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Helios HR Blog

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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Talent Acquisition

By: Richa Srivastava
October 23rd, 2020

Full-cycle recruiting can be tricky and time-consuming process, and it can be difficult to find the right talent for the right job with the candidate market in the Greater Washington, DC region. In our federal contracting hub here in the DC area, businesses are often required to recruit for a position that doesn’t even exist. Now, that is a true challenge and often why our clients will bring us in to help!

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Diversity & Inclusion | Talent Acquisition

By: Tiffany Campbell
October 20th, 2020

One of the keys to a successful recruitment strategy is to ensure you attract diverse talent. Diversity recruiting is the practice of hiring candidates using a process that is free from biases for or against any individual or group of candidates. Diversity can come in many forms including but not limited to: ableism, gender, sexual orientation, age, religion, socio-economic status, race and ethnicity. 

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Business Management & Strategy | COVID-19

By: Ber Leary
October 13th, 2020

Right now, all over the world, CEOs are sitting with their most trusted leaders to draw up a post-Covid recovery strategy. HR plays a vital role in this conversation. There are so many human capital issues to discuss, like training and support for employees, facilitating the move to remote, and the unfortunate need for some firms to restructure. And yet, HR isn’t always at the table. Often, the senior leadership make strategic decisions and leave HR to figure out the logistics. So, how can HR ensure that they have a voice in these crucial discussions? In a word: trust.

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Total Rewards | COVID-19

By: Hannah Esbenshade
October 8th, 2020

Article originally appeared in NVTC's The Voice of Technology magazine in September 2020.

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By: Ber Leary
October 6th, 2020

Covid-19 has pushed us all to our limits. Some people struggled to adapt to remote working; others had to balance work with home-schooling their kids. On top of that, there's the anxiety of witnessing a pandemic that has cost both jobs and, sadly, lives.

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Total Rewards | Diversity & Inclusion | COVID-19 | Human Capital Impact Forum

By: Judith Miller
October 6th, 2020

On Friday, September 25th, 2020, Helios HR hosted its first Virtual Human Capital Impact Forum with about 200 participants in attendance. Moderated by Helios’ CEO, Kathy Albarado, our panel of high-profile thought leaders in the People & Culture arena discussed how to “Break Out and THRIVE as Employer of Choice in 2021”. For those of you who couldn't join us, we've included the webinar recording or you can read the full recap below!