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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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Employee Relations | DEI | Organizational culture

By: Ber Leary
October 22nd, 2021

You can tell when a company has a great culture. There's an unmistakable buzz in the office, as an energized group of people work together to do amazing things. Everybody just clicks. 

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Employee Relations

By: Helios
September 30th, 2021

Managing a team has never been more challenging than it is right now. If you're a leader, the chances are that you've witnessed a drop in engagement recently, as your pandemic-weary staff yearns for a break. Meanwhile, you're probably worried about the impact of The Great Resignation and whether you're at risk of losing your best people.

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Business Management & Strategy | Employee Relations

By: Connie Maniscalco
August 27th, 2021

It's a hot labor market right now, and leaders in all industries are struggling to recruit. This could be bad news, even if you're not actively hiring. A competitive labor market means that employers will go to extreme measures to headhunt the best people—including the people on your team.

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Business Management & Strategy | Best Practices | Employee Relations

By: Lauren Liddle
August 19th, 2021

On an average working day in America, only one in three employees are fully engaged with their job. That's according to the latest data from Gallup, which shows that average engagement spiked during the pandemic, but is now back at normal levels. And, in most offices, normal is bad.

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Business Management & Strategy | Best Practices | Employee Relations

By: Amy Dozier
August 11th, 2021

Keeping hold of your best staff has always been a challenge. Experienced managers have a whole toolkit of techniques they use to identify retention risks and minimize staff turnover rates. But those techniques often involve face-to-face contact with the team. What happens when you’re trying to manage a group of remote workers?

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Best Practices | Employee Relations | DEI

By: Kathy Albarado
August 10th, 2021

American gymnast Simone Biles made headlines during the Tokyo Olympics by unexpectedly withdrawing from several events because of concerns about her mental health. Earlier in 2021, tennis star Namoi Osaka pulled out of the French Open, also citing mental health concerns.