Since the COVID-19 pandemic started, employers have struggled to understand the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) position on cloth face coverings and surgical masks, specifically whether the agency requires or recommends their use and whether they constitute personal protective equipment (PPE).
Millennials are no longer “taking over”; the majority of this generation is already in the workplace, and they’re here to stay. As Millennials get older, having meaningful learning opportunities to help improve their careers will make or break any employer trying to retain this talent pool.
Financial pressure is mounting for organizations to open back up, expand service, and bring their employees back to the workplace. But how do employers feel about reopening before the pandemic is under control? What steps are they taking to ensure their employees and customers alike are safe?
Given the unprecedented nature of the pandemic, Human Resources professionals and recruiters may be left wondering how to reintroduce employees to the workplace once the dust has settled. This can seem like a challenging endeavor, given the upheaval and generalized anxiety caused by the global crisis.
Earlier in June, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) issued new guidance concerning the use of COVID-19 antibody testing. Relying on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) interim guidelines, the EEOC affirmatively stated employers cannot require COVID-19 antibody testing before permitting employees to reenter the workplace.
By now, your company or organization is making efforts to bring workers back on the job as states and cities lift stay-at-home orders and start phasing in the “relaunch” of the American economy.
If you have asked your employee to do more with less, you are not alone. As organizations laid off and furloughed workers, they also struggled to keep revenue streams open. That meant doing as much work as possible with as few resources as possible. Recent research shows that the effect on employees has been stacking […]
In a world that is increasingly powered by data, the ability to access, interpret, and glean insights from those data is critical. Unfortunately, that ability is scarce among workers around the world, and the data gap is widening, according to research from Accenture and Qlik.
In any organization, there is information that should not or cannot be shared liberally. It could be information about private personnel matters, sensitive financial data, or trade secret information, for example.
Businesses are beginning to reopen, and I’m sure many folks are excited to get back into the swing of things. Working remotely is part of our DNA at Articulate, so our employees were better prepared than most for the shelter-in-place orders prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. But even we struggled to find a new normal […]