2016

Examination of Drug Testing for the Staffing Industry

Examination of Drug Testing for the Staffing Industry

Summary:

Substance abuse by employees can potentially be costly for employers in the areas of lost productivity, workers compensation injury claims, and increased healthcare costs.  Join Tricom and Micro Distributing for our December edition of the Industry Insider webinar series for an examination of drug testing for the staffing industry, with topics including:

Year-End Planning for Business: 2016 Update

Year-End Planning for Business: 2016 Update

Summary:

Appropriate year-end planning coupled with a tailor-made tax strategy should be designed with your specific business in mind to capitalize on tax code laws, reduce tax liability and maximize business profitability. Join Tricom and Citrin Cooperman for our November edition of the Industry Insider webinar series for a discussion on:

Registered Agent Services: Compliance Simplified

Registered Agent Services: Compliance Simplified

Summary:

A top challenge facing businesses today is managing sprawling state compliance requirements. A common worst case scenario is that a business falls out of good standing which may result in penalties or even cause administrative dissolution or revocation. Join Tricom and Jordan Priest from CT Corporation for our October edition of the Industry Insider webinar series as he discusses the most effective tactics for managing state compliance while reducing risk and cost to your business. Topics covered will include:

Background Checks: Changing Laws & Increasing Litigation

Background Checks: Changing Laws & Increasing Litigation

Summary:

The staffing industry is tasked with finding, screening and placing qualified candidates for host employers. Determining best practice background screening policies to balance your safety and compliance requirements can be a complex legal predicament. Join Tricom and Clark & Gotzler, Attorneys at Law for our September edition of the Industry Insider webinar series for a detailed discussion on:

•    Employer’s Balancing Act
•    Working With Background Check Providers & FCRA
•    Use of Criminal History

Background Screening and Onboarding: Creating a “One Source Solution”

Background Screening and Onboarding: Creating a “One Source Solution”

Summary:

The background screening industry is ever evolving thanks to emerging technologies. Companies are beginning to recognize and take advantage of the benefits of streamlining their hiring process- from background screening, to I9, to standardized onboarding documents. Knowing your candidates’ expectations, and how to meet them, is critical to your organization’s success when competing for top talent. Join Tricom and Sterling Talent Solutions for our August edition of the Industry Insider webinar series for a discussion on:

New OSHA Final Rule Changes

New OSHA Final Rule Changes

Summary:

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued final rule changes to improve tracking of workplace injuries and illnesses. The data collected will be publicized and used to identify emerging hazards and target enforcement resources. The changes go into effect in August. Join Tricom and OSHA for our July Industry Insider webinar series for a discussion of the changes affecting the following areas:

•    Electronic Reporting of OSHA Recordkeeping
•    Post-Incident Drug Testing
•    Disciplinary Actions

Workers Compensation: The Things You Need to Know

Workers Compensation: The Things You Need to Know

Summary:

A well-managed Workers Compensation program allows a staffing firm to create a competitive advantage over their competition by retaining a higher profit margin. Join Tricom and World Wide Specialty Programs for our June Industry Insider webinar series for a discussion on what a staffing firm needs to know about Workers Compensation coverage, including:

A Review of the DOL’s Proposed Changes to the FLSA and the Potential Impact on the Staffing Industry

A Review of the DOL’s Proposed Changes to the FLSA and the Potential Impact on the Staffing Industry

Summary:

The U.S. Department of Labor has proposed changes to the Fair Labor Standards Act employment regulations that could extend overtime protections to nearly 5 million white collar workers previously classified as exempt from overtime pay. Join Tricom and Clark & Gotzler for our May Industry Insider webinar series for an up-to-date review of the proposed changes and how this could impact your firm and the staffing industry, including:

Better On-boarding: Creating a Competitive Advantage

Better On-boarding: Creating a Competitive Advantage

Summary:

The failure to adhere to best practices in on-boarding and off-boarding temporary employees leaves staffing companies at a competitive disadvantage and open to potential liability. Join Tricom and Becker LLC for our April Industry Insider webinar series designed to help staffing companies assess and overhaul certain aspects of their on-boarding and off-boarding processes to incorporate various best practices, limit potential liability and improve efficiencies. We will also discuss at length several developments impacting best practices, including:

More than just cute puppies: Using social media to grow your business

More than just cute puppies: Using social media to grow your business

Summary:

These days, social media is more than just a place to share pictures of your cute puppy or shots of the meal you just made from scratch. Social platforms provide a very real way to grow your business and increase brand engagement. Join Tricom and Wintrust to learn how to approach social media as a tool for your staffing firm. Wintrust Marketing Communication Director Jenny Celander will discuss:

  • The importance of social media
  • Social media “dos and don’ts”
  • Best practices
  • Defining goals
  • Creating content

 

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