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How Employers Can Help Parents Tackle Remote Learning

Schools throughout the country are creating various plans associated with reopening. Several districts in my state, Massachusetts for example, have announced hybrid returns with students alternating between attending school and remote learning (sometimes in the same week), while others have announced full remote learning.

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Color Coding for Clear Communication

When reading reports, it’s easy to get lost in huge amounts of data and information. Often, those reading the reports can lose sight of the forest for the trees. In other words, it can be difficult to see the big picture because of the need to focus on large amounts of detail.

How to Choose an Employee Benefits Consultant

Both job candidates and employees expect competitive and accessible benefits from employers, especially given the tight labor market. Providing employees with the benefits they want can improve their morale and performance and lead to higher productivity, engagement, and profitability. Also, good employee benefits are a boost to any company’s brand.

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HR Works COVID-19 Update: DOL Clarifications and Reaffirmations on FFCRA

In this episode, we take a look at some of the DOL’s revisions and reaffirmations of the original FFCRA regulations. That includes clarifications around leave for medical professionals, intermittent leave, and more. And we have with us a familiar voice: attorney Maggie Spell of Jones Walker. Maggie focuses her practice on cases brought under federal, […]

HR Works: Substance Abuse Reaching Critical Levels

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In this episode, we discuss substance abuse. While always an issue, substance abuse becomes much more widespread and serious during crises. This crisis, in particular, offers an especially troubling environment for abuse. Today’s episode is brought to you by The Standard, a family of businesses united by a shared purpose of compassion for their customers. […]

UPDATED: COVID-19 Map and Resources for HR Professionals

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is top of mind for HR professionals and employers nationwide. Our latest interactive map of COVID-19 cases has been adjusted to reflect the rise in cases in the United States. Read on to view our updated color-coded map, a list of resources, plus an animation showing how our map has developed […]

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6 Steps to Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

Conflict resolution in the workplace can be broken down into steps to simplify the process. By doing so, HR and managers can ensure more effective communication and a more effective conflict resolution process.