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Promoting Workplace Mental Health In The Age of COVID-19


Coronavirus. It is nearly impossible to avoid the topic online, on TV, or at work. Gatherings are being canceled or postponed, employers are restricting travel, and organizations are deploying action plans to mitigate the impact of COVID-19. At this point, we are well aware of steps that we can take to protect our physical health amidst this epidemic: washing our hands, staying in if we are sick, and avoiding close contact with others who are.

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4 Tips For Transitioning Your Teams To Remote Work


There are many reasons to shift to a remote team. For some employers it’s a way of life; they’ve found that providing a remote option gives them the flexibility to hire and retain the best people without limiting themselves to a geographical area. For others, the decision to offer a distributed work option is a response to a temporary situation—today that’s a health scare, but it could be something as common as a power outage. .


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The Optimal HR to Employee Ratio

Analytics in HR

The HR to employee ratio is a useful tool for assessing the optimum capacity of HR in an organization. In this article, we will look at what the HR to employee ratio is, list factors that will influence this ratio, and give a benchmark of the HR to staff ratio. Contents What is the HR to employee ratio? HR to employee ratio best practice Optimal HR to employee ratio benchmark.

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7 Powerful Employee Retention Strategies That Work for Any Organization

Great Place to Work

Employees choose to stay at their jobs based on more than just pay or inertia. When you trust employees to do their jobs, give them a voice in the company, and connect their work to a higher purpose, you’ll spend less time and money looking for their replacements.

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How HR Can Create a Culture of Feedback

Employees want meaningful feedback. Without it, 98% disengage from their work (Zippia). But do your managers know how to support them? Use this Quick Start Guide to get the conversation started. Your workers don’t just want jobs; they want careers. Invest in your team by giving them meaningful feedback. 65% of employees want more feedback (Zippia). Workers who get daily feedback are 3x more engaged (Clear Company).

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8 Ways Companies Can Ease an Employee’s Transition into a Leadership Role


It’s a well-known fact that quality leadership is one of the most important factors in the success of any organization. Companies are often encouraged to create a leadership culture that identifies, nurtures, and promotes employees from within. This way, they get to have a pool of homegrown talent with great leadership skills ready to guide their company into the future. .

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Options for Employers, Employees During School Closures


School activities leave is one potential option for employees when schools close in an emergency. In response to the coronavirus (also known as COVID-19) situation, many school districts are electing to shut down campuses for several weeks to attempt to mitigate the spread of the virus. These closures will undoubtedly have a huge impact on both employers and employees, but employers and employees have several options, including the use of vacation/paid time off (PTO), school activities leave and

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What Coronavirus Market Volatility Means For Your 401(k)


As many of my Guideline colleagues know I am a big fan of Kai Ryssdal and Marketplace (I recommend the podcast). For several weeks running, Kai has asked his Friday economics panel about whether the coronavirus (COVID-19) changes their outlook for the US economy and global stock markets. Economic expansions don’t typically die of old age, so could COVID-19 act as a trigger for an economic downturn and negatively impact the stock markets?

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HR Workplace Services

By now, employers have become aware of the coronavirus (officially named COVID-19) and its growing impact on the global supply chain. And with this recognition comes the related concern of how the virus may impact the workforce, moreover, what employers should be doing right now. For those who wish to exercise caution as the coronavirus story continues to unfold, it is wise to consider the following concepts prior to implementing new policy.

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Work for someone who appreciates your ideas, loyalty and hard work.

Brigette Hyacinth

I worked for a company for 3 years and only got two interviews for internal jobs, I applied for. I never got promoted even though I was acting in the position. One day I applied to another company, and was offered an amazing opportunity and within 6 months, they gave me a promotion. I ended up getting “Employee of the Year” My old boss asked me to come back for the same promotion.

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How to Conquer These 4 Top-of-Mind HR Challenges

It’s a never-ending tightrope act, trying to find the balance between creating benefits offerings that adapt to the uniqueness of your people, managing your own time and resources, and maintaining the organization’s bottom line. And the ever-changing policies and laws can make cultivating a competitive employee benefits strategy feel impossible. Whether you’re concerned about adapting to new pay transparency laws, managing global benefits packages, return-to-office mandates, or 401(k) and retire

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Small Business Relief During Coronavirus Pandemic

Patriot Software

The information in this article is current as of March 13, 2020, 1:48 p.m. EST. As new details about the pandemic and coronavirus-related legislation emerges, this article will be updated. Bookmark this page for updates! Our entire nation has been impacted by the coronavirus. Due to the quick spread of the virus, the economy has […]. The post Small Business Relief During Coronavirus Pandemic appeared first on Patriot Software.

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How to Incorporate the Right Resume Keywords


By Matt Krumrie, an experienced resume writer and career advice professional. Keywords. Just what exactly are keywords? Keywords are defined as: A word or concept of great significance. An informative word used in an information retrieval system to indicate the content of a document. Why do keywords matter, especially resume keywords? Because it’s one way applicant tracking systems, the technology/program that employers use to collect, read, and scan resumes and applications, scores your r

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Making Patient Safety a Priority in 2020


Making Patient Safety a Priority in 2020 Mar. 10, 2020. Bryan Barajas Marketing Director. Patient Safety Awareness Week, which runs March 8-14, encourages healthcare providers, organizations, patients, and the general public to learn about local and global healthcare safety issues. . Healthcare safety issues, or “medical harm,” are a significant cause of death in the United States.

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The Coronavirus and Its Impact on the Workplace

HR Counselor's Corner

The HR Team, East Coast Risk Management. As concern over the anticipated spread of the coronavirus strain known as COVID-19 increases, employers should consider its impact on the workplace. The Center for Disease Control (CDC) has published interim guidance for businesses who want to take a proactive approach. You can read the full guidance on the CDC’s Coronavirus Disease 2019 website.

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Here Are the HR Trends to Watch in 2024 + Plus Advice for Driving Impact!

The pressure is on to create a positive onboarding experience. Plus, a sub-par onboarding process can domino into other concerns such as low performance, burnout (for you and new hires), and retention challenges. Our 2024 State of HR report will give you a realistic picture of the HR landscape and tips to onboarding effectively in the year to come.

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Plan for COVID-19 Workplace Response

Affinity HR Group

The World Health Organization (WHO) has now classified COVID-19, also known as coronavirus, as a worldwide pandemic. While other countries are seeing more fatal impacts than we are in the US, the situation here grows more serious and wide-spread every day. With COVID-19 impacting people and businesses across the country and around the world, many companies are trying to figure out their options of how best to balance business needs with employee health.

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Everything HR Needs to Know About Geofencing

HR Bartender

A couple of years ago, I was invited to attend the TAtech Conference. TAtech is a trade association for organizations that provide technology-based recruiting tools. It’s a great event and I really learned a lot. One of the concepts that the group was very focused on was geofencing. According to a report from MarketsandMarkets , the geofencing industry is expected to grow over 27% by 2022, citing “technological advancements in use of spatial data and increasing applications in numerous industry

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Five Tips for Recruiting and Interviewing Remotely

Human Resources Today Submitted Articles

Working remotely for the first time and in need of recruiting and virtual interview tips? Our team is here to keep your hiring process moving forward.

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Four Key Employee Engagement Success Factors


A strong team is productive, loyal, and dedicated to customer satisfaction. An ideal team makes it their mission to go above and beyond. When everyone’s motivated to do just enough to keep their jobs, how do you motivate workers to continue to learn and grow? By understanding the factors that affect employee engagement you can motivate your workforce.

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Improving Access To & Utilization Of Cancer Screening With Color

Discover how Color's comprehensive care solution is revolutionizing cancer screening adherence and knowledge. Through an in-depth case study, Color's unique approach to comprehensive cancer care has shown significant benefits in increasing screening rates and enhancing patient knowledge. Participants reported a 2-3x increase in adherence to screening guidelines over just 8 weeks, with 84% of participants increasing their familiarity with timing and frequency of cancer screening.

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Tech & IT that will revolutionize your staff wellbeing


In the last several years, employee wellness strategies have received greater focus from companies and organisations across the UK. It’s only recently, however, that we’ve seen the rise of wellness technology solutions to facilitate these corporate health initiatives. As innovations crop up in this sector of employee management, the need for forward-thinking IT in staff wellness grows.

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Top 50 Hiring and Recruitment Statistics for 2020


Looking for valuable recruiting statistics? This HUGE list of the most important hiring statistics contains everything you need to know to benchmark your recruiting and ensure successful hiring in 2020. Read More.

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How To Support Employees Who Aren’t Used To Remote Work

Human Resources Today Submitted Articles

Shutting down the office for a while? Here’s a guide to using personality insights to help your workforce adjust to telecommuting.

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You Get The Talent That You Pay for!

Brigette Hyacinth

Four years ago, CEO Dan Price slashed his own salary of almost $1 million to raise those of his employees, bringing the minimum salary of every employee to $70,000. Now he’s opening an office in a new city and promising another salary increase. In 2015, he was heralded as one of the most generous employers. Two weeks after he made the initial announcement, the company was flooded with 4,500 resumes and new customer inquiries jumped from 30 a month to 2,000 a month.

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The Rules Do Apply: Navigating HR Compliance

Speaker: Ann Meyers Piccirillo

HR Compliance is like a giant game of whack-a-mole. Once you think your company is compliant with all policies and procedures documented and in place, there’s a new or amended law, regulation, or final rule that pops up landing you back at ‘start.’ There are shifts, interpretations, and balancing acts to understanding compliance changes. Keeping up is not easy and it’s very time consuming.

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A Tidy Office is a Happy Office – Here’s Why


Keeping your office tidy for you and your employees can have a significant impact on productivity. Whether you’re the manager of a small office space or the head of a larger department, certain principles of cleanliness and tidiness could have a huge effect not only on efficiency but on employee morale as well. Here’s a short guide to things that every office manager should do to keep their office clean and why those things are important.

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Cultivating Employee Trust in the 2020 Workplace


Trust plays a role not just in employee recruitment and retention, but in everything from the benefits employers offer to their cultural norms. As leaders welcome Gen Z into the workplace, they’re learning that this generation insists on transparency and trust in a way that prior ones simply did not. Frankly, today’s employees have high expectations.

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Coronavirus: How to address the overlooked challenges of remote working

HR Zone

People Coronavirus: How to prepare for remote work.

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How to Shift from a Competency Model to a Skills Strategy in 5 Steps


Competency models are complicated. The list of competencies is often never-ending, bloated with dozens of buzzwords, and each one typically includes several repetitive paragraphs to describe various levels of performance. In short, they’re hard to quantify and that makes them hard to manage. This limits your organization’s ability to analyze and adapt.

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Maximizing Your Health Plan Design Using Data-Driven Insights