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Austin Job Report – March

Posted By Beverly Kerr | Mar 13, 2018 - Austin Chamber  Austin’s 3.7% growth makes it the second best performing among the 50 largest metro areas. Dallas (up 2.6%), Houston (up 2.2%), Fort Worth (up 2.1%), and San Antonio (up 2.0%) ranked 12th, 17th, 18th, and 21st...

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What to Do When Workers Hit the Top of Their Pay Range (Guest Author- Sharon Ely, HR Director)

Sometimes you may need to look more closely at pay for jobs within your company that are particularly critical to your business. Make sure the job and pay structure take relevant job variations into account. For example, a controller position may be a traditional...

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Employers Risk Driving New Hires Away with Poor Onboarding

Onboarding—the process in which new hires are integrated into the organization—is a missed opportunity for most employers, according to a recent study. A survey in the U.S. found that organizations are not effectively onboarding their new hires. Forty-seven percent...

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When Do You Need to Call in the HR Pro’s?

With the workplace landscape ever so changing, many business owners are faced with the dilemma of when do they need a human resource professional on their team? The recent headlines of mandatory sick leave, sexual harassment allegations and rising employment...

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Austin City Council Passes Mandatory Sick Pay Ordinance

Austin City Council Passes Mandatory Sick Pay Ordinance The Austin City Council passed a city-wide ordinance requiring mandatory sick leave. Q When will the ordinance be effective? A October 1, 2018 A Employers with 5 or less employees will be required to comply...

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Austin May Require Employers to Provide Sick Leave

  A proposed Austin city ordinance, due to be voted on by the City Council on February 15th, may require all private employers to pay sick leave to part-time and seasonal employees. Currently, many businesses offer leave for only full-time employees. Under the...

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5 Things To Avoid From Making a Poor Hiring Decision

Most of us are faced with the dilemma of how to select the perfect candidate. The cost of making wrong hiring decision can be very detrimental to a company’s bottom line. Therefore, getting it right is essential to emerging businesses. There are certain actions that...

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Austin’s Robust Population and Job Growth

A shared article from the Austin Chamber. Austin’s per capita income growth over the last five years is close to the top ranks—Austin’s 20.0% growth exceeds the 16.2% growth for the metropolitan portion of the U.S. and places it 11th among major metros. However, over...

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