Employee Retention

6 Must-Do Employee Retention Moves to Survive the Q1 Quitting Season

January 8, 2019
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Welcome to 2019. If you are like the majority of US companies, you just closed out your fiscal year and are ready to start anew. December was likely busy with 2019 goal setting and year-end bonus calculations. While you might be ready to get a jump start, keep in mind that January, especially in a […]

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5 Reasons to Consider Fractional HR Talent

5 Reasons to Consider Fractional HR Talent

October 24, 2018
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You sit at your desk wishing you could turn back time. Three months ago, the HR Business Partner who works with your most profitable division shared the news that she was expecting her first child. After the hugs and congratulations, you immediately got to work on a detailed coverage plan by divvying up her work […]

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Broken Bone v. Broken Heart

Broken Bone vs. Broken Heart

June 20, 2018
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Broken Bone vs. Broken Heart As we continue to process the tragic loss of two incredible talents, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, I am concerned about how we deal with mental illness in our places of work.   According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 18.5% of adults in the U.S. experience mental illness in […]

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How can HR approach drug addiction

How Can HR Approach Opioid Addiction in the Workplace?

May 15, 2018
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How Can HR Approach Opioid Addiction in the Workplace? You just finished watching another concerning segment on the news about the severity of the opioid crisis in our country. Perhaps you feel the lingering sting of a personal loss. Maybe you take a sigh of relief that opioid devastation has not yet impacted your immediate […]

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Unconscious Bias

The Bitter Taste of Unconscious Bias

May 3, 2018
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The Bitter Taste of Unconscious Bias Starbucks. 8,000 stores closing on May 29th for racial bias training. Bloomberg estimates the cost to be approximately $16.5 million. There has been no shortage of opinions on this matter, but I personally commend the retailer for taking swift, public (and costly) action to address a difficult but critical […]

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Preparing Your Leaders for When “Life Happens”

Preparing Your Leaders for When “Life Happens”

April 10, 2018
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Preparing Your Leaders for When “Life Happens” When “life happens”, will your organization be ready? Just as you are about to hit “send” on the final plan for your new product launch, your phone lights up.  Your go-to project manager (your star) is calling in and you cannot wait to tell her it is a […]

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