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Faces of HR: How One HR Pro is Creating Employee Experiences to Move the Needle Forward

At the start of her career, Janine Yancey was an employment lawyer, helping to support HR and people leaders. While she advised business leaders and managers on employee relations issues and helped them resolve employee conflict, she noticed the same patterns of behavior that led to culture bias, including harassment, exclusion, and unethical business practices. […]

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Potential ADA Accommodations Abound, But a Few Declared ‘Unreasonable’

There’s no exhaustive list of potentially reasonable accommodations for employees with disabilities. Whether an accommodation is reasonable will depend on the unique circumstances of each instance, including the individual’s limitations and essential job functions. Some accommodations, however, have been declared “unreasonable.” 3 Unreasonable ADA Accommodations 1. It isn’t reasonable to eliminate job’s essential functions. An […]

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The Great Wait: Workers in Limbo with Delayed Return to Office Plans

As companies postpone and reschedule their plans to return to the office, employees are wondering what will happen next. To better understand what’s on their minds with this back-to-work whiplash, Monster conducted a poll among workers focusing on vaccines and returning to work. Overall, employees are feeling uneasy with their constantly changing plans and want […]

How to Narrow Down Your Candidate Pool and Make the Right Hire

Finding the right candidate can be tricky. The vacancies of top managers and their assistants; rare specialists, especially in IT; and highly qualified workers are considered problematic. The difficulty lies in the fact that employers set very high requirements for applicants for such vacancies, and the applicants themselves have high expectations. Plus, there may be […]

Workplace Words of Wisdom from Ted Lasso

They got me. I resisted as long as I could. Over the past year, numerous friends told me I should be watching Ted Lasso, extolling the virtues of this new show airing on Apple® TV+. I wasn’t interested. Frankly, I’m not big into soccer. (Sorry to all the soccer fans out there.) Also, while I […]

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Pages of HR Podcast: Tapping Talent Beyond Best Practices (Episode 2)

In our second episode of Pages of HR, Annissa Deshpande, Principal of loglab, LLC, talks about her new modern HR novel, The Comeback. CEOs, entrepreneurs, and HR professionals will enjoy this fast-paced fictional adventure through the fundamentals of modern HR. Annissa Deshpande, is a former HR executive of a Fortune 500 where she oversaw the […]

HR Works Podcast: Selecting for Softskills in a Remote World

Guest: Annie Lin, VP of People, Lever Evaluating soft skills has always been a challenge, and that challenge only increased with the move towards remote interviews, onboarding, and work. What has been lost since the transition to remote hiring and onboarding? What has been gained? Today I am going to talk about this with my […]

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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? The deadline to submit and certify 2019 and 2020 EEO-1 Component 1 data is Monday, August 23, 2021. After delaying the opening of the 2019 EEO-1 Component 1 data collection because of the COVID-19 public health […]

Strategy, Mission, and Vision: How Do They All Fit Together?

A lot of buzzwords get thrown around in business today. Some of them are productive, some of them are trendy, and some are confusing. What can be especially confusing is when multiple words are used to convey related but separate themes. Employees and managers alike are often confused by the difference between their company’s vision, […]