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Workplace wellness

Viewpoint: How One Company’s New Wellness Program Took Off

September 26, 2022

Via: SHRM

Corporate wellness programs can range from free-flowing to highly structured, and the rewards can vary from getting a free T-shirt to winning a medal in a marathon. The most telling measure of success is employee buy-in. At the best of […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Disability Bias Claim Remains After Workers’ Compensation Decision

September 26, 2022

Via: SHRM

A decision by the California Workers’ Compensation Appeals Board (WCAB) denying an employee’s claim of disability discrimination under Labor Code Section 132a did not prevent the employee from going forward with her claims of disability bias and failure to provide […]


News

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, […]


Research

Appellate Court Rules for Employer on Interactive Process Issue

September 26, 2022

Via: HR Hero

In a recent decision, the Appellate Division, Second Department ruled an employer’s alleged failure to engage in the “interactive process” wasn’t an independent element of a disability discrimination claim under the New York State Human Rights Law (NYSHRL). Read on […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Future of Remote Work Is Not Wall Street’s Labor Day Ultimatum

September 26, 2022

Via: HR Hero

For months, business executives have been strategizing ways to convince employees to return to the office. Thwarted by the “Great Resignation” every step of the way, many organizations, including Wall Street powerhouses, hoped to impose Labor Day 2022 as the […]


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

Pumpkin Spice and Fantasy Football: Fall is Here!

September 22, 2022

Via: HR Hero

As September progresses, millions of Americans are looking forward to fall colors, pumpkin spice everything and the start of the NFL season, even as they lament the end of summer. The start of professional football also means the start of […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Why Different Experiences Can Help Teams Grow Stronger, Together

September 22, 2022

Via: Spark

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) has been at the center of conversations around building healthy, thriving organizations. It makes sense — having a DE&I strategy is essential to attracting top talent, as recent ADP research found that 76% of workers […]


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 […]


Software

Future of Virtual Workspaces Must Transcend Zoom and VR Headsets

September 21, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Over the course of the pandemic, much of our work shifted from physical spaces to video meeting software. While work-from-home policies alleviated the dangers of COVID transmission (for some), what many managers didn’t foresee was that productivity improved for 77% […]


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 […]


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 […]


Workplace wellness

Emotional skills training bolsters employee satisfaction, Finnish group says

September 20, 2022

Via: HR Dive

At a time when HR teams have tried just about everything to keep quality employees from leaving, some in the industry have called on organizations to look inward and question mindsets that lead to disengagement. That line of thinking connects […]


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 […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Future of Work: Continuous Learning

September 16, 2022

Via: HR Hero

With the lingering effects of the pandemic exposing organizations to an urgency to upskill and reskill employees, the big questions HR leaders and executives are facing are what the future of work looks like and how to retain productive employees. […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

The Disconnect in Employee Qualifications

September 16, 2022

Via: HR Hero

We’ve written extensively on the challenges employers are facing in filling open positions. Whether one attributes those challenges to the Great Resignation, COVID stimulus money, or a skills gap, the fact is that many companies are struggling to find workers […]