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Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Recruitment Does Not End After the Interview

May 5, 2021

Via: HR Hero

As unemployment falls and the job market ticks back up, finding talented individuals to fill out your workforce gets harder and harder. On top of that, turnover is at an all-time high, costing businesses millions of dollars. When a skilled […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

When and How Employers Should Respond to Employee Activism

April 30, 2021

Via: SHRM

Employee activism is rising and becoming a defining feature of the modern workplace. More than 80 percent of employers expect a rise in activism among their employees by 2024, according to research by global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills. However, […]


News

Train Dispatcher’s Failure-to-Accommodate Claim Derailed by Excessive Absenteeism

April 26, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Courts have consistently found regular employee attendance can be an essential function for certain positions that employers don’t have to eliminate in the name of providing an accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (Act). In other words, ignoring absences […]


Research

Alcoholism and the ADA

April 26, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Have you ever wondered if alcoholism may be covered as a disability? If you have, you’re not alone. This topic can be perplexing for anyone learning about Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) specifics, especially with how they pertain to current […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Tips to Hire Quicker

April 23, 2021

Via: HR Hero

With several COVID-19 vaccine options being rolled out and more states opening up vaccine eligibility to all adults, economic recovery appears to be on its way. More people are feeling comfortable going out, which means employers need to bring employment […]


Research

Survey: Many HR Leaders Report to Head of Organization

April 19, 2021

Via: SHRM

The head of HR at many organizations reports directly to the chief executive officer, president or owner, according to a new examination of the HR reporting structure. A smaller number report to the chief financial officer and chief operating officer […]


Research

What Does the COVID-Fueled Surge in Online Retail Mean for In-Store Employees?

April 16, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The shift from brick-and-mortar to online retail has been in the works for years, well before anyone had even heard of COVID-19. Online giants like Amazon have revolutionized the way consumers shop and fundamentally changed the economics of retail, allowing […]


News

Winners of the Fifth Annual SHRM ‘HRaiku’ Contest

April 15, 2021

Via: SHRM

The editors of the SHRM Certification Update are pleased to announce the winners of the 2021 SHRM HR Haiku Contest, celebrating National Poetry Month. Art in any form helps people seek connection and common ground, and poetry in particular is […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

A Simple Strategy for Tackling Recurring Time Crunches

April 14, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Feeling rushed at work—or with any obligation—is often considered expected, but while it would be impossible to eliminate all stress from one’s work life, most people are probably dealing with more time-related stress than they need to be. Often, people […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Quest to Build a Better Team Activity

April 13, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The very mention of a “team activity” can elicit audible groans from even the most engaged employees. That’s because team activities often feel forced, awkward, and pointless. “What’s the benefit of a trust fall, really?” one might ask. But just […]