Working from home may feel singular, but it can be a catapult for any company’s diversity and inclusion efforts. Many companies quickly shifted operations to work from home (WFH) when the pandemic hit. And they found the wheels still turned, perhaps even faster, more efficiently and with higher quality. So why not make WFH the […]
Workplace culture can be similar to the weather — everybody talks about it, but who actually does anything to change it? Guest poster Sandeep Kumar offers seven steps employers can take to improve their day-to-day working environments.
As organizations of all kinds prepare to reopen facilities and bring employees back onsite as the COVID-19 crisis eases, HR pros need to be ready to advise leadership of both potential legal risks and how to protect against long-term damage to their reputation. And there is one risk factor that many executives, and even legal […]
Smart employers constantly refine how they approach HR to ensure they can continue to recruit and retain top talent
When this deaf employee raised concerns about his accommodation, he was fired. But his behavior before he complained was what stood out to a court.
Time to double-check your social media policies. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has released a 2018 advice memo from its Office of General Counsel regarding “whether various Employer [CVS Health] social media rules are unlawfully overbroad“ under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The memo delivers mixed news for employers — the NLRB found […]
It’s probably what many of you have been waiting for: OSHA has issued guidance, all in one document, on returning employees to the workplace safely. Here’s a quick overview from Safety News Alert. OSHA recommends a 3-phase approach: Phase 1: Make telework available when possible. Limit the number of people in the workplace to maintain […]
Performance management processes and procedures have evolved at a blistering pace, perhaps faster than any other part of the Human Resources discipline. PM has transitioned from an industrial-age framework focused on maintaining consistent production schedules and quality to a flexible – and interconnected – tracking, coaching and talent development tool. Technology capabilities and limitations often […]
Employees have changed. Management has changed. Work has changed. Now it’s time to adapt to the post-COVID workplace realities. How, where and why we work are different than before the coronavirus. Here’s what researchers and experts found – and how HR can proactively manage the new workplace realities. Normal is still on hold Nearly all […]
Even as some surveys show that about 65% of workers in North America say they aren’t actively looking for a new job, many of them also report they are not engaged at work. But that doesn’t mean you can relax with your employee retention efforts. Most of those folks are probably sticking around because they […]
New state laws on sexual harassment training
The typical American worker puts in 40.5 hours a week, making the U.S. the least likely to take the shorter working week from idea to reality.
The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) contribution limits for health savings accounts (HSAs) will go up next year, according to new projections.
What legal issues should HR pros be watching most closely in the coming months? A leading employment law firm suggests we keep an eye on four key cases.
Your jobs as HR professionals are about to change, if you believe these C-suite executives.
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