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Is this the calm before the storm?

Posted on: September 23rd, 2020

In this topsy-turvy, up and down, what’s next kind of year, it feels kind of quiet right now.  I hope I didn’t just jinx us! At HR Elements, we’ve used the last several weeks, this relatively quiet moment, to review our 2020 plans and start planning for 2021.  Our team came to the conclusion that…

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Plan on Investing in Your Greatest Asset In 2021

Posted on: September 4th, 2020

The budgeting and planning season is upon us and I know what you’re thinking, “It’s September already?”  Yes, it is. This crazy, unpredictable year is flying by. As much as we’re moving forward in time, there’s still an element of feeling stuck. Planning for 2021 may be challenging because of the unknowns that lie ahead,…

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Keep adapting in August.

Posted on: August 6th, 2020

We all now know this pandemic has significantly changed how – and where – we work.  The changes we have made (or are pondering on) will have a lasting impact on how we approach office and workplace planning.  It’s important your company can adapt to the changing needs and desires of your employees. Throughout this…

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PANDEMIC: How to Help Your Employees Thrive During Times of Crisis

Posted on: April 30th, 2020

Senior HR Advisor, Jamie Beirman joins Patty Cisco to discuss issues facing companies during the COVID-19 crisis.  Hosted by the Sidney-Shelby County Chamber of Commerce, and facilitated by Grant Covault of Marketing Essentials, this series helps area businesses through the challenges of the pandemic.  Listen to PANDEMIC:  Episode Three here.  

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Planning Consideration for COVID-19

Posted on: March 13th, 2020

According to the CDC “All employers need to consider how best to decrease the spread of acute respiratory illness and lower the impact of COVID-19 in their workplace in the event of an outbreak in the US. They should identify and communicate their objectives, which may include one or more of the following: (a) reducing…

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Illness In The Workplace

Posted on: February 27th, 2020

Chances are that your social media feeds and news broadcasts have been filled with stories covering the Coronavirus epidemic. This week the CDC said that it’s not a matter of “if” but “when” the virus is in the US (more than the 60+ cases currently reported). The Northern Kentucky Health Department put together this great…

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The new Form I-9 has been released! 

Posted on: February 3rd, 2020

The effective date reads October 2019 but it was just released today.  You can begin using it now but the requirement is to have this in place by May 1st.  Click here to be re-directed to the form. Interested in what changed?  It’s not extremely obvious at first glance…but if you read through the document…

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Stay on top of FLSA Changes

Posted on: January 22nd, 2020

Overtime must be calculated by an employer to be at least one and one-half times the regular rate earned by a non-exempt employee for all hours worked over 40 in a workweek. In most cases, the “regular rate” includes all “remuneration for employment” which includes nondiscretionary bonuses, which means when a nondiscretionary bonus is paid…

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Preparing for the election/politics at work

Posted on: October 12th, 2019

        They’re here…no, not a poltergeist but political ads (which sometimes seem like a poltergeist in our televisions).  And they are only going to increase in frequency and tone as the days and weeks continue to creep further into fall.          We see them on television, interrupting our favorite…

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Is your business ready for 2020?

Posted on: October 8th, 2019

Values and clear goals are critical for a strong kick-off and aligning employee performance and behavior Recently, we had a client who was ready to kick off 2020 in a big way and really make some strategic changes to their business. We recommended a business strategy workshop in order to understand WHO their organization is…

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