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Kanye’s Getting Cancelled: How to Respond to Employees’ Racist Comments

Kanye West’s anti-Semitic comments on Instagram and Twitter have prompted a swift backlash by businesses formerly associated with the rap and fashion mogul. Thus far, West has been dropped by Gap, Balenciaga, Adidas, talent agency CAA, JP Morgan Chase Bank, Vogue magazine, and others. Ye (as the rapper and entrepreneur is now known) is learning […]

Identifying and Addressing Presenteeism in the Workplace

What is Presenteeism?  There has been a lot of talk about the great resignation, but there are issues affecting workers in the workforce such as presenteeism, quiet quitting and productivity theater that should be addressed and relate to employee performance, engagement, and effort. Presenteeism is when an employee is working, but not performing at their […]

How Can HR Leaders Prepare Their Organizations for an Influx of Gen Z in the Workplace?

The oldest members of Generation Z are now hitting their early 20s and beginning to make their mark in the world of work. Gen Z is a unique group with a perspective founded on technology and rapid global change. As such, employers cannot treat them like any other generation—even millennials. Gen Z’s characteristics in the […]

4 Ways for Humanizing Technology for Leaders and Employees

We live in an ever-changing world, and as companies sharpen their focus on technology, a strong understanding and certainty of the users are critical to a successful rollout. Focusing on people is key. As businesses automate and elevate technology, the human aspect requires a deep dive, yet many companies get stuck. If humans are overlooked, […]

With Medical Bills Piling Up, How Can Companies Help Employees?

Healthcare costs for Americans are rising, and along with them is the percentage of medical bills or debt in collections. A common misconception is that health insurance is a panacea for healthcare costs, but that’s simply not true. While health insurance can cover a portion of healthcare costs, many Americans are still in debt from […]

Managing the Human-Digital Workforce of the Future

Even before the pandemic, organizations of all sizes and across industries were embarking on digital transformation journeys. The pandemic shifted these journeys into high gear, especially as remote and hybrid work became (and continues to be) the norm. To be successful in today’s highly competitive and ever-evolving business environment, organizations are turning to automation to […]

Best Practices for Managing “Lumpy” Workloads

There is a stereotype about life in the broader workforce that suggests work is monotonous, boring, and routine drudgery—being paid to do the same thing over and over and over again. While that may be relatively accurate for some gigs, it’s generally too simplistic to capture the true nature of variable workloads in most jobs. […]

It’s Time for HR Pros to Throw Out Résumés and Unstructured Interviews

Workforces and talent pools have changed dramatically in recent years; labor is more mobile than ever, diversity and inclusion have become increasingly vital for all companies, and the recruitment and retention of skilled workers is crucial to remain competitive in the global economy. Meanwhile, employees are demanding greater flexibility, professional development opportunities, and higher wages—all […]

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10 Practices to Overcome the Pitfalls That Divide Teams

Without a doubt, teams in the workplace have the potential to tap into the diverse perspectives that all members bring to the table. This larger pool of information can be helpful in making better decisions within an organization.    Unfortunately, teams often fail to live up to these reasonable expectations. In fact, social sciences literature shows […]