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

    7 Mistakes Interviewers Make
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | March 20, 2024

    The first impression an employer makes is just as important (if not more important) than a job candidate's first impression. Candidates can usually...

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    Acceptable Documents and Receipts for Form I-9
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | March 19, 2024

    The Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, regulated by the Department of Homeland Security, aims to control illegal immigration. The act makes...

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    4 Things HR Is NOT (AKA, Employee Questions You Shouldn't Answer)
    Picture of Aidan Farrish Aidan Farrish | March 18, 2024

    In your HR role, people probably ask you for help or advice about things that are, frankly, not in your job description—and they shouldn’t be.

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    5 Influential Women In the HR Sphere
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | March 15, 2024

    Every year, the month of March is dedicated to honoring women’s tremendous contributions to American history and contemporary society. In New York...

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    HSAs & 401(k)s: Benefits, Differences, and Leveraging These Accounts
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | March 13, 2024

    Younger generations are becoming more aware of the benefits of long-term savings. According to a study conducted by Fortune, Gen Z are 32% more...

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    Do Employees Want Weight Loss Drugs as a Benefit?
    Picture of Aidan Farrish Aidan Farrish | March 11, 2024

    If you haven’t heard about Ozempic or Zepbound yet, it’s bound to hit your radar soon!

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    Common FMLA Mistakes Employers Make
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | March 8, 2024

    Candice Gardner, a local government employee in Alabama was not reinstated after her FMLA leave had come to an end. Her employer simply refused and...

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    Gen Z Workers Fear AI Will Replace Them
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | March 6, 2024

    Long before the prominence of Artificial Intelligence (AI), John Maynard Keynes defined technological unemployment as “unemployment due to our...

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    HIPAA vs. FERPA: What's the Difference?
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | March 6, 2024

    HIPAA and FERPA often get confused because they are both national laws that protect private information. The main difference between them is that...

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    Understanding CapEx vs. OpEx
    Picture of Germeen Tanas Germeen Tanas | March 5, 2024

    As an HR Party of One at a small business, you may be responsible for managing your organization’s finances, at least until you hire a finance or...

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