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Software

There’s No Margin for Error in Cybersecurity — Here’s How to Build a Strong Online Defense through Everyday Habits

July 17, 2024

Via: Entrepreneur

An average employee uses around 2.5 devices for work. So, imagine an organization with a thousand employees. That’s a whopping 2500 endpoints, or rather, 2500 different ways an attacker can breach your organization. Now, while IT and security teams are working tirelessly to keep […]


Diversity & Inclusion

Honeywell employee fired for skipping DEI training has no bias claim, 7th Circuit affirms

July 11, 2024

Via: HR Dive

The 7th Circuit’s decision comes at a time of intense scrutiny of organizational diversity, equity and inclusion initiatives, as acknowledged just weeks ago by speakers at the Society for Human Resource Management’s annual conference in Chicago. DEI backlash has come […]


News

Government launches Back to Work plan to tackle economic inactivity

July 11, 2024

Via: Personnel Today

Government estimates suggest 9.4 million people are economically inactive, including 2.8 million with a long-term health condition and 900,000 young people who are not in education, employment or training. Kendall will say at a visit to a Jobcentre in Leeds […]


Diversity & Inclusion

People with bipolar facing stigma at work

July 10, 2024

Via: Personnel Today

A survey conducted by charity Bipolar UK found that poor workplace culture and understanding of bipolar is limiting individuals’ participation at work, with nearly three-quarters (72%) not applying for a particular job and 44% not going for a promotion because […]


Diversity & Inclusion

The Business Case for Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace

July 9, 2024

Via: Spark

In today’s global economy, inclusion and diversity are not just moral imperatives but critical drivers of business success. A commitment to inclusion and diversity in the workplace can enhance an organization’s performance, foster innovation and strengthen its market presence, underscoring […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

US employers and workers say they face a major skills development disconnect

July 9, 2024

Via: HR Dive

Although both employers and employees see the need for skills development in the workplace, continuous upskilling isn’t the norm for most workers, according to a July 3 report from D2L, a learning technology company. Investing in learning and development leads […]


News

Labour government sets out to deliver bold employment agenda

July 5, 2024

Via: Personnel Today

The next prime minister Sir Keir Starmer said this morning: “Change begins now”. “It feels good, I have to be honest,” he added. The new government has pledged “the biggest upgrade to rights at work for a generation” but will […]


Research

Title VII at 60: A look at the landmark law’s past, present and future

July 3, 2024

Via: HR Dive

Sixty years ago, Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and President Lyndon B. Johnson signed it into law just hours later. To commemorate its anniversary, HR Dive has prepared a series of articles on the history and future […]


Workplace wellness

Is Inclusion the Solution to Employee Burnout?

July 3, 2024

Via: Recruiting Headlines

Greetings, corporate warriors! Today, we embark on a journey through the labyrinthine corridors of corporate America, armed with our wits and a burning question: Is inclusion the antidote to the all-too-common affliction of employee burnout? Burnout is as ubiquitous in […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Navigating Political Waters: Tips for Managing Political Discussions in the Workplace

July 2, 2024

Via: HR Hero

In 2024, around the world, more voters will be electing leaders of their countries than in any time in history. The temptation to discuss politics in the workplace will probably be at an all-time high, but these conversations are fraught […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

5 Ways to Support Gen Z Employees in the Workplace

July 1, 2024

Via: Spark

Gen Z employees are reshaping the workplace, and HR professionals have an opportunity to learn from them and adapt to meet their needs. At ADP’s 2024 Women@Work summit, a panel of intergenerational experts shared their insights on how Gen Z […]


Research

Summer Dress Codes: Employers’ Rights and Responsibilities

July 1, 2024

Via: Spark

Here are some key points to consider, as well as some best practices for enforcing summer dress codes. Laws impacting dress codes In general, employers have broad discretion under federal law to establish reasonable dress code standards. However, policies must […]


Diversity & Inclusion

Do You Perpetuate Harm Against Your LGBTQIA+ Employees — and Sabotage Your Organization’s Success in the Process?

June 26, 2024

Via: Entrepreneur

In recent years, companies have taken steps to create more inclusive workplaces for LGBTQIA+ employees. But let’s be real — many still face discrimination, aggression and a lack of genuine support from leadership. One major roadblock? Low-conscious leaders who haven’t […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Take This Radical Approach to Customer Retention to Boost Employee Morale — And Your Profit

June 25, 2024

Via: Entrepreneur

There are few guarantees in business, but this one is certain: If you don’t keep customers, you won’t have a business for long. Yet, at a time when most companies are desperately trying to maintain customer loyalty (retention is more […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Why Employee Experience Management Should Still Be One of HR’s Top Priorities

June 21, 2024

Via: Spark

Employee experience management has a significant effect on performance. Gallup’s 2023 Employee Engagement Survey found that 33 percent of U.S. workers are actively engaged at work. Organizations with higher employee experience scores tend to enjoy lower absenteeism, lower turnover, more […]


Research

Weis Markets will pay $75,000 to settle EEOC lawsuit alleging it failed to stop sexual harassment

June 21, 2024

Via: HR Dive

The EEOC brought the October 2023 suit citing the anti-sexual harassment provision in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the agency also cited the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. This is far from the first time […]


News

Amazon to pay $5.9-million fine for California labour violations

June 20, 2024

Via: HRD America

The Labor Commissioner’s Office of California has ordered Amazon to pay almost $6 million in fines due to its violation of the Warehouse Quotas law, which was enacted in 2021, involving two of its distribution warehouses in Moreno Valley and […]


Workplace wellness

5 stories on the rise of wellness benefits

June 20, 2024

Via: HR Dive

With burnout chronically high — nearly 45% of workers responding to a recent Eagle Hill survey reported experiencing the condition — and engagement declining, HR professionals have increasingly been looking for nontraditional benefits to add to their total rewards. After […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Hybrid working as productive as full-time office attendance

June 19, 2024

Via: Personnel Today

The research by Stanford University and Shenzhen Finance Institute involved more than 1,600 graduate workers at Chinese travel agency Trip.com. It found that people who worked from home two days per week were just as likely to be promoted as […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Employee skill growth is too slow — and it may drive some managers to quit, survey says

June 17, 2024

Via: HR Dive

The tech skills gap has troubled employers for years — a problem that the emergence of AI has only worsened. Employers have said in various surveys they are concerned they cannot train workers quickly enough to keep up with tech […]