As October 1st, the end of the fiscal year gets closer, so does the potential for a government shutdown. Understandably, questions about how to prepare for a shutdown are top of mind for government contractors. We’ll discuss considerations and how to prepare your workforce for an uncertain situation.
Many of my clients are surprised when I share that a proper job title and a well-written job description are crucial parts of a successful search for the right employee.
Employee turnover is a natural part of any business. Contracts come to an end, employees move on, and you hire new people to replace them.
Whenever I am working with a client who I notice is experiencing higher than normal turnover for their industry, I make it a point to talk business and tie back the financial impact and bottom line risks they are incurring. Sometimes, all it takes is an eye-opening conversation around the numbers to institute a change in the organizational culture and behaviors.
LATEST UPDATE: On January 13, 2022, the Supreme Court of the United States upheld a stay on the vaccine mandate for private employers. An appeal against the vaccine mandates for federal contractors is currently in progress. On Thursday, December 2, 2021, Helios held a webinar for our clients and business colleagues on the Federal Vaccine Mandate: What Government Contractors Need to Know in partnership with NFP and Holland & Knight. We were fortunate to have Helios HR's Jenna Louis interview employment law specialist, Kara Ariail, Partner with Holland & Knight, to answer some of the most pressing questions on our minds today.