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November 1, 2017
Social Media in the Workplace

Are your employees allowed to use social media in the workplace? There's no denying work environments have changed. Chitter chatter around the water cooler has died. Today’s working world involves likes, tweets, shares, comments, video calling and instant messaging. Numerous businesses grasp the advantage social media can have, however it is still a largely debated […]

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September 12, 2017
How to Keep Up Internal Initiatives?

It’s no secret that company initiatives can often get lost amid the demands of day-to-day work. Programs revolving around things such as company culture, wellness, or giving back can be easy to forget after the initial roll-out to employees. So, how do we keep these important initiatives that feed our company’s success at the forefront […]

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September 12, 2017
Staying Compliant: The New I-9

Staying compliant is a never ending task. Here’s the latest update in the HR and employment world: A new I-9 form will become mandatory on September 17, 2017. Make sure to note it contains very minor changes from the current I-9. As an employer, you are obligated to provide proper Form I-9 training to the […]

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May 30, 2017
The State of the Workforce

It's no secret that many things have changed in the Northern Nevada community. Along with new companies coming in, housing costs on the up and up, and the rise of entrepreneurship - the workforce and their demands are changing as well. We saw an almost $2 per hour wage increase in the span of mid-2015 to […]

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May 1, 2017
8 Ways to Stay Energized

It's May Day, the weather is nice, and you're feeling lethargic as the 2 p.m. slump hits. You may be in your cubicle at your desk. You may have had too many cups of coffee today. You may be in a conference meeting trying to stay awake. How do you stay alert, refreshed, energized, and […]

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April 26, 2017
Recreational Marijuana Legalized in Nevada

By Megan Annis, HR & Client Care Manager Please read below excerpts from an article from Holland & Hart. Though marijuana remains illegal under federal law, effective January 1, 2017, Nevada voters approved the legalization of recreational marijuana by persons 21 years of age or older. As such, marijuana use by employees is expected to rise […]

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April 24, 2017
Positivity vs. Negativity in the Workplace

By Jim Annis, CEO   It’s morning. You wake up, throw your feet over the bed and – oops! – there’s the family dog. What do you do? Kick the dog? Or pet the dog? That’s always been my litmus test about whether a person has a positive versus negative attitude. I would pet the […]

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April 10, 2017
Skilled Labor or Higher Education? There's a Third Way

No really. There is a third path — one that is bigger and global, where we move away from assuming that all high school seniors go on to college or trade school or anything at all but “ad hoc” training. Is this a case of “what’s old is new again?” No. This is big. When […]

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March 27, 2017
Gen Z willing to trade hard work for job security

By Jim Annis, CEO   Generation Z is a force to be reckoned with. They were born between 1994 and 2010 and — if you assume a college path — they began hitting the workplace last year. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Gen Z makes up 25 percent of our population, outnumbering millennials and […]

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March 20, 2017
Spring has sprung

Happy First Day of Spring!   TAC's 2017 theme is centered around growth. Growth for our clients, growth for our internal employees, and growth for the city of Reno and beyond! That is why, we gave each TAC team member some gardening tools with the request to, "plant something and watch it grow," in honor […]

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March 13, 2017
Customize your employee benefits package

By CEO Jim Annis Gone are the days of “simple” easy-to-target advertising on three TV stations to broad segmented target markets. With thousands of cable channels, smartphones and online data, we now have microsegmentation. Microsegments aim to limit customers into very small segments — or even as individuals — which helps modern marketers determine exactly […]

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March 6, 2017
Will your career path take you to the top?

By Jim Annis, CEO   Succession planning is the cultivation of new leaders to replace old leaders. Today we’re writing it from the employee perspective. Why? Sometimes as employers we really do not know how to identify future leaders. Other times employees who could be leaders are screaming at us – in nonverbal ways – […]

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