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HR Work Break: Today’s Top L&D Trends

Guests: Madeline Miller, Leadership & Executive Coach; Ann Marie Morris, President of AM Morris Consulting; and Sarah Devereaux, Leadership Coach and Advisor at Third Coast Coaching & HCI Facilitator The future of work is constantly evolving, and HR professionals must stay on the cutting edge of workforce trends. Learning and Development, in particular, is an […]

Are Companies Using Remote Work as a Scapegoat for Poor Corporate Performance?

The evolving corporate landscape, particularly in the post-COVID era, has sparked a significant debate around Return-to-Office (RTO) policies. A recent Forbes article by Q Hamirani puts forward a provocative perspective: some CEOs may be using RTO mandates to mask poor management. RTO as a Mask for Poor Management “According to a recent research paper published […]

What We Learned from… HR Upskilling & Employee Learning Week

We’ve enjoyed a full week of online events and digital resources about learning and development best practices. As this year’s HR Upskilling & Employee Learning Week comes to a close, let’s take a look at what we’ve learned from the event’s discussions and resources. Monday Panel Discussion | Utilizing Learning & Development Opportunities to Acquire and Retain […]

Reframe Criticism to Become a Better Motivator

Be honest: Are you a good motivator at work? Scott Adams, the author of Reframe Your Brain: The User Interface for Happiness and Success, likely disagrees with your answer. But he gives us a way to rethink—or, as he puts it, reframe—our mindset on motivation. I, too, spend a lot of time thinking about this […]

Faces of HR: Morgan Williams on Boundaries, Partnership, and Self-Worth

For this week’s edition of Faces of HR, we give flowers to Morgan Williams, co-founder of PeakHR. Before Williams got her start in human resources (HR), she aspired to be a psychiatrist, however, after experiencing burnout during college, she knew medical school wasn’t for her. Still, she sought a career path that would allow her […]

Should Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Policies Vanish After Landmark Supreme Court Ruling?

Last June, the United States Supreme Court held in Students for Fair Admissions, Inc. v. President & Fellows of Harvard Coll that affirmative action policies at universities violate the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause and Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. While the ruling does not apply to employers overall, the rationale and […]

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HR Works Podcast: Parents Are Returning to Work…How Can We Help Them Stay?

Guest: Sadie Funk and Sara Redington from The Best Place for Working Parents What family-friendly policies matter most to working parents in 2023? As recent workforce studies have shown parents making a return to the workplace, with participation totals for parents with children under 18 now climbing back to pre-pandemic levels, how can companies build […]

HR Query: Staying Compliant with PUMP and PWFA

Two new laws strengthen protections for pregnant and nursing employees in the workplace: the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP). In this week’s HR Query, we’re highlighting what you need to know to make sure organizations stay compliant. The PWFA took effect June 27, 2023, […]

Why Employee Wellbeing Should Be Your Top Priority in 2023

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health and employee wellbeing has been top of mind for everyone – and rightfully so. In today’s challenging and uncertain times, the mental health and wellbeing of employees has never been more important. According to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association, burnout and stress are at all-time highs, […]

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HR Work Break: Today’s Top L&D Trends

Guests: Madeline Miller, Leadership & Executive Coach; Ann Marie Morris, President of AM Morris Consulting; and Sarah Devereaux, Leadership Coach and Advisor at Third Coast Coaching & HCI Facilitator The future of work is constantly evolving, and HR professionals must stay on the cutting edge of workforce trends. Learning and Development, in particular, is an […]

HR Works Podcast: Mentor Programs Are Not Your ‘Easy Button’ for L&D!

Guest: Ann Marie Morris, President, AM Morris Consulting What are HR teams looking to achieve when building mentorship programs and offering career-coaching resources to their employees? Are unrealistic expectations being put on mentorship programs serving as a ‘magic bullet’ and the easy solution to the demand for career development resources? Where do these employer-backed mentorship […]

HR Work Break: Keeping Employees Engaged

Guest: Shannon Gabriel, Vice President of Leadership Solutions at TBM Consulting Resent research at Gallup shows that employee engagement continues to decline, in spite of many efforts to revitalize company culture: only 36% of the workforce was engaged in 2020, and it’s dropped to a low 32% in 2022. Low levels of employee engagement have […]

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