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Working remotely

January 29, 2018

How to Manage an Increasingly Remote Workforce

With developing technology, and a new emphasis on work-life balance, more workers than ever have joined the remote workforce. Gallup reports that the remote work trend continues to grow for companies across the US. In fact, while 39% of employees worked remotely in 2012, that number had risen to 43% by 2016. And this isn’t […]

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January 25, 2018

The Costly Effects of Stress in the Workplace

We’re examining every aspect of productivity in the workplace. One of the largest issues that affects all employees in the workforce, regardless of their position or company, is self-care– both physical and mental. On a large scale, the World Health Organization says stress costs businesses $300 billion every year. It’s tempting to show dedication to […]

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January 23, 2018

How to Align HR & Business Goals in 5 Steps

What’s the most critical skill of an HR leader? Thorough knowledge of employee health benefits software? Strong culture ambassador? Superior conflict resolution skills? According to recent research, it’s the ability to connect HR initiatives to the strategic initiatives of the business. But how do you do align business goals with HR goals? We’ve outlined a […]

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January 22, 2018

5 Reasons to Embrace AI

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a phrase that pops up with increasing frequency in the media and with good reason; this new wave of technological advances is already impacting many aspects of our homes and workplaces, including human resources departments. In fact, recent reports and expert opinions suggest that AI could become mainstream in the HR […]

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recruiting-millennials

January 18, 2018

An Over 30’s Guide to Recruiting Millennials

There’s a new, young generation infiltrating the workforce, and they’re changing the way top companies are recruiting. Though Millennials have a pervasive reputation of entitlement, they now comprise one-third of the US workforce, and that’s proving to be a good thing. Their ideas of a positive work environment go way beyond pescatarian lunch options and […]

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January 18, 2018

Maryland’s Paid Sick Leave Law: What Employers Need to Know

As of February 12, 2018, Maryland employers with 15 or more employees must begin offering paid sick and safe leave to their employees. Read on to find out how you can comply with Maryland’s paid sick leave law. Background: On January 12, 2018, the Maryland General Assembly overrode Gov. Larry Hogan’s veto to pass the […]

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