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Working Remote is here to stay! Be ready, be flexible, seek to embrace it!

COVID seems to be back in our communities in a big way...are you ready to respond? Having been guiding so many through this pandemic and all the leaves associated I have to say I have had some experience already in best practices on this front! I want to share with you two videos that you may...

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How is COVID changing your managing of employees?

Well well, most of my days recently consist of calls related to managing COVID in the workplace! Between the leaves that are becoming more confusing than anything. The NYS Sick Leave plan coming up and how to integrate it into other paid time off. And then, the panic when an employee tests...

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Human Resources is becoming more and more a critical part of your business! How do you match up?

It may be time to regroup and focus on HR in your organization How are you handling your HR functions? Are you using someone in a profession that isn’t specialized in the field of HR? Do you have your Controller or higher level clerical person handle HR day to day functions that you call “HR”? ...

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Creative methods of filling or replacing organization positions to balance your budget without losing expertise

So many organizations are struggling with their organization structure. So many are seeking ways to address their budget constraints but yet needing the professional expertise in many area. How are you addressing these concerns? Here are some ways that have been very effective for so...

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Handling Difficult People- Resolving conflict

Here are some tips for dealing with those "hard to get along with" types: Be clear about the issue Know your objective for the meeting Find a way to remain calm about the discussion Manage your emotions as well as the employee Be comfortable with silence Preserve the...

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HR answers as you need them! Why do you need such resources?

We use attorneys. Why would we need an HR consultant? Attorneys are still part of your HR challenges, however HR Websource offers a variety of policies and practices that will keep this need to a minimum. Cost for one...Attorneys can be expensive and provide the law, not necessarily best...

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Anti Harassment Training - Online - Are you compliant? What type of work environment do you have?

No excuses...you may have employees working from home. This is an ideal time to get to training, especially mandated types like this one. JBM has this online, takes 45 minutes and is thorough to meet the requirements. Did you plan your training for 2020? Why do you need to care? One it is...

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What are the silver linings you are finding with this Pandemic?

The gloom and doom won't get us anywhere. We just need to be responsible and do what we can do to protect ourselves and our families. I find many positives coming of this, do you? I have seen many positives already frankly. More kindness More support More giving More consideration of...

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What do you do when working from home? Are you happy with your home/worklife?

This pandemic is in full force, we have had a few weeks now and it can be getting very old to some...OR you can decide to make this time productive. What are you doing each day? Do you have a structure to your day? Are you seeking to improve your knowledge and skills? Are you eating well and...

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Managing your workforce from home

There are so many best practices related. Please don't fumble through this. Many organizations have done this for many years. JBM can provide the tips on effectively managing employees working from home. What you need to consider: Full, detailed policies on telecommuting Assessment of...

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