It’s no secret that work is stressful. Employers, however, have the ability to proactively try to help manage stress levels for employees. One option employers have been turning to in recent years is promoting and encouraging mindfulness and meditation as a form of stress relief and a way to improve employee well-being.
Category: HR Management & Compliance
There are dozens of details to take care of in the day-to-day operation of your department and your company. We give you case studies, news updates, best practices and training tips that keep your organization fully in compliance with ever-changing employment law, and you fully aware of emerging HR trends.
The pandemic brought pandemonium to many New Jersey workplaces. With the second-largest outbreak in the country (behind only New York) and being the most densely populated state, New Jersey was hit particularly hard by the pandemic, giving rise to a number of employee lawsuits.
Many companies are welcoming employees back into the office, but there’s much to do before anyone steps foot back into the workplace. As a leader or an HR manager, it’s important to have a comprehensive plan in place before welcoming your team back.
Remember 7 months ago, when people were still traveling? I was speaking at the HRComply event in Nashville, Tennessee, giving a presentation on job wellness and its evil twin, burnout. At the time, with low unemployment and surging business, the concern was how to keep a workforce happy, stable, and productive without being brought down […]
Change can be difficult to manage, even when it’s carefully planned out. There are so many stakeholders in both large and small organizations that it can be difficult for HR departments to keep incentives aligned while making major changes to the business.
The pandemic has created a situation in which almost all employees who were able to work from home have started to do so. Many companies are now saying they are going to find ways to keep this transition after the virus is less of a risk in the future. After all, remote work means less […]
The COVID-19 pandemic has turned everyday life upside down in so many ways. From school and child care to socializing and work life, dramatic change has been forced on many individuals and businesses over the last several months.
New restrictions on work visas going into effect on June 24 are aimed at easing the nation’s unemployment problem sparked by COVID-19, according to a proclamation from President Donald Trump, but critics of his actions on immigration fear it won’t help and will send the wrong signal.
Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are continuing to experience stress related to living and working in this strange time. For those who are fortunate enough to be able to work from home, the challenge becomes adapting to the dual role our homes must now serve in functioning as environments for both work and […]
Employers everywhere are implementing “back to the office” policies to protect workforce health and well-being and reassure employees they will be safe when returning to work. Most of this effort focuses on getting employees back to the offices they left a few months ago. But what about the people you need to relocate?