Tag: workplace

Research, Software

Why Generational Differences at Work Don’t Actually Matter That Much

March 27, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Generational stereotypes at work are pretty common. For example, the thinking sometimes goes that older workers are more loyal to their jobs than younger workers or that younger workers are lazy and don’t make good managers. It turns out that […]

Research, Software

Migraines: More than a Headache

March 23, 2020

Via: HR Hero

While commonly associated with headaches, migraines can be so much more debilitating and include light and sound sensitivity, severe nausea, and a range of other symptoms that can make those experiencing them shut down for anywhere between a few hours […]

Good case practices, Workplace wellness

What to Consider Before Becoming a Pet-Friendly Workplace

March 9, 2020

Via: HR Hero

It’s no secret there’s a growing trend among companies to develop pet-friendly policies that allow employees to bring their favorite animals to work. The benefits of a pet-friendly workplace—often seen touted across social media—include increased productivity, retention, and well-being. Although […]

Research, Software

Hindsight is 2020: What leaders got right in 2010 — and what they missed

March 9, 2020

Via: HR Dive

At the start of the last decade, human resource leaders faced a unique set of circumstances: The global economy was in the throes of a historic recession, leading many of the world’s largest and most prominent companies to undertake mass […]


CDC guidance for employers on coronavirus

March 6, 2020

Via: HR Morning

Because the coronavirus outbreak is continuing to grow and evolve, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention regularly updates guidance for businesses and employers to help reduce workplace exposures. The guidance is based on what is known about the 2019 […]

Research, Software

U.S. Presidential Election Distracts Employees

March 4, 2020

Via: CEB

Who said, “Never discuss politics in polite company?” We might need to say the same of the workplace after our recent survey showed that many U.S. employees are discussing politics ahead of the November general election, quite a few find […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

5 Ways to Attract and Retain Alternative Workers

February 18, 2020

Via: HR Hero

The nontraditional employment trend has continued on into the new year—and for good reason. Contingent workers help fill the void when looking for talent on a short-term basis or project. As for workers themselves, staffing agency Rose International found that […]

Research, Software

Is ‘OK, Boomer’ Age Discrimination? Supreme Court Might Tell Us

February 11, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Life may be a meme—or at least it may seem that way sometimes, especially after a meme embodying intergenerational conflict recently worked its way into arguments in an age discrimination case before the highest court in the land. At oral […]

Development & Evaluation, Employee development

What Universal Skills Should All Employees Have?

February 5, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Employee training programs often focus on company-specific, industry-specific, or role-specific skills and knowledge. For example, a bank might regularly train employees on new banking regulations; a warehouse might train workers on the company’s process for storing certain types of products […]

Employee development, Employee retention

The Best Tips for Turning a Bad Hire into a Successful One

February 4, 2020

Via: HR Hero

Turnover can be one of the largest challenges organizations face—or at least the most expensive. Identifying the causes of turnover can be useful in combating it. But what happens when a bad hire makes it through your applicant process? If […]