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Tag: Covid-19 Pandemic


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Right Way to Approach Digital Transformation in the Digital Era

November 3, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Recent years have shown that digital transformation is not just a luxury, but a necessity. What was once something that cutting-edge companies did to keep up with modern trends has now become the truth of how most companies operate, due […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Rituals: The Missing Link in the Hybrid Workplace

July 12, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Remote. Hybrid. No matter how your team is working, there’s something missing: connection. As humans, we thrive on interactions. At work, even more so. COVID forced us apart, and now, workers are craving connection, meaning, and purpose more than ever. […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Key Employee Concerns Post-Pandemic

May 26, 2022

Via: HR Hero

For over 2 years, employees, employers, and just about everyone else across the globe have been eagerly awaiting the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic caused widespread disruption in work, community, and family life and created tremendous stress among […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Managing Feelings of Disconnectedness Among Remote Workers

April 19, 2022

Via: HR Hero

For millions of office workers across the United States and beyond, a major silver lining of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the widespread shift to remote work. The convenience, comfort, flexibility, and ability to spend more time with pets and […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

How a Hybrid Hybrid Work Environment Could Work for Your Team

April 11, 2022

Via: HR Hero

It’s been more than two years of on-again, off-again work in the office, and as someone who has been on both sides of the Zoom, the solution is clear: don’t force employees into the office if they don’t want to […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Employer Perspective: How Voluntary Benefits Can Help Your Business Compete for Talent

April 8, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Employers’ goals for voluntary benefits —increasingly a core component of any employer’s benefit package that allows employees to self-select from a menu of offerings, typically at reduced or increasingly no cost — have expanded dramatically since 2020. According to Buck’s […]


Workplace wellness

Recognizing and Alleviating Seasonal Depression in the Workplace

April 6, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Seasonal affective disorder (SAD), a type of depression related to changes in seasons, can have a significant impact on mental health and on employees’ productivity and engagement. Not only can seasonal depression impact employee productivity, but it can also affect […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Coworkers Hate Cheesy Jargon, But to What Extent Can It Be Ditched?

March 16, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Office slang is great fodder for Internet memes, eye rolls, and coffee mugs, but for those suffering through corporate colloquialisms, that slang can be more annoying than entertaining, research suggests. Communication Habits Can Irk “Almost half of Americans have a […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

The Causes and Outcomes of the Great Resignation for Employees

March 14, 2022

Via: HR Hero

For the past several months, you have likely been hearing much about the Great Resignation. Last November, 4.5 million Americans quit their jobs—the highest number since the Bureau of Labor Statistics started tracking this metric. Another 4.2 million quit in […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Pros and Cons of Allowing Employees to Set Their Own Schedules

March 11, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Now that companies around the world have had ample experience with remote work, is it time to extend workplace flexibility to the temporal sphere and allow employees to set their own hours? The Pandemic Makes Remote Work a Reality The […]


Research

Why COVID-19 Should Continue to Shape Long-Term HR Policies

March 9, 2022

Via: HR Hero

For more than 2 years, challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic have continued to make their presence known—not to mention the “Great Resignation” that has required HR policies to adapt quickly and continuously. At the beginning of the pandemic, when each […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How One HR Pro is Helping Talent Successfully Fly the Coop

February 10, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Kathryn Minshew has always been fascinated when asked, “What do you want to do with your life?” When she was younger, Minshew was captivated by stories of CIA agents, ambassadors, and television characters like Alias’ Sydney Bristow – so she […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Learning and Development Trends for 2022

January 24, 2022

Via: HR Hero

It goes without saying that the last 2 years have posed unique challenges for companies in the United States and around the globe. Operations have been upended by constraints brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, which has forced businesses to […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Research

Overcoming the Great Transition: What’s Next for HR in 2022

December 22, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The last two years have been tough for HR departments, from navigating the pandemic to this year’s great transition. The stress from last year still lingers for many teams and continues to impact work today. Even as HR professionals face […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Remote Work and Moonlighting

November 9, 2021

Via: HR Hero

One of the top concerns for managers with respect to widespread remote work was that employee productivity would suffer, in part due to the related concern that the ability of managers to oversee subordinates would be diminished if they weren’t […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

4 Ways to Boost Employee Productivity

November 8, 2021

Via: HR Hero

There’s been a lot of debate about the impact on employee productivity with the shift to remote work. Some say productivity has gone way up, and employees themselves say they’re getting more work done without the typical office distractions. Still […]


Workplace wellness

7 Ways to Identify and Combat Employee Burnout

November 2, 2021

Via: HR Hero

As the end of the year approaches and we’re continuing to battle the changing realities of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses in all sectors are working hard to finish on a high note. But this year, many of the skilled hourly […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How to Keep Hiring Safety in Mind During the Pandemic

October 18, 2021

Via: HR Hero

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, job openings increased to a record high of 10.9 million on the last business day of this past July. With the demand for labor high and prospects lower than normal, some companies […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Time for Recruiters to Stand Out

October 15, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Everyone can relate to the feeling of walking into a job interview with one goal in mind. Without knowing who else applied for the position and how many are competing for it, the ability to stand out remains immensely important. […]


Research

Performance Management Processes in Most Organizations Were Shaped by the Covid-19 Pandemic – New Study by the HR Research Institute

August 17, 2021

Via: HR Vendornews

The majority of human resources (HR) professionals (84%) indicate that the Covid-19 pandemic changed performance management (PM) in their organizations. Almost half of the respondents indicate that performance management processes became more digital and technology-driven and that PM discussions often […]