Tag: flexibility

Empowering the Next Generation of Women Leaders

Diverse leadership drives successful organizations. Deloitte research suggests companies with an inclusive culture are six times more likely to be innovative and twice as likely to reach financial goals—or surpass those goals. Businesses with more women in senior leadership positions experience greater productivity, higher profitability, and better company performance, according to a new report from […]

More Flexibility with Form I-9 Compliance Expected in 2022

Like nearly all aspects of employment law today, immigration law hasn’t been immune from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The trend is likely to continue throughout 2022, particularly with regard to employment authorization documentation. The federal government is looking to consider additional flexibility for employers working to comply with the requirements.

Nolan Church on the Value of Coaching, Technology, and Failing Forward

Nolan Church, Cofounder and CEO of Continuum, has been involved in the field of human resources (HR) for nearly a decade. For our latest “Faces of HR” profile, we sat down with Nolan to discuss how he got his start in the industry, his biggest influence, as well as his thoughts on best practices and […]

Work Smarter, Not Harder: How Automation Can Improve HR Departments

COVID-19 has left HR departments to deal with many urgent issues over the past 2 years, like the loss of talent and the immediate need to bolster recruitment efforts. While these tasks are time-consuming even in the best of circumstances, the increase in work brought on by the pandemic has HR departments dedicating more efforts […]

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New Leadership Focus: Sleep Leadership

Corporate norms evolve over time; sometimes, these norms are beneficial for workers’ overall well-being, and sometimes, they are detrimental. In general, though, the driving force behind such shifts is the best interest of the companies employing these workers. For example, until fairly recently, putting in long hours at the office was the norm, and those […]

Leaders Must Exhibit Adaptive Capacity in 2022

The pandemic forced businesses to cope with unexpected change and create solutions on the fly. This flexibility will be critical to success in 2022. This article will discuss what adaptive capacity is, why it’s important, and how HR can help leaders overcome obstacles as they embrace it. It’s safe to say that the pandemic completely upturned the business […]

Flexibility Could Widen the Gulf Between White Collar Workers and Others

One of the silver linings of the COVID-19 pandemic has been the way it has served as a catalyst for businesses to experiment with and embrace forms of workplace flexibility that millions of workers have been craving for decades. While many are celebrating what they see as the most significant change in workplace norms in […]

The Three Keys to Successfully Moving to the New World of Work

Before March 2020, the new world of work was slowly making its way into the working world ecosystem. A relatively small number of companies offered flexible work options, and a few more organizations experimented with unique benefits and work environments (cue the Ping-Pong tables and free lunch). The newness of these types of programs made […]

Equality in Expectations of Personal Life Obligations

Workplace flexibility has become increasingly important in recent years. That trend has accelerated in the wake of a pandemic involving illness and a forced shift to remote work for many organizations. More than ever, employees expect some flexibility to leave work early or take a long lunch to run an errand, work remotely, and take […]