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Timely blog posts by HR and Recruiting consultants responding to every day questions, hot topics and compliance-related news as it relates to attracting, engaging and retaining talent.

Ber Leary

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Business Management & Strategy | HRIS

By: Ber Leary
July 14th, 2021

A recent study by the software company Sage found that 81% of executives said that HR-related tech played a vital role in their Covid response. Meanwhile, 83% of HR leaders said that technology helped them become more responsive and flexible during a time of changing needs.

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Risk Management | COVID-19

By: Ber Leary
June 3rd, 2021

The national Covid-19 vaccination program hit a major milestone in May of this year. Over 50% of American adults are now vaccinated against the deadly disease, so employers can now start planning in earnest for the great return to the office. But not everyone is excited about post-vaccine life. Around 49% of adults report say that they’re still nervous about physical interactions with others in environments such as the office. Even those who are fully vaccinated have concerns about their safety.

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Business Management & Strategy

By: Ber Leary
March 30th, 2021

Change has been the only constant in recent months, as everyone tries to adapt to remote work, Zoom meetings, and social distancing practices. It’s been an unprecedented strain, and most people feel like they’ve had enough change to last a lifetime.  

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Business Management & Strategy | Employee Relations

By: Ber Leary
March 10th, 2021

In an ideal world, performance reviews would be 100% objective. Every employee would face the same yardstick and you would get a consistent assessment of their contribution.

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Risk Management | Business Management & Strategy | COVID-19

By: Ber Leary
March 3rd, 2021

Remote working has been a massive success in the past year. But now that the vaccine is rolling out, employers are looking at ways to ditch Zoom calls and return to the office. There’s just one problem: not everyone wants to go back. And it’s causing tension at some companies.

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HR Tech

By: Ber Leary
February 12th, 2021

Remote working has been a lifesaver during the pandemic - figuratively and literally. But when people are working outside of your secure IT network, they immediately become targets for cybercriminals. According to a recent Deloitte survey, phishing attacks have increased by a massive 26% in the past year.