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Staffing the Call Center of the Future

August 24, 2016

Call center staffing is picking up steam and, along with it, several innovations are helping to create better efficiencies and employee retention. Here are some insights into creating a call center that’s staffed for success.

Shocking Stats on Employee Fraud (Part 1 of 2)

August 23, 2016

Employee fraud is more common than many HR managers and business owners may think. Here we’ll cover some of the most common areas and what to watch out for, including false invoicing, payroll theft and others.

Job Seekers: It’s Time to REALLY Clean Up Your Social Media

August 16, 2016

Most people have been found to regularly regret what they post on social media. Unfortunately, just as many employers are scouring those channels when deciding who to interview or hire. To clean up your act, follow these five tips.

Lunch and Learn Recap: Our Mid-Year Review of Employment Law Changes

August 9, 2016

The HT Group’s first Lunch and Learn event is in the books. A large group of HR professionals assembled on Thursday, July 21, to eat, mingle and learn about the latest employment law changes from the city up to the federal level. The featured speaker was Amy Beckstead, a partner at Beckstead Terry PLLC in […]

Temporary Staffing Trends in Texas and Beyond

July 27, 2016

When it comes to hiring temporary workers, employers are aiming high, with an increasing amount utilizing temp staffing services through 2018. What about Texas? Which temp jobs are on the rise and where are the trends headed? Let’s take a look.

How Employees View New Overtime Laws and Minimum Wage Changes

With new overtime laws going into effect and minimum wage changes happening all over the country, employers may assume they’re the only ones sweating the details; that employees and job candidates are over the moon about the changes which, after all, are meant to remarkably improve compensation. But not all employees are pleased. As a […]

The HT Group Reports Continued Rapid Growth in Staffing, Search

July 25, 2016

    Seven key hires in the first two quarters of 2016 pushes the human capital firm’s amount of full-time staff to more than 30, with continued growth expected       Austin, TX (July 25, 2016) – The HT Group, a total-solution human capital firm, announces a 25 percent growth in full-time staff in the […]

Working With a Staffing Firm: What You Should Know

July 20, 2016

While staffing firms can “make it rain” for you, the effort is not one-sided. To secure the best opportunities, you’ll need to do some legwork yourself. Here are the top things you should know when it comes to working with a staffing firm.

Dealing With Bad Reviews: When Ex-Employees or Competitors Strike Out Online

July 12, 2016

More than 80 percent of job seekers visit review sites to research potential employers. Nearly as many—70 percent—admit negative remarks on those sites affect their opinion of the employer’s brand. Unfortunately, fake reviews by competitors and disgruntled former employees can cloud their judgement. Here’s what to do about it.

Join Us for a Critical July 21 Lunch & Learn

June 29, 2016

With new overtime rules, fair chance hiring, co-employment and other recent HR issues happening, what do they mean for you and the staffing firm(s) you use? Join us and our special guest speaker Amy Beckstead, an employment attorney with Beckstead Terry, to find out. During this free lunch-and-learn, Amy will discuss these new changes in the law […]

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