pyrotechnic safety tips and video production insurance

By Barrow Group Staff / December 28, 2022
  While many of the special effects in today’s films are done with computers, computers still have some limitations. Often producers are mixing old fashioned pyrotechnics with newer computer generated scenes. One of many reasons why production businesses carry video production ...
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Topics: Film & TV Insurance, Pyrotechnics, Pyrotechnics Safety, Special Effects, Video Production Insurance, Flammable Substance Dangers

job openings dropped in october but remain high

By Barrow Group Staff / December 26, 2022
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recently released its October Job Openings and Labor Turnover Summary. The month’s reported number of job openings decreased by 353,000 to 10.3 million as the Federal Reserve (Fed) increased interest rates in an effort to cool the labor ...
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Topics: staffing, PEO, Job Openings, Labor Market Trends, High Inflation, Federal Reserve Bank, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Interest Rates

dangers of presenteeism (coming to work despite feeling unwell)

By Barrow Group Staff / December 21, 2022
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Topics: presenteeism, coming to work sick, worker productivity, sick time

Winter Is Coming!  Tips for working safely in cold weather

By Barrow Group Staff / December 19, 2022
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Topics: temporary staffing, Working-Outdoors-Winter, Hypothermia, Frostbite, Working-in-Cold-Weather, Protecting Temporary Workers, trench foot, Cold Weather

post open enrollment checklist

By Barrow Group Staff / December 15, 2022
An organization’s post-open enrollment activities can be just as important as the tasks that must be completed leading up to and during open enrollment. After wrapping up open enrollment, there are many benefits-related responsibilities employers must address before the start of ...
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Topics: employee benefits, open enrollment, open enrollment checklist, employee benefit trends, post open enrollment tasks, open enrollment feedback

More Workers Quitting jobs before one-year anniversary

By Barrow Group Staff / December 13, 2022
The trend for workers to leave their jobs before their one year anniversary is increasing. Workers have had time to reflect on their jobs and they aren't afraid to leave right away if it isn't what they expected. To increase employee retention during the first year, consider the ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, Employee Retention, quick quitting, invest in workers, employee training, onboarding, one year anniversary, quitting a job

workers' compensation claims for leased or temporary workers

By Barrow Group Staff / December 09, 2022
Many companies are increasingly turning to staffing agencies to meet their personnel needs for a variety of reasons, including increased workloads and high employee turnover rates. Companies that use staffing agencies can save money because they avoid selecting, hiring and ...
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Topics: workers compensation, staffing industry, staffing agency responsibilities, temporary workers, leased employees, commercial general liability, Worker coverage gap, injury at work

osha's frequently cited standards for nursing and residential care facilities

By Barrow Group Staff / December 07, 2022
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Topics: Skilled Nursing Care, OSHA VIOLATIONS & FINES, OSHA Documentation, Nursing Homes

how to recession-proof your life

By Barrow Group Staff / December 02, 2022
Many Americans and economists think rising inflation issues, interest rates and housing costs may be warning signs of a looming recession. According to a Bankrate poll, nearly 7 in 10 Americans are worried about the possibility of a recession before the end of next year. ...
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Topics: staffing, PEO, recession, budget, live within your means, economic uncertainty, auto insurance

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