Category: Learning & Development

Employees are valuing career development more than ever—it’s a sign that the company is willing to invest in their future. How are businesses approaching training today? What are their pain points, and what topics are being addressed in training?

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Work/Life Balance Around the World

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended the way people work around the globe. For those whose positions don’t strictly require an on-site presence, the widespread shift to remote work has generally meant both an increase in flexibility and the ability to work from locations geographically distant from their home offices, potentially even in other countries. These […]

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Boosting the Odds You’ll Achieve Your New Year’s Resolutions in 2022

The dawn of a new year is always a popular time for planning ahead both personally and professionally. It’s, consequently, a time when many organizations, teams, and individuals within those organizations and teams set goals for the new year. Unfortunately, many annual goals are never achieved. Consider some statistics from Discover Happy Habits on new […]

Covid-19 Compliance: Consider Your Employees

HR is a complex and ever-changing field. Professionals constantly need to ensure their organizations are following local and national laws and regulations. Especially during a pandemic, businesses regularly find themselves having to adapt to change.

How Can a Poor Work-Life Balance Affect Mental Health?

Plenty of us work in jobs that make it difficult for us to separate our work from our home lives. Whether it’s because the tasks demand our full focus or because it’s a passion project, leaving work behind physically and mentally can take effort and planning. It’s worth making the effort, though, as poor work/life […]

Compliance in the Pandemic

For the past few years, COVID-19 has been a constant stressor. For businesses, there is some uncertainty around how to best handle the pandemic from a legal standpoint.

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Dynamism in the Age of COVID

The COVID-19 pandemic that has plagued the world for roughly 2 years has left companies scrambling to find the “new normal,” the rules of the road or a playbook that will define how they should operate moving forward. The Problem with Seeking the “New Normal” The big mistake companies make in their search for the […]

Exploring Some Causes of Toxic Workplace Cultures

Describing a workplace as “toxic” has become almost cliché in recent years; although all offices have a negative element or two, there are some that are truly toxic, meaning the culture is so negative that it has negative impacts on the business. These impacts can range from poor morale and lowered productivity to employee disengagement […]

HR Works Podcast: Good Leadership Eats the Handbook for Breakfast

Guest: Eric Harkins, President and Founder of GKG Search & Consulting Can effective leadership and a culture of high-performing employees eliminate the need for the employee handbook altogether? As part of HR Daily Advisor’s HR Compliance Week, we share a recent conversation with Eric Harkins, President and Founder of GKG Search & Consulting, discussing the […]

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Study Looks at Top Productivity Risks Heading Into 2022

The dawn of a new year is a time to reflect on the accomplishments and struggles of the previous year and a great time to celebrate successes and acknowledge shortcomings. It’s also a time to look forward and plan for the future. While a lot of that planning will focus on taking advantage of new […]

The Future of Video Conferencing at Work Lies in Increasing Engagement, Not VR

Virtual reality (VR) has enjoyed status as “the next big thing” in technology since the movie The Lawnmower Man some 25 years ago. While some believed VR would eventually permeate every form of online communication, even business communication, this is not yet a reality. A variety of consumer VR systems hit the market—mostly within the […]