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How to Maintain Your Fitness Routine During the Pandemic

Guest blog by Stephanie Haywood, My Life Boost During the pandemic, it’s incredibly important to avoid crowded places where you may contract the disease or spread it to others. But this doesn’t mean you have to put your health and fitness routine on hold. There are many great ways to work out at home! We’ve …

Self-Care Guide for Entrepreneurs

Guest Blog by Katie Conroy, AdviceMine.com Being self-employed and owning your own company is incredibly exciting. After all, you get to be your own boss! Entrepreneurship can also be challenging, however. You are responsible for every aspect of your business. Many entrepreneurs get so involved in their work, they neglect to take care of themselves. …

Latinx Heritage Month is Coming – What Are You Reading?

Confession time: My intern and right-hand gal, Shweta, and I were reviewing our content and social media calendar recently h to see what holidays and celebrations are coming up that employers might benefit from HR tidbits about. We saw National Hispanic (now Latinx?!?) Heritage month starts in September and thought great – we can celebrate …

Annual AZ SHRM Conference Recap

Arizona SHRM successfully concluded its first-ever virtual conference last week. The theme was, “Human Factors in Technology” and what a perfect topic as we embrace working remotely in some fashion more and more the future as well as consider what the future of AI holds for us. What could have been a boring, humdrum, “Zoombie” …

The 19th Amendment and Celebrating the Right to Vote

This blog comes from guest writer, and Copper Quail Consulting (CQC) HR Intern, Shweta Deokule, MBA! Shweta holds an MBA and several HR certifications. She and Tara Bethell, CQC Founder, recently attended an event featuring Harriet Dominique who serves as a Senior Vice President of Corporate Responsibility and Community Affairs at USAA as a lead …

Why Don’t Recruiters Reach Out To Me?

Recently, I’ve been back in recruiting mode to help a new company and while I love connecting with interesting people, there are so many things applicants do that drive me crazy. This experience solidified my thought that I could never be a full-time recruiter. It also inspired me to share a few tips and ideas …

Use Your Darn PTO and Feel Better!

Are you falling prey to the movement right now to not take PTO (paid time off) because you can’t go anywhere exotic this summer? Or you don’t want to “just stay home”? Well, stop that! You’re doing yourself, your family/friends, and your work a disservice. And if you are still finding barriers, I will offer …

4 Ways To Increase Engagement Now

Employee engagement, the emotional connection, excitement and readiness employees should feel each day to tackle their work, can be influenced greatly by the relationship (or lack thereof) they have with their supervisor. If a supervisor, or company leaders in general, feel that engagement is down, there are several ways to gather data and put new …

Do Referral Programs Promote Racism?

“Refer your friends and family to earn a bonus!” We’ve all heard about these programs and I know I’ve used this as a recruitment tool. Does this create Homogeneous Hiring? Does it perpetuate Systemic Racism? It certainly can, but like most things…it depends. I am still a huge fan of having a robust employee referral …