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Atlanta-Based Flex HR, Inc. Partners with Newton Federal Bank and Affinity Bank in Merger

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Atlanta-Based Flex HR, Inc. Partners with Newton Federal Bank and Affinity Bank in Merger

Mergers Acqusitions Flex HR Affinity Bank AtlantaFlex HR carried out another successful Merger and Acquisition by completing ABB Financial Group, Inc. (ABB), parent company of Affinity Bank, merging with Covington, GA-based Newton Federal Bank. Their specialized HR team of M&A experts has been working in the background since the preliminary announcement of the merger in August to warrant a seamless transition. HR professionals play a fundamental role to both sides of the merger & acquisition by facilitating and integrating the process to strategically plan for any legal issues that may arise, and then implement the growth strategy of the new endeavor.

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From Miami to Atlanta, for Human Resources, the Big Game Hits On Super Monday

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From Miami to Atlanta, for Human Resources, the Big Game Hits on Super Monday

Hungover worker after football sunday partyAre you among one of the estimated 17.5 million employees missing work on Monday after the Super Bowl? According to a survey by the Workforce Institute at Kronos Inc., it’s the largest amount ever since the institute began tracking in 2005. Often referred to as the “Super Bowl Fever,” in 2017 there was actually a time when the public started a petition contending the day after the Super Bowl to become a National holiday. As a matter of fact, most businesses do operate as usual, and those that choose to take Monday off will need to use a day from their Paid Time Off (PTO) accumulation. Regardless, workers should refer to their Employee Handbook.

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New Year’s Resolutions for Human Resources Executives in the Greater Atlanta Area

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New Year’s Resolutions for Human Resources Executives in the Greater Atlanta Area

2020 New Years Resolutions for HR Executives in AtlantaHello 2020! The New Year in the workplace is a great way to change your attitude and have a fresh new outlook on the upcoming year. As we enter the next decade it’s the perfect time to hit refresh and focus on those to-do items that keep getting pushed off to the side – whether its implementing better office policies, changing company benefits or adapting new HR tools.

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HR Advice and Holiday Office Party Social Etiquette

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HR Advice and Holiday Office Party Social Etiquette

HR Advice Holiday Office PartyIt’s the most wonderful time of the year – however, there are some things that you and your employees need to be mindful of during these cheerful times. The holidays bring about a more relaxed atmosphere around the office, which is often a tricky boundary for Human Resources to navigate through. The most challenging holly jolly event is the holiday office party.

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The Impact of Open Enrollment 2020 on Georgia Companies in Metro Atlanta. Why You Should Use an HR Consulting Firm Now.

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The Impact of Open Enrollment 2020 on Georgia Companies in Metro Atlanta. Why You Should Use an HR Consulting Firm Now.

Open enrollment in Atlanta Georgia 2020Open Enrollment season is just around the corner for Georgia and Metro Atlanta businesses of all sizes. The time to start exploring benefit plans that fit your employee’s needs is now. Nowadays companies are offering their workers more robust benefit options such as health, dental, vision life, and even pet insurance. These comprehensive benefits packages are tailored to their employee’s needs to keep the current workforce happy, as well as to attract and retain new talent.

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Human Resources Bootcamp – HR Trends and Workplace Best Practices – Hosted by Flex HR – Atlanta, GA

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Human Resources Bootcamp – HR Trends and Workplace Best Practices – Hosted by Flex HR – Atlanta, GA

Atlanta HR Human Resources Consulting with veterinary businessFlex HR’s Atlanta based CEO, Jim Cichanski, along with Senior VP Dr. John Cascone are excited about conducting the fourth annual Human Resources Bootcamp convention for business owners and Practice Managers. This particular event is explicitly for Veterinary Practices for all over the country. This event will be conducted in Atlanta Buckhead Grand Hyatt.

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Top 5 Most Demanding HR Functions

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The Top 5 Most Demanding HR Functions

The Top 5 Most Demanding HR Functions Illustration GraphicHR is Simple, Right?
Unfortunately, no. The capacity of today’s Human Resources department is anything but simple. Over the last fifty years, the body of knowledge that is Human Resources has exploded – technical content has proliferated and best practices have evolved as the workplace and employees have progressed. Today’s workforce is often global in scope and contains contingent and international workers, but even if your company is a local small business, HR is very different today than when America first landed on the moon.

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Preventing and Dealing with Violence in the Workplace

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Preventing and Dealing with Violence in the Workplace

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According to Statistics, 1 out of 7 people don’t feel safe at work

The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) has recently reported that 1 out of 7 people don’t feel safe at work. This isn’t surprising given the increasing number of violent work incidents over the past couple of years. Unfortunately just last month, locally here in the Atlanta area 2 employees were detained during an active shooter scare, to which the Alpharetta business was evacuated for further police investigations.

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5 Ways Essential Elements of HR Affect Employee Retention and Job Satisfaction

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5 ways essential elements of HR affect employee retention and job satisfaction

Hire, train, reward, retain employee job satisfaction and employee retention servicesEmployee retention and job satisfaction begins with the organization’s employee acquisition and assimilation process, whether done internally or through hr outsourcing. Hiring the right qualified employees for open positions is an essential first step towards employee retention and job satisfaction. However, once new employees are effectively on-boarded, the factors impacting whether they stay and how content and committed they are become largely about the company culture and internal work environment.

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