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  • An Employee’s Comprehensive Guide to Employment Benefits

    December 26, 2022

    It’s a big world out there, which makes the prospect of job hunting, let alone getting a job, more daunting. Despite these challenges, being accepted to a position that aligns with your morals, career goals, education, and interests is a significant milestone for any aspiring professional. Earning a living opens you to a host of […]

  • What to Do When You Get Fired: A Detailed Guide

    December 11, 2022

    One of the notable lows during the pandemic was that many people lost their jobs involuntarily. Finding yourself unemployed in uncertain times will take a toll on your financial stability and even your physical and mental health.  There can be many reasons you’re on the hot seat, with the worst-case scenario being let go by […]

  • The Fair Labor Standards Act: An Ultimate Guide

    December 7, 2022

    All companies must establish strong workplace policies regardless of size or industry. While protocols and procedures may vary on a case-by-case basis, all organizations must have fair labor practices. From exercising inclusivity, respect, and teamwork to following codes of ethics, employees and employers must comply and co-exist harmoniously. In addition to a safe workplace, all […]

  • All You Need to Know About the OSHA’s Workplace Safety Law

    November 30, 2022

    Generally speaking, all employees are much more productive in an environment where they feel safe and comfortable. Meanwhile, employers will have peace of mind if their teams are protected from various risks and dangers in the workplace. As the manager of your company, you should know by now that building a safe working environment is […]

  • A Legal Guide to Dating a Coworker: The Dos and Don’ts

    November 25, 2022

    Spending a third of the day at work eventually leads to strong connections with coworkers. Besides forming friendships that can last a lifetime, many also develop deep feelings and fall for each other. A survey showed that most employees had formed some office romance; 58% have been involved with a colleague, and 72% of those […]

  • The Great Resignation Explained: Facts, Figures, and Causes

    November 23, 2022

    In 2021, the world was still facing the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic, like lockdowns and the global recession. This was also when the so-called Great Resignation started, which describes the elevated rate at which employees in the United States started quitting their jobs. There have been numerous opinions as to what is truly driving […]

  • Top Causes of Employee Turnover and How to Address Them

    October 10, 2022

    Employee retention can be a challenging ordeal for many companies. Think of sudden resignations leading to grueling hours of resume sorting, interviews, training sessions, and many more. Since recruiting can take up a significant amount of time and resources, retention should instead be the focus of employers and managers. Talents are one of—if not—the most […]

  • 7 Effective Ways to Build an Inclusive Workplace

    September 30, 2022

    The workplace is a complex environment where people of different backgrounds gather to work and interact with one another. Because offices have high cultural diversity, inclusion should always be observed regardless of industry or working setup.  The number of women and minorities in the workplace has steadily increased in the past few years. Recent reports […]

  • Pregnancy Discrimination in the Workplace: An In-Depth Look

    September 15, 2022

    Over the past few years, society has become more accepting of cultural, gender, and ethnic differences. This is highly evident in modern workplaces, now more inclusive of different people. Because of this development, employees can work in a safe space that allows them to perform at their best. While workplace diversity is definitely improving, there’s […]

  • A Wellness Guide to Mental Health in the Workplace

    August 24, 2022

    Mental health in the workplace is just as important as physical health. If you’re feeling anxious, stressed, or overworked, your performance will suffer, affecting the company’s performance, too. Mental health is often the first thing to give in when under stress. You may get overwhelmed and feel like you are not doing enough or don’t […]

  • A Guide to Supporting Religious Accommodation in the Workplace

    August 16, 2022

    An important factor to an organization’s success is creating a workplace that allows employees to work harmoniously. While a cordial workplace where everyone understands each other is ideal, misunderstandings and conflict among individuals with different experiences and world views are sometimes unavoidable. One of the primary sources of conflict among employees is religion. People may […]

  • Hiring People with Disabilities: Promoting Equal Work Opportunity

    August 10, 2022

    Most people with disabilities are determined and dedicated to living a productive and dignified life. Employment provides them with opportunities to be self-sufficient and valuable members of society. However, only 17.9% of people with disabilities were employed in the U.S. in 2020. This figure dipped from the 19.3% employment rate back in 2019. Attributing to […]