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July 30, 2019
Unemployment Basics


First of all, there are no guarantees in unemployment. Each case is decided by the State on an individual basis. Even instances where it seems very straight forward that you should win the claim, you may still lose if the person quit for a compelling reason beyond their control. For example, you may lose the case if your employee quit because they are escaping from domestic violence or their military spouse is being relocated.

It is also important to know that if you terminate someone because they did not have the skills to perform the job or they were unable to be successful because of their skills, they will most likely win unemployment. Unemployment is only denied when the employee did something that violated a company policy or was significant misconduct AND they knew that their behavior would lead to termination.

Here are the top 5 steps you can take to i...
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May 09, 2019
Meet Generation Z


The time has finally arrived. This year, Generation Z is graduating from college and entering the workforce. Perhaps you have already hired a few or you are currently holding interviews. Either way, you may notice that your average candidate age is getting younger. Generation Z brings with them a few key characteristics that distinguish them from previous generations, and some that make them very similar to their Generation X parents.

Who is Generation Z? GenZ was born between 1997 and 2010(ish). They are the first generation to be “mobile natives”. They have never known the pain of not knowing who sang a song or having to wait for the radio to tell them. That knowledge has always been in their pocket.

98% of GenZ own a cell phone. In fact, 80% feel “distressed” when they are separated from it and 40% of GenZ claim they are “addicted” to their phone. ...
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