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Common HR Challenges That Companies Face

Despite its ever-evolving nature, HR remains one of the most significant challenges for businesses. Ensuring an efficient HR operation requires intense resources, time, and money. However, a sufficient supply of these resources isn’t always enough to help businesses succeed at human resource management. Affluent companies are lucky in this regard, as they have the ability […]

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Why Your Business Should Outsource Unemployment Claims Management

If you own a business, outsourcing your unemployment claims management procedures can be a game-changer. For most employers with a sizeable workforce, handling unemployment insurance (UI) claims is exceptionally challenging, even for companies with a team of employees devoted exclusively to managing UI paperwork. When dealing with UI claims procedures, companies have to contend with […]

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How to Lay Off Employees Legally

During the COVID-19 pandemic, unemployment soared to 14.7% at its peak in April of 2020, and in the 15 weeks from mid-March to the end of June, another 49 million people filed for unemployment in the United States. When you come face to face with a layoff, here’s how you should proceed in order to […]

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7 Employee Retention Strategies to Help Reduce Turnover

Any company that has a high employee turnover rate will undoubtedly have to spend more time and money to attract high-quality candidates to work for it. A report prepared in 2017 by the Work Institute declared that every time a skilled worker leaves a company, it will cost it somewhere in the neighborhood of $15,000 […]

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How Does Unemployment Insurance Work? A Guide for C-Suite Executives

Over the last year, unemployment insurance has become very important to Americans who were thrown out of work as the economy took a nosedive in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Even companies that had historically low rates of unemployment were forced to deal with the reality of massive layoffs because various segments of the national […]

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What Should Employers Do if They Receive False Unemployment Claims?

When an employee files an unemployment claim, you will receive a notice of their request for unemployment compensation.  It is at this point that you have the option of protesting the claim, provided that you file your protest within the allotted timeframe listed on the notice. It’s important that you provide the unemployment office with […]