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Research, Software

Types of Background Checks for Employers

March 25, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Most employers perform some type of background screening as a condition of employment after someone has accepted a job offer. Let’s take a look at some of the most common types of background checks employers conduct: Reference check. This type […]


Communication, Software

Remote Work: 5 Best Practices for Effective Teambuilding

March 25, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Just because your team is not operating in a single, centralized location does not mean you can’t develop strong bonds between collaborators. In fact, a distributed setup offers an array of possibilities to root team spirit in your company through […]


Research, Software

The Future of Work Starts with IT

March 24, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The “future of work” can often feel like an ambiguous concept. Technologies like artificial intelligence, 5G, augmented reality/virtual reality, and machine learning are nebulous concepts that can still seem years away from actually impacting certain lines of business. One thing […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Remote Work in Times of Crisis: 3 Threats to Employee Engagement

March 24, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Did you know that the number of remote workers has grown by 140% since 2005? That’s what data from Global Workplace Analytics indicate. Now consider this: 80% of employees reported they’d be more loyal if they had more flexible work […]


News

5 things to know about the new coronavirus paid leave law

March 23, 2020

Via: HR Dive

U.S. small businesses and their employees are living through unprecedented times. As the COVID-19 epidemic continues, many are concerned with the day-to-day as state and local governments close or otherwise restrict business operations to halt the spread of the disease. […]


Research, Software

Drafting a remote work policy: 5 legal pitfalls to watch for

March 18, 2020

Via: HR Morning

The COVID-19 pandemic is the ultimate game-changer that has turned many things, especially business, on its head. In response, most companies are implementing work-from-home-arrangements for employees so they can keep things running. Along with all the cautions about online scams […]


Research, Software

Basics of Risk Management Training

March 18, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Risk management is often thought of as a specialized task that is the responsibility of a discrete team or individual. It may bring to mind images of actuaries or the compliance team poring over data and crunching numbers. But in […]


Research, Software

Pros and Cons of an Open-Door Policy

March 18, 2020

Via: HR Hero

An open-door policy is one in which employees are encouraged to bring any concern to company leadership—whether it’s their direct supervisor or someone another level up in the organization. Many organizations implement such a policy in order to encourage employees […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Upskilling a priority at most companies, but some workers are left behind

March 17, 2020

Via: HR Dive

When it comes to upskilling workers, creating personalized development programs is a best practice, say experts. “Teaching people based on their individual needs will certainly be a trend in L&D in the upcoming year, as it’s a win-win for both […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Best Practices for Multitasking

March 16, 2020

Via: HR Hero

In the modern economy, it’s rare to find a position in which the employee simply focuses on only one activity throughout the day. Instead, most of us are expected to handle a variety of job functions, as well as other, […]