Category Archives: Blog Post

Top 10 Talent Acquisition Mistakes Companies Are Making in 2022

As Senior Director of Talent Acquisition Services for HR Works, Adrienne Schleigh speaks with candidates and clients on a daily basis. In many recent conversations with fellow Talent Acquisition professionals in varying industries, a common theme continues to surface: companies are expecting miracles from Talent Acquisition staff while simultaneously refusing to make changes that can […]

IRS Issues Updated Guidance on COBRA Emergency Relief & COBRA Premium Payments

COBRA subsidies under the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) ended on September 30, 2021, but participants may still be eligible for COBRA related “emergency relief” which includes extended timeframes for electing COBRA and making premium payments. Recall that on March 1, 2020, “emergency relief” was established as a result of the “National Emergency” to help plans, participants […]

Remote Work is Here to Stay…Is Your Business Prepared?

HR Works recently conducted a survey to collect information on what changes employers are making given the current legislative landscape related to leave policies and remote work arrangements during and beyond the pandemic. While our survey results suggested that the key business driver for the decision on remote work for most employers was compliance with […]

Are You Paying Your New York Employees Timely?

All New York (NY) employers should be mindful of Section 191 of the state’s Labor Law which determines how often employees must be paid. Over the years, we have encountered employers who have chosen a specific pay frequency that aligns with their business needs and not necessarily the law. Additionally, many employers who use the services of […]

Strategies to Re-engage Your Workforce After COVID-19

The pandemic has brought a significant amount of change to the workplace, resulting in employers needing to actively re-engage their workforce using effective change management strategies and crisis communication principles. Below we have outlined a few ways you can apply these strategies to address the impacts the past year has had on your organization and […]

COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently Asked Questions for Employers

Currently, three vaccines are authorized and recommended in the United States to prevent COVID-19. At this time, anyone 16 or older in New York State can get a first dose COVID-19 vaccine without an appointment at any state-run mass vaccination site. According to the CDC, the vaccines are safe, effective, reduce the risk of severe […]