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HR Hot Topics: October 2022 Edition

Welcome to October’s edition of HR Hot Topics!   This month’s topic comes to us courtesy of someone I had in an audience recently. I was giving a presentation about all things HR – what’s on the horizon and what everyone needs to be paying attention to. And I just casually mention that the I-9 […]

HR Hot Topics: September 2022 Edition

Welcome to the September edition of HR Hot Topics!   This month’s topic is silent quitting, also known as quiet quitting – something that’s getting a great deal of media attention right now. It’s all over LinkedIn and apparently Tik-Tok too.   The idea of quiet quitting is interesting because the name is a bit […]

HR Hot Topics: June 2022 Edition

Welcome to the June edition of HR Hot Topics! This month, we’re talking about total compensation statements, and here’s why you need to pay attention to this. I know almost all of you are feeling the pinch of a very tight labor market. The number of job openings in 2021 skyrocketed. And now that we’re […]

HR Hot Topics: May Edition

Welcome to May’s edition of HR Hot Topics! This month, we’re talking unemployment – which really hasn’t been a focus of these HR Hot Topics since the height of the pandemic. But there have been some recent developments with the Unemployment Compensation Fund and the Inspector General’s report, and it’s not good, right? It doesn’t […]

HR Hot Topics: April Edition

Hey everyone! Welcome to April’s edition of HR Hot Topics – I’m your host, Jodi Schafer. The format of today’s post will look a little different. I recently sat down with a colleague of mine, Alissa Parks, to talk about the latest workforce statistics and solutions. So we’ll be going back in forth based on […]

HR Hot Topics: February Edition

Welcome to the February edition of HR hot topics!   This month, we’re talking data – specifically workforce data. I’ve touched on this in prior episodes – what we’re looking at are the current labor shortages we’re seeing as a result of COVID. I want to give an update on that, but I also want […]

HR Hot Topics: January Edition

Welcome to 2022 folks! We’ve rounded the corner. We’re now in January and happy to have you along for this month’s edition of HR Hot Topics.   Yes, we’re still talking about COVID. We’re going to talk about two different things this month. One, some updates from the CDC around quarantine – both duration of […]

HR Hot Topics: December Edition

Welcome to December’s edition of HR hot topics! I’m your host, Jodi Schafer.   This is our last episode of the calendar year and what a whirlwind it has been. I’m going to end the year talking about vaccination mandates. We’ve got several mandates in place and I just want to give a status update […]

HR Hot Topics: November Edition

The format of today’s post follows along with November’s HR Hot Topic video.   Jodi: Welcome to November’s edition of HR hot topics! I’m your host, Jodi Schafer, and as always, I aim to make this the most informative five minutes of your month. And I’m really excited this month because, clearly, it’s not just […]

HR Hot Topics: October Edition

Welcome to October’s edition of HR hot topics!   October is the best time of year. After all, Halloween is my favorite holiday. And as much as I’d like to believe it’s a typical year, you and I both know that’s not true.   Covid is still here. But now, at this point in the […]