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How to Get the Most Out of Your Pharmacy Benefit Plan

July 13, 2017

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The pharmacy benefit is the most utilized benefit in your employer health plan. Do you have a strategy to assure you are not wasting your healthcare dollars on overspending for prescriptions? In The Top Five Responses of Employers to Ward Off Rising Pharmacy Benefit Costs I share key elements needed in a pharmacy benefit plan. […]

You Have the Right NOT to Hire the Most Qualified Candidate

May 1, 2017

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Many employers are amazed to discover that by tweaking the selection process for new hires they can lend a helping hand while benefiting the bottom line.

Six Compelling Reasons Why Fighting Human Trafficking Is a Fit for Atlanta Businesses

February 22, 2016

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It’s a valid question and a question being asked by business professionals throughout Atlanta. “Is fighting human trafficking a fit for business?” Before answering this question, pause to consider the issue. In its most sanitized description, it is Human Trafficking, (trafficking). All of the things that make Atlanta great also make us a prime target […]

The Results are In: There is Religious Discrimination in Hiring

June 24, 2014

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You thought it would demonstrate your integrity and positive traits. Or, it was simply another example of your leadership skills and experience. What you didn’t know, however, is that it may have lessened your chances of that initial walk through the door of the hiring manager. Religious discrimination is alive and well in the hiring […]

From Atlanta to Cathy, “Thank You!”

December 3, 2013

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Atlanta employers are indebted to Cathy Missildine. For the past year Cathy has served as the President of the 2,500 member SHRM-Atlanta—one of the largest city chapters of the Society of Human Resource Management. The role of President of SHRM-Atlanta is a volunteer position. But it’s not one of those roles where you simply enjoy […]

What Can You Do for a Terminally Ill Employee?

October 6, 2013

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What do you do for a terminally ill employee? This is what I wrestled with as cancer took its ugly hold on one of our employees. What could I do for Christine? How could I encourage her? What could I offer her in this season of pending death? Sure, there were trips to the hospital […]

Why Leaders Give the Gift of Discomfort

August 29, 2013

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I’ve known a lot of people in leadership positions who made their employees uncomfortable. All of us could share multiple examples of how a manager or supervisor went well beyond discomfort and propelled us into misery. However, did you know that making an employee uncomfortable can be an act of genuine concern and wellbeing for […]