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HR Works: Lessons from the Capitol

It was just last Wednesday when an unprecedented attack on the Capitol building captured the attention of the world. I, for one, watched with disbelief as doors were breached, police were overrun, tear gas was used on both attackers and defenders, and when one woman died. It was a grim scene and one that reminds […]

HR Works: Recruiters, Don’t Overlook Military Spouses

When it comes to hiring, veterans are often overlooked. Many organizations have worked very hard to bring their unemployment numbers closer to other groups with some success. However, there is one related group of candidates that is even more often overlooked: military spouses. This episode will examine why that is a mistake on the part […]

HR Works COVID-19 Update: Cultural Impact of Workplace Investigations

In the last episode of HR Works COVID-19 Update, we began to discuss conducting remote workplace investigations with an expert attorney. In this episode, we are going to continue that discussion, focusing specifically on how poorly conducted investigations can impact workplace culture. We once again have Andre Caldwell, a shareholder at Ogletree Deakins in Oklahoma […]

HR Works COVID-19 Update: Conducting Remote Workplace Investigations

The pandemic has changed so much about how everyday HR tasks are completed. One of those tasks includes workplace investigations. The combination of remote work and additional health security measures has likely hampered workplace investigations. In this episode we have Andre Caldwell, a shareholder at Ogletree Deakins in Oklahoma City, to discuss this important issue. […]

HR Works COVID-19 Update: Can Employers Mandate COVID-19 Vaccines?

In this episode we explore a simple question: can you mandate vaccinations at your workplace? We also discuss the latest guidance from the EEOC to some degree and take a stab at whether you should mandate vaccinations or not along with some other detailed considerations. We are pleased to have back with us today the […]

HR Works COVID-19 Update: Latest Coronavirus Testing Methods

It has been a few months since we have discussed workplace policies surrounding testing on this podcast. Since that time, testing has become much more widespread and available. In this episode, we will discuss what testing methods have been most effective, and what testing will look like next year. We are pleased to have back […]

2021

HR Works: Batman’s Thoughts on Hiring in 2021

Many analysts and experts weighed in around this time last year to give their hiring predictions for 2020. We’ll never know how those predictions would have played out had the pandemic not occurred. Now we once again ask ourselves “what will hiring look like next year?” I have expert Michael “Batman” Cohen on the show […]

HR Works COVID-19 Update: Workcations a Growing Trend

We all know that the move to remote work has many implications for the modern workforce. But does remote have to mean from home? Does it have to mean from your state? What about your country? Some countries have special packages that allow US employees to work abroad. In this episode we will explore this […]

HR Works: Employment Attorneys Discuss Legal Landscape Under Biden Administration

The Biden administration will be taking over on January 20, 2021. The administration’s approach to employment law will likely be very different from the current administration’s. Additionally, Executive Orders have played a large role in how employment law is conducted in the United States. What changes can Biden make with his own orders? What direction […]

HR Works COVID-19 Update: What Vaccines Mean for Employers

It has been a few months since we have discussed workplace policies surrounding testing on this podcast. Since that time, testing has become much more widespread and available. Recent news has also offered us perhaps our first breath of fresh air in quite some time: two viable vaccines have been successfully developed. In this episode, […]