Why 2018 is the Year to Invest in Text Messaging for Your HR Department

Technology has revolutionized how Human Resources departments serve the employees they are responsible for. Communication is key for HR Departments, and better, more direct communication occurs through the use of text messaging. When you use SMS to message employees, it’s easier to manage payroll, change schedules, request time off and send out emergency alerts. No … More Why 2018 is the Year to Invest in Text Messaging for Your HR Department

Gender Wage Gap and Salary History Ban- what employers need to know and actions to take now!

In a ruling that has widespread impact for employers, a federal court has ruled that employers can’t pay women less than men just because a woman made less at a previous job. To do this perpetuates the gender wage gap and is discriminatory. The Equal Pay Act was signed into effect in 1962 was intended … More Gender Wage Gap and Salary History Ban- what employers need to know and actions to take now!

Stress Awareness Month

Stress Awareness Month Many of us experience stress on a daily basis; stress due to parenting, work or a draining commute can affect us all at some time in our lives. Some of the leading causes of workplace stress are unmanageable workloads, a lack of control over work activities, minimal support, role ambiguity and work-life … More Stress Awareness Month

Setting a Talent Acquisition and Talent Retention Strategy

How ready are you to attract new employees to your organization or better yet retain your employees? Talent is key to the success of any organization. Talent Acquisition is an ongoing strategy that focuses on long-term human resources planning. 2018 is off to a great start – for job seekers that is! U.S. employers added … More Setting a Talent Acquisition and Talent Retention Strategy

Announcing BlueFire HR’s NEW Employee Outplacement Services

by Aisling Byrne, Senior HR Consultant BlueFire HR is pleased to announce that we are now offering Outplacement services for our clients. Many companies are faced with making employee cuts, downsizing or outsourcing an internal function. Outplacement can provide employees with specialized career support to assist in moving to new employment smoother and faster. Employees … More Announcing BlueFire HR’s NEW Employee Outplacement Services

Anti-Harassment Training

BlueFire HR is now offering Train-the-Trainer classes on Anti-Harassment Training. This offering includes: Manager Training with skills practices (60 minutes) Staff Training with skills practices (60 minutes) A train-the-trainer session on how to conduct these sessions On Call HR Mentor to talk to for up to one year Ability to brand your sessions the way you … More Anti-Harassment Training