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Focus1 HR Group is a full service human resource outsourcing and consulting firm founded in January 2005. The company provides full scale human resource services through its Professional Employer Organization (PEO) division, which offers payroll, benefits administration, workers' compensation coverage, safety & risk management services, and human resource management services throughout Texas.

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LOOKING INTO BIG DATA VENDORS FOR HR

Focus1 HR Group | October 15, 2016

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Like most aspects of business, big data is taking over many functions within the corporate work arena. Even the functions traditionally performed by HR departments are being addressed through algorithms and analysis. Using big data in the area of human resource management doesn’t come without risks, however. In order to avoid running afoul of discrimination and employment laws, HR departments need to proceed with caution when using big data. Most of this information is used by...

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CREATIVITY MOST IN-DEMAND SOFT SKILL FOR 2020, LINKEDIN SAYS

HR Dive | January 13, 2020

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Creativity was the most in-demand soft skill for applicants last year, and it has retained its place heading into 2020, according to a Jan. 9 LinkedIn Learning report. "Organizations need people who can creatively approach problems and tasks across all business roles, from software engineering to HR," the company said. Persuasion, collaboration, adaptability and emotional intelligence rounded out the top five. LinkedIn noted that emotional intelligence — defined as the ability to...

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DOL FINALIZES FLSA JOINT EMPLOYER RULE, LIMITING BUSINESS LIABILITY

HR Dive | January 14, 2020

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The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has limited joint employer liability under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) in final regulations published Jan. 12. The rule, slated to be published in the Federal Register Jan. 16, spells out the circumstances under which more than one business can be held liable for FLSA violations. It largely adopts the "four-factor balancing test" from DOL's proposed version of the rule while also clarifying that an employee's "economic dependence&...

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WORKJAM LAUNCHES NEXT GENERATION TASK MANAGEMENT PLATFORM ADVANCING THE FRONTLINE WORKFORCE REVOLUTION

WorkJam | January 13, 2020

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WorkJam, the world’s leading digital workplace for frontline employees, announced today the release of its new, next-generation Task Management module, enabling employers to effectively manage the operations and experience for their frontline workforce. Task management has historically been either a manual or siloed function, facilitated by outdated and overburdened systems, creating barriers to true operational excellence and obstacles for developing the optimal employee experience. WorkJ...

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LOOKING INTO BIG DATA VENDORS FOR HR

Focus1 HR Group | October 15, 2016

Like most aspects of business, big data is taking over many functions within the corporate work arena. Even the functions traditionally performed by HR departments are being addressed through algorithms and analysis. Using big data in the area of human resource management doesn’t come without risks, however. In order to avoid running afoul of discrimination and employment laws, HR departments need to proceed with caution when using big data. Most of this information is used by...

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CREATIVITY MOST IN-DEMAND SOFT SKILL FOR 2020, LINKEDIN SAYS

HR Dive | January 13, 2020

Creativity was the most in-demand soft skill for applicants last year, and it has retained its place heading into 2020, according to a Jan. 9 LinkedIn Learning report. "Organizations need people who can creatively approach problems and tasks across all business roles, from software engineering to HR," the company said. Persuasion, collaboration, adaptability and emotional intelligence rounded out the top five. LinkedIn noted that emotional intelligence — defined as the ability to...

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DOL FINALIZES FLSA JOINT EMPLOYER RULE, LIMITING BUSINESS LIABILITY

HR Dive | January 14, 2020

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has limited joint employer liability under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) in final regulations published Jan. 12. The rule, slated to be published in the Federal Register Jan. 16, spells out the circumstances under which more than one business can be held liable for FLSA violations. It largely adopts the "four-factor balancing test" from DOL's proposed version of the rule while also clarifying that an employee's "economic dependence&...

Read More
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WORKJAM LAUNCHES NEXT GENERATION TASK MANAGEMENT PLATFORM ADVANCING THE FRONTLINE WORKFORCE REVOLUTION

WorkJam | January 13, 2020

WorkJam, the world’s leading digital workplace for frontline employees, announced today the release of its new, next-generation Task Management module, enabling employers to effectively manage the operations and experience for their frontline workforce. Task management has historically been either a manual or siloed function, facilitated by outdated and overburdened systems, creating barriers to true operational excellence and obstacles for developing the optimal employee experience. WorkJ...

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