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September 12, 2023
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Artificial Intelligence (AI): Risks for Human Resources, Recruitment, and More

Have you used Chat GPT this week; how about today? Did you use a competitor such as Bard by Google? AI has slowly been becoming a part of our everyday life, even before COVID. Companies have been using it to create chatbots for customer service, generate SEO, for coding and so much more. AI is […]
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September 7, 2023
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Should you offer a 401(K) match to your employees?

In today’s competitive job market, talent is king. Companies that want to attract and retain top talent need to offer competitive benefits packages. One of the most important benefits that employees are looking for is a 401(k) plan. Nearly nine out of 10 participants (88%) considered a 401(k) a must-have benefit when looking for a […]
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September 3, 2023
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Labor Day Monday: Paid Holiday, Overtime, or Not An Employers Concern

As Labor Day approaches, the age-old question of whether workers should get extra pay for working on government holidays comes up again. Even though the holidays are a time to rest and relax, important services and businesses must still run. Labor Day is a time for families and friends to get together and celebrate what […]
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September 1, 2023
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New Form I-9: What You Need to Know

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has released a new version of Form I-9, the Employment Eligibility Verification form. The new form, which was published on August 1, 2023, includes a number of updates, including a streamlined process for remote document verification. What’s New in the Form I-9? The new Form I-9 includes a […]
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August 18, 2023
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Ensuring Heat-Related Safety for Outdoor Workers

As temperatures rise during the summer months, it becomes crucial for businesses with outdoor workers to prioritize their health and safety. Heat-related illnesses can pose significant risks, but with the right precautions in place, employers can ensure the well-being of their employees. On days with highs of 90 degrees Fahrenheit, workplace injuries increase by six […]
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August 14, 2023
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Preparing Your Business for Back-to-School Season

As summer draws to a close, the back-to-school season presents a significant opportunity for businesses to tap into a bustling market. Whether you run a retail store, a service-based business, or an e-commerce platform, preparing for this busy season is essential to maximize your success. In this blog post, we’ll explore key strategies to help […]
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August 11, 2023
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Why Is It Important to Have an Employee Handbook?

As your organization attempts to maintain consistent and streamlined operations, you should ensure that all team members are on the same page. If employees work with different expectations, methods or goals in mind, it can lead to a dysfunctional and inefficient workplace, potentially creating risk for the employer. With this in mind, your company should […]
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August 9, 2023
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Embracing Diversity and Inclusion: Building a Stronger Workplace at Lyceum Insurance

Maintaining a sense of open-minded acceptance and interest in employees who have knowledge and experience from a unique and different point of view is nothing but helpful to any organization seeking to reach their potential. Divergent thinking, diverse backgrounds, and unique points of view helps avoid the common trap of ‘groupthink’ and empowers a collective […]
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August 5, 2023
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Managing Remote Teams: Best Practices for Employers

Managing remote teams has become increasingly prevalent in today’s dynamic work environment. As more companies embrace flexible work arrangements, it’s essential for employers to adopt effective strategies to successfully lead and support remote teams. As of 2023, 12.7% of full-time employees work from home, while 28.2% work a hybrid model. Clarity in expectations and goals […]
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August 1, 2023
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Celebrating Black Business Month: Honoring Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment

  August is dedicated to celebrating and recognizing the achievements, contributions, and resilience of Black-owned businesses. In 2020, there were an estimated 140,918 U.S. firms with majority Black or African American ownership, up 14% from 124,004 in 2017. Black Business Month provides an opportunity to honor the entrepreneurial spirit and economic empowerment within the Black […]
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