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Development & Evaluation, Engagement

High-Volume Hiring: Navigating Technology to Streamline the Hiring Process

May 7, 2021

Via: HR Hero

It’s an understatement to say that 2020 changed the way we do business. Home offices replaced centralized corporate buildings, Zoom calls replaced conference room meetings, and at the same time, the country suffered from an unstable and wavering job market […]


News

Employer’s Ambiguous Communications Lead to Trial in FMLA Case

May 7, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Ambiguous and confusing communications by an employer and benefits administrator to an employee about her Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) and short-term disability (STD) leave requests created issues of fact for a trial to decide, a federal district court […]


Research

How COVID-19 May Be Deepening the Class Divide in America

May 7, 2021

Via: HR Hero

In the year since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the working world has shifted much of its focus to the question of remote work. What was once a rare (and often coveted) opportunity for working professionals has become the new normal, […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Stress, anxiety prevalent globally as pandemic-induced remote work ends

May 7, 2021

Via: HR Dive

HR leaders are already seeing high-profile employers transition away from the remote work plans they adopted during the pandemic’s earlier months. This week, investment bank Goldman Sachs announced U.S.-based employees would be required to work in-office by mid-June, Reuters reported. […]


News

Employer to Pay Punitive Damages for Firing Saleswoman with Cancer

May 6, 2021

Via: SHRM

ACalifornia appeals court affirmed the award of $500,000 in punitive damages to the children of an employee who was fired after being diagnosed with cancer. The employee had sued her former employer for firing her in violation of public policy, […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

The One Benefit That Could Save You Millions When High-Volume Recruiting

May 6, 2021

Via: HR Hero

As we emerge from the pandemic and businesses begin ramping up operations to meet demand, there will be a renewed focus on hiring. The competition for quality talent will increase, and companies will be looking for recruiting advantages that are […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Build the Muscle to Innovate with Trust

May 6, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The pandemic has tested the plasticity of company cultures like never before. Organizations that were flexible enough to change large parts about how they operate, and do it quickly, were able to spark innovation that will outlive the circumstances that […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Acronyms and Employee Performance: List Goes On and On

May 6, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Acronyms are quick and useful abbreviations that allow us to recall lists, speeches, important facts, or procedures through the use of one word or short phrase. Such shortcuts are common in the world of employment, too, and just as useful. […]


News

Colleague’s Conduct Was Not Sexual Harassment

May 5, 2021

Via: SHRM

An employee whose co-worker repeatedly touched her over several months was not subjected to sexual harassment when the behavior was not severe or pervasive, according to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Moreover, even if the conduct was objectively […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Rethinking Employee Benefits for Permanently Remote Workers

May 5, 2021

Via: SHRM

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and the pandemic eases, business worksites are reopening. Whether by choice or need, however, many employees are likely to continue working remotely—some may have moved to locations too far away to accommodate commuting while others […]