Tag: Helping


Subconscious Bias in Virtual Interviews

With the move toward virtual interviews, hiring managers have to be careful to avoid not only the biases they might encounter during an in-person interview but also a whole new set of potential biases when interviewing someone in their home environment.


Pros and Cons of Offering Employee Loans

Has your organization considered offering employee loans as a benefit? Given the number of people in the United States who live paycheck to paycheck, there are a lot of employees out there who are one emergency away from needing financial assistance in some form.


New WHD Guidance on Families First Coronavirus Response Act

Last week, we discussed the signing of the Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) into law, as well as the revisions it underwent as it went through the legislative process. On March 24 and 26, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) announced its first two rounds of published guidance concerning the […]


ESPP 101

If you’re seeing the headline and asking, “What is ESPP?” you’re not alone. “ESPP” stands for employee stock purchase plan or employee stock purchase program.

Helping the Workforce Through Four Tough Scenarios

Businesses go through tough times, as do the individuals who populate them. Without the right approach from HR representatives and business leaders, things can quickly spin out of control and lead to irreversible damage. Here, we select four challenging scenarios and offer tips and advice on how you can maintain motivation among the workforce.

‘Culture of help’ benefits the company and the individual

by Dan Oswald Early in my publishing career, I took the “assist” part of my editorial assistant job quite literally, and I would volunteer for nearly every task lobbed at my team by our publisher. After one meeting in which I offered to take on a particularly tedious project, a senior colleague stopped by my […]