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May 30, 2019

Incentives in the Age of Attrition

By: Julie Cook Ramirez for Human Resource Executive, Photo by Gustavo Quepón on Unsplash On any given day, a visit to the Ventura, Calif., headquarters of Patagonia Inc. could yield a bustling center of activity or a ghost town of empty work spaces. The irreverent outdoor clothing and gear...

May 29, 2019

2020 Limits on HSA Contributions are Issued

By Sally P. Schreiber, J.D. for Journal of Accountancy, Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash The IRS in Rev. Proc. 2019-25 announced the annual inflation-adjusted limits on deductions for contributions to a health savings account (HSA) allowed for taxpayers with family coverage under a high-deductible health plan (HDHP) for calendar year...

May 24, 2019

100 Most Creative People in Business 2019

By: Briana Carlesimo for DynamicHR, Photo by timJ on Unsplash Looking for your daily dose of inspiration? Look no further! Fast Company has released their list of the most creative people across multiple industries - the needle movers, the change makers, the innovators. Each of these people were chosen for...

May 23, 2019

Different Demographic Groups Experience Mental Health Challenges in Unique Ways

By: Kathy Gurchiek for SHRM, Photo by Cristian Newman on Unsplash Employers should consider the distinct mental health needs of different employee groups, according to new research. "Demographic groups experience and are impacted by mental health differently. We found significant differences across racial and ethnic groups, gender, age, sexual orientation,...

May 22, 2019

Too Much Sitting Spells Joint, Back and Health Damage

By: Kristyne E. Demske for C&G Newspapers, Photo by Tran Mau Tri Tam on Unsplash Henry Ford physical therapist Jim Tavrazich said it’s time to take a stand against too much sitting. “It is a problem,” said Tavrazich, the supervisor for Henry Ford Medical Center Rehabilitation Services in Southfield, and...

May 17, 2019

5 Ways to De-Stress After Work

By: Briana Carlesimo for DynamicHR, Photo by JD Mason on Unsplash It's a known fact that there are just some days where work can be overly stressful - a day filled with meetings that go over and no time to work on your projects; so many items on your...

May 16, 2019

Why Good Management is so Important to Employee Development

By: Michael Newell for European CEO, Photo by Austin Distel on Unsplash The world of work is transforming faster than ever. To manage the change, employers must adopt a flexible approach that encourages staff to develop new skills.  The Fourth Industrial Revolution is upon us. While companies are always quick...

May 15, 2019

What Is FMLA Leave (and How Do You Take it)? Here’s What to Know

By: Kat Boogaard for The Muse, Photo by Alexander Dummer on Unsplash You just found out that your dad has to have a double knee replacement. The doctors have already given him a heads up that the recovery is going to be long and brutal. And while your parents...

May 1, 2019

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

By: Rachel Sobel for ThinkHR, Photo by Erik Brolin on Unsplash One in five adults (43.8 million people) will experience a mental illness in any given year. The consequences of living with a mental illness or substance use disorder affect all areas of a person’s life, including work. And that affects...

April 29, 2019

Forget Cultural Fit and Look for Cultural Impact

By: Chris Carosella for Entrepreneur, Photo by Perry Grone on Unsplash Each and every person you hire can profoundly impact your company's culture. As you grow your team, remember that directly related experience is often not the best way to predict success. Consider instead a candidate's potential to impact...