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The Pros, Cons, and Potential Best Practices of a 4-Day Workweek

For millions of Americans, the last couple of years have represented an opportunity to live out a long-held dream: remote work. The COVID-19 pandemic forced skeptical businesses to shift to widespread work-from-home arrangements in a push to stem the spread of the disease among coworkers clustered together for 8 or more hours per day. While […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: 2022’s Unionization Trends

Guests: Charlie Plumb, attorney and shareholder at McAfee & Taft In the wake of COVID-19, employees are reassessing what they need from companies. As workers recognize their importance to employers, they in turn realize that they deserve fair benefits and compensation as well as a voice. As such, unions have grown in popularity. Companies like […]

5 Ways to Support Employee Mental Well-Being

Mental health is in a delicate state. After more than 2 years of a pandemic that has left many feeling isolated and anxious, mental health challenges are having a greater impact than at any time in recent history. The COVID-19 pandemic triggered dramatic increases in anxiety and depression and contributed to 35 million additional Americans […]

4 Recruitment Challenges (And How to Overcome Them)

Anyone in HR knows this is a difficult time to be a recruiter. Whether you blame it on the downward-trending economy, the Great Resignation, or the number of companies desperate for labor, the fact is, the power balance right now rests in the hands of talent. Finding the right employees for open positions at your […]

Faces of HR: How One HR Pro’s Proactive Approach is Moving the Needle Forward in HR

Farzana Nayani has more than 20 years of experience in the DEI field, managing and directing programs, training and designing curriculum, offering thought leadership and organizational strategy. She is also an international keynote speaker, and business coach. Her company Farzana Nayani, Consulting & Training is a woman-owned business and minority-certified firm that specializes in diversity, […]

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HR Works Presents HR Work Break: 2022’s Unionization Trends

Guests: Charlie Plumb, attorney and shareholder at McAfee & Taft In the wake of COVID-19, employees are reassessing what they need from companies. As workers recognize their importance to employers, they in turn realize that they deserve fair benefits and compensation as well as a voice. As such, unions have grown in popularity. Companies like […]

HR Works Podcast: Wellbeing That Goes Beyond Work-Life Balance

Guest: Dr. Kristal Walker, Vice President of Employee Wellbeing at Sweetwater In recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month, we take a closer look at the definition of employee wellness with Dr. Kristal Walker, Vice President of Employee Wellbeing at Sweetwater.  Learn how wellness goes beyond simply finding work-life balance and how mental health is one […]

A Seat at the Table: Reframing the Workplace Lens

In the latest episode of A Seat at the Table, I am pleased to be joined by Dr. Marlette Jackson, the Global Director of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion at Virgin Pulse, the world’s largest provider of digital health and well-being solutions. Listen in as we talk about the value of employee voice, authenticity in the […]

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6 Steps to Conflict Resolution in the Workplace

Conflict resolution in the workplace can be broken down into steps to simplify the process. By doing so, HR and managers can ensure more effective communication and a more effective conflict resolution process.

7 Tips for Retaining Employees During Addiction Treatment

About 10% of Americans have experienced drug addiction at some point in their lives. If one of your employees is struggling with this disease, you might be tempted to fire him or her.

Bringing Them Back: Key Considerations as Employers Bring Employees Back Into the Office

After the mass rollout of COVID-19 vaccines during spring 2021, Americans were looking forward to the end of the pandemic as millions were vaccinated. The optimists included not only individuals but also companies eager to get staff back into offices after more than a year of working remotely. While the highly publicized Delta variant has […]