28 March 2023
Are your employees passionate about a cause or do they want to volunteer at their kids’ reading day for an hour? Then it’s time you look at offering VTO – Volunteer Time Off. It is proven to improve employee engagement and productivity. It is also great for your brand.
14 March 2023
So, your nonprofit employee also wants to volunteer at your nonprofit? It can be done, but employers must make sure they don’t violate the law.
28 February 2023
Adulting is not always fun. Instead of dealing with zoom meetings, deadlines, and endless emails, recess and taking naps seems like a far better deal.
14 February 2023
Organizations faced hard decisions in Q4, and the downsizing continues into 2023. The question now is who the lucky ones really are. The employees who are left or the ones that got the ax?
31 January 2023
The layoff tidal wave is growing. The downsizing of Q4 continues into the new year as companies slash staff. This is the last thing employers and employees want to see happen. It means financial uncertainty for all parties involved. The reality is that sometimes these measures must be taken. Let’s define the differences, the pros, and cons.
17 January 2023
Updating your employee handbook is a critical annual initiative for an HR department. It ensures compliance with industry standards and federal and state laws.
3 January 2023
DEI initiatives have stalled for a second year according to the McLean & Company HR Trends 2023 survey results. In our work helping companies develop roadmaps for DEI, a handful of key areas lacking:
13 December 2022
With February 20, 2023, nearing and uncertainty of the appeal, consider preparing now for the Michigan Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Law by taking the following three steps:
29 November 2022
Presenteeism is when employees come into work even when they have a justifiable reason to be absent, such as a physical or mental illness. Absenteeism occurs when employees don't show up for work. Presenteeism is largely an issue of workplace culture. Take the right steps to combat presenteeism at your organization.
16 November 2022
November is the best month to plan and prepare for the new year. December is consumed by holidays, parties, and things winding down. January tends to find people hibernating, lower energy, and not picking up the pace until the month is almost over. November is the best time to set clear goals for hitting the ground running in 2023.
1 November 2022
Many organizations have had to adjust their return to office plans due to employees revolting. Rather than compete with the home office, try embracing it by creating an office that builds off of what your employees love about working from home.
18 October 2022
Businesses, both large and small, are increasingly reliant on the internet for daily operations, creating attractive and potentially lucrative targets for cyber criminals. As a new era of work from anywhere is ushered in, traditional in-office firewalls don’t work. A cyber attack can cripple any size company.
4 October 2022
Having employee resource groups (ERGs) in your workplace can benefit both the well-being of your individual employees and your business as a whole. Some of the key benefits include:
20 September 2022
Creating an inclusive and engaging company culture requires strategic planning. No matter the size or your company this can be difficult to achieve. Add in a hybrid or fully remote workforce and the challenge just became bigger.
6 September 2022
To prepare for open enrollment, group health plan sponsors should be aware of the legal changes affecting the design and administration of their plans for plan years beginning on or after Jan. 1, 2023. Employers should review their plan documents to confirm that they include these required changes.