How Employers Can Address Mental Health in the Workplace

(from the 24 Hour HR Support Center)

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than half the people in the United States will be diagnosed with a mental illness at some point in their lives, and one in five Americans will experience a …read more…

Federal Law Update: Redesigned Form W-4

(from the HR Support Center)

In the new year, employers will need to provide the redesigned Form W-4 to new employees and current employees who want to change their withholdings. Employees who have submitted Form W-4 in any year before 2020 are not required to submit a new form merely …read more…

November Portland Breakfast Forum Recap: Listen Up! That’s How HR (and You) Can Drive Culture in Your Workplace

KMA’s Angela Hansen was pleased to participate in the Portland Breakfast Forum last month, which focused on how HR drives culture. Hosted by Carol Coultas and Peter McGuire of The Press Herald, Angela joined panelists Cynthia Murphy of CEI and David Pease of Bangor Savings Bank to tackle …read more…

Many Managers Are Uncomfortable Communicating with Their Employees – Here’s How You Can Help Them

(from the 24-Hour HR Support Center)

Here’s a startling statistic: nearly 70% of managers are uncomfortable communicating with their employees. That number comes from a Harris Poll conducted on behalf of Interact, and it indicates that managers may at times shy away from doing basic management …read more…