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August 2017–In her regular Rough Notes column, The Innovative Workplace, ThinkHR’s Chief Knowledge Officer Laura Kerekes provides insight into the value of career coaching in competitive employment times.

On Friday, May 31, 2019, 12 people — 11 city employees and one member of the public — were murdered and several others injured in a mass shooting at the municipal building in Virginia Beach, Virginia. The shooter was an employee in good standing who had tendered his resignation earlier that day. This brings the…

Sexual harassment, legalized marijuana, equal pay, and time off issues create opportunities for agents Laura Kerekes writes a monthly “Innovative Workplace” column for Rough Notes, a publication that has been serving the insurance industry since 1878. While written for brokers, the information in her column applies equally to employers. Enjoy her January column on important areas…

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Laura Kerekes writes a monthly “Innovative Workplace” column for Rough Notes, a publication that has been serving the insurance industry since 1878. While written for brokers, the information in her column applies equally to employers. Enjoy her December column on workers’ compensation. Managing the Intersection of Workers’ Compensation with Other Leave Regulations You’re ready when the…

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What We’re Reading – November 2018 We scour the web for interesting and actionable HR news and information, so you don’t have to. Here are 10 curated stories that caught our attention this month. Go Beyond Veteran’s Day Veteran’s Day was November 11, and although it’s a one-day observance, it serves as a powerful reminder…

ThinkHR Chief Knowledge Officer Laura Kerekes writes a monthly “Innovative Workplace” column for Rough Notes, a publication that has been serving the insurance industry since 1878. Enjoy her November column on cybersecurity. Cybercriminals are becoming more focused on users of company networks as a weak link in the security infrastructure chain. Secure web gateways, anti-virus tools,…

ThinkHR Chief Knowledge Officer Laura Kerekes writes a monthly “Innovative Workplace” column for Rough Notes, a publication that has been serving the insurance industry since 1878. Enjoy her October column on how to handle tough employee conversations. We all get cold feet when it comes to addressing difficult issues with colleagues in the workplace. It’s…

ThinkHR Chief Knowledge Officer Laura Kerekes writes a monthly “Innovative Workplace” column for Rough Notes, a publication that has been serving the insurance industry since 1878. While geared toward brokers, much of the information in her columns is applicable to human resources professionals. Enjoy her March column on tricky pay issues that may affect your…

ThinkHR Chief Knowledge Officer Laura Kerekes writes a monthly “Innovative Workplace” column for Rough Notes, a publication that has been serving the insurance industry since 1878. While geared toward brokers, much of the information in her columns is applicable to human resources professionals. Enjoy February’s column on the hazy situation created for employers in the…

July 2017–In her regular Rough Notes column, The Innovative Workplace, ThinkHR’s Chief Knowledge Officer Laura Kerekes advises brokers to work with their clients early to design the best products and communications program.