Schools throughout the country are creating various plans associated with reopening. Several districts in my state, Massachusetts for example, have announced hybrid returns with students alternating between attending school and remote learning (sometimes in the same week), while others have announced full remote learning.
When job candidates apply for new positions, they often hope to receive a half-dozen offers to choose from. Or, they may hope to use one offer to leverage a more favorable salary and better benefits from another. However, this rarely works out in practice.
When reading reports, it’s easy to get lost in huge amounts of data and information. Often, those reading the reports can lose sight of the forest for the trees. In other words, it can be difficult to see the big picture because of the need to focus on large amounts of detail.
We’re all well aware of the risks of contracting COVID-19 by now. But work must go on, and when it does, there’s an additional risk of employees contracting the virus.
Both job candidates and employees expect competitive and accessible benefits from employers, especially given the tight labor market. Providing employees with the benefits they want can improve their morale and performance and lead to higher productivity, engagement, and profitability. Also, good employee benefits are a boost to any company’s brand.
In this episode, we take a look at some of the DOL’s revisions and reaffirmations of the original FFCRA regulations. That includes clarifications around leave for medical professionals, intermittent leave, and more. And we have with us a familiar voice: attorney Maggie Spell of Jones Walker. Maggie focuses her practice on cases brought under federal, […]
In this episode, we discuss substance abuse. While always an issue, substance abuse becomes much more widespread and serious during crises. This crisis, in particular, offers an especially troubling environment for abuse. Today’s episode is brought to you by The Standard, a family of businesses united by a shared purpose of compassion for their customers. […]
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 […]
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.
Some states are loosening restrictions and allowing at least some businesses to reopen. But as anxious as people are to resume their pre-COVID-19 lives, some employees are hesitant to go back.