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Quick Survey: 39% of respondents undecided about hybrid work arrangements

By: | 04.14.21 | blog, Strategic HR, Coronavirus,
According to a pulse survey of MEA Member companies, nearly forty percent of employers are still undecided on how they will reintroduce employees to the workspace on a weekly basis. Question 1: As federal and state restrictions allow, what are your plans for employee...

Marijuana Trends Affecting Employers and the Workplace

By: | 04.13.21 | HR Compliance
Medical marijuana is now legal in 36 states, the District of Columbia and several United States territories. In addition, sixteen states have legalized adult recreational marijuana use. Does this affect the rights of employees in the workplace? Short answer:...

Leadership Development Town Hall 3.23.2021

By: | 03.25.21 | blog, Training and Development, Common HR Questions, Coronavirus,
Leadership Development: Identifying & Developing Leaders “A company is only strong as its weakest leader.” Individual contributors, team leads and people managers, as well as the executive team, can be seen as leaders.  77% of organizations...

Unemployment and Life After COVID-19

By: | 03.24.21 | Uncategorized
As Employers move towards getting back to work, and our “new normal”, there are several important issues they will be confronting. Ironically, many of these issues can lead to new, valid Unemployment Compensation claims. Vaccines What is your policy go...

Why employee training is different from employee development

By: | 03.17.21 | Training and Development
Word choice matters.  Labels matter.  This is why it’s important to distinguish the difference between “training” your employees and “developing” your employees.  Too often these words are used interchangeably to the detrimen...

Cybersecurity during Covid-19

By: | 03.16.21 | blog
What’s it like to work remotely during the pandemic? Our experts at Black Cipher Security discussed how to protect yourself and your computer during COVID-19 when the majority of your employees are working from home. During today’s webinar, we watched a ...