Business leadership discussing their diversity and inclusion plan at a conference table.

In 2017, when hurricane Harvey laid waste to much of the Texas coast and devastated swaths of Houston, Texas-based grocery chain H.E.B. was running disaster relief stations, mobilizing its extensive supply chain and funneling resources to those in need – right alongside the Red Cross and Salvation Army. Why was a grocery chain running emergency…

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We are cruising right into the second half of 2020! If you’re like me, you’re planning for the year ahead, and that likely includes your staffing plans.  Who will be leaving due to retirement?  What positions will need to be added in order to meet your goals? If you have positions to fill, that means you’ll…

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In countless business headlines and posts in the last several months, we’ve all heard it . . . this new, disrupted, work environment is the “new normal.” A different workplace for a world that was different almost overnight. And while there’s no denying that this pandemic changed things dramatically, maybe it didn’t introduce a “new…

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An office worker sitting at her desk on her computer next to her hard hat. She is following workplace safety guidelines.

Workplace safety is an area of HR that we regularly find our small business clients don’t have their arms around.  With everything it takes to run a business and to hire good employees and pay them properly, something has to fall by the wayside, and often, that something ends up being safety. Some industries have…

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