As the nation continues to confront a deadly pandemic, a flagging economy, and difficult discussions about social justice, the world of professional sports is stepping in to offer a brief respite from our woes.
Human trafficking, the selling of sex acts for profit, is, in fact, largely supported by actions taken during work hours. To be clear, the majority of those sex acts are not happening in the workplace, but the people who order sex workers often do so while at work.
Months into the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are continuing to experience stress related to living and working in this strange time. For those who are fortunate enough to be able to work from home, the challenge becomes adapting to the dual role our homes must now serve in functioning as environments for both work and […]
HR responsibilities can be more complex than just offering good benefits or a welcoming and supportive office culture. For instance, how can you support working mothers in building their careers as they also raise children?
When shelter-in-place and social distancing orders were first made in March, remote working became a reality for over 80% of U.S. organizations. Millions of workers were forced to work from home for the first time, transforming their personal spaces into offices overnight. Our way of working will never return to what it was before COVID-19, […]
Scripts are common tools in many industries like telemarketing and customer support. They can empower relatively inexperienced teams to quickly start tackling more challenging responsibilities in customer-facing roles.
When COVID-19 hit our economy, workplaces were focused on reacting and responding (often in real time) to address and mitigate the fallout to their business and workforce. The toll on both has been substantial. Every workplace and every worker has been impacted, and industries like retail and hospitality and low- and moderate-income workers have borne […]
The coronavirus crisis continues to impact how we work, making it clear that the situation will not simply return to normal in a few months. Leading companies are looking ahead, anticipating that the recovery will likely be a long journey and planning for a new normal. Organizations are embracing technologies that enable team members to […]
Earlier this week, the annual Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Talent Conference and Expo kicked off virtually, and while attendees weren’t able to enjoy the Florida sunshine or visit Disney World’s vast theme park after conference hours, they were able to enjoy the multiple sessions SHRM had to offer online.
The rapid global spread of COVID-19 has led governments around the globe to place restrictions on human interaction. Even state and national governments that haven’t made isolation or quarantine mandatory have discouraged large gatherings and encouraged people to practice social distancing.