Nick Otto

Nick Otto is HRE’s former senior digital editor. He is a professional communicator with more than a decade of demonstrated accomplishments in newspaper and trade publishing. He has spent the past five years covering the employee benefits space and holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Florida.

Companies most admired for HR in 2022

Find out more about who’s on this year’s list and how the top-rated companies are innovating in the areas of sustainability and ESG.

Can a 4-day workweek provide health benefits to employees?

Research finds that employees who switch to a four-day workweek sleep an hour more than they did when working five days a week.

10 skills for HR leaders to transform in 2023 and beyond

Founder and CEO of Leapgen Jason Averbook shares what companies need on their HR teams to successfully transform.

Employee experience startup takes Pitchfest win

SPOTLYFE takes home the $25,000 prize for its tool, which co-founder Josh Schwede compares to a 'check engine light' for employee burnout.

How McDonald’s reduced time-to-hire by 60%

At HR Tech, Alexa Morse of McDonald’s shared the success of McHire, the burger chain’s AI-enabled hiring platform.

HR Tech Quick Hits: The power of AI in employee skills identification

Also, EIghtfold AI partners with New York and Betterworks expands.

Dallas Mavericks CEO on going ‘all in’ on DEI

Cynthia “Cynt” Marshall, the first Black woman to head up an NBA team, is “all in” when it comes to leading her organization with heart.

Macy’s CHRO: ‘The people leader is not for the faint of heart’

Danielle Kirgan shared her employee investment strategy to raise engagement scores and improve retention amid the Great Resignation.

Key to development success for hybrid employees? Personalization

Experts say it’s time to focus on individual employee experience and bring development strategies into day-to-day workflows.

Do you have a long-haul COVID strategy?

The disease can have long-term effects on employees, from joint pain to lasting fatigue, meaning HR needs strategies for addressing FMLA leave and presenteeism challenges.

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