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  With social isolating in full effect as a way to flatten the curve, people are discovering ways to still take care of what needs to be done. From working remotely and online grocery orders to teleconferencing with family and friends, virtual experiences are proving to not only be easy and accommodating but essential. This […]

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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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Coronavirus and Beyond: Combating Remote Work Security Risks

In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses have made adjustments for employees to work from home. If your organization didn’t already have a business continuity plan for this type of scenario, then it’s an area where management has needed to improvise. One area of focus that cannot be overlooked while developing this plan […]

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Coronavirus and Beyond: Keep Employees Calm, Informed, & Productive with an HR Response Plan

The coronavirus (COVID-19) is all anyone can talk about lately, and rightfully so. With an unprecedented global event such as this, there is a tremendous level of uncertainty surrounding work, healthcare, families, and life in general. Employers and employees alike are concerned and looking for guidance—and they are turning to Human Resources for answers and […]

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The Changing Landscape: Preparing Your Company

The last few years have seen a significant shift in privacy—and the next few years are guaranteed to see more efforts on that front. The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) kicked things off in May 2018 with a global reach to protect EU citizens’ data. The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is set to […]

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The Three Ways HR Makes Employment More Profitable

June 2019 Written by the HR Pros HR covers a lot of territory—much of it cluttered with paperwork—but it really does have a precise business purpose. The point of HR is to make employment more profitable. HR does this in three fundamental ways. First, HR protects the organization against employment-related lawsuits and fines. Second, it […]

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Helpful Conflict Resolution Strategies

May 30, 2019 Written by the HR Pros The recipe for workplace conflict is decidedly simple: bring two or more people together and assign them a task. Unless the stars have aligned in your favor, there’s going to be some cause for disagreement between them, and if conflict ensues, their ability to cooperate will suffer. […]

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Risk Reduction Through Progressive Discipline

May 17, 2019 Written by the HR Pros Because behavioral problems and poor performance can be detrimental to the bottom line, many employers want to be rid of problematic employees ASAP. Small businesses in particular may not feel that they have the time or money to work on correcting bad behavior or improving poor performance. […]

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How to Make Meetings with Remote Employees Effective

April 3, 2019 Written by the HR Pros Even with video conferencing and messaging apps, fully involving remote employees in team and company meetings remains a challenge. There may be no replacing the experience of being physically in the room, but you can take steps to make these meetings more productive and inclusive. The most […]

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