Note: Jessie was an HR Works Podcast 5-Minute Friday guest. Listen to that here. I was recently speaking with Jessie Lajoie, People Operations Lead at Doodle, an international organization. Lajoie is stationed in Berlin, Germany, where employment laws differ greatly than in the United States and have a strong focus on protecting the employee. It […]
Let the great re-hiring commence! As businesses and organizations across the United States continue to open back up and bring workers back on, a new report has discovered that small businesses (SMB) employing 1-10 workers are hiring back furloughed employees at the highest rate of all SMBs.
There are so many paths to HR, and each brings with it a different set of strengths and skills that can complement the people-oriented role. Today’s guest began in IT as a developer. His time in that field has helped him bring technical savvy and a love of numbers to the role.
Since March 2020, employers around the world have been navigating a changing landscape, shifting from office work to remote work overnight, adjusting IT and cybersecurity measures, and learning what new skills are needed to survive in this new normal.
Given the global coronavirus pandemic, one would assume this would be the cause for the high turnover across the United States. However, according to a new report, job dissatisfaction is one of the reasons employees left the workforce in 2020.
It isn’t any secret that immigration issues have been a hot topic in employment for the last several years. One such issue involved the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, commonly referred to as “DACA.” A recent U.S. Supreme Court case shed some light on that program for employers—for now. Here are the details.
Infertility is a rising problem in the United States, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). With many employees undergoing fertility treatments, there are concerns it will affect their jobs and make it difficult for them to take time off from work. One big question is, “Am I protected if I […]
The COVID-19 pandemic may have permanently changed the future of work. From banking to insurance and the legal industry, employers have embraced remote work for employees. Before March 2020, many companies allowed only a select few people to work remotely—typically exempt employees who travel. Now, they’re permitting more employees to work from home.
Though the coronavirus rages on throughout the United States, many states have begun opening their economies. Researchers have been trying to understand how that has impacted employers across the country and what things look like now.
As coronavirus cases surge across the United States, contact tracers are in higher demand than ever. In fact, it is predicted that as many as 300,000 contact tracer positions will be needed this year alone, and hiring a qualified group of individuals will be no easy feat—these individuals will be critical to containing the spread.