Human Resources

  • Ohio Issues Stay at Home Order
    ODH DIRECTOR ISSUES STAY AT HOME ORDER Ohio Department of Health Director Amy Acton announced an order to prevent the spread of COVID-19 that goes into effect at 11:59 p.m. tomorrow (Monday, March 23). Read the full order here: Director’s …
  • TIME SENSITIVE – List of Essential Employers
    CRITICAL decisions are expected to be made Mon. Mar. 23, 2020. ESSENTIAL EMPLOYERS The State of Ohio is currently reviewing the business needs of companies and industries as the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic continues. Currently, a list of “essential employers” is …
  • LEGAL BRIEFING – Don’t Panic…Plan! Evolving Employment Issues Around COVID-19
    Things are changing almost by the minute…but there’s no need to panic when we can plan! Patty is with us again to describe some of the upcoming changes defined in the newly-passed federal legislation…. Describe what systems will be put …
  • Guest Blogger – Patty Wise
    Families First Coronavirus Response Act Passed March 13, 2020 by House of Representatives Approved March 18, 2020 by Senate (90-8) Signed into Law by President March 18, 2020 Free Coronavirus Testing Enhanced Unemployment Insurance (check state funds as well) Enhanced …
  • Umemployment Benefits
    UpdateToledo – Lucas County Emergency Management Center On Sunday, Governor DeWine announced changes to the Ohio Unemployment Benefits will be made. The order from Governor DeWine broadens state policy to clarify that individuals who are quarantined are considered to be …
  • Workforce Development Needs
    UpdateToledo – Lucas County Emergency Management Center Although the OhioMeansJobs Lucas County building is closed to the public, businesses and workers can still receive assistance from staff by phone, email or online. Companies needing aid are still able to receive …
  • NONPROFIT READINESS – Legal Considerations Related to the COVID-19 (Coronovirus)
    What do Ohio nonprofit leaders need to know about the legal considerations as a result of the coronavirus?
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    The Cost of Conflict
    Guest Blogger – Allen Rutter If an organization has a culture of healthy conflict resolution practices, there will be higher levels of trust, employee engagement, creativity, innovation, employee retention- and change will be seen as a good thing.  Without healthy …
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    Take Control of the Wheel: Begin Your Cross-Cultural Communications Journey Today
    Guest Bloggers – Sarah Barekzai & Diego Abente  ​ Imagine you are in a car. Your vehicle is – unsurprisingly – on the right hand side of the road. Suddenly, you see an oncoming vehicle in your  lane. In the …
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    HR Metrics
    How important is increased productivity, employee engagement, and overall team satisfaction to the successful delivery of your mission? The right HR metrics to collect and assess vary by organization, and for some, it may be intimidating to assign numerical values …