set of best practices, with standardized processes and procedures with which managers must comply across the board. But effective practitioners know that HR does not exist in a vacuum. If people are a company’s most valuable asset, then the acquisition, retention,… Read More »

Staffing and Workforce Plan

What’s a Staffing and Workforce plan? While the terms are sometimes used interchangeably, a workforce plan and a staffing plan are two different things altogether. A workforce plan is a long-term look at the business’s talent needs. Think up to 5 years out. It typically aligns with the business’s strategic plan. Let’s say we have… Read More »

How to Overcome the Labor Shortage in 2021

At HR Solutions Inc., an Indiana human resources company, we know there are more jobs than workers. That’s the easiest definition of a labor shortage, and it’s something we’ve heard a lot about and will continue to do so for a while. Your company needs help. There’s opportunity for growth and lots of work that… Read More »

Are Your Independent Contractors Really Independent?

Businesses should carefully assess any independent contractor arrangements in light of an “Administrator’s Interpretation” issued on July 15, 2015 by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (DOL). While the DOL’s Interpretation is not binding legal precedent, its Wage and Hour Division pursues enforcement actions against employers based on misclassifications of workers as… Read More »

Preparing for your interview – pt. 2

Preparing for an interview takes a lot more than Googling a list of common interview questions. At HR Solutions Inc., an Indiana based human resources company, we know you have to make a great first impression appearance-wise (no wrinkly clothes here!), have a great knowledge of the company you’re applying for and, of course, know… Read More »

Preparing for your interview – pt. 1

Preparing for an interview takes a lot more than Googling a list of common interview questions. At HR Solutions Inc., an Indiana based human resources company, we know you have to make a great first impression appearance-wise (no wrinkly clothes here!), have a great knowledge of the company you’re applying for and, of course, know… Read More »

Healthcare Staffing Challenges

  At HR Solutions, a top healthcare staffing company, we know that healthcare staffing has never been more challenging. While home health care agencies, long-term care facilities and other healthcare organizations already faced staffing shortages prior to the COVID-19 outbreak, the pandemic has further increased the demand for qualified healthcare talent. To ensure your healthcare… Read More »

Be Selective When Applying for Jobs

At HR Solutions, a top choice for staffing solutions in the Evansville, Indiana area, we know that it’s no secret that applying for jobs can be tiresome. Most businesses have an extensive application, then add more on top if it like a resume and cover letter and some times even references. According to Career Sidekick,… Read More »

Need To Cut People Costs? You Have More Options Than You Think.

With Covid-19 and uncertainty we got an uptick in questions about options for adjusting employee size and business structure. The great news is that there are options, and your business might be able to use a combination of tactics to meet changing business environment goals. Here’s a quick overview of the most common options, and… Read More »

Three Strategies for Keeping Remote Workers Engaged

Now that we’re a nation of remote workers, and  practically overnight there are several areas that need to be discussed. It’s a big adjustment under normal circumstances, and many businesses are trying to pull off this radical cultural change under extreme stress and time pressure. 1. Establish Clear Expectations of Each Employee We measure performance… Read More »