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HR Works: HR’s Role in Suicide Prevention

Note: National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-8255 The topic of this episode is a difficult one, but one that is very important in the context of employee mental health: suicide. What does HR do when an employee threatens suicide? What if they attempt it? What if they succeed? These troubling circumstances are more than a “maybe.” […]

HR Works COVID-19 Update: Immigration Freeze Part 2

Last week we began discussing the Trump Administration’s immigration freeze and what that means for employers with Jacob M. Monty, managing partner and founder of Monty & Ramirez LLP. We discussed furloughs and layoffs affecting the status of foreign national workers, details about the freeze itself, and more. This week we finish that talk and […]

HR Works COVID-19 Update: Immigration Freeze Part 1

As you may be aware, the Trump Administration recently announced a 60-day suspension of immigration to the United States. The freeze is said to prevent green card workers from moving to the U.S. but will allow temporary workers on non-immigrant visas to enter. Today we will discuss the consequences of the ban for U.S. employers. […]

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HR Works: A Close Look at Working From Home

In this episode we discuss the new remote workforce. Most of us that remain employed do so from our homes. This has created a host of new problems. That includes people having to setup their home offices that didn’t have the technology or space to do so. People are working alongside their children, pets, and […]

HR Works COVID-19 Update: The FFCRA Part 2

Welcome to the second weekly episode of HR Works: COVID-19 Update. Going forward, will be publishing these shorter episodes every week with the goal of covering employment law issues surrounding COVID-19. For this second episode we are pleased to have our returning guest, employment attorney Jonathan Mook, of DiMuroGinsberg PC, with us. We discuss more details […]

HR Works COVID-19 Update: The FFCRA Part 1

Welcome to the first weekly episode of HR Works: COVID-19 Update. We will be publishing these shorter episodes every week with the goal of covering employment law issues surrounding COVID-19. We are pleased to have employment attorney Jonathan Mook, of DiMuroGinsberg PC , with us today to discuss the Families First Coronavirus Response Act, or the […]

HR Works: Applying Paramedic Concepts to HR

Rare is the HR professional that was formerly a firefighter paramedic and hazardous materials engineer. One such individual found that much of what he learned in his former careers gave him the tools he needed to meet the many challenges that he faced as an HR professional. Taylor Bradley is the Director, HRBP of Global […]

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HR Works: The Résumé Black Hole

In this episode of HR Works we tackle the so-called résumé black hole: the place where job applicants’ resumes vanish to without hiring managers ever seeing them. What is this mysterious place? Why does it exist? And most importantly: is it really doing anyone any good? We have two experts with us to speak about […]

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HR Works: Fighting Harassment Means Having Uncomfortable Conversations

If you want to combat sexual harassment in a meaningful way, you have to get comfortable having uncomfortable conversations. In fact, a major reason sexual harassment in the workplace still takes place has to do with the culture of silence that surrounds it. Additionally, if your employees are not trained to handle situations as they […]