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Student Loan Repayment Benefits – Is It Worth The Investment?

Student Loan Repayment Benefits – Is It Worth The Investment?   When I graduated college, my student loan debt prevented me from doing many things: getting a place of my own, saving in my 401(k), and much more.   As...

/ March 25, 2017
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Train Your Brain to Focus Using These 4 Steps

Train Your Brain to Focus Using These 4 Steps What is the first thing that pops into your head when you hear the names Bill Gates and Warren Buffet? These two men are the faces of wealth and entrepreneurship, and...

/ March 25, 2017
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House Committees Release Proposed Legislation to Repeal and Replace the ACA

House Committees Release Proposed Legislation to Repeal and Replace the ACA UPDATE: The American Health Care Act (AHCA), which had been proposed on March 6, 2017 to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA), has been pulled as House Republican leaders...

/ March 23, 2017
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HR Seminar Invite: When Reasonable People Do Unreasonable Things

When Reasonable People Do Unreasonable Things Anger can make the most well-intentioned and rational people act in ways that baffle their colleagues. When triggered, even the most reasonable among us choose unreasonable behaviors.  However, anger is an important data point...

/ March 22, 2017
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7 Simple Hiring Changes to Build a More Diverse Team

7 Simple Hiring Changes to Build a More Diverse Team As a result of International Women’s Day, concerned, thoughtful people around the world discussed how to best close the gender gap that continues to keep the proportion of women in...

/ March 20, 2017
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Should I Seriously Consider Self-Funding or Are There Other Options?

Should I seriously consider self-funding or are there other options? More and more, small to medium sized organizations are choosing to pay out of pocket for employee health claims rather than paying a high fixed monthly premium to an insurance...

/ March 17, 2017
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Work life Balance and Technology: Are You Sending Employees Mixed Signals?

Work life Balance and Technology: Are You Sending Employees Mixed Signals? In my 30 years as an HR professional, I have seen technology dramatically erode employees’ work-life balance.  The pervasive 24/7/365 mentality has created a set of expectations on the...

/ March 16, 2017
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3 Employer Tips for Making the Most of March Madness

3 Employer Tips for Making the Most of March Madness March Madness, the anticipated annual basketball tournament, is right around the corner! Soon, workplaces large and small throughout the U.S will be experiencing bouts of cheers, groans, and money exchanging...

/ March 10, 2017