Electing for a WORKSAFE WORKPLACE – WorkSTEPS Employer Conference

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Our Country is facing a crisis with employment challenges related to managing the aging workforce, returning veterans, and our disabled population to name a few.  Many employers fear these challenges and opt not to effectively address them.  This often results in expensive litigation that ends up eliminating jobs rather than creating them. Our goal is to encourage employers to proactively address these challenges with solutions offered through the sharing of best practices that have proven to be a win-win for both employers and workers.

Topics to include:  Functional Employment Testing | Managing Inclusion, Diversity and Disability in the Workplace | Accommodating Religion in the Workplace: The EEOC’s New Commandments | Workplace Violence and Active Shooter – How to be Prepared! |  Uncharted Waters: Defending Job Analyses in ADA & Section 503 Cases and MORE…

CEUs applied for Human Resource professionals, Case Managers, Nurses and Attorneys.

To register click here: http://www.cvent.com/d/4fqvww/4W

WorkSTEPS Annual Provider Symposium

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2016 WorkSTEPS Provider Symposium and Employer Conference!

The event will be hosted on September 8, 9, & 10 with pre-conference trainings starting on September 7. The Employer Conference will be included in the Symposium registration this year and you don’t want to miss the amazing line-up of speakers and presentations!

Click here to view the agenda and registration info: Visit the event website.

Hotel reservations can be made at the following link or by calling 800-333-3333, referencing the WorKSTEPS Symposium for the discounted rate of $164/night.
https://resweb.passkey.com/go/WorkSTEPS2016

Stay tuned for the full agenda and feel free to call or email with any questions.

 

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Why Pre-employment Tests Are Important

The use of prehiring assessment tests in the U.S. grew from 26 percent in 2001 to 57 percent in 2013. This spike is due to a number of benefits from pre-employment screening, such as improved job performance, time and cost savings in the selection process, and decreased turnover rates.

Different types of pre-employment tests include:

  • Drug testing: A report by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration showed that one out of every five restaurant and hotel employees uses illicit drugs, which gives the hospitality industry the highest rate of substance abuse compared to other U.S. employers.
  • Personality testing: Personality testing can help determine the interests, motivations, and broad behavior patterns of candidates.
  • General Mental Ability (GMA) testing: This test reflects both a technical and interpersonal dimension and can dictate how quickly an employee can acquire necessary job skills and knowledge.
  • Integrity testing: To prevent employee theft, honesty tests are often administered to identify applicants who have a propensity toward dishonesty or irresponsibility.

If you are a company contemplating whether to use pre-employment tests on potential new hires, the expert team at WorkSTEPS can help you. Call us at (512) 617-4100 to find out how pre-employment screening can positively influence your company.