Tag: HR

FMLA

FMLA is Required HR Knowledge

Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) leave is a more complex topic than it may seem. Basically, for any eligible employee at a covered employer, up to 12 weeks of leave must be provided each year for a qualifying event or events. This may seem fairly straightforward, but administering FMLA leave can be fairly complicated.

Interview

How HR Can Address Staff Redundancies with Tact and Diplomacy

The pandemic is causing leaders to navigate a broad range of interconnected issues that span from keeping their employees and customer safe, shoring up cash and liquidity, reorienting operations, and navigating complicated government support programs. Add to this the effects of fluctuating global financial markets, increased competition across multiple sectors, and recent unrest caused by […]

Top HR Pro at PepsiCo Shares Her Pandemic Experience, Advice for New HR Pros

Since the pandemic began, I’ve been wondering how HR personnel at large organizations have handled themselves, especially those who have a full complement of remote and frontline employees. It’s my pleasure to share with you all today a recent interview with Andrea Ferrara, CHRO for PepsiCo Beverages North America at PepsiCo.

hiring

Despite Increasing COVID-19 Cases, 2021 Hiring Forecasts Look Positive

“Can we just go back to normal?” is probably a question you’ve asked yourself repeatedly throughout the pandemic, and if so, you aren’t alone. This “new normal” we’ve been forced into is getting old, and while we’ve all made great strides in adapting, people all over the world are craving some semblance of “normal.”

Feedback

Gathering and Using New Hire Onboarding Feedback

Onboarding new employees is one of the most critical functions of HR and training departments. Whatever their impressions, insights, or knowledge of the hiring company before their start dates, new employees’ onboarding is their first in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at how the company operates—its culture, internal tools, processes, etc.

career

Is It a Job, a Career, or a Calling?

People expect more from work than ever before: paychecks, benefits, perks, support, growth, flexibility, community, purpose, and more. Fortunately for HR and people leaders, this signals a sensational opportunity for differentiated employee experiences that attract, support, challenge, and retain individuals. The question is: How?

engagement

Keeping Employees Engaged During Furlough

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on individual companies has been largely dependent on the industry in which a company does business. While white-collar industries have largely been able to maintain a semblance of business as usual through remote work and online retailers have been doing quite well in many cases, the hospitality industry has […]

collaboration

Remote Recruiting Is Here for Good

HR departments can optimize their remote recruiting and hiring efforts. As work from home has been implemented into many companies’ new remote work policies, it is still important for HR teams to keep their recruiting process running smoothly, even from a distance. Recruiters and hiring managers can utilize remote recruiting steps to ensure their operations are efficient and effective and provide an overall great candidate experience.

Trust and Transparency Are Key for Empowering Employees to Be Productive

Trust, empathy, and communication were discussed throughout our Corporate Culture Week, as these three elements are vital for creating a great culture within your organization. Today’s guest takes it one step further and explains why you need to throw transparency into the mix.