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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 …


The Connector: Edition 15

Posted by The O'Connor Group
March 31, 2021

Welcome back to the 15th Edition of The Connector! It's truly amazing to see this Newsletter, that started as a COVID-19 hub of information, progress into a piece of content helping all to thrive. Thank you for your messages, feedback, tips, resources and more that you have provided over the past year. Read more …



The Connector: Edition 14

Posted by The O'Connor Group
March 17, 2021

Happy St. Patrick's Day 2021! Across the nation, many St. Patrick's Day parades have now been cancelled for the second year in a row. However, the Irish holiday hasn't been called off completely! Read more …


The Future of Total Rewards Beyond 2020

Posted by The O'Connor Group
March 4, 2021

It feels like the world of benefits has been in flux since the roll out of The Affordable Care Act (ACA) in March of 2010 – it is over 10 years old! Companies have struggled to keep pace with the cost of coverage and types of plans and programs to offer. Read more …


The Connector: Edition 13

Posted by The O'Connor Group
March 3, 2021

Well, my friends, the weather forecast is looking up and Spring is upon us! 🌷 Welcome back to another edition of The Connector. We're glad you're here! Read more …