Fall is much more than Pumpkin Spice and Open Enrollment.
Fall is much more than Pumpkin Spice and Open Enrollment.
Demographic changes in the workforce are having a profound impact on employers as the number of workers ages 55 and older continues to grow.
Politics is a sensitive subject in any setting. Today, disagreements seem even more polarizing and divisive, even at work. How much political speech is too much at work? Can expressing a political opinion hurt your career?
Will automation take away jobs? This is the question that many are asking as we hear more about the continuous advances in technology that are transforming the workplace.
Human resources leaders have had a front-row seat to the rapidly changing world of work: from the evolving worker-employer relationship and the adoption of new technologies, to addressing the widening skills gap and the trend of flexible working arrangements. As their jobs become more complex, HR leaders are uniquely positioned to play a central role in revolutionizing their respective businesses.
There are planned retirements.
There are unexpected retirements.
And, then — hold my drink — there’s Vontae Davis’s retirement.
“Never heard of it. Never seen it.”
Vontae Davis played ten seasons in the National Football League, most recently for the Buffalo Bills.
We're joined by Karlyn Borysenko, Principal and Founder of Zen Workplace in the greater Boston, MA area. We talk about her journey to Organizational Psychology, the main issues her clients are having in the workplace, and about her book, "Zen Your Work," which will be released September 25, 2018.
There are two adages familiar to every organization is: time is money, and change is inevitable. The interesting thing is that these truisms are connected—change doesn’t happen without an investment of time. If an organization’s leadership is unwilling to invest the time it takes to properly address the needs, ideas, and priorities of the business to execute change, then the change is likely doomed to fail.
We're joined by Chris Orozco, Team Member Relations Manager with Win-River Resort & Casino in Redding, CA. We talk about how he first got into HR, being genuine online, what he wants to do when he grows up, and Wendy gets a kick out of Chris' favorite music.
I was reading an article that appeared in an online newspaper called Vox. The article, I spoke to hundreds of American men who still can’t find work, written by Andrew L. Yarrow, took the tack that many men are unemployed because of “society.” As I read the article example after example talked about men who had made bad decisions in their lives and were making little attempt to alter those decisions.
Many of us have read through FMLA paperwork describing things we can do to assist our employees with acute or chronic pain. These instructions may ask us to pad the floor by their desks or give extended breaks to allow employees to rest their impacted area(s) of pain.
As the world’s largest HR professional association, the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), believes there is clearly a nexus between U.S. education policy and the workplace. In principle, SHRM supports better alignment between education and employment—the “two Es” as we call it.
Q: My elderly father is in poor health and has recently come to live with us. We are empty nesters and both still work full time.
These last few weeks have hosted spirited conversations around Employee Engagement. The stars aligned, articles appeared and SHRM #Nextchat hosted the HR Bartender - Sharyln Lauby who also offered suggestions.
On September 12, @shrmnextchat chatted with Women in HR Tech Chair, Jeanne Achille (@jeanneachille) and presenters Cecile Alper-Leroux (@cecilehcm), Alys Scott (@AlysWhistleHill) and Katharine Mobley (@KatharineMobley) about Women in HR Technology and how HR can work inside and outside their organizations to attrac
Many employers have no-fault attendance control policies. Stated generally:
We’ve probably all heard the comment that technology is just a tool, meaning it’s a device used to carry out a particular function. Totally makes sense. We use technology to communicate, make purchases, learn new things, etc. So, technology is a tool.
Not too long ago, women who worked in the technology industry or in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) careers would tell you that they were often the only female in the room. And it was uncomfortable.
This summer SHRM celebrated a record-breaking 2018 Annual Conference and Exposition in Chicago.
I've been a fan of Simon Sinek for years, and as such, I am subscribed to get a daily e-mail with a pearl of wisdom. I typically share these on various social media channels as I feel that great content and little tidbits that make you think are better shared than hoarded.
We're here to put a dent in the universe. Otherwise, why else even be here? ~ Steve Jobs
With the 2018 HR Technology Conference upon us, all my friends are abuzz...... !
What new technology is coming?
What's developing in the AI, Bot and Big Data spaces?
What are the new buzzwords?
Are the old vanguards still relevant?
There has never been a greater need to talk about what’s happening in the world of work. Workplace issues are more than headlines; they have real-life impact on employees and employers every day.
This weekend, I witnessed my world through the eyes of an almost four year old girl. These lessons know no age limits and can work within your HR Teams. Please read on…
Who knew a park around the corner, a swimming pool, sidewalk chalk, markers and coloring books could create such joy, giggles and stories?
We're joined by Ben Eubanks, Principal Analyst with Lighthouse Resarch & Advisory in Huntsville, AL and host of the "We're Only Human" podcast. In this mega sized episode, Ben shares his passion for our profession, how AI is really changing HR, how he gets everything done with a young family at home, and Jon tells the story of how they first met (trust us, you won't believe it).
Many will tell you that recruiting is the most important function in an organization because it’s where potential new employees meet an entire organization for the very first time—and through one person. Recruiters and HR are tasked with creating smart strategies that will attract and win the hearts and minds of the people their organizations need to grow and thrive.