Posts by Randall Singer

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  1. Don’t let interview bias and other missteps lead to a bad hire

    When you are recruiting for an open position at your company, you want to hire someone who will succeed in the role. But that’s not always what actually happens. Often, interviewers are drawn to the people they relate to or simply like the most, rather than the candidates who are the most qualified. While that […]

  2. Looking for top talent? Employers need to nail the interview.

    If you were a candidate interviewing for a job, you’d probably receive the advice, “Preparation is key.” But even on the other side of the table — as an employer interviewing candidates for an open position — the same recommendation applies.

  3. 24 H.R. Mistakes That Could Cost You Time, Money, and Talent

    Most everyone would agree Human Resources is an integral function of a high-functioning company. HR operations carry a lot of responsibility, mostly behind the scenes. From interviewing and hiring top talent to managing benefits and payroll, HR departments must keep track of countless forms, processes, regulations, and communications. Just one mistake — no matter how […]

  4. Total Compensation Statement, a retention tool worth considering

    As a business leader, part of your job is to make sure your company is positioned to hire and retain the best people. How do you do that? One obvious answer is to offer competitive salaries and benefits. But there’s another piece that can go along with that, one that companies often overlook: communicating with […]

  5. Kind words from a client mean the world to PSA

    At PSA, we pride ourselves on providing our clients with outstanding service that extends beyond the expected.  Part of this approach is offering access to our in-house team of HR and benefit experts. We understand the importance of having a team of highly skilled and seasoned specialists who can step in to help clients either […]

  6. Why an HRIS is Key to a High-Impact HR Operation

    A Human Resources Information System (HRIS) or Integrated Workforce Management System (IWMS) used to be a “nice to have” for mid-sized companies. Today, it is very difficult to run a high-impact HR operation without an integrated technology platform, especially in light of reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

  7. Questions to Ask When Designing a High-Impact HR Operation

    How does human resources (HR) management operate at your company? Are your efforts integrated across your organization, or do you function more or less in silos? At its best, an effective, high-impact HR operation supports the long-term success of your business. But for many HR departments, that’s a tall order due to a disjointed structure […]

  8. Considering a Workplace Wellness Program?: Our Story and How It Might Help Your Organization with the Process

    As PSA’s Practice Leader of Human Resources, the health of our employee population is something that’s very important to me on several levels. In addition to caring about the well-being of our workforce, a healthy staff has the potential to increase productivity, decrease sick days and control costs (i.e. health insurance).