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What Will Amazon’s Impact Be on D.C. Area Businesses?

Posted by Sarah Perlman on Feb 14, 2019 11:17:00 AM

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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Topics: Recruiting, Workforce, Local News, Retention, Unemployment, Original Content, Business

Increasing Inclusivity

Posted by David Creelman on Nov 5, 2018 2:10:44 PM

 

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Topics: Workforce, Diversity, Gender Gap

Silver Lining of an "Open" Vacation Policy

Posted by Sharlyn Lauby on Jun 14, 2018 10:22:36 AM

 

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Topics: Workforce, Benefits, vacation

Metrics Are No Longer Enough to Grow HR's Strategic Role

Posted by John Boudreau on Apr 11, 2018 3:00:08 PM

 

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Topics: Workforce, HR, Strategic

The One Truth Most Leaders Keep Quiet

Posted by David Sturt and Todd Nordstrom on Apr 5, 2018 4:22:22 PM

 

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Topics: Workforce, Leadership, Career

Unreasonable Accommodation: What Is Undue Hardship?

Posted by Talia Saypoff on Feb 28, 2018 3:43:44 PM
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Topics: Workforce, Discrimination, Unduehardship

4 Ways to Inspire Employees

Posted by David Sturt on Feb 28, 2018 3:30:21 PM

 

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Topics: Workforce, Workplace, Inspire, Effort

Sexual Harassment Law in 2018

Posted by Scott F. Cooper and Brooke T. Iley on Jan 31, 2018 2:50:28 PM

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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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Topics: Workforce, Ethics, Morals, Law

Addressing the Core Issues with Performance Reviews

Posted by Sharlyn Lauby on Jan 31, 2018 2:43:24 PM

 

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Topics: Workforce, Employee, Performance Review, Office

Report: Employees Crave a Sense of Belonging at Work

Posted by Emily Payne on Jan 31, 2018 2:37:21 PM

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As organizations become places of shared community, workers are craving a sense of belonging and celebration of life events at work. They want to bring their whole, authentic selves to the workplace.

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Topics: Workforce, Company Culture, Workplace, Employee, team

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