We don’t have a “new norm” for work yet. But it’s probably time to build your post-COVID-19 company culture. Why now? Culture took a backseat to reality since the coronavirus pandemic hit. Most HR leaders and front-line managers did what they could to help employees adapt. Everyone from the CEO to the customer service reps […]
Leader accountability is the key to more effective anti-sexual harassment training, says Dr. Marsha Ershaghi Hames. Here’s Hames, who advises corporate ethics and compliance programs, explaining why it’s so critical today — and how to build it into your company culture.————————————————————Where lies power, lies increased risk. Business leaders have the power – and responsibility – to […]
Nice job on improving diversity, HR leaders! Now it’s time to improve inclusion. Researchers found many companies recently prioritized diversity and inclusion (D&I) efforts – even when much of the workforce moved home. For the most part, diversity improved – and helped companies become more innovative, progressive and profitable, McKinsey researchers found. But efforts to […]
Some employees work from home. Some exist on-site. Others settled in-between. One thing they have in common: new expectations. Employees have different work experience expectations – ranging from where and when they work to how and why they communicate. And they all still hope for the best. But their ideas of what the best is […]
Google’s head of human resources, Eileen Naughton, will step down later this year amid rising tensions between the company’s top executives and rank and file employees. The executive departure follows many months of highly public people issues at the company, including claims of pregnancy discrimination and an allegation of sexual misconduct by a senior executive […]
2020 changed work. The pandemic affected nearly everything – where, when, how and why we work. Now it’s time to adjust for 2021. Gallup researchers recently uncovered the biggest changes to work in 2020 – and how those will impact HR leaders and their organizations in the coming year. Of course, some insights won’t surprise […]
With 2019 winding down, HR pros are all wondering what new workplace trends 2020 will bring. Well, look no further! The experts at Glassdoor have answers for you in their Jobs & Hiring Trends for 2020 report. Here’s what Glassdoor says you can expect to see in the new year. 1. AI will play a […]
You put time and special care into creating the greatest work team ever. And now it’s on the verge of becoming a struggling virtual team. The move to remote work might be a disappointment for HR pros who love their thriving teams. But all is not lost. “With so much tragedy around the world at […]
You understand HR programs inside and out. But employees find them complicated – and that’s why it can be difficult to communicate them. Whether employees are on-site or working remotely, they often don’t even bother to try to understand your HR policies and plans. But HR needs employees to understand – so you can avoid […]
You’d think office politics fell by the wayside when no one was working in the office. But schmoozing, backstabbing and manipulation live on in these days dominated by remote work. Granted, it’s less less intense, researchers found. Regardless of where people work, HR leaders and front-line managers still need to handle office politics so everyone […]
If there’s one time of year when workers value flexible schedules, it’s got to be the holiday season.
Is one of your HR duties building teamwork? It might be easier if employees spent more time with each other. Well, that’s exactly what’s happening in Japan, where corporate dormitories for young, single workers are making a comeback.
Change is hard. Everybody knows that. But top-level execs don’t seem to recognize just how much strain it’s putting on their employees.
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