Look Before You Leap: Helping Relocated Employees Find New Homes

The Oswald Letter - Thu, 02/06/2020 - 05:00

If your company has ever relocated employees or new hires, you know it is one of the trickiest tasks an HR department can undertake. Relocating workers comes with a raft of concerns: onboarding employees into their new office; integrating them into the office culture; and, in some cases, taking on their moving expenses. However, during the tightest...

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Look Before You Leap: Helping Relocated Employees Find New Homes

Resources for Humans: - Thu, 02/06/2020 - 05:00

If your company has ever relocated employees or new hires, you know it is one of the trickiest tasks an HR department can undertake. Relocating workers comes with a raft of concerns: onboarding employees into their new office; integrating them into the office culture; and, in some cases, taking on their moving expenses. However, during the tightest...

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What Universal Skills Should All Employees Have?

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 05:00

Employee training programs often focus on company-specific, industry-specific, or role-specific skills and knowledge. For example, a bank might regularly train employees on new banking regulations; a warehouse might train workers on the company’s process for storing certain types of products or materials; and a marketing department might train...

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What Universal Skills Should All Employees Have?

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 05:00

Employee training programs often focus on company-specific, industry-specific, or role-specific skills and knowledge. For example, a bank might regularly train employees on new banking regulations; a warehouse might train workers on the company’s process for storing certain types of products or materials; and a marketing department might train...

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Perhaps Silicon Valley’s Pied Piper Could Use Good Employment Counsel

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 05:00

I am currently bingeing my way through HBO’s Silicon Valley after not having watched the show for several years (I’ve always found it entertaining enough, but life, you know?). The series chronicles the experiences of a small group of California techies who found a start-up company called Pied Piper. Source: scyther5 / iStock / Getty In the...

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Perhaps Silicon Valley’s Pied Piper Could Use Good Employment Counsel

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 05:00

I am currently bingeing my way through HBO’s Silicon Valley after not having watched the show for several years (I’ve always found it entertaining enough, but life, you know?). The series chronicles the experiences of a small group of California techies who found a start-up company called Pied Piper. Source: scyther5 / iStock / Getty In the...

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Understanding Health Reimbursement Arrangements

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 05:00

In health care, acronyms abound—ACA, FSA, FMLA, CDHP, HSA, etc. It can be a bit overwhelming. One of the lesser known but still important healthcare-related acronyms is HRA. It stands for health reimbursement account (or health reimbursement arrangement), and it’s a type of account in which employers reimburse employees for qualified medical...

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Understanding Health Reimbursement Arrangements

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 05:00

In health care, acronyms abound—ACA, FSA, FMLA, CDHP, HSA, etc. It can be a bit overwhelming. One of the lesser known but still important healthcare-related acronyms is HRA. It stands for health reimbursement account (or health reimbursement arrangement), and it’s a type of account in which employers reimburse employees for qualified medical...

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Recruiting in 2020: Be Prepared to Do Things Differently

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 05:00

You’re probably sick of hearing about the candidate-driven market, and for good reason—it’s a constant reminder that you’re unable to fill empty seats. This is a new millennium, which means the strategies you were using in the past just don’t cut it today. As research from Worldwide ERC points out, “Be prepared to do things...

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Recruiting in 2020: Be Prepared to Do Things Differently

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 05:00

You’re probably sick of hearing about the candidate-driven market, and for good reason—it’s a constant reminder that you’re unable to fill empty seats. This is a new millennium, which means the strategies you were using in the past just don’t cut it today. As research from Worldwide ERC points out, “Be prepared to do things...

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Q&A: Business Travel Doesn’t Have to Be a Major Source of Employee Burnout

The Oswald Letter - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 05:00

As an HR professional, you’ve likely had to tackle employee burnout. There are many approaches for preventing and addressing this issue. Today, we’re focusing on business travel’s contribution to employee burnout. Source: Elnur / shutterstock We recently had a chance to speak with the CEO and Founder of NexTravel, Wen-Wen Lam, about some...

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Q&A: Business Travel Doesn’t Have to Be a Major Source of Employee Burnout

Resources for Humans: - Wed, 02/05/2020 - 05:00

As an HR professional, you’ve likely had to tackle employee burnout. There are many approaches for preventing and addressing this issue. Today, we’re focusing on business travel’s contribution to employee burnout. Source: Elnur / shutterstock We recently had a chance to speak with the CEO and Founder of NexTravel, Wen-Wen Lam, about some...

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