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Research

HR leaders report waning optimism around retention, engagement

December 14, 2023

Via: HR Dive

Despite a cooler labor market and improved hiring outlook, HR leaders’ expectations continue to decline around two key areas — retention and employee engagement — according to a Dec. 12 report from The Conference Board. Overall, The Conference Board CHRO […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Limiting Distractions and Promoting Independence in the Workplace

November 27, 2023

Via: SHRM

The modern workplace is distraction central. From emails to pinging Slack notifications, alerts on project management apps and frequent meetings, it can be hard for employees to actually get any work done. According to research from McKinsey & Company, this […]


Workplace wellness

Aligning Workplace Culture with Employee Mental Health: 6 Steps to Success

October 30, 2023

Via: SHRM

Last year, nearly all HR professionals (94 percent) believed organizations could improve workplace mental health through the provision of benefits, according to SHRM’s Mental Health in America: A 2022 Workplace Report. But today, workers and experts are saying benefits and […]


Editorial

The Role of HR in Shaping Organizational Culture

October 24, 2023

Via: Caitlin Simmons

Organizational culture, often considered the lifeblood of a company, refers to the shared values, beliefs, and behaviors that dictate how employees interact with one another and make decisions. Imagine it as the company’s DNA – invisible to the naked eye, […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Managing Toxic Employees

September 6, 2023

Via: SHRM

In the midst of the pandemic, the Great Resignation shook the American workforce. Between April and September 2021, a record 24 million Americans resigned from their jobs. Employers were left desperate for staff, offering attractive signing bonuses and wage bumps. […]


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 […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

The Benefits of Hosting an Employee Retreat

September 1, 2022

Via: SHRM

When the pandemic first started, most companies asked their employees to work remotely—and Merit was no exception. “We used to be an in-person company, so our traditional structure of knowledge transfer was in person,” said Eliza White, vice president of […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

How to Run Employee Town Hall Meetings Post-Pandemic

August 8, 2022

Via: SHRM

One of the ways workers who are returning to physical workplaces can reconnect to management and one another is through town hall-style meetings. Gathering everyone together can be helpful in smoothing the transition back to the office, as long as […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Viewpoint: How ERGs Can Support Women Working in Hybrid Environments

June 28, 2022

Via: SHRM

Women are more likely than men to prefer hybrid or remote schedules. Specifically, 1 in 3 women prefer to work fully remotely, and 1 in 2 women desire a hybrid schedule, according to a 2021 report by management consulting company […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

How to Create an Inclusive Space for LGBTQ Workers

June 14, 2022

Via: SHRM

For decades, employers could legally discriminate against LGBTQ workers. That changed only two years ago, when the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Bostock v. Clayton County that federal law protects LGBTQ workers from discrimination. The landmark ruling extended protections to […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Future of Work

February 1, 2022

Via: SHRM

In recent years, the world’s top HR professionals have helped prove that the advancement of any business is linked to the success of its people. Now, HR leaders must step forward and create a framework for the future of work, […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Why HR Loves Data and People Analytics

January 13, 2022

Via: Spark

There’s nothing like walking into a large library. It’s thrilling to smell the old paper and imagine all the thoughts, ideas and discoveries contained in a single building. The internet is like that too — only without the book smell […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Career Lessons from Kate Gebo: Employee and Customer Experiences Are Entwined

November 30, 2021

Via: SHRM

Happy workers make happy customers. This business adage has been driving a multiyear transformation at United Airlines that’s designed to improve the satisfaction of the company’s 67,000 employees and millions of customers. It’s a major culture change initiative that Kate […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

The Future of the In-Person Office

July 22, 2021

Via: HR Hero

As the COVID-19 pandemic subsides, there is less and less of a need for employers to maintain the remote work policies many have had in place for well over a year. Still, employee expectations and preferences are pushing many employers […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

What Is Organizational Diagnostics?

May 12, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Have you heard the term “organizational diagnostics” or “organizational diagnosis”? It’s quite possible you’ve engaged in organizational diagnostics without using that term. It’s the idea of taking a systematic approach to assessing the organization and determining where there may be […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Remote Employees and Maintaining Organizational Culture

August 31, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Most businesses that plunged headfirst into remote work due to the pandemic have found that it’s actually quite straightforward and doesn’t reduce productivity as they had feared. However, there are some concerns with remote work for the long term: Recruitment […]


Workplace wellness

Ways HR Can Influence the Organizational Culture

February 7, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Organizational culture is formed by a wide range of things, including the industry, employees’ average age (or generation), employees’ skill level, and the stage of life most employees are in, just to name a few. But there are ways that […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

What Is a Purpose-Driven Culture?

December 23, 2019

Via: HR Hero

What is your organization’s purpose? If you’re not quite sure how to answer that, you’re not alone. Many organizations focus on their mission, vision, and objectives but not purpose. In recent years, however, the idea of developing and focusing on […]


Research, Software

Companies Have to Be Better People to Get Great People

November 25, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Two Supreme Court decisions from 2010 and 2014 gave freedoms and powers to corporations that had until then been reserved for individuals within the United States. The long and short of those decisions have been encapsulated in a common phrase: […]


Research, Software

Tips for Using Social Media in Recruiting

October 3, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Social media can be a simple and cost-effective way to connect with potential job candidates. Most employers today use social media in some capacity, but not all use it for recruiting. Let’s take a look at some tips for doing […]