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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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Risk Management | Best Practices

By: Helios
September 21st, 2021

Every employee is irreplaceable, in a way. People have characteristics that make them one-of-a-kind, whether it’s their attention to detail, their empathy with customers, or their genius for communication. But when an employee is literally impossible to replace, you might run into problems.

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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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Risk Management | COVID-19

By: Ber Leary
December 1st, 2020

In a normal year, your employees’ holiday schedule wouldn’t be a big concern. You might politely ask where they’re going, but it’s not business-critical for you to discuss their travel plans. 

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Risk Management | Benefits | Employee Relations

By: Debra Kabalkin
November 13th, 2020

Here we are, it's November 2020 and we've been experiencing a global pandemic for nearly a whole year. Stateside, this pandemic has manifested stress and anxiety for employees and leaders alike.

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Risk Management | Employee Relations | COVID-19

By: Ber Leary
November 4th, 2020

Covid-19 has shown us just how amazing people can be.  

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Risk Management

By: Jenna Louis
October 30th, 2020

The McNamara-O’Hara Service Contract Act is governed by the U.S. Department of Labor and applies to contractors and subcontractors performing work on certain contracts with the Government. In my experience, I have worked with clients who have experienced difficulties understanding Service Contract Act employee exemptions.