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HR Works Podcast: How to Eat an Elephant One Bite at a Time

We all dread tough conversations at work. But what if they held the key to a thriving, inclusive workplace? Listen in as Hannah Yardley, Chief People and Culture Officer at Achievers, dives deep into the importance of fostering open dialogue, even when it gets messy. Discover how HR leaders can cultivate psychological safety and create […]

Challenges and Strategies for Giving Feedback to Gen Z

Providing feedback to Gen Z employees can be uniquely challenging for managers. As the youngest generation in the workforce, Gen Z has distinct characteristics and communication preferences that can differ significantly from older generations. And yet, finding a way to connect with this generation is essential for the future of every business, because Gen Z […]

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The Power of Soft Skills in the Age of AI

While it’s expected that artificial intelligence (AI) will replace certain job functions, the emergence of ChatGPT and other generative tools has everyone from content creators to software developers wondering about the longevity of their careers. But humans have something AI doesn’t—the ability to understand and connect with other humans. So, how do enterprises find the […]

Despite Popularity of Remote Work, Employer Comfort Levels Still Shaky

Legions of office workers have been skipping the commute for a few years now, working remotely in the comfort of their homes and relying on technology to keep them connected to their colleagues. Especially during the pandemic, employers and employees alike were relieved that work could go on without people gathering in the office. But […]

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Striking the Right Balance: Handling Summer Vacations at Work

With summer upon us, summer vacations are looming. While large companies can handle employee time off relatively easily, smaller firms may struggle. Even large companies with key personnel—or small teams within large organizations—may find it hard to juggle responsibilities to accommodate vacations. While it’s crucial for companies to encourage staff to take time off to […]

Nurturing Employee Well-Being Through Progressive Policies

The modern workplace is changing. More employees value progressive perks like flexible work, and folks will quickly jump ship if they can find remote work that offers the benefits they’re looking for. Many employees expect their employer to offer well-being–related perks. Offering these benefits to boost well-being will improve your productivity and help you build […]

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HR Works Podcast: Parents Are Returning to Work…How Can We Help Them Stay?

Guest: Sadie Funk and Sara Redington from The Best Place for Working Parents What family-friendly policies matter most to working parents in 2023? As recent workforce studies have shown parents making a return to the workplace, with participation totals for parents with children under 18 now climbing back to pre-pandemic levels, how can companies build […]

HR Query: Staying Compliant with PUMP and PWFA

Two new laws strengthen protections for pregnant and nursing employees in the workplace: the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act (PWFA) and the Providing Urgent Maternal Protections for Nursing Mothers Act (PUMP). In this week’s HR Query, we’re highlighting what you need to know to make sure organizations stay compliant. The PWFA took effect June 27, 2023, […]

Why Employee Wellbeing Should Be Your Top Priority in 2023

Since the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health and employee wellbeing has been top of mind for everyone – and rightfully so. In today’s challenging and uncertain times, the mental health and wellbeing of employees has never been more important. According to a recent survey by the American Psychological Association, burnout and stress are at all-time highs, […]

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HR Works Podcast: How to Eat an Elephant One Bite at a Time

We all dread tough conversations at work. But what if they held the key to a thriving, inclusive workplace? Listen in as Hannah Yardley, Chief People and Culture Officer at Achievers, dives deep into the importance of fostering open dialogue, even when it gets messy. Discover how HR leaders can cultivate psychological safety and create […]

HR Work Break: ICYM The Civil Rights Act Turns 60

Tuesday July 2 was the 60th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The act prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex or national origin. And, in the HR world, this legislation stops discrimination on the basis of sex, as well as, race in hiring, promoting, and firing. […]

HR Works Podcast: Flexibility Matters! Making Your Employee Benefits More Beneficial

In honor of HR Daily Advisor‘s upcoming Employee Benefits Week, this episode of HR Works is a gem from our archive. Sony Jean-Michel Thornton, Sr. HR Business Partner at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, joins to take a closer look at the growing demand for employee benefits that offer more flexibility and choice.  With over 20 […]

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