Navigating New Norms: Virtual Recruiting, Onboarding, and Performance Management

Recruiting, onboarding, and performance management each come with their own difficulties—all of which have now become only more pronounced (and new ones added) during the pandemic. Job applicants are dispersed, new hires are virtual, and employees and management are often remote. Even re-opened offices are still navigating the challenges of new safety guidelines. Despite this […]

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Election 2020: Encouraging Voter Participation and Managing Election Day at Work

Whether on the local or national stage, political elections happen every year. But only every four years, does a Presidential election take center stage. Although each election cycle seemingly grows more imperative and divisive, this year’s election has the added weight of the COVID pandemic, widespread social unrest, high unemployment, and a looming recession tacked […]

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Election 2020: Tips for Handling Politics Inside (and Outside) of the Office

It would be an understatement to say that most Americans have rather strong opinions about the upcoming election one way or another. When discussions get heated or personal, politics in the workplace can cause serious disruptions. Even when conversations are more respectful than the televised debates between actual candidates, one or both participants might become […]

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Tips for Making Human Connections at a Virtual Conference

With more people working remotely and companies scaling back on in-person events due to COVID, making human connections virtually is more important than ever. As many conferences and conventions switch to virtual events this year, it is important to know that attendees can still have the same enjoyable experience and gain valuable new information (including […]

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It’s National Payroll Week! Here’s How You Can Participate

Just about everyone would say that payroll is important because it is how people get paid. But few people are aware of all the additional things that are made possible through the actions of the payroll industry. Most notably, through payroll withholding, the industry contributes, collects, reports, and deposits 70% of the U.S. Treasury’s annual […]

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Zoom Gloom: Seven Tips for Combating Virtual Meeting Fatigue

Back when everyone first started working from home because of COVID-19, the Internet proclaimed, “Now we’ll finally see which meetings could have been emails!” Months later, some telecommuters might now find the joke a lot less funny. As workers and managers have increasingly collaborated online instead of in-person, meetings may have actually become more frequent. […]

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