communication

10 Resources for HR Departments to Foster a More Diverse Workplace

Fostering a just and equal work environment means more than a diversity seminar once a quarter. It takes work to cultivate a truly inclusive environment for all employees. Here are ten resources to help you get started. College & University Professional Association for Human Resources ...

Can Companies Require Their Employees To Pass A COVID-19 Test Before Returning To Work?

As the country gradually begins to reopen, organizations loosen their teleworking mandates, and employees return to the office, it may be tempting for companies to pick up where they left off and consider COVID-19 a non-concern. But for HR teams, the workplace challenges presented by the ...

How To Manage On-Site Employees During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As we continue to self-isolate, executives and team leaders across the country are grappling with the challenges posed by COVID-19 and the toll it’s taken on themselves and their workers—and have been handling all of this while in quarantine. But for many employees, working from home ...

New Policies For Returning To Work Post-COVID-19

As more states either re-open entirely or unveil multi-step plans to return to normalcy in the coming months, some businesses will have the opportunity to phase out remote operations and return to on-site working. But just like every other aspect of our lives when quarantine ends, the office is ...

Tips For Effectively Leading During A Crisis

The coronavirus crisis is, in a word, unprecedented. Business executives and department heads find themselves facing challenges that even a few months ago would have seemed unfathomable. As the world grapples with the anxiety and fear of a global pandemic, one recurring theme that has arisen is ...

Preserving Office Culture, Without an Office

Organizational culture is one of the most crucial elements of a business and remains one of the most predictive indicators of a company’s health. It’s a major underlying factor in worker productivity, overall company performance, and employee retention. And if an employee does depart the ...

How to Communicate Effectively in an Isolated Workplace

With the world in isolation and social distancing in full effect, the coronavirus pandemic has suddenly transformed the workplace, maybe irreparably. Almost overnight, businesses across the globe, many of which had no preexisting work-from-home policy, shifted all operations to remote work. The ...

Looking To Improve Your Company’s Training Program? Try Gamification

Day one of a brand new job can be an exciting, invigorating experience, one that can rekindle your passion for your career and act as a re-energizing reminder of why you do what you do. At least, until the HR department drops a 50-pound training manual on your desk. Training isn’t fun for ...

Why Some HR Teams Are Bringing In Health Coaches

Despite most companies implementing corporate wellness programs, bringing in the standing desks, and swapping out the coffee and donuts for more nutritional office snacks, the American workplace still isn’t the healthiest environment for us. The modern employee still spends most of a stressful ...

5 Tips For Narrowing Pay Gaps

The history of American labor can be told as a struggle for pay equity, punctuated with landmark legislation like the Equal Pay Act of 1963 and Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. The former requires employers to provide equal pay for equal work and prohibits pay discrimination based on ...