Category Archives: Blog Post

Family Friendly, Family Leave, & COVID-19… Where Do We Flex?

A Note from Gerry Pierce, CEO of HR Works Research makes it abundantly clear that a company that desires to have a highly engaged workforce will foster an environment that allows for its employees to achieve a strong balance between work and family. Along these lines, most of the survey results I have reviewed over […]

Remote Learning Likely to Continue into 2021 – What to Consider Now for Employees with Children

The federal Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) is scheduled to expire on December 31, 2020. And, with no word at this time as to whether the provisions will be extended, this means that employees may lose job protected paid leave. The loss of leave for certain COVID-19 related situations including leave to care for […]

Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping for Federal Contractors

On September 22, 2020, President Trump signed an order entitled Executive Order on Combating Race and Sex Stereotyping (EO), which includes requirements for government contractors when providing diversity and inclusion training. The order applies to contracts entered on or after November 21, 2020. Under the EO, covered government contracts and subcontracts must include provisions that […]

Thankful, Even During a Pandemic

2020 has been a challenging year, to say the least! We all have been required to pivot both personally and professionally. There have been some difficulties including low moods, disappointments and heartache for those we know who have been deeply affected by COVID-19. In challenging times, how we decide to relate to these difficulties is […]

How a Learning Management System Can Have a Positive Impact on Employee Training and Growth

When it comes to providing the most effective training solutions for your employees and your business, you’ll find yourself at a disadvantage unless you’ve at least considered a learning management system (LMS). Especially in today’s new normal, with the number of remote workers growing by leaps and bounds, the advantages of an LMS are numerous […]

4 Benefits of Online Learning

The benefits of online learning have been known to professionals around the world for some time – but the popularity of eLearning has risen to a new level since the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Just because your employees aren’t on site doesn’t mean training should be moved to the back burner on your list […]

Engage and Retain Top Talent with Stay Interviews

You’ve probably heard the business adage, “People don’t leave their companies. They leave their managers.” In his book It’s Your Ship, U.S. Navy Captain Michael D. Abrashoff notes that the underlying factors behind 80 percent of his sailors leaving as soon as their assignments were up supported this premise. How can you stop your company […]

Are Your Handbooks Up To Date?

An employee handbook is an important tool to effectively communicate information regarding your organization’s policies, practices and employee benefits. A well-written handbook provides expectations for your employees and describes what they can expect from your organization. While the policies outlined in your handbook will reflect your organization’s own unique culture, it is important to consider […]