Monthly Archives: March 2014

Recruiting tips for the construction season

March 27, 2014

It’s that time of year again - spring is (hopefully!) quickly approaching and construction companies around the state are preparing for work to start back up on a full-time basis. One of the biggest challenges facing contractors each year is the hiring of hard-working, safety-conscious employees to fill each and every need in the field. From the outset of the recruiting process, companies can take certain steps to reduce the risk of hiring bad employees that will later turn into jobsite problems, workers compensation cases, or other issues. The Recruitment Process – Tips for Finding New Employees • Requesting referrals ...

EctoHR receives United Way recognition

March 27, 2014

The Livingston County United Way recently recognized EctoHR, Inc. and several other companies with an award for Corporate Excellence in 2013. EctoHR was applauded for the Company and its employees giving both their time and their money to the causes of the United Way. EctoHR was honored at the Livingston County United Way’s Annual Meeting and Breakfast on Thursday, March 13th, 2014. Additionally, Steve Williams will continue serving on the United Way board in 2014 and 2015. For more information on the United Way’s work in Livingston County, go to Pictured are Erica Gruss and Colleen Richards of EctoHR, ...

Frequently asked questions regarding background checks

March 20, 2014

A major step in any hiring decision is conducting a background check. With laws and regulations constantly evolving, employers often become overwhelmed with the changes and the risks they face. EctoHR, Inc. has compiled a short list of the most frequently asked background check questions to help guide employers as they look to add new employees to their staff. Are backgrounds checks necessary? Yes! As with any other critical business decision, due diligence is critical. The hiring and onboarding process is both time-consuming and costly, so employers need to make the most informed decision as possible. Given the time and ...