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Faces of HR: Ana Recio on Valuing HR, Her Best Mistake & More

Meet Ana Recio, SVP of Talent at SoFi – a finance company that offers comprehensive financial solutions on one platform. We recently connected with Ana to discuss how she got her start in the industry, her biggest influences, best mistake, as well as her thoughts on how company leaders can make HR a value within their […]

Why Does Company Culture Matter?

As more and more companies have shifted their employees from in-office workers to remote work, people are starting to see a major change in the way their teams at large interact with one another. These types of interactions add up to a vague but important term: company culture. But what is a company culture? The […]

Top Cities for Remote Work in the US

A few years ago, companies were often evaluated by employees and potential employees based on the attractiveness of the workplace. Silicon Valley tech company campuses often scored high on such measures with extensive perks like vast green spaces, fun leisure activities and employer-provided childcare. Today, though, as millions of workers now find themselves in indefinite […]

Caring for Caregivers: Understanding Caregiver Discrimination Under Federal Laws

As we enter the third year of a pandemic, the ongoing disruption caused by COVID-19 and its variants often leaves employers juggling legal and business considerations regarding their workforce. Specifically, many employees are also caregivers, whether they are caring for children, a spouse, an individual with a disability, or older relatives. Practically, issues arise when […]

Ask The Expert: What is Required in a Background Check?

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at HR Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber regarding candidate criminal background checks and reference checks. Q: What requirements and laws need to be considered when making employment decisions related to criminal background check results and […]

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HR Works Podcast: Can A Distributed Workforce Work For Your Team?

Guest: Erin Dertouzos, Vice President of People Strategy at strongDM What are some of the unique advantages to operating with a distributed workforce? Are there any specific attributes or personality traits that help employees thrive when working on a team that is fully remote?  And most importantly, what are some of the biggest challenges in […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: See, Support, and Honor Working Parents

Guests: Amy VanHaren, Founder and CEO of pumpspotting August is National Breastfeeding month! 50% of working parents are concerned that pumping at work could impact their career growth. When employers provide essential family-forming benefits, such as lactation support solutions, they often see a 94% return-from-leave retention rate. In the latest episode of HR Work Break, […]

HR Works Showcase: The Era, Episode 4 – Be Open & Assume the Best

The HR Works Showcase series is back with another great feature episode from BambooHR’s The Era, a podcast series dedicated to the employee experience and sharing the journey organizations are taking as their workforce becomes a top-priority. Listen as host and BambooHR CEO, Brad Rencher, takes us on a deep-dive into healthy communication and how it […]

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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 […]