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MidAtlantic Employers’ Plans to Return to the Office

By: | 10.19.21 | Coronavirus
Similar to our August 31st Town Hall, MEA dedicated the entire October 12th Town Hall to discussing the ever-changing policies and protocols around returning to the physical workplace. To determine what employers in the MidAtlantic region have implemented, we polled our...

Let’s Talk Coaching

By: | 10.07.21 | Training and Development
In my last blog, I discussed the many elements of talent development in addition to training – things like coaching, mentoring, providing stretch-assignments, creating learning circles, creating resource libraries, special projects, professional organizations, pee...

Be Human to Make Work Human: Keynote address by Derek Irvine

By: | 09.29.21 | Strategic HR
At the 2021 HR Leadership Conference, Derek Irvine, Senior Vice President of Workhuman, shared how humans are changing the future of work and the world. Specifically, he focused on how to make work more human as well as how to fuel positivity, engagement, innovation, re...

Recruiting Tips & Best Practices

By: | 09.22.21 | Recruiting
At our weekly webinar on August 24th, Matt Roessler discussed recruiting tips and best practices that he has been seeing come up in discussions with MEA members and Peer Group meetings. Roessler focuses his discussion on how organizations can positively impact their rec...

COVID-19 Update: Returning to the Physical Workplace

By: | 09.15.21 | Coronavirus
Recently, MEA dedicated the entire August 31st Town Hall to discussing the decisions employers are facing when it comes to returning to the physical workplace. To garner insights, we polled our attendees to see what protocols employers have implemented. Masks in the ...

President Biden Announces New COVID-19 Action Plan

By: | 09.09.21 | HR Alerts
On September 9, 2021, President Biden announced a sweeping new COVID-19 Action Plan, Path Out of the Pandemic. This Plan includes COVID-19 vaccine mandates, some without testing options, for large employers, the federal government, federal contractors and healthcar...

Unemployment Fraud – What You Need to Know 

By: | 09.01.21 | Compensation
At our Weekly Webinar on July 20th, unemployment compensation expert, Judy Snyder discussed the unprecedented rise, nationally, in fraudulent Unemployment Claims and what preventative steps organizations should be taking. Over the course of 2020 and 2021, billio...

Student Loan Update for Employers

By: | 08.25.21 | Engagement
At our weekly webinar on August 3rd, Emeka Oguh, the founder and CEO of PeopleJoy, an MEA partner, spoke about how student loans are impacting today’s workforce and the business case for student loan repayment assistance. How Student Debt Impact’s Today&r...

Employer Trends on Voluntary and Mandatory Vaccination

By: | 08.18.21 | Coronavirus
With the Delta variant sparking a rise in COVID-19 cases and the resulting uncertainty, many employers are revisiting the question of employee vaccinations. This August, MEA conducted a survey of our members and other companies in the MidAtlantic region to garner insigh...