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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Coronavirus at Work: Tips to Navigate the Recruitment and Interview Process

The global spread of coronavirus has impacted the job market almost overnight. Few industries have been spared from the fallout, with many companies going on hiring freezes. However, we are seeing a rise in hiring for healthcare, biotech, pharma, tech, and supermarket chains, among others. It’s no surprise that coronavirus has created significant implications for

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Outplacement and Career Transition Support

Often in leadership and professional development training, understanding and adapting to change is an area of focus and common practice. During this unprecedented challenge of Covid-19, we see these skill sets tested as leaders navigate through a myriad of business and operational challenges. Reevaluating product offers, creating productive and safe working environments and how that

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Travel Advisories and REAL ID Deadline Delayed Until Late 2021

Business travel is currently at a standstill due to the spread of the coronavirus. Travel advisories have been issued by the U.S. Department of State, including the avoidance of all international travel at this time due to the global impact of COVID-19.  Effective March 20, 2020, passports will only be issued for individuals with a

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COVID-19 Pre-Employment & Onboarding Modifications

Within the past few weeks, COVID-19 has turned our personal and professional lives on end. Each day brings a new set of challenges as we learn to navigate this strange new normal. While hiring activity is expected to slow, OMNI remains ready to support our clients with activities related to pre-employment and onboarding. OMNI partners

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