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New Technology in the Workforce

Virtual Reality (VR) is a computer generated simulation of 3-D environments that can be interacted with in a physical way. This computer software is accompanied with an electronic helmet with a screen inside. This technology is generally used as a gaming system, but towards the end of 2017, a new use for VR emerged. Virtual […]

Five Things to Ask Yourself Before Writing a Job Description

Writing a job description can be daunting at times. It is an important communication tool that is unfortunately often overlooked when management gets too busy. Yet, companies should have a job description for every position. The job descriptions should outline the functions of the position as well as the knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to […]

2019 Open Enrollment

The new plan year is not until January 2019, but even though it seems far away, we are already starting to hear buzz about open enrollment. There is a lot of talk about changes with the Affordable Care Act, sometimes referred to as “Obamacare” and rate changes with certain insurance companies. When is Open Enrollment? […]

Minimum Wage Increase

As of July 1, 2018, the state minimum wage increased to be $10.10 with annual increase of $1 until 2023. This increase comes from the Maryland Senate Bill 543 and the House Bill 664, which aims to increase the federal minimum wage to $15 by 2023. Once the minimum wage hits $15 in 2023, there […]

Onboarding

Onboarding Onboarding is a process where an employee learns about your company – the culture, the industry, the position fitting into the larger picture, the tools needed to do their work, and the expectations for performance. While the Human Resources (HR) department leads the onboarding process, others in the company including the manager, co-workers, and […]

HRX Launches Employee Benefits Division

ANNAPOLIS, Md. – July 23, 2018 – HRX Systems, LLC., is pleased to announce the launch of our new Employee Benefits Division (https://hrxsystems.com/employee-benefits/). As a full-service broker, HRX can aid in planning and managing all benefit plans for our clients. We will develop tailor made benefits and wellness plans that best fit the needs of […]