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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 | Business Management & Strategy | COVID-19

By: Ber Leary
March 3rd, 2021

Remote working has been a massive success in the past year. But now that the vaccine is rolling out, employers are looking at ways to ditch Zoom calls and return to the office. There’s just one problem: not everyone wants to go back. And it’s causing tension at some companies.

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Business Management & Strategy | Human Capital Impact Forum

By: Jenna Louis
February 9th, 2021

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.

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Business Management & Strategy

By: Ber Leary
February 1st, 2021

360-degree feedback reviews are the HR equivalent of a full-body CT scan. They’re both intensive, highly revealing, and they can make the subject feel a little claustrophobic. But they’re also terrific tools for finding out precisely what makes a person tick.

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Business Management & Strategy

By: Ber Leary
January 29th, 2021

2020 saw something of a boom in executive coaching. CEOs and senior management found themselves trying to navigate a turbulent, pandemic-struck world, with no one to turn to for guidance. Coaches offered calm, objective support and helped leaders to develop survival strategies on the fly.

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Business Management & Strategy

By: Ber Leary
December 29th, 2020

As one year ends and another begins, it’s the ideal time to start preparing for the challenges ahead. There are some standard things to put in any preparedness checklist, such as reviewing your staffing plan, ensuring open enrolment is working, and talking to department leaders about their resource and training needs. But after the extraordinary events of the past year, you may need to include some additional items to your checklist.  

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Business Management & Strategy | COVID-19

By: Jenna Louis
December 15th, 2020

Is Your Organizational Culture Changing Because of COVID-19? Needless to say, the COVID-19 pandemic has incited a lot of change in organizations – changes in the way people work, the way companies communicate, and what the work environment looks like, among many other things. On a positive note, many of these changes have allowed organizations to revisit programs or policies that may now be out-of-date and make adjustments to fit the shift to a largely remote workforce.