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The HR I.Q. Test: May ’21

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

Post-pandemic, onboarding must build company culture

The pandemic has laid bare the shortcomings of traditional new-hire onboarding practices, according to researchers at the Gartner business advisory firm.

The HR I.Q. Test: April ’21

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

Horror tales have value

Every group has its horror stories—those tales of the bad customer, the bad boss or just the bad day that people still shake their heads at long after the original situation is over. Dig into them for details, and you can add to your group’s shared knowledge and culture.

The HR I.Q. Test: March ’21

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

The HR I.Q. Test: February ’21

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

Using emojis in the workplace: A terrible idea?

There’s a clear generational divide over whether it’s appropriate to use emojis in work communication.

5 issues HR leaders must confront in 2021

As HR leaders continue to address organizational changes caused by the coronavirus pandemic, the Gartner business advisory firm has identified five future-of-work decisions HR must tackle this year.

Before rejecting an idea, ask 2 questions

Let’s say an employee presents an interesting idea for changing a departmental procedure, but your first impression is that it won’t work. Hold off slamming the door on the idea. Instead, take a few minutes or schedule some time later to investigate the idea with its originator—you may end up with an idea you can use.

Biden to issue freeze on latest Trump HR regs

President-elect Joe Biden plans to act fast to pump the brakes on last-minute Trump administration regulations affecting HR.