Our subject for this installment of our ongoing series on chief diversity officers and other diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) leaders is someone who says she was “born into” the field of diversity and inclusion (D&I). Ilina Ewen, Director of Corporate Social Responsibility at Samet Corporation, a North Carolina-based construction firm, has leveraged her […]
Tag: Work/ Life
This year has continued to bring many of us closer to the pain, suffering and exhaustion of those experiencing burnout and compassion fatigue. There is no doubt that 2021 has been filled with additional challenges. At this point, burnout and compassion fatigue has expanded into many aspects of our lives. Even if you experienced burnout […]
Over the past several months, workplaces and their staff have learned new ways of working together. In many situations, they’ve had to adapt quickly to remote work, finding creative ways to continue the connections they need to remain productive and effective. And by and large, they’ve been surprised to find that a hybrid environment can […]
As the COVID-19 pandemic began to recede early in summer 2021, employers around the country started to firm up their plans for a return to the office after over a year of large-scale remote work. While the emergence of the Delta variant has paused or delayed many of those plans, a significant number of employers […]
Editor’s note: Throughout the week, we’ll be featuring exclusive insights into the world of corporate culture. Employee engagement plays a vital role in your organization’s culture as it helps retain top talent. This article will provide tips for helping you improve engagement and retain workers.
Modern offices first took off during the Industrial Revolution, when a sudden surge of new industries required centralized workplaces to transact business—most of it paper-based.
On September 22, 2020, the federal Department of Labor (DOL) released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) regarding rules for employers to follow when classifying a worker as an independent contractor or an employee under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).
Globalization brings the opportunity for companies to join the global market, diversify, and hire from a wider pool of talent, but it also comes with a variety of challenges.
For most career-driven women who are also proud members of a family, maintaining a proper work/life balance can feel like an uphill battle. To say that things have gotten exponentially more difficult during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic—a time when women have to be professionals; caregivers; and, in many cases, full-time educators for their kids—is a […]
High employee churn rates are a major pain point for many HR professionals as businesses and workplaces enter into a big season of change. High churn rates were already a concern due to financial implications (replacement costs typically range from one-half to two times an employee’s annual salary) and their known detrimental effects on operational […]