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The Growing Role of HR in Cybersecurity

Cybercrime is an increasing concern in our digitally-reliant world. For businesses, any breach can cause significant disruption to productivity and safety. Indeed, one recent report found that each cyberattack costs businesses $200,000 on average. While bigger corporations may be able to weather this, small companies almost certainly can’t. As such, all companies need to commit […]

Dogs and Horses and Reptiles, Oh My! Service Animals as Workplace Accommodations

It’s common to encounter people with service dogs when you’re out and about town, such as at the grocery store, a sports arena, or a doctor’s office. These types of businesses are considered “places of public accommodation” under Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and as a general rule, they must allow […]

Faces of HR: How One HR Pro is Shifting the Narrative of HR One Day at a Time

As Chief People Officer at LiveRamp – a leading data enablement platform for the safe and effective use of data – Sharawn Tipton oversees the global people and culture strategy in support of the SaaS company’s continued growth. She’s also responsible for global talent acquisition, diversity, inclusion and belonging, workplace experience, business partners, talent enablement, […]

Eyecare at Work: The Eyes are the Windows to Employees’ Health

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics stated that more than 20,000 work-related ocular injuries occur annually. Technology has taken over our modern professional lives in a way that has not happened before. Indeed, we lead a digitally powered lifestyle as we juggle screen time between work and home. Now, more than ever, eye care has […]

EEOC’s COVID-19 Guidance: Where Does it Stand?

As everyone knows, the sequel is almost always messier than the original. Guidance from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) is no exception. On July 12, the EEOC updated its COVID-19 guidance, taking already complicated guidance that had no clear direction and making it worse with increased reliance on shifting public health standards.

How Employers Can Get Flexible Working Policies Right

As the third anniversary of the pandemic approaches, it’s hard to overstate how profoundly the outbreak and its aftermath affected the way we work. Analyses of how businesses have evolved over the past few years tend to focus on digital transformation, which makes sense because the pandemic greatly accelerated a preexisting trend toward digitalization across […]

3 Reasons Companies Should Donate to Youth Mental Health this Holiday Season

Children and teens across the country continue to struggle with mental illness. Experts agree that we are in the midst of a youth mental health crisis. In many ways, the COVID-19 pandemic had a severe impact on kids’ and teens’ mental health, and they are reaching a breaking point. Being stuck at home during lockdowns, […]

Cultivating a Growth Mindset Among Workers

The global economy is incredibly dynamic, meaning that technologies, strategies, and mindsets that are successful today may be less successful or even counterproductive in the near future. Today’s economy is also highly driven by human talent as one of the most important assets any organization possesses. Combined, these two features of the modern economy mean […]

Frontline Workers Are Still Quitting En Masse—Here Are the Reasons Why

During the COVID-19 pandemic, desk-bound workers switched to remote work, continuing their work lives despite the global crisis unfolding around them. Whether or not they were happy, how long they could work from home and when they would have to go back to the office became topics of general interest to the public and conversation […]

Employee Satisfaction Is the Key to Improving Productivity

The “Great Resignation” is far from over. In fact, it appears to be heating up. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the percentage of unemployed Americans who voluntarily left their jobs and immediately began looking for new ones increased to 15.9% last month. This is the highest share of “job leavers” in more than […]