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.

Insights from a CHRO: Prosek Partners’ Karen Davis

How Karen Niovitch Davis harnesses the people power of the financial-services sector, and how COVID-19 has impacted the world of HR.

The new reality of remote work and caregiving

How can employers help homebound employees who are juggling a convergence of responsibilities?

Protecting senior workers from COVID-19

With people over 60 at heightened risk of severe illness, how should employers respond?

Coronavirus driving work-from-home mandates

How can employers remain proactive without causing panic?

Report lays out blueprint for ‘culture renovation’

Successful culture change often follows a simple three-step process.

Is it time for a culture check-up?

Organizations are increasingly recognizing that culture is far more than just a buzzword.

How to conquer the post-holiday blues

Employees often return to work after the holidays worn out and depressed. What can employers do to energize and motivate them?

Fourth Industrial Revolution brings challenge and opportunity

New study lays out a significant shift for HR, as the function strives to redefine its mandate.

Taking another look at blind employees

Visually impaired individuals can bring valuable skills to the workplace, yet many struggle to find employment.

Weighing the impact of the attractiveness advantage

Good-looking people receive preferential treatment in the workplace. What can HR do about it?