Many companies are welcoming employees back into the office, but there’s much to do before anyone steps foot back into the workplace. As a leader or an HR manager, it’s important to have a comprehensive plan in place before welcoming your team back.
Whether you like it or not, it’s safe to say the “new normal” may be here to stay, and because of that, your HR and talent acquisition practices are going to have to change in order to keep up.
As states across the country continue to lift their stay-at-home orders, consumers and employees alike are voicing their concerns about returning to businesses and the workplace.
As our family continues to practice social distancing, we are always on the lookout for a new comedy series to take a bit of the bite out of this new normal. We found exactly that in the FX series What We Do in the Shadows, a mockumentary exploring the “lives” of four vampire roommates in […]
There are broad impacts when a major retail business moves to shutter its operations, especially when that business is the size of Circuit City, Borders Books and Music, or Toys “R” Us. In the case of the latter, the rapid closing of the toy giant left 31,000 employees without work and almost 800 properties vacant. […]
Every year, many employers across the country face the question: “What do we do when a hurricane is upon us?” The real question should be whether the company has a plan in place, communicated to employees, to keep workers and their families safe and protect the business and its assets as much as possible. Read […]
Over the past few years, I’ve poured my heart into diversity and inclusion initiatives at Square Root. We’ve added generous parental leave, supported a local STEM education non-profit that benefits young girls called Girlstart, created sensitivity training, and fostered internal communities. With our efforts came a diverse team. We span generations, education levels, genders, sexual […]
Yesterday we looked at some research from Fierce about how well the topics of #MeToo, #TimesUp, and #BlackLivesMatter were discussed at work. Today we are joined by Stacey Engle, EVP at Fierce Conversations to briefly discuss their research.
As a mom to my two-and-a-half year old daughter, Henley, and the Director of People and Culture at Square Root, a fast-growing tech startup, I often find myself facing similar challenges.
Phones across Hawaii lit up at 8:07 a.m. on January 13 with an alert that a ballistic missile was hurtling toward the state. Two minutes later, Governor David Ige learned that the alert had been mistakenly sent. But it took another excruciating 15 minutes before he took to Twitter to clarify that there was “NO […]