Tom Starner

Tom Starner is a freelance writer based in Philadelphia who has been covering the human resource space and all of its component processes for over two decades. He can be reached at [email protected].

Why this Marine vet encourages ‘selfless leadership’ at work

In a new book, a former Marine explains why selflessness is the most important trait for leaders looking to inspire their workers.

As many 2024 layoffs go virtual, how HR can reduce risk of going viral

Layoff news is increasingly being delivered online—but that means HR must be even more strategic to prevent reputational damage, experts say.

Election Day countdown: What HR can do about the ‘threat’ of incivility

The 2024 presidential election could create turmoil in the workplace. But, experts say, with proactive strategizing, HR can reduce the risks.

How HR can turn the tide on employee turnover this year

A new report on workforce trends from iCIMS found that about half of employees are job searching, but even more want a promotion.

Designing benefits for a multigenerational workforce? Communication is key

A new survey from MetLife found that HR needs to lean on personalization to craft benefits that appeal to a multigenerational workforce.

New independent contractor rule signals a busy year for compliance

With the new year comes new and more compliance challenges for HR, with the DOL's recent independent contractor rule change leading the way.

An alarming number of employees are worried about layoffs. What HR can do

According to a new survey, 85% of workers are stressed about possible layoffs. One expert shares what HR can do to minimize those fears.

Beyoncé tickets, Jamaica trip figure into rewards for small biz owner

With employee recognition strategies that create positive environments, employers can strengthen employee wellness and their own bottom line.

‘Tis the season for ‘job cuffing.’ How to avoid the trend

The concept of "job cuffing" can disrupt productivity and lead to talent loss if HR doesn't think proactively during the slow winter months.

4 ways employers can alleviate holiday stress for working parents

A majority of employees with children are encountering additional childcare stress this season and are looking for employer support.