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September 2014

Growing Business in a People-Centric Culture

Tim Winner, Vice President of People at Metal Toad Media, and Brandon Laws, Marketing Manager at Xenium HR, discuss how focusing on people has fueled growth at Metal Toad Media, including their approach to culture development, recruiting great people, and having philosophies instead of workplace policies. Read the interview »

Live Events

Options & Impacts: Local Experts Discuss Compliance Strategy

In this changing environment of new regulations such as the Affordable Care Act, Portland Paid Sick Leave and legalized marijuana in Washington, there is always room to implement creative new strategies.

Join us for this panel event for a discussion that will cover:

  • Implications of the looming Affordable Care Act employer mandate.
  • Expected implications of heavier demand on human resources and administrative teams of small- and medium-sized businesses.
  • Creative strategies for making the most of a small business budget and delivering the best offerings and options to employees.

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Upcoming Workshops & Events

Wage & Hour Compliance
October 16 | 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Leadership Essentials
November 20 | 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

HR Basics: Tips & Traps for Supervisors
November 20 | 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Business Modeling for Managers and Employees
December 11 | 8:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Reinvent Work
December 11 | 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

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Industry News

New Study Shows Higher Business Survival Rates, Lower Turnover for Businesses That Use PEOs

Businesses that use professional employer organizations for HR, benefits, and compliance have a significantly higher rate of business survival and a lower rate of employee turnover than businesses that don't use PEOs, according to a new study released by the National Association of Professional Employer Organizations (NAPEO)...

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Read the full study entitled "Professional Employer Organizations: Keeping Turnover Low and Survival High" 

Distance Learning


WEB-BASED COURSE:
Uncovering Harassment in the Workplace

Put your employees on the case with Xenium’s Sexual and Workplace Harassment Training. This two-hour interactive course walks the participant through a harassment investigation, delivering the practical skills necessary to identify, manage and prevent unlawful harassment in the workplace..

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From the Blog

What's Xenium Reading?

It probably isn't difficult to tell, but Xenium loves to read. From our company-wide book club to previous Podcast discussions and blog posts reviewing specific books to conversations on Twitter with our favorite authors, we're pretty crazy about any kind of personal or professional development book we can get our hands on. And our love of books and learning and development has permeated much fo what we do. As we feel it should...

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