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    Drew Gieseke

    Drew Gieseke is an aPHR®-certified marketing professional who writes about HR, compliance, and healthcare solutions.
    Updated: COBRA Subsidy Remaining Action Item for Employers
    By Drew Gieseke on August 17, 2021 | 9 min read time

      For employers, the COBRA subsidy was one of the most impactful provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). But the qualifying...

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    How HR Can Audit and Update an Existing PTO Policy—and Why it Matters
    By Drew Gieseke on August 11, 2021 | 5 min read time

    PTO policies require regular review for companies to remain competitive, compliant, and financially solvent. Whether completely reworking your...

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    Recruiting Metrics: What HR Needs to be Tracking
    By Drew Gieseke on August 6, 2021 | 4 min read time

    Organizations that are interested in updating and improving hiring practices need to definitively know if their efforts are successful. While...

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    How to Conduct a Face-to-Face Interview Best Practices
    By Drew Gieseke on August 5, 2021 | 5 min read time

    One of the final stages of the recruitment process is a face-to-face interview between a candidate and the hiring manager for a given role. While...

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    Template: PTO Communication to Remind Employees to Use Time Off Hours
    By Drew Gieseke on August 4, 2021 | 5 min read time

    How does your company handle end-of-year time off requests? Organizations that utilize a “use it or lose it” PTO approach may find HR overwhelmed...

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    How to Conduct a Phone Interview Step-by-Step Guide and Templates
    By Drew Gieseke on August 3, 2021 | 5 min read time

    Every effective hiring strategy includes hosting phone interviews with job candidates. Yet not every employer knows how to conduct the best phone...

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    New Biden Order Impacts Prescription Drugs, Health Insurance, and More
    By Drew Gieseke on August 2, 2021 | 4 min read time

    President Biden issued an Executive Order in early July 2021 to combat the lack of competition and promote economic growth in the U.S. While the...

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    Updated: Mandatory Vaccination and Other Employer Policies, with Email Template
    By Drew Gieseke on July 29, 2021 | 7 min read time

    In response to the evolving threat of the Delta variant of COVID-19, employers may want to consider a few different approaches in response. These...

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    New CDC Mask Guidelines Recommend Indoor Use for Vaccinated People
    By Drew Gieseke on July 27, 2021 | 5 min read time

    In a dramatic shift from previous guidance, the CDC announced July 27, 2021, that some vaccinated people should wear masks indoors to protect...

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    DOL: $15 Minimum Wage Rule Proposal for Federal Contractors
    By Drew Gieseke on July 23, 2021 | 3 min read time

    Following an executive order issued by the White House in April 2021, the Department of Labor (DOL) recently announced a proposed rule to raise...

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