Employers want employees who are loyal and unlikely to leave the organization. Where does having multiple jobs fit into that? Does it mean employees are more likely to stay because they appreciate the flexibility or more likely to go because they have other options?
For years, headlines about work flexibility have touted the idea of offering more options for employees to work remotely. Then COVID hit, and almost everyone who was able to work remotely was thrust into it—ready or not.
An Ohio employee sued after being terminated for self-quarantining because of COVID-19. Although her lawsuit is pending in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Ohio, federal laws do require most employers to provide coronavirus-related leave.
In March, organizations around the country made the decision to send many employees home to work, thinking this would be a temporary situation—a few months at most. But now, as fall draws near, it’s clear that the situation has become far from temporary, with many employers—especially in the tech sector—indicating that employees will have the […]
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.