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Employee Leave: The FMLA and FFCRA

With all the chaos and changes wrought by the coronavirus pandemic, it’s understandable if employers and employees alike have some questions about leave of absence and time away from work. The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and Families First...

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Hygiene in the Workplace: How to Tell an Employee They Smell

We’ve all been there, most of us on both ends. There’s a pungent smell, a missed patch of stubble or a hole in some clothing. It can be an awkward situation to deal with even among the best of friends, so when hygiene issues come up at work, they...

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How to Connect with Others and Build Rapport While Wearing a Mask

Face masks have become an important part of day-to-day life due to COVID-19. While masks keep their wearers and people around them safer from transmission of the virus, they can also muffle words and hide facial expressions by covering the lower...

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5 Ways to Keep Slips, Trips and Falls from Tripping Up Your Workplace

5 Ways to Keep Slips, Trips and Falls from Tripping Up Your Workplace

Since early 2020, COVID-19 has drawn a bead on health, including in the nation’s businesses. Healthy workplaces have always mattered, though. One of the most important ways to create a safe environment for employees and guests is to prevent slips...

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Why Employers Should Support Time Away From Work

Time away from work is important in the best of times, but during a worldwide pandemic, experts say it’s even more so. California psychiatrist Dr. Jennifer Love likens the mental health consequences of COVID to a tsunami. The Centers for Disease...

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Five Ways Employers Become Their Own Worst Enemies

Five Ways Employers Become Their Own Worst Enemies

Sometimes companies are adversely impacted by circumstances beyond their control. Exhibit A: The 2020 pandemic. 

Other times, however, employers are the only ones to blame when employee relations go south. Here are five common ways companies do...

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Bad Managers: How to Spot Them in Your Organization

Bad Managers: How to Spot Them in Your Organization

If you’ve ever worked for a lousy manager, or worked with a colleague who was a lousy manager, you don’t need the research to know what kind of impact it causes. Employees with lousy managers get physical ailments at work like headaches and upset...

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Paying Employees for Community Service and Volunteer Time

Paying Employees for Community Service and Volunteer Time

Corporate charity is a huge resource to the community that runs into the billions, according to Giving USA's 2017 annual report - and it is on the rise. According to NPTrust's Charitable Giving Statistics, corporate giving in 2019 increased to...

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Employee Benefits Can Help Your Company Survive the Pandemic

Employee Benefits Can Help Your Company Survive the Pandemic

The pandemic has shifted small business owners’ focus to operational excellence and finding ways to adapt to changing conditions. MetLife’s 2020 U.S. Employee Benefit Trends Study shows eight out of 10 small company owners are concerned about...

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The Pandemic's Impact on Company Culture

The Pandemic's Impact on Company Culture

Having to pivot from your regular daily life, to a life filled with restrictions and uncertainties of an ongoing pandemic has been challenging for everyone - both at home and work. It has changed our everyday interactions, and for many, our...

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