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Communication, Software

Managing Communications in the New, Remote World of Work

July 8, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Effective communication is essential to any team, which is especially true in the business world. Poor communication among team members or different layers of management can lead to a host of problems, including incorrect deliverables, lost productivity, decreased morale, and […]


Research, Software

What Companies Are Doing Now to Prepare for the Uptick in Hiring

July 8, 2020

Via: HR Hero

It feels like a lifetime ago, but it’s only been a few months since employers were battling it out for top talent in a historically tight job market. As a result of COVID-19, the dramatic shift in this dynamic has […]


Research, Software

When Your Boss Doesn’t Let You Go on Vacation

July 8, 2020

Via: Evil HR Lady

Yesterday, Brenda Neckvatal and I talked about vacation and PTO usage on The Real HR Show. And we got this comment: My company offers unlimited time off, but I don’t feel like I can take advantage because of the boss […]


Research, Software

COVID-19 and Deciding Who Continues Working from Home

July 7, 2020

Via: SHRM

More employers are considering extending work-from-home (WFH) options for employees through the fall, the end of the year or longer as coronavirus cases continue to surge in parts of the country. But how does an employer or supervisor decide who […]


Research, Software

Recruitment Research: A Model of Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Economy

July 7, 2020

Via: HR Hero

It seems like eons ago, but it was only January. That’s when hiring managers and external recruiters were lamenting the lack of qualified talent to fill the large number of open positions. At the time, attracting and retaining top talent […]


Research, Software

Employee Policies for Social Media

July 7, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Politically and culturally, the American public seems more polarized than it has been. The rapid emergence of social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and others means that virtually anyone can have a platform to share his or her views with […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Onboarding Remote Team Members for Small Businesses

July 7, 2020

Via: HR Hero

What is onboarding, and why is it important? Onboarding is the process of integrating new team members into a business with the goal of familiarizing them with the company, as well as expectations, processes, procedures, and guidelines. It may also […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

The Dangers of Mishandling Harassment Complaints

July 7, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Every day, we go to work expecting to be able to do our jobs without harassment or unneeded stress. Unfortunately, not everyone is granted that opportunity. In fact, there were over 26,000 reports of workplace harassment in 2018 alone. Obviously, […]


News

California Employer Waived Right to Compel Arbitration

July 6, 2020

Via: SHRM

Even though an employee and employer entered into an agreement to arbitrate employment disputes, the employer’s participation in proceedings before the California Labor Commissioner constituted a waiver of the employer’s right to compel arbitration of the employee’s claim against it, […]


News

Only Half of Employee’s Knee Disability Was Work-Related

July 6, 2020

Via: SHRM

Because only half of an employee’s total permanent disability was caused by a fall at work, and the remaining half was due to degenerative conditions, a California appeals court reversed a decision by the state’s workers’ compensation board, which granted […]