Archive for Human Resources’ Category

Key Tips For Conducting Virtual Interviews | Houston Benefits Agents
Sep

23

2020

Key Tips For Conducting Virtual Interviews | Houston Benefits Agents

When quarantine officially came into effect, thousands of businesses with no remote work policy in place scrambled to piece together teleworking procedures robust enough to handle the complications of COVID-19. For many it was a learning process, a time of continual adjustment to find the right solutions for their organizations. Quarantine has now been in effect for several months now, and many departments have gone from…

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What You Need to Know Before Disciplining or Terminating an Employee | Houston Employee Benefits Experts
Sep

1

2020

What You Need to Know Before Disciplining or Terminating an Employee | Houston Employee Benefits Experts

The prospect of corrective action or termination makes a lot of managers nervous. That’s understandable. For employees, being disciplined or losing their job can be anything from moderately embarrassing to financially devastating, but it’s rarely a happy occasion. For the employers, these actions always come with some risk, and there are plenty of legal danger zones an employer can end up in if corrective action…

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In Depth: The Future of Work Part 1 | TX Employee Benefits Advisors
Jul

2

2020

In Depth: The Future of Work Part 1 | TX Employee Benefits Advisors

The hardest thing about the future of work is defining the concept. The chief reason has to do with change. It’s constant with new technologies coming online at an increasing pace and changing the way people complete their work. If the data is to be believed, what HR knows about work is quickly disappearing. Korn Ferry predicts by 2030 a global human talent shortage of more than…

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Data Drop: The Latest Workforce Surveys for HR Professionals to Read | Texas Benefits Team
Jun

3

2020

Data Drop: The Latest Workforce Surveys for HR Professionals to Read | Texas Benefits Team

It’s an interesting time for the workforce as big changes are in store for everyone across the spectrum of the professional landscape. Every industry has been impacted COVID-19 and the continuous evolution of the situation, the economy and the workplace means that data and our understanding of all these things is shifting with it. More reliable than the data itself sometimes is people thirst for…

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5 Tips for Building Trust When Employees Return to Work | TX Benefits Advisors
May

6

2020

5 Tips for Building Trust When Employees Return to Work | TX Benefits Advisors

The day where people return to normal routines around work doesn’t seem as far off today as it did just a few weeks ago. As politicians itching to “re-open” the world look at ways to revive normalcy, companies now have to do the same as they consider operational needs and employee safety. As the work environment shifts back toward what it was, what HR teams…

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Remote Work Challenges for HR | TX Employee Benefits Advisors
Mar

23

2020

Remote Work Challenges for HR | TX Employee Benefits Advisors

It’s been said the ongoing COVID-19 (coronavirus) outbreak has created the largest remote work experiment ever devised.  In fact, there are many recently documented cases where companies have asked at least some of their employees to work from home.  Three of those companies are Amazon, Twitter and Microsoft. Remote work, of course, is not something new.  In the past, remote work has been largely reserved…

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Employee Burnout in 2020 | Houston Employee Benefits Agents
Mar

10

2020

Employee Burnout in 2020 | Houston Employee Benefits Agents

For a long time, employee burnout has been dismissed. In some instances, it’s been written off as employee laziness or simply an employee being contrary. That, however, is no longer the case. In 2020, HR professionals are going to have to deal with it as a realized syndrome and one that is becoming more prevalent in the workplace. By going unmanaged, it has become an…

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March Madness 2020: The Ball is in Your Court | Texas Benefits Consultants
Mar

2

2020

March Madness 2020: The Ball is in Your Court | Texas Benefits Consultants

March Madness is upon us, and there is no avoiding it. Selection Sunday, when the NCAA Division 1 Men’s Basketball Committee announces which 68 teams made the 2020 tournament, is March 15th. Games begin with the First Four on March 17th and 18th and culminate with the Final Four April 4th and the 2020 NCAA championship game on April 6th. While this annual event can impact…

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Service Animals in the Workplace | Houston Benefits Agency
Feb

25

2020

Service Animals in the Workplace | Houston Benefits Agency

In 2020, many people with disabilities use the emotional and physical support provided by a service animal. This means that the workplace has seen an increase of these service animals over the last decade and therefore the workforce needs to be educated on this changing environment. Let’s take a look at what constitutes a service animal and the accommodation of such in the workplace. Americans…

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