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Employment Verifications: One Size Doesn’t Fit All

Imagine a stack of finalist job applications sits on your desk. One is the clear front-runner, but there’s a close second, a candidate who appears almost as qualified as the first. How can you be certain you’re hiring the most qualified candidate? A critical first step is to properly review those applications for potential discrepancies. In […]

Offensive Language and Physical Violence in the Workplace: Was Will Smith Justified in Hitting Chris Rock in the Face?

Television audiences for award shows have been in steep decline for years, but the 2022 Academy Awards received far more media attention after the fact than any other in modern history. This attention was all thanks to an off-color joke by Chris Rock, which was immediately followed by Will Smith marching onto the stage and […]

Training Employees on the Benefits of Big Data

Analyzing data has long been seen as a sound strategy for drawing conclusions about the world and even making decisions about the future. The problem has historically been that it requires a lot of data to draw reliable inferences and it can be time consuming and expensive to collect sufficient data. Big Data Creates Opportunities—and […]

HR and Facility Professionals Share New Psychology of Clean for Workplace Experience

More than two years since the COVID-19 pandemic made Zoom calls a reality and daily commutes infrequent, employers are still juggling their return-to-work options among fully remote, fully in-person, hybrid, flex space, and shared space approaches. And now, it’s a dual effort on the part of both HR managers and facility managers to retain current […]

Lessons and Insights from the Return to the Office

After a year and a half of a widespread shift to remote work triggered by efforts to slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus, companies began bringing their team members back to work in earnest around March of 2022. Buoyed by the growing availability of the various COVID-19 vaccines and subject to testing, masking and […]

NLRB General Counsel Seeks to Facilitate Union Organizing

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) General Counsel (GC) Jennifer Abruzzo is taking aggressive positions designed to help unions be more successful in organizing. The GC is the agency’s top lawyer. While she can’t unilaterally change the law, she can argue prior precedent was wrongly decided and urge the present union-friendly NLRB members to change the […]

All Fortune 100 Companies Now Have DEI Policies

Diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts have gained remarkable traction in recent decades. In the final third of the 20th century, DEI was effectively dominated by and focused exclusively on affirmative action—the idea that employee racial and gender demographics should more or less match the population-level demographics. It didn’t necessarily matter whether women and people of […]

Student Athletes Sue to Be Classified as ‘Employees’

Since last year’s monumental Supreme Court decision in Alston curtailing the National Collegiate Athletic Association’s (NCAA) ability to limit student athlete compensation, the landscape continues to shift in unprecedented ways. In September 2021, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced its position that certain student athletes at private institutions should be considered employees for purposes […]

What Gen Z Want in the Workplace

Entitled, lazy, and sensitive? I think not! As a member of Generation Z workforce (employees born between 1997-2012), I have heard a few of these labels. Amid an ever-growing generational divide, many stereotypes have been thrown around about my generation. Older generations may see us as sensitive, complaintive, or entitled; but we are looking for […]

That’s a Wrap on HR Leadership Week 2022!

In honor of HR professionals across the country, HR Daily Advisor celebrated you throughout the week of August 1-5! As the week comes to a close, we’re taking a look back at all our online events and digital resources that helped HR professionals grow and develop in their roles! Monday Featured Article | Critical Leadership Required Post-Pandemic Companies are […]