January 13th, 2016

Very busy young architect working at home

Punching in at 9:00 am and punching out at 5:00 pm is no longer the norm in the workforce. Many employees are rolling out of bed and into their home offices to begin the work day. Global Workplace Analytics estimates that 50% of the US workforce holds a job that is compatible with at least partial telework and approximately 20-25% of the workforce teleworks at some frequency. 80-90% of the US workforce also says that they would like to telework at some frequency. Fortune 1000 companies are…

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January 13th, 2016

LinkedIn Article

LinkedIn is a tool that can be very beneficial to employers and employees during the hiring process. Unfortunately, LinkedIn (like many social media outlets) tell the world everything you’re doing and that isn’t always the key to success when you’re looking for a new job. Major updates to your profile sends a signal to your professional connections on the site that you are making changes in your career. If you have a current job, it may not be a wise idea to alert your colleagues (aka…

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January 13th, 2016

HR in Motion LLC - Enhance Your Work LifeHaving a running list of accomplishments can support your negotiations when your annual performance review comes around or if you decide to look for a new job. We suggest using a private Google Document and try to associate numbers with your accomplishments (i.e., “exceeded recruitment goals by 20%” versus “recruited new members”). You should also consider using this list when it's time to

1) Align your current job duties with your long-term career goals.

A new workout regime is always a great way to start your year but what will you do to enhance your work life? January is great time to reassess your career goals and align them with your current job duties. Are you still trying to break into your desired career field? Would a community college course enhance your skills and assist in you getting a promotion? That’s great– now what will you do about it?

Start by…

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November 2nd, 2015

Holiday Help

If your company hires seasonal employees, you understand the aches, pains and benefits of the process. Holiday hires require a specialized recruiting, hiring and training strategy due to the short-term and low-intensity work. HRinMotion, LLC is here to help you throughout the process.

Hiring: Start early and begin with clear job descriptions that align with your organization’s mission. Because you’re competing with numerous other seasonal opportunities, start with previous holiday…

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October 20th, 2015

New job

It’s a new hire’s first day. You’ve prepared the welcome packet with company facts, login information and specific job duties. Their desk is ready to go and you’ve blocked off time to get them settled.

Whether you’re putting them through orientation or training, it’s essential to ensure they get started off on the right foot—giving you an impression of their capabilities and making them feel comfortable during their first few days. Here are five ways to ensure you and your new…

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