Tag Archives: HR Management & Consulting

Focus on Culture & Engagement to Give Your Company a Competitive Edge

Building a successful business all boils down to keeping your customers happy. This is your primary mission – and it starts within your organization, with the people who work for you each day – whether they’re back in the office or working remotely. Your employees are your most valuable customers and their engagement – or […]

Boosting Morale: Never More Important than in Summer 2020

It can often be challenging to keep employees engaged during the summer when people are chomping at the bit to get outside, take a breather, or enjoy longer days with family and friends. But this year?! The season takes the phrase, “I really need a break” to entirely new levels. Throughout the U.S. and around […]

The Benefits of Having an HR Strategic Partner

You know what strategy means. You see the value of having the right business partner. And, you know how vital talent management is to the long-term vision of your company. So, how do you tie all these priorities together to help achieve desired outcomes and results, now and for the future? For a growing number […]

Tips to Help Your Employees Feel Safe Returning Work

As we look to regain some form of normalcy in the aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses are preparing to open their doors and bring their employees back to work. Many states are taking a phased approach to reopening following mandates defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and each employer’s […]

5 Tips to Become an Effective Leader for Your Team

“If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader.” So said John Quincy Adams, the sixth president of the United States, also known as the vision behind the Smithsonian Institute.  John Peter Zenger, the journalist whose acquittal in a 1735 libel suit led to the […]

The Lasting Impacts of COVID-19 on the Workplace

 With millions of Americans required to self-quarantine or shelter at home, thousands of companies of all sizes and industries have been affected. From travel restrictions and remote work, to furloughs and layoffs, life has changed drastically and rapidly.  Even after this crisis ends, it’s likely that social distancing will have a lasting impact – and […]

Preparing Your Workplace to Reopen Following the COVID-19 Pandemic

It’s hard to believe almost two months have lapsed since non-essential businesses in New York (NY) were forced to close or shift to 100% remote work. While President Trump has unveiled Guidelines for Opening Up America Again, a three-phased approach based on the advice of public health experts, each state will ultimately be responsible for […]

Managing a Remote Workforce During The COVID-19 Crisis

A record number of employers have found themselves quickly forced to managing a remote workforce, in many cases with 100% of employees working from home due to government mandates. For some organizations, work-from-home is a regular part of the way they do business and the company may already have established policies and practices. For many, […]

COVID-19 Key Updates for Employers

Below are key updates for employers to be aware of. We will continue to update as new information becomes available. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will allow employers flexibility with respect to reviewing employee’s identity and employment authorization documents in the employee’s physical presence for employers implementing remote work practices due to the Coronavirus […]

Families First Coronavirus Response Act – Signed by President on March 18, 2020 (Effective April 1, 2020)

On March 14, 2020 the United States House of Representatives passed sweeping legislation known as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act to address the COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak. The proposed legislation would, among other things, provide for an expansion of the federal Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), as well as include provisions for employer-mandated paid […]