Disaster Recovery Plan

When Bad Weather Strikes – An HR Manager’s Guide to Unscheduled Time Off Requests

In the last few months, as numerous storms have swept across the USA, it’s not surprising that the amount of time off requests coming in to the HR office have been high for many employers. This is usually the norm, because employees have to deal with their children, personal property, and other responsibilities when the […]

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What Can Hurricane Sandy Teach us About Business Survival?

By Tess C. Taylor, PHR After staying up all night watching the news reports about Hurricane Sandy’s devastation along the Eastern seaboard, it occurred to me that not only are there millions without access to the basic necessities like electricity and water this morning, but there are also multiple businesses crippled by this monster storm. […]

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6 Tips for Establishing a Workplace Violence Response Policy

A disgruntled office worker brings a gun to work on the day he plans to quit, a remote employee attacks a customer, an employee is bullied by co-workers until she has a nervous breakdown. We hear about workplace violence events in the news often, yet in many cases these tragedies could have been avoided simply […]

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HR Tips – Developing a Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan

At any time, a disaster can occur that can take a company down in a matter of hours. From natural disasters to full-scale information security breaches, any organization can fall prey at any time. Consider the great loss of hundreds of thousands of jobs, thousands of formerly booming businesses, and a severe impact on the […]

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