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Good case practices, Workplace wellness

How to Help Your Laid-Off or Furloughed Employees Manage Unemployment

March 25, 2020

Via: Evil HR Lady

As state after state closes all but essential businesses, many companies are laying off and furloughing employees. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, warns that unless the government acts appropriately, the country could end up with 20 percent unemployment. If […]


Good case practices, Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

How to Support Employees with High-Risk Concerns During a COVID-19 Outbreak

March 24, 2020

Via: SHRM

As the news changes daily around COVID-19, one fact remains clear: Those with chronic health conditions are more susceptible to the virus, and they may have more severe symptoms and a more difficult recovery, too. Other terms to describe people […]


Research, Software

The Future of Work Starts with IT

March 24, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The “future of work” can often feel like an ambiguous concept. Technologies like artificial intelligence, 5G, augmented reality/virtual reality, and machine learning are nebulous concepts that can still seem years away from actually impacting certain lines of business. One thing […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Impacting Wellness: Why Gym Memberships Aren’t Enough

March 24, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Some maladies simply don’t have an easily defined cause—and employee wellness seems to be one of them. According to researchers at the University of North Carolina, only 12% of Americans are metabolically healthy, meaning that seven out of eight adults […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Remote Work in Times of Crisis: 3 Threats to Employee Engagement

March 24, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Did you know that the number of remote workers has grown by 140% since 2005? That’s what data from Global Workplace Analytics indicate. Now consider this: 80% of employees reported they’d be more loyal if they had more flexible work […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Why Managers Should Know the Limitations of Their Staff

March 23, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Managers understandably expect a lot from their staff members. The best managers know how to push their team members to stretch the limits of their abilities and produce exceptional outcomes while developing personally and professionally. But there are also dangers […]


Communication, Research, Software

Tips and Strategies for Employee Time Tracking

March 23, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Communicate the Purpose One of your employees’ most likely reactions to a time-tracking initiative is feeling like they’re being spied on or micromanaged. It’s crucial for managers to clearly communicate the intention of the initiative. The goals should be to […]


Research, Software

Migraines: More than a Headache

March 23, 2020

Via: HR Hero

While commonly associated with headaches, migraines can be so much more debilitating and include light and sound sensitivity, severe nausea, and a range of other symptoms that can make those experiencing them shut down for anywhere between a few hours […]


News

5 things to know about the new coronavirus paid leave law

March 23, 2020

Via: HR Dive

U.S. small businesses and their employees are living through unprecedented times. As the COVID-19 epidemic continues, many are concerned with the day-to-day as state and local governments close or otherwise restrict business operations to halt the spread of the disease. […]


News

NASA is suspending development of its future deep-space rocket during coronavirus pandemic

March 20, 2020

Via: The Verge

NASA is shutting down production and testing of its future deep-space rocket and crew capsule in response to the worsening coronavirus pandemic. The two vehicles are critical pieces of NASA’s ambitious plan to return humans to the Moon by 2024, […]