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Blizzard is encouraging its own employees to attend Wednesday’s walkout with paid time off

July 27, 2021

Via: The Verge

On Wednesday, Activision Blizzard employees will walk out of work to protest the company’s response to a giant sexual harassment and workplace discrimination lawsuit filed by the state of California. Now Blizzard, the studio at the center of many of […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

How to Ace Video Interviews During the Pandemic

July 27, 2021

Via: SHRM

Best-selling author Martin Yate, a career coach and former HR professional, takes your questions about how to further your career in HR. Contact him at the e-mail address at the end of this column. During the coronavirus pandemic, job seekers […]


Workplace wellness

How to Develop a COVID-19 Employee Vaccination Policy

July 26, 2021

Via: SHRM

Employers grappling with the issue of whether to require their workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as well as other infectious diseases may benefit from the process that Houston Methodist, an academic medical center comprising eight hospitals in Houston, used […]


Research

IRS Updates Self-Correction Program for Retirement Plans

July 26, 2021

Via: SHRM

The IRS has made important changes to the Employee Plans Compliance Resolution System (EPCRS), which allows employers that sponsor 401(k)-style defined contribution plans or defined benefit pension plans to self-correct plan operational errors. Unless properly corrected, some errors may result […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

The Difference Between Recruiting and Poaching

July 26, 2021

Via: HR Hero

When it comes time to fill an open job position, proactive companies don’t just wait for qualified applicants to come to them. They may already have a list of people they’d be interested in hiring. But how do you start […]


Software

What Walmart’s New App Portends for the Future of HR Tech

July 23, 2021

Via: SHRM

One downside of the proliferation of new human resource technologies is that HR professionals and employees often find themselves navigating an ever-expanding maze of different apps and platforms to get their daily work done. Whether the software tools are for […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

The Future of the In-Person Office

July 22, 2021

Via: HR Hero

As the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, there is less and less of a need for employers to maintain the remote work policies many have had in place for well over a year. Still, employee expectations and preferences are pushing many employers […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

How Effective Employee Communication Boosts Productivity

July 21, 2021

Via: Entrepreneur

Effective communication amongst members of the workforce is capable of scaling business whether small or large. Irrespective of your industry, your business needs not just good but effective communication. According to statistics, effective communication can increase your organization’s productivity by […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Learning Communities for Customers

July 21, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Companies spend a great deal of time and money training their employees. But many also dedicate resources to training their customers, as well. A common strategy for this type of training is to use online learning communities for customers, which […]


Research

Washington State LTC Program Requires Employers to Collect Premiums

July 20, 2021

Via: SHRM

On April 21, Washington State Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law the Long-Term Services and Supports (LTSS) Trust Act, creating the WA Cares Fund and making Washington the first state in the country to adopt a mandatory, public, state-run long-term […]