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Ask the Expert: Getting a Second Opinion on Workspace Accommodation Requests

In our latest installment of Ask the Expert, brought to you by the team of industry experts at HR Hero®, we look at a recent question from a subscriber regarding a requested disability workplace accommodation where the validity is in question. What abilities, obligations, and limitations does an employer have to verify an employee’s medical accommodation […]

4 Ways HR Leaders Can Ease New Employee Job Anxiety

The ongoing Great Resignation has consumed workplace narratives in recent months, but it only paints half of the picture. The effects of the pandemic spurred professionals to leave their jobs and go on to find new ones, with a recent PwC survey showing that one in five workers expect to switch employers in the next […]

What Does it Mean When Big Tech is Laying Off Staff During a Labor Shortage?

We’re used to regular announcements of massive investments, billion-dollar valuations, and endless growth from Silicon Valley. But right now, the previously indestructible tech sector is talking about hiring freezes and rounds of mass layoffs. Investors are pulling back, fearing an economic slowdown or even a recession amid rising inflation and a cost-of-living crisis, and tech […]

Failure to Accommodate Autistic Worker Ends with Settlement of EEOC Disability Lawsuit

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the ADA Amendments Act of 2008 (ADAAA) prohibit an employer from discriminating against an individual who is (1) disabled within the statutes’ meaning and (2) qualified to perform the essential job functions with or without a reasonable accommodation. Once an employee discloses the need for a reasonable accommodation, […]

How HR Can Help Companies Adapt to the Rapidly Changing Workforce

Companies face an ever-expanding range of workforce crises, from an extremely tight labor market to new norms and expectations in the workplace that are forcing HR teams to meet more stringent employee demands than ever before. As if these problems weren’t difficult enough, rampant inflation and rising interest rates are threatening to cause a severe […]

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HR Works Presents HR Work Break: Out and Proud in the Workplace

Guests: Ivori Johnson, Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Charthop, & Kat Kibben, CEO and Founder of Three Ears Media In this special episode, I’m joined by Ivori Johnson, Director of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Belonging at ChartHop, and Kat Kibben, CEO and Founder of Three Ears Media. Listen in as we discuss Pride […]

HR Works Podcast: New Graduates – Recruiting the Latest Wave of Talent

Guest: Andrea Colabella, Executive Recruiter & Principal of Cardea Group With the 2022 graduation season coming to a close, there’s a new wave of talent entering the workforce and recruiters are (or at least should be) taking note.  What makes these newest entrants into the workforce unique and how can hiring teams set themselves apart […]

HR Works Presents HR Work Break: Listening Is the First Step in Allyship

Guests: Deb LaMere, Chief HR Officer at Datasite Datasite’s Talent and Diversity Survey found that 63% of global dealmakers say diversity in the workplace is important to them, but 21% of them are unsure how to engage appropriately. Deb LaMere—Chief HR Officer at Datasite, a leading SaaS provider for the M&A industry, empowering dealmakers around […]

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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.

7 Tips for Retaining Employees During Addiction Treatment

About 10% of Americans have experienced drug addiction at some point in their lives. If one of your employees is struggling with this disease, you might be tempted to fire him or her.

Bringing Them Back: Key Considerations as Employers Bring Employees Back Into the Office

After the mass rollout of COVID-19 vaccines during spring 2021, Americans were looking forward to the end of the pandemic as millions were vaccinated. The optimists included not only individuals but also companies eager to get staff back into offices after more than a year of working remotely. While the highly publicized Delta variant has […]