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Politics in the Workplace: Policies and Preventative Measures

Key Points about HR’s role in political discussions: Increased polarization has made this year’s presidential race more tense than past elections.  As an HR leader, you may need to help your workplace navigate this political atmosphere. Policies and preventative measures can help you create a respectful environment and reduce conflict whether it’s an election year…
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Why Quality of Hire Matters & How to Measure It [Infographic]

Key Points about developing a quality of hire strategy: Hiring quality employees from the start can help you streamline the recruitment process and reduce turnover costs.  Choose a few quality of hire indicators and measure them consistently to find the employees who will bring lasting success to your organization.  83% of HR professionals struggle to…
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How to Choose the Best Retirement Plan for Your Small Business

Employer vs. State-Sponsored Retirement Plans Key Points:  Retirement plans can help you support your employees. They’re also a great way to attract and retain talent. Your state may require you to offer an employee retirement plan. You have two general options: employer-sponsored and state-sponsored plans.  They both have pros and cons, so what you choose…
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Back to School: How to Support Working Parents During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Key Points about juggling work-life balance and childcare concerns: This back to school season, uncertain education and childcare arrangements raise new concerns for parents working remotely. Their personal and professional lives have already blurred, and the reprieve school or daycare usually provides may not come. Flexible accommodations and empathy are key to helping your employees…
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Virtual Employee Onboarding Programs: Common Mistakes to Avoid

Key Points about onboarding remote employees during the COVID-19 pandemic:  With remote work as the new normal, almost every process, including onboarding, is conducted virtually. While the goals of onboarding haven’t changed, the virtual setup presents new challenges for employers and employees alike.  Avoid common onboarding and remote work mistakes to effectively welcome your new…
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How to Manage COVID-19 Health & Safety Concerns

Key Points about waivers, hazard pay, and complaints: Businesses are starting to reopen, but the risk of COVID-19 hasn’t gone away. When returning to work, your employees may express health and safety concerns. Notices, acknowledgements, waivers, and hazard pay are a few ways you can manage concerns and complaints. However, many experts are uncertain about…
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