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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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By: Natalie O'Laughlin
May 11th, 2015

If you aren't already familiar, the Helios Apollo Awards recognizes Greater Washington organizations and their leaders for having outstanding talent development and engagement initiatives. We started this program to honor and celebrate those building cultures of intention. To us, that means the intentional focus on building environments where people want to come to work every day to make an impact both in their organizations and their community.

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By: Natalie O'Laughlin
March 6th, 2015

Recognizing Washington Employers for Growing, Developing & Engaging Employees RESTON, VA (March 6, 2015) - Helios HR, a human capital consulting and recruiting firm, proudly announces the 26 finalists for the 2015 Helios Apollo Awards. The finalists, selected from a pool of more than 200 nominations, represent organizations from the Washington, DC metropolitan area that promote employee development as part of their integral culture. (The complete list of finalists can be found at the end of this release).

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Helios HR | Community | News | Employee Relations

By: Natalie O'Laughlin
January 16th, 2015

January 16, 2015 (Reston, Virginia) – With temperatures dropping to the low teens this winter, the Hunter Mill Coat Closet has too many empty hangers. The Winter Coat Closet, sponsored by Supervisor Cathy Hudgins and Cornerstones, distributed approximately 5,000 donated warm coats last winter season to children and families in need. Ranked as the third wealthiest county in the United States, it’s surprising to learn that there are 1,700 children, women and men that face homelessness in Fairfax.[1] Add that to the 64,600 living in poverty in Fairfax County,[2] and the number of coats donated doesn’t seem to be nearly enough.

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Total Rewards | Helios HR | Community | News | Employee Relations | Talent Acquisition

By: Natalie O'Laughlin
December 14th, 2014

Recognizing Forward-Thinking Employers for Outstanding Employee Development Programs RESTON, VA, December 14, 2014 – Helios HR today announced the welcoming of nominations for the 2015 Helios Apollo Awards™, which recognizes Greater Washington employers who focus on the growth and development of their people. The deadline to submit an application is Friday, February 13, 2015.

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Communication | Helios HR | Employee Relations

By: Kayla Bell
November 7th, 2014

Studies show that a healthy work environment help lead to both the overall health and well-being of individuals and higher engagement of your employees in the workplace. A respectful workplace can be defined by a number of qualities within your organization; example qualities include:

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Helios HR | Community

By: Amy Dozier
October 13th, 2014

The mission of Homestretch is to empower homeless families with children in Virginia to attain permanent housing and self-sufficiency by giving them the skills, knowledge, and hope they need to become productive participants in the community.   Homestretch families are enrolled in a two year program and provided transitional housing and access to education, financial, and life skills services to help them become self-sufficient.