How to Build an Effective Maintenance Technician Team

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 05/10/2021 - 04:00

Your company invests several billions of dollars in automation machinery—miles of conveyor belts, intricately interlaced pneumatics, diverters, sorters, and stampers—to boost productivity and responsiveness. You hire a crack squad to install it properly, which is an additional nine-figure investment … and then it breaks. Source:...

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Toxic Workplaces in the Remote Office

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 05/10/2021 - 04:00

For many, one of the bright spots of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the ability to work from home for the last year. In addition to the greater flexibility and shorter commute, many employees hoped for some relief from toxic workplaces. Workplace Toxicity Follows Employees Home Unfortunately, and surprisingly, many victims of a toxic...

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ICE Extends Temporary Flexibility for I-9 Forms During Pandemic

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 05/10/2021 - 04:00

A Form I-9 is required for all new hires to verify their employment eligibility. Before March 2020, employers had to physically inspect original documents the new hires presented for I-9 purposes. After the COVID-19 pandemic started, however, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) relaxed the physical inspection requirement, provided the...

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Help Employees Improve Focus, Reduce Stress with Mindfulness

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 05/10/2021 - 04:00

The world is filled with noise, both literal and metaphorical, and there are times when everyday distractions make it difficult or impossible to focus on the task at hand. Consider that, on average, employees check their e-mail 36 times an hour and spend 2 hours each day just recovering from distractions. For many, those disruptions cause stress,...

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Employer’s Ambiguous Communications Lead to Trial in FMLA Case

EntertainHR - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 04:00

Ambiguous and confusing communications by an employer and benefits administrator to an employee about her Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and short-term disability (STD) leave requests created issues of fact for a trial to decide, a federal district court in Columbus recently ruled. Facts Abby Knaup worked for Molina Healthcare of Ohio from...

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High-Volume Hiring: Navigating Technology to Streamline the Hiring Process

EntertainHR - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 04:00

It’s an understatement to say that 2020 changed the way we do business. Home offices replaced centralized corporate buildings, Zoom calls replaced conference room meetings, and at the same time, the country suffered from an unstable and wavering job market for months. Fortunately, we are finally seeing a light at the end of the COVID-19...

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How COVID-19 May Be Deepening the Class Divide in America

EntertainHR - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 04:00

In the year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the working world has shifted much of its focus to the question of remote work. What was once a rare (and often coveted) opportunity for working professionals has become the new normal, creating a potential permanent standard for millions of Americans and exposing the struggles of adopting...

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Employer’s Ambiguous Communications Lead to Trial in FMLA Case

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 04:00

Ambiguous and confusing communications by an employer and benefits administrator to an employee about her Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and short-term disability (STD) leave requests created issues of fact for a trial to decide, a federal district court in Columbus recently ruled. Facts Abby Knaup worked for Molina Healthcare of...

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High-Volume Hiring: Navigating Technology to Streamline the Hiring Process

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 04:00

It’s an understatement to say that 2020 changed the way we do business. Home offices replaced centralized corporate buildings, Zoom calls replaced conference room meetings, and at the same time, the country suffered from an unstable and wavering job market for months. Fortunately, we are finally seeing a light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel as...

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How COVID-19 May Be Deepening the Class Divide in America

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 04:00

In the year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the working world has shifted much of its focus to the question of remote work. What was once a rare (and often coveted) opportunity for working professionals has become the new normal, creating a potential permanent standard for millions of Americans and exposing the struggles of adopting a life...

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Employer’s Ambiguous Communications Lead to Trial in FMLA Case

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 04:00

Ambiguous and confusing communications by an employer and benefits administrator to an employee about her Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and short-term disability (STD) leave requests created issues of fact for a trial to decide, a federal district court in Columbus recently ruled. Facts Abby Knaup worked for Molina Healthcare of...

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High-Volume Hiring: Navigating Technology to Streamline the Hiring Process

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 04:00

It’s an understatement to say that 2020 changed the way we do business. Home offices replaced centralized corporate buildings, Zoom calls replaced conference room meetings, and at the same time, the country suffered from an unstable and wavering job market for months. Fortunately, we are finally seeing a light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel as...

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How COVID-19 May Be Deepening the Class Divide in America

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 05/07/2021 - 04:00

In the year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the working world has shifted much of its focus to the question of remote work. What was once a rare (and often coveted) opportunity for working professionals has become the new normal, creating a potential permanent standard for millions of Americans and exposing the struggles of adopting a life...

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DOL’s Rule Withdrawal Makes Justifying Independent Contractor Status Tougher

EntertainHR - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 10:09

The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) decision to withdraw the independent contractor rule developed during the previous administration means businesses looking forward to an easier justification of contractor status need to think again. The DOL’s withdrawal of the rule became effective May 6. The rule, which was finalized late in the Trump...

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DOL’s Rule Withdrawal Makes Justifying Independent Contractor Status Tougher

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 10:09

The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) decision to withdraw the independent contractor rule developed during the previous administration means businesses looking forward to an easier justification of contractor status need to think again. The DOL’s withdrawal of the rule became effective May 6. The rule, which was finalized late in the...

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DOL’s Rule Withdrawal Makes Justifying Independent Contractor Status Tougher

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 10:09

The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) decision to withdraw the independent contractor rule developed during the previous administration means businesses looking forward to an easier justification of contractor status need to think again. The DOL’s withdrawal of the rule became effective May 6. The rule, which was finalized late in the...

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DOL’s Rule Withdrawal Makes Justifying Independent Contractor Status Tougher

That's What She Said - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 10:09

The U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL) decision to withdraw the independent contractor rule developed during the previous administration means businesses looking forward to an easier justification of contractor status need to think again. The DOL’s withdrawal of the rule became effective May 6. The rule, which was finalized late in the...

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Balancing Employee Resilience with Employee Needs

EntertainHR - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 08:00

One thing the pandemic has taught us is how resilient employees are across nearly all industries. Organizations and employees alike needed to trade on that resiliency to make it to today. But such resiliency is not without costs. Today’s “Faces of HR” guest spends a lot of time thinking about that balance. Meet Karen Crone, […] The post...

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Balancing Employee Resilience with Employee Needs

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 08:00

One thing the pandemic has taught us is how resilient employees are across nearly all industries. Organizations and employees alike needed to trade on that resiliency to make it to today. But such resiliency is not without costs. Today’s “Faces of HR” guest spends a lot of time thinking about that balance. Meet Karen Crone, CHRO at...

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Balancing Employee Resilience with Employee Needs

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 05/06/2021 - 08:00

One thing the pandemic has taught us is how resilient employees are across nearly all industries. Organizations and employees alike needed to trade on that resiliency to make it to today. But such resiliency is not without costs. Today’s “Faces of HR” guest spends a lot of time thinking about that balance. Meet Karen Crone, CHRO at...

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