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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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HR Tech | Best Practices | Recruitment outsourcing

By: Ber Leary
June 24th, 2022

When you work in HR outsourcing, one of the hardest questions to answer is: what does an HR consultant actually do? It would be easier to answer the question, “what does an HR consultant not do?”

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Business Management & Strategy | Best Practices | Employee Relations

By: Kim Moshlak
June 22nd, 2022

As an outsourced HR consultant, I regularly work with small businesses in need of support in Human Resources. Often these businesses are either in a start-up mode or have a small footprint and need part-time, efficient support to move their businesses forward. That work can sometimes be tactical, and sometimes strategic, and so hiring an outsourcing firm with a broad base of talented generalists can often be a great solution for a company that finds itself in this situation.

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Diversity & Inclusion | News | Business Management & Strategy | Best Practices | Employee Relations

By: Kim Moshlak
June 2nd, 2022

Over the past few years, we've seen the national conversation about diversity change as people respond to movements like #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter. People increasingly expect their employers to support DE&I initiatives and support an inclusive workplace. One survey found that up to 86% of candidates are more likely to choose an employer that supports diversity.  While most companies have a diversity equity and inclusion policy in place, not every office is welcoming to women and minorities. This presents a real challenge for employers. How do you go about creating a respectful workplace? And how do you keep diversity alive on your team? 

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Business Management & Strategy | Best Practices

By: Ber Leary
May 18th, 2022

Historically, Human Resources was (and sometimes still is) regarded as a back-office function, rather than a strategic one. And in the case of many small and mid-sized businesses, the C-suite defines strategy, and then HR is called upon to help execute.

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Total Rewards | Business Management & Strategy | Best Practices | Employee Relations | Talent Acquisition

By: Ber Leary
May 13th, 2022

In the past, professionals used to seek out companies that could offer employment for the whole of their career—the so-called “job for life”. Those days are long gone, and the average American will now have 12 jobs in their lifetime.

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Best Practices | Organizational culture

By: Ber Leary
April 28th, 2022

When you turn on the TV or check social media these days, it seems filled with nothing but bad news. Sometimes I can feel these current events linger in the back of my mind while I'm trying to work, and it will shift my mood for the day. And I thought, if that is happening to me and I'm not directly impacted, it's likely happening to other team members and perhaps on even more varying levels.