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Category: Workplace wellness


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

HR on the Front Lines During the COVID-19 Pandemic

November 19, 2020

Via: SHRM

The HR department is typically considered to play a supporting role in the organization, as are the inventory, IT, marketing, accounts and finance departments. This has not been the case for me and my company during the pandemic—HR has played […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Mental Health Resources for Employees

November 19, 2020

Via: HR Hero

COVID, protests, and the general craziness of 2020 are turning the business world upside down. With all of the chaos and resulting business impacts, it’s easy to lose sight of the impacts of that chaos on employee mental health and […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

Social Collaboration: Benefits, Best Practices, and Tools

November 19, 2020

Via: Evil HR Lady

With social media, you can chat with friends, share funny memes, and tweet angry things into the internet void. Social collaboration uses the same tools (and can include the same behaviors), but the goals are different; this is the business […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

Employee Connectivity in the New World of Work

November 17, 2020

Via: HR Hero

For the last 6 months, organizational leaders and Human Resources practitioners have been deeply committed to reactive practices to figure out how to keep businesses running. The hope (often the assumption) has been that these practices would be short term, […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

6 Questions to Create Employee-Centered Benefit Plans in 2021

November 12, 2020

Via: HR Hero

As HR leaders deliver on 2021 benefits enrollment and already begin to think through 2022, how can they develop benefit plans that place employees at the heart of decision-making? And how can they ensure to align all stakeholders on employee […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Respect But Don’t Accept Negative Employee Attitudes

November 12, 2020

Via: SHRM

Too often, managers sweep gripes under the rug or blame the disgruntled employee for a justifiable complaint. Then, complaints tend to reach a fever pitch because unhappy employees believe their concerns haven’t been heard. That’s why it’s critical to give […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

Moving Toward Equality: Fixing the Gender Pay Gap

November 10, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Gender pay discrepancies happen for a lot of reasons, some of which may seem legitimate on the surface. But regardless of how they occur, employers can be proactive in eliminating these discrepancies in their workplace. Here are a few actions […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Employer Defends Itself Against Bias, Harassment, and Retaliation Claims

November 9, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Some workplace cases provide multiple lessons about employment discrimination. Recently, the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Arkansas, Iowa, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, and South Dakota—rendered a decision providing guidance on discrimination, harassment, and retaliation. Facts In December […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Trust and Transparency Are Key for Empowering Employees to be Productive

November 6, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Trust, empathy, and communication were discussed throughout our Corporate Culture Week, as these three elements are vital for creating a great culture within your organization. Today’s guest takes it one step further and explains why you need to throw transparency […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

DEI That Ignores Mental Health Is Doomed

November 6, 2020

Via: HR Hero

2020: What an emotional rollercoaster. The ongoing pandemic and civil unrest have combined to create a markedly large number of highs and lows for everyone, most particularly for minority communities. Not to make light of this serious issue, but the […]