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Workers, executives view their organizations differently

08/10/2021
As employers implement their future-of-work strategies, including decisions around hybrid work and increased flexibility, a gap is emerging between executive and employee perceptions about the future of the workplace experience, according to research by the Gartner business advisory firm.

Snapshot: What’s the best thing about being promoted?

08/10/2021
Frankly, we’re surprised more money doesn’t rate even higher!

SHRM survey: Bosses look down on remote employees

08/10/2021
A full 67% of supervisors of remote workers surveyed by the Society for Human Resource Management consider them more replaceable than on-site workers.

Vaccine mandates on the rise; how to respond

08/05/2021
The dramatic spike in COVID cases this summer—fueled by the powerful Delta variant—is leading more employers to rethink their hesitancy about vaccine mandates.

Snapshot: Top issues employees don’t think HR can fix

08/03/2021
Employees have generally low expectations about HR’s ability to solve these workplace problems.

Vaccine mandates, masks get federal backing

08/03/2021
A pair of federal government measures has private-sector employers reconsidering policies to keep workers safe from covid-19.

The HR I.Q. Test: August ’21

08/01/2021
Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

Return to work brings challenge, opportunity

07/29/2021
Here’s a shocking survey result: When remote workers were asked whether they wanted to return to their pre-pandemic workplaces rather than continue to telework, almost 40% said they would rather quit than resume their commute to the old office. The percentage is even higher for millennials and members of Generation Z.

OSHA summer safety alert: Prevent heat illness at work

07/27/2021
Across much of the country, this summer has been brutally hot. In many areas, the National Weather Service predicts unusually warm weather will continue into the fall. Heat-related illness can be deadly. Remind supervisors to protect workers by following these simple safety recommendations from OSHA.

Use negotiation skills to ease return to work

07/27/2021
To frame conversations about returning to in-person work, take your cue from negotiation experts. Andres Lares, managing partner at Shapiro Negotiations Institute in Baltimore, advises the following approach.