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5 Tried and Tested Tips to Keep Your Remote Team Engaged

The huge advantage of traditional in-office work is that employees are engaged. How do you promote shared interest and motivation when people are thousands of miles away from each other? There are five actionable tips on how to increase employee engagement that you can adopt starting today.

How Women’s Financial Wellness Is Affecting Retention Rates

How female employees react to financial stress—and their levels of financial savvy—can profoundly affect both their career paths and intent to stay with your company, according to new research from Mercer, InHerSight, and Ellevate Network. Read their research, and learn more about the unique needs women have for financial wellness, including how companies can meet […]

Can’t Block This!—Best Practices for Your Company’s Social Media Policy

Federal Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald ruled that President Trump could not block certain Twitter users from viewing his tweets, and that doing so was in violation of the U.S. Constitution. This ruling comes on the heels of President Trump—whose Twitter handle @realDonaldTrump—blocking some of his critics, many of them celebrities, from his Twitter account. Those […]

Implicit Bias Can Take Toll on Performance Review Process

More and more employers are exploring unconscious bias and what they can do to manage the damage caused by biases people may not even realize they harbor. Most of the attention has focused on unconscious bias’s effect on hiring and how it causes uncomfortable interactions between coworkers and the public. But biased attitudes also can […]

Most US Workers Want DIY HR Tools

Recent research from Paychex shows that employees want to be empowered. Workers expect their employer to provide them with a high level of employee self-service. This includes things like allowing them to independently complete various HR related tasks.

Is the Traditional 9-5 Over?

A recent study shows that more than two-thirds of global employees work remotely every week, and over 50% do so for at least half of the week. What does this mean for the standard 9-5? It means that it might have already been over for some time now.

NLRB Chair Says Rule Defining Joint Employment on the Way

The National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) announced intention to issue a proposed rule on joint employment by summer is seen as a way to provide a stable solution to the question of when two or more employers share joint responsibility for the same group of employees.

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Business Groups Decry IRS Enforcement of ACA Employer Mandate

In its recent efforts to enforce the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) employer mandate, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has been disregarding key safeguards in the law designed to protect employers from unwarranted penalties, a coalition of business organizations warned in a recent letter to federal officials.

#MeToo, #TimesUp, and #BlackLivesMatter Not Being Discussed at Work

A recent survey from Fierce Conversations, a training company that teaches organizations how to have effective conversations, revealed key insight into the potential impact recent political and social events have had on the workplace—from who is being invited to the conversation to increased feelings of self-empowerment. Over 1,000 full- and part-time employees in the United […]