Did you know that right now, nearly one in seven employees feels unsafe at work, according to a Society for Human Resource Management study conducted earlier this year, and that HR professionals report that violent workplace incidents are up 36% since 2012?
As more states move to legalize marijuana, both recreational and medical, one state and one major city are taking legalization to the next level: by banning preemployment drug testing for tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the active ingredient in marijuana.
According to a recent Data & Society Research Institute study, surveillance inside the modern-day workplace is changing and evolving alongside the development of newer technologies and their ever-expanding capabilities.
Millions of injuries and thousands of deaths occur in the workplace every year, costing the U.S. economy hundreds of billions of dollars. And some experts believe that visual literacy training in the workplace can significantly help bring those numbers down.
On Friday, February 15, 2019, a gunman named Gary Martin shot and killed five of his coworkers, wounded one coworker, and injured five police officers.
The U.S. government experienced a partial shutdown, which ended in late January 2019. The partial shutdown impacted many employees and businesses across the nation, and it cost the economy around $1 billion each week.
Online e-learning and mobile learning are still gaining popularity in the workplace, but it’s important to note that workplace learners still prefer hands-on training and on-the-job training opportunities—even more than digital learning experiences. And research continues to show that blended learning is still critical to the modern-day workplace.
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Background screening is a step in the employment process that involves analyzing past and present details about a prospective employee before hiring. In the past, a background check was not necessary for the hiring process as companies were more concerned about the skills and qualifications of a potential employee. However, due to the drastic changes […]
Employers often use job applications to seek information about candidates’ conviction records. Criminal background checks are often performed before hiring an employee. The reasons for seeking the information seem obvious, but unfortunately, how the information can be used is not.