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How Do Employees Really Feel About Teleworking?

February 19, 2021

Via: Rachel Oldford

When asked how’s the future of work looking like for him, HubSpot’s CTO, Dharmesh Shah said: “being able to work in your pajamas”. Well, his vision was quite accurate as in 2020, around 18% of the global workforce was working […]


Research, Software

Firing Employee With COVID-19 for Exposing Coworkers

February 5, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Although the COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things about how companies operate, most employers still have formal disciplinary policies establishing ground rules for employee conduct and setting out consequences for failure to meet the expectations. If an employee still required […]


Communication, Software

2021 Is the Year to Invest in Your Frontline Workforce

February 5, 2021

Via: HR Hero

While everyone was counting down the days until the ending of 2020, leading analysts were saying companies need to start 2021 with a clear, compelling message to employees. Workers want the new year to go better than the previous tumultuous […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Measuring Employee Happiness

February 3, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Companies know they want their employees to be happy. Many often think they know how to make them happy. But companies generally don’t know how to measure that happiness. Employee Happiness Not the Same as Happiness “Employee happiness” is not […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Developer Turned HR Brings Critical Skills to Bear

January 22, 2021

Via: HR Hero

There are so many paths to HR, and each brings with it a different set of strengths and skills that can complement the people-oriented role. Today’s guest began in IT as a developer. His time in that field has helped […]


Research, Software

Algorithm Helps Companies with Back-to-Work Decisions

January 22, 2021

Via: HR Hero

In March 2020, many employees across the United States were faced with the prospect of a temporary shift to remote work. For many of those workers, the expectation was that their office would remain closed and they would work from […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Workplace wellness

How to Accept Being Behind

January 20, 2021

Via: HR Hero

What we’re about to say is going to sound a bit sacrilegious to some managers: You shouldn’t necessarily feel guilty for falling behind at work. As counterintuitive as that might sound, some experts argue that feeling guilt or shame about […]


Communication, Software

Driving the Stress Out of Video Meetings

January 15, 2021

Via: HR Hero

While Zoom and other virtual meeting tools have been a lifeline for remote workforces, managers should consider reducing them where possible to help lessen unnecessary stress and mental drain. Widespread access to videoconferencing tools like Zoom and Microsoft Teams, as […]


News

DOL Addresses Posting Requirements for Virtual Workplaces

January 14, 2021

Via: HR Hero

In recognizing that remote work is here to stay for many employees, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued guidance on how employers can use virtual means to distribute and maintain the various posters required by federal employment laws. […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Tips for Recruiting and Training Displaced Workers

January 14, 2021

Via: HR Hero

In a previous post, we discussed the tremendous economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In an article for CNN, Anneken Tappe reported on comments made by Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell at a recent European Central Bank forum, in which […]