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Risk Management | Business Management & Strategy
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.
A positive culture can be the engine that drives your success. People thrive in an atmosphere of support and encouragement, which inspires them to innovate and exceed your expectations.
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.
Up until 2020, business continuity and disaster recovery plans were mostly a matter of “what if?” What if disaster strikes? What if our team can’t come to the office? What if a large part of our team is absent at the same time?
The national Covid-19 vaccination program has stalled, with just over half of Americans now fully vaccinated. As a result, the federal government has decided to step in. In September, President Biden ordered mandatory vaccination policies that would impact federal workers, government contractors, and some private firms.