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Why Reference Checks Are a Waste of Time


If you’re an employer who asks applicants to provide you with a list of references to contact, you might want to stop for two reasons: 1) the list will probably only include people who will say good things about them, and 2) it might include people who have no direct knowledge about their work experience (indeed, I was asked by an acquaintance to be a job reference and I had no idea what she did for a living).  


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Introducing Worklogic 2.0


We've been working on something remarkable and just can't keep it to ourselves! Worklogic 2.0 is currently in Beta and we need your feedback. With an all-new modern interface, Worklogic 2.0 is not only beautifully designed but more robust than before.  If you're currently using Worklogic and would like to test the brand new Worklogic 2.0, contact Jeffrey Thorn at jthorn@worklogichr.com


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The Importance of Dress Codes


A few years ago, I was asked to be a judge at a fashion show involving business majors at a local college. The show consisted of the students modeling three versions of business attire: inappropriate, business casual, and dressy. The students and I agreed on what constituted inappropriate attire; however, we had different definitions of what casual and dressy business attire meant.


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Pets in the Workplace


I fell in love with Hazel the moment I saw her. It wasn’t her beautiful brown eyes, silky black hair, or pretty face that did me in. It was because Hazel is a puppy and puppies always have that effect on me. I’m certainly not unique in that respect, as most of my co-workers quickly fell in love with her, too. 


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Are You and Your Employees Prepared for the Summer Heat?


As the spring weather continues to warm our employees potential exposure to Heat Illnesses is increasing.  With last year’s enhanced Cal/OSHA requirements, it’s good to review what must be in place to protect our employees from hot temperatures and comply with the Cal/OSHA Heat Illness Prevention Standard (§3395).


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Happy National Small Business Week


We’re mid-way through the 2017 National Small Business Week (April 30th - May 6th) and after 50 years of this tradition, we’re still as excited as ever to partake in this opportunity to celebrate small businesses and the contributions they make to local communities and our national economy.


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