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4 Tips For Managing A Remote Workforce

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Mar 25, 2020 6:30:00 AM

Due to COVID-19, a remote workforce has become an unexpected reality for many workers and employers. And managing that workforce presents new challenges. 

[In light of the current pandemic, the subsequent health crisis, and the impact on businesses, this August 2018 post has been revised and updated.]

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Topics: workforce management, remote workforce, telecommuting, coronavirus, COVID-19

Being Prepared For Employee Lawsuits

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 13, 2020 9:15:00 AM

No business wants to be subject to an employee lawsuit, but the odds are good that any business will be at some point. The question is whether they'll be prepared when it does happen.


[This post was previously published in June 2018. It has been updated and revised to provide the most up-to-date information.]

When it comes to thinking about employee lawsuits there are two major actions that need to be taken: prevention and preparation.

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Topics: HR best practices, HR compliance, harassment, discrimination, workforce management

Employee Engagement Is Rising. Is Yours?

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Feb 6, 2020 10:08:12 AM

As a business owner or HR manager, you know that employee engagement is important. But do you know if your employees are truly engaged?


A recent poll conducted by the Gallup organization found that employee engagement nation-wide as gone up significantly as of last year. 

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Topics: HR best practices, workforce management, company culture, employee engagement, employee retention

Workforce Management Highlights For 2020

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on Dec 17, 2019 11:02:00 AM

Employers and HR managers know that each new year brings with it a new set of workforce management changes and requirements. January 2020 is no different.

We previously posted an overview of the significant labor-related legislation that will affect most, if not all, employers in California. Here is a brief set of highlights of a few more items that will likely have the broadest impact California businesses.

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Topics: HR compliance, overtime pay, california labor laws, labor law compliance, california minimum wage, workforce management

HR And Workplace Health Issues

Posted by Leslie Ruhland on May 30, 2019 7:12:00 AM

Among the many responsibilities of any HR department is that of monitoring the health and wellness of their fellow workers. And workplace health issues are common.


Every year brings with it the "flu season" though influenza and other related diseases are not restricted to certain "seasons" or time frames. Then there are colds, seasonal allergies and even occasional outbreaks of other diseases, such as measles

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Topics: paid sick leave, workforce management, workplace safety, Title VII, EEOC

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