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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Netchex Star Wars: The Rise of HR Technology

A long time ago in an office far, far away…  There is great unrest within the company. Veteran employees are unengaged and the new recruits are inferior. Paperwork has piled up and nothing is in compliance. Without help, the office will fall under the irredeemable influence of the dark side. But there is hope. In […]

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HR Technology Integration – Why It Matters and Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore It

Workplace integration is a trending topic throughout the business world, and HR technology is no different. It is more than just implementing new technology, but making sure everything is integrated. Today’s HR workforce is already looking towards the future and forcing companies to make integration a priority. An overwhelming majority of workers (87%) think integrating […]

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DOL Updates Federal Overtime Rules: Key Takeaways and HR Next Steps

Hard work apparently does pay off—as 1.3 million American workers will soon be newly eligible for overtime pay.  Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) announced it will publish a final overtime rule, which will update the earnings thresholds necessary to exempt employees from the Fair Labor Standard’s Act’s (FLSA) minimum wage and […]

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