Tag: COVID-19

Research, Workplace wellness

HR pros experiencing widespread burnout in 2022

April 14, 2022

Via: HRD America

It’s no surprise that HR professionals are reeling after two years of workplace disruption, but a new report indicates how widespread and severe the burnout truly is. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and the Great Resignation, 98% of […]


How to Help Employees Deal with Common Workplace Stressors

April 8, 2022

Via: Natalie Dunn

During these difficult times, when the world is recovering from a global healthcare crisis while facing new geopolitical issues, concerns about the future are also growing. In fact, the COVID-19 pandemic alone triggered a 25% rise in the prevalence of […]


Virginia Rescinds COVID-19 Standard

March 30, 2022


Nearly two years after enacting the first-in-the-nation permanent COVID-19 workplace safety and health standard, the Virginia Safety and Health Codes Board voted to rescind its COVID-19 standard. The revocation took effect on March 23. Following his inauguration in January 2022, […]

Development & Evaluation, Engagement

More Employers Report Being Haunted by ‘Ghosting’ Employees

March 23, 2022

Via: HR Hero

It’s as if the trials of doing business during a pandemic weren’t enough. Some employer challenges, such as the skills gap and labor shortage, were a curse before the COVID era, but they’ve worsened during the health crisis. One particularly […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

HR managers say upward trend of L&D budgets likely to continue through 2022

March 21, 2022

Via: HR Dive

The survey’s findings are supported by other recent polling of HR professionals. For example, software marketplace Capterra found in data published last month that 49% of organizations planned to increase their L&D budgets in 2022, compared to 41% who said […]

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, Employee retention

Employee Business Travel Getting Back on Track

March 15, 2022


Now that the omicron wave is subsiding, COVID-19 cases are trending lower and the U.S. is inching toward normalcy, many companies are returning to pre-pandemic operations, which includes a return to business travel. However, travel for work isn’t necessarily what […]

Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How Employers Can Help Women Regain Ground Lost During Pandemic

March 8, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Vaccinations are available, and states have been reopening, but the number of women in the workforce has fallen to historic lows because of the COVID-19 pandemic. As employees begin returning to the office, employers should be thinking about how to […]

Workplace wellness

How to Manage Changing COVID-19 Workplace Safety Obligations

March 1, 2022


Employers may be tempted to lift their pandemic-related safety requirements as federal and state authorities ease masking and other COVID-19 rules. But employers should note that they have ongoing obligations to protect the health and safety of their workers. “It’s […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Zenefits VP of People Operations: Offer benefits that help working parents

February 22, 2022

Via: HRD America

The talent shortage is hitting the tech industry harder than most. Nearly 50% of tech recruiters are struggling to fill positions because they can’t find enough qualified candidates, according to a recent survey by San Francisco-based technical talent analysis platform […]