When an employee is acting “strangely,” a supervisor or manager might innocently ask him or her questions that could lead to legal liability for your company. When it comes to managing mental health in the workplace, it’s important to train supervisors and managers on how to engage with an employee whose behavior is affecting job […]
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As a recruiting, hiring manager, or HR professional, you’ve probably encountered a few lies on candidates’ job applications or résumés, but how widespread is this issue?
The phrase “gig economy” has become a critical part of the HR conversation. Whether it’s HR professionals looking to expand rapidly by outsourcing projects or startups relying entirely on outside workers, the gig economy is here to stay. But how well do you really understand it? Knowing its origins might help you see where this […]
Whether an employee dies suddenly or succumbs to a long battle with illness, the result is the same: A tremendous feeling of loss and sadness for his or her coworkers and a need for the business to go on.
Employer branding has become a hot topic in the recruiting and HR world. An “employer brand” describes an employer’s reputation as a place to work, and its employee value proposition, as opposed to the more general corporate brand reputation and value proposition it presents to its customers.
Employees worry they don’t possess the skills it takes to prevail in today’s work climate. In fact, a new study released by Cornerstone found that half of the workforce doubts they have the skills to withstand a layoff. The solution to this fear? Using skills development as a way to avoid job loss, increase confidence, […]
Due to legislative action (or lack thereof) on a federal level, states and local jurisdictions are continuing to advance employment-related laws and regulations intended to protect workers, from offering benefits like healthcare, retirement, and paid leave to policies regarding drug use and sexual harassment prevention.
It seems like even just 10 years ago workspace flexibility was still a new idea. But when did it all start? Today we are pleased to share an infographic that explores the history, major developments, and the future of the flexible workspace.
Happy Halloween! You might be wondering what HR and Halloween have to do with one another. Typically not much, other than being careful with how you handle office-oriented Halloween parties or Halloween day firings. But have you stopped to consider what it might be like to be an HR professional at a creepy job? What […]
Much like how the ancestors learned how to grow food after spending many years hunting animals to eat, the dawn of a new industrial age is motivating the world to learn the new skills of the future to thrive.