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Updated Version of Form I-9 Released

On November 14th, 2016, an updated version of Form I-9: Employment Eligibility Verification (I-9 Form) was released. Employers will be allowed to continue using the current form (which was most recently revised in 2013) until January 21, 2017. Employers are thus expected to use the revised form exclusively by January 22, 2017. Form Changes and [...]

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HR Compliance News: Massachusetts Passes Pay Equity Act

On August 1, 2016, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law An Act to Establish Pay Equity (the “Pay Equity Act”). The main purpose of the law is strengthen the state’s existing equal pay law and to impose certain new obligations and limitations on employers. While this law will not be effective until July 1, [...]

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Tips for Finding Employees That Will Fit Your Company’s Culture

According to a study by the Department of Economics at the University of Warwick, happy workers are 12 percent more productive than the average worker. On the other hand, actively disengaged employees cost businesses more than $450 billion each year. As a result, organizations are looking for ways to ensure that the employees they hire [...]

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CBG Benefits Featured in SHRM Article About Finding an Effective Employee Value Proposition

As companies look for ways to improve their recruiting and retention efforts, one essential area to focus on is developing a strong employee value proposition. Chris Costello, Principal and co-Founder of CBG Benefits, recently shared tips and guidance about that topic in a recent article from SHRM. The article, entitled “Finding an Effective Employee Value [...]

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Mobile Recruiting: Trends and Strategies to Help Your Company Succeed

Yes, smartphones and tablets are everywhere… including the hands of the talented individuals that your company is hoping to recruit as new employees. In the world of marketing, many companies have devoted time, energy, and resources to mobile-optimize their website, emails, advertisements, social networking profiles, and more. Should your company do the same in regards [...]

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Checklist: How to Create Effective Job Postings

Would your company like to improve its employee recruitment efforts, specifically when it comes to its job postings? If so, you’ll certainly want to review and benchmark items such as the salary and employee benefits that are listed. But there is much more that goes into an effective job posting. To help companies receive a [...]

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How to Get More Employee Referrals

If you are looking to improve your company’s employee recruiting efforts, one area to focus on is certainly the employee referral process. Not only can current employees help improve the quality of your candidate pool, but they also have a unique ability to reach people who may not actively be seeking a new job. But [...]

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Infographic: Transparency in the Employee Recruiting Process

As a full-service employee benefits brokerage firm in Massachusetts, we are privileged to be surrounded by an incredible amount of businesses that are thriving. For example, many local companies in industries such as BioTech and Life Sciences, high-tech, and more have experienced tremendous success recently. Of course, that success also comes with a price. As more and [...]

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Weekly Roundup, 2/7/14: Articles on HR, Employee Benefits, & Finance

Here’s our weekly roundup (week ending 2/7/2014) of articles that may benefit CFOs, HR professionals, employee benefit specialists, and others. We hope that you find them helpful. If you have questions on how any of these topics impact your business, please contact our team. 10 Ways Companies Drive Away Talent During the recruitment, hiring, and [...]

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Improving the Hiring Process: Checking References

During the process of hiring new employees, many factors contribute to the success (or failure) of that effort. One important area is in conducting proper reference checks. When done properly, they can help verify that a job candidate is capable, trustworthy, and reliable. How can employers properly utilize the reference check process to ensure that [...]

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