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PTO vs. Traditional Time Off Policies

Aug 15, 2017
Mercer PeoplePro Blog PTO

Companies are switching to a PTO model from a traditional time off policy. We explore the pros and cons and the impact it has on small business owners.

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FMLA – The Perils of Violating The Law

Aug 14, 2017
Mercer PeoplePro Blog FMLA

Granting or denying FMLA leave is a multi-step process, with each step a potential landmine for committing a violation. Learn how HR can proactively prepare.

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The Rise of Individualism at Work

Aug 2, 2017
Mercer PeoplePro Blog Individualism at Work

In The Rise of Individualism at Work, Dr. Jones discusses why today’s employees want to be regarded and respected for their individuality and the implications this has for HR.

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Mercer PeoplePro Spotlight — Sharon Salmon

Jul 5, 2017
Mercer PeoplePro Blog Sharon Salmon

Meet Mercer PeoplePro, Strategy & Talent Management specialist Sharon Salmon. Sharon’s a business operation specialist with a strong background in fiscal management and an expert at finding streamlined solutions to reslove complex hurdles.

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New EEO Requirement Reporting — Are you Ready?

Jun 27, 2017
Mercer PeoplePro Blog EEO Requirement

The new EEO requirement reporting can be challenging to navigate. Kathleen Huggins, Mercer PeoplePro Talent Management specialist, identifies the changes, challenges and offers steps needed for early preparation.

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Handling Layoffs & Company Downsizing — HR Advice

Jun 26, 2017
Mercer PeoplePro Blog Handling Layoffs

Handling layoffs and company downsizing can be stressful. Dear Gabby offers advice to HR professionals in need of guidance when faced with handling layoffs.

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ACA Excise Tax — Update

Jun 23, 2017
Mercer PeoplePro Blog Excise Tax

The ACA excise tax postponement may relieve some of the concern until 2020 but when it comes to the ACA there are no guarantees. Kathleen Huggins, Mercer PeoplePro Talent Management specialist outlines next steps to help you plan accordingly.

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Engaging Employees — 5 Mistakes You’re Making (reprise)

Jun 16, 2017
Mercer PeoplePro Blog Engaging Employees

Engaging employees is an extremely popular concept. Unfortunately, it may not be effective. Here are 5 Mistakes companies make that you need to avoid.

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Social Media Policy — Do You Have One?

Jun 14, 2017
Mercer PeoplePro Blog Social Media Policy

A social media policy that balances company goals with NLRB requirements can be a challenge to draft. Learn what’s required to be compliant.

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Gig Workers — Growing Flexible Workforce

Jun 7, 2017
Mercer PeoplePro Blog Gig Workers

Hiring gig workers can make a company more agile, giving it the ability to grow quickly, without taking on the ‘overhead’ associated with hiring permanent employees. See if a gig workforce is right for your company.

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