Tag: workplace

onboarding

Technology Mishaps Plague Employee Onboarding Process, Finds Survey

As the workplace becomes filled with digitally native workers, i.e. Millennials and Gen Z, companies and organizations would have the best success in retaining this talent pool by offering the technology they desire. Yet, over a third of respondents—in a recent Accountemps survey—say they were met with some sort of technology snafu on their first […]

Erasing the Workplace Stigma of Behavioral Health Conditions

Although our culture has made great strides in recent years in understanding those who struggle with behavioral health conditions, these individuals often face huge challenges in the workplace. Imagine an employee who is suffering in silence with a condition such as depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress disorder, or substance use issues and is struggling with feelings […]

‘Why Are There No HR Professional Role Models?’ and Other Musings

A new generation of HR professionals have already entered the workforce and they bring with them a new set of strategies and sensibilities. Meet Pearlie Oni, Senior Manager of Employee Experience at RedPeg Marketing. In today’s column, we discuss everything from a people-oriented approach to HR to why HR has no apparent role models.

Are You Ready for When an Employee Dies?

A death in the workplace can feel like a death in the family. The following tips may help you navigate the needs of your company and your staff during the difficult time.

Google

The Message in the Medium: Lessons Learned from Google

For years, Google has been playing with fire by encouraging employees to post almost anything on its internal message boards. The company, known as the portal for any inquiry imaginable, brought its open search philosophy in-house, encouraging robust employee discussion on almost any topic, without fear of retaliation.

Trump

Nashville Trump Supporter Fired Over Facebook Post Wins Trial

Government employees enjoy more protection than employees of private-sector companies when it comes to speaking their minds about politics or other matters of public concern outside the workplace. A public employee may not be fired or disciplined for engaging in “constitutionally protected” speech.

ageism

The Plight of the Older Worker: Now Is the Time to Eradicate Ageism in the Workplace

Ageism is conscious and unconscious prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination against people solely based on their age. Although the term is not new—it was coined in 1969 by Robert Neil Butler—its effects are being felt in the workplace more strongly today than ever. As people live longer and stay in the workforce longer, the issue of […]