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The Pace of Staffing: Why Slow and Steady Wins the Race

Poor hires are often the result of a rushed recruiting process. This pressure to quickly fill empty seats can be extremely costly to companies and organizations in the end. Price Waterhouse Coopers estimates that turnover costs the average company nearly 12% of pre-tax income. Download HR Collaborative President Beth Kelly’s white paper which details four…

Recruiting Tip: 6 Questions to Avoid asking in an Interview

A CareerBuilder Survey from 2015 found that 20% of employers have unknowingly asked an illegal question in an interview. Sometimes basic questions that might seem like a friendly way to get to know a potential employee (“Where are you from?”, “Do you have any kids”, etc.) can make an candidate uncomfortable and may actually be…

Beth Kelly’s Top 6 Take-Aways from SxSW

I spent the last four days basking in the buzz of creativity and innovation at South by Southwest in Austin, Texas as a sponsor of Michigan House. The festival venue, a self-labeled “experiential embassy” promotes Michigan-based career and lifestyle opportunities in effort to attract new talent to the state. At Michigan House we hosted concerts…

Paid Medical Leave Act Workshop You’re invited to attend Paid Medical Leave Act and Beyond Workshop on Thursday, February 28, 2019 from 7:30 AM – 10 AM. Learn the latest legal updates regarding the Act and collaborate with HR peers to compare notes and share ideas for how to mold your policies. Have coffee with us and walk away…

HR Collaborative recognizes that even the best HR teams need a few helping hands from time to time.  That’s why we provide interim HR services. We can help you through those busy HR seasons or when you find yourself short-handed due to staff turnover or leaves of absences. Our talented group of HR professionals have…

Are you looking to hire more team members before the end of the year? Is the thought of managing that process on your own a bit daunting, but you’re looking for more than a headhunter emailing you a few resumes, expecting you to manage the entire hiring process and then charging you up to a…

Christmas Giveaway

Christmas came early for HR Collaborative! Guess what Santa and the creative Elves at Extra Credit Projects gave us for Christmas this year? A NEW WEBSITE! Thank you for visiting our website for chance to win a $100 gift card to the Downtown Market, please fill out the Contact Us page form and tell us in…

Before you outsource your employees to a PEO…

A Professional Employer Organization provides HR outsourced services including payroll, benefits, hiring and training. The unique aspect of the PEO model is that a company’s employees are actually employed by the PEO and the PEO leases the employees back to the company. This can be a solid solution for many small and mid-sized organizations who…

2018 GROW Partner of the Year Award

Meg Lehigh of HR Collaborative and GROW board member is the 2018 Partner Award Winner. Meg has served on the board for 3 years, and sheʼs also the incoming GROW board president, active in the strategic planning and communications committees, as well as a facilitator for GROWʼs business strategy classes. Well deserved, Meg!

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