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Five Reasons Updated Job Descriptions Matter

A job description is a useful tool to describe a position’s tasks, duties, functions, and responsibilities. They form the foundation for many important processes such as job postings, recruitment, selection, wage and hour classifications, setting expectations, compensation, training, performance management, and appropriately responding to ADA accommodation or light duty requests.… 

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Diversity & Inclusion – Getting Started & Gaining Traction

Perhaps you are like many executives and human resources professionals – you’re uncertain about how to get Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) off the ground in your organization. Or perhaps D&I efforts are underway, but not gaining any traction. In either situation, this article is for you! First and foremost, for… 

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10 Holiday Considerations for Employers

The holiday season of Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day is when several religious and secular holidays occur. While the accompanying festivities can fill many with joy, others can feel left out, and misunderstandings can occur – not to mention potential liability issues for employers. Avoid common holiday season pitfalls by… 

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DEI and COVID-19 Additions to the Regional Benefits Survey

This year, Archbright once again partnered with Cascade Employers based in Salem, Oregon, to produce an annual Regional Benefits Survey. This robust survey is a refreshing new look at the Pacific Northwest’s prevailing benefit and policy practices, designed to assist employers as they evaluate and define employee benefits offerings. We… 

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Civil Unrest Preparedness for Employers

Earlier this year, communities experienced civil unrest in response to social justice issues, and some employers in those communities found it necessary to address subsequent workplace disruption. U.S. employers now face a unique workplace challenge of an upcoming presidential election, and the potential for civil unrest and employment disputes over…