Category Archives: Employers

6 Ways to Handle Holiday Vacation Requests

The holidays not only bring sweet treats and thoughtful gifts, but they also cause an influx of vacation requests from employees. And, unfortunately for managers, not everyone can take off at the same time. Managing vacation requests is tricky, but … Continue reading

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How to Land a Temporary Job During the Holidays

‘Tis the season for Christmas carols, colored lights, holiday shopping AND seasonal hiring. During the holiday hustle and bustle, retailers and other businesses often depend on temporary employees to help manage the heightened workload and cover for employees’ vacation time. … Continue reading

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The Impact of Cultural Fit on Hiring Decisions

Skills and professional experience aren’t the only things you should seek when hiring an employee. Finding a cultural fit is a key, too, and it can make or break the success of your team. Generally, when someone fits in at … Continue reading

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Boost Your Business with Short-Term Hiring

Though many companies rely on short-term hires and temporary staff during the summer months or holiday rush, there are more benefits to short-term hiring than you may expect. In fact, short-term hiring can boost your business by providing your company … Continue reading

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3 Ways Office Design Impacts Company Culture

Does your physical office space reflect your company’s culture? This is what you see, touch, hear and smell every day. It includes the office floor plan, décor, lighting, conference rooms and break areas, such as a lounge area, cafeteria or … Continue reading

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How to Give Negative Feedback

Nobody likes being the bad guy, but as an employer/manager, it is your job to lead your team to success by not only offering encouragement but also criticism. If done correctly, sharing negative feedback can improve a team’s overall performance. … Continue reading

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What Happened to the Department of Labor’s New Overtime Rule?

Remember the Department of Labor’s New Overtime Ruling? If not, here’s a quick recap: Under the ruling set by the Obama administration, the minimum salary required to be exempt from overtime requirements under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) exemptions … Continue reading

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What NOT to Do When Interviewing New Grads

New grads can be great resources for companies of any size—they’re full of energy and new ideas and ready to learn in their first real-world jobs. But, because they lack professional experience, interviewing these youngsters can be a challenge. Here … Continue reading

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Why Talent Attraction Should be a Priority

In today’s ongoing “war for talent,” it’s critical that companies make talent attraction a priority in order to achieve their business goals.  A company’s talent is its greatest asset, and the bottom line is you can’t reach business goals without … Continue reading

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Join ITAC at Sloss Tech!

In case you haven’t heard, Birmingham’s tech scene is thriving and bringing the magic back to the city. This magic was certainly evident at last year’s inaugural Sloss Tech event. ITAC Solutions is excited to sponsor and attend the Southeast’s … Continue reading

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