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Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Build the Muscle to Innovate with Trust

May 6, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The pandemic has tested the plasticity of company cultures like never before. Organizations that were flexible enough to change large parts about how they operate, and do it quickly, were able to spark innovation that will outlive the circumstances that […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Rethinking Employee Benefits for Permanently Remote Workers

May 5, 2021

Via: SHRM

As COVID-19 vaccination rates increase and the pandemic eases, business worksites are reopening. Whether by choice or need, however, many employees are likely to continue working remotely—some may have moved to locations too far away to accommodate commuting while others […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Recruitment Does Not End After the Interview

May 5, 2021

Via: HR Hero

As unemployment falls and the job market ticks back up, finding talented individuals to fill out your workforce gets harder and harder. On top of that, turnover is at an all-time high, costing businesses millions of dollars. When a skilled […]


Workplace wellness

Emotional Intelligence for HR

May 5, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The term “emotional intelligence” means being cognizant of your own emotions and the emotions of those around you, as well as how they are impacted by daily occurrences. Being aware of others’ emotions is a major asset, as it can […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Remote Work Relocation Causes Headaches for Managers

May 4, 2021

Via: SHRM

Michael Alexis first noticed that a handful of his employees had moved to vacation destinations after several months into the pandemic. Alexis, who is the CEO of TeamBuilding, a game company based in Washington state, was enthusiastic about the flexibility […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Skills Needed Post-COVID

May 4, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The COVID pandemic has taught us a lot about ourselves. It has also shown employers just how much work can be completed remotely. As the world shifts again with the vaccine rollout, the coming months will be a bit of […]


News

Age Discrimination Claims Will Continue to Be Analyzed Using a ‘But-For’ Standard

May 4, 2021

Via: HR Hero

The U.S. 6th Circuit Court of Appeals (whose rulings apply to all Ohio employers) affirmed summary judgment (dismissal without a trial) in favor of an employer and held claims filed under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) must continue […]


Research

American Rescue Plan Offers Free COBRA Coverage, But it’s Very Complicated

May 3, 2021

Via: HR Hero

When President Joe Biden signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA), one of the effects was to make COBRA continuation coverage free for certain qualifying individuals and their families from April 1 to September 30, 2021. The free […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Fair Chance Hiring Will Change the Workforce for the Better

May 3, 2021

Via: HR Hero

For millions of Americans, the past year’s upheaval has been immense, and the skyrocketing unemployment numbers at the pandemic’s peak highlighted just how many people were struggling to stay afloat. As things slowly return to normal and HR professionals look […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

When and How Employers Should Respond to Employee Activism

April 30, 2021

Via: SHRM

Employee activism is rising and becoming a defining feature of the modern workplace. More than 80 percent of employers expect a rise in activism among their employees by 2024, according to research by global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills. However, […]