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Laughter May Be a Key in Fighting Workplace Stress

By Barrow Group Staff / June 26, 2020
Laughter really is the best medicine—for some things. You’ve heard the phrase before and, according to the Mayo Clinic, it holds some truth. While a good sense of humor can’t cure all, laughing and joking around can help reduce your stress, improve your mood and make it easier ...
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Topics: staffing, PEO, wellness, human resources, Improve mood with laughter, laughter fights stress

Managing the Risk of Heatstroke

By Barrow Group Staff / June 22, 2020
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Topics: staffing, PEO, risk management, workers compensation, workplace safety, human resources, OSHA

Four Ways the Workplace Has Changed from the Coronavirus

By Barrow Group Staff / June 18, 2020
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Topics: PEO, human resources, COVID-19, RemoteWorker, Caregiver

Recruiting Post Coronavirus

By Barrow Group Staff / June 16, 2020
Like most aspects of the workplace, recruiting norms have changed as organizations prepare their post-coronavirus plans. While unemployment rates remain high, many employers find themselves struggling to connect with the right candidates. Employers can boost their recruiting ...
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Topics: staffing, PEO, human resources, employee benefits, COVID-19, Recruiting

PPP Guidance for Employees Refusing to Return to Work

By Barrow Group Staff / June 12, 2020
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, human resources, employee benefits, SBA, COVID-19, PPP

Common Employment Practice Claims Arising out of Covid-19

By Barrow Group Staff / June 01, 2020
By Barrow Group Staff / June 1, 2020 As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout the United States, there has been a massive upheaval of the American workplace. Employers have found themselves drafting and implementing policies and procedures addressing a wide array of issues ...
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Topics: risk management, workers compensation, general liability, human resources, compliance, OSHA

Workplace Wellness Programs to Reduce Workers’ Compensation Costs

By Barrow Group Staff / March 24, 2020
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, workers compensation, workplace safety, wellness, human resources

Benefits Insights: Telemedicine

By Barrow Group Staff / March 23, 2020
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, benefits, health care, wellness, human resources, employee benefits

HR Insights: Saying Goodbye to Annual Performance Reviews

By Barrow Group Staff / March 20, 2020
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, human resources

HR Insights: Performance Improvement Plans

By Barrow Group Staff / March 11, 2020
It can be difficult for management to understand why an employee may be excelling in one area of a job, while under-performing in another. Many employers have found performance improvement plans (PIPs) to be a great tool when trying to identify and resolve employee behavior or ...
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Topics: temporary staffing, staffing, PEO, risk management, wellness, human resources