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Managing Implications of Remote Employees Working in Multiple States

Remote work has been all the rage in recent years. Initially, employees were working from home because offices were closed by government mandate. While working from home, employees were usually working in the same town or neighboring suburb as their normal office space. As remote work has become a more permanent part of the white-collar […]

HR Query: Cracking the Skills Code

The hunt for talent is on, but are we focusing on the right things? In this week’s HR Query, Carina Cortez, Chief People Officer at Cornerstone, challenges traditional hiring methods and explores the rise of skills-based recruitment. Learn how HR leaders are shifting their focus from resumes to real-world abilities, crafting a new paradigm for building a high-performing and future-proof workforce. So, are you ready […]

The Future in Field is Female: How to Cultivate Diversity in Field-Based Industries

The labor participation rate for women in the United States has steadily increased since the plummets we experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic. It’s perhaps because of that positive trend that this next statistic will sound so troubling: As recently as last year, women only made up around 31% of all employed persons in field service […]

The Link Between Employee Happiness and Company Technology

Today’s employees demand more from their employers than ever before. Many employees expect things from business tech to improve their work process and create a more effective supply chain. Those companies that lack investments in business tech will see a higher turnover rate and often a loss of their company’s top talent. What Employees Expect […]

Unlocking Employee Satisfaction: 3 Vital Steps for Employee Sensing

In the dynamic realm of human resources management, nurturing employees’ well-being and satisfaction is key to attracting and retaining the best workforce. As organizations endeavor to influence employee happiness by maximizing the impact of their benefits packages, a critical imperative arises: delving deeper into understanding the sentiments and requirements of their workforce. Traditionally, many HR […]

DOJ Announces New Program to Garner Employee Cooperation in Anti-Corruption Investigations

Over the past few months, we have discussed recent Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement actions by the United States Department of Justice (DOJ), emphasizing lessons for employers in the current environment. The DOJ continues to signal increasingly aggressive enforcement, now through a whistleblower program that will complement last year’s focus on corporate voluntary disclosure […]

What’s the Difference Between CHRO and CPO?

In the hierarchy of modern corporate structures, the roles of Chief People Officer (CPO) and Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) stand out as pivotal to organizational success. However, there is often some confusion and misunderstanding about the similarities and differences between these two C-suite roles. While both positions focus on human capital, their scope and […]

5 Strategies for Attracting and Retaining Top Creative Talent

For many companies, recruiting top talent looks a lot like a game of hide and seek. The company is “it” and seeking through a pile of resumes in search of someone with great skills, a positive attitude, and an outstanding track record of delivering great work. When the company finally sets its sights on that […]

Ask the Expert: FMLA Eligibility Requires Treatment Within 7 Days of Incapacity

Question: One of our employees has been in and out with cold and flu symptoms, but he was recently diagnosed with strep throat. The leave originally wasn’t classified as Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave, but because the official diagnosis occurred almost a month after the first missed workday, does the time he took off […]

Faces of HR: How Nicole Dawson Built a Trendsetting Workplace at BAL

In the fast-paced world of immigration law, where navigating complex legalities is par for the course, Nicole Dawson, Chief People and Culture Officer at BAL, isn’t just building a team; she’s crafting a culture. With a career spanning nearly two decades, her journey from recruiter to HR leader is a testament to her passion for […]