In this installment of "Good Idea/Bad Idea", Joseph and Corryn from our Kirkland office demonstrate the importance of good phone etiquette when you're in job search mode.
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When an employee announces he or she is leaving, many hiring managers turn immediately to the task of filling the now-open position. Before you pick up the phone to call your recruiter, however, it's important to spend some time focusing…
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My Career Longevity and Skill Set Helped TERRA Land Me a Great Job
People say when one door closes, another one opens. And that’s exactly what happened for Mark Spooner. He was placed at a production job through TERRA Staffing Group back in 2015. For almost three years, he built and tested chairs and equipment for medical and dental offices. In his time there, his hard work led … Continue Reading →
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Navigating the Murky Waters of Mental Health Accommodation
This Activity has been PREAPPROVED for SHRM Re-Certification Credits
Jodi Slavik Vigilant
When: May 17, 2019
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM PST
Gun violence, suicide, and bomb threats, while stark in nature, often start with subtle, erratic behavior that is difficult to understand and even more difficult to address. These challenges are amplified at work, where employers have a duty to protect employees, but to also avoid discrimination. This leaves HR in murky waters, determining whether employee behavior is a disability flag, and how to respond when the disability is hidden, nebulous, or unbelievable.
This presentation will jump feet-first into the grey area of mental health accommodation, using real case-studies to address the nuances of notice, interaction, and effective resolution.