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Texas firm buys Springs HR company

A Texas-based group has acquired Aspen Resource Partners, a Colorado Springs-based professional employer organization. Resourcing Edge, based in Rockwall, Texas, announced that it is combining assets with the Colorado Springs-based company. “This is a pivotal effort that accelerates our solutions strategy to offer even greater value to our clients,” said Ted Crawford, Resourcing Edge CEO.… Continue Reading Texas firm buys Springs HR company

Small-business owners spend 40 percent of their time shifting through the maze of government regulations, the morass of health care and pension benefits, and the labyrinth of employee training and payroll issues. But it doesn’t have to be that way. In the past 30 years, a small industry has grown from performing those onerous tasks… Continue Reading PEOs remove business burden, create HR challenges

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Some of the nation’s top companies are leading the trend toward making the workplace a welcoming environment for all workers. Forty-one percent of Fortune 500 and 25 percent of Fortune 1000 companies have policies protecting transgender employees from discrimination. And this year, 305 businesses reached a 100 percent rating on the Corporate Equality Index 2010,… Continue Reading More employers setting policies to protect LGBT workers

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Way outside the norm

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How many human resource employees does a local government, or a local government enterprise, need to function effectively? Judging by the dramatically different staffing levels of two H.R. departments supervised by the same set of elected officials, the answer to that question is not as straightforward as you might expect. The City of Colorado Springs,… Continue Reading Way outside the norm

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Survey helps human resources with hiring process

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Great resume. Great interview. Great hire – maybe, but not always. Finding out a new hire isn’t the right person for the job can be an expensive and awkward situation, and no company would make such a decision if it could be avoided. Paula M. Hein, a consultant with PI Midwest, says a simple and… Continue Reading Survey helps human resources with hiring process

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The number one issue facing small business employers and their employees is the rising cost of health insurance, report statewide and national surveys, and the increases are coming at a time when some health insurers are posting record profits. Collectively, the nation’s life and health insurers recorded a $4.5 billion profit for the first three… Continue Reading Cost of health insurance top concern for small businesses

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The people who pass through the doors of the Pikes Peak Workforce Center are your neighbors, and they are hurting. They hope for employment, and many do not much care what that might be. They have kids to feed and mortgages to be paid. In one of the cruelest years in recent memory, 2002 added… Continue Reading Workforce center, Wal-Mart team up to staff new supercenter

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If your plans for a big-screen, high definition television set are based on getting that big raise, you may want to delay the purchase until you find out how much extra money shows up on your paycheck. A study by the Mountain States Employment Council, based on surveys and interviews with employers in greater metro… Continue Reading Raises could be less than expected, employment council reports

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Hoping to encourage more young women to venture into the male-dominated world of technology-based business, the Women’s Foundation of Colorado hosted more than 200 young women in a workshop featuring a variety of tech-based career possibilities. Entitled “Girls 2.0 – Girls and Technology,” the sessions featured area women working in the technology sector sharing their… Continue Reading Women's Foundation of CO wants more female technophiles

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Researchers question usefulness of MBA degree

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You’ve finally earned it: an MBA. It’s that magic key that opens corporate doors to advancement and increased compensation. Business school officials say that the candidate with a graduate level business degree will triumph in interviews, leaving lesser mortals behind. But does that assumption hold up in today’s tight hiring market? According to a survey… Continue Reading Researchers question usefulness of MBA degree

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