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How to Reopen Your Business After Coronavirus

April 29, 2020

How to Reopen Your Business After Coronavirus Reopening and getting your team back to “normal” after the COVID-19 pandemic will mean taking a few important steps. Check out our new guide to see how.

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When Your Employee Prefers Unemployment to Work

April 23, 2020

So, Your Employee Wants to Stay on Unemployment. It’s been more than a month of COVID chaos and business owners across America are starting to think about what it’s going to take to reopen their businesses — and the economy, in general. Of course, the first piece of that equation involves recalling your employees who…

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Remote Work Checklist for Employers

March 9, 2020

Before You Let Your Employees Work Remote In light of growing concerns surrounding coronavirus, many businesses are wondering if they will be faced with a decision to send employees home and/or close their doors for a period of time.  One popular idea to address these concerns is to offer remote work (or ‘telework’) options. If you…

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Interim Guidance from the CDC for Employers re: the COVID-19 Coronavirus

February 28, 2020

Interim Guidance from the CDC for Employers re: the COVID-19 Coronavirus Hello all, As you have likely heard, the US government now believes it is only a matter of time until the Coronavirus infection establishes a foothold in our country. We have a team here at CEDR watching the CDC and other sources for guidance…

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Employee Smoking & Your Rights as an Employer

February 21, 2020

Employee Smoking & Your Options as an Employer There are plenty of reasons that drive employers to limit or ban smoking at the workplace. It can upset customers, patients, and coworkers when employees smell like smoke. It often upsets other employees when smokers seem to get extra breaks to support their habit. And, frankly, employees…

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‘Build My Team’ Makes Hiring for Healthcare Easy

December 12, 2019

Experience Hiring Made Easy with ‘Build My Team’ Dr. Micheal Neal is a healthcare professional, practice owner, and CEDR Member. So, when it comes to juggling the responsibilities of owning a business, managing a team, and practicing optometry (his area of specialty), he’s been there. Dr. Neal knows firsthand that hiring for healthcare is tough. And,…

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How to Work with Grieving Employees

December 4, 2019

Good Grief: Dealing with Loss in the Workplace You will hear us talk a lot at CEDR about building a more “human” workplace. Where this phrase might seem synonymous with offering fun activities to increase employee engagement, the concept actually goes much deeper.  Humans are complicated creatures and, in order to “walk the walk” when…

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How Your Company’s Core Values Support Your Business

November 13, 2019

Creating and Living Your Company’s Core Values Pays Off Big. Here’s How: When thinking about strategic HR and team management planning for your business, it’s important to take some time to establish a strong sense of your Company Culture, and that starts with defining your Core Values.  But, What Is Company Culture?  In a 2014…

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When Is the Right Time to Hold a Team Meeting?

October 23, 2019

When (Not) to Hold Team Meetings In the CEDR Solution Center, we help business owners address and solve upwards of 10,000 HR issues every year. Figuring out how to talk to your team about problems is way harder than most imagine, and it tops the list of things that our members ask for help with….