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White Papers for SHRM Human Resource Vendor Directory

  • Testing for COVID-19 - Returning to Work: Your Options & Legal ConsiderationsBy

    COVID-19 cases will continue to impact our healthcare systems until a therapeutic treatment has been established and/or a vaccine has been approved. As a result, businesses are challenged to find the best approach to keeping employees safe with the least amount of liability, and reestablishing...
  • Earned Income Advances vs. Small-Dollar Loan ProgramsBy

    The average unplanned expense is around $3,500. And, 71% of Americans in 2019 said they experienced a financial shock of $1,000 or greater. Earned income advances can be beneficial for your employees in some cases, but they don't solve for the unexpected expenses that more than two-thirds of the...
  • Who Manages the Unemployment Tax Rates? Why Does It Matter?By

    Assessing unemployment tax rates and developing a cost control strategy.
  • A New Approach to Leadership DevelopmentBy

    Given the volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity of the 21st century, leaders need to develop the ability to adapt and grow comfortable within this business environment. Change is continually happening and at an escalated scale. It is difficult to predict the future, and the drivers...
  • Stress Recovery EffectBy

    Sometimes, it isn’t easy communicating value on investment or return on investment, here is a great place to start to help peak your interest, let us help you navigate and facilitate those conversations. Our programs are based on hard science, data, and research.”
  • The Invisible Drain on Your Company's CultureBy

    Written by Mark Scullard, PhD, who works at John Wiley & Sons. Training Solutions is an authorized partner of Wiley for all Everything DiSC programs/products. In this paper, Dr. Scullard explores the topic of personality based assessments as way to help people understand their behaviors and...
  • ACA Responsibilities - What You Need to KnowBy

    Employers use this flowchart to determine which Affordable Care Act forms they are responsible for filing.
  • The need for an AAPBy

    Problem Why is it necessary to establish and maintain an Affirmative Action Plan (AAP)? It is the Law. (Please see below on the background of Affirmative Action). Who mandates this? The US Federal Government. Who enforces Affirmative Action? The...
  • 5 Urine Drug Test Facts That Will Surprise YouBy

    According to a poll conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and done in collaboration with the Drug and Alcohol Testing Industry Association (DATIA), 57% of employers conduct drug tests on every single job candidate. Thinking of starting employment drug testing but not...
  • Big Global Mobility Trends to Watch in 2019By

    Every year we highlight emerging trends and update some evolving topics from previous years. Crown World Mobility’s 2019 trends shed light on how companies and our industry are responding to and, in some cases, driving today’s transformation with significant change.
  • Wrap Plan Document and Web PortalBy

    MZQ's wrap plan document includes a web portal where employees can access necessary plan documents. The MZQ document and portal are designed to ensure that clients meet applicable legal requirements under ERISA.
  • How to Write Emails Your Employees will Actually ReadBy

    While email remains an essential tool for business communication, email overload and employee engagement present real challenges. With more than 200 billion emails sent and received every day, it is no surprise many go unopened or unread. Whether you are responsible for sending executive...
  • Background Checks: What Job Applicants and Employees Should KnowBy

    Some employers look into your background before deciding whether to hire you, or before deciding whether you can keep your job. When they do, you have legal rights. The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) enforces a federal law that regulates background reports for employment, and the Equal...
  • Validity and Reliability of The WorkPlace Big Five ProfieBy

    Today's organizations and leaders face a demanding challenge in choosing from among thousands of personality assessment products and services. Validity and reliability are especially important factors to consider when evaluating assessments. Valid and reliabe assessments have been proven to be a...
  • The Public Health Threat is RealBy

    States with Legalized Pot Do Appear to Experience More Car Crashes
  • Meet Paul MeshankoBy

    Author, professional speaker and business leader with over 20 years of experience in leadership development and organizational culture change.
  • Performance Appraisals that Transform Employee PerformanceBy

    Have you ever wondered exactly how many employees hate receiving regular performance reviews? The answer is…probably most of them! No one enjoys receiving negative feedback and employee performance reviews are often viewed as one-way discussions leading to criticism of the employee. However,...
  • Building a Compelling Employee Value Proposition: A Step-by-Step Approach to Making your EVP RealBy

    Get the eBook for tips and best practices on building, living, and sustaining a compelling EVP, including how to: discover and clarify the employee experience that is the essence of your EVP, conceptualize and articulate your EVP through messaging and imagery that reflects your values and...
  • To Ask, Or Not To Ask?By

    Employees often wonder about asking questions on the job. What questions should I figure out myself, or ask my boss about? How many times is too many to ask for clarification? How many questions is too many? Questions are a completely normal and necessary part of being an employee...
  • Affirmative Action PlanBy

    We have provided you this quick, non-exhaustive checklist to highlight your affirmative action full requirements.
  • Communicating ACA Health Plan Options to Hourly EmployeesBy

    With over 1,000 hourly team members working at fast food restaurants in six states, the franchisee wanted team members to be aware of the 2014 requirements of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to enroll in a medical plan or face paying a penalty.
  • Atlas - Another Reason Why You Shouldn't Use Fidelity for Your 401(k) PlanBy

    Reuters Article – “Special Report: Fidelity puts 6 million savers on risky path to retirement”. This article is commenting based upon the following article by Reuters on March 5th, 2018. This doesn’t surprise our firm, nor should it surprise most of the Plan Sponsors out there, especially...
  • 2018 Update on OSHA Post-Accident Drug TestingBy

    February 2018 - Recent years have brought about a myriad of changes in the screening industry, both big and small. 2017 brought updated Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations, including an expanded panel that better reflects the drug...
  • When you make it easy for people to apply... they will!By

    Our “Great Recession” has put a bonanza of talent on the market that would not otherwise be looking for a job. Talented, stable workers with very good skills. And yet we sometimes still have difficulty finding a good applicant for some jobs. We can’t put all the blame on our educational...
  • FMLA: A Path ForwardBy

    Five challenges in Leave Administration and path forward for striking a balance between your business, the rights of your employees and requirements of the Family Medical Leave Act.