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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.

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Business Management & Strategy | Best Practices | Employee Relations

By: Connie Maniscalco
August 27th, 2021

We’re experiencing a hot recruitment market right now, and leaders in all industries are finding it difficult to fill vacant positions. Even if you’re not actively recruiting right now, these conditions pose real challenges. A competitive market means that rival employers will go to extreme measures to headhunt the best people on your team.

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Business Management & Strategy | Best Practices | Employee Relations

By: Connie Maniscalco
July 13th, 2021

Strong team culture can be the fine line between success and failure. And yet, team culture is something that’s hard to define and even harder to manage. In an age of hybrid teams and remote workers, cultural cohesion can seem like a bigger challenge than ever. But you’ve got one secret weapon on your side: your HR team.

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Total Rewards | Business Management & Strategy

By: Connie Maniscalco
April 30th, 2021

The past year has been what many, including myself, are describing as a relentless crisis. Some businesses have passed this test, thanks to the hard work and dedication of their employees. But a year of sustained stress could be the catalyst for another crisis: a tidal wave of employee burnout.

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Risk Management

By: Connie Maniscalco
July 31st, 2020

By now, as a business owner you are likely aware of the Emergency Standard that went into effect Monday, July 27, 2020 in the state of Virginia to combat the spread of COVID-19. Virginia was the first state in the nation to adopt mandatory standards, quickly followed by California.

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Risk Management

By: Connie Maniscalco
September 6th, 2018

If you look up Federal Government Fiscal Year End, here is what you would find on the Wikipedia page:

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Risk Management | Benefits

By: Connie Maniscalco
March 2nd, 2016

Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors On Wednesday, February 24, 2016 the Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division announced the release of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) to implement Executive Order (EO) 13706 Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors.  Executive Order 13706 was signed by President Obama on Labor Day of 2015 and requires federal government contractors and subcontractors to provide up to seven days of paid sick leave a year to exempt and non-exempt employees working on government contracts.