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Layoffs Spell Trouble for This 1 Retail Stock

September 26, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

Apparel retailer Gap Inc. (GPS) has reported substantial employee layoffs recently, which indicates the business turbulence the company is facing. Hence, this might not be the right time to invest in its stock. Read on…. Apparel retail company The Gap, […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Ask HR: How Can Co-Workers Handle Differing Political Viewpoints?

September 23, 2022

Via: SHRM

About four months ago, I started my first job in my career field. I generally get along well with the people I work with. However, I find it challenging to tolerate a few of them. One of my co-workers has […]


Research

Quiet Quitting and Its Impact on Workplaces

September 23, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The phrase ‘quiet quitting’ became popular after a TikTok video describing it went viral. However, workforce studies on the changing world of work support the rise of quiet quitting and suggest it’s more than a social media hashtag. Quiet Quitting […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How to Raise Engagement with Benefits During Open Enrollment

September 23, 2022

Via: SHRM

The process of signing up for benefits options during open enrollment has largely been automated, with online enrollment platforms replacing paper forms. Now, more employers are seeking to improve the online enrollment experience by adding decision-support tools and guides to […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Employee Benefits to Support Family Caregivers

September 22, 2022

Via: SHRM

When a family member is seriously ill, unpredictable caregiving needs can make it difficult for employees to juggle their work and home responsibilities. Depending on the illness, caregiving needs might stretch on for many years or even decades while the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Faces of HR: Jennifer Armstrong-Owen on the Value of Emotional Agility, Curiosity and Soft Skills

September 22, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Meet Jennifer Armstrong-Owen, VP of People at talent platform SeekOut. Armstrong-Owen has more than 20 years of experience in the tech industry and continues to dial in on the HR issues companies of all sizes are facing. We recently connected […]


Research

Can Hypotheticals Render Restrictive Covenants Unenforceable?

September 22, 2022

Via: HR Hero

On July 14, 2022, the Wisconsin Court of Appeals ruled in favor of a former employee in a dispute over whether two uniquely worded restrictive covenants against him violated Wisconsin law. The case presents new considerations regarding what employers can […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Contingent workers want in on workplace culture

September 22, 2022

Via: HR Dive

Despite their status and degree of separation, contingent workers expect the same workplace integration that full-time employees would, a study by Flextrack suggests. Company culture is becoming as much of a priority for contingent workers as pay has been. This […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Return-to-Workplace Uptick Closely Tied to Use of Hybrid Schedules

September 21, 2022

Via: SHRM

More workers are coming back to the workplace. The Wall Street Journal reports that the return rate in major cities is the highest it’s been—nearly half of pre-pandemic levels—since the public health crisis forced most businesses to close their brick-and-mortar […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Corporate Pushback to Remote Work

September 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The COVID-19 pandemic was a major shock to the globe in so many ways, like the millions of deaths and hundreds of millions of infections, supply chain shocks, new and large-scale government health and safety regulations, and massive spending on […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Don’t Jump to Conclusions: Why Your Employees May Be Quiet Quitting

September 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Have you googled the term “quiet quitter” or “quiet quitting” recently? The sheer number of videos and other posts addressing it, analyzing it, complaining about it, lauding it, and advising on it on news sites and social media in the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Pay Equity Is a Basic Right. Here’s What You Need to Do Next

September 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Like many new grads starting out in their career, I was hungry and eager. I wanted to perform well in my new role, with the hope of reward and recognition for my hard work—the pot of gold at the end […]


Research

Black Women Must Work 263 Extra Days to Achieve White Men’s Pay

September 20, 2022

Via: SHRM

When Sharawn Tipton began her career, she beamed with optimism. She had just graduated from California State University, East Bay in Hayward, Calif. As a young Black woman in corporate America, Tipton was determined to prove herself. She consistently performed […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Effectively Leveraging the Attorney-Client Privilege

September 20, 2022

Via: HR Hero

HR professionals routinely use legal counsel to obtain advice on compliance issues, risk mitigation, and many other legal issues. Whether it arises in the context of a one-off accommodation question or a months-long harassment investigation, the attorney-client privilege is a […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Understanding and Taking Steps to Address ‘Quiet Quitting’

September 20, 2022

Via: HR Hero

There’s a new term floating around for an old workplace challenge. “Quiet quitting” is the popular new catchphrase to describe employees who don’t actually quit but just continue to perform the essential requirements of their jobs and don’t go above […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

5 Tips for Recruiting on TikTok

September 20, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Every few years, a new social media platform pops up that’s all the rage (remember Google Plus, anyone?) Oftentimes, these platforms end up falling by the wayside. But once in a while, a platform proves its staying power by not […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Viewpoint: Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Exit Interviews

September 19, 2022

Via: SHRM

If you’ve seen any news in the past year, you know we’re currently knee-deep in one of the tightest labor markets in years. It all started in spring 2021, when burned-out workers triggered unprecedented churn, leaving millions of jobs open. […]


Workplace wellness

Employers Relaunch Flu Shot Clinics

September 19, 2022

Via: SHRM

The practice of hosting workplace flu clinics, a convenient strategy for curbing the spread of influenza, has rebounded to pre-pandemic levels or even higher, according to several providers. After two years of nonstop headlines about COVID-19 vaccines and boosters, flu […]


News

Airline Pilot Has USERRA Damages Reduced

September 19, 2022

Via: SHRM

The plaintiff was a pilot for American Airlines operating out of La Guardia Airport in Queens, N.Y. He served in the military from June 2013 to August 2015. During that tour, the plaintiff was diagnosed with a heart condition and, […]


Research

Discipline Notes Critical in FMLA Claims

September 19, 2022

Via: HR Hero

One of the things that happens with the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a disconnect between the complex structure of the FMLA and its practical application. Plaintiffs’ attorneys will sometimes assert that they don’t understand how there could […]