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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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Risk Management | News

By: Kathy Albarado
January 21st, 2018

Considerations for Federal Contractors with the Government Shutdown The government shutdown of 2013 lasted 16 days. Fortunately, we have just heard that the House, Senate, and the Executive Office have found common ground and the government has reopened after day 3.

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Business Management & Strategy | Best Practices | Employee Relations

By: Kathy Albarado
March 14th, 2016

In 2014, Merriam-Webster announced “Culture” as the top word of the year as shown by the increase in look ups over the prior year.  Not surprising as it seems to appear in regular conversations more frequently.  As it relates to organizational culture, we’re referring to the unwritten expectations of what people perceive is expected of them.  Culture is really the behaviors and norms that manifest themselves within an organization.  Or said differently, culture drives how the work gets done.