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How Virtual Reality May Change the Landscape for Remote Workers

Virtual reality systems are getting a lot of press in the entertainment sector, but they may be able to show real advantages in business as well. Virtual reality systems such as the HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, and Microsoft HoloLens are targeted towards either creating an entirely virtual reality or augmenting real, existing surfaces with virtual features. In terms of business, this creates a rather unique opportunity: the ability to create an entirely virtual office.

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Tips and Tricks for Managing Your 401(k)

Everyone knows that saving for your retirement is a critical part of building a solid financial future -- but that doesn't change the fact that it can be a very confusing process. Here are a few tips and tricks you can use for managing your retirement account.

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Continued Education: The Benefits of Training and Seminars for Employees

When was the last time your employees refreshed their skills? In many fields, knowledge and practices can change quite quickly. Training and seminars will ensure that your employees are always up to the current standards of your industry -- in addition to a few other important benefits. 

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Set Your HR Manager Free: How Staffing Agencies Support Human Resources

Having an accomplished human resources department doesn't mean that your business can't benefit from the services of a staffing agency. Human resources departments need to deal with many issues over the course of the day; by engaging a staffing agency, you can make it easier for your human resources department to operate effectively.

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Avoiding these Common Pitfalls When Writing Your Job Description

Are your job postings getting literally hundreds of responses? Are they getting none at all? Or are they simply not getting the responses that you expected? Writing a good job description is a difficult process, but it's essential to building the correct pool of candidates. Here are a few of the issues that are most commonly encountered, even by experienced HR personnel.

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The Benefits of Leasing Employees Rather Than Direct Hiring

If your business is considering a rapid expansion -- or you simply want to simplify your payroll and other associated expenses -- you may want to consider the benefits of leasing employees. Leased employees are directly employed by a staffing agency but operate in day-to-day operations exactly like hired staff members.

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How Insurance Benefits Have Changed for the Modern Employer

Moving into 2016, employers may want to brush up on the responsibilities that they have towards their employees regarding insurance. Health insurance has changed significantly over the past few years and this may lead to some confusion in human resources departments.

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The Many Hidden Benefits of Working as a Temp

Some people are simply naturals when it comes to temping. It's always exciting to slide into another position with brand new challenges -- and to know that there are new experiences just across the horizon. But there are some other advantages to working as a temp as well, some of which may not be immediately obvious.

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Job Searching Through the Holiday Season

Job searching through the holiday season often sounds unpleasant -- and it can be a challenge for even experienced job seekers to navigate. The holiday season presents many unique challenges, but also some benefits for those who are creative thinkers. It's not always wise to delay your job search until after the holiday season, especially if you're in a competitive or niche market. 

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Four Key Things to Look for In Temporary Employees

Hiring a temporary employee can always feel like a risk. Not only do you need to invest some time into training, but you also need to make sure that the temporary employee will be as conscientious and driven as your full-time employees. So what do you look for to make sure that you're getting the most out of the employee-employer relationship?

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