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Should Employers Return to a Mask-Free Workplace?

HR Counselor's Corner

By Renee Mielnicki, Esquire. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”) updated its guidance on May 13, 2021 to reflect a change in its recommendations for masks for fully vaccinated individuals. Specifically, the guidance provides that those who are fully vaccinated “can resume activities without wearing a mask or staying 6 feet apart, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance

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Work-Life Balance & Remote Work: 5 Tips for Balancing Work and Family

Quantum Workplace

Under normal circumstances, the transition to remote work can be challenging. Add caregiving to the mix and your employees are well on their way to burnout. How can parents and guardians balance conference calls and science projects, laundry and math homework, or kids and coworkers—all while living, studying, and working under one roof?


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Employee wellness benefits are shifting focus to reflect modern times

Business Management Daily

When current and future employees examine a company’s benefits package, they typically expect to see employer-sponsored health insurance among the offerings. Comprehensive, affordable options encourage employee retention. Likewise, attractive plans become a selling point when interviewing job candidates. With rising medical costs, employee concern over health insurance coverage will not wane any time soon.

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HR’s Biggest Problem? The People Hiring HR.

Robin Schooling

The worst thing (probably) about your company’s HR Leader is the person who hired your HR Leader. In fact, I would love nothing more than to banish, forevermore, the CEOs, Business Owners, COOs and CFOs who recruit, interview and select their company’s HR leader. OK …not all of them need to go; there are quite a few who understand the value of great HR.

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Investing in HR Software: How to Get Internal Buy-in

Buying HR software is a major decision. That’s why finding the right provider based on your needs and ensuring key decision makers are on board is vital. Download Paycor’s guide for tips to address common concerns across your buying committee.

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Independent-Contractor Classifications May Need to Be Reviewed

SHRM Resources

Now that the Biden administration has announced plans to crack down on the misclassification of employees as independent contractors, employers should audit who they.

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IRS Limited Non-Assessment Periods Help Avoid ACA Penalties

ACA Times

4 minute read. The Employer Shared Responsibility Provisions (ESRP) under the Affordable Care Act may seem straightforward, but, in reality, complying with them can be challenging and time-consuming. An area that many Applicable Large Employers (ALEs) struggle with is knowing when they are required to extend an offer of coverage to their full-time employees.

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A Fresh Look at the Dynamics of Talent Supply and Demand


The right person, with the right skills, in the right job. The overarching challenge in recruiting is to extract from a job description the skills and competencies needed for a candidate to perform, and to find the talent either internally or externally, that matches your hiring need.

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5 Statistics to Help Build Your Case for an Employee Recognition Strategy


Companies and employees are at a critical crossroad. For the last year, employees have operated in crisis mode as a result of the pandemic. Despite many employees demonstrating admirable flexibility and creativity amidst rapidly changing requirements, employee engagement has suffered, and employee commitment is not expected to last. In fact, employers may soon see a turnover “tsunami” —a mass exodus of employees quitting their jobs after the pandemic ends.

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What Leaders Need to Know About Trauma in the Workplace

The People Equation

Editor’s note: To what degree has the “collective” trauma of COVID-19 seeped into workplaces around the world? And what do leaders need to know about trauma in the workplace? The People Equation reached out to psychiatrist and trauma expert Dr. Mark Goulston to learn more. In this guest post, he shares the leadership lessons about healing from the trauma of COVID-19.

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Secrets to the Switch: Choosing the Best HR Software in 2023

Speaker: Patrick Sayers - President, Newcastle Research

Does your organization need more productivity (and less pain) from your HR software? With the increase of technology-dependent remote work and highly sophisticated cyber threats on the rise, it's critical to successfully implement an HR platform that can help your organization see actionable information in real-time to hit all your key workforce KPIs.

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5 Tips To Streamline Your Hiring Process 


Hiring a workforce can be stressful and overwhelming for many business owners. You want to find all the best possible candidates and learn as much about them as possible to hire the right person the first time around. . Recruitment can also have high risks and costs. When done right, it can get you the best people to make your business thrive. Otherwise, you are setting yourself up for high attrition rates, time-consuming interviews with unsuitable candidates, and longer turnaround times for the

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AI in Screening Candidates and Hiring


tilr's integrated talent intelligence platform enables you to find your people, know your people and grow your people in every stage of recruitment.

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7 Great Ways to Create a Healthy Work Environment


at makes a company a great place to work? Is it the perks? The location? Maybe the compensation? Ultimately, the key to creating and sustaining a high-performing organization is establishing a healthy work environment. Businesses that prioritize long-term success must show that they care about their employees, whether their team members are on-site, remote, or part time.

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Improve your Organization’s Career Experience


Research and recommendations provided in our The Career Experience Continuum eBook explains that the career experience is more than career development. From the employee's perspective, it is an important indicator of their fulfillment throughout their journey with your organization. When employers don't provide the experiences employees want most, employees disengage, under-produce and seek employment elsewhere.

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2023 HR Technology Trends: What's New and What's Next

Speaker: Ben Eubanks - Chief Research Officer, Lighthouse Research & Advisory

The world of HR has changed so much in recent years, and so have the technologies and tools that support HR and talent leaders. But frankly, keeping up with the ever-changing HR tech landscape can feel like another full-time job. That's why we're sharing with you this webinar session with Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer for Lighthouse Research & Advisory.

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Infographic: 3 Steps After Every Employee Survey


Download the PDF of this Infographic. Employee surveys come in many shapes and sizes. While the feedback received in each may differ, there are some universal steps that apply across almost all employee surveys. 1. Understand. When employees provide feedback, they are seeking to be HEARD and UNDERSTOOD. Spend time reviewing and analyzing feedback data.

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Strategies to Engage Remote Teams in 2021


Did you know that happy, engaged employees are approximately 12% more productive than dissatisfied workers? It’s true, and they’re also far more likely to stay with your company and contribute to the results that matter. Yet many companies still wonder how to increase employee engagement. One of the best ways to do this is by recognizing and rewarding employees (including the use of a true recognition and rewards platform ).

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Reasons Why You Should Move Your Business from Excel Sheets to CRM


Excel is the primary choice for several business leaders and seems to be the go-to option while they are starting their business. It is easy to set up, use, and does the job seemingly fine; unless these following events occur: • The business starts receiving a higher volume of prospects• Unable to keep track of communication with your clients and leads• You are facing a difficult time controlling the transparency of agreements For instance, consider collaboration.

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If I Can’t Monitor My Remote Employees, They Must Not be Working

Blend Me Inc

If I Can’t Monitor My Remote Employees, They Must Not be Working. Jennifer Cameron. Mon, 05/17/2021 - 12:47. Most of us probably don’t want to relive March 2020 – and the fear and uncertainty that accompanied the lockdowns at the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic – ever again. So why does trust matter? When you don’t trust your employees, it’s easy to jump to the wrong conclusion about their behavior, as Deshawn’s manager did.

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The HR Leader’s Guide to Recruiting & Hiring

62% of Paycor survey respondents say we’re in a permanent talent shortage. By 2030, we’ll see more jobs than workers (BCG).

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How to Answer “Tell Me About a Time You Went Above and Beyond” in Your Next Job Interview

The Muse

Why interviewers ask, what to include in your answer, and how to choose the right story to tell—plus example answers.

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HR and Cybersecurity: Why do we need to involve HR for Cybersecurity


Different security researchers have revealed that employees are often the sole reason for the cyberattacks on a company. By developing a cybersecurity strategy, culture and involving HR, this problem can be resolved. In today’s world, with the addition of technology into everything, everyday life, work, home, and organization environments are induced with electronic keys that can open the door to high-level and sensitive data and other confidential information. .

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5 Most Potential Advantages of a Procurement Solution


With advancements in technology, operating systems, hardware, and software have all undergone a massive evolution. Most big organizations are optimizing the use of updated tools and techniques in order to maintain higher standards of operational efficiency within their business processes. Procurement software is aiding these companies in automating the purchasing facilities effectively.

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How to Handle a California Pregnancy Disability Accommodation


Do I have to continue to accommodate a pregnant employee who continues to be late or absent from work when she has used up all of her paid sick leave and vacation? California is very protective of pregnant employees who need time off work due to prenatal medical care or illness connected with pregnancy, childbirth or a related medical condition. California’s Pregnancy Disability Leave (PDL) law requires an employer of five or more employees to provide time off work if the pregnancy or related me

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Upskilling HR: Future-Proof Your HR Career

Speaker: Jeanne Achille - CEO, The Devon Group

Is your HR department running around barefoot like the shoemaker's children? If so, you're on a collision course with the ever-changing realities of the workplace, which necessitate strong HR tech skills. In this webinar, we'll look at why HR should invest in learning to ensure organizational resiliency and employee retention. Consider it self-care as we discuss how to future-proof your own career through the opportunities provided by upskilling.

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Vista Analytics Best Practices: Know the Real Purpose of Your Analytic

Personnel Data Systems

This tip really applies to everything you do, but it often seems to be skipped when it comes to analytics. Because Vista Analytics are multi-functional, it is especially important that you understand and clearly define your purpose. This way, you can ensure that the critical elements of the Vista Analytics toolkit actually achieve that purpose. As an example, let’s say that you want to create an analytic to show the breakdown of your employees by ethnic group.

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Top Tips for Boosting the Morale of Remote Employees in 2021


The pandemic forced many employers to make their teams work remotely. It is very likely that the majority thought that it would be a temporary change, but it seems like this model of working is here to stay. It should come as no surprise, though. Working remotely has a number of benefits , such as lowering the costs associated with renting an office space.

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Benefits Communication and Employee Mental Health

WEX Inc.

Upgrade your benefits communication with your employees during difficult times. Communication with your employees about their benefits has never been more important. COVID-19 has forced employers to make many adjustments to benefits plans and strategies over the past year and a half. Unfortunately, change often increases feelings of anxiety and stress for employees, especially if these changes are not being communicated properly.

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Re-Survey of Current Workforce for Disability Status

Berkshire Associates

Does your organization know when the last time the current workforce was surveyed to self-identify as an Individual with a disability? Contractors are required to resurvey the current workforce every 5 years and those regulations went into effect in 2015, so many of our clients are overdue. So, if you are not able to determine when the last survey was completed, it might be a good idea to start planning to complete the survey soon.

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Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.