Employee Relations

EPISODE 24: Title VII Prohibits Discrimination in the Workplace with Maggie Spell of Jones Walker LLP
October 29, 2020

EPISODE 24: Title VII Prohibits Discrimination in the Workplace with Maggie Spell of Jones Walker LLP

Amidst all the tumultuous news of 2020, Civil Rights has landed a major victory. Today, Maggie Spell, Partner at Jones Walker LLP, talks with Eric about the transformation decision the Supreme Court made this past June.  Our guest tells the story of three cases of workplace discrimination, where employees were fired because of their gender identity or sexual orientation. The…

EPISODE 23: New Strategies and Employee Communication as We Manage Through COVID
October 13, 2020

EPISODE 23: New Strategies and Employee Communication as We Manage Through COVID

Sometimes a crisis brings us together in ways we don’t expect. Today we’re joined by Lisa Marchitelli, Chief Administrative Officer at AFMDA. The American Friends of Magen David Adom is a nonprofit organization that raises funds to support Israeli’s foremost emergency response and disaster relief organization, Magen David Adom. MDA has conducted over a million COVID tests in Israel and…

EPISODE 22: Communicating Grief in the Workplace with R. Glenn Kelly, Coach, Author and Motivational Speaker
September 29, 2020

EPISODE 22: Communicating Grief in the Workplace with R. Glenn Kelly, Coach, Author and Motivational Speaker

There was a time when grief was shunned from the workplace. Of course, this was never realistic. Thankfully we have people like today’s guest, Ron Glenn Kelly, to coach us when grief intersects with our professional lives. Glenn Kelly is a coach, motivational speaker, and author – most recently of Grief in the Workplace – who, since the loss of…

EPISODE 13: Crisis Communication Strategy with Katherine Heaviside, President of Epoch 5 Public Relations
August 4, 2020

EPISODE 13: Crisis Communication Strategy with Katherine Heaviside, President of Epoch 5 Public Relations

Katherine Heaviside, President and Founder of Epoch 5 Public Relations, talks to Eric about the importance of communication from a distinctly human PR perspective, and about how the means and impact of communication are changing in today’s world.   In today’s episode, we explore that impact. On one hand, misinformation can ruin a company’s image in minutes. On the other hand,…

Three Strategies to Help SMBs Improve Employee Satisfaction
July 31, 2020

Three Strategies to Help SMBs Improve Employee Satisfaction

Every year, it seems to get more difficult for businesses to hire and retain the right employees. Gone are the days in which employees spent their entire careers dedicated to one organization. Today, top talent is much more selective about the companies at which they choose to work, and there are plenty of factors that weigh into their decisions. Between…

EPISODE 11: Emotional Intelligence Plays a Key Role with Sue Fredericks, President of One Purpose Performance
July 23, 2020

EPISODE 11: Emotional Intelligence Plays a Key Role with Sue Fredericks, President of One Purpose Performance

Today we speak with Sue Fredericks, President of One Purpose Performance. Sue founded this management consulting company in 2000 to help organizations build more productive culture and communication.  In our conversation today, she applies this wisdom to the unpredictable times we’re living through and gives advice that will help you and your team succeed. Episode highlights include: What challenges create…

Managing a Workforce During COVID-19: Best Practices for SMBs
July 17, 2020

Managing a Workforce During COVID-19: Best Practices for SMBs

COVID-19 changed how the world works. With no real end to the pandemic yet in sight, businesses must adapt to a new normal in order to survive and thrive beyond it. While this isn’t the simplest undertaking, especially for businesses with operations that are difficult to perform remotely, it isn’t impossible. In fact, for many businesses, success will depend on…

PEOs and SMBs: An Ideal Partnership
July 14, 2020

PEOs and SMBs: An Ideal Partnership

Business is changing fast. As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, companies of all sizes need to move faster, work smarter, and deliver value-added experiences to both their clients and their employees. Your employees are your top asset, which is why human resources is an essential function in any thriving business. Most business owners start their ventures because they’re experts at…

EPISODE 7: ‘Everybody’s in the Same Place Right Now’ – Getting Cash Flow in Order with Paul Strohmenger of Nettle Bay Partners
July 9, 2020

EPISODE 7: ‘Everybody’s in the Same Place Right Now’ – Getting Cash Flow in Order with Paul Strohmenger of Nettle Bay Partners

The COVID-19 Pandemic has imposed many changes in our day-to-day lives, and businesses are no exception. With constant changes to policies surrounding best practices for businesses during this pandemic, we’re shifting gears and attempting to catch up to keep our organizations afloat. As a business owner, it feels like there’s a never-ending list of financials that can fluctuate at any…

EPISODE 4: The Logistics & Legalities Bringing Your Employees Back to the Office with Kim Malerba of Ruskin, Moscou and Faltischek, P.C. | Part 2
June 25, 2020

EPISODE 4: The Logistics & Legalities Bringing Your Employees Back to the Office with Kim Malerba of Ruskin, Moscou and Faltischek, P.C. | Part 2

“If someone can continue to telework and they are high risk – the guidance is to allow them to do so” – Kim Malerba, Partner at Ruskin, Moscou Faltischek, P.C. Listen to Eric Foodim, COO of PrestigePEO continue the discussion with Kim Malerba, Partner at Ruskin, Moscou Faltischek, P.C. regarding the logistics and emerging legalities around bringing your employees back to the office as states begin…