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

    Apple Poised to Enter Health Insurance Market in 2024
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | October 20, 2022

    As an HR professional, you know how important healthcare is to your team. And the rising costs of health services and coverage don’t seem to be...

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    360-Degree Feedback: A Powerful Leadership Development Tool
    Picture of Alexis Merrill Alexis Merrill | October 19, 2022

    Growing a successful organization starts from the very top of the employee ladder and begins with the basics: internal feedback. Leadership teams’...

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    IRS Affordability Rule Changes for Families: What HR Should Know
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | October 19, 2022

    In addition to open enrollment and year-end housekeeping, Q4 often comes with the added stress of interpreting legislation that will take effect in...

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    Employee Benefits to Support Caregivers: What HR Should Know
    Picture of Alexis Merrill Alexis Merrill | October 18, 2022

    A family member falling ill can be taxing on an employee stepping in to provide caregiving duties. Whether they are providing help from a distance or...

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    Wage Freezes: Don’t Freeze Up When Breaking the News
    Picture of Alexis Merrill Alexis Merrill | October 14, 2022

    Wage freezes aren’t uncommon in most organizations; however, delivering the news isn’t fun for leadership and HR teams. If your organization is...

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    HR’s End-of-Year Checklist: How to Finish Q4 on the Right Foot
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | October 13, 2022

    With Q4 upon us, now is the time to ramp up preparation efforts for the end of the year. From employee benefits deadlines, to compliance and legal...

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    5 Steps to Productively Handle Workplace Conflict
    Picture of Alexis Merrill Alexis Merrill | October 12, 2022

    Workplace conflict is never fun, no matter what side of an argument you are on. However, conflict in the workplace is often inevitable—and can even...

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    How to Mobilize Power Skills to Future-Proof Your Organization
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | October 11, 2022

    As technology continues to accelerate and we settle into the new world of work post-COVID, organizations are asking big questions about what factors...

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    What to Consider Before Taking a Public Stance on Social Issues
    Picture of Alexis Merrill Alexis Merrill | October 10, 2022

    Over the last few years, there has been no shortage of polarizing headlines in the news, resulting in an uptick in political conversations and...

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    Q4 Employee Benefits Reminders: HR’s Last Chance to Beat the Rush
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | October 6, 2022

    Q4 is upon us, and it’s traditionally the busiest time of the year for HR professionals. With so many tasks on your list this quarter, it can be hard...

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