HRS Quarterly Fast News, Summer 2012

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Affordable Care Act Barely Affordable?

Health care rebates are coming through as promised. CNN Article. In 80-20 (employer-employee) premium formulas, HRS clients are seeing taxable employee rebates as low as $12-15 each, which doesn't fill the gap of insurance premiums rising. For many, this rebate grants a .4% cash back against an ongoing 3-30% premium hike. Affordable? Forbes Article. For many, the cost of distributing this benefit outweighs the benefit itself. If your company is seeing a "healthier" rebate, please let us know.

Olympics in the Workplace... Friend or Foe?

Employees balance inspiration and distraction as social media and personal electronics allow Olympics monitoring during the workday. SHRM Article. HRS clients are making the most of the opportunity by structuring practices which restrict costly distraction while optimizing work ethic, pride, and the pursuit of excellence against never ending challenges.  

Do You Have a CHRO?

HRS and other experts continue to remind that HR should never be practiced without accessible resources in employment law, organizational psychology and advanced business management expertise. The Chief HR Officer role is critical, whether full time or on call. Sustainable employer success depends upon the HR/OD initiative at C-Level attention.   

Sequencing Medical and Disability Leave... A Blueprint to Simplicity 

Employers continue to validate that a well-constructed portfolio of employee leave procedures can proactively avoid fiscal waste, employee confusion and legal compliance risks. While certain laws allow for concurrent leave opportunities, proper sequencing is discussed in this new blueprint. HRS Article      


News About HRS...

HRS Celebrates 30 Years with 35% Annual Growth!

We are most certainly enjoying our 30th year, and our relevance and ability to get ahead of the mainstream remains unparalleled. We send heartfelt thanks to our clients... the many who have remained with us all 30 years and the many new clients on boarding more recently. Our fastest growing initiatives include legal compliance and organizational development.

Speaking Tour Update

Adding to a recent tour of CEO groups, HR professional organizations, media briefs, employers of choice and top ranked universities, HRS proudly announces our most popular topics for 2012.  Hot topics include Leadership Development, Organizational Communications, Anti-Harassment, Social Media, Legal Compliance Tips and More. Employer-site workshops and private webinars offer outstanding ROI.  

Breakthrough Employee Assessment Technology Skyrockets in Popularity

No one offers more meaningful, valid and specifically predictive assessment results than HRS, and our online delivery captures deep facilitation and "how to" results for entire talent life cycle management. Global facilitators are available. Contact us for complimentary online demonstration of Our catalog is robust with instruments measuring problem solving, time management, task prioritization, leadership, sales, customer service, team/conflict reduction, technical skills and more! No one beats us! No one.  


Most Popular HRS Articles This Quarter:

• Catch Someone Doing Something Right
Employer Choices Concerning Concealed Carry: To Ban or Not to Ban
 Writing Job Descriptions for Legal Compliance & Organizational Development Results

HRS is available to assist with each and every topic mentioned herein. Please consider us for your HR/OD needs.  Time, human capital planning, cost containment and risk management are more important than ever before.


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