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January 29, 2020
2020 Workforce Trends - What You Need to Know

By Claudia St. John, SPHR, SHRM-SCP, President – Affinity HR Group, Inc.

As we look ahead to 2020, many of the challenges our clients faced in the past year are expected to continue into the New Year and beyond.  As an employer, here is what you need to know:

Hiring

As of November 30, 2019, the U

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January 29, 2020
Get in the Relationship Business

By Michelle Spence, Senior Account Executive, DMSi

I didn’t choose the building materials industry – it chose me. The door couldn’t have opened at a better time, either! At 24 years old, I was still at a fairly indecisive and stagnant place in my life, with no real sense of direction for the future

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January 08, 2020
Another New Year – Time to Think about Bonuses

By Susan Palé, CCP, Vice President for Compensation – Affinity HR Group, Inc.

With 2019 over and at the dawn of a new decade, it’s an ideal time to think about bonuses for 2020.

Organizations of all sizes and across all industries use bonus programs as an important component of total compensation.

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January 08, 2020
Montréal Wood Convention and NAWLA – A Winning Combination!

The Montréal Wood Convention and NAWLA join forces to create a first-class event that promotes win-win business relations between Canada and the United States. The registrations are brisk and indicate another record year with over 1000 participants.

People attend the Montréal Wood Convention becaus

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January 06, 2020
Montréal Wood Convention and NAWLA – A Winning Combination!

The Montréal Wood Convention and NAWLA join forces to create a first-class event that promotes win-win business relations between Canada and the United States. The registrations are brisk and indicate another record year with over 1000 participants.

People attend the Montréal Wood Convention becaus

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November 01, 2019
Step Out of the Office and Into the Forest: A Week in the Life of a Wood Basics Attendee

Perfect for those new to the forest products industry, the NAWLA Wood Basics course immerses attendees into each aspect of the industry. The curriculum covers the entire life cycle of lumber, from seed to sale. Industry experts and Wood Basics instructors Chris Knowles, PhD, Henry Quesada, PhD, and

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January 01, 2019
Now Is the Time to Build Your Best Teams

When I assumed the role of NAWLA Chair, my goal was simple: Reminding each of our members how NAWLA brings value to their companies and employees. But I also aimed to ensure NAWLA spreads the word about how each and every one of us – whether NAWLA members or not – should be proud to work

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