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
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
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
By, Aisling Byrne, Senior HR Consultant at BlueFire HR Claims of sexual harassment or sexual misconduct in the workplace can be found in every industry including small and large corporations in law, education, non-profits and the financial sector. Never happened at your company? Don’t assume it’s not happening just because someone hasn’t complained (yet)! Failing … More Anti-Harassment training is no longer an afterthought – it’s become an absolute must do!
Governor Brown recently signed into law six new statutory obligations that take effect on January 1, 2018. Several new regulations require action in updating your job application, new hire materials, leave of absence policies and your Employee Handbook. Contact us – BlueFire HR is here to help you check this off your Holiday To-Do List … More California Regulatory Updates for 2018 – Don’t get caught unaware!!
Clearly Workplace Harassment and Bullying is a hot topic right now, but are you doing everything you can to aid your employees to creating a respectful workplace? Do you have investigation protocol or simply a third party investigator to call to assist you? Do your employees know who to turn to when they are put in an … More Harassment Investigations and Training – Are they a priority?
What makes for effective employee onboarding? Onboarding is a prime opportunity for employers to win over new employees yet many employers overwhelm new hires with a bundle of forms and policies to sign instead of using this time to create a strong bond. It’s about the experience not the paperwork! Effective onboarding practices are critical … More Effective Onboarding – Focus on the Experience
The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has published the newest version of the Form I-9. The form, used to verify employment eligibility, will be mandatory beginning September 18, 2017. This new form has a revision date of 07/17/17 N which is shown at the bottom of each page on the form. The current storage and … More The New I-9 Is Here
BlueFire HR consulting LLC is pleased to announce that Nicole Golfieri has joined our team. Nicole is joining BlueFire HR as our Business Development Director where she will be responsible for the management of strategic and operational Marketing, Business Development, and Customer Relationship activities. Nicole brings over 10 years of HR experience to BlueFire HR … More BlueFire HR Welcomes Nicole Golfieri, our new Business Development Director
Are Performance Improvement Plans useful? A widely held belief is that the underlying purpose of a Performance Improvement Plan is to begin the documentation process toward termination. This might be the case. But it may not be. Employers spend considerable time and money searching for a candidate and even more time and money training … More A Look at Both Sides of the Performance Improvement Plan