Focus Group Check In

Compensation Cafe

Historically, Human Resources have had an on-again, off-again relationship with focus groups. These research practices are far more disciplined and professional than the focus groups we have leaned on. While focus groups are a type of research, they do not have the power of analytics.

The Judge Group

HR Lineup

The Judge Group Overview. The Judge Group offers all professional services under one umbrella to have a steady and efficient work environment. The Judge Group also allows job seekers to find work through its search tool, which has more than 5,000 job opportunities.


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Pilot Groups or Sandboxes: Which Is Better for Your Implementation

HR Bartender

That testing phase is often referred to as a pilot group. The pilot group participants not only attend the training, but they provide design feedback. It does seem to me that pilot groups and sandboxes – while they have the same ultimate goal – are two different things.

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CareerArc Outplacement solution is now INTOO USA, part of Italy’s HR leader Gi Group

Intoo USA

Today, we are proud to announce that the outplacement arm of CareerArc has been acquired by Italy’s largest multinational HR services company, Gi Group, and will be rebranded as INTOO USA. “We’ve INTOO USA marks Gi Group’s strategic expansion into the U.S.,

Your Onboarding Is So 2019: What Is and Isn't Working for Your Digital Onboarding Process

Speaker: Carrie Missele, Director at Inspirant Group

With the Great Resignation and the newfound empowerment rippling through the labor force, companies now more than ever need to nail the onboarding process. So how do you do this successfully while maintaining a positive working culture? Join Carrie Missele, Director at Inspirant Group, for an insightful discussion on the ins-and-outs of successful digital onboarding.

CareerArc Outplacement solution is now Intoo USA, part of Italy’s HR leader Gi Group

Intoo USA

Today, we are proud to announce that the outplacement arm of CareerArc has been acquired by Italy’s largest multinational HR services company, Gi Group, and will be rebranded as Intoo USA. “We’ve Intoo USA marks Gi Group’s strategic expansion into the U.S.,

Stacy Parker, The Heart, Soul and Managing Director of Blu Ivy Group

Blu Ivy Group

In honour of Bosses’ Day, we are showcasing the boss of all bosses’ Stacy Parker, the heart, soul and Managing Director of Blu Ivy Group. We got to talk with Stacy on something you don’t normally get to hear about: her life outside of Blu Ivy Group. .

Human Resources LinkedIn Groups


We are often asked for a listing of the best human resources LinkedIn Groups. Well, “best” is somewhat subjective but here is a list of HR LinkedIn Groups we like. If you do choose to participate be sure to follow the group’s rules, don’t “auto-post” your content, don’t be promotional, and engage with other group members (e.g., Linked:HR (#1 Human Resources Group) 971k members.

List of Best Facebook Groups for Recruiters

Recruiters Lineup

Note that there are different social media recruitment groups where recruiters post job openings for prospective candidates. In this regard, we have prepared a list of the best facebook groups for every recruiter that discusses how recruiters can use facebook groups for sourcing.

How group health plans & group health insurance compare


At first glance, the terms “group health plan” and “group health insurance” seem the same. In this article, we’ll dive deeper into what group health plans and group health insurance plans are and how they differ.

The Power of Recognition: How HR & Business Leaders Can Partner to Develop a Strategy for Recognizing Employees

Speaker: Keri Ohlrich, CEO & Kelly Guenther, COO, Abbracci Group

Join Abbracci Group’s CEO Keri Ohlrich, PhD and COO Kelly Guenther as they explore how you can develop these relationships with leaders and influence engagement in your company.

Group coverage vs. individual health insurance cost


Deciding whether to enroll in a group health insurance plan through your employer or to purchase your own individual health insurance plan can be a confusing decision to make. How exactly do individual health insurance premiums compare to group health insurance premiums?

How to Develop an Employee Focus Group


Whether your business is related to food service, communications, staffing, or anything in between, chances are that hosting a focus group can drastically improve how your business operates. While these specific types of meetings can deliver amazing benefits to your company, it can only do so if you are properly conducting the focus groups. So, let's take you through what is involved with developing the ideal employee focus group.

Individual health insurance vs. group health insurance


If you’re offering health benefits for the first time, or are considering changing up your benefits strategy, it's common for employers to compare a traditional group health insurance plan with individual health insurance reimbursement options, like health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs).

Group Coaching Enhances Opportunities

Center for Coaching

In addition to group or team coaching serving clients well, it is a smart business move because it adds to the options and grows your client base as a coach. Group coaching is an amazing opportunity based on the niche of the coach. Build a group around what they want to explore.

Opportunities for Teaming and Engagement

Speaker: Jon Ingham, Social HR Strategist

In this webinar, social HR strategist Jon Ingham will explain some of the key opportunities for using teaming as a direct input to meeting business needs, while also strengthening employee engagement.

The 7 Best LinkedIn Groups for Recruiters


LinkedIn groups are one of the best features the social network offers, and not just to find applicants. Groups are perfect for making professional connections and sharing and learning best-practices in the industry. Here’s a list of the top seven LinkedIn groups for recruiters, ordered alphabetically: 1. Don’t let the name throw you off, this group of some 230,000 members is mostly focused on recruiting topics.

What to do if you if your group health plan doesn't qualify for an HSA


Employers who choose to offer an HDHP are able to make their employees’ healthcare more affordable, but not all group health plans have HSA eligibility. Group Health Insurance Health Reimbursement Arrangement Health Insurance Stipend Group Coverage HRA

James Lloyd-Townshend Of Frank Recruitment Group: “Employee wellbeing”

Thrive Global

James is CEO and Chairman of Frank Recruitment Group, a global niche IT staffing firm. Employee wellbeing. Ultimately, a lot of trends around the future of work will revolve around wellbeing.

Group Health Plan vs. Group Health Insurance Plan


The terms 'group health plan' and 'group health insurance plan' are often used interchangeably, but in fact, they mean different things. This article provides the definitions of a group health plan vs. a group health insurance plan.

Championing Different Abilities as Opportunities: Understanding Neurodiversity in the Workplace

Speaker: Janine Nicole Dennis, Chief Innovations Officer, Talent Think Innovations

In this session attendees will learn how how to hire and accommodate neurodiverse talent while also redesigning the system to work better for both current and new employees.

Gaining Traction with Employee Resource Groups

HR Daily Advisor

One of the biggest trends in HR today is the development of employee resource groups (ERGs). Through these groups, employees form deeper connections with one another and the workplace itself, as they’re helping to build its culture. For HR administrators already bogged down with other tasks, managing ERGs can become overwhelming, especially with the workflow requirements of implementing these important programs: Initiating or approving the groups.

Clearway Energy Group | Case Study


Resource Download: Clearway Energy Group Case Study. Clearway Energy Group | Case Study. The post Clearway Energy Group | Case Study first appeared on PlanSource. Return to resources.

Sonia Jackson Myles of The Accord Group: “Diverse staff helps retain diverse staff”

Thrive Global

One of the groups SWAB connected with, which already existed, was the Ford African ancestry group. Now, put that all together in a group whose expertise is buying and it’s far more powerful. And, after a while, other people created additional employee resources groups.

Expedia Group

Stories Incorporated

rebranded to Expedia Group, Inc. They wanted to communicate specific elements of their culture—especially through the Expedia Group kununu page—to attract the right candidates. We interviewed five Expedia Group team members in their Seattle headquarters. Expedia Group – Culture. Here, we focused on a few of Expedia Group’s Guiding Principles, using stories to bring them to life. Women at Expedia Group – Technology.

How 2400+ Recruiting Professionals Are Reimagining Their Fall Strategy

Speaker: Handshakes Find Your Next Conference

Join 2,400+ recruiting peers who have registered for Handshake’s Find Your Next Conference to hear from Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Malala Yousafzai, and 15+ transformational leaders at Disney, Gap, Prudential, Johns Hopkins University, Habitat for Humanity, and more.

McDonald’s Achieves Pay Equity for Women and Underrepresented Groups


The fast-food giant announced last month that it effectively achieved pay equity for women and other historically underrepresented groups across its workforce of 180,000 U.S. Employees belonging to underrepresented groups are now paid the same as their white counterparts for equal work.

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5 Employee focus group best practices

Best Of HR

What’s a best practice when it comes to an employee focus group? To help you successfully lead employee focus groups, we asked people managers and business owners this question for their best insights. Get Representation from Various Groups.

Group coverage HRAs: an overview


This article provides an overview of group coverage health reimbursement arrangements (HRA)s, also called integrated HRAs, and how employers use them to achieve health benefits cost savings. health reimbursement arrangement HRA Group HRA Integrated HRA

How a group coverage HRA and an HSA compare


How a group coverage HRA and an HSA compare. Simply put, a GCHRA works alongside group health insurance and allows employers to reimburse their employees' for their deductibles, copays and other qualifying medical expenses through an employer-funded allowance of tax-free money.

Payroll Integration: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly in Your File

Speaker: Bonnie Treichel, JD, Senior Consultant, Multnomah Group

There are many benefits to keeping up with technology. By embracing ideas like fully-integrated payroll, your organization will be able to save time and resources by eliminating what was once a very manual part of your workflow. In addition, you may be able to mitigate substantial compliance risk by eliminating the potential for human error.

How much do group benefit plans cost? Here’s what matters


If you’re coming up to a renewal or just exploring your benefit options, understanding what influences group benefit plans cost can help you also understand premiums and assist you in budgeting. There are two main categories of group benefits: pooled and experience-rated.

Ep 82 – Why I Joined the Advanced Group as the VP of Talent


Earlier today, you might have read or heard about a press release that went live announcing that I’ve joined the Advanced Group as their newly appointed Vice President of Strategies. Episode 82: Why I Joined the Advanced Group as the VP of Talent Strategies. I’ll discuss a little bit about my return and answer some questions I’ve been asked from friends, family and colleagues and then later you’ll hear from Leo Sheridan, the Advanced Group’s CEO. Who is the Advanced Group?

Plan for COVID-19 Workplace Response

Affinity HR Group

Contact Affinity HR Group ( ) for assistance. Affinity HR Group ( ) can help you research options allowed under federal and state law and/or draft a form for you to use. Affinity HR Group is a national HR consulting firm.

What to do when your group health insurance premiums go up


As renewal season comes around each year, employers everywhere brace themselves for what their new group health insurance premiums will look like in the new year—because chances are, they’ll be higher. Switch to a high deductible health plan with a group coverage HRA as a supplement.

Putting the Human Back in HR: How to Create a Positive Offboarding Experience

Speaker: Tracie Sponenberg, Chief People Officer, The Granite Group

The offboarding process has been an essential part of the employee work life cycle but in the last year it almost seemed like it was the only part of the cycle. Join Tracie Sponenberg, Chief People Officer of Granite Group and keynote speaker as she discusses the intricacies of the offboarding process and how to make it a positive experience for all employees & employers.

Why Individual Health Insurance is More Affordable Than Group


Individual health insurance is more affordable than group health insurance. Individual Health Insurance group health insurance small business health insurance healthcare costs risk pools affordability

Group Health Plan vs. Group Health Insurance Plan - What's the Difference?


The terms 'group health plan' and 'group health insurance plan' are often used interchangeably, but in fact they mean different things. This article provides the definitions of a group health plan vs. a group health insurance plan.

What are the group coverage HRA employee classes?


One of the unique benefits of offering a group coverage HRA (GCHRA) alongside your group health insurance plan is that it acts as a supplement to the group health plan. Group Coverage HRA

Take control of group health insurance costs and quality with a GCHRA


Organizations that offer traditional group health insurance often feel they’re at the mercy of their insurance providers, spending more and more each year just to maintain benefit levels. Group Health Insurance Group Coverage HRA

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success