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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, Engagement

6 Statistics HR Pros Need to Know for Beating the Talent Shortage

September 19, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Although the media is abuzz with news of layoffs and debates about whether we are in a recession, one thing is certain: There is a talent shortage, and it will likely persist as long as the job market remains tight. […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

11 Office Games to Connect Your Team

September 15, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Your employees know they’ve made the right move in accepting a job with your company when they begin to see their colleagues as friends and look forward to work each day. But developing tightknit teams requires you to utilize innovative […]


Research

Where’s the Harm? Court Splits on Title VII Liability for Lateral Transfers

September 7, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Recently, the influential U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia. Circuit ruled that denial of a lateral transfer request based on protected status is actionable under Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 without proving […]


Research

SEC Requires Public Companies to Disclose Pay-Versus-Performance Measures

September 2, 2022

Via: SHRM

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has issued a long-awaited final rule that significantly expands executive pay disclosures by publicly traded U.S. companies. The new disclosures, which will provide detailed information about the performance metrics companies use to determine […]


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 […]


Workplace wellness

The 10 Warning Signs of Employee Burnout and How to Handle It

August 31, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

There’s been ongoing talk in the labor market over whether employees who left their jobs at the height of The Great Resignation will soon be returning to their previous employers as economists suggest that a recession could be around the […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Workers’ Compensation Fraud Comes in Many Forms

August 30, 2022

Via: SHRM

Workers’ compensation fraud can be committed by an employee, an insurance carrier or an employer. Here are recommendations on how to respond to suspicions of fraud by an employee and an overview of other types of fraud. Common Types of […]


Workplace wellness

Lessons on Accommodating Anxiety Disorders

August 25, 2022

Via: HR Hero

“Birthdays were invented to sell Hallmark cards.” – Ron Swanson If you’ve ever watched the show “Parks and Recreation,” you know Leslie Knope lives for birthdays, but her boss, Ron Swanson, hates them. In one episode, Leslie pranks Ron by […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Manage Your Mindset: Making the Most of Hybrid Working  

August 24, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Change can spark anxiety for many people and few things have brought more uncertainty and changes than the pandemic, especially to the workplace. How and where we work has changed dramatically in recent years with more workplaces adopting a hybrid […]


Software

Solving the Vexing Problem of HR’s ‘Lost Data’

August 22, 2022

Via: SHRM

As an HR professional, you’ve likely been in a frustrating scenario like this: You desperately need to locate an important document, piece of data or a report stored somewhere in your HR technology platforms. But you find yourself either striking […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

5 Tips for Maximizing Your Performance as an Entrepreneur

August 17, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

Whether you’re working for yourself or running a company with a large team like myself, the secret to success as an entrepreneur is to maximize your performance and productivity. Running your own business means accepting the fact that every day […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Use Employee Resource Groups to Unify Employees (And How to Do It)

August 15, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Companies face a number of challenges in today’s landscape, including high employee turnover and political polarization. These issues make it difficult to keep the fabric of their company intact and to promote a unified workforce. Both employee retention and unity […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Managing the Human-Digital Workforce of the Future

August 12, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Even before the pandemic, organizations of all sizes and across industries were embarking on digital transformation journeys. The pandemic shifted these journeys into high gear, especially as remote and hybrid work became (and continues to be) the norm. To be […]


News

Law Requiring Primacy of French in Workplace Concerns Some Quebec Employers

August 11, 2022

Via: SHRM

As of June 1, employers in Quebec became responsible for ensuring that all written communications to employees are in French. The new law delineates the circumstances when English is a permitted option. Bill 96, amending the Charter of the French […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

What’s wrong with ‘come into the office to collaborate’?

August 2, 2022

Via: HR Dive

Hybrid work is a favorite target of radical candor these days. What originally seemed like a solution that would combine the benefits of office space with the flexibility of remote work has been called “hell” by at least one CEO […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Mailbag: How should HR communicate hiring freezes, layoffs?

August 1, 2022

Via: HR Dive

Q: I keep hearing rumors about hiring freezes and layoffs. How should I message those changes if they happen at my organization? Employers have plenty of examples to learn from when it comes to delivering bad news. The notorious Better.com […]


Workplace wellness

Cisco leaders focus on measuring employee well-being

August 1, 2022

Via: HRD America

The world has been rocked by crisis after crisis over the past two years. The COVID-19 pandemic, Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, school shootings, the Buffalo supermarket massacre, the Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade, historic inflation, the list goes on […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Distinguish Flexibility from Autonomy in Return-to-Work Policies

July 29, 2022

Via: SHRM

A flexible approach to being onsite at work and working remotely is here to stay, say those who research the workplace and advise organizations on best practices. But some employers may be taking too narrow an approach to being flexible, […]


Research

Despite recession, more than 20% of workers to look for new job

July 29, 2022

Via: HRD America

Talent acquisition has remained a top priority for HR leaders this year, and an anticipated recession may provide a boost. One-in-five workers (22%) say they are very or somewhat likely to look for a new job in the next six […]