Job Search Support: Day of the Interview By Alan Bernstein, HR Office Savers

Day of the Interview Preferred positions are highly sought after, with multiple job seekers for one position. Here are some things you can do on the day of the interview to set yourself apart from others. Be on time Arrive 5–15 minutes before the scheduled Read More …

Job Search Support: What to look for when applying for a job / by Alan Bernstein, HR Office Savers

When preparing to apply for a job, I want you to consider three key items: Resume, Qualifications, and Interest. If you can master these three things, you will have a more productive job search. Your Resume Writing a compelling resume is the first step to finding Read More …

For the Job Seeker – Making the Most of Your Job Interview by Using Soft Skills

Making the Most of Your Job Interview by Using Soft Skills. Soft skills are those intangible qualities we have and more and more, employers look for in candidates. When interviewing there are 3 basic soft skills that can give you an edge. Read More …

How to Get Your Resume Out of The Pile 

Many companies receive thousands of job applications and not every resume can be reviewed. Some companies use applicant tracking systems to scan resumes for skill sets and experience and filter applicants for review by the hiring team. Read More …

For the Job Seeker – Interview Roadblocks by, Alan Bernstein, President HR Office Savers

I spend considerable time reviewing resumes and qualifying candidates for open positions on behalf of my clients. Here are some tips to help you get past the gatekeeper. Read More …

For the Small Business Owner – When you Have an Employee Issue / by, Alan Bernstein, HR Office Savers

If you are a manager of people, you will inevitably be faced with the hard decision of what to do when it is not working out with an employee.

Most times this is a communication problem, easily solved with mediation or active listening. But in those cases where the relationship is simply too frustrating to continue, think of “ART” to try and manage the result. Read More …

For the Small Business Owner – HR Compliance Basics / by, Alan Bernstein, President HR Office Savers

I speak with many small business owners who are unfamiliar with the basics of human resource compliance. Failing to meet your minimum workplace labor obligations can be unlawful or illegal and can lead to disputes, fines or legal claims. Read More …

For the Small Business Owner – Telework Basics / by, Alan Bernstein, President HR Office Savers

In the event of an emergency such as a weather disaster or pandemic, you may allow or require employees to temporarily work from home to ensure business continuity.

Here are some best practices for allowing employees to telework and still deliver results, regardless of whether you are dealing with a virus, a hurricane or just a regular workday: Read More …

Local HR Company HR Office Savers extends support for small businesses and displaced workers related to COVID-19

HR Office Savers announces it will assist local businesses by waiving initial consultation fees related to COVID-19 through the end of April. For existing clients, the company is extending payment terms with no late payment penalty through May 2020 for any client in need. In service to our community, the company will also be offering complimentary virtual information sessions on demand, beginning Tuesday April 7th with the Melbourne Regional Chamber of Commerce Small Business Council. Read More …

For the Small Business Owner – Managing Sick Leave Requests

As I write this month’s article, we are in the midst of many unknowns regarding COVID-19. Specific to the area of employment and sick leave, I’ve received many questions on the best way to approach employee time off requests given the COVID-19 concerns. Read More …

Tips for a successful job search – After the Interview

Tips for a successful job search – After the Interview. Last month we talked about standard interview questions you can expect during the interview. This month I want to give you some tips for how to close the interview.
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Tips for a successful job search – The Resume Part II

by Alan Bernstein, SHRM-SCP – HR Office Savers Last month I shared with you the “big picture” of writing a compelling resume. In order for a resume to be compelling, it must be accurate, visually appealing, and likeable. This month I want to talk about Read More …