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Preparing for the Workforce of 2030

on Mar 17, 2020 2:56:22 PM By | Valerie Grubb | 0 Comments | Recruiting Workforce Human Resources Future
To learn more, please join us on Tuesday April 14th at 1:00 EST (10:00 PST) for a Live Webinar with Val Grubb. This webinar is valid for 1 PDC toward SHRM-CP and SHRM-SCP recertification and has been pre-approved by HRCI for 1 HR (General) recertification credit hour. Click here to register.
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How To Unlock Remote Workforce Engagement

on Sep 11, 2019 10:30:00 AM By | Shane Metcalf | 0 Comments | Workforce Remote Workspace
Working remotely has previously been an exception few companies were willing to make for their people. In fact, up until the early 70’s, telecommuting was unheard of. Office optics determined how you were perceived by your manager and co-workers, and being “absent” meant you were not contributing. But new companies are now rethinking their remote workforce policies along with other cultural and performance strategies. In 2019, the exception is now becoming the rule. 
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What Will Amazon’s Impact Be on D.C. Area Businesses?

In 2018, the Virginia Chamber Foundation commissioned a study titled, "Economic Impact of Amazon’s Major Corporate Headquarters in Virginia and the Washington MSA." Their findings? The total economic impact of Amazon HQ2 will be $14.2 billion in Virginia. While this is great news for the region’s economy, what does it mean to businesses already operating in the area?
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Increasing Inclusivity

on Nov 5, 2018 2:10:44 PM By | David Creelman | 0 Comments | Workforce Diversity Gender Gap
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Silver Lining of an "Open" Vacation Policy

on Jun 14, 2018 10:22:36 AM By | Sharlyn Lauby | 0 Comments | Workforce Benefits vacation
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Metrics Are No Longer Enough to Grow HR's Strategic Role

on Apr 11, 2018 3:00:08 PM By | John Boudreau | 0 Comments | Workforce HR Strategic
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The One Truth Most Leaders Keep Quiet

on Apr 5, 2018 4:22:22 PM By | David Sturt and Todd Nordstrom | 0 Comments | Workforce Leadership Career
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Unreasonable Accommodation: What Is Undue Hardship?

on Feb 28, 2018 3:43:44 PM By | Talia Saypoff | 0 Comments | Workforce Discrimination Unduehardship
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4 Ways to Inspire Employees

on Feb 28, 2018 3:30:21 PM By | David Sturt | 0 Comments | Workforce Workplace Inspire Effort
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Sexual Harassment Law in 2018

on Jan 31, 2018 2:50:28 PM By | Scott F. Cooper and Brooke T. Iley | 0 Comments | Workforce Ethics Morals Law
As the breaking news tells us every day, we are in a transformative time when it comes to how harassment is reported and handled in the workplace. From Hollywood to Rockefeller Center and everywhere in-between, employers must be prepared. Blank Rome’s unique multi-disciplinary approach includes highly-skilled lawyers from our Labor & Employment, Insurance Recovery, White Collar Defense & Investigations, and SEC practice groups. We represent companies, boards of directors, senior executives, and individuals, including public officials, who confront a wide range of harassment allegations. We also help companies develop and update their current policies and procedures to help prevent–or at least mitigate–any harassment issues that may arise.
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