COVID-19 has forced a revolution in how people work. To maintain the safety and well-being of employees, organizations have adopted a remote work culture. To help you on your journey, we have assembled a team-building toolkit just for you! Trust improves team performance A recent research report by Gartner shows that organizations with high levels [...]
During COVID there are absolutely disruptions and hardship, but also incredible opportunities to reset and think differently. Instead of instinctively looking to fill key roles, focus on acquiring the skills you need to gain an edge over the competition. In late November 2019 Gartner was reporting that the top priority for HR leaders in 2020 [...]
On August 9, 2019, the Paid Family & Medical Leave (PMFL) insurance program was created to provide partially or fully compensated time away from work for employees who require Family, Medical or Safe leave. The law allows covered individuals to receive up to 12 weeks of paid time off to recover from serious illness, bond [...]
On May 15, 2020, the State of Oregon will require all private-sector employers with one (1) or more employees (based in Oregon) to participate in the OregonSaves program. Open to everyone, the state-run retirement program is intended to make it easier for workers in Oregon to save for retirement by contributing a portion of their [...]
Originally published by the author on January 30th, 2019 on: www.laidoffbetteroff.com You can drive all over, or you can stay close to home……. So you’re either out of work or taking the next steps to launch your new business…or you’ve made that leap already. You’re hungry, determined, focused and ready to work 16-hour days, overcome [...]
There are proper channels which an employer must go through to lawfully and tactfully let an employee go, and a Performance Improvement Plan is an essential part of this process.
Paperwork can be tedious, especially if you have to do it twice. But how important is the full rehire packet and are there any shortcuts we can take to save some time?
Each company has their own reasoning behind wanting their workers to use up their Paid Time Off, (PTO) but can they actually force you to take your vacation time?
Each time a new labor law is passed or rule approved, there’s typically some ominous warning from the Department of Labor about the dramatic $10k fines as a consequences of inaction or not remaining current. Could that really happen?
Office drama is something we’ve all dealt with in some form or another - but this situation was off the charts. We could have thrown up our hands and chalked it up to people behaving childish (they were), but the impacts were all too real and something had to change.