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Former Employee Could Sue Company over Data Breach

November 21, 2022

Via: SHRM

The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals held that a former employee of a biopharmaceutical company could sue the company for a data breach that resulted in the publication of her sensitive personal information on the dark web. Rejecting the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

5 Security Steps to Take After Firing an Employee

November 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

No one enjoys terminating an employee, but sometimes it has to happen. While many employees will leave without any issues, some might feel they were unjustly let go or be disgruntled after their termination. In those cases, it’s important to […]


News

Case Study: Court Razes Architect’s Failure-to-Accommodate Suit

November 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The Georgia Court of Appeals recently upheld a trial court’s dismissal of an employee’s claim that his employer failed to accommodate his disability, holding that Georgia state law provided him no legal remedy. Facts In 2016, Lindsay Pope Brayfield & […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How to Revolutionize Recruiting with Centralized Hiring

November 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

In today’s recruiting landscape, hiring companies have multiple approaches and delivery models at their fingertips. Many of them default to a decentralized approach that targets the best and brightest nearby candidates to quickly fill openings with highly qualified choices. Sounds […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Chely Wright: Memorable Moments Making an Impact

November 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Without in any way impugning the virtues of country music, it’s fair to say that this genre probably doesn’t pop into mind when most people think about diversity, equity, and inclusion. While country music does and has historically had some […]


Research

Irvine, Calif. Boasts New Protections for Hotel Workers

November 18, 2022

Via: SHRM

In what some may consider an unexpected development, the City of Irvine, Calif. is set to implement a new ordinance that will require Irvine hotels to follow stringent workplace safety rules for their employees. The ordinance parallels the hotel worker […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Report: HR Pros Rank Top Reasons for Turnover

November 18, 2022

Via: SHRM

The 2022 job market has favored employees and job seekers, prompting them to consider alternative career avenues and employers. To stem the loss of employees—and attract job seekers—it’s important that organizations understand and address retention and recruitment issues, says a […]


News

That’s a Wrap on Corporate Culture Week 2022!

November 18, 2022

Via: HR Hero

From November 14 to 18, we spent a full week focusing on corporate culture! As the week comes to a close, we’re taking a look back at all our online events and digital resources that helped HR professionals develop their […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Oregon Women’s Prison Provides Virtual Heavy Equipment Training for Post-Incarceration Employment

November 18, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Finding ways to employ ex-convicts is a win-win-win in a tight labor market. Employers are better able to staff their operations. Ex-convicts are given the opportunity for meaningful employment and a livable wage. And society benefits from reduced dependence on […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Why is Salary Transparency So Important to Job Seekers in Today’s Economy?

November 18, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Salary transparency is very important to job seekers because it offers reassurance that they are being offered the same pay as other candidates and employees who have a similar set of skills and experiences. Additionally, salary transparency helps to reduce […]


Workplace wellness

5 Key Steps for Driving Successful Change in a Post-Pandemic Workplace

November 17, 2022

Via: HR Hero

If there’s one thing we’ve learned from studying our (almost) post-pandemic workplace is that people – employees and leaders, alike – are tired. Really tired. And, possibly approaching burnout. Among the many impacts of the pandemic is the escalation of […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

The Recession and Recruitment: What You Need to Know

November 17, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The past couple of years have been quite chaotic for HR teams as well as managers and executives trying to keep their teams staffed with qualified employees. First, the COVID-19 pandemic triggered a widespread shift to remote work, not to […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Hybrid work may show value as a recruiting tool

November 17, 2022

Via: HR Dive

IWG’s findings are far from universal; stakeholders inside and outside of HR have diverged on whether remote or hybrid work are good frameworks for their organizations. Culture, in particular, has been a challenge for employers as they adjust to the […]


Workplace wellness

Best practices for modern FMLA management

November 16, 2022

Via: HRD America

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) has been in the spotlight since the COVID-19 pandemic. Designed to help employees balance their work and family responsibilities, FMLA is primarily used for personal reasons, such as caregiving, bonding with a newborn, […]


Research

4th Circuit Clarifies What Qualifies as Similar Jobs Under EPA

November 15, 2022

Via: HR Hero

In an unpublished opinion, a unanimous panel from the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to employers in South Carolina, Maryland, North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia) provided some great insight into possible defenses against an Equal […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

How to Build Trust and Authenticity in the Workplace

November 15, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The more a team trusts each other, the better they will perform together. Whether you’re on a professional sports team or a team at the office, this statement still rings true. Unfortunately, building trust and authenticity might not always be […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

The Ratchet Effect of Labor Automation

November 15, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Companies are racing toward automation in the face of a tight labor market and a quest for greater efficiencies. Eventually the labor market is sure to settle down, but when it does, it’s unlikely that jobs which were automated due […]


News

Creating a phenomenal employee experience in the modern workplace

November 15, 2022

Via: HRD America

Any HR leader will tell you that maintaining employee engagement amongst a distributed workforce has been a massive challenge. After all, HR has to tiptoe a fine line between meeting employees’ ever-changing needs in a remote world and ensuring the […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Walmart’s Embrace of Greater Automation Contributes to Employee Layoffs

November 14, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Two of the biggest companies in the world dominate what have traditionally been very different segments of the retail market. Walmart is the archetypal big box retailer with thousands of stores covering tens of thousands or even hundreds of thousands […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How to Master the Art of Mentoring in the Workplace

November 14, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Now more than ever, mentoring in the workplace is essential for employee growth and success. As companies continue to work in a remote or hybrid capacity, the “how” of mentoring is changing and, according to industry experts, needs to be […]