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From Perk to Necessity: Telehealth and Mental Health During the Pandemic

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Telehealth has crept up here and there over the last few years, mostly as a flashy perk of certain benefits packages. But during times like these, telehealth has become a lifeline. COVID-19 has made it difficult or, in some cases, impossible to schedule some medical appointments.

Provide Ongoing Employee Communications to Engage and Reassure

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The COVID-19 crisis is emphasizing how important it is to stay connected with your workforce, while simultaneously making it harder to do so. The speed at which the situation is changing and the localized nature of many regulations requires targeted messaging with a quick turnaround.

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Six Ways HR Can Help Boost Morale

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“According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics , only 29 percent of Americans can work from home” – The Atlantic. While COVID-19 continues to affect people around the world, all we can do is keep our distance and work (if able) to maintain a sense of normalcy.

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Retrain to Retain: Employee Engagement in Uncertain Times

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It’s an old conundrum in business. What if we train them and they leave?” versus “What if we don’t train them and they stay?” In my experience (and you should always be suspicious of anecdotal evidence), companies that train their people, tend to retain their people.

ABCs of Data Normalization for B2B Marketers

Data normalization. It’s not a far stretch to suggest that the topic isn’t exactly what gets marketers excited in their day-to-day workflow. However, if lead generation, reporting, and measuring ROI is important to your marketing team, then data normalization matters - a lot. In this eBook, we’ll break down the ins and outs of data normalization and review why it’s so critical for your marketing strategies and goals!

In It Together: Improving the Employee Experience of Working from Home

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Working from home used to be considered a perk but now it’s a blessing that’s keeping businesses afloat and putting food on the table for more than half of our population. According to a study by Clutch , “66% of employees in the U.S. are working from home.”

Workplace Wellness Trends for HR Managers in 2020

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There are plenty of new ways HR managers are thinking about workplace wellness in 2020. This is leading to new products, new technologies and new ways of thinking about employee benefits.

Using Video for Year-Round (and Crisis) Employee Communication

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Robust employee communication beyond open enrollment craziness is the key to improving employee engagement and ensuring workers stay informed. But outside of annual enrollment, it can be more difficult to capture and hold workers’ attention on benefits issues.

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Women in the Workplace vs. COVID-19: A Pandemic’s Impact on Equality

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The New York Times concluded, from data and analysis cultivated by the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention , that men are more at risk than women when it comes to the current pandemic. But their conclusions are based strictly on the medical implications of COVID-19.

Crisis Management in Action: Employee Communications and the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Every time you change the channel or open your phone, there’s another breaking-news update about the COVID-19 pandemic. It can be difficult to distinguish misinformation and hyperbole from what actually applies to individuals’ situations.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

What New Leave, Stimulus Legislation Mean for HR and Employee Communications

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To date, the US government has passed three pieces of legislation to address various problems the coronavirus pandemic has caused. The first was a small funding bill (only in Washington is $8 billion small) that was designed to meet immediate needs in terms of testing and lowering treatment costs.

Don’t Lose Sleep Over It: Employee Wellness and Daylight Savings

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Every year, the United States and 69 countries in Europe and Asia turn the clocks forward by an hour for Daylight Savings Time (DST). The same group turns the clocks backward by one hour for Standard Time months later, impacting sleep cycles again.

Employee Compensation: Hazard Pay, Leave and Employee Satisfaction

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While many companies are feeling the pinch and letting people go, those in essential industries are feeling the strain in other ways. Employee satisfaction is an area taking a bit of a hit.

Commit to Year-Round Employee Communications Initiatives

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As HR personnel, we know the importance of clear, open and transparent employee communications. Messages from management and executives down through the ranks of employees need to convey useful information in ways that resonate.

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Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

Financial Wellness in a Health and Economic Crisis

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This year’s federal tax season has been extended to July 15th due to the COVID-19 health crisis. With everyone under unique and often financial strains, many are examining their finances, searching for ways to save money.

Strength Through Financial Wellness

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There are several types of wellness. Physical wellness is the one people are most familiar with, focused on making sure the body functions at optimal levels. People also have some familiarity with mental wellness, though it often (incorrectly) gets equated with mental health.

Common Change Management Mistakes of Digital Transformation

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Most digital transformations at an organizational level come only when it’s absolutely necessary, and change management tactics often reflect this.

Tech Trends for HR Managers: The Year Ahead

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HR managers are in the midst of a global revolution for the better. We’re currently experiencing the Fourth Industrial Revolution. The first of these revolutions saw the introduction of mechanization with both steam and water power. The second featured mass production made possible by electricity.

100% Remote Onboarding: Group Demonstration

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Join WorkBright on Thursday, June 24th to get a first hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

Video Communication Trends for a New Decade

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Customers and corporate clients respond to video in advertising. Video conferencing makes employee and internal communication easier. Explainer videos for training and onboarding processes are growing in popularity. Creating and maintaining video content is getting easier and more cost effective.

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2020: An Exciting Year for Video Communication

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Video communication is the most effective way to deliver information to the hearts and minds of your staff and 2020 isn’t going to change that. In the old days, the norm was using corporate training films shot by an outside firm that repackaged them for as many clients as possible.

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How to Talk about Diversity and Inclusion at Work

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In 2019, diversity and inclusion has been a hot topic – one which can be delicate and, therefore, difficult to discuss. These issues require more than employee communications technology to be effectively addressed. What’s the most appropriate way to approach these topics within the workplace?

Help Millennials at Work Prepare for Retirement

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Preparing for retirement in your twenties? Is that jumping the gun? Putting a savings system in place for the future is never a bad idea. To some millennials , retirement may not even seem real because it’s so far away.

Get a Better Handle on Your Remote Workforce

During these uncertain times, more employees are working remotely than ever before. Form I-9 completion for remote employees can be particularly challenging for HR teams. Download this eBook from Equifax Workforce Solutions to help navigate offsite Form I-9 compliance.

How Non-Medical and Niche Employee Benefits Promote Productivity

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When you stop and think about it, it’s not a big surprise that non-medical employee benefits keep employees happy. Nonetheless, some businesses have been slow to accept the idea. It’s usually the initial investment that scares them away.

Use Tax Season to Start Financial Wellness Conversation with Employees

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We’re in the middle of tax season now and April 15th is closing in fast. For many full-time employees , filing their taxes every year isn’t all that difficult. And it should be straightforward for employees earning all or most of their income through your company.

HR Managers: Build a Working Relationship Between Recruiting and New-Hire Onboarding

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To new workers in your organization, the employee recruiting and new-hire onboarding processes essentially merge into one long process. If you’re a recruiter or HR manager, you have to manage these separate processes while keeping that employee experience in mind.

Employee Offboarding: How to Communicate with Departing Employees

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Employee offboarding rarely gets the attention employee onboarding does, and that’s a huge mistake. A documented, formal offboarding process , even for remote employees, prevents legal and security issues.

How to Keep Employees Engaged and Connected in the New Normal of Remote Working

Speaker: Elena Valentine, CEO, Skill Scout

The way we conduct work has completely changed. Before the pandemic, remote working or a few work from home days were allowed for certain employees. Now, remote working is our new normal. We have had to align our business to make sure that our employees are productive and have the necessary resources to succeed. But, did we make sure that they still feel connected with the rest of their team? Join Elena Valentine, CEO of Skill Scout, to learn how to make employee engagement a top priority even when everyone is working remotely.

Why Chief Human Resources Officers Are Investing in Mental Health and Wellness

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As we’ve known for a while now, mental health is an important component of overall employee wellness. Mental health impacts productivity and morale, which ultimately impact the company’s bottom line.

Building Your Employee Wellness Plans for 2020

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It’s 2020, and the employee wellness industry is growing. Employers and HR managers have long realized that investing in these programs has long-term advantages for all employees, even if not all of them opt in to optional employee wellness initiatives.

Why HR Managers Should Invest in Video for Employee and New-Hire Training

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HR managers face the task of creating systems that keep employees in the building or under contract. High employee retention saves resources. Those resources can then be put to a better use than recruiting, onboarding and training batches of replacement employees every three months.

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The Truth About Workplace Texting Communications

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Workplace texting communications and instant messaging systems are nothing new. In fact, the technology has been around long enough for different generations of workers to react to it in different ways. Many workers have embraced these systems for the ease they bring.

Building a Resilient Workforce: Employee Engagement and Communication are Key

When employees are engaged and empowered, an organization is better positioned to adapt to market conditions, crises, and complex problems. Find out how to prepare your workforce to better overcome challenges with this free eBook.