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Business recovery, minimum wage, & employee feedback—Genesis HR Selections

Here are this week’s links to a few good stories we found and selected. We feel they might add valuable insights and perspectives for small to midsize businesses.

Hiring theories, motivating employees, & ruling reversals—Genesis HR Selections

Here are this week’s links to a few good stories we found and selected. We feel they might add valuable insights and perspectives for small to midsize businesses. I remember a business owner telling me years ago about her hiring

Employee turnover, management styles, & interesting vacation plans—Genesis HR Selections

Here are this week’s links to a few good stories we found and selected. We feel they might add valuable insights and perspectives for small to midsize businesses. Are you a boss who thinks you might have trouble with employee

What employers should know about Elise’s Law

On June 14, 2017, Elise Wilson was working at the Harrington Hospital in Southbridge, Massachusetts, when she was savagely attacked by a knife-wielding patient. Wilson, a nurse, was treated for her injuries at the hospital but then had to be

Will Massachusetts join other states and finally recognize the PEO value proposition?

On May 30, 2017, the Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development listened to testimony from the Professional Employer Organization (PEO) industry who wished to advocate for passage of An Act Relative To The Recognition and Registration of Professional Employer

Pot, passwords, & open enrollment—Genesis HR Selections

Here are this week’s links to a few good stories we found and selected. We feel they might add valuable insights and perspectives for small to midsize businesses. In May, 2015, we spoke about an employee who was fired for

Millennials in the workplace—how should business leaders proceed?

I have often written in this space about millennials (those born in or after 1984). As a Baby Boomer myself, it’s challenging for me to relate to this segment of the workforce. However, as a glass-half-full person, I have spoken

Quality over quantity, NLRB stalling, & people whispering—Genesis HR Selections

Here are this week’s links to a few good stories we found and selected. We feel they might add valuable insights and perspectives for small to midsize businesses.

2017 Genesis Community Fund Scholarships Awarded

On June 6, 2017, the Genesis Community Fund presented two scholarships to Lexington residents at Town Hall. This year’s recipients are Robin Beaulieu and Noah Shute. Just like in 2016, this year’s recipients are both are graduates of Lexington High

DOL changes, recruiting and retaining employees, & climate change—Genesis HR Selections

Here are this week’s links to a few good stories we found and selected. We feel they might add valuable insights and perspectives for small to midsize businesses. The U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta announced on June 7,