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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, Good case practices, 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 […]


Research, Software

Critical Skills Needed to Manage a Remote Team

January 13, 2021

Via: HR Hero

One major change in the workplace as a result of COVID-19 has been the rapid shift to remote work. This has created a bit of a “sink or swim” situation in which employers and employees alike had to figure out […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

Managing New Cases of PTSD in the Workplace

January 13, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profoundly negative impact on behavioral health in the United States. Early evidence of this includes huge increases in the number of calls to the federal Disaster Distress Hotline and local suicide hotlines; large upturns […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

How Managers Can Support Working Parents

January 11, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Working parents have their hands full like never before. Parents of kids in K–12 schools or even college may need to overhaul their household in response to learning-method shifts that can happen at the drop of a hat. Those with […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Procrastinators and Planners Unite For a Better Work Experience

January 11, 2021

Via: Evil HR Lady

I’m a procrastinator, through and through. My most significant feat as such was as an undergraduate student, when I went to the library at 6:00 pm to start research on a paper. But, I turned it in at 9:00 am […]