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Andy Almeter

President, Leath HR Group, LLC

Andy Almeter is the President of Leath HR Group, LLC, and oversees the Wilmington-based firm’s operations and strategy. Prior to Leath HR, Andy spent many years working with the Federal Government, specifically with the US EPA as  

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Human Resources
Jan 22, 2024

Firing With Compassion

Involuntary terminations, layoffs, and reductions in force – OH MY!  While we've explored strategies for Avoiding Layoffs, it's not always feasible, particularly in an era ...

Human Resources
Jan 8, 2024

HR Economics: Competitive Labor Market Implications

It’s no surprise the principles of supply and demand also apply to skilled workers.  In a competitive labor market, where we find ourselves today, there is a high demand for talent and ...

Human Resources
Nov 30, 2023

If Kelce and Swift Had an HR Dream Team

At Leath HR Group, we consult on modern human resources solutions, and we spend most of our time on talent management strategies for companies of all sizes and industries.  Well, we are no d ...

Human Resources
Nov 16, 2023

Training and Development with Leath HR Group

Promoting an employee?  Want to help make them successful?  Consider our "First Time Managers" and "Buddy to Boss" trainings.    Do you have a leader who is s ...

Oct 16, 2023

“HR Nightmares” Podcast – The Best of Season 2

First, why a podcast?!  Well, we call it the “book every HR professional wants to write, but hasn’t yet”.  Let’s face it, in the ever-surprising world of wo ...

Human Resources
Aug 2, 2023

Risks of Operating Without a Dedicated HR Function, Part 2

Welcome back to the second part of our series on the importance of human resources (HR) for small to mid-size businesses. In Part I, we delved into the financial risks that arise from not having ...

Jul 26, 2023

Risks of Operating Without a Dedicated HR Function, Part 1

This article was contributed by Gabrielle Plumez, People + Culture Consultant @ Leath HR Group. In the fast-paced world of small to mid-sized businesses, where every decision counts, the role ...

Human Resources
Jul 10, 2023

Human Resources Tasks: Top Three Areas Consuming Business Owners’ Time

When envisioning your business, it’s unlikely that HR-related tasks were top-of-mind. Dealing with hiring, compliance, employee paperwork, and overall people-processes is not exactly an enticing ...

May 16, 2023

Lawsuit Settlement Exposes Gender Pay Gap: Why Compensation Benchmarking Is Essential

If you haven't heard already, Goldman Sachs just agreed to pay a whopping $215 million to settle a lawsuit brought by current and former employees claiming they consistently underpaid wo ...

Human Resources
Apr 26, 2023

Have You Considered Outsourcing Human Resources?

What is it? Outsourced Human Resources (HR), also known as “Fractional HR”, is a model of consulting where an organization hires an outside firm to either act as their HR department or ...

Human Resources
Apr 26, 2023

The CFO’s HR Rollercoaster

Ah, the life of a CFO… They manage financial operations, financial planning, analysis, reporting and strategy, they make critical decisions that limit financial risk and ensure the overall succ ...

Human Resources
Mar 14, 2023

Reverse Mentorship: A Low-Cost Strategy to Connect Multi-Generational Talent Teams

For the first time in history, the U.S. workforce is made up of five different generations: Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Gen X, Millennials, and Gen Z, according to this recent Purdue University&nbs ...

Human Resources
Feb 16, 2023

Have you REALLY Looked everywhere for Top Talent? Consider the H-1B Visa Program.

Sponsoring talent through the H-1B Visa Program is highly rewarding and isn’t as daunting or expensive as you may think, if you have the right legal guidance, that is. You may be saying to yours ...

Human Resources
Jan 31, 2023

Avoid Layoffs: Expert Hiring and Selection Advice

As the list of companies announcing layoffs continues to grow, I feel it's sensible to point out that layoffs are tough business decisions with very high stakes. But how do we go from a market of ...

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