Jen Colletta

Jen Colletta is managing editor at HRE. She earned bachelor's and master's degrees in writing from La Salle University in Philadelphia and spent 10 years as a newspaper reporter and editor before joining HRE. She can be reached at

Need some good news this season? Employee giving was way up in 2020

Despite the pandemic–or perhaps because of it–workplace giving set records this year.

3 emerging technologies HR should pay attention to in 2021

As part of our look ahead to 2021 challenges, Workday’s Greg Pryor explores the technology, skills and priorities that should be on all HR leaders’ radar after the New Year.

HRE’s Number of the Day: vaccine awareness campaigns

In a new survey, a majority of employers said they would encourage, but not require, employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

How one company passed the ‘cultural stress test’ of 2020

As part of our look ahead to 2021 challenges, DJ Casto of Synchrony considers how the decisions HR leaders had to make this year can create stronger organizations next year.

Top job for HR in 2021? Define ‘workplace experience’

As part of our look ahead to 2021 challenges, HR’s Rising Star Linh Nguyen examines how the challenges of 2020 can make HR leaders more attuned to employees' needs next year.

What remote-first companies need to think about in 2021

As part of our look ahead to 2021 challenges, Job van der Voort of HR tech platform Remote offers insights for long-term remote and hybrid workplaces.

Intel’s COVID-19 strategy? ‘Learn your way out of the problem’

L&D has taken on an even more integral role at the tech company in light of the pandemic.

What HR needs to know about Pinterest’s $20M settlement

The large, public settlement could be a bellwether for how other companies address diversity.

Number of the Day: COVID’s impact on Gen Z

Younger workers are rethinking career paths, and the skills they crave, because of the pandemic.

11 trends that will shape HR in 2021

Gartner’s Brian Kropp says 2021 will be another year full of reinvention.