A Leading Perspective

Pragmatic insights for the leader in you

Benefits Administration Made Easy

I had the pleasure of attending Day 1 of the Alaska State SHRM Conference yesterday. I was a speaker for a concurrent session on Social Media but had time to attend a session or two and meet with some awesome vendors/exhibitors while I was there.   I love Ceridian. Ceridian is a company dedicated to…

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Reward the Old Fashioned Way

“Hey, that’s not fair!” How many times have we heard this?  Someone is mad because the 3% pay increase has been reduced to 2%, or because jeans are no longer allowed at work.  Someone is upset because the extra PTO day offered as an incentive for excellent production wasn’t awarded, even though the team didn’t…

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When FMLA Comes to Life

Nothing sends an HR Tech running for their Tylenol quite like an employee’s request for intermittent FMLA!  It’s a big fat pain!  Years ago, my employee Peggy, would sit at her desk and beg us not to interrupt her while she ensured her FMLA spreadsheet (leave tracking at its finest) was accurate.  We used to…

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