Tag: workforce

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How the Tech Industry Must Respond to COVID-19’s Effect on Women in the Workforce

The COVID-19 pandemic has taken its toll on people, organizations, and regions in different ways. But when it comes to the workforce, women have been disproportionately affected. According to a study by McKinsey, women’s jobs have been 180% more vulnerable than men’s due to the weight of unpaid care. Many women are even leaving their […]

Building Employee Resiliency

If 2020 has taught us anything, it’s certainly that life comes with unexpected challenges. Individuals who are resilient are more likely to stay the course and get through life’s challenges, so building this skill can be greatly beneficial. For employers, having resilient employees can be quite beneficial, too. Here are a few reasons workplace resiliency […]

North Pole’s CHRO Says ‘Don’t Let 2020 Defeat You’

The year 2020 has been rough on everyone, and HR departments around the globe have been working tirelessly to take care of their employees and employers. One HR manager in particular—I’ve written about her a few times over the years—is relieved not to have to deal with her company’s holiday party, and I quote: “That’s […]

HR in 2021

2020 fundamentally challenged HR in every imaginable way. Entire organizations shifted to work-from-home models, new and extant technologies were adopted with alarming speed, and the focus on employee safety intensified. Now, the question on everyone’s mind is: What will 2021 bring? We gathered some predictions from a number of experts and are pleased to share […]

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Federal Tax Relief for Employers Impacted by COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended normal life for many Americans. Among other disruptions wrought by the virus, many employers have experienced financial difficulties caused by a disrupted workforce, crippled cash flows, and an overall reduction in revenues.

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Making a Good Virtual Impression

Early impressions are crucial in any relationship, and work is no different. For better or worse, staff’s first impression of a team member, subordinate, or supervisor can have a significant and lasting consequence.