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HR Works 5-Minute Friday: The Champions of People

This week’s HR Works 5 Minute Friday is part of the HR Daily Advisor’s HR Employee Benefits Week which takes place for the entire week of April 19th. We’ll be offering unique and exciting content every day of that week discussing, you guessed it, employee benefits. We’ll be examining everything from how the need for […]

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What Does the COVID-Fueled Surge in Online Retail Mean for In-Store Employees?

The shift from brick-and-mortar to online retail has been in the works for years, well before anyone had even heard of COVID-19. Online giants like Amazon have revolutionized the way consumers shop and fundamentally changed the economics of retail, allowing sellers to reach geographically diverse markets without a costly physical footprint. Added Pressures Challenge Brick-and-Mortar […]

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How Performance Evaluations Are Changing in a Remote Work Environment

Employees of companies that have shifted to a remote work model in response to the COVID-19 pandemic have had their professional lives turned upside down in many important respects. It’s harder to communicate and collaborate with colleagues; they may be dealing with childcare responsibilities at home; and they may have a variety of other distractions […]

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How Companies Can Help Graduates Adapt to Remote Work Cultures

The transition to remote work amid COVID-19 was a daunting challenge for many companies, but the advantages of moving beyond the traditional office environment—from flexibility to cost-effectiveness—have become more and more obvious over the past year. Employees have been surprisingly productive from home, and companies have made it clear they’ll continue to rely on remote […]

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HR Works 5-Minute Friday: The Champions of People

This week’s HR Works 5 Minute Friday is part of the HR Daily Advisor’s HR Employee Benefits Week which takes place for the entire week of April 19th. We’ll be offering unique and exciting content every day of that week discussing, you guessed it, employee benefits. We’ll be examining everything from how the need for […]

HR Works Podcast: VR Sexual Harassment and DEI Training

Way back in April 2019, I spoke with today’s guest about virtual reality and sexual harassment. Some things have changed since then (I’m looking at you, pandemic), but some things are the same (I’m looking at YOU, ineffective sexual harassment training). Either way, we are very pleased to have with us again today Morgan Mercer. […]

HR Works Podcast 5-Minute Friday: Training Lessons Learned

In this episode, I am happy to share a few minutes of my recent interview with Morgan Mercer. Mercer is the founder and CEO of Vantage Point, an organization that strives to leverage virtual reality (VR) immersive technology to tackle complex training such as sexual harassment training and diversity, equity, and inclusion. In this shorter […]

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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.

Understanding EEO Job Categories for the EEO-1 Report

Are you prepared to file your EEO-1 report, complete with the employee survey information broken down by EEO job category? With the September 30 filing deadline fast approaching, understanding your EEO-1 reporting requirements is crucial. “These reports are going to provide information . . . on our employees by their ethnicity, their race, their gender, […]