Julie Cook Ramirez

Julie Cook Ramirez is a Rockford, Ill.-based journalist and copywriter covering all aspects of human resources. She can be reached at hreletters@lrp.com.

Is a hybrid workforce the wave of the future?

The pandemic has reshaped attitudes about remote working, but employers aren’t ready to ditch the office entirely.

Using HR tech to understand human experiences

Coronavirus has pushed HR’s priorities to focus on a “more agile worker-centric view of the world,” says this HR Tech Influencer.

How HR can build strategic partnerships

Working with their counterparts across the organization, HR can help ensure a smooth, safe return to the workplace.

How micro-moments can support belonging

Storytelling, even virtually, fosters healthier employees and teams, experts say.

Is ‘belonging’ the new ‘D&I’?

In a world where “social distancing” has become the new norm, organizations are increasingly looking to foster a sense of belonging.

Insights from a CHRO: Lincoln Financial’s Lisa Buckingham

Veteran HR executive gears up to help her organization usher in the “new normal.”

Celebrating Take Our Kids to Work Day in the era of COVID

With millions of Americans working remotely, employers are finding creative ways to mark the annual event

Insights from a CHRO: Grabango’s Saralynn Malott

The HR standout brings extensive experience to a fast-growth tech start-up.

Work-from-home mandates create cybersecurity concerns

With millions of employees suddenly working remotely–and little time to prepare–employers are scrambling to ensure cybersecurity.

How employers handle today’s crisis will matter in the long-term

Employees and future candidates will remember the response.