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5 Ways to Improve Your Training and Development Program

Achievers

Making sure your workers have top-notch skills isn’t cheap: According to the Training Industry Report , U.S. training expenditures rose 32 percent year over year, reaching $90.6 billion. The report broke this figure down into the following categories: Outside training products and services accounted for $7.5 billion, while other expenditures such as travel, equipment, and facilities represented $44 billion, and payroll for in-house educators accounted for $41.6 billion.

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TO START FIXING HEALTH CARE LET’S START WITH SOME TRUTHS (My Ideas)

Joe Markland

This was my first post on my other blog titled, New Health Care for America. I am republishing this here because this is a different audience. It is intended to start discussion. To start my blog about fixing health care I thought I would start with just making some comments that in my heart of hearts I believe to be true. These are random thoughts but my thoughts.

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What Does the COVID-19 Vaccine Mean For Your Skilled Nursing Facility?

Hireology

At the time of this publication, the vaccine has not been mandated by the federal government , but that could become a requirement for any agencies that receive Medicare or Medicaid funding. It’s worth noting that an employer, or state or local government could create a mandate based upon specific societal needs for safety. For the time being, however, there’s no explicit requirement mandating the vaccine at the highest levels of government. .

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New Ways to Set Yourself Apart From Other Businesses

Take It Personel-ly

It’s no secret that half of all businesses fail within their first five years. One-fifth even fail to make it through their first year. There are a lot of reasons for a business to close its doors, but one of the most critical mistakes that entrepreneurs make is failing to stand out in a packed […].

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Creating a Company Culture of Care: Integrating Mental Health, Wellbeing, and DEI in Benefits

Speaker: Sean Raible

Picture a workplace where physiological safety is not just an aim but a reality, driven by thoughtful employee benefits that prioritize mental health, wellbeing, and DEI. 🤔 ✨ Achieving this vision requires more than just occasional training sessions and employee assistance programs. Moving beyond the basics, this vision calls for a holistic approach that integrates these elements into your company culture as well as your HR and benefits strategy.

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How will COVID-19 change the workplace permanently?

Insperity

There’s a light at the end of the tunnel – COVID-19 vaccinations are ramping up and the pandemic may be over in the foreseeable future. Undoubtedly, many aspects of how we traditionally carry out work had to change because of the risks of virus transmission. But the question remains, how will COVID-19 change the workplace for the long haul? Were the changes a temporary abnormal?

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Application Page Best Practices for Employers | BerniePortal

BerniePortal

The employee recruitment process starts long before screening resumes and interviewing applicants. From the moment you post an open position online, you’re competing for top talent. How candidates interact with your organization’s website and application page can be the deciding factor in whether or not they actually apply to the job. What should organizations have on their application pages and why does it matter?

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10 Healthy Snacks That Can Help You Lose Weight

Take It Personel-ly

Snacking is the one way that many fail to remain on their path to weight loss. It is easy to fall prey to candy bars or soft drinks when you feel like you are starving, and there is nothing close by besides junk food. When your body needs energy, it can’t tell the difference between […].

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How to celebrate Administrative Professionals Day in 2021

Business Management Daily

Administrative professionals keep businesses running. Without them, day-to-day work would be significantly more challenging. Administrative Professionals Day offers the perfect opportunity to acknowledge the work of office assistants, secretaries, and other administrative support professionals. With their vast array of skills and knowledge about the company, they consistently help the organization and its people operate effectively.

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Changes to the Employment Law in the Maldives

Global People Strategist

In September 2020, the Parliament made several changes to the Employment Law in the Maldives. Initially, this was submitted to the government in 2019, but the Parliament has since made the changes in collaboration with the Maldives’ Social and Economic Affairs Committees. Here are some of the key changes made to the Employment Law in the Maldives: Employment Agreement.

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New DOL Final Overtime Rules: Quickstart Guide for Employers

There’s a new overtime salary threshold that will impact employers across the country. If you have an employee making less than $43,888 on July 1 or less than $58,656 on January 1, you’re going to have to start paying overtime. Download Paycor’s guide to learn: Which groups of employees are affected? How should you classify employees? Best ways to mitigate risk.

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Dependent Care FSA Limit Increase: What Employers Should Know | BerniePortal

BerniePortal

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 introduced multiple provisions to provide assistance to organizations and individuals who have been impacted by COVID-19. One of those provisions included changes to dependent care FSA rules and limits, providing more flexibility for employers and their employees to use their funds. Read on for more details about what those changes are.

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Bitcoin for Beginners: Everything You Need to Know

Take It Personel-ly

Are you finally ready to invest in cryptocurrency? All your friends and coworkers are always talking about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies and how the value is constantly rising. But you are sitting out by yourself, with an empty crypto wallet, wondering where to even begin. It can be overwhelming to get started with cryptocurrency. There […].

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A Rise in Unemployment Fraud Requires Quick Employer Action

Patriot Software

Notice something fishy about an unemployment claim that you receive? If so, one of your employees might have fallen victim to unemployment fraud … which means you could, too. Between 35% – 40% of unemployment claims are fraudulent. Because employers are often the first to see unemployment fraud warning signs, you must take action. Read […] READ MORE.

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Overwork: Why It Happens, Why It’s Bad, And How To Stop It

Wellable

One of the drawbacks of remote work is its effect on the prevalence of overworking. According to a survey conducted by the Los Angeles-based staffing firm Robert Half, nearly 70% of professionals who transitioned to remote work because of the pandemic say they now work on the weekends, and 45% say they regularly work more hours during the week than they did before.

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6 Strategies to Navigate Social Determinants of Health for a Better Workplace

In today’s dynamic work landscape, where the lines between personal and professional life blur, understanding the intricate interplay between social determinants of health (SDoH) and emotional wellbeing is paramount. Employers must acknowledge that the whole person comes to work and every aspect of a person’s personal and professional life, especially their mental health, comes with them.

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Event Recap: How to Hire to Retain Talent

Hireology

Were you able to attend our healthcare webinar on how to hire to retain talent? If you missed it or want to rewatch the session, you can watch the on-demand recording below. And here’s a quick summary of what was covered: As we approach a more normal reality and the applicant pool begins to reduce, staying competitive in your employment offerings is becoming even more essential to attracting talent.

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How Many Americans Live Paycheck to Paycheck, and What Can They Do to Get By?

Take It Personel-ly

Photo by Sharon McCutcheon on Unsplash Do you find yourself without any money to spare once your bills are paid each month? If so, you’re one of the millions of U.S. residents in the same boat. Living paycheck to paycheck is frustrating and stressful — and overwhelmingly common. Between the rising costs of living and […].

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How to get better at delegating

HR Digest

Most new bosses find it difficult to let others handle their work, especially those that require extreme skills. Sometimes, they are afraid to let their subordinates acquire the necessary skills to override them and most times, they are deeply dedicated to handling every task by themselves. It is normal, but you can’t remain like this and delegate effectively.

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FMLA vs. PFL vs. FFCRA: Different Types of Leave for Your Employees

Patriot Software

When an employee needs to take time off, you may start asking what you need to do as an employer. What are the different types of leave? Do you need to offer FMLA leave? What about PFL? Or, does the FFCRA come into play? With so many different laws (and acronyms!) about sick leave, your […] READ MORE.

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HR Trends to Watch in 2024 + Plus Advice for Driving Impact!

The pressure is on to create a positive onboarding experience. Plus, a sub-par onboarding process can domino into other concerns such as low performance, burnout (for you and new hires), and retention challenges. Our 2024 State of HR report will give you a realistic picture of the HR landscape and tips to onboarding effectively in the year to come.

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Event Recap: Building a Brand For Job Seekers

Hireology

Our CEO delivered a great message at our Building a Brand For Job Seekers webinar, so if you didn’t get the chance to attend, you can watch it below! Here’s what was covered: Hiring talent this past year remained difficult, despite record-high unemployment. With fear of getting sick at work, increased unemployment benefits, and the closure of schools and daycares, companies struggled to find top talent.

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4 Ways Your Business Can Start Recycling More

Take It Personel-ly

Businesses need to do their part with recycling. If you want to do better than ever with this, then you can follow these four tips. Use them to feel better about what your business is doing for the earth. Set Up a Well-Organized Recycling Area One of the best ways to encourage the people working […].

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How to apply Agile project management principles to your work

Business Management Daily

You’ve created a great work plan, all the parts are in place, and you’re ready to go. The only problem? Things hardly ever go as planned. That’s why Agile project management doesn’t try to plan them, or, at least, not exactly. Project management is a vital skill for everyone in the workplace, and Agile project management is a great tool to add to your kit.

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What to do when OSHA shows up (and how to handle OSHA violations)

Insperity

“Someone from OSHA is here to look around.”. You can never be too ready to hear these words. Whether there’s been an incident – and you were thus expecting a visit from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) – or not, these inspections are normally conducted without formal advance notice. And that can be a little … unsettling. Despite the surprise nature of OSHA visits, you can and should prepare your management team ahead of time for the possibility of playing host to one of t

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Improving Access To & Utilization Of Cancer Screening With Color

Discover how Color's comprehensive care solution is revolutionizing cancer screening adherence and knowledge. Through an in-depth case study, Color's unique approach to comprehensive cancer care has shown significant benefits in increasing screening rates and enhancing patient knowledge. Participants reported a 2-3x increase in adherence to screening guidelines over just 8 weeks, with 84% of participants increasing their familiarity with timing and frequency of cancer screening.

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Are HRAs subject to Medicare Secondary Payer (MSP) requirements?

PeopleKeep

The number of Americans enrolled in Medicare, largely the disabled and the elderly, is growing steadily as the population continues to age. In fact, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) projects that as the baby boom generation continues to transition from private health insurance into Medicare, 75 million Americans will be enrolled in Medicare by 2028.

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8 Expenses to Factor Into Your Home Budget

Take It Personel-ly

Your home budget, also known as your household budget, is the money you set aside that will go toward essential living expenses. It’s critical to budget your finances to only spend what you can afford and reach your savings goals. You can guess what kind of things go into a home budget: rent or mortgage, […].

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How to edit your own writing before you hit send

Business Management Daily

Depending on how you feel about writing, it can be a wonderful means of communication or a daunting task that goes on forever. No matter where you stand, knowing how to write and edit your work gives you an advantage in your life and career. This is true whether you’re drafting a business proposal, writing an email, preparing remarks for a meeting, and much more.

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Model COBRA Notices, FAQs Help Employers with ARPA Requirements

Corporate Synergies

Meeting the new COBRA notice requirements could be an administrative headache. New FAQs and model notices will help The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently provided employers some support in meeting the new COBRA premium assistance provisions of the American. Read More. The post Model COBRA Notices, FAQs Help Employers with ARPA Requirements appeared first on Corporate Synergies.

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Individual Development Plan Template

There’s no way around it: sometimes employees need your help. Use this free template to clarify expectations, share resources, and set a timeline. Best case scenario, this process helps them improve. Worst case, your great recordkeeping keeps you compliant even if they move on. Download the template today!