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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 development

The Emotional Benefits of a To-Do List

July 23, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Employees often feel overwhelmed when faced with a multitude of tasks. It can feel as though there isn’t enough time or opportunity to focus on one thing at a time when check-ins and competing deadlines are coming in from all […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

The Rise of Behavioral Science: What Does It Mean for Recruitment?

July 23, 2021

Via: HR Hero

A decade ago, behavioral science was a niche field of study consigned to science journals and academic papers. Now, there are over 300 behavioral companies working with governments and industries across the globe. Even the proponents of the theory did […]


Workplace wellness

How Digitalization Can Positively Impact Employees’ Mental Health

July 22, 2021

Via: HR Hero

It’s a gross understatement to say that COVID-19 changed the workplace in unimaginable ways. Now it’s time to delve into exactly what this means for employees and to examine larger implications for the workforce in a post-pandemic world. To answer […]


News

HR.com Announces Upcoming HR West 2022 Conference as both an In-Person and Virtual Event Experience

July 22, 2021

Via: HR Vendornews

HR.com, the largest network of human resources (HR) professionals, announces their annual HR West Conference will take place both in-person and online March 8 – 9, 2022 for a hybrid event experience. It will take place at the Oakland City […]