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Juneteenth: Its Significance and How to Recognize the Holiday at Work

Juneteenth, celebrated each year on June 19, is a day to commemorate the end of slavery in the United States. In 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation, which officially established that all enslaved people “shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free.” However, slavery continued in...
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Workplace During War: How to Help your Employees Navigate the Russia-Ukraine Conflict

After decades of territorial disputes and military conflict between Russia and its neighboring countries, Russia decided to launch a large-scale invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022. News articles describing militant attacks on the Ukrainian capital of Kyiv and disturbing images of the country’s war-torn people...

How to Respond to Employees Who Are Afraid to Return to Work

Over the course of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers allowed their workforce to perform their jobs remotely to mitigate the risk of exposure. Now that COVID-19 cases have decreased, some employers have begun to resume in-person operations and called employees back to the office. Some employees may not be ready...

Balancing Your Workforce Strategy With Versatile Employees

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Hybrid cars are not the only newest fad – so are hybrid jobs, especially in small to mid-sized businesses. A hybrid job is when an employee is expected to spend a portion of their day or week performing duties that aren’t traditionally included in their primary job. For example, an employee might spend 50% of their...

Job Search Tips from a Recruiter

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, layoffs and furloughs have hit workers across all industry sectors in all parts of the country. In April 2020, the U.S. unemployment rate skyrocketed to 14.7%, representing a 10.3 percentage point increase from the month prior. The result is that 23.1 million Americans are...
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