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Human Resources: Make positive first impression

August 22, 2016Melissa Seitz

A. An effective onboarding program takes work and planning to ensure new team members can hit the ground running and feel welcomed from day one. Fewer things are more detrimental to a new hire, whom you have spent time, money, and effort to bring on board, than to have them twiddling their thumbs on day one due to lack of organization or preparation. A successful onboarding plan takes teamwork, commitment and planning.Be sure to have a workstation identified, equipment and supplies ordered, and make...

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Human Resources: Recognize, reward, repeat

July 25, 2016Melissa Seitz

A. It seems like such an easy phrase to say and a common sense reaction, but all too often it is a phrase that isn't used enough, not only in our personal lives but also in the workplace. Over the course of my HR career, I have discovered one truth about all employees at every level of any organization and industry: People want to feel appreciated and reassured the work they do and the effort they put in is appreciated and noticed. So how do we do that? How do we make rewards and recognition a part...

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Human Resources: Establish protocol for injuries

June 21, 2016Melissa Seitz

A. Many questions run through any manager's or supervisor's mind when an employee comes to them about an injury or incident.To begin, it is important employees understand what they should be reporting. Workers' compensation procedures suggest all accidents—even those that seem minor—be reported, even if the employee is unsure if they are injured. If an injured worker needs first aid or medical treatment, it is important they seek the treatment they need and then notify their manager or...

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Human Resources: Find adaptable drivers

May 23, 2016Melissa Seitz

A. We hear that phrase all too often. A person seeking employment will simply see “driving experience or delivery experience” and think, I can do that, I can drive and I know the area.But our medical equipment technicians, or “METs” as we call them, are responsible for not only delivering equipment to homes or facilities. They are also responsible for set up, education and troubleshooting. Being able to deliver a product is not nearly enough for us to hire an MET. Candidates...

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