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Alexa Rivera

Alexa is the Assistant Marketer at PeopleGuru. With a B.A. in Advertising and currently pursuing an M.A. in digital strategy, Alexa has a passion for writing, content creation and branding strategy. Specializing in copywriting and unique niche positioning, the world of HCM Software her latest and greatest challenge.
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The ETS Vaccine Mandate Block Has Been Overturned

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Dec 30, 2021 10:37:14 AM

While we have continued to provide updates on the status of the Vaccine Mandate, the latest ruling from the Sixth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on December 17, 2021 officially puts the highly anticipated mandate into effect.

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Topics: Healthcare, Employee Rights, Employee Law, Wellness

How to Prepare for Year-End and The New Year

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Dec 14, 2021 9:04:33 AM

Surely you’ve been preparing for the Q4 Season all year long if you’re in HR. This time of year can be stressful from tax preparations and compliance to policy changes and New Year plans. If you’re a little late to the party and find yourself scrambling to get organized, we have some reminders to set you back on track.

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Topics: Leadership, Employee Law, PTO, Workforce Management, HR

PeopleGuru's 2021 Year Wrapped

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Dec 9, 2021 9:15:00 AM

It’s a Wrap

2021 has been quite a year for us all. With COVID-19 still ever-present, and vaccines made available for the public early in the year, many legal implications have arisen that have spilled over into the workplace. As a result, many organization’s needs from their Human Capital Management (HCM) systems have changed, and PeopleGuru has, and will, continue to pivot and adjust to meet these needs.

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Topics: Now Trending, Recruiting, Employee Scheduling, Technology, Workforce Management, HR

PeopleGuru's Ultimate Holiday Playlist 2021

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Nov 30, 2021 10:30:09 AM

The holidays are finally upon us, and sometimes we need a little bit of holiday cheer to get us through the day. Especially, the workday.

That’s why PeopleGuru has created the ultimate holiday playlist packed with 5 hours of classic and modern holiday songs to bring joy to the workplace. Let’s say maybe five hours of Holiday music just isn’t for you. We don’t get it, but we aren’t judging! We’ve also compiled a variety of Spotify playlists in all different genres to get you through the end of the year.

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Topics: Now Trending, Holiday Hours, Culture

What Your Employees Really Want This Holiday Season

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Nov 29, 2021 10:12:12 AM

The most wonderful time of the year comes with its fair share of stressors, and much of the stress revolves around gift giving. For the typical employer, there is certainly no exception. 94% of individuals want a gift from their employer to make them feel valued.

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Topics: Holiday Hours, Culture, Wellness

5 Things To Ask in an Exit Interview

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Nov 16, 2021 10:10:24 AM

The dreaded exit interview can be pretty daunting. Change is hard; work changes are even harder. Regardless, there is proper etiquette that should be followed upon an employee’s departure.

Don’t get me wrong, leaving a company can be tricky for both parties, and sometimes the situation is less than ideal. But, the good news is, procedures such as the exit interview can allow everyone to (hopefully) avoid bad blood and it certainly makes for a smoother transition.

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Topics: HR, Culture

OSHA Approved the ETS Mandate... And Then Suspended It

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Nov 9, 2021 12:00:00 PM

As promised by the initial announcement of the Vaccine Mandate proposal on September 9th, The Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS) is effective beginning November 5th since recently issued by The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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Topics: Compliance, Now Trending, Employee Rights, Employee Law

Why Millions of Employees are Quitting Their Jobs

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Nov 2, 2021 11:15:00 AM

I’m sure you’ve heard tons of talk flying around about The Great Resignation. Coined by Anthony Klotz, The Great Resignation is used to describe the relatively recent trend of employees voluntarily leaving their jobs in record numbers. In fact, just this August, a record 4.3 million Americans quit their jobs. Pretty incredible considering the pandemic has caused one of the worst recessions and job crises since the 1920s.

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Topics: Leadership, Recruiting, Employee Rights, Workforce Management, HR, Culture, Wellness

Webinar Summary: Navigating the Workaround of the agriculture Industry

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Oct 21, 2021 9:15:54 AM

In case you missed it, we recently had an amazing webinar with HUB International and Intellicents going over best practices for how to effectively scale your rapidly growing agriculture organization with a strong ecosystem of partners that understand and specifically serve the highly regulated industry.

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Topics: Compliance, Technology, Workforce Management, Cannabis

The Do's and Don'ts of Costumes at Work

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Oct 19, 2021 9:20:00 AM

It’s that fabulous time of the year where the air is getting crisp, and finally, the holidays are creeping up. We know how you’re dreaming of work parties and vacation time already. With Halloween being the first in line, we can only imagine you’re eager to begin the festivities with the most creative Halloween outfit you can muster up—especially if an office costume contest may be on the horizon. Before you get too carried away, we are here to remind you of the Do’s and the Do Not’s of Halloween Costumes in the office.

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Topics: Holiday Hours, Workforce Management

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