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Emerging HR trends, compliance updates, recruitment and retention—everything you need to keep your organization running smoothly.

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    Lauren Brown

    Lauren is an aPHR®-certified member of the Marketing team at Bernard Health. She writes about healthcare insights, employment law, and HR solutions.
    With New Mask-Wearing Guidance from the CDC, What Should Employers Consider?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | May 17, 2021

    The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) announced on May 13, 2021, that fully vaccinated individuals don't need to wear their masks indoors or outdoors...

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    How to Recruit Passive Job Candidates
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | May 14, 2021

    A lot of recruitment strategies are focused on engaging with individuals who are eagerly searching for a new job. However, sometimes the right...

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    Is Your HRIS Working for Your Organization?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | May 12, 2021

    Whether you’ve had the same HR software for years or are considering the switch from paper to a fully digital human resources information system...

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    Best Practices for a Social Media Policy in the Workplace
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | May 11, 2021

    Social media policies in the workplace can be intimidating and many HR teams may not know where to start. According to market and consumer data firm...

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    What Childcare Issues Do Employees Face and How Can Employers Help?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | May 11, 2021

    The coronavirus pandemic uprooted working families’ routines, with parents working from home, schools moving to remote learning, and daycare...

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    What is Flexible Staffing and How Does it Help Organizations?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | May 10, 2021

    Gone are the days where every employee at an organization works full time on the same schedule and number of hours. Flexible staffing has grown in...

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    How Can Employers Engage and Recruit New Graduates?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | May 7, 2021

    With graduation season in full swing, a whole new class of college graduates are entering the workforce. Recent grads are an important part of the...

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    5 Books That Every HR Professional Should Read
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | May 6, 2021

    Staying on top of your HR skills and knowledge isn’t always easy when there’s a lot on your to-do list. However, taking the time to read books from...

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    What is the Paycheck Fairness Act?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | May 5, 2021

    The Paycheck Fairness Act, which includes legislation that hopes to eliminate pay discrimination on the basis of gender, was passed in the House of...

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    Do Organizations Need to Pay Employees During Onboarding?
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | May 4, 2021

    When done right, employee onboarding is one of the most important and impactful first steps in an employee’s new position. While onboarding processes...

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