Alternative Uses of Performance Management Tools

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The primary purpose of most performance management tools is to help HR departments track the performance of teams and employees. A good tool can help managers identify areas for improvement and create accountability. It can also help with goal setting, increase employee engagement and improve awareness of individual roles and expectations. Aside from evaluating an … Read more

HR Managers Guide to Workers’ Compensation

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Workers’ compensation, often abbreviated to workers’ comp, is a primarily state-based insurance system in the United States. Its primary purpose is to provide compensation and medical benefits to employees that are injured on the job or develop an occupational disease. The various Office of Workers Compensation Programs (OWCP), administered by the U.S. Department of Labor, … Read more

Employers Guide to Emergency Paid Leave in the USA

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Unfortunately, the number of coronavirus cases is increasing. This means further restrictions on public and private life. We are being advised to stay home and avoid contact with others, including loved ones. As such, businesses are shutting down offices so people are prevented from going to their workplace. This can have serious financial repercussions for … Read more

Managing Intermittent Leave & Medical Leave of Absences

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Requesting an intermittent leave of absence can be a complicated process for employers and employees alike. Applications require a lot of detail and supporting evidence in most cases. In addition, intermittent FMLA (Family & Medical Act) guidelines are regularly updated which makes it hard to keep on top of current FMLA regulations and requirements. This … Read more