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Faces of HR: Sheryl LaPlace on a Passion for People, Discovering Talent & Employee Feedback

As a Human Resources Consultant for Insperity, a leading provider of human resources, Sheryl LaPlace works on a team of professionals, providing a myriad of HR services, including HR guidance and training, to small and mid-sized businesses across the United States. LaPlace has more than 20 years of experience in human resources, training and development, […]

Why Family-Building Benefits Have Become Essential in Today’s Workforce

More and more, employers are offering family-building benefits as part of their core compensation packages with much more than just parental leave. In fact, these benefits are integral to attracting and retaining diverse talent – including heterosexual and same-sex couples as well as single-intended parents – and in attracting top candidates across all industries.  Increasingly, […]

The Pros and Cons of Hiring Candidates Job Hopping Not Just Jobs, But Careers

Thirty years ago, it may have been a big red flag for a hiring manager to see an applicant resume showing a string of one- to two-year tenures with previous employers. That kind of job hopping has traditionally been seen as a sign of a lack of commitment or perhaps of someone who simply couldn’t […]

DOL Actions Highlight 3 Crucial Child Labor Protections Categories

With labor shortages leaving fast food and other minimum-wage work environments short-staffed, many businesses are relying on teenage employees to fill the void. But employers must be aware of applicable child labor laws, which aim to protect minors’ health and safety and to avoid interfering with their education. Employers should keep in mind three major […]

Pages of HR: Leaders Can Be Emotional and Strong

In the latest episode of Pages of HR, I am joined by Carolyn Stern, President and CEO of EI Experience, an executive leadership development and emotional intelligence training firm. Carolyn is a certified Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Development Expert, professional speaker, and university professor whose emotional intelligence courses and modules have been adopted by top […]

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Pages of HR: Leaders Can Be Emotional and Strong

In the latest episode of Pages of HR, I am joined by Carolyn Stern, President and CEO of EI Experience, an executive leadership development and emotional intelligence training firm. Carolyn is a certified Emotional Intelligence and Leadership Development Expert, professional speaker, and university professor whose emotional intelligence courses and modules have been adopted by top […]

HR Works Podcast: Trends With Benefits

Guest: Claire Barnes, Chief Human Capital Officer at Monster As organizations continue to manage rising operating costs brought on by the inflation trends of 2022, many HR teams are now facing challenging decisions when it comes to prioritizing employer-sponsored benefits. How can leadership teams best determine the benefits to protect and what can be let […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: How to Support Employees Going Through Divorce

Guests: Sheri Atwood, Founder & CEO of Supportpay I’m joined by Sheri Atwood, Founder and CEO of Supportpay. SupportPay is an automated child support platform designed to help parents manage the process of exchanging child support, sharing child expenses, custody, and communication. With over 39 million parents raising children in non-nuclear households, how do employers […]

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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.

7 Tips for Retaining Employees During Addiction Treatment

About 10% of Americans have experienced drug addiction at some point in their lives. If one of your employees is struggling with this disease, you might be tempted to fire him or her.

Bringing Them Back: Key Considerations as Employers Bring Employees Back Into the Office

After the mass rollout of COVID-19 vaccines during spring 2021, Americans were looking forward to the end of the pandemic as millions were vaccinated. The optimists included not only individuals but also companies eager to get staff back into offices after more than a year of working remotely. While the highly publicized Delta variant has […]