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Biden’s pick to join EEOC stalls

The nomination of plaintiffs’ attorney Kalpana Kotagal to become an EEOC commissioner hit a speedbump in late May when the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions deadlocked 11-11 on whether to recommend her.

Snapshot: Today’s most in-demand HR skills

These are the skills employers look for when hiring new HR staff.

Is your facility prepared for an active-shooter situation?

The Uvalde, Texas, massacre was especially horrific, but it wasn’t unique. So far in 2022, there have been more than 200 mass shootings in the U.S., according to the Gun Violence Archive. Employers need a plan to mitigate the potential damage in an active-shooter situation, based on these steps.

The HR I.Q. Test: June ’22

Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

How did COVID affect trust in the workplace?

A full 65% of U.S. workers say that trust among their co-workers and management has actually increased since the start of the pandemic, according to a ResumeLab survey of 1,100 workers.

7 in 10 say they adopt a different personality at work

What do people hide most?

Here comes the summer help!

How to welcome, prep and manage those seasonal employees.

Hybrid challenge: HR must innovate to reinforce culture

Seventy-six percent of HR leaders believe hybrid work makes it harder for employees to connect with their organizational culture, according to a recent survey by the Gartner business advisory firm. A February poll of more than 200 HR leaders reveals the most challenging aspect of setting their hybrid strategy is adjusting the current organizational culture to support a hybrid workforce.

OSHA starts covid safety inspections

OSHA will soon begin staging targeted inspections of health-care settings where workers are at high risk of contracting covid-19.

As the office opens, keep the bar closed

A recent Wall Street Journal report says some businesses are tapping kegs and offering free wine to lure employees back and make the workplace feel “a bit more exciting than it did before the pandemic.”