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When to Hire a Freelancer as a Full-Time Employee

The "gig economy" has become a catch-all term for many kinds of alternative work arrangements, including independent…

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Meeting (and Exceeding) ADA Standards in Your Office

Nearly 30 years ago, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) became law to establish required protections for people with…

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The Benefits of Hiring Veterans in the Workplace

Historically, jobs for veterans have been limited. It's not for lack of available talent — today, roughly 18.5 million…

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Beyond Fair-Weather Wellness: Supporting Employee Health When It’s Cold Outside

Finding yourself less and less willing to commit to your morning jog recently? The chilly weather probably doesn't help.…

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4 Smart Ways to Start Investing In Employee Education

You probably spend a fair amount of time thinking about what investments are worth making in your business. Don't overlook…

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Should You Implement Workplace Sensitivity Training?

When things get tense, good manners are more important than ever. But what if your employees don't have a good sense of when…

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Conducting Personality Tests for Team-Building in the Workplace

For many years, HR decison-makers and management teams have used personality tests for team-building. Now, prehire…

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Promoting Suicide Prevention Awareness in the Workplace

Every day at work, people ask their colleagues, "How are you?" They usually know the response before they hear it: "I'm…

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Why You Should Consider Creating an Employee Training Manual

Ask anyone who's tried to assemble furniture without reading the directions first: It's worth taking a peek at the manual…

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How to Address Barriers to Mental Health Care in Your Workplace

Employees don't leave their mental health struggles at the door when they arrive at work. Although not always obvious to…

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What to Do When New Hires Underperform

After all the effort of recruiting, interviewing and selecting a new employee, it's understandable to be excited when you…

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Approaching Addiction in the Workplace

The cost of addiction in the workplace goes beyond the personal toll it takes on individual employees. Between absenteeism,…

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