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All posts by Jennifer Orechwa

HR Policies and Procedures

How Do I Ensure My HR Policies and Procedures Don’t (Unintentionally) Break Any Laws?

Human Resources (HR) policies and procedures are the heart of an organization’s equitable treatment of employees and the basic starting point for employee engagement. They must be legal, fair, thorough and unbiased. It’s an enormous challenge to meet these requirements in a business world where each generation has different expectations. In addition, government laws and regulations regularly change.

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What Type of Employee Engagement Surveys Are Most Effective Today?

You may wonder which type of employee engagement survey may be most effective in today’s climate. It’s a relatively simple question, but it doesn’t have the most straightforward answer. It’s not exactly easy to measure employee engagement, and it will depend on several factors, including your unique organization, the size of your company, and others. “Employee engagement” tends to be a buzzword among most HR professionals, and for a good reason.

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Create Harassment Training in 10 Steps

It can be a daunting task to create harassment training for your workplace. Additionally, updating your company’s harassment program to comply with current laws can be a challenge, especially if you operate in multiple states. The ten steps to develop and implement, and even improve, a harassment prevention training program is below.

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7 signs of authenticity in business

7 Signs of Authenticity in Business

What does authenticity in business look like? It’s a lot more than conducting regular staff meetings or creating open floor plans. Authenticity is part of a company’s core set of values. It involves openness at every level of the business.

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how much are companies spending on new hires?

How Much Are Companies Spending on New Hires?

Onboarding sets the stage for your company’s relationship with a new employee. But, exactly how much are companies spending on new hires? According to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Benchmarking Report, the average cost of hiring a new employee is $4,129.

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what does an authentic employer look like

What Does an Authentic Employer Really Look Like in 2020?

Research shows that workplace authenticity — in other words, companies who are authentic in their values —makes an employer more attractive to employees. But how exactly does a company come across as authentic? What does an authentic employer actually look like in 2020, and beyond?

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10 HR podcasts you should listen to right now

10 HR Podcasts You Should Listen To Right Now

We’ve decided to compile a list of the top ten HR podcasts you should listen to right now, so you don’t have to spend the time researching them. These podcasts are in no particular order but filled with everything you need to help you with leadership, business strategy, and a variety of other HR and business topics.

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COVID-19 communication with employees

COVID-19 Communication with Employees + Five Essential Employee Emails to Send Now

Unfortunately, no one has the handbook for communicating with employees during the COVID-19 Pandemic, but what follows is a suggested approach, as well as some sample texts that can help you convey the right message at the right time.

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engagement strategies that drive results

5 Engagement Strategies that Drive Results

Engagement rests on open communication, transparency, and acting on feedback. Here are some engagement strategies that will help you develop the foundation for lasting employee engagement.

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what does authenticity mean in business

What Does Authenticity Mean in Business?

There have been plenty of studies to show the positive psychological impact of authenticity as a business. Yet, what does it all mean? What are the benefits of creating an authentic culture for your employees? And finally, how do you master being authentic?

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