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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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3 Bad Behaviors That Could Make Your Employees Quit

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Feb 10, 2022 9:00:00 AM

Most of us have probably run into a bad boss a time or two in our careers. And we're not just talking about a bit of friction or misunderstanding. A bad boss can completely alter that state of the work environment and make getting your job done nearly impossible.

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Topics: Leadership, Workforce Management, Culture

5 Labor Laws You Might Not Know That You Need to Comply With

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Jan 11, 2022 8:45:00 AM

There are so many rules and regulations you must comply with when it comes to labor laws, it can be enough to make your head spin. Luckily, many of the U.S. labor laws are common knowledge, or common sense.

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Topics: Compliance, Employee Scheduling, Time and Labor, HR

How to Align Your Organization with OKRs

Posted by Alexa Rivera on Jan 4, 2022 8:00:00 AM

The New Year has finally arrived and you’ve probably been spending some time mulling over goals you’re looking to accomplish, both personally and professionally. In the world of business, even better than goals are what we call Objectives and Key Results, otherwise known as OKRs.

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Topics: Leadership, Workforce Management

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

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