COVID-19 has changed work more than any event in modern history. At the onset of 2020, unemployment was at an all-time high, as businesses were forced to trim their teams or, in more extreme cases, shutter entirely. Now, nearly 2 years later, we’re facing another form of unemployment, but this time, it’s employees in the […]
It’s hard to talk HR at all today without talking HR Technology. From your ATS to your HRIS we’ve got all of your tech acronyms covered in this category.
Over the past 2 years, the way businesses have been run has changed dramatically. Since the early confusion that accompanied the onset of the pandemic, the business world has settled down, learned that hybrid and work-from-home business models actually do work, and started taking steps to evolve operations. This evolution has been more than simply […]
HR departments are facing unparalleled challenges right now. In the midst of the Great Resignation, with 4.5 million workers walking off the job late last year, staffing shortages are impacting every sector of the economy. Restaurants, particularly quick service restaurants (QSRs), are being acutely impacted; quit rates in this sector rose from 4.8% to 6.9% […]
With the growth of remote work, an area of concern for business leaders is the rise of cyberbullying. Bullying in the workplace is not an unusual circumstance, but the Internet and electronic communications have made it easier for cyberbullies to breach their victims’ lives, leaving them feeling worried, vulnerable, and isolated in off-site locations. Remote […]
“Employees are a company’s greatest asset – they’re your competitive advantage. You want to attract and retain the best; provide them with encouragement, stimulus and make them feel that they are an integral part of the company’s mission.” I couldn’t agree more with this quote by Anne M. Mulcahy, former CEO and chairwoman of Xerox […]
Many browser users struggle with a common problem: a multitude of open browser tabs. Fortunately, there’s a simple solution that can help clean up browser windows and organize frequented pages. The Impact of Too Many Tabs Although it’s a minor issue, having a large number of browser tabs open can have its drawbacks. For one, […]
In 2022, with the average employee focusing on any 1 task for just 3 minutes, employers must find ways to make information fresh and fun and steer away from the traditional dry lectures and draining assessments. Additionally, in a recent study, nearly 55% of respondents indicated that a people strategy with a solid training process […]
A growing number of employers are turning to artificial intelligence (AI) to help with selecting the best job candidates. Although it can make the decisions easier by reducing the amount of work required to find a great employee, some commentators are increasingly concerned about the potential for discrimination or disparate outcomes as a result.
Teams engaged in external calls with customers, vendors, business partners, or others should leverage the built-in chat features present in most videoconferencing tools to help recreate some of the in-person conversation from the pre-COVID days. Sidebar Conversations in a COVID World While many are enjoying the freedom and flexibility that come with working remotely, when […]
The pandemic brought rapid technological change that has impacted almost every aspect of the workplace, and nearly everyone in business can feel it. In a 2021 survey of business leaders, more than three-quarters said the workplace management of employees has changed. But few business leaders have yet to reckon with the full implications of these changes, particularly […]