If the Great Resignation is Coming, What Can You Do?

The Great Resignation movement is a source of much discussion among workers, recruiters, organizational experts, worried employers, and anyone who likes drama. . Just search LinkedIn for #great resignation, flick through TikTok, jump into a Reddit forum, or do a quick Google search. There is much hype, but where there is smoke, there is fire.

Voluntary FFCRA Benefit & Tax Credits

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 has extended the tax credits available to employers with fewer than 500 employees under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) through September 30, 2021.  This continues to be a voluntary choice for employers to adopt – or not – in 2021. There are a few expansions noted below and there isContinue reading “Voluntary FFCRA Benefit & Tax Credits”

Holiday Considerations

Plan your holiday travel policy now and communicate it to all your employees. Stay updated with the latest regulations, orders, and recommendations with the following links: Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA): Employer Paid Leave Requirements OSHA Employer Resources for COVID-19 New Hampshire COVID Guidance Maine COVID-19 Information Massachusetts COVID-19 Guidance California COVID-19 

Empathy is Essential During Pandemic’s Tough Decisions

Published in Union Leader: Employers have to show empathy while making tough decisions to maintain morale and avoid getting sued for their actions during the COVID-19 pandemic, a human resources specialist says. During a UNH Center for Family Enterprise & CEO Forum webinar on Wednesday, Amy Cann, managing partner at HR ROI Consulting in Portsmouth,Continue reading “Empathy is Essential During Pandemic’s Tough Decisions”

End of the Road: Termination

Deciding to terminate someone’s employment under any circumstances is complicated. The risk means employers must be thoughtful, fair-minded, and strategic. Termination on-the-spot without any investigation, conversation, or prior discipline often backfires. If the misconduct is severe, opt to suspend the employee pending an investigation, and carefully review all the evidence first. Make sure the organizationContinue reading “End of the Road: Termination”

Benefits of an HR Consultant

Considering whether you should partner with a knowledgeable, professional HR consultant does involve your budget. However, it also pertains to your organizational goals, pain points, time restrictions, and risk tolerance. Here are a few of the benefits of working with an HR consultant. Flexibility: By partnering with an HR consultant, you have an expert atContinue reading “Benefits of an HR Consultant”