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Lived Experiences Lead to Big, Bold Moves

In our long-running series of profiles on chief diversity officers (CDOs), we often find that those holding such positions stumbled into them almost by accident. Of course, this is an oversimplification, but the point is that it’s relatively rare—based on the individuals we’ve profiled to date—to find people who had their sights set on a […]

Addressing Stress in the Workplace

One of the unavoidable truths of life is that everyone experiences stress. For many, the workplace can be particularly stressful. Research by the CIPD found that 79% of HR leaders surveyed reported stress-related absences in their organization from 2020–2021; this rises to a staggering 91% in organizations with 250+ employees. This research shows that no […]

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How Human Resources Can Craft an Effective Social Media Policy

Social media is a battlefield these days, and there’s no doubt about it. One wrong tweet can start the internet on fire. So how do you handle your employees’ social media usage—and how do you communicate your expectations? The first thing to consider when crafting an effective social media policy is that there really is […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: Pay Transparency and the Workforce’s New Needs

Guests: Kathleen Quinn Votaw, CEO of TalenTrust Pay transparency is a growing phenomenon in the HR space, especially in the past 2 years. More frequently than ever, employees are leaving jobs for better benefits and compensation. Starting November 1, 2022, New York City will require employers with 4 or more workers to post the minimum […]

QR Codes: Today’s Latest Recruitment Tool Infographic

“Recruiting is for everyone, not just if you’re in the HR realm,” Jamie Starner, Director of Talent Acquisition at bartaco, says. Accessible technology can empower your team members to participate in the recruiting process. QR codes are an easy, and recently popular, method to streamline and expand hiring efforts. QR Codes: Today’s Latest Recruitment Tool […]

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HR Works Presents HR Work Break: Pay Transparency and the Workforce’s New Needs

Guests: Kathleen Quinn Votaw, CEO of TalenTrust Pay transparency is a growing phenomenon in the HR space, especially in the past 2 years. More frequently than ever, employees are leaving jobs for better benefits and compensation. Starting November 1, 2022, New York City will require employers with 4 or more workers to post the minimum […]

HR Works Podcast: Turning the Great Resignation into the Great Onboarding

Guest: Andrew Martin, PwC Products and Technology In this latest episode of the HR Works Podcast, we are joined by Andrew Martin, of PwC Products and Technology, to talk about the importance of creating an effective employee onboarding experience that drives retention and gives employees a reason in the era of the Great Resignation. Listen […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know

Guests: Claire Schmidt, Founder & CEO of AllVoices. In this episode of HR Work Break, I’m joined by Claire Schmidt, Founder and CEO of AllVoices. AllVoices is an anonymous employee feedback management platform that takes a modern approach to driving change within organizations by giving all employees a way to speak up, provide feedback, ask […]

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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 […]