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Kathy Albarado Named Chair of SECAF Board

September 6, 2017

  For immediate release Contact: Amy Talley For SECAF atalley@jeffersoncomm.com (703) 323-8939 SECAF Elects New Board of Directors Leadership Kathy Albarado Named President; Curt Anderson, Mark Melton, and Matthew Agresti Elevated to Officers; Richard Pineda Joins as Member-At-Large September 5, 2017, McLean, VA – The Small and Emerging Contractors Advisory...

FAQ Clients Ask About Helios HR

May 2, 2017

Why Helios? As new consultants join the growing Helios HR team, they often ask me what I like most about working at Helios.  I always take a moment to reflect on that question and to date, my response has always been, “our team”.  When I say our team, I...

Benefits of Attending the Helios Apollo Awards: A Review

May 11, 2015

If you aren't already familiar, the Helios Apollo Awards recognizes Greater Washington organizations and their leaders for having outstanding employee 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...

Helios HR Business Partner Spotlight: Amy Gulati, GPHR & SPHR

August 6, 2014

At Helios, we work together to help enlightened leaders to build cultures of intention that attract, engage and retain exceptional teams. We are fortunate to have experienced steady growth and are in the position to hire more dynamic Human Resource Business Partners to join our team. I recently had...

CEO Spotlight: Catherine Meloy of Goodwill of Greater Washington

July 14, 2014

This month we interviewed Catherine Meloy, CEO of Goodwill of Greater Washington. Catherine and her team at Goodwill won an Apollo Award this year in the nonprofit category, Hercules for having outstanding employee engagement initiatives. Catherine has many years of leadership experience and shares advice on what it takes to be...

The Difference Between a Benefits Broker Vs. a Benefits Consultant

July 10, 2014

Here at Helios, I get numerous phone calls and emails each week from clients and coworkers with questions about their benefits plans.  I receive questions from “Is my health insurance and HMO, PPO, or POS?” to “My employee worked a reduced schedule this month; do I have to take...

Executive Spotlight: Christopher Hearing, President of Direct Holdings Global

July 15, 2013

Direct Holdings Global, most notably associated with the success of the Time Life brand, is a multi-channel marketer, distributor, and leader in entertainment and lifestyle direct-to-consumer marketing. In this interview, President Chris Hearing shares how they foster an environment that encourages trust and innovation. Check out the full interview...

How to Welcome New Employees and Make a Lasting Best Impression

April 29, 2013

No matter how exciting that new job is, without the proper welcome on the new hire’s first day, it may resemble the first day of freshman year of high school – awkward! Those age old questions resurface and new hires begin to think: Where will I sit? Where will...

How to know if you are the Right Fit for the Role – Interviewing Tips from a Senior Recruiter

April 24, 2013

Between making sure you have a perfect cover letter and resume, contacting leads to get the advantage over competition and following through on your application and interviews, looking for a new opportunity can sure seem like a full-time job. Read here to learn interviewing tips from a senior recruiter.

Leadership Spotlight: David Sylvester, Director of Learning & Development, Booz Allen Hamilton

November 13, 2012

This month we interviewed David Sylvester, Director of Learning & Development for Booz Allen Hamilton. Even during a time of economic uncertainty, BAH is staying focused and investing in the development of their employees. We think they might be onto something… Helios: What’s a development program that you are...

Merit Increase Projections for 2012-2013

October 2, 2012

By Senior HR Business Partner, Joanna Anderson, PHR, MPA The trend for the majority of companies across the nation is to contain merit increase budgets at 3% or less for 2012-2013. The Washington Post Capital Business reported the “compensation for workers in the Washington region rose only 2.1 in 2012 after...

How to Give Feedback Effectively

September 7, 2012

How often do you give feedback? Have you ever considered offering intentional feedback? Read this article on a giving feedback that is consistent in strategy and approach to make your job as a manager easier.

Helios is Hiring!

January 31, 2012

Who are we? Strong human resource practitioners with a passion for making significant impact on the   organizations we support.   Our team consists of experienced HR Business Partners who are committed to client success. As a Helios HR Business Partner, you are an employee of our energetic team. What do...

Taking the Pulse of Healthcare Reform

December 13, 2011

When someone mentions healthcare reform what exactly are they referring to? This term has become synonymous with The Affordable Care Act that was signed into law March 2010 by President Obama. The law, which rolls out over the next few years with most changes occurring in 2014, is a...

Helios Participates In SHRM Day On The Hill

December 5, 2011

On Wednesday November 30, 2011, one of our HRBP/Senior Talent Acquisition Consultants, Matt Walker, gratefully joined the SHRM Advocacy Team on the Hill for the day to help inform legislators on how current public policy issues can affect employees, employers, and the HR profession as a whole. The SHRM...