Steven Sweeney

Ways an HR Advisor Can Help Your Business

Three Ways an HR Advisor Can Help Your Business

Hiring an outsourced HR advisor has a lot of advantages. Hiring one that specializes in employee relations comes with some surprising benefits. Almost every HR advisor can handle the day-to-day, such as job descriptions, personnel handbooks, compensation, training and information about issues and regulations. Some can also provide strategic guidance—from staffing configuration to business processes …

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Listening

Why HR experts say listening is the new must-have leadership skill, and how to do it effectively

A recent survey found that nearly 60% of American workers are thinking about a career change. That’s an astounding number. Perhaps just as worrisome: 34% are considering leaving their current jobs with 19% actively looking (source: Magnify Money). The reasons won’t surprise you. There is burnout from the pandemic, wanting to work from home, better …

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How much HR support do you need?

How much HR support do you need? The answer might surprise you

Companies are increasingly seeking HR support from outside their own internal staff. For most employers, there’s no doubt that the past 18 months have been the most volatile in modern history. We’ve been facing a perfect storm brought on by COVID-19, demands for social justice and a new administration in Washington. Who would have imagined …

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workplace re-entry anxiety

Managing workplace re-entry anxiety from the pandemic

With the COVID-19 vaccine widely available across the country, the topic of returning to in-person work, school and other activities is being discussed constantly. The reopening of the country, though, comes with some uncertainties and may lead to feelings of workplace re-entry anxiety. If you, your family or any of your employees are feeling angst …

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Employee Benefits - 6 Trends for 2022

Employee Benefits – 6 Trends for 2022

Employee priorities have changed as a result of the pandemic, pushing companies to reexamine their employee benefits offerings for 2022. Key concerns include their physical wellbeing, peace of mind and financial health—huge issues that are challenging employers to consider employee benefits they might have ignored in the past. Here are six trends experts say will …

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Hostile work environment

Hostile work environment: Is your HR advisor qualified to manage this potential crisis?

Do you have a hostile work environment? Don’t be so quick to say, “of course not.” There were 70,000 charges of employment discrimination across the U.S. last year and the EEOC secured $439 million for victims of companies large and small. It’s a wave of reckoning that’s forcing employers to look closely at their hiring …

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