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AI in The Workplace

June 03, 2024 by Savio Human Resources

Artificial Intelligence is steadily becoming part of the normal workplace team. Companies are embracing AI and waking up to the capability and uses of this new team member.  Here are some ways that AI is changing the workforce: ChatGPT helps companies automate workflows to save time.  Chatbot help navigate websites, recruiting, and draft social media. AI is helping applicants write their resume’s and help them stand out among other applicants. AI-assisting with hiring is nothing new, but it is becoming increasingly normal. This could be as easy as asking preliminary questions (Interview or behavioral) or help record videos for prescreening…

Savio In The Know June 2024

June 03, 2024 by Savio Human Resources

Can staff come and speak with you freely? Do staff say that they areuncomfortable coming to you or even sitting in your office... Savio-in-the-Know-June-2024Download

Four Day Work Week

April 17, 2024 by Savio Human Resources

Forbes conducted a survey of 1,301 workers and found 41% of both front-line workers and knowledge workers want flexibility in when they work, and 56% of front-line workers and 69% of knowledge workers want the ability to opt for a 4-day work week with no pay reduction.  Chick-Fil-A stores allow their staff to work 13-hour shifts for three consecutive days with full pay.  This practice has shown that staff stay longer with the company and have less customer service efficiencies.   A four-day work week is not a one size fits all companies. If your company is interested in possibly allowing…

Recruitment Between the Generations 

April 09, 2024 by Savio Human Resources

From Baby Boomers to Generation Z, hiring techniques are different, but have one common goal. Companies want to find the best candidate to be a part of their team.  So, what does it look like to hire a multigeneration labor force?  Baby Boomers (1946-1964): They come from a time when it was expected to look for jobs in newspapers, job fairs or even friendly recommendations. Candidates would sit by the land line phone and make cold calls to companies asking for employment opportunities.   The work history of a candidate held a lot of weight. Boomers stayed at jobs longer and…

Welcome to 2024!

January 09, 2024 by Savio Human Resources

Hope your year has gotten off to a great start.We here at Savio HR have lots of wonderful plans for the coming year. We areready to help you with whatever your HR needs are. As we look to the comingyear we noticed some big things happening with HR. Savio in the Know January 2024Download

November Newsletter: Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA)

November 14, 2023 by Savio Human Resources

Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA). This piece of legislation is designed to fill the gaps not addressed by the Pregnancy Discrimination Act, Americans with Disabilities Act and FMLA. The Pregnant Workers Fairness Act went into effect June 27, 2023. Savio in the Know November 2023Download

October Newsletter: The I-9 Form-New and Improved

October 01, 2023 by Savio Human Resources

The new and improved I9 form that should be easier than ever to use.  The USCIS has updated its I9 form and will be required to use by November 1, 2023. Savio in the Know-October 2023Download

Detecting and Reporting Fraudulent UI Claims: Fighting UI Fraud is Everyone’s Job

July 01, 2020 by Savio Human Resources

The COVID-19 crisis has made the environment ripe for fraud.  States’ UI systems are being overwhelmed with record numbers of new and weekly claims; they have staffed up rapidly to process claims; however, there has not been time to train new or contracted employees on how to identify suspicious claims. With an urgency to pay claims quickly, states have waived their one week waiting period. The waiting period is used by states to validate and investigate claim eligibility; and with many employers working remotely, no one is there to timely respond to the UI notices that come by mail. Savio…

Instructions to Identify Theft Victim

June 22, 2020 by Savio Human Resources

MDES provided us with instructions that if a victim has received a MDES debit card, the debit card should be shredded immediately and your employee's email their name, phone number, date debit card was received and date card was destroyed.   The email address they provided is safe@mdes.ms.gov.  We are advising identify theft victims to copy/photograph (back and front) the card so they will have evidence when they file their police report.  They should also retain all mail associated with the claim to support their police report. After you report the claims as fraudulent, the employees should get an acknowledgement from…

Reporting Fraudulent Claim to MDES

June 22, 2020 by Savio Human Resources

Send an email to safe@mdes.ms.gov with the employees’ name and last four digits of their social security number. This email should contain this or similar language: “We would like to report a fraudulent identity theft claim filed against the SSN of John Smith XXX-XX-1234.  Mr. Smith is currently employed at Employer’s Name.  Mr. Smith has stated that he did not file a claim for unemployment benefits.   Please take the necessary steps to invalidate this fraudulent claim and hold Mr. Smith harmless for any benefits that may have been paid to the criminals that victimized him.  We also request that our account…

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Job Rotation/ Cross Training 

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June 10, 2024

Cross training is not a new concept for the workforce. Managers want to know that all moving pieces of the company are covered, even when the main employee is out of the office. It reduces […]

AI in The Workplace

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June 03, 2024

Artificial Intelligence is steadily becoming part of the normal workplace team. Companies are embracing AI and waking up to the capability and uses of this new team member.  Here are some ways that AI is […]

Savio In The Know June 2024

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June 03, 2024

Can staff come and speak with you freely? Do staff say that they areuncomfortable coming to you or even sitting in your office…