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Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Empowering Employees Before, During and After the Pandemic

July 10, 2020

Via: SHRM

Employee empowerment is a management philosophy that emphasizes the importance of giving employees the autonomy, resources and support they need to act independently and be held accountable for the decisions they make. Employee empowerment can have a significant impact on […]


News

OSHA Releases Guidance as Nonessential Businesses Reopen

July 10, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently released guidance to assist nonessential businesses as they reopen and return employees to the workplace. OSHA is charged with ensuring employers provide safe and healthful workplaces for their employees by setting […]


News

California Employer Waived Right to Compel Arbitration

July 6, 2020

Via: SHRM

Even though an employee and employer entered into an agreement to arbitrate employment disputes, the employer’s participation in proceedings before the California Labor Commissioner constituted a waiver of the employer’s right to compel arbitration of the employee’s claim against it, […]


News

EEOC: You Can’t Require Employees to Undergo Antibody Testing

July 2, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Earlier in June, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued new guidance concerning the use of COVID-19 antibody testing. Relying on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) interim guidelines, the EEOC affirmatively stated employers cannot require COVID-19 antibody […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

Leadership: The Importance of Transparency in the Workplace

July 1, 2020

Via: HR Hero

In any organization, there is information that should not or cannot be shared liberally. It could be information about private personnel matters, sensitive financial data, or trade secret information, for example. In other instances, there might be information that isn’t […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

Guidance for Employers Responding to Racial Unrest

July 1, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The global response to George Floyd’s tragic and shocking death and other recent acts of injustice (including those involving Ahmaud Arbery, Christian Cooper, Breonna Taylor, and Nina Pop, among others) and the ensuing protests and riots amid the COVID-19 economic […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

What is engagement worth to you?

June 23, 2020

Via: Chief Learning Officer

Did you know that people who feel valued and appreciated will literally spend their time trying to figure out how to make your organization better? Pretty crazy, huh? Given how most leaders act, this is apparently a revolutionary thought. When […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Infusing Creativity into the New Workplace—It’s Easier than You Think

June 5, 2020

Via: HR Hero

In the early 2000s, a fast-growing e-commerce company created a centralized compute and storage capability so its new business units would not have to build their own. It was designed for internal use, but the company realized that the extra […]


Research, Software

Remote Workforce Report finds only 13% of employees want to return to the office

June 4, 2020

Via: HR Vendornews

The findings of a recent survey of more than 3,300 employees could spell the end for the physical office. Results from the Remote Workforce Report, conducted by the Best Practice Institute (BPI), an award-winning leadership development center and think tank, […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

Reopening the Workplace with an Eye on Financial Health

May 19, 2020

Via: HR Hero

When COVID-19 hit our economy, workplaces were focused on reacting and responding (often in real time) to address and mitigate the fallout to their business and workforce. The toll on both has been substantial. Every workplace and every worker has […]