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2019 Holiday Calendar

November 1, 2019

Thursday, November 27 Thanksgiving Holiday Office is closed Friday, November 28 Black Friday Office is closed, but phones and email will be monitored Tuesday, December 24 Christmas Eve Office is closed, but phones and email will be monitored Wednesday, December ...

Working (Too) Hard for the Money: The Negative Impacts of Excessive Overtime

October 16, 2019

Based on client and project needs or the seasonality of the business, many companies ask employees to work a considerable amount of overtime for sustained periods. This begs the question of whether excessive overtime creates a negative impact on productivity, ...

Is now a good time to talk? Maintaining an Open Door Environment in the Workplace

October 14, 2019

An open door environment is more than a definition or policy outlined in an employee handbook.  It speaks to a culture that encourages all employees to approach members of management with questions or concerns, as well as suggestions or feedback.  ...

The Dreaded Counteroffer

September 20, 2019

Imagine a situation where the perfect candidate accepts a job offer. Your entire team is excited for the help they have been waiting for and have started making first day preparations for the new hire. Then, the dreaded call comes ...

The Power of Giving Back: Employer Benefits of Workplace Community Involvement

September 20, 2019

Catered lunches, ping pong tables, massage chairs and gym memberships tend to receive the most attention when it comes to creating high retention rates and a fun, cohesive work environment. However, one of the most overlooked ways to build a ...



Blog | EctoHR | Your Human Resource Outsourcing Firm

2019 Holiday Calendar

November 1, 2019

Thursday, November 27 Thanksgiving Holiday Office is closed Friday, November 28 Black Friday Office is closed, but phones and email will be monitored Tuesday, December 24 Christmas Eve Office is closed, but phones and email will be monitored Wednesday, December ...

Working (Too) Hard for the Money: The Negative Impacts of Excessive Overtime

October 16, 2019

Based on client and project needs or the seasonality of the business, many companies ask employees to work a considerable amount of overtime for sustained periods. This begs the question of whether excessive overtime creates a negative impact on productivity, ...

Is now a good time to talk? Maintaining an Open Door Environment in the Workplace

October 14, 2019

An open door environment is more than a definition or policy outlined in an employee handbook.  It speaks to a culture that encourages all employees to approach members of management with questions or concerns, as well as suggestions or feedback.  ...

The Dreaded Counteroffer

September 20, 2019

Imagine a situation where the perfect candidate accepts a job offer. Your entire team is excited for the help they have been waiting for and have started making first day preparations for the new hire. Then, the dreaded call comes ...

The Power of Giving Back: Employer Benefits of Workplace Community Involvement

September 20, 2019

Catered lunches, ping pong tables, massage chairs and gym memberships tend to receive the most attention when it comes to creating high retention rates and a fun, cohesive work environment. However, one of the most overlooked ways to build a ...