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America’s Workforce is Aging, and That Could Be Good News

It’s true, none of us is getting any younger. But what’s especially interesting is that our workforce is becoming significantly older. In fact, it’s projected that by the year 2030, the number of people 65 years or older in the U.S. will represent 20% of the U.S. population, and many of them will still be […]

Better with age: legal issues with the aging American workforce

by Allison B. Wannop It is undeniable that the American workforce is getting older or, shall we say, more mature. In The Aging U.S. Workforce, the Stanford Center on Longevity estimates that by 2020, workers 55 and older will make up a quarter of the U.S. labor force, up from 13% in 2000. As the […]

Tips for leveraging inclusiveness for a more productive workforce

Employers are always searching for ways to empower their employees to do their best work. They invest in training to help workers gain skills, and they develop policies designed to keep the workplace running smoothly, but other components—cultivating cultural intelligence and fostering an environment of inclusiveness—may be overlooked.   Simma Lieberman, a diversity and inclusion/culture change […]

Tips for Managing a Reduced Workforce Cutting Corners to ‘Save a Buck’ Can Cost Millions Down the Line

by Warren Nelson and Karl Lindegren, Fisher & Phillips, LLP  In today’s tough economy, employers worldwide have been forced to shed key personnel in order to minimize costs. Companies large and small have reduced their workforce by drastic numbers, many left with no choice but to lay off valued employees. However, in the wake of […]

Distributed Workforces Can Create a Strategic Advantage or Compliance Nightmare

It might seem counterintuitive to think your employees have become more mobile in a time when most of us have been stuck at home for days on end. But in reality, the number and types of employees potentially crossing borders, both local and international, have increased exponentially. The shift to remote work brought on by […]

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How HR Teams Can Leverage Data to Prepare for the Hybrid Workforce

It’s hard to believe we’re almost a year into the pandemic, which also means a year of working from home. Working from home has taught us many lessons about productivity, efficiency, employee resilience, and company culture. It’s also taught us that supporting employees in a hybrid setting comes with new challenges and complexities. As we […]

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2021 Is the Year to Invest in Your Frontline Workforce

While everyone was counting down the days until the ending of 2020, leading analysts were saying companies need to start 2021 with a clear, compelling message to employees. Workers want the new year to go better than the previous tumultuous one, and it’s up to employers to communicate how.

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Managing New Cases of PTSD in the Workplace

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profoundly negative impact on behavioral health in the United States. Early evidence of this includes huge increases in the number of calls to the federal Disaster Distress Hotline and local suicide hotlines; large upturns in the number of prescriptions filled for anxiety, depression, and insomnia; increased alcohol consumption; and […]

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Get Ready for 2021: Leveraging HR Tech for the Remainder of the Pandemic and Beyond

HR is business critical, and I don’t just mean payroll and benefits. Deloitte Digital’s “2020 Human Capital Trends Report,” which draws on the insights of nearly 9,000 survey respondents from 119 countries, recognizes HR as a “core piece of the organizational fabric” and a driving force in shaping the future of the enterprise and the […]