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Every hiring manager receives applications from people who are clearly unqualified for the job. Sometimes, however, a candidate with no direct, or seemingly-relevant experience applies for a position and, for some reason or another, captures their attention. Often the manager believes the promising applicant could be an exceptional employee, but that hiring the applicant poses a big risk. Having never done the specific tasks of the position, the applicant may not actually be able to do the job. They’ve never been tested, so there’s little evidence one way or the other. They could be great. They could be terrible. And there’s only one way to find out.   read more...
Most small business start as a dream. The person at the helm has an idea, and they work themselves to the bone to bring that idea to fruition. Nine times out of 10, when you are talking to those visionaries – they will tell you that committing to their passion and finding a way to make it a business was the fun part. The actual running of that business is where the work begins. In fact, it has been suggested that business owners spend up to 40 percent of their time managing human resources…   read more...
Anthem has informed us starting this Friday, Feb. 13, current and former members whose information was included in the database that was compromised, can visit AnthemFacts.com to learn how to enroll in two years of free credit monitoring and identity theft repair services provided by our vendor - a leading and trusted identity protection provider. Members can access these services starting Friday, Feb. 13, prior to receiving a mailed notification from us, which will be sent in the coming…   read more...
Anthem has informed us that its member data was accessed, and could include that of our employees. We are working closely with Anthem to better understand the impact on its members. Here is what we do know: Once Anthem determined it was the victim of a sophisticated cyber attack, it immediately notified federal law enforcement officials and shared the indicators of compromise with the HITRUST C3 (Cyber Threat Intelligence and Incident Coordination Center). Anthem has retained Mandiant, one of…   read more...
You walk into the break room and a hush falls among the 3 employees who are huddled around each other in the corner. Checking your watch, you wonder how long they’ve been in there; how long they’ve been neglecting their work duties to engage in what is clearly a gossip session? Like high school girls, these employees have smirks on their faces that indicate they surely aren’t talking about work. Still, you get your soda from the fridge and flash a smile before walking out. Because what can…   read more...
Aged to Perfection Sep 29, 2014
It all started back in 1974 with an idea. After years of running his own successful CPA practice, our founder and CEO, Kent Ahlswede, had begun to notice a common thread among the business owners he worked with. Many were excited about the core functions of their businesses, but had grown overwhelmed by the day-to-day non-revenue generating aspects of running those businesses. Things like dealing with payroll and tax issues led inevitably to hours of paperwork and oversight, causing owners to…   read more...
Chico, CA (August 8, 2012) - 38 year old Chico based company, Staff Resources, Inc has changed its name to Allevity HR & Payroll. The new name unites all of Staff Resources’ companies (Employer Concepts and Simplified Payroll) with one easy to remember name. Over the last 38 years, local and family owned Staff Resources has provided payroll solutions and human resource/benefits management to hundreds of companies across California. Their complete suite of products have helped clients to…   read more...
Staff Resources, Inc., Employer Concepts, and Simplified Payroll Solutions, Inc. are now simply known as Allevity HR & Payroll. Using one name to represent all of our services allows us to unite our entire family of companies under one easy to remember name. We're still the same family-owned company that you've known for all of these years. Kent Ahlswede remains the owner and CEO, the phone and fax numbers are the same and all of your points of contact from HR to Payroll remain the same. Same…   read more...
We are now on Facebook. "Like" us and follow us today! http://www.facebook.com/AllevityHR   read more...
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