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Research

5 FMLA certification questions on coronavirus answered

March 1, 2021

Via: HR Dive

Certifications for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave continue to challenge employers in all industries, especially as the coronavirus pandemic continues, according to the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC). The FMLA provides eligible employees up to 12 weeks of […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Diversity in the workplace: How to lead as an ally

March 1, 2021

Via: Human Resources Director

With diverse companies more likely to win top talent, improve customer loyalty and employee satisfaction, the benefits of building inclusive workplaces are endless. But how do leaders embed inclusivity into their thinking and behaviour, and by extension, the thoughts, words […]


Workplace wellness

Top HR Pro at PepsiCo Shares Her Pandemic Experience, Advice for New HR Pros

February 26, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Since the pandemic began, I’ve been wondering how HR personnel at large organizations have handled themselves, especially those who have a full complement of remote and frontline employees. It’s my pleasure to share with you all today a recent interview […]


Communication, Software

Avoid Qualifying Input

February 26, 2021

Via: HR Hero

A surefire way to frustrate a manager is to provide qualified input. Qualifying input is a strategy instinctively used by many employees to avoid committing to a response as a safety measure in case they end up being wrong. However, […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

5 Reasons to Update Your Employee Handbook in 2021

February 25, 2021

Via: HR Hero

I often tell clients one of the most important documents they need to have is an employee handbook, and it needs to be up to date and legally compliant. Why? An out-of-date, an inaccurate, or a poorly written handbook really […]


Workplace wellness

Imbuing a Sense of Control to Combat Stress

February 25, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Everyone experiences stress from time to time, both in their everyday life and at work. It can be an unpleasant but necessary part of the job. In fact, many managers engage in behavior that increases stress in their workforce in […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Employers Stock Up on Recruiting Tech Stacks to Overcome Pandemic Hiring Challenges

February 25, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The end of the COVID-19 crisis is near, and while it’s not over yet, employers are preparing for its eventual end by increasing head counts. However, due to the high unemployment rate, recruiters and hiring managers must now brace themselves […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Wild 2020 Highlights Key Challenges and Opportunities for 2021

February 24, 2021

Via: HR Hero

2020 was a remarkable year in so many ways, ranging from public health crises, economic turmoil, and business and workplace disruptions to racial and social justice movements and political fireworks. Amid all the chaos, a few themes stand out particularly […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Survey: Training participation lags, even as offerings move online

February 23, 2021

Via: HR Dive

The sudden shift to remote work in 2020 put particular spotlight on L&D, especially online training. On LinkedIn Learning alone, users watched 7.7 million hours of courses in April 2020, three times the amount watched in February of that year. […]


Communication, Software

Drop the hierarchy: Why people skills are more important than ever

February 23, 2021

Via: Chief Learning Officer

After nearly two decades of education and workplace learning experience focused on building meaningful learning opportunities for employees across industries and around the world, I have come to realize that it’s time we remedy the unnecessary bifurcation of what we […]