Monthly Archives: March 2015

Top 3 Reasons To Have an Employee Handbook

March 27, 2015

Employee handbooks are the foundation of the relationship between an organization and its employees. Whether you have a small or large business, handbooks are one of the best tools to protect you from potential disputes and communicate policies and expectations uniformly to all employees. At EctoHR, Inc., we recommend every company have an employee handbook that is reviewed and updated regularly. Below are the top reasons why your organization should invest in a well-written employee handbook:   Introduces the Company’s culture The introduction to your organization is an essential part of every employee handbook, helping set the tone for the ...

EctoHR, Inc. Welcomes Lindsay Bock!

March 9, 2015

EctoHR, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Lindsay Bock to its internal team in the position of Administrative Assistant. Lindsay earned her Bachelor degree in Business Administration with a major in Marketing from Northwood University this past May. She has over three years of experience in Administrative Assistant roles, including time with AVI-SPL and Mathematica Policy Research. Lindsay is originally from Rhodes, Michigan but moved to Brighton in May 2014. In her spare time she enjoys indoor rock climbing, reading, spending time with family and friends, and most recently planning her wedding which will take place in December ...

Combatting the Construction Craft Labor Shortage

March 2, 2015

As the construction industry and the city of Detroit continue to rebound, local construction companies are seeing a steady stream of increasing work. With this increase, the shortage of skilled labor has become more apparent than ever. With companies facing the possibility of having to turn away work due to lack of manpower, the question remains: How can companies attract the best talent in a shrinking labor pool?   Target Developing Talent: Over the last decade, the number of people entering the construction field has decreased due to industry image and tough working conditions. Many companies are pairing up with ...