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Developing a Meaningful Employee Wellness Program

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Developing a Meaningful Employee Wellness Program

Creating healthy workplaces has become increasingly important over the past decade, but even more so since the Covid pandemic. Employers and employees alike value staying healthy, and they expect to maintain their health, physical and mental, especially when going into the office.  Yet employee health and well-being takes many shapes, and employers should consider what a healthy workplace means to their organization. The development of an employee wellness program, a program that promotes specific activities to target the many aspects of employee well-being, can be a great way to engage employees in wellness, while making a meaningful impact on your business.

Human Resources Employee Wellness Program

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Working Across Generations: How Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X, and Baby Boomers Can Collaborate in the Workplace

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Working Across Generations: How Gen Z, Millennials, Gen X, and Baby Boomers Can Collaborate in the Workplace

The modern workforce has become a diverse mix of generations, each with its own unique perspectives and work styles. There are many benefits to having a multigenerational team, however, this can also lead to conflicts and misunderstandings. But if they respect and understand each other’s differences, people from different generations can work together and do well at work.

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5 ways to Effectively Encourage (and Manage!) Time Off This Summer

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5 ways to Effectively Encourage (and Manage!) Time Off This Summer

For many business leaders in the northern hemisphere, it’s summertime, and the living actually is a little bit easier. Customers and vendors are taking time off, and the daily grind tends to slow down a bit. It’s a good opportunity for leaders and employees alike to use some of their coveted time off and rejuvenate ahead of busier months.

Yet in today’s working world, where some employees are hybrid and some fully remote, taking time off has become trickier. Many leaders are managing distributed workforces and having those in person conversations about time off are harder to come by. Some workforces have unlimited PTO policies, which can lead to employees actually taking less time off than intended. It’s more important than ever for leaders to not only encourage taking time off, but to model this behavior, especially during the summer months where time off creates less of a burden on the business.

Manage Time off this summer for employees

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Ultimate Guide to Knowledge Management for Human Resources

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Ultimate Guide to Knowledge Management for Human Resources

Today’s business world is driven by knowledge, which is the lifeline to many organizations. Research by Deloitte found that, while 75% of organizations agreed that creating and preserving knowledge across their evolving workforces was important for their success over the next 12 months, less than 10% felt their current knowledge management system was up to the job.

How to get the most out of HR management Guide

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Our Pain-Free Guide to Nonprofit Payroll Taxes

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Our Pain-Free Guide to Nonprofit Payroll Taxes

If you’re a business owner, you likely dread having to learn all the ins and outs of payroll taxes. It also likely costs you. However, if you have a nonprofit, the good news is that you could qualify for an exemption.

 

Even if you’ve run a business before, a nonprofit has different rules you need to know and play by. You can use this to your advantage, as is the case when it comes to Payroll taxes.

 

Payroll taxes are funds withheld either from the employee or the employer based on wages and paid to the state or federal government. One type of payroll tax is unemployment insurance, which is paid to the state by the Employer as a set percentage rate up to a certain amount of wages per employee, per calendar year.

Payroll Taxes for Non-Profits

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Employee Experience Strategies to Improve Talent Retention and Create a Better Workplace

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Employee Experience Strategies to Improve Talent Retention and Create a Better Workplace

Employees are constantly under pressure in the workplace trying to keep up with the pace of the market, deliver high standards and be proactively two steps ahead. Over time workers break down, becoming less productive, less engaged and all together stop enjoying all aspects of their job.  Thus, employee burnout becomes real as they work through the motions due to a dissatisfying employee experience (EX).

 

The Pandemic has shifted the way we all work, and one outcome has been a shift in the importance and focus of the employee experience. Companies and their HR team need to strategize for the “human experience” and craft EX tactics to recognize the pressure of modern work while championing the desired work-life balance, wellness, and work satisfaction.

Employee Motivation & Retention HR Human Resources

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How HR Can Manage Employee Expectations When a Merger or Acquisition is Announced

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How HR Can Manage Employee Expectations When a Merger or Acquisition is Announced

Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) happen on occasion and the transition period is crucial. HR subject matter experts in M&As are brought in to carefully facilitate the integration and transaction process.

 

Employee angst as to the future of their role, or lack thereof, with their current employer becomes top of mind for staff.

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Unleashing the Power of Fractional HR: Leveraging Expertise, Cost-Effectiveness, and Flexibility

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Unleashing the Power of Fractional HR: Leveraging Expertise, Cost-Effectiveness, and Flexibility

A business’s landscape is always changing. Therefore, an effective human resources (HR) department is crucial to the success of any organization. However, not every business can afford or even needs a full-time HR executive. This is where Fractional HR comes in. Jennifer Morehead, the CEO of Flex HR, a leading HR outsourcing company, tells USA Wire, “Fractional HR is not just about saving costs. It’s a strategic approach that offers flexibility and professional expertise to empower businesses.”

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Navigating New State Employment Laws in 2024

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Navigating New State Employment Laws in 2024

As we settle into 2024, companies across the United States face a wave of new state employment laws. These changes, spanning from minimum wage adjustments to increased worker protections, carry significant implications for employers across the country. In this article, we’ll delve into some of the major changes and their potential impact on operations.

State Employment Laws 2024

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