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13 Ways to Build a Culture of Giving Thanks

The season for giving thanks and expressing gratitude – to our vendors, customers, and most importantly our employees – has commenced. There are many ways that employers can cultivate a culture of gratitude and giving thanks in the workplace not only around Thanksgiving, but throughout the … Continue reading

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3 Workplace Guidelines for the Upcoming Election

Here are three critical points employers need to know regarding legal voting rights and political activities in the workplace in terms of the upcoming election. 1. Voting. In Ohio, employers cannot fire or threaten to fire an employee for taking … Continue reading

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10 Ways to Prevent Office Politics

Election time is well underway and office politics may be brewing in your organization. Different views, beliefs, and stances on issues pervade our workplaces – not only in regards to political issues, but also on organizational and workplace issues that affect … Continue reading

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4 Legal and Employee Issues to Consider for Holiday Functions

The upcoming Halloween holiday (and other emerging holidays) brings to light a few critical legal and employee concerns that every HR professional needs to be aware of for their organizations. What may appear to be innocent office decorations, attire, conversations, … Continue reading

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Boost Business Results by Creating a Great Workplace

There’s no question that HR impacts the bottom line, largely through the practices it employs to effectively engage its staff and build a great place to work. In recent years, numerous studies have suggested that building great places to work … Continue reading

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3 Questions to Ask Your Top Performers

What would your top performers say about your workplace? What would they say about its strengths, its weaknesses, what makes them stay, and what makes them think about leaving? How would they describe the ways in which your organization has … Continue reading

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