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5 FMLA certification questions on coronavirus answered

March 1, 2021

Via: HR Dive

Certifications for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave continue to challenge employers in all industries, especially as the coronavirus pandemic continues, according to the Disability Management Employer Coalition (DMEC). The FMLA provides eligible employees up to 12 weeks of […]


Workplace wellness

Top HR Pro at PepsiCo Shares Her Pandemic Experience, Advice for New HR Pros

February 26, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Since the pandemic began, I’ve been wondering how HR personnel at large organizations have handled themselves, especially those who have a full complement of remote and frontline employees. It’s my pleasure to share with you all today a recent interview […]


Research, Software

Microsoft’s Viva Platform Shakes Up HR Technology Market

February 25, 2021

Via: SHRM

Microsoft’s new Viva employee experience platform—an app in Microsoft Teams that functions as a one-stop-shop employee portal—has arrived. HR technology vendors now need to determine how they’ll co-exist with or compete against a major new player in the market. Satya […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

5 Reasons to Update Your Employee Handbook in 2021

February 25, 2021

Via: HR Hero

I often tell clients one of the most important documents they need to have is an employee handbook, and it needs to be up to date and legally compliant. Why? An out-of-date, an inaccurate, or a poorly written handbook really […]


Workplace wellness

Pros and Cons of Vaccine Incentives

February 23, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Now that the COVID-19 vaccine is becoming more available, employers are thinking of ways to ensure their employees are vaccinated. This can be useful not only to keep all employees safe but also to give the public a sense of […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Preparing the workplace for 2021: Tips from people leaders

February 23, 2021

Via: HR Dive

With 2020 behind us but the uncertainty of the pandemic still looming ahead of us, it’s hard to know where the world of work is headed. Many teams are still operating as a distributed workforce, reeling from the disruption of […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Advice to HR: How to Keep Women on the Job Through COVID-19 and Beyond

February 22, 2021

Via: HR Hero

A record number of women have left the workforce since the pandemic began. More than 860,000 women dropped out of the workforce as of September 2020 compared with just over 200,000 men. The current unemployment rate for women has more […]


Workplace wellness

Key Management Skills for the Age of Remote Work

February 22, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically shifted the nature of daily work for millions of Americans. While working remotely was a privilege enjoyed by relatively few pre-pandemic, Gallup has reported that just over half of Americans were “always” working remotely in […]


Workplace wellness

Pros and Cons of Requiring COVID-19 Vaccinations

February 19, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The long-awaited COVID-19 vaccine’s arrival has provided a ray of sunshine for employers hoping for a better 2021. But it also raised a slew of questions: How long until my workforce has access to it? Can I require all employees […]


Workplace wellness

Avoiding the Temptation of the ‘Ta-Da!’ Moment

February 18, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Some people love surprises, especially when it relates to gifts. The anticipation of giving or receiving a special present reaches its climax when the much-anticipated gift is finally revealed. It’s the primary reason gift-givers spend so much time and money […]