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5 FMLA certification questions on coronavirus answered

March 1, 2021

Via: HR Dive

Certifications for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave continue to challenge employers in all industries, especially as the coronavirus pandemic continues, according to the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC). The FMLA provides eligible employees up to 12 weeks of […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Move Over Recruiting, Workplace Safety Is Now the #1 Priority

March 1, 2021

Via: HR Hero

According to a new survey conducted by Oasis, a Human Resources (HR) services provider, ensuring a safe work environment amid COVID-19 is the top priority among business leaders. Workplace safety is emphasized more than other important business considerations such as […]


Research

401(k) Funds Are Being Diverted for Medical Expenses

March 1, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The short-term financial impact of COVID-19 has been swift and damaging to many Americans. While we can’t yet calculate the long-term impact, early indications present a serious financial strain on future retirees’ retirement. We know that COVID-19 has increased the […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Diversity in the workplace: How to lead as an ally

March 1, 2021

Via: Human Resources Director

With diverse companies more likely to win top talent, improve customer loyalty and employee satisfaction, the benefits of building inclusive workplaces are endless. But how do leaders embed inclusivity into their thinking and behaviour, and by extension, the thoughts, words […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

How Flexible Rewards Programs Boost Employee Engagement

February 26, 2021

Via: SHRM

Whether it’s work schedules or health benefits, employees prefer to have options rather than a blanket approach imposed by their employer. The same is true with employee achievement rewards, which recognize employees for their successes—and by doing so, help to […]


Workplace wellness

Top HR Pro at PepsiCo Shares Her Pandemic Experience, Advice for New HR Pros

February 26, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Since the pandemic began, I’ve been wondering how HR personnel at large organizations have handled themselves, especially those who have a full complement of remote and frontline employees. It’s my pleasure to share with you all today a recent interview […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Implementing a Hybrid Workplace Plan

February 26, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Ready or not, COVID-19 has pushed employers into allowing remote work for any suitable role. As we near closer to bringing employees back to their workplaces en masse, many employers are considering implementing some sort of hybrid model. Employers and […]


Research, Software

Microsoft’s Viva Platform Shakes Up HR Technology Market

February 25, 2021

Via: SHRM

Microsoft’s new Viva employee experience platform—an app in Microsoft Teams that functions as a one-stop-shop employee portal—has arrived. HR technology vendors now need to determine how they’ll co-exist with or compete against a major new player in the market. Satya […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

5 Reasons to Update Your Employee Handbook in 2021

February 25, 2021

Via: HR Hero

I often tell clients one of the most important documents they need to have is an employee handbook, and it needs to be up to date and legally compliant. Why? An out-of-date, an inaccurate, or a poorly written handbook really […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Employers Stock Up on Recruiting Tech Stacks to Overcome Pandemic Hiring Challenges

February 25, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The end of the COVID-19 crisis is near, and while it’s not over yet, employers are preparing for its eventual end by increasing head counts. However, due to the high unemployment rate, recruiters and hiring managers must now brace themselves […]