Month: May 2022

Business leaders, including Human Resources professionals, are always talking about artificial intelligence (AI) these days. While this technology is still relatively new for the masses and is continously advancing, it is starting to become more popular. REPORT: HR Guide to Machine Learning and AI AI is designed to perform tasks that would normally require human
0 Comments
​It is beyond dispute that in different parts of the world—India included—discrimination continues to exist, although constitutional provisions and a number of other laws explicitly prohibit such actions. Several factors such as race, caste, gender, economic status, religion, complexion and other aspects of physical appearance, mental abilities, sexual identity, education, linguistic skills, etc., are used
0 Comments
The most popular TEDTalks focus on a wide range of topics, and a few of them are relevant to Human Resources professionals. None of the most shared TEDTalks revolve around typical HR subjects or talking points. REPORT: Employee Engagement and Experience for the Post-COVID World Instead, they help people expand horizons, consider ways to improve
0 Comments
​The United States and the European Commission (EC) have agreed in principle to a new protocol—the Trans-Atlantic Data Privacy Framework—that would make it easier for companies to transfer personal information, including employee details, from European Union (EU) nations to the U.S. The new framework, announced in March, seeks to address privacy concerns that the EU’s
0 Comments
Paid paternity leave is slow to becoming ubiquitous. A number of major media outlets have cited research by Ball State sociology professor Richard Petts, who found that only 5% of new dads take at least two weeks of parental leave. READ: What Working Parents Want HR to Know Still, some companies are recognizing the role
0 Comments
​On July 7, 2021, the Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) Financial Services Authority (DFSA) released Consultation Paper No. 141 (“CP 141”), proposing the introduction of measures aimed at ensuring a more consistent approach to reporting and recording misconduct by DFSA-regulated entities (the “Whistleblowing Regime”). Changes to the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Regulatory Law 2004
0 Comments
​McDonald’s and Siemens are planning to sell their businesses in Russia, the companies recently announced, the latest companies in a long list of organizations to do so following the invasion of Ukraine. We’ve gathered articles on the news from SHRM Online and other media outlets. McDonald’s Ends Three-Decade Run in Russia McDonalds spent more than
0 Comments
​British Columbia’s (B.C.’s) privacy legislation has typically meant that employers have avoided or limited the collection of demographic data from applicants and employees. However, the province’s recent introduction of the Anti-Racism Data Act signals that change is coming, specifically at the intersection between privacy and human rights law. Employers in British Columbia will want to
0 Comments
​Now more than ever, HR professionals are essential to the growth and health of an organization. As the profession evolves, we are tasked to be multidimensional and ever more creative in our hiring practices, training and development, strategy, and other areas of influence. We are responsible for reaching inward in our organizations, and it is
0 Comments
​Employers must review their artificial intelligence tools to ensure they are not violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), according to new guidance released by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Earlier this month, the EEOC and DOJ each released a technical assistance document warning of the possibility
0 Comments
There was a time when disabled people were left on the sidelines of life and certainly the workplace, but accessibility has brought about change. Although the disabled still face struggles at work, society has made much progress, especially in the last 30 years. READ: HR Guide to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion For years, healthcare professionals
0 Comments
Working parents, particularly moms, have always had it hard in the United States. However, in the last two years of the pandemic, their lives have been turned upside down. Recent surveys have revealed just how challenging working and parenting simultaneously during these tumultuous times has been for families.  READ: What Women Want in an Employer
0 Comments
​The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs recently hosted a virtual roundtable to discuss challenges workers face when re-entering the workforce after periods of unemployment. The session, “Untapped Potential: Reimagining Equity for Workers with Gaps in Employment History,” was the second installment of
0 Comments