Tag Archives: human resources

Handling New Hires with Kid Gloves

While it is not uncommon to employ minor employees at special districts, many employers don’t know that certain hazardous job functions performed by minors are strictly prohibited under federal and state laws.

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A Quick Guide to Effective Interviewing

This is the second in a series of articles about how to build a strong and lasting team. This article will focus on effective interviewing strategies.

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Introducing i2i Workforce: Bring the Brilliance with our new HR Consulting Partnership

i2i specializes in all aspects of the practice of human resources, including retention, development, training, and recruiting.

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Combating Turnover: The Ideal Candidate

This is the first in a series of articles about how to build a strong and lasting team by “hacking” your operations to foster better retention. Keeping your staff happy, recognized, and stable is an excellent way to not only improve your productivity but also to reduce your safety and operational risks going forward.

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Should Your Team Warm Up Before They Head Out?

Before every workout, big game, or match, athletes warm up or stretch to raise their heart rates and body temperature. This process makes them more alert and improves response times. If this works well for athletes, it may work well for you and your employees.

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Employee Use of District Equipment a Risky Proposition

Every district uses equipment which employees need to do their job, and this equipment is generally provided by the district. While a reasonable amount of personal use of district-owned equipment like computers or photocopiers is realistic, there are many types of equipment that pose serious problems if used outside the scope of an employee’s job responsibilities because they significantly increase the likelihood of a loss.

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One Year After Legal Pot, Employment Law Remains Hazy

Recreational marijuana has now been legal in Colorado for over a year. While many of the questions regarding the implementation of legal pot have been answered by now, the topic of marijuana use and employment law still remains a complicated subject without definitive answers.

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Better Discipline for Safety Violations

Even if they were not mandated by law, workplace safety programs benefit workers and employers alike by reducing the number of injuries, enhancing productivity, and even improving the quality of work performed. When everyone knows and follows the rules, everyone benefits from a safer workplace.

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HRSentry is Now the CSD Pool HR Helpline

Starting this year, the HRSentry platform has undergone a major transition. It comes with a new name, new features, and an easier to use interface. Powered by consulting company Enquiron, the new CSD Pool HR Helpline is now live and free to all members of the CSD Pool. Below are a few of the key reasons you should check it out.

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Emergency Response Procedures: Managing a Mental Health Crisis

Emergencies can strike at any time without notice, our Emergency Response Procedures flip book will help your district manage these crises as they occur. Here’s an excerpt covering Mental Health issues.

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