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How is HR’s new plan for the company shaping up? Here’s a forward-thinking strategy for success

There are so many considerations when modifying the workplace in a post-Covid-19 world, but can we even call it “post” yet?  HR professionals having to perform normal work functions while managing a new structural dynamic is an unbelievable amount of responsibility.  It’s almost impossible to think of everything, as change is moment to moment.  If […]

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Connected to the office but feeling remote? Time for a virtual engagement task force!

One of the things sure to come out of the new normal is remote working being more commonplace.  Sure it existed before, but in many organizations the “will this work for us” question has been answered.  And they’re not going back to the traditional office setting, at least not for everyone.  One factor missing from […]

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Starting to lose it? Here are some positive ideas to keep your remote team going

It’s Monday, we’ve been trapped in survival mode for over 90 days and the Coronavirus won’t take a hint.  In an effort to get your week off to a positive start, here are a few ways you can build your team up and foster inclusion with your remote crew.  Hope you enjoy the read and […]

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Man the Deck! 10 Ways to Boost Company Morale

The last thing you need during these rough seas we’re all trying to sail through is your crew wanting to jump ship.  You’ll need your whole team on board if you want to effectively navigate these unknown waters!  It’s hard to think of everything that will work because most office environments have never worked like […]

Backgrounds for Rehiring

Did You Cover Everything in Your Rehiring Plan? Here’s Your Check List!

Creating a rehiring plan with so many things to consider can be overwhelming.  We wanted to find a comprehensive check list to make it a little easier for you!  Here’s a quick guide which covers just about everything.  A few highlights to keep in mind as you create your new policies are: updated I-9 forms, […]

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HR Leader’s Secret Formula for Crisis – 5 Key Ingredients

The job description for a Human Resource professional can be extensive.  The position is far reaching & requires the ability to wear multiple hats.  Multi-tasking is what they’re good at, and dealing with challenges is a normal day at the office!  However, now that THE CRISIS has arrived, HR leaders find themselves uniquely qualified to […]

Help for Essential Worker Hiring

Background checks are crucial when hiring, even during a Pandemic, but first you need to find your candidates!  LinkedIn is contributing to this effort by offering free recruitment tools for the next 3 months to those searching for new hires & volunteers!  You can also do some things to speed up your background checks.  For […]

Faster Backgrounds = Faster Hiring

While healthcare workers and other essential employees are taking care of our families, co-workers and friends during this pandemic, some employers are quickly innovating their processes to get new employees hired faster.  Walmart announced it is hiring associates in as little as 24 hours.  (See article below.) The Swailes Backgrounds team is also partnering with […]