HR plays a central role in keeping abreast of the constant change that organizations must undergo to survive. Having a strategy for change is critical, but with so many voices out there on how to do that, one can be easily lead astray. With that in mind, we are pleased to celebrate our 100th episode […]
On June 13, 2019, the Trump administration finalized a new rule that allows employers to start offering health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) as soon as January 1, 2020, to employees who enroll in individual health coverage. Formerly, most HRAs had to be “integrated” with group coverage to comply with the Affordable Care Act (ACA).
Last week, HR professionals, recruiters, and L&D pros gathered en masse for BLR’s HR World event. The main event consisted of three smaller events geared toward these three groups. Since it’s Friday, we figured we’d “flashback” to this amazing event with a photo recap of some of the highlights.
How do you qualify employee engagement? This episode’s guest, Chris Meroff, is an employee engagement specialist who believes that not all engagement is created equally. While everyone agrees that engagement is important, the execution of engagement is where employers tend to make mistakes, says Meroff. A successful program addresses the employee’s need for fulfillment. That […]
What happens when an HR professional finds themselves in the middle of a high growth phase at their organization? Do you scale up your HRIS? Do you hire more staff to handle the new employees? How do you maintain culture during such a disruptive time? We aim to answer these questions in episode 98 of […]
Albert Einstein once said: “We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them.” While we all can’t share Einstein’s level of brilliance, we can work to help eliminate problems by developing the proper skills to solve them.
We all know that performance and safety issues surrounding substance abuse in the workplace are big concerns. My guests for episode 98 of HR Works Podcast discuss a much wider range of legal and other challenges surrounding substance abuse. For example, working with your insurance company before obtaining Narcan (the anti-drug for opioid overdoses) to […]
Even if you onboard the best employees, if you don’t train them well (or at all), everything suffers from the employees right down to the bottom line. In episode 96 of HR Works, we are lucky to be joined by learning expert Tanya Staples, VP of Product, Learning Content at LinkedIn. Over 10 years ago, […]
When a workplace lacks civility, it creates fear, anxiety, a lack of transparency, and the whole place descends into a dark place. Our guest in this episode of HR Works specializes in workplace civility training. Colleen Passard is a writer, mediator and coach. She has a Masters in Humanistic Counseling Psychology and is certified in […]
As a recruiter, every spare second of your day counts, which is why you should be using tools and technology to help reduce the time you’re spending on mundane tasks. We asked recruiting expert Mike “Batman” Cohen, founder of Wayne Technologies and RecruitCon 2019 Nashville speaker and emcee, which tools he uses and how they […]