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Breaking up is hard to do. Is it time to say goodbye to masks? – from Conway Center member Sharon DeLay of GO-HR

Welcome to June 2nd, the day we’ll all fondly reference as MF-Day (Mask-free Day. Tsk. Tsk.)!  On May 17, the Ohio Department of Health issued updated guidance regarding wearing masks, which parallels the Centers for Disease Control. Many other states are following suit and saying so long to that little piece of fabric that quite …

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“I didn’t know I fired you” Covid edition – from Conway Center member Sharon DeLay of GO-HR

Have you recently received unemployment claim paperwork for an employee sitting right across the office from you? You just had a conversation with them about the Super Bowl for crying out loud! (Team Chiefs or Team Buccaneers? We have to stay sports team agnostic here at GO-HR, so we’ll just root for no Inflate Gate …

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COVID and the Vaccine – from Conway Center member Sharon DeLay of GO-HR

The COVID-19 vaccines are rolling out – slowly.  A lot of employers are still trying to navigate this whole vaccine thing, the logistics of mandating or not mandating the vaccine to their employees, and the myriad personal and professional opinions about the short-term and long-term impact of the vaccine. It’s just… a lot. Let’s get …

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Good news on PPP, but what about FFCRA? – from Conway Center Member Sharon DeLay of GO-HR

It’s been a busy week in Washington DC and now we know the updates on the next round of stimulus dollars and PPP (with the official and riveting name of Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021). However, what about the FFCRA? It wasn’t extended past the sundown date of December 31, 2020. Does that mean that employees …

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COVID-19 Vaccination & HR Considerations – from Conway Center Member Sharon DeLay of GO-HR

Season’s Greetings GO-HR clients, friends, and supporters. Needless to say, it’s been a year! They say hindsight is 20/20. Most of us just want to get 2020 behind us! The latest news is, of course, the COVID-19 vaccine. It started rolling out in the past week or so across the globe, and while it will …

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Helpful Links for Family Businesses During COVID-19

The outbreak of novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has touched all aspects of the local economy, especially our family business community, which is adjusting at an unprecedented pace to continue serving clients while also protecting staff. Much is uncertain, and we know you have many questions about how your business will navigate this difficult time. That’s why …

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The Difficulties of Hiring for a Family Business

Each year, our Economic Outlook survey reflects the challenges that family business leaders have in finding and hiring qualified employees. Conway Center service provider Mike Devine of Devine Consulting addresses this issue in a blog post, The Difficulties of Hiring for a Family Business: When one looks at the hiring data, new hires fail 89% …

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Employee Engagement

By Conway Center Service Provider Jennifer Griffith, Ohio Regional President of First Merchants Bank. Recently, First Merchants introduced a new approach to defining employee engagement that has launched several great follow–up conversations and planning opportunities. The “old approach” was to measure employee loyalty + employee contribution to solve for the company’s ability to drive employee engagement. The …

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Article on Central Ohio Family Business CEO Concerns

Columbus Business First published an article based on our annual survey of Central Ohio Family Business leaders. They also spoke with Conway Center Executive Director Dick Emens about his take on the numbers. Here’s a snippet: “The Affordable Care Act has led significant changes in the way Central Ohio’s family-owned businesses manage health care, says …

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