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Summer in Kansas City: Outdoor Staycation and Daytrip Ideas

Whether you’re looking to squeeze in a few more outdoor activities before summer comes to a close, or you’ve canceled your summer travel plans due to COVID and are searching for some staycation ideas, our local Kansas City HR team has you...

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Unmasking the Annual Health Insurance Renewal Process

During the annual renewal process, employers may choose their group health insurance plans and employees may choose their coverage for the year ahead. 

Circumstances can change substantially over the course of a year for both employers and...

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Enduring the HR Impacts of COVID-19

Small and mid-sized business owners always face challenges, but 2020 has thrust forward a slew of extraordinary new and unexpected tests. In just a few short months, business leaders have had to coordinate and adapt to an entirely at-home...

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small business owners using an applicant tracking system (ATS)

Applicant Tracking Systems Aren't Just for Large Companies; Learn What They Can Do for SMBs

For Fortune 500 companies, using an applicant tracking system (ATS) is a must. As of November 2019, 99% of top U.S. corporations were using an ATS to streamline hiring efforts. An ATS makes sense for globally-reaching businesses like Starbucks,...

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Building an Effective Compensation Strategy in Uncertain Times

Even in the best of times, creating pay strategies for your small business can feel like throwing darts. And the American workplace has certainly not experienced the best of times since COVID-19 became a daily fact of life.

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Handle with Care: COVID-Related Layoffs and Surviving Employees

America has experienced unprecedented mass layoffs as the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe.

Over the past few months, business owners and managers have faced tough decisions about whether to lay off staff, which staff to let go and how to...

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Paycheck Protection Program Extended; Small Businesses Have Until August 8 to Apply

The window for small businesses to apply for a Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) loan through the SBA was originally set to close on Tuesday, June 30, 2020. However, at that time, approximately $135 billion in PPP funds were still remaining,...

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Applicant Tracking Systems: A Tool to Navigate Post-COVID-19 Hiring Challenges

Since March 2020, when the COVID-19 pandemic swept across the U.S., business leaders have needed to make difficult decisions to strike a balance between observing social distancing requirements, protecting employees and customers, and keeping...

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Diversity in the Workplace is a Bigger Deal in 2020

The deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and Breonna Taylor have been a catalyst for protests and real discussions of racial bias, and are shining a spotlight on all forms of institutionalized racism. The horrifying video of Floyd’s death...

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Back to Work: When Employees Refuse to Come Back

Defying what economists had predicted due to the coronavirus’ impact on business, unemployment suddenly fell in May with 2.5M jobs added as the economy began to reopen. Then in June, another 5.8M jobs were added, dropping the unemployment rate to...

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