Tag: HR Comply

Q&A: A Long Road Ahead to True Diversity

The past few years have seen excellent strides toward diversity across organizations in the United States. However, many issues remain. For example, Amazon’s recruiting algorithm was taken offline last year because it was accidentally creating bias. And, while many organizations are aware of the need for diversity, some don’t seem equipped to act.

How to Use Technology to Manage and Retain Employees

Engagement plays a key role in managing and retaining employees of all ages. As our new research indicates, real-time feedback, socially engaging experiences, and mobile access play a key role in influencing engagement with Millennial, Gen Z, and Baby Boomer members of the workforce. And all of this can be managed more effectively with the […]

Data @Work

While “artificial intelligence” (AI) seems to have replaced “big data” as the overused buzzword in corporate America, the ability to access, aggregate, and assimilate data to aid in better decision-making remains a much more realistic imperative for organizations to tackle. In the new world of digital HR, the deluge of available people-related data has provided […]

Handling Toxic Bosses in the Workplace

As someone who has worked continuously since I was legally able, I’ve had my fair share of terrible bosses—and I’m sure that you have, too. I struggled with the worst one long before I had ever heard of the concept of a hostile work environment or the damaging effects of bad company culture.

5 Cross-Training Lessons from Disney

Disney has very strategic reasons for cross-training its employees, but the practice could apply to any organization looking to improve its workplace culture.

Gender Bias: The Résumé Edition

One of the first steps during a job hunt is to submit a résumé—with your name at the top in big, bold letters. While your work experience and education are the qualities you hope will stand out, there is still a possibility that hiring managers hold on to some biases and mentally rate candidates based […]

Could ‘Workism’ Be Killing Your Culture?

It’s no question that for most of us, what we do and where we do it are key elements of our identity. After all, if we’re working 40 hours per week, that means about half of our waking lives is spent working, and for many professionals, it’s much more—not to mention the amount of time […]

Q&A: The State of Diversity and Inclusion in 2019

Diversity and inclusion are critical to the cultural and fiscal health of any organization, and there are multiple studies that show the advantages of active diversity and inclusion practices. But how many organizations are benefiting from such advantages?

Experts Say Opioid Crisis Results in More Increases in Insurance Claims

Today, we are joined by Julie Stich, CEBS, associate VP of content, at the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. She will be answering some questions about a recent report that it released called Mental Health and Substance Abuse Benefits: 2018 Survey Results.