Well, it’s finally over and we have a new President.  But what will a Trump Administration mean to the workplace?

SHRM posted a series of articles that shows you what to expect:  In Trump’s Ideas for Change in the Workplace, SHRM’s Allen Smith outlines some of the changes Donald Trump mentioned during his campaign … and, in Trump’s First 100 Days, he outlines what changes to expect at the beginning of his term.

One of the most significant workplace changes regards healthcare, where President-elect Trump has vowed to repeal and replace Obamacare.  In A Trump Administration and ACA, Steven Miller examines the kind of changes to ACA one can expect.  And, here at eESI, we’ve prepared a brief, How the Election Affects Compliance Issues, that shows you what impact the new administration may have on ACA, FLSA, and a host of other mandates.

In HR, we posted an IRS Notice that Requires Employers to Submit W2s by January 31st, 2017.  And, the USCIS posted an I-9 Form Update that you can review by clicking this link … Did you know You Can Deduct Visa Fees for Some of Your Workers?  You can.  You can find out about the guidelines and restrictions by reviewing the post link.

In Sales & Marketing, Harvard Business Review reported that Referrals are the Best Way to Generate New B2B Sales.  The article claims that 84% of all new business begins with a referral, and provides a few ideas about how that should impact your social media strategy.

In Leadership, Forbes’s Find the Joy: The Case for Unrelenting Positivity, author Chris Myers presents a few simple truths that leaders may want to consider in light of the recent election.  Disappointment, says Myers, may be expected after any election, but negativity always harms.  Myers believes that leaders can influence those in their company by choosing to see the potential good in situations and events, elections included.

In Productivity, the election produced stress for voters and citizens lined up on either side of the political spectrum.  Inc.’s Turn Stress into Motivation is an insightful article that reveals how a simple 10-minute writing exercise can re-channel your energy and re-energize your purpose.

Today is Veteran’s Day.  At eESI, we salute those Americans who have served our country.  Thank you for your sacrifice for the freedoms and liberties we all enjoy.  This brief video is a tribute to your service …


Enjoy your weekend.