Month: April 2021

ARPA COBRA Subsidy 101

The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA) has some new rules related to the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA). Any employer that has a health plan subject to COBRA should be aware of these changes. Let’s take a look at the basics of what ARPA will implement. COBRA Subsidies Available April–September 2021 ARPA

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The Evolution of Cybersecurity

Today is World Backup Day, a day dedicated to protecting your vital information by backing up all critical files, and locking them away from scam artists and hackers. That has never been more important than it is now. Last year, we saw cybercriminals seizing a massive business opportunity. Our rapid shift to working from home

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How To Know If Job Candidates Are Lying On Their Resumes

If you want to land your dream job, you need a professional CV or resume to show prospective employers. Another thing that you need is a great cover letter to accompany your CV. This is a step that’s often overlooked. A strong resume is not going to take you very far if you simply send it with

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How To Be Successful in Your Next Remote Interview

In efforts to limit the spread of the COVID-19, many companies have adapted to remote work by leveraging video systems like Zoom to connect virtually with their employees. Employers, who are still actively hiring, like Instacart, Amazon, Google, and Microsoft, are opting for virtual interactions to take the place of in-person job interviews. This shift in the career

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Sports Legends Share Advice on Building Super Teams

What does it take to build Super Teams? That is, teams of high-performing individuals that consistently strive for and achieve success. The answer can be found in boardrooms as much as on sports teams. Indeed, this article features three sports influencers who share their views on recruiting people to be on Super Teams. They are: 

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How to Use Video to Overcome Remote Work Productivity Gaps

Hybrid work is here to stay. Apply these best practices with teams of any size for greater success. White-collar workers have all recently been guinea pigs in a grand work experiment—and now, the results are in. By rapidly adapting to pandemic restrictions,  organizations have learned that remote work is a viable alternative to full-time office

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COVID-19 vaccinations for employees: Can employers mandate it?

Employers and business leaders must decide how to handle COVID-19 vaccinations for employees. It’s a hot-button issue that’s complicated by an array of factors. And, as with so many issues businesses have faced during the pandemic, there are no easy answers. There are several general points worth contemplating when considering your company’s best course of

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