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Yesterday was National Prayer Day and as tradition our whole team joined together in praying for our community and country. Though the nation celebrated National Prayer day yesterday, we at Personnel Resources value and celebrate such an important freedom as prayer everyday!

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Join the Personnel Resources team on April 28th at Westgate Park for the Superhero’s 5K Run to Prevent Child Abuse, put on by the Dothan Exchange Center. Proceeds will benefit the Exchange Center’s mission to stop child abuse and family violence through counseling, in-home support, and prevention education services. Registration starts at 6:30am that morning… Read more »

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Our February Expert Spotlight is on Katie Saliba! Katie grew up in Dothan and attended Northview High School, then headed to Troy University where she received her Bachelor’s in marketing and on to Auburn University where she earned her MBA. In April of 2016, she joined our team as the Sales/Marketing Assistant and has been working… Read more »

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Skills, skills, skills… These are important attributes for employees that were originally listed for Aviation companies, but remain useful and beneficial in many other fields. 1.There is an increasing need for soft skills. These are skills that allow someone to harmoniously and effectively work with other people. 2. Have clear communication of your career’s realities…. Read more »

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The Department of Labor (DOL) has recently increased penalties by more than $500 for failure to display workplace labor law posters under final rules that were published in the Federal Register on January 18 and January 31. The Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law (EEO) penalty went into effect on March 2, the maximum posting… Read more »

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This month we’d like to celebrate Christie Golden as our December Expert Spotlight! Christie joined our team in February as the Payroll Assistant, where she remains today. “I started working in retail sales in 2002 in Dothan, AL, and continued working in that industry for about   11 years. The majority of that time was… Read more »

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We hear a lot about the skills gap, but what if we’re really facing more of what the Wisconsin Technology Council is calling a quantity gap? Tom Still, president of the council, wrote in the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel in October there aren’t enough young workers to take the place of baby boomers who are retiring at a… Read more »

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DO NOT SEND YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER IN ANY EMAIL CORESPONDANCE TO US.   When will W-2’s be issued? All 2017 W2’s will be electronic and will be available on the employee and client portals on or before January 31, 2018.    How can I get my address changed? Employees can change their own address… Read more »

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Personnel Resources recently hosted LifeSouth at our corporate office and invited the entire staff to give blood. Almost two dozen employees donated, potentially saving the lives of 66 people! Thank you to all who gave blood and to LifeSouth for working so hard to make it happen! It truly saves lives!      

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As both a recruiter and an employer, I see a diverse group of applicants come through my door, and there is one trait the most successful all have in common: a firm grasp and display of soft skills. I know you’ve heard the term “soft skills” tossed around the last few years, about how the… Read more »