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Best Practices for Helping Remote Workers Maintain Work-Life Balance

While telecommuting was growing in popularity well before the pandemic, in recent months the number of remote workers has surged to unprecedented levels. Furthermore, a Gartner survey found 74% of CFOs plan on permanently shifting at least 5% of previously on-site employees to remote positions post-COVID 19, and several large …

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7 Strategies that Drive Agile HR

First, we had the Information Age. Then came the Digital Age. And now, we’re on the cusp of a new epoch: welcome the Agile Era. To start with — and to avoid offending all of the IT professionals out there — agile isn’t new. Its roots in the software development …

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7 Regrettable Human Resource Mistakes that a Surprising Number of Organizations are Making

In his classic hit My Way, the Chairman of the Board himself Frank Sinatra crooned: “Regrets, I’ve had a few, but then again, too few to mention.” However, a surprising number of organizations cannot make the same claim — not even during karaoke at a wedding — because they’re making …

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The right way to keep your office safe — or re-open your office safely — an HR expert explains best practices

With the recent disruption of operations, HR and Professional Employer Organizations (PEO) have had to adopt innovative measures to help their organizations adapt to the new normal. It has been the most challenging period for even the most experienced professionals in the field. The focus of HR professionals and PEOs …

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It is 2020 – has the “sick note” lost its relevancy? Alternatives for those sick of the sick note.

While the relevance of the sick note has been on the decline for years, recent events have reignited the debate over the worth and justification of sick notes. At the center of the debate is the semi-famous sick note posted on Reddit five years ago from an Alberta doctor that …

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Handling HR volatility with expert PEO and EOR — the new “go-to” HR options in the challenging 2020 COVID-19 crisis

Most companies’ main issues in the devasting COVID-19 crisis — aside from competing in shrinking economies — are likely employee productivity and safety. The combination of economic stress and human safety is unprecedented and volatile in terms of HR management. Not only do we have to deal with “normal” HR …

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Are you HR-ready for the second wave of COVID-19? Check with our ten-point checklist

To find out if you’re ready for the expected second wave of Covid-19 — which some health experts say is already a reality — below is our ten-point checklist to help you manage your human resources in this challenging scenario. The majority of HR Managers are not yet HR-ready for …

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Top 5 characteristics most important – as ranked by HR Managers

What characteristics do HR managers value the most in candidates? The answer is not that straightforward for entry-level HR candidates. HR is a hands-on profession and requires some experience to succeed. This makes it challenging for HR managers to pick the best candidate from a pool of largely inexperienced applicants. …

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Workplace Changes for 2020

With the recent disruptive and devastating events, will the workplace ever be the same? Daily life has already changed, along with the workplace. A great deal of change occurred in the early days, with drastic changes in the workplace to maintain a sense of normalcy. The well-prepared swiftly switched to …

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