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!!
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
Performance review time is around the corner…are you ready? As kids go back to school that just means that performance review time is around the corner and whether you need training, coaching for your managers, setting goals, help with performance management strategies and processes, or help with performance management plans BlueFire HR is your partner. … More Performance Management Help is Here!
Whether you have been managing for 25 years or a few months, ask yourself the question – has anyone taught you how to manage or are you trying to figure it out as you go? Managing employees well leads to impressive outcomes and unparalleled team success, but how do you know if you are doing it right? … More 10 Secrets to Being a Tremendous Manager
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We have all seen it. The manager who yells, screams, belittles, and is an overall bully to his/her employees and co-workers. In my career I have not seen many instances of overt sexual harassment – and it DOES exist, what I do see more often and in almost every organization is bullying, which can be … More Bullying IS Harassment
BlueFire HR CEO recently co-authored an article in FORUM magazine around innovative global membership strategies… check it out. FORUM March 2016 – Ask the Expert
As spring-time approaches and the weather gets nicer, many people dream about getting out of the office and taking a trip. Though the thought of getting away may seem impossible and some may fear that taking time off of work can be seen as a poor work ethic, or that you aren’t prioritizing work. The … More Why Vacation is Important and Why You Should Take it
They say finding a new job is easier when you already have one, but either way, it’s just not a fun thing to do. You may want to change companies for a new position or completely change your career. It can be hard to know what to look for and how to go about finding … More The Path to Finding a Job
How the first 90-days are managed is crucial to how a new employee will succeed within an organization. It is important to make an employee feel comfortable and welcome, which at the end of the day adds to retention if you can believe it. The employee may not know a lot of people or really … More Managing the First 90 Days