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It’s National Payroll Week!Read the rest of this entry »
You know that this is National Payroll Week, right?
No? But you knew that Monday was Labor Day, a paid company holiday, didn’t you?
What if the payroll professional who handles the time cards, tracks vacation days, sick days, paid holidays, makes sure your deductions are right and processes all the paychecks “forgot” Monday was a paid holiday?
Not that any payroll professional would, but you get the point.
In Honor of Our Essential Workers, Happy Labor DayRead the rest of this entry »
This Labor Day we at Green Key Resources say "Thank You" to all the nation's essential workers.
Thank you to the postal carriers and drivers who brought us the mail and delivered our packages.
Thank you healthcare professionals who braved the coronavirus to care for the sick and provide comfort to their families.
Thank you farmers and farm workers, grocery clerks, cashiers, butchers and the many other food workers and …
Business Indicators, Staffing Hires Point to an Improving EconomyRead the rest of this entry »
After falling in the first quarter to the lowest level since 2014, staffing employment came roaring back in the second quarter that ended June 30, adding almost 200,000 new temporary and contract workers to the US economy.
The numbers from the Labor Department released July 2 bear out the trend first seen in the weekly Staffing Index produced by the American Staffing Association. The Index, which tracks weekly changes in …
Have a Safe and Fun 4th of JulyRead the rest of this entry »
Have a wonderful Fourth of July.
And stay safe.
This Year Juneteenth Will Be DifferentRead the rest of this entry »
It was June 19, 1865, two months after Robert E. Lee surrendered his Confederate Army and 2 and a-half years after the Emancipation Proclamation took effect, that the slaves of Texas learned they were free.
Ever since, June 19 has been celebrated as Juneteenth. From an inauspicious beginning in Galveston 155 years ago, Juneteenth celebrations spread throughout Texas. But it wasn’t until the civil rights activism of the 1960s …
Supreme Court Extends Employment Protection to LGBTQ WorkersRead the rest of this entry »
Monday, the US Supreme Court ruled that the Civil Rights Act protects gay and transgender workers from employment discrimination.
It is a decision that extends the protection nationwide and affirms a practice we at Green Key Resources have always followed.
“At Green Key Resources, equal employment opportunity has been, and will continue to be a fundamental principle,” said Adina Goldman, Director of Human Resources. “We’ve always been committed to a …
Majority of Employers Still Honoring Job Offers and InternshipsRead the rest of this entry »
There’s some good news for college students anxious about their summer internships. Almost two-thirds of employers intend to go ahead with them. The same is true for the jobs they offered to graduating seniors.
A survey by the National Association of Colleges and Employers found 64% of employers are not revoking their offers of full-time or internship employment. They may shift the start date and 29% expect to move interns …
Updating Our Response to the COVID-19 CrisisRead the rest of this entry »
The last several weeks have been a trying time for our nation. With so many businesses closed and all of us sheltering at home, it’s natural to be concerned about the future.
As part of our Green Key Resources community, I want you to know, as we go about filling the needs of our clients and working to ensure the health and safety of our employees, we are also looking …
Where Should You Store the Ketchup?Read the rest of this entry »
Now that we’ve all bought enough food and supplies to last the year, or at least through any foreseeable quarantine, where do you store it all?
You’re on your own for the toilet paper and paper towels and disinfectant. But we suggest, as a last resort, under the bed.
This blog post, however, is not about that. We’re here to help solve the dilemma of whether opened ketchup belongs in …
COVID-19 Updates from Green Key ResourcesRead the rest of this entry »
To our employees, clients and candidates –
In these difficult times, I want to assure you that Green Key Resources has taken a number of aggressive steps to protect our team and do our part to limit the spread of Covid-19, the coronavirus. While it is not “business as usual,” we are still actively working with clients and candidates and with our temp employees to meet everyone’s needs.
We have …