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Bar offensive speech from social media

We live in the era of social media, where a shared opinion can quickly spread from a handful of contacts to millions. A post some view as offensive can have immediate consequences, turning into a public relations nightmare for the poster’s employer.

DEI efforts soar post-pandemic

Ninety-three percent of HR leaders view diversity, equity and inclusion as more critical now than three years ago, according to a Sept. 29 report from Heidrick & Struggles. In 2019, that number was 20%.

OSHA seeks input on whistleblower program

OSHA will hold a virtual meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2022, to solicit public comments and suggestions related to their Whistleblower Protection Program.

Snapshot: Workers at small businesses feel valued

While employee dissatisfaction rates are up across the board, a new survey shows that’s not the case at many small businesses compared to their cohorts at larger organizations.

Why so many HR employees are quitting

New data from LinkedIn reveals a disturbing trend. As part of the Great Resignation, HR has the highest turnover of all job functions, with a quit rate of 15% over the last 12 months.

The HR I.Q. Test: October ’22

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

Employees worry about catching covid at work

As employers continue to wrestle with return-to-office policies, a third of workers say they harbor moderate to significant concern about being exposed to the coronavirus at work.

Welcome to the metaverse

Six trends are driving the use of metaverse technologies and will continue to drive its use over the next three to five years, according to Gartner, Inc.—including employee onboarding.

Give your employees a stress check

Around one in three people believe their happiness has been impacted by work stress, according to a recent study conducted by Talkspace in conjunction with the Harris Poll.

4 reasons to take a hard look at business ethics

Because of the complexity and diversity of opinions on how to define business ethics, many leaders may be tempted to leave the debate of ethical issues to business school classes. However, a company that fails to think about its ethical standards may regret it. Here, we look at four reasons why business ethics needs to be discussed inside every organization.