Riia O'Donnell

Riia O’Donnell is a Human Resource professional with over 15 years of hands-on experience in every discipline of the field. A subject matter expert, she has written for the online HR market for over 8 years. Her first job, at age 15, was working the early morning shift at a local bakery on weekends.

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New HR Titles for 2021: The Rise of People Operations Leaders

A new title has gained popularity. Find out more about People Operations Leaders.

What Are Portable Benefits and How Do They Impact Independent Workers?

Providing portable benefits could be a way to attract and retain top talent and offer necessary coverage for the growing independent workforce.

How to Handle Workplace Conflicts When Returning to the Office (Free Conflict Resolution Form)

Workplace conflicts are unavoidable. Here’s how to deal with them quickly, effectively, and professionally.

Helping Employees Choose Benefits: What Is Hospital Indemnity Insurance?

Hospital indemnity insurance provides workers with cash to pay for hospital-related expenses.

What You Need to Know About Long-Term Disability Plans

Long-term disability insurance is an essential component of an overall healthcare package.

Doing More With Less: Dealing With Budget Cuts and Reduced Revenue

Learning to do more with less may be the key to survival for small businesses over the next few months.

2021 Business Tax Preparation

Tax season is almost here and COVID-19 has changed some of the rules for SMBs.

Could an Early Retirement Package Incentivize Employees to Retire?

Here’s what employers need to consider before creating an Early Retirement Incentive Program.

Doing More With Reduced Hours and Capacity

Learn how to get creative in running your business amidst slowdowns and restrictions.

6 Top Financial Benefits and Perks You Can Provide to Employees

Here’s how to choose benefits offerings at a price point that works for you and your staffers.