The office party is so last year! In 2020, we need new ways to celebrate holidays with remote employees. Socially distanced. Remote. Virtual. Masked. Separated. Whatever your work circumstances are, HR leaders and front-line managers will need to rethink and redo holiday celebrations this year. And it could be more important than ever: More than […]
HR leaders need to continue to communicate important messages to employees so they can adapt through the changes that lie ahead. Sure, some fear and uncertainty have passed since the pandemic hit. But the importance of communicating increasingly complex information hasn’t. It’s as critical as ever for HR leaders. “Words matter, because people are scared […]
Human Resources is at the front lines of employers’ response to the COVID-19 crisis. The crisis is forcing almost every business to immediately develop, adapt or improve remote work policies and procedures. As HR pros struggle to keep employees safe and informed, it helps to think about what changes will be more permanent and how […]
When employees moved home to work, everything changed. But now some remote practices belong in the office, too. Most adjustments to our work habits were necessary. Some were more practical. And others were genius! While the year of remote work was challenging for many reasons, it gave employees and companies opportunities to evolve. So we […]
Change is almost the only certain thing in businesses today. So HR pros need to continually help employees navigate change. In fact, your guidance to managers and front-line employees is critical. “Employees may feel unsure and fearful about any new direction … or change they are forced to deal with,” says Kate Zabriskie, president of […]
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 […]
Firms are poised to offer programs and redesign workplace policies that uphold their employees’ values and demonstrate care for employees’ well-being.
employer found a way to get back to socializing
Snow emergencies create FLSA compliance headaches. But here’s a guide that’ll keep you safe.
If you’re using a LMS for employee training or any other kind of training, applying gamification will increase employee engagement and knowledge retention.
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 […]
Providing employees with a strong Employee Experience is more than a great company picnic and premium benefits. Employee Experience, or EX, is about employees feeling like there are strong contributors to the success of the company. They are productive and efficient because the employer treats them like a customer, providing them with the tools and […]
Failure to provide employees with a positive experience, including the one you deliver when it comes to their benefits, is an opportunity lost.
It’s great to work from the couch … except maybe for the aching back, tired eyes and sore neck. They’re nasty results of ergonomic sins we need to avoid. And most brought home or picked up unsafe habits – ergonomically speaking – that have or will lead to unnecessary pain, discomfort and even injury. More […]
Keeping each other safe requires everyone to have a social responsibility and make sure to the best of their ability that they are healthy when they come to work.
Employers who don’t want to suffer from the “no good deed goes unpunished” warning would be wise to manage holiday office party risks.
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