In a recent article, we looked at the pros and cons of letting soon-to-be-departing employees work the duration of their notice period or whether it’s better to cut ties quickly. Of special concern to many HR managers is whether waiving the notice period can somehow be considered discriminatory. Coincidentally, the Iowa Court of Appeals just […]
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COVID-19 has disrupted the entire world, changing industries and disrupting supply lines. Human Resources is at the forefront of these disruptions, as HR managers strive to innovate new processes to meet the needs of the workers they manage. These changes are likely to last a long time as the world shifts to business in the […]
In the past, one method of recruiting talent was via career fairs, but now that the coronavirus pandemic has ushered in a new age of social distancing, how can you host a job fair while keeping your recruiters and candidates safe?
Where in the world are your employees located? Do you know where they have been or where they need to be?
While commonly associated with headaches, migraine can be so much more debilitating and include light and sound sensitivity, severe nausea, and a range of other symptoms that can make those experiencing them shut down for anywhere between a few hours and a few days. HR managers should be particularly vigilant in addressing this issue in […]
Conflicts in the workplace invite immediate action and swift resolution. I recently spoke to a couple of experts who disagree with that approach.
As an HR manager, you are probably keenly aware of competitive salary rates for your employees. But what about your salary? Where are the best jobs in HR, and which ones pay the most? A recent analysis sought to answer these questions. The analysis—called Where Are HR Managers Making the Most?—was recently released by Simply […]
Policy enforcers, company watchdogs, the people responsible for firing workers—HR professionals get a bad rap, and new survey findings reveal that employees don’t hold this department in high regard.
One skill any great HR and people ops leader should have is being able to roll out information in a way that people notice it, remember it, and apply it. In the world of cognitive psychology, we call these attention, retention, and transfer skills.
HR professionals have worked hard to earn their place in strategic discussions. However, they are often viewed as lesser than other departments when it comes to the importance given to their ideas related to company strategy and helping achieve organizational goals.