Workflow Technology Helps People Managers Be More Effective

​Workplace stress is on the rise, and people managers are feeling the pressure. Managers are tasked with delivering business outcomes and developing their employees. The job can be stressful during the best... Read more »

Viewpoint: How One Company’s New Wellness Program Took Off

​Corporate wellness programs can range from free-flowing to highly structured, and the rewards can vary from getting a free T-shirt to winning a medal in a marathon. The most telling measure of... Read more »

Disability Bias Claim Remains After Workers’ Compensation Decision

​Takeaway: A claim for discrimination based on a workplace injury or the filing of a workers’ compensation claim does not examine the same issues as a claim for disability bias under California’s... Read more »

Viewpoint: To Get People Back in the Office, Make It Social

​Editor’s Note: SHRM has partnered with Harvard Business Review to bring you relevant articles on key HR topics and strategies. While people around the world have been returning to restaurants, concerts and travel, there’s... Read more »

Feelings of Psychological Safety Differ Among Onsite, Remote and Hybrid Workers

​There is a difference among onsite workers and their remote or hybrid colleagues in how psychologically safe they feel at work, according to a survey of nearly 4,000 U.S. workers. One-fourth of... Read more »

Dress Codes Evolve Following Pandemic

​As more employees return to worksites, some employers are rethinking their dress codes. That doesn’t mean giving up dress codes entirely, but handling violations can be tricky. “COVID changed the workplace and... Read more »

Study: Flirtatious Behavior Not Always So Innocent

​Who’s most likely to initiate sexual banter at work? Offer up flirty comments? Exude seemingly charming behavior laced with innuendo? Most often it’s a man holding a less powerful position—who describes himself... Read more »

Return-to-Workplace Uptick Closely Tied to Use of Hybrid Schedules

​More workers are coming back to the workplace. The Wall Street Journal reports the return rate in major cities is the highest—nearly half of prepandemic levels—since COVID-19 forced most businesses to close... Read more »

Changes to Posting Requirements for New Jersey Employers

​The New Jersey Division on Civil Rights (DCR) recently published final regulations that change the content of certain required notifications New Jersey employers must provide to employees. In recognition of today’s remote... Read more »

Check-Ins, Continual Listening Can Calm Employee Anxiety

​It is amazing what an HR generalist can learn by simply walking through the workplace once a week to check in with the staff. Mary Kay Kirgis, human resources generalist at Crescent... Read more »
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