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Helping Your Team Manage Their Workload

Posted by The O'Connor Group
June 10, 2021

How can you help your team members manage what they consider to be a heavy workload? With people feeling stressed from the pandemic and companies struggling to hire workers, it’s likely that at least some of your employees are feeling burned out. Read more …


The Connector: Edition 20

Posted by The O'Connor Group
June 9, 2021

June is Pride Month! Since the first protests with the Stonewall riots in New York City in 1969, this movement against hate crimes and the freedom of sexual orientation and gender has grown. Companies are promoting inclusion and appreciation in the workplace for the LGBTQ+ community. Read more …


Fortune is in the Follow Up

Posted by The O'Connor Group
May 27, 2021

As the pandemic starts to dwindle down, the desire for job stability is at an all time high. As recruiting and HR professionals, it is our duty to give the best candidate experience from initial email/sourcing efforts to final interview and feedback. Read more …


The Connector: Edition 19

Posted by The O'Connor Group
May 26, 2021

It's hard to believe that we are approaching Memorial Day Weekend. We would like to commemorate the men and women who lost their lives in military service for our country. May their courage and dedication never be forgotten. Read more …


The Connector: Edition 18

Posted by The O'Connor Group
May 12, 2021

May is Mental Health Awareness month and we will be sharing our Wednesday Wellness Tips on how to avoid stress, stay positive, and how to get physically active. Read more …


Vulnerability in the Workplace – Yay or Nay?

Posted by The O'Connor Group
April 29, 2021

A recent book club meeting led to a discussion on the term “vulnerability” and what it means within the workplace. The Merriam Webster definition of the word vulnerable is 1: capable of being physically or emotionally wounded; 2: open to attack or damage. Read more …


The Connector: Edition 17

Posted by The O'Connor Group
April 28, 2021

May is right around the corner and the weather is here to stay! With the sun shining down on us, it will be harder and harder to keep your teams engaged after 3:00 PM...How can you blame them?! Read more …


Effective Internal Communication in the Changing Workplace

Posted by The O'Connor Group
April 15, 2021

Effective internal communication is essential to the success of any organization. Effective communication builds a resilient company culture and cultivates employee morale. Communication gets more complicated when you add remote work and different time zones into the mix. Read more …


The Connector: Edition 16

Posted by The O'Connor Group
April 14, 2021

Welcome to our 16th Edition of The Connector! Spring is truly upon us. As the flowers bloom and the weather gets warmer, it is a great reminder to check in on our mental health. Did you know that April is Stress Awareness Month? Read more …


Navigating Wage and Hour Compliance

Posted by The O'Connor Group
April 1, 2021

Does it feel like you are navigating a minefield when it comes to ensuring you are fulfilling all of your wage and hour obligations? It is no easy feat to comply with federal, state, district, county and local requirements. Read more …