Benefits of Having an Onsite Recruiter Presence

As a company sees rapid growth and increased production, finding just the right talent can become overwhelming – ask any HR or… Read More

XCEL 2020 W2s Are Now Online!

According to the IRS, 2020 tax returns started being accepted and processed as of February 12, 2021. This leaves people with two… Read More

Preventing the Spread of COVID-19 in the Workplace

As COVID-19 cases rise across the nation, employers are finding ways to mitigate the spread of the disease within their workplaces. Of course, this is… Read More

Managing Workplace Stress and Anxiety During the COVID Pandemic

Stress. Anxiety. Depression. Fear. These are some of the many emotions that people have felt during the COVID-19 Pandemic. As workers have begun to return… Read More

Five Things to Look for In A Staffing Agency

Finding the right staffing agency for your company may seem daunting – after all, there are over 25,000 agencies in the United States alone. Read More

The XCEL Group is now hiring in the Detroit Metro Area!

The XCEL Group is now hiring in the Detroit Metro Area! As of July 2020, XCEL will be providing staffing solutions for companies in Food… Read More

Reminder: Illinois Minimum Wage is Increasing

Effective July 1, 2020, the Illinois Minimum Wage will increase to $10 an hour. It is also important to note that some suburbs of Cook… Read More

Illinois’ New Sexual Harassment Training Requirements: What Employers Need to Know

In August 2019, Governor Pritzker signed the Workplace Transparency Act, which makes major changes to discrimination and harassment laws in Illinois. It mandates employers… Read More

2020 Illinois Recreational Marijuana Law: What Employers Need to Know

With the new Illinois Recreational Marijuana Law in effect since January 1st, 2020, adults who are 21 and older can possess and… Read More

Fair Labor Standards Act Update: What You Should Know

The US Department of Labor passed a new final rule on September 24, 2019 that updates the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The… Read More