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Training Staff on the ‘New Normal’

At the beginning of 2020, nobody could have predicted the current state of affairs amid the global COVID-19 pandemic. Even after the disease began to spread and companies and governments took measures to shut down, few could have predicted the extent and duration of necessary cautionary measures to stem the spread of the virus.

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Taking a New Look at Sick Time/PTO Policies

Work/life balance is increasingly important to American employees. A survey using data from 2018 found that work/life balance was considered “very important” by two-thirds of male respondents and over three-quarters of female respondents.

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How to Put the Focus on Employees This Enrollment Season

For most of 2020, employers and employees alike have been focused on health, health care, and healthcare coverage. And while these topics will still be very much top of mind this enrollment season, employers have a unique opportunity to shift the focus to their employees themselves.

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What to Consider Before Encouraging or Requiring Flu Shots

Fall is here and many employers are getting anxious about flu season. With COVID-19 still unchecked, they could soon find themselves in the position of battling staffing challenges and employee health issues from two dueling infections.

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HR Works COVID-19 Update: Delivering Difficult News with Grace

The pandemic has changed so much about how we work together and how we interact. It has also redefined many social norms and etiquette. Layoffs, pay reductions, employee illness, and death have all increased over the last months, and with each comes a difficult conversation. HR has always been the department that has to deliver […]

HR Works: Real Partnerships Create Ideal Training Programs

When the leader of a digital identity and access management company wanted to rapidly expand, he needed a configurable training management solution that could handle the pressure. Ultimately, he found more than just a solution—he found a business partner. Through that partnership, both organizations grew to great heights. This is our second episode with our […]

UPDATED: COVID-19 Map and Resources for HR Professionals

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is top of mind for HR professionals and employers nationwide. Our latest interactive map of COVID-19 cases has been adjusted to reflect the rise in cases in the United States. Read on to view our updated color-coded map, a list of resources, plus an animation showing how our map has developed […]

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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.