Ever since the pandemic, employees have been demanding more Paid Time Off (PTO) and other forms of leave. And that's understandable--most of us realized during the crisis that we all need to spend more time with our families and enjoy life outside of work.
Behind every great business, there's a great human resources team. HR plays a vital role in building and developing great teams, but the most important role of HR is to support the rest of the company as they go about delivering strategic goals. Sometimes, the existing human resources team needs a helping hand. That's where HR outsourcing comes in.
As more people receive a COVID vaccination, many employers are weighing their options and starting to make decisions about returning to the office. A colleague and I recently discussed what happens after you're vaccinated with a group of young professionals with the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce. We had a great discussion about considerations and forming a plan for returning to the workplace once more people are fully vaccinated.
On Friday, February 5, 2021, Helios HR hosted the Human Capital Impact Forum: Future-Proof Your People Strategy for 2021. The virtual event brought together over 150 HR and C-level leaders and was moderated Helios HR’s President, Ethan Gill, and included panelists: Monica Dalwadi, Managing Partner at Baker Tilly; Erin Ogburn, Chief People Officer at Kearney & Company; and Vandana Sinha, Editor-in-Chief at the Washington Business Journal.
Has your organizational culture changed because of COVID-19? If so, you're not alone. The COVID-19 pandemic has driven a lot of change in organizations – changes in the way people work, communicate, and co-operate. Many of these changes have allowed organizations to update policies to suit an increasingly remote workforce. If you're trying to figure out how to keep your company culture alive remotely, this may be a chance to review your entire organizational culture.
The McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act is governed by the U.S. Department of Labor and applies to contractors and subcontractors performing work on certain contracts with the Government. In my experience, I have worked with clients who have experienced difficulties understanding Service Contract Act employee exemptions.