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Managing From Down Under

The days of waiting for your manager to provide play-by-play instruction have fallen by the wayside in favor of “managing up,” a term in corporate-speak that simply means “managing your manager.” Dana Brownlee, renowned leadership influencer, defines “managing up” as an employee “customizing their work style/behaviors to better suit their manager” and “taking steps to … Continued

The “Magical” HR Formula

The People team, Human Resources, Human Capital….no matter what you call the HR team, they are necessary to keep a business running smoothly. As firms add people to their headcount or new geographies to the map, a common question is whether the company has the “right” number of HR people. The Society for Human Resource … Continued

3 Recruiting Trends To Watch In 2021

Recruiting has never been simple, and the COVID-19 pandemic is complicating matters even more. In this rapidly changing landscape, employers need to adapt if they want to attract and retain quality talent. To better prepare for this rapidly changing landscape, the following are some recruiting practice trends employers should monitor in 2021. 1. Looking Inward … Continued

IRS Issues Guidance on Tax Credits for Coronavirus Paid Leave

Small and midsize employers may begin using two new refundable payroll tax credits to obtain reimbursement for the costs of providing coronavirus-related leave to their employees, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) and Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced on March 20, 2020. This relief is provided under the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (the Act), … Continued

Agencies Issue Proposed Rules and Plans | MI Benefit Advisors

October was a busy month in the employee benefits world. President Trump announced a new Acting Secretary for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Eric Hargan fills the position vacated by Tom Price, who resigned in late September 2017. The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a proposed rule to delay a … Continued

Employee Benefit Trends of 2017 | MI Benefit Advisors

Customization of benefits is becoming more popular.  The process of personalizing employee benefits allows for individuals to choose from an array of options, and increases employee satisfaction.