Unexpected Healthcare Utilization Outcomes During a Pandemic (and What They Mean for Employers)

EntertainHR - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 04:00

Now that we’re more than 1 year removed from the outbreak of COVID-19, researchers are uncovering what healthcare utilization looks like amid a global pandemic. Did the influx of patients who contracted the virus put a greater burden on the healthcare system, driving up costs? Did the sudden drop in preventive care visits and elective...

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3 Tricks to Writing an Effective Job Description

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 04:00

If you’re trying to fill an open job position, chances are you know what that position is. But just because you know the job title doesn’t mean you have a firm grasp on the day-to-day duties of a role. Furthermore, when you look at the list of things the new employee will be expected to do, does it make the role seem enticing or dull? Does it...

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Creative Virtual Meeting Ideas

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 04:00

After more than 12 months of staring at computer screens that look like the opening credits of The Brady Bunch, employees and their managers are becoming understandably weary of the online meeting experience. Recognizing this, many meeting planners are finding creative and engaging ways to make these meetings more meaningful and less fraught with...

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Unexpected Healthcare Utilization Outcomes During a Pandemic (and What They Mean for Employers)

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 04:00

Now that we’re more than 1 year removed from the outbreak of COVID-19, researchers are uncovering what healthcare utilization looks like amid a global pandemic. Did the influx of patients who contracted the virus put a greater burden on the healthcare system, driving up costs? Did the sudden drop in preventive care visits and elective care...

Categories: Blogs

3 Tricks to Writing an Effective Job Description

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 04:00

If you’re trying to fill an open job position, chances are you know what that position is. But just because you know the job title doesn’t mean you have a firm grasp on the day-to-day duties of a role. Furthermore, when you look at the list of things the new employee will be expected to do, does it make the role seem enticing or dull? Does it...

Categories: Blogs

Creative Virtual Meeting Ideas

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 04:00

After more than 12 months of staring at computer screens that look like the opening credits of The Brady Bunch, employees and their managers are becoming understandably weary of the online meeting experience. Recognizing this, many meeting planners are finding creative and engaging ways to make these meetings more meaningful and less fraught with...

Categories: Blogs

Unexpected Healthcare Utilization Outcomes During a Pandemic (and What They Mean for Employers)

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 05/14/2021 - 04:00

Now that we’re more than 1 year removed from the outbreak of COVID-19, researchers are uncovering what healthcare utilization looks like amid a global pandemic. Did the influx of patients who contracted the virus put a greater burden on the healthcare system, driving up costs? Did the sudden drop in preventive care visits and elective care...

Categories: Blogs

Important Points to Know When Recruiting 2021 Graduates

EntertainHR - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:00

Today’s graduates, whether in high school, university, or college settings, are entering the workforce at a time when nothing is certain and everything, including when and where they will work, is in flux. Monster recently surveyed recent and future graduates to better understand their feelings about entering the 2021 labor market, and it...

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Leading Through Influence Can Save Jobs

EntertainHR - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:00

When HR is given an opportunity to lead through influence, it has a good chance to take a struggling organization and reshape it into a successful one. It takes a little faith on the part of leaders, but the effects can be remarkable. Today’s “Faces of HR” guest shares with us the story of how […] The post Leading Through Influence Can...

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Congress Again Mulling Pregnancy Accommodation Bill

EntertainHR - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:00

The newest version of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act is heading for a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives, where it passed with ease in 2020 but didn’t make it into law. The bill, which would ease the way for pregnant workers seeking accommodations such as light duty and time off, contains provisions supported […] The post Congress...

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3 DEI Practices Companies Can Implement Immediately

EntertainHR - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:00

People are demanding more from their employers when it comes to addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts. After years of limited progress, is now the time for a breakthrough? With all the attention on DEI over the past year and growing momentum from employees, HR teams have their CEO’s ear. Now more than ever, […] The post...

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Consequences for Failure to Recertify

EntertainHR - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:00

An employee had to recertify his qualifying condition because of an established pattern of potential Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) misuse, but he failed to cooperate with the recertification process and didn’t provide the requested information. If he seeks FMLA protection for future absences, should we deny the request, or are we...

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Important Points to Know When Recruiting 2021 Graduates

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:00

Today’s graduates, whether in high school, university, or college settings, are entering the workforce at a time when nothing is certain and everything, including when and where they will work, is in flux. Monster recently surveyed recent and future graduates to better understand their feelings about entering the 2021 labor market, and it...

Categories: Blogs

Leading Through Influence Can Save Jobs

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:00

When HR is given an opportunity to lead through influence, it has a good chance to take a struggling organization and reshape it into a successful one. It takes a little faith on the part of leaders, but the effects can be remarkable. Today’s “Faces of HR” guest shares with us the story of how a people-oriented approach saved a paper factory...

Categories: Blogs

Congress Again Mulling Pregnancy Accommodation Bill

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:00

The newest version of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act is heading for a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives, where it passed with ease in 2020 but didn’t make it into law. AleksandarNakic / E+ / Getty Images The bill, which would ease the way for pregnant workers seeking accommodations such as light duty and time off, contains...

Categories: Blogs

3 DEI Practices Companies Can Implement Immediately

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:00

People are demanding more from their employers when it comes to addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts. After years of limited progress, is now the time for a breakthrough? With all the attention on DEI over the past year and growing momentum from employees, HR teams have their CEO’s ear. Now more than ever, DEI programs have a...

Categories: Blogs

Consequences for Failure to Recertify

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:00

An employee had to recertify his qualifying condition because of an established pattern of potential Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) misuse, but he failed to cooperate with the recertification process and didn’t provide the requested information. If he seeks FMLA protection for future absences, should we deny the request, or are we...

Categories: Blogs

Important Points to Know When Recruiting 2021 Graduates

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:00

Today’s graduates, whether in high school, university, or college settings, are entering the workforce at a time when nothing is certain and everything, including when and where they will work, is in flux. Monster recently surveyed recent and future graduates to better understand their feelings about entering the 2021 labor market, and it...

Categories: Blogs

Leading Through Influence Can Save Jobs

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:00

When HR is given an opportunity to lead through influence, it has a good chance to take a struggling organization and reshape it into a successful one. It takes a little faith on the part of leaders, but the effects can be remarkable. Today’s “Faces of HR” guest shares with us the story of how a people-oriented approach saved a paper factory...

Categories: Blogs

Congress Again Mulling Pregnancy Accommodation Bill

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 05/13/2021 - 04:00

The newest version of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act is heading for a vote in the U.S. House of Representatives, where it passed with ease in 2020 but didn’t make it into law. AleksandarNakic / E+ / Getty Images The bill, which would ease the way for pregnant workers seeking accommodations such as light duty and time off, contains...

Categories: Blogs
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