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HR-related measures on the budget bill chopping block

As the White House and Congress try to trim down the $3.5 trillion “Build Back Better” budget reconciliation legislation, several employment-law initiatives could be eliminated.

The HR I.Q. Test: October ’21

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

How to be viewed as a problem solver in HR

When it comes to measuring your effectiveness as an HR partner, being perceived as an innovative and creative problem solver will likely result in more frequent invitations to the decision­makers’ table. To be viewed as a problem solver, these actions are recommended.

SHRM 2021 Conference: Lessons Learned

Here are some nuggets of wisdom from speakers at the recent Society for Human Resource Management annual conference, HR’s largest gathering of the year.

Employee activism on the rise: How to react

U.S. employers are facing a new age of employee activism as workers in all sizes of companies—both union and nonunion—challenge their employers on social, cultural and moral issues.

Push the self-care button, and hard

Attending to the staff’s well-being when you’re barely getting through yourself.

The HR I.Q. Test: September ’21

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

For good employee relations, ask ‘What would Ted Lasso do?’

Ted Lasso is everything we need right now to help right the askew ships of our collective psyche. The following Ted-isms sum up the philosophy of Ted Lasso.

The HR I.Q. Test: August ’21

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

Return to work brings challenge, opportunity

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.