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How to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle at Work

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Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be challenging in general, let alone at work. You’re constantly thinking, focusing on multiple tasks and projects, staring at computers and eating lunch out and on the go.

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Understanding talent acquisition vs. recruitment in 2020

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It’s hard to put a value on talent. While talent is technically a renewable resource (when an employee leaves, they can be replaced), there is no guarantee the new hire will be as strong a contributor to the organization (of course, they could bring even more to the table!).

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Key employer considerations for returning to work post COVID-19

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The uncertainties that the COVID-19 pandemic created regarding public health and the economy continue to linger and may for several months or longer. As U.S.

Key remote work tools you need to have in place

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Not much seems like it will return to life before COVID-19, particularly where employees work. Some companies in states with declining infection rates have started to slowly return to on-premises work. Others are sticking to telecommuting and relying on remote work arrangements for now.

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How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Tips to help you streamline HR tasks

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As an HR professional, you know how hard it can be to keep all of your ducks in a row. Managing the long list of human resources (HR) tasks, whether they’re annual, quarterly or everyday processes, can be overwhelming.

Let the benefits renewal process begin

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With the unanticipated challenges facing HR professionals today, starting the employee benefits renewal process is probably not at the top of the to do list. But the reality is, deciding what benefits you will offer employees for the 2021 plan year is perhaps more critical than ever.

Recognizing key telemedicine benefits

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Telemedicine (or telehealth) has become somewhat common in most employee-distributed health care plans. It’s not exactly a complicated or new concept: A patient consults a doctor or other health care professional over the phone or via videoconferencing. It took time to be widely adopted, picking up steam in the 1990s and really taking off throughout the 2000s and 2010s.

PeopleStrategy and Peanut Butter Partner to Bring Student Loan Assistance Programs to SMB Employers

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EDISON, N.J., June 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — PeopleStrategy, Inc.® , a full-service brokerage and provider of comprehensive, cloud-based human resource (HR) solutions, and Peanut Butter , a leading provider of student loan assistance in the form of resources and repayment plans, have partnered to provide small and medium-sized employers with one of the top benefits college-educated talent wants.

Coronavirus: Employer Resources to Stay Informed & Prepared

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Like the rest of the world, PeopleStrategy is closely monitoring the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As a full-service broker and HR technology solution provider, we serve employers and, more specifically, HR, benefits and finance professionals. During unsettling situations such as the one we face today, employees rely on HR to provide guidance on how best to protect their health and that of their families.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

Creating a remote work policy for COVID-19 and beyond

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Any debate over the value of having – or need for – a remote work policy was thrown out the window just last month.

Open enrollment planning needs to start soon

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Open enrollment may be the last thing on the minds of HR teams across the U.S. right now with all of the challenges resulting from COVID-19, but it is a topic you will want to focus on soon especially if you anticipate changes to the benefits plans you will offer.

PeopleStrategy and Lighthouse Research & Advisory to Hold Anti-Racism Forum with HR and Company Leaders

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The senseless deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Breonna Taylor and countless others have served as a vivid reminder that the reality for Black Americans has remained largely unchanged since the beginning of our country’s history, despite past efforts. We also have been reminded of the vast inequities and deep-rooted biases that continue to marginalize people based on their race, ethnicity, economic status, gender and sexual orientation. It is time for change. It is time for unity.

Helping employees understand key benefits terms

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According to a recent survey , 35 percent of employees don’t understand their healthcare coverage, and another 33 percent don’t understand their medical bills. And, sadly, almost two-thirds (62 percent) of survey participants said their employer is not a resource for healthcare-related questions.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

PeopleStrategy Delivers the Benefits of Technology to Those in Need Through Its Laptops of Love Program

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EDISON, N.J., 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — In 2016, PeopleStrategy CEO, Randy Cooper along with his wife, Lisa, and son, Kiefer, created “Inspire Reuse,” a program through which they donated gently used household items to better serve those in need within their local community. Wanting to extend the reach of the program, Randy coordinated with PeopleStrategy’s IT department to procure laptops that could be periodically awarded to students located in the U.S.

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PeopleStrategy Partners with FinFit to Bring Financial Wellness to Small and Mid-Sized Employers

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EDISON, N.J., July 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — FinFit, a FinTech company that provides over 150,000 employers with a unique financial wellness benefit platform, today announced a partnership with PeopleStrategy, Inc. ®, a full-service brokerage and provider of comprehensive, cloud-based human resource (HR) solutions.

What 20-Something-Year-Olds Want from an Employer

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There are many stereotypes about those of us who are in our twenties and early thirties and fall into either the Gen Z or Millennial population. As a member of the Gen Z generation, here are some examples that I’ve heard, and a few I may have even said myself: They don’t know how to work. They are so lazy. They can’t function without their phones. They don’t like people who hold authority over them. They are disrespectful.

5 major benefits of HCM software

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In today’s on-demand, always-on business world, the value of efficiency has never been higher. Organizations are under great pressure to lower costs and increase productivity while maintaining a high level of service.

Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

The increased need for HR risk management tools

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Issues directly and indirectly caused by the COVID-19 pandemic made many aspects of running a business and managing employees significantly more complicated. Nearly three months after COVID-19 essentially shut down our country, these factors remain vital concerns for HR professionals, company leaders and staff.

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Compliance checklist for HR professionals for year-end and beyond

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“Getting ahead of the compliance eight-ball before the end of the year can save time and stress.” ” For most of us, the end of October and beginning of November is the swan song of autumn – the last few weeks to enjoy pumpkin-spiced everything and the colors of fall before winter arrives. If you’re an HR professional, however, you’re focus is probably elsewhere: everywhere you turn, there’s another compliance requirement you need to meet.

Gargiulo Produce Turns COVID-19 Lemons Into Grocery Boxes

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When the COVID-19 crisis threatened the livelihood of PeopleStrategy client, Gargiulo Produce got creative. The food service distributor based in Hillside, NJ, joined forces with Boxcar , a software company that helps commuters with parking and bus services, to get much-needed groceries to customers while keeping their businesses going at the same time.

Surviving as an HR department of one

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With the volume of work today’s HR professionals must manage, being an HR department of one can be daunting. Learning how to juggle everything on your plate takes time and experience, but having the right practices and HR technologies in place can also make flying solo less overwhelming.

How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

Ways to reward and recognize your employees this Labor Day

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While we’re still in the dog days of summer, Labor Day is just around the corner. A popular holiday for the final vacation of the summer, but also a great opportunity to promote – or debut – your reward and recognition programs. After all, Labor Day is all about celebrating the American worker. Did you know? The Labor Day holiday was the brainstorm of leaders in prominent unions and is a testament to the resilience of American workers.

Best practices for promoting employee wellness

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Employee wellness has taken on a greater importance in the workplace over the past decade. Workers want to feel like their organizations are committed to them beyond measuring their productivity and contributions to the bottom line.

How user adoption improves HRMS ROI

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In a way, the relationship between user adoption and HRMS success is self-evident. Consider the reverse situation: if users aren’t using the system, is it a success or a failure? An unused HRMS is probably stuck forever in a state of negative ROI so, in this sense, user adoption is THE success factor of HRMS implementation. Yet, really, it’s a success indicator , and what it indicates is that your choice of HRMS and the management of its implementation was done right….

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Why the Benefits Broker You Choose Matters

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Today, it’s rare for an employee to celebrate a milestone work anniversary. My friend’s dad just celebrated 45 years of working at the same organization. He said as the years went by, he always found that the next better opportunity came in the form of a promotion or transfer and never considered leaving because the company invested in him, his career, and his life goals. Employee benefits are more than just a hook to attract an employee from the outside.

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, 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.

Let the benefits renewal process begin

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With the unanticipated challenges facing HR professionals today, starting the employee benefits renewal process is probably not at the top of the to do list. But the reality is, deciding what benefits you will offer employees for the 2021 plan year is perhaps more critical than ever. So even though Open Enrollment is still a couple … Let the benefits renewal process begin Read More » The post Let the benefits renewal process begin appeared first on PeopleStrategy.

Emergency management fundamentals for employers

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It’s safe to say the world wasn’t fully prepared for the spread of the coronavirus. The virus, SARS-CoV-2 – and the disease it causes, COVID-19 , which originated in China’s Wuhan province at the end of 2019, was officially declared a pandemic by the World Health Organization after impacting over 100 countries and killing thousands. As the virus continues to spread throughout the U.S,

A positive onboarding experience goes a long way

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A strong employer-employee relationship begins with the onboarding process. While your candidate experience has a significant impact on how your company is viewed by potential employees, your onboarding process is the first taste a new employee will have of how your company truly operates.

Employee engagement activities for HR to try

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Employee engagement has become increasingly important as employers face more competition in the global, highly connected war for talent. Trying to increase employee engagement or keep employees engaged has fallen on the shoulders of HR (right or wrong). So how do you figure out the best ways to boost engagement? What if you implement employee engagement activities that haven’t been fully thought through and end up doing more harm than good?

The D&I Garden: Seeds of Innovation that Grow into Creative Breakthroughs

Speaker: Donald Fan, Senior Director of the Global Office of Culture, Diversity & Inclusion at Walmart Inc.

In the digital era, rife with uncertainty and ambiguity, innovation plays an essential role in sustaining organic growth and outperforming the global competition. Research proves time and again, there exists a robust bond between innovation and diversity & inclusion (D&I); our challenge is to help our leaders understand how to plant the seeds of innovation in the fertile D&I garden in order to drive a strategic and competitive advantage from the office and in the digital landscape.

Creating a remote work policy for COVID-19 and beyond

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Any debate over the value of having – or need for – a remote work policy was thrown out the window just last month. When the novel coronavirus (and the disease it causes, COVID-19) was classified as a pandemic by the World Health Organization on March 11, 2020 working from home became a literal matter … Creating a remote work policy for COVID-19 and beyond Read More » The post Creating a remote work policy for COVID-19 and beyond appeared first on PeopleStrategy.

Gargiulo Produce Turns COVID-19 Lemons Into Grocery Boxes

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When the COVID-19 crisis threatened the livelihood of PeopleStrategy client, Gargiulo Produce, the company got creative. The food service distributor based in Hillside, NJ, joined forces with Boxcar, a software company that helps commuters with parking and bus services, to get much-needed groceries to customers while keeping their businesses going at the same time.

Let the benefits renewal process begin

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With the unanticipated challenges facing HR professionals today, starting the employee benefits renewal process is probably not at the top of the to do list. But the reality is, deciding what benefits you will offer employees for the 2021 plan year is perhaps more critical than ever. So even though Open Enrollment is still a … Let the benefits renewal process begin Read More » The post Let the benefits renewal process begin appeared first on PeopleStrategy. Benefitsbenefits renewal

Key employer considerations for returning to work post COVID-19

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The uncertainties that the COVID-19 pandemic created regarding public health and the economy continue to linger and may for several months or longer. As U.S. states begin lifting stay-at-home orders and allowing certain businesses to reopen physical locations, it’s clear that the world is irrevocably changed.

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5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.