Meet RCMT's Myriam Santos

Myriam recently experienced the trip of a lifetime, exploring Italy and Prague — courtesy of her son. If she didn’t have her dream job waiting back for her at RCM Technologies in Puerto Rico, she might have been a little more sad to leave the Tuscan sunshine. We’re glad she didn’t let the Italian air hypnotize her too much though, as we would be lost … Continue reading Meet RCMT's Myriam Santos

3 Things To Expect From Human Capital Management In 2020

2019 is about to end and in the new year we’ll see Human Capital Management progressively playing a greater and more influential role in affecting company-wide strategy. We’ll see more and more companies moving from descriptive analytics to diagnostic and predictive analytics in 2020. Instead of using historical data to predict trends that may or may not happen, companies will use technology to figure out … Continue reading 3 Things To Expect From Human Capital Management In 2020

What Would You Do To Get Your Student Loans Forgiven?

An article recently published by the NY Post revealed that 39 percent of graduates would prefer to spend a week in jail if it meant that their student loan debt would be forgiven. In a study where 1,000 undergrads and 1,000 post grads were asked what they would do in order to erase their student debt completely, in addition to going to jail, 51 percent … Continue reading What Would You Do To Get Your Student Loans Forgiven?

How To Improve Your Open Enrollment Success

Having worked in the human capital management (HCM) industry for more than 20 years, I have known far too many clients who have experienced negative fiscal consequences due to poor understanding and execution of open enrollment programs. With an average cost of healthcare of more than $20,000 per family in 2019, with employers covering nearly 70% of that, I’m never surprised when clients reach out … Continue reading How To Improve Your Open Enrollment Success

Meet RCMT’s Sophia Thys

Even though Sophia Thys enjoys her job running some behind the scenes operations at RCM Technologies, she relishes taking time off to visit family and spend time with her siblings. If she’s not hanging with loved ones, she’s losing herself in a new book or hopping on a plane to check another country off her bucket list. It’s a good thing she has such a … Continue reading Meet RCMT’s Sophia Thys

Turning Year-End Stress Into Year-End Success

I’ve worked in the human capital management (HCM) industry for more than 30 years, and it never ceases to amaze me how companies underestimate the effort required for year-end tasks. Many companies attempt to complete year-end tasks along with daily tasks using the same amount of resources, a sure way to push existing employees to their breaking point and increasing burnout.  Burnout is a serious and growing … Continue reading Turning Year-End Stress Into Year-End Success

Meet RCMT’s Pedro Flores

Besides spending his summer working at RCM Technologies, Pedro watched his son graduate 8th grade with all honors. He also saw his step-daughter get married and welcomed his first grandchild – a beautiful baby girl, into the world. Phew… and we thought we had a busy summer. Hopefully next summer Pedro can relax a little with a glass of wine in a scenic Italian city. Continue reading Meet RCMT’s Pedro Flores

4 Benefits of Choosing a Staffing Agency

With almost $90 billion in annual revenue, the staffing industry employs more than three million temporary and contract workers during an average week. Thousands of businesses are outsourcing their hiring needs to staffing agencies like RCM, benefitting from the simplicity and convenience offered by these organizations. Why are all these business outsourcing? Here’s why. Expertise When a company uses their own resources to hire talent, … Continue reading 4 Benefits of Choosing a Staffing Agency

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Joe Unchained: Two Years In Shackles To Freedom.

The Backstory. Joe was abandoned after category 5 Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. He was in shackles, locked and alone in an abandoned house, with no food or water. Joe was all skin and bones when dog lover Carolyn Lozada discovered him, more than two years ago. She brought food and water every day and nurtured Joe back to health, all the while talking to … Continue reading Joe Unchained: Two Years In Shackles To Freedom.

Implementing Reliable HCM Data Successfully Into Your Business

Human capital data is a necessity in the business world today. Whether managers are being asked to evaluate their employees or human resources (HR) is looking for data to help leaders make long term decisions — reliable data can provide employers and workers with figures that are essential to removing negative factors and achieving positive outcomes. In Deloitte’s 2018 Global Human Capital Trends survey, 84 percent … Continue reading Implementing Reliable HCM Data Successfully Into Your Business

Tips On Integrating Alternative Workers Into Your Business

The term alternative worker was coined to describe the worker who  doesn’t adhere  to a “classic” work arrangement. Since this lifestyle has become more conventional in recent years, referring to these individuals as “alternative” might not be politically correct.  In May 2017, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, around 20.5 million workers in the U.S. were considered alternative workers, making this type of professionals … Continue reading Tips On Integrating Alternative Workers Into Your Business

How Student Loans Are Holding Back The Millennials

The class of 2019 is the final class of millennials graduating college. That means that almost all post-grad millennials can be classified as adults, ready to embark on exciting new careers and milestones. Their life will be about graduating college, get a dream job, buy a car, a house, go on fancy vacations — and live happily ever after. At least, that’s the plan. You’ll … Continue reading How Student Loans Are Holding Back The Millennials

Meet RCMT’s Maddy Vega

Maddy is killing it as a recruiter and account manager. When she’s not working at RCMT’s Puerto Rico office or traveling around the island to visit consultants and clients, Maddy and her dogs love hanging out on their plantain farm with her husband and friends. And if they are both off from work, you’ll find the Vega family on the beach or boating on the … Continue reading Meet RCMT’s Maddy Vega

Implementing Modern Recruiting Techniques In Your Company

A strong job market is both a blessing and a curse. There are plenty of opportunities that need placements, but it also means candidates have twice as many jobs to filter through. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate hasn’t been this low, about 3.7 percent since 1969. There are so many opportunities to choose from, it’s becoming more common for candidates … Continue reading Implementing Modern Recruiting Techniques In Your Company