Month: October 2022

Remote work is a popular subject with Human Resources leaders gathering around the virtual water cooler. Most people in business have discussed the future of remote work ad nauseum. However, recently, headlines have focused on what’s going to happen to remote work in the next decade. WATCH: Corporate Learning EMEA  The New York Post warns
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​The number of cases heard by an employment tribunal involving allegations of workplace bullying had increased 44 percent over the 12 months preceding March 2022, according to a July report by the London-based boutique employment law firm Fox & Partners. The firm’s research showed an increase from 581 to 835 in the number of bullying
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Introduction Few events in history have altered the relationship between employees and employers or how people view work and complete the tasks involved like the coronavirus pandemic. Along with that has come the need for new skills, processes, business models and technology that will increase organizational agility and adaptability for the future. Automation is expected
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​Two associate directors at Villanova University discussed the link between emotionally intelligent leadership, inclusive work-family culture and overall employee well-being on Oct. 26 at the SHRM INCLUSION 2022 conference in San Diego. Bethany Adams, SHRM-SCP, has more than 15 years of experience in HR and education. Before she worked in academia, Adams served as an HR
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Nostalgia for the summer reading list and HR Book Club on LinkedIn lingers. After all, fall brings with it a chill in the air, the scent of newly sharpened pencils as people return to school, and opportunities for learning and development. Books play a major role in expanding the mind.  WATCH: Corporate Learning EMEA In
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​The SHRM Research Institute and Boston College released preliminary findings from new research about equity in the workplace on Oct. 25 at the SHRM INCLUSION 2022 conference in San Diego. The joint report, National Study of Workplace Equity: Identifying the Root Causes of Inequity in the Workplace, details possible causes of racial, ethnic and gender
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​A panel of diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) experts discussed the successes and failures of DE&I strategies on Oct. 25 during the SHRM INCLUSION 2022 conference in San Diego. The session began with a discussion about effective DE&I strategies. LaQuenta Jacobs, chief diversity officer of transportation company XPO Logistics Inc. in Marietta, Ga., said it
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​Labor market data shows that people with disabilities are back to work at pre-pandemic employment levels after being disproportionately laid off during the pandemic. But these workers remain a largely untapped talent pool, still seek to feel fully included in the workplace, and contend with a lack of accessibility and other accommodations. As National Disability
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​Employers can create workplaces that welcome members of the military as they transition into civilian life, urged Omari Faulkner, president and CEO of strategic communications company Blue Fire Fed in Washington, D.C., speaking Oct. 24 during the SHRM INCLUSION 2022 conference in San Diego. Faulkner, an active public affairs officer for the U.S. Navy Reserve,
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​Federal data shows that the number of people with disabilities finding employment is increasing. Disability advocates credit the rise in remote work. In October, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ monthly report on employment revealed that about 5.7 million disabled individuals ages 16 to 64 were employed the previous month. This is a jump of
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​About 1 in 4 women and 1 in 9 men experience domestic violence, also called intimate partner violence (IPV), during their lifetime, according to the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence. IPV includes committing physical violence, psychological bullying or stalking by an intimate partner. Domestic violence isn’t limited to the home. The Centers for Disease Control
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Introduction On-demand pay, also known as earned wage access, is a practical benefit that can help employees survive financial hardships, especially when emergencies arise. Employers hire a third-party service to provide employees money they have earned ahead of the allotted pay check distribution period. Employees can avoid overdraft fees, late fees, or high-interest loans, and
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