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Succession Planning in a New Age

While Succession Planning is not nearly a new concept, its need may never be more apparent in the face of a global pandemic. In the age of Covid-19, the pressure is on many companies to draw up plans for business continuity to ensure the long-term sustainability of their business. I think it’s also safe to say that Covid-19 is also proving that succession planning programs must not be static, they must be adaptable to changing times and the ways in

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Employee Wellness Programs – Why They Matter

Employee Wellness Programs While most employers would love to have an employee who works hard, comes in early, stays late, and always goes the extra mile no matter the cost, there definitely comes a point where all that stress catches up to a person and can lead to long-term negative health consequences. Physical and mental health of your employees should always be a top priority for your business. I think we’re at that point where it is generally agreed by

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Employee Versus Contractor – The Great Debate

When you start a business, there isn’t really a playbook that explains how to implement the human resources function or how to mitigate risk to your business. Most often than not, it is trial by fire. Sometimes we will see a business wait until they have about 75 employees before they introduce human resources practices to their company. Other times, it might be during a firestorm where they are facing litigation stemming from a termination. A common myth seems to

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Why conduct a workplace investigation?

When you start a business, there isn’t really a playbook that explains how to implement the human resources function or how to mitigate risk to your business. Most often than not, it is trial by fire. Sometimes we will see a business wait until they have about 75 employees before they introduce human resources practices to their company. Other times, it might be during a firestorm where they are facing litigation stemming from a termination. A common myth seems to

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HR Tips for Small Businesses – Employment Agreements

When you start a business, there isn’t really a playbook that explains how to implement the human resources function or how to mitigate risk to your business. Most often than not, it is trial by fire. Sometimes we will see a business wait until they have about 75 employees before they introduce human resources practices to their company. Other times, it might be during a firestorm where they are facing litigation stemming from a termination. A common myth seems to

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