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    Topic: Holidays

    Company Holiday Events: Last-Minute Planning Cheat Sheet
    Picture of Sara Loomis Sara Loomis | November 22, 2022

    A quick Google search of holiday party planning tips will tell you everyone’s biggest piece of advice: start planning early. Organizing a companywide...

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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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    10 Tips to Motivate Your Employees After the Holidays
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | January 3, 2022

    As employees return after a holiday break, it can be difficult to get back into the swing of things. That said, HR has the potential to help...

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    Corporate Gifting Ideas This Hybrid Holiday Season
    Picture of Bretton Chatham Bretton Chatham | November 24, 2021

    With the holidays approaching and vaccinations on the rise, many organizations are attempting to return to business as usual—while COVID has caused...

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    How HR Can Make the Most of Your Company Holiday Party
    Picture of Bretton Chatham Bretton Chatham | November 23, 2021

    The company holiday party is one of the best opportunities of the year to build your company culture, and a healthy culture has a direct effect on ...

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    Thankful for Employees? Celebrate Them with an Office Holiday Party
    Picture of Bretton Chatham Bretton Chatham | November 22, 2021

    Q4 can be overwhelming, especially if you’re rolling out open enrollment while wrapping up a fiscal year. But the holiday season means much more than...

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    Are Employers Required to Give Time Off for Religious Holidays?
    Picture of Bretton Chatham Bretton Chatham | November 19, 2021

    Are organizations legally required to provide paid time off for religious holidays? In some cases, it may be a moot point since some popular...

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    Manage PTO Staffing Strains With These Tips
    Picture of Will Miranne Will Miranne | October 7, 2021

    According to BerniePortal’s First Class PTO report, many small and mid-sized employers experience staffing strain at the end of the year as many...

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    How to Set Expectations for Employees During the Holidays
    Picture of Lauren Brown Lauren Brown | November 11, 2020

    The holiday season is always synonymous with travel, anticipation, and a certain level of stress for employers and employees alike. This year will...

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    What Can HR Do About Holiday Travel During the Pandemic?
    Picture of Drew Gieseke Drew Gieseke | October 1, 2020

    The holiday season will likely look a little different for many families in 2020. Yet while the coronavirus pandemic is still impacting communities...

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