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When Crisis Becomes an Opportunity to Reflect and Adjust

There are a lot of different types of crisis that a business might face, including everything from weather disasters to data breaches to lawsuits. It’s probably safe to say that the COVID-19 pandemic presented a crisis for many businesses in the US and across the...

Remote Work Culture: Including People Who Aren’t There

Remote work has been a reality for lots of businesses for a long time, but the events of 2020 plunged even more companies into the reality of creating a remote work culture. And some struggled with the transition. But remote work isn’t the first time companies have...

People Strategy Requires Knowing Your Numbers

People strategy is one of the top places we see businesses get themselves in a bind. All too often when we talk to companies about the issues they’re having, they say they’ve made promises to employees that they can’t fulfill. Or, in some cases, they made those...

What’s Next for Remote Work?

The coronavirus pandemic changed a lot of things, and how companies operate is certainly one of them. While not every job can be done remotely, many employers with offices shifted to fully remote work for some or all of their employees. We’ve now been exposed to...

How We Help Business Owners

Starting and running a business is hard. As business owners, you don’t know what you don’t know. When you’re first getting off the ground, it’s easy to make mistakes. You might not even realize you made a mistake until it costs you time, money, or stability as a...

Welcome Our Newest Team Member

We’re pleased to welcome our new team member Ashley Siegman to the WhyHR team. In her role as HR consultant, Ashley will be helping small businesses with all things HR. That means everything from employee relations questions to compliance concerns to how to conduct...

Why Remote Work Policies Are Important

Remote work has been a key recruiting strategy for many organizations for years. Some organizations have fully embraced it and opened up the ability to recruit top talent nationwide. Other companies allow remote work a day or two per week as an added perk for...

Take Breaks to Avoid Breakdowns

Once upon a time, employers expected their employee relationship to be pretty simple: employees do the work requested and they get a paycheck from the employer in return. That was pretty much it at one time in history, but times have changed. With the advent of Gen X...

Policy is Not a Negotiation

All too often we see both new and experienced managers end up in situations where they start negotiating policy instead of enforcing it. Maybe it happens because they feel unsure in their role as a manager or maybe they’re concerned about damaging a work friendship....

How Trolls Can Damage Your Business

We’ve talked in prior posts about how proper onboarding can prevent or eliminate trolls and ways to eliminate the trolls already on your team. But what exactly do we mean by a troll? Well, we don’t actually mean the mythical creatures that live under bridges. You...
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