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10 Uncomfortable Deeds That Will Make You More Successful

.S. Eliot was clearly onto something when he asked, “If you aren’t in over your head, how do you know how tall you are?” The very act of stepping outside of your comfort zone is critical to your success and well-being.
 
Our brains are wired such that it’s difficult to take action until we feel at least some stress and discomfort. ...




Onboarding Steps Critical to Employees' Long-Term Success

The first days and weeks on the job for new employees are critical to their ability to fit in and become as productive as possible, as soon as possible. The predecessor to 'onboarding' — the process to help just-hired employees acclimate to a new environment — has been known as orientation. ...




Recruitment: What a Candidate wants most

                The recruitment process can be long and tiresome and too many recruiters focus only on the company’s needs and wants, ignoring what a candidate wants from the whole process. ...




How to Create a Winning Employee Retention Strategy

By Vacations to Go

 
A comprehensive people strategy is not comprehensive if it doesn't include a proven retention strategy for holding on to the employees you've worked hard to recruit into your company.
 
That may sound logical, but many, if not most, small businesses overlook this critical component in their human resources program. ...




How Companies Recruit People with Disabilities

A wise Chief Diversity Officer once said that when it comes to recruiting and hiring qualified people with disabilities, “intention isn’t sufficient.” There are abundant ways in which companies can show genuine resourcefulness in employing more people with disabilities. ...




Hiring People With Disabilities Isn’t Just the Right Thing to Do—It’s Good for Business

GREATER GOOD
 
A new study reveals that hiring people with intellectual and developmental disabilities doesn’t just improve culture—it improves the bottom line.
 
What kind of employers hire people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD)? You might imagine that they’re like George Bailey in It’s a Wonderful Life—big-hearted souls that sacrifice their business’s profits to improve their communities. ...




Incentivizing Employers to Hire Veterans through Permanent Tax Credits

With the Iraq War over and the war in Afghanistan drawing to a close, the Administration has undertaken an unprecedented effort to help our veterans and military spouses find employment and build their careers. Today, the overall unemployment rate for veterans remains below the national rate at 7. ...




Tips for Recruiting Employees with Disabilities

Tips for Recruiting Employees with Disabilities
 
Guide on Employing People With Disabilities:
 
If you are an employer that is covered by one or more of the laws described in this Advisory, you have specific responsibilities related to the employment of individuals with disabilities. ...




Greater Cleveland Chamber learns benefits of hiring disabled employees

By Jacob McAdams
 
Guests at the Greater Cleveland Chamber of Commerce monthly luncheon on Aug. 4 learned about hiring employees with disabilities as guest speaker Monty Chamberlain of the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services (DADS) made a presentation to promote new hiring opportunities for employers. ...




Disability discrimination: 10 examples of reasonable adjustments in employment

Disability discrimination laws place an active duty on employers to make reasonable adjustments to accommodate the needs of disabled employees. This duty arises at any time before, during or after the employment relationship when the employer puts a disabled person at a substantial disadvantage in comparison with individuals who are not disabled. ...