Anthony Jeanetta

Content Writer/ Copywriter/ Marketing Associate

Location icon United States of America

I graduated from the University of Nebraska at Omaha with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a minor in Marketing. I love writing and have a real passion for marketing.

Contact Info: [email protected] | (402)-350-4929

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Why Equality and Diversity are Good For Your Business

"People are much more willing to give [more] of themselves when they feel that their selves are being fully recognized and embraced. - Apple CEO Tim Cook Diversity. For years it has been recognized as something important for businesses. Yet, for years it has been something that businesses have neglected.

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How to Make the Most of Your Employees' Paid Leave

America is the land of the free, but one thing we're not free to do is take a break from work. The United States is the only country, with an advanced economy, that doesn't have any federally mandated vacation, maternal, or holiday paid leave [1].

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7 Ways to Knock Down Gender Barriers in Your Workplace

Women make up roughly 50 percent of the world's population. They make up 47 percent [1] of America's labor force. Still, women in the workplace face a significant gap in pay and opportunities compared to their male colleagues.

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How to Help Your Employees Through the Bereavement Process

If Benjamin Franklin is to be believed there are two certainties in life and one of them is death. Nobody wants to talk about death, especially in the workplace, but it is a subject that needs addressing.

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How to Use Healthy Rewards in Your Wellness Program

The decision to use the carrot or the stick is one people have been making for centuries. It should not be surprising then, that in 2016 employees are still deciding, when planning their corporate wellness programs. While recent court decisions have backed employers' right to penalize employees who don't participate, it remains unwise to use only the stick.

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9 Ways of Promoting Healthy Employee Habits

Technology has created a 24/7 work environment. No matter where an employee goes, they are tethered to their jobs. This constant pressure to work can have a hugely detrimental impact on employees. Research has found that working over eight hours a day can result in a 40 to 80 percent greater chance of heart disease [1].

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How to Get Ready for the New Overtime Rules

47,476. This number is the new standard salary level for a "white collar" exemption to the Fair Labor Standards Act overtime regulations. Under the new overtime rules, submitted by the Department of Labor, employees who make less than $913 a week, or $47,476 a year, will now have to be paid time and a half for any time worked, over 40 hours in a week.

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Pet Bereavement Leave: What is it and Why Offer it?

Tears, sadness, and grief. They all accompany the bereavement over losing a friend or family member, and they all accompany the bereavement over losing a beloved pet. More companies are now offering pet bereavement leave to support these bereaved employees. As the number of pet owners grows, the desire for pet bereavement leave is likely to increase.

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5 Reasons Social Media in the Workplace can Help Employees

Tweeting inappropriate memes. Instagramming lunches. Facebooking a few office selfies. These are the events companies fear will flood their workplaces if they let employees use social media on the job. Unfortunately, for businesses that ban the use of social media in the workplace, it is likely your employees are using it regardless of your policy.

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5 Benefits of Investing in Your Human Capital

Human capital is the measure of the economic value that an employee provides, through their knowledge, skills, and abilities [1]. On average, total human capital costs are almost 70 percent of a company's operating expenses [2]. Despite how much employees cost, many companies do not properly invest in employee development, in their human capital.

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Staffing Made Easy: Should you use a Staffing Agency?

Staffing companies saw an increase of $12 billion in sales between 2011 and 2013. Staffing agencies employed an average of three million temporary or contract workers per week in the first quarter of 2015, up 5.5 percent from the same quarter last year [1].

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5 Easy Steps to Improve Your Open Enrollment Process

For many HR representatives, open enrollment is similar to the doors of Walmart opening on Black Friday: pure chaos (and the occasional tasing). In 2016, this period will be especially hectic, as businesses now have to adapt to specific reporting requirements under the Affordable Care Act [1].

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ACA Compliance: Top 5 Issues to Look Out for in 2017

2016 is barely half over, but it's never too early to begin planning for next year. Last year saw an increase in regulations companies had to comply with regarding the ACA. In 2017, companies will have to deal with even more ACA compliance issues.

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How Fitness Trackers Can Improve Your Wellness Program

You've seen them everywhere. At the gym, at restaurants, even at work. Wearable fitness trackers. Those little electronic bracelets that now come in almost every shape, size, and color imaginable. Fitness trackers look cool, but do they have any tangible advantages? Can companies use them to improve their wellness program?

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