Tag: Work

Incessant Fighting Among Bravo’s Real Housewives Illuminates the Need for Employers to Defuse Drama at Work

I used to really enjoy watching The Real Housewives on Bravo.  The franchise gave a glimpse into the glittering lives of women in Beverly Hills, Atlanta, and other major cities across America (and Dubai).  Unfortunately, over the years, the shows have taken a dark turn. Rather than offering a light-hearted look into the stars’ families and […]

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6 Steps for Employers to Get Ready for Cost Transparency

After years of remaining buried beneath red tape, a federal mandate issued in late 2020 seeks to, at last, bring U.S. healthcare costs into the light of day. Published jointly by three federal agencies, the final Transparency in Coverage Rule aims to allow Americans to more accurately predict their healthcare costs by helping them find […]

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78% of Jobseekers Say They Want to Work for Diverse Companies

Just because there’s a global pandemic taking place doesn’t mean your diversity efforts should take a back seat. New survey findings released by SurveyMonkey reveal jobseeker sentiments on the candidate experience in the hiring process, and one thing is clear: Having a diverse process will be vital in the years ahead.

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Employee Connectivity in the New World of Work

For the last 6 months, organizational leaders and Human Resources practitioners have been deeply committed to reactive practices to figure out how to keep businesses running. The hope (often the assumption) has been that these practices would be short term, just to help us get through the next few months before we return to normal. […]

BLM

Some Employers Struggling with BLM Apparel at Work

The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has sparked significant emotion in the past few months. Ever since the NBA season restarted, TV viewers are seeing the phrase emblazoned on the courts and on some players’ jerseys. What you won’t see on TV are the large employers that have faced significant backlash for attempting to prohibit […]

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COVID-19-Related Mental Health Strain Likely to Increase Workplace Violence

No one is immune from the pandemic, but there are parts of our society that are experiencing greater loss and impact than others. One of the most dangerous effects is also one that is the hardest to identify—that of ideation, often fueled by feelings of injustice, a lack of control, and extreme depression and anxiety.

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What It Takes to Become a Best Place to Work

A common misconception is that an organization becomes a Best Place to Work simply because it offers health care and added benefits and has a rec room set up with ping pong or free coffee and snacks for the taking. In fact, being recognized as a Best Place to Work not only takes a lot […]