A Lesson in Safety Learned from Acts of Terror: Revisited

I am reposting this post which was originally posted on September 12 2011. Since today is another anniversary of the terror attack on New York I wanted to republish it. The safety lesson I learned  is still as relevant. Perhaps through this lesson learned you too will be able to save a life someday. I …

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6 Ways to Gain More Attention for Your Business

This post was written by Keith Coppersmith. Keith is a business and marketing expert who has experienced both the rise and fall of many businesses. He enjoys writing and providing insight of the marketing industry based on both practice and theory. To misquote Tolstoy: “All successful companies are successful in the same way”. But are …

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5 Reasons Why Your Employees Need an Employer-Paid Identity Theft Protection Benefits

This was originally posted on the website of AllClearID. I met this company at #SHRM19 in Las Vegas this past June. I liked their company and I liked their product. They have given me permission to repost this blog. The surge in the number of Americans impacted by identity theft each year—at last count, the …

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How to measure and improve your workplace culture

This guest post was written by Anna Hayes of Joinblink.com All too often, senior management read “improving workplace culture” as “offering some lunchtime yoga and putting on some free food every now and then”. It’s not that there’s anything inherently bad with either of these two things (free food is a cornerstone of good morale …

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Leverage Surveys to Better Select Virtual Teams

This guest post was written by Angela White, her bio is below. In this post, she offers some excellent advice on putting together virtual teams. Businesses are widespread when it comes to the areas they operate, sectors they cater to, and geographic regions they work in. Managing a large workforce in a single area is …

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The Carnival of HR- The August Edition

It has been a while since I have hosted a Carnival of HR. To be honest, it has even been a while since I have contributed to one. However, earlier in the year when Robin Schooling put out a call for hosts I threw my hat in the ring. Unlike many hosts, I have no …

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Four Blogs from Lawyers you need to be reading

There are four blogs from four lawyers I know that are excellent resources for HR professionals. They write commonsense and not “lawyerese” thus making them very readable. Jon Hyman I have been reading Jon Hyman’s Ohio Employer Law Blog for years. Although I have never met him in person I feel like have known him …

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What exactly does “exempt” mean?

This is a fairly consistent question from employers today so I decided to rerun this post. There is an update at the end, however. The Fair Labor Standards Act tells us we have two types of employees, non-exempt and exempt. Unfortunately these terms are not very explanatory and people often get them confused. Let me …

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