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HR Insights

The Employee Lifecycle Issue


Performance Management in Today’s Environment

Annual performance reviews have some advantages, but for many progressive employers, they are becoming outmoded. What are the new approaches and how can your organization get on board?

Upcoming Webinars

Tuesday, November 14, and Thursday, November 16
at 8:30 am Pacific

There’s Room for Everyone on the Nice Party List

Chances are strong that you are good at the fun part of throwing a holiday party. You nail the music, food, decorations and venue, right? But do some of your party decisions land you on the naughty list? Robin Shea, partner at Constangy, Brooks, Smith and Prophete, LLP, and author of the popular blog Employment & Labor Insider, can help you get on the nice party list in this one-hour HR-certified webinar.



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Conscious Hiring and Development

You can maximize your HR effectiveness and make a positive impact on your work community through Conscious Hiring® and Development. This on demand webinar covers how to impact your company's organizational effectiveness by ensuring the people you bring on board are ideal for the job and for your company.

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Open Enrollment: Start Early, Communicate Often

Your 2017 open enrollment process is likely to have a new complicating layer—uncertainty. Employees and employers have questions about how the proposed changes to healthcare and tax reform that they’re hearing in the news every day will affect them. Laura Kerekes, ThinkHR's Chief Knowledge Officer, shares best practices for open enrollment in this on demand webinar. 

5 Ways a Mentor Can Add Value to the Employer  


Providing a trusted guide for employees can add value to their careers and to an employer’s bottom line. Here are five reasons why.

Get Trained - Coaching to Drive Performance

Onboarding Training

Developing mentors and coaches could have a lasting impact on employees and your organization’s success. Find this course by logging into Workplace, selecting Learn, and then typing “coaching to drive performance” into the search box. 

Employment Law Alerts
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Virtual Reality: A Great Fit for Employee Onboarding

Employers are beginning to use virtual reality technology to give new employees as close an approximation to their workplace as they can have without actually needing to be physically present, which is a real bonus where high stress or dangerous workplace situations are concerned.

Product Spotlight

In the Spotlight: Q&A Database

Search thousands of questions and answers on topics ranging from hiring do’s and don’ts to leaves of absence to ACA reporting. Access this resource by logging in to Comply and clicking the Q&A Database icon on the home page.

Ask the Experts

Question: Can we ask for marriage licenses from same-sex couples only? 

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