How to Foster Gratitude in Your Corporate Culture

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Why should you thank someone for doing their job? Why should you thank anyone for simply doing what they’re paid to do? The answer is clear: We know that showing gratitude and acknowledging the work of our employees and coworkers helps motivate a team and to feel more fulfilled in their positions. It creates a better working environment.

 

Managers showing gratitude to their teams and employees expressing it to their coworkers will strengthen relationships, push them to meet goals, improve communication, ...

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How Background Checks Work

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Background checks are essential, but to new HR managers and employees they can seem like a confusing part of a long hiring process. A background check goes through an entire life cycle. At KRESS, that means we don’t rely entirely on public databases for results. Every pre-employment screening assignment is a combination of automated searches and thorough fact checking. We follow strict measures to ensure job candidates are treated fairly and that employers receive the information they needed.

 

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Weekend Roundup: Salary History, IRS Benefit Plan Limits, and Overtime Update

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As the holidays approach, it’s easy to get caught up in personal planning and ensuring your company’s holiday scheduling, bonuses, and events are coming along according to plan. Unfortunately, that sometimes means we forget to keep up with the latest in HR news. In this week’s roundup, we gathered the three stories from across the country that you need to keep an eye on throughout the holiday season.

 

DOL Calls for Temporary Halt on Overtime Rule Case

The FLSA overtime rule ...

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Tips for Implementing Reverse Mentorship

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Young, new employees aren’t the only ones that need mentorship anymore. Reverse mentoring is often used to teach seasoned and older employees new skills by younger, more tech-savvy employees. This concept of pairing older employees with younger ones can be a way to incorporate additional skill sharing into your company culture, with a focus on educating one another on how the market is changing and new technologies.

 

While reverse mentoring can be a rewarding program for all parties, the idea can ...

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Four Ways to Celebrate Halloween in the Office

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You don’t need a dark and scary night to celebrate Halloween! The spooky holiday is the perfect time to host a few themed team-building exercises in your workplace. 97 percent of employees believe that lack of alignment within a team impacts the outcome of a task or project. Through team building, HR managers can help their teams get to know one another and open up new lines of communication just in time for the holiday rush.

 

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How HR Managers Can Help Reduce Employee Stress

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Stress in the workplace—it can increase burnout, employee turnover, and decrease productivity. Unfortunately, reducing workplace stress is a difficult challenge for HR managers. It involves changing company culture, training managers, and setting new guidelines for employees. Reducing stress won’t happen overnight, and the amount of time it takes for departments to improve will vary.

 

Stress can come from multiple sources in any workplace, which makes every solution unique. Here are a few tips that will help you get started on your ...

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How KRESS Makes Substance Abuse Testing Easy

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There’s no doubt about it. Employee drug screening improves safety and productivity. The American Council for Drug Education Reports that employees who abuse drugs and alcohol suffer from being 33 percent less productive, 10 times more likely to miss work, and are responsible for 40 percent of all industrial fatalities. That’s why KRESS makes ordering drug screening that is compliant and accurate easy for HR managers and supervisors. Here’s how we do it:

 

Step 1: We customize a drug policy for ...

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Weekend Roundup: Taking a Knee, Starbucks in Hot Water, and State Registries

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It seems like everyone has an opinion on NFL players taking a knee. It’s the topic of every Sunday football party and every column in the labor law industry—yes, labor law. As an HR manager, this is a topic to stay on top of when it comes to legal consequences for employers. This week, we’re reviewing taking a knee, a Starbucks class-action lawsuit, and a federal judge’s ruling on a state sex-offender registry.

 

Opinion: NFL Players May Have an Ally ...

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