In recent weeks, we’ve seen the strain placed on the American healthcare system by COVID-19. The pandemic has exacerbated an existing problem: There’s not enough care to go around.
For many U.S. employees, “working from home” is the new normal—at least for now. They are working in a whole new way while maintaining productivity and even taking on new roles depending on their industry and the needs of their organization.
In Frankenstein, Mary Shelley said, “Nothing is so painful to the human mind as a great and sudden change.” Ask any HR professional about the last merger, acquisition, or divestiture he or she conducted, and you’ll hear the same thing: Large-scale changes create uncertainty; trust issues; and, as one professional put it, “People issues out […]
Attention HR professionals using Kronos or Ultimate Software: You’re about to get more bang for your buck! The two companies recently announced they would be merging into one massive human capital management (HCM) software solutions company.
Regardless of intellect, education, or industry experience, every employee faces one very real and very concrete limitation: the number of hours in the day. Sure, we could theoretically add additional time at the start and end of an already jam-packed day, but that will only go so far, and sooner or later, it will lead […]
As a southerner raised in Alabama, a “come to Jesus” meeting is the equivalent of a root canal: something you might truly need but would much rather avoid.
HR is an ever-evolving road to finding out what works best for your organization and, most importantly, its people. Finding the best solution is no easy task. It’s too easy to get bogged down by inefficient or frustrating systems and outdated practices and for the “human” element of HR to fall by the wayside. But it doesn’t have to be this way.
Anyone reading this post already agrees with the notion that training and development for employees is extremely important. But the devil is really in the details, and no detail is more important than understanding exactly what your training requires.
Activity-based work environments are beginning to gain real traction inside the modern-day workplace, along with more agile workforces. But what exactly is activity-based work?
Delivering constructive criticism to employees can be a tricky skill to master. To help, a London-based project management training organization, Knowledge Train, offered a food-inspired approach to serve up this type of communication.