COLLECTION: Strategies to manage coronavirus in the workplace

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By: | September 17, 2020
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Sept. 17: Workers fear getting fired for discussing COVID-19 stress

Employees are worried about discussing mental health in the workplace. That needs to change, experts say.

Sept. 16: Q&A with HR Tech Influencer: Ben Brooks

Learn more from this industry leader during a live chat later this week on Twitter.

Sept. 16: Bersin: 3 ways to move beyond D&I and foster belonging at work

A high-belonging culture is the most effective way to bring about real change.

Sept. 16: Creativity is at the heart of this company’s remote work culture

Virtual 5Ks, team-building exercise and more have kept West Monroe employees connected.

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Sept. 16: Employers’ latest quandary: COVID-19 vaccines

One expert says the legal outlook for HR is “clear as mud.”

Sept. 15: Sage-Gavin: Social innovation in astonishing times

New solutions to new problems are constantly emerging, and they’re making a real difference.

Sept. 15: Why coronavirus is driving the value of employee benefits

New research also offers important lessons with open enrollment coming up.

Sept. 14: Number of the day: Remote work after COVID

A stunning amount of organizations say work from home will continue post-pandemic. Here’s what that means for HR leaders.

Sept. 14: These are the two health issues employers should target now

Experts worry about employees missing out on preventive care measures and screenings due to the pandemic.

Maggie Driscoll, chief people officer at Blackbaud, records an employee engagement video.

Sept. 11: 5 ways this company is doing employee experience right

Blackbaud has focused on communication and innovative virtual programming to keep employees informed and connected.

Sept. 11: Benefits news you may have missed: Sept. 7-11

From how COVID is forcing employers to adjust their 2021 benefit offerings to post-pandemic work predictions from top benefit leaders, here are some of the week’s top stories.

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Sept. 11: Companies turn to eldercare benefits to help workers during COVID-19

Law firms are among the employers adding caregiving benefits as the number of employees looking for help increases.

Sept. 10: COVID may force employers to adjust 2021 benefit offerings

Higher premiums and greater implementation of high-deductible health plans may be looming, Gallagher research finds.

Sept. 10: This is your best productivity tool

Why HR leaders should extend empathy to boost employee engagement and drive business.

Sept. 9: What this former Twitter exec learned about HR

Seasoned HR executive Lynee Lucque is transferring those experiences to another tech start-up.

Sept. 9: Q&A with HR Tech Influencer: Jason Lauritsen

‘It’s time we abandon the myth of performance management,’ and develop better tools, Lauritsen says.

Sept. 9: What benefit leaders predict for the future

Leaders from Boeing, GE Healthcare and Huron Consulting Group expect more remote work and a bigger focus on telemedicine.

Sept. 8: Number of the Day: return to the workplace

As they plan their return, organizations should consider employee sentiment.

Sept. 7: How COVID-19 has ‘fundamentally changed employment’

Littler’s annual report offers a few clues about where the economy may be heading.

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Sept. 4: Why this tech giant is giving employees an extra day off

Employee wellbeing is at the core of the extra paid day off.

Sept. 4: Benefits news you may have missed: Aug. 31-Sept. 4

From how much depression is costing employers to how COVID-19 is aggravating the caregiving crisis, here are some of the week’s top stories.

Sept. 4: Number of the day: working all the time

Here’s how many employees feel like work never stops due to the recent shift to remote work.

Sept. 4: Current events remain top of mind at HR Tech China

The pandemic will have a lasting impact on HR technology, experts said.

Sept. 4: How KPMG is boosting its support of working parents

The professional service firm is offering new and enhanced programs, including more backup care and access to discounted tutoring and homework help.

Sept. 3: Managing cost-of-living differences for pay in a remote world

As the number of remote jobs increases, HR is tasked with rethinking pay variations based on geography.

Sept. 3: 3 ways to support the mental health of employees of color

New research finds a disparity between views on racism in society and in the office.

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Sept. 2: What you need to know about the payroll tax suspension

Employers may or may not participate in President Trump’s payroll tax hiatus, which is riddled with uncertainty.

Sept. 2: How COVID-19 has spotlighted HR’s strategic value

Deluxe Corp.’s Jane Elliott says treating people as a company’s most important asset is key to business success.

Sept. 2: Q&A with HR Tech Influencer: Brian Sommer

Consultant and author advises caution in evaluating the influx of HR tools flooding the market right now.

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Sept. 2: Employees are refusing to take time off; What’s the worry?

It puts workers at mental health risk, making it an issue that experts say employers must address.

Sept. 1: How employers are recruiting in the age of the CARES Act

Although unintended, the relief legislation complicated hiring across multiple industries.

Sept. 1: 3 ways you can inspire trust and boost empathy

These methods will help HR leaders address transparency and empathy gaps with the workforce, especially when change is the only reliable constant.

Sept. 1: Here’s the most important thing you can do for your staff today

Ask yourself the right question, says columnist and coach Ben Brooks: What do I owe myself?

Sept. 1: Workers aren’t getting screened for depression—and it’s costing employers

Improving preventive care could reduce lost productivity, the Integrated Benefits Institute says.

 

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