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Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Harnessing the Power of Immersive Learning for Employee Retention

August 3, 2020

Via: HR Hero

High employee churn rates are a major pain point for many HR professionals as businesses and workplaces enter into a big season of change. High churn rates were already a concern due to financial implications (replacement costs typically range from […]


News

NLRB Wants to Shield Employees’ Personal E-Mail Addresses, Phone Numbers

July 30, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Continuing its quest to roll back rules put in place during the Obama era, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is proposing ending a requirement that employers turn over available employee personal e-mail addresses and cell phone numbers to union […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Countering Racism and Xenophobia in the Workplace Amid COVID-19

July 29, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Across the globe, there has been a surge in race-related hate incidents as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Such incidents include micro-aggressions, bullying, harassment, hate speech, and violence. Preventive measures are imperative to counter similar racist and xenophobic incidents […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

To Be Truly Diverse, Companies Must Remove Unconscious Bias

July 28, 2020

Via: HR Hero

In the past month, we have seen companies make statements on social media supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion in response to the Black Lives Matter movement and protests over racial inequity around the nation. While these statements may be nice […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

Hybrid Workplaces: Smart Businesses Will Help Employees Thrive in the ‘Next Normal’

July 27, 2020

Via: HR Hero

COVID-19 has changed the way we work for the foreseeable future. This pandemic has forced a temporary shift away from the physical office, but the need for collaboration and personal interaction has not gone away—people miss their incidental hallway interactions […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

If I Knew Then What I Know Now: Revisiting Incentive Payments and the FLSA

July 27, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Incentivizing employees can be an important factor when it comes to an employer’s bottom line. Several common misconceptions about the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) have driven decisions regarding incentive payments for too long. Over the last few months, the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Leveraging Lunch and Learns to Boost Analytics Skills

July 24, 2020

Via: HR Hero

“Data, data everywhere and not a thought to think” is a quote that has been attributed to John Allen Paulos, a professor of mathematics at Temple University. It’s a sentiment that is increasingly apt. We are surrounded by data of […]


Research, Software

Establish Better Norms to Succeed in the ‘New Normal’

July 24, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Over the last few months, work as we know it has drastically changed due to the coronavirus pandemic. Whether it’s the physical location where employees work, the challenges these workers are overcoming to meet demands, or the attitudes workers now […]


Communication, Research, Software

Preparing Your Workforce for a Return to the Office

July 23, 2020

Via: HR Hero

We’ve required a lot out of employees over the last few months. Millions of people worldwide overhauled their practices to work remotely, with 88% of office staff working from home during the pandemic. Although many are keen to have the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Time to Refocus Training on Remote Work?

July 23, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Currently, huge numbers of American workers are working remotely as a way to promote social distancing and slow the spread of COVID-19. Employers’ mind-set has been that the current situation is a necessary temporary measure as we ride out the […]