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An HR Guide to Planning a Company Picnic 

Hosting a company picnic is a great way to encourage team-building, comradery, and overall company spirit. A relaxed day dedicated to fun and games together can encourage cross-collaboration between departments—especially for larger companies where employees may not interact with everyone regularly. Through fun, team-building events like picnics, you can show your employees that you’re invested […]

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5 Tips to Support Employee Mental Health in the Workplace

5 Tips to Support Employee Mental Health in the Workplace: Implement a wellness program and mental health benefits  Promote continual learning and development  Provide sufficient PTO, leave, flexible schedules, and remote/hybrid work  Offer an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)  Promote a healthy, balanced approach to performance metrics  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), employee mental […]

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Why CFOs Must Partner with HR and Utilize HR Technology

In today’s business world, the role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) is no longer limited to only the financial aspects of a business. The role has evolved into a hybrid jack-of-trades with influence stretching across several departments. A CFO is largely responsible for the growth and transformation of a business through: Allocating budget and resources  […]

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How Can HR Help Support and Retain Working Mothers?

Gender inequality isn’t a new problem in the workforce, but the pandemic made many issues more visible. When schools closed, significantly more women than men stepped away from work to focus on childcare and homeschooling. At the height of the early pandemic (September 2020), around 600,000 more women left their jobs than men (source: NPR) […]

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Top Ten Tips for Improving HR Communication

Communication is one of the most important pieces of the puzzle when it comes to engaging with employees and improving the culture at your company. Most of the guidelines for HR communication are common sense, but your methods may need to be efficiently adapted to your business. The impact of effective communication You can’t overstate […]

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Updating Employee Handbooks: Why, When, and How

A successful business is constantly moving forward, but an outdated employee handbook will leave you flat footed when responding to problems. From labor laws to social media platforms, your handbook needs to address emerging issues in today’s workforce. Few professional documents have the flexibility to fulfill vital compliance obligations while simultaneously setting aspirational goals. Beyond […]

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Tips for Managing the Employee Lifecycle Across Multiple Locations

Employee lifecycles need to be managed appropriately—from recruiting to offboarding. Unfortunately, like many things, people management becomes more challenging when employees are distributed across more than one location. Read more: Common HR Compliance Concerns for Multi-Location Businesses Whether your workforce includes several factories or satellite offices, you need consistent but flexible policies to achieve the […]

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20 Essential HR Policies Every Company Must Cover

The HR compliance landscape is continually evolving. Businesses have no choice but to keep up or become subject to fines and other penalties. Company leaders aren’t always aware of (much less fully understand) their company’s compliance needs. Make sure your business is fully covered with these essential HR policies. Include these 20 must-haves in your […]

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