As a leader, you always need people to understand your HR messages – and accept what you propose. Yet many HR leaders fail to get their point across and gain quick credibility because they muddy the message. “Telling a compelling story is how you build credibility for yourself and your ideas,” says Jeff Gothelf, a […]
Policy & Procedures
Vacation time isn’t entirely relaxing anymore. A modern employee taking time off from work may still find themselves inundated with emails, calls from their boss or even quick-task requests. Connectivity and technology are the culprits behind this “always on” culture. It can be damaging. If employees never get the chance to truly disconnect and recharge, […]
Would you ever tell your employee what not to say? One company put limits on what employees could talk about in the workplace, essentially banning many sensitive topics. It led to praise, outcry, resignations and lots of banter outside the company. What happened Software company Basecamp CEO Jason Fried wrote in a company blog post: […]
Is your hybrid work model set up to fail? It’s a question most HR leaders haven’t considered. In a rush to transition to work from home – and then to a hybrid model – many organizations didn’t have the time to consider what could go wrong. Part of the problem is a hybrid work model […]
We don’t connect like we did before the pandemic. It’s time to communicate effectively again and regain professional connections. Sure, if it wasn’t for technology advancements, many businesses would’ve failed during the pandemic. Zoom meetings, Google Chats, email and document sharing apps let people communicate often. But they aren’t the most effective ways to communicate. “One […]
Employers can tackle bias by following simple steps to make sure you’re fostering a fair and comfortable workplace for all employees.
Many employees are reluctant to report workplace wrongdoing and it’s essential for HR to understand why that is.
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) was a “nice to have” a few years ago. Today, DEI is a top priority. HR is hyper-focused to improve and sustain the DEI equation in a hybrid workplace. Diversity, equity and inclusion jumped up four spots on HR’s top priorities this year, according to the McLean & Company’s 2021 […]
As many offices begin to reopen, health and safety is going to be top of mind for both employers and employees. Some workers may be anxious about sitting near their colleagues again after a year at home, and business leaders are doing everything they can to make workers feel more comfortable. But according to scientists, […]