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March 16, 2020

HR Department Structures

When it comes to department structures, each organization has the opportunity to make a decision that works best for them. You may spend most of your career working in one structure or you may have experience will all the different HR structures. We wanted to provide a quick recap of the different types of HR department structures and what they mean. As always, each organization might approach each of these slightly different.

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February 20, 2020

Revisiting your Employee Handbook

Do you have an employee handbook?

If you have more than ten employees, I certainly hope so.

But when’s the last time you’ve revisited it? What was good when you drafted it last decade may seem woefully out-of-date in 2020.

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Holly Hall

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February 4, 2020

Enhance HR's Future with an HR Audit

Compliance is one of the most essential facets of HR, but functional HR audits are about so much more than remaining compliant. A functional HR audit transforms the way depart aligns with the business objectives of the organization. As HR plays a key role in standardizing processes, identifying risk areas, and strategically tying HR goals to business goals, Willory can help guide your company in its transformation.

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Holly Hall

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June 21, 2019

Happy Nonprofit New year!

For many nonprofits, June 30 signifies the end of a fiscal year and is a time to prepare for their new year. That means taking a look at their new year’s goals and budgets as well as hopefully, revisiting processes and operations to ensure the organization is running efficiently and in compliance with the law.

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Holly Hall

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March 20, 2019

The Challenges of Drug Tests in an Age of Opioids and Legal Marijuana

It’s become more difficult in a competitive, job-seeker market to find qualified candidates. Introduce additional factors like drug tests and legal medical or recreational marijuana, and HR’s task of hiring just became an even higher mountain to climb.

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Holly Hall

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June 25, 2018

Is Your Social Media Policy Savvy?

Is social media a wonderful invention or our own worst enemy? It allows us to share ideas with people from around the world, amplify ideas, and even communicate with celebrities . Unfortunately for far too many people, social media can be our undoing . The great part of social media is you can react “off the cuff” and express an opinion. But far too often that improvisation is inappropriate.

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Holly Hall

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December 29, 2017

7 Steps for a Highly Effective HR Audit

You’ve decided that it’s time… you need to take the important step of auditing functions within your HR department. So what now? It takes time, discipline, and the objective human resources to conduct a thorough audit and it starts with understanding your objectives. Do you want to do a full-audit of all HR functions or be more specific?  No matter what the extend of your audit is, reviewing the current state is a necessary first step. As an HR consultant with expertise in the field of HR audits, I have found there are seven defined steps to follow to achieve a successful audit.

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Holly Hall

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November 17, 2017

Why You Should Conduct a Functional HR Audit

Functional audits, including those for HR, aren’t just about compliance. They can transform the way your HR department aligns with your organization’s business objectives. As HR plays a key role in standardizing processes, identifying risk areas, and strategically tying HR goals to business goals, Willory can help guide your company in its transformation.

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Holly Hall

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November 10, 2017

How to Combat Harassment in your Organization

Sadly, sexual harassment claims are dominating the “entertainment” headlines these days.  It seems that far too many men of power (Harvey Weinstein) and actors (Kevin Spacey) have abused workplace power and hurt far too many in the process.

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Holly Hall

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September 24, 2017

Pants on Fire

A recent study showed that in 2017, lying on a resume is more in vogue than ever.  In fact, nearly half (46%) said they know someone who’s lied on a resume (which is like saying I am not asking for me, I am asking for a friend).  This is more than double the number reported in 2011 (21%).

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