OMNI Welcomes New Staff

Overland Park, KS (March 3, 2021) – OMNI Human Resource Management recently welcomed the following additions to its team. Ms. Karen Hoffman joined OMNI’s recruitment team in late 2020 as a Search Consultant. She previously led the talent acquisition teams at Kansas City Southern Railway and Sprint world headquarters. She has over 30 years’ experience

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Are You a Victim of Unemployment Fraud?

Since the beginning of the pandemic, the state of Kansas has experienced historic unemployment levels, leading to overwhelming demand on the state’s 40-year-old unemployment claims processing computer system. Last week alone, over 82,000 unemployment claims were filed in Kansas. Exacerbating the delays in benefits for legitimate claimants has been the unprecedented number of fraudulent unemployment

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Mandating Vaccinations? What’s Your Plan?

We enjoyed a lively “Let’s Talk HR” session last month regarding client questions, interests, and intentions with COVID vaccinations in their workplace. For those of you who missed it, here are some of the general themes and navigation points around which the decision to ‘mandate’ vaccinations might be made: 1. General risk and liability to

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It Can Happen to Anyone

The unfortunate recent situation at Kansas City’s own Boulevard Brewing Company is a place no business owner or leader wants to find themselves. The ongoing challenge is whether or not you and/or your management teams are “in front of” or “behind” underlying negative sentiments, issues, and risks. General training is a start, but never the

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OMNI Launches Membership Community

“Because sometimes you just need to talk to an expert” Overland Park, Kansas – Managing Principal Michael Tracy today announced the launch of the newest OMNI HRM offering, the Membership Community, an on-call HR service. This service enables members in need of HR advice or information to connect immediately with an expert without the bother

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Managing the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA)

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) went into effect on April 1st, 2020 to help employees and employers make the right decision related to caring for themselves and family impacted by COVID-19. The FFCRA requires employers with less than 500 employees to provide their employees with sick leave or expanded family and medical leave

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A Benefit with Long Term Payout: Outplacement Support

When considering options to provide benefits for employees, most immediately consider medical, dental, and 401K plan with employer match, but have you considered adding outplacement support to this must have list? Many organizations are still working through what their new organizational structure should look like after Covid-19 and customer demand adjusts yet again as the

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Getting Back to Business

As the world looks forward to getting back to business, there are concerns many workers may avoid returning to work, choosing to remain on their more ‘lucrative’ unemployment benefits. Consider the following, as the semantics are important. 1. If you ‘furloughed’ staff, (a ‘layoff while retaining employee benefits,’) you’ve essentially kept them on your payroll

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Keeping Your Professional Network Fresh During Covid-19…

Like many of you, a typical week for me over the past several years has consisted of numerous coffees, lunches, breakfasts, etc. to visit with potential clients, candidates and new network connections.   I thrive on these meetings and as a result have built a professional network of people who, in turn, have become friends. The

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Recruitment in a Covid-19 World

During this new normal of social distancing, sanitizing and Zoom calls, it’s easy for organizations and individuals to feel disconnected to their customers and what life was like before Covid-19. We all are tuning in daily to understand the latest developments in the news and contribute towards our organization’s goals and overall health and wellness

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