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].

Unbossing: A cause for layoffs, or an opportunity to boost manager success?

As workers press for more autonomy, some employers are laying off middle managers, while others are focused on improving their effectiveness.

How giving employees a ‘right to disconnect’ can tackle burnout

While California may have put its "right-to-disconnect" law on hold, the concept is still an important issue for employers nationwide.

As economic fears calm, how HR leaders can embrace ‘reinvention’

As economic optimism grows, experts note that HR leaders must tackle talent and tech challenges to maximize reinvention strategies.

This Father’s Day, why HR should make the case for paternity leave

Data shows that broadening and promoting paid paternal leave can create a range of positive business outcomes.

Why a more strategic approach is needed to navigate AI in HR

A new survey from iCIMS drove home the growing complexities CHROs face, especially in integrating AI in HR's key processes.

Amid record heat predictions, how HR can focus on employee safety

With the world now seeing the hottest temps on record, employers should take a close look at their safety policies.

Why Gen Z, millennials are turning to ‘side jobs’ to stay afloat

A new survey found that a fairly large percentage of younger employees work "side gigs" to make ends meet, which experts say highlights an opportunity for HR to support their financial and mental health.

Worried about the ‘Quit-Tok’ trend? Ways to boost employee engagement

As resignations and terminations go viral on social media, this expert says employee engagement is at the heart of the problem.

Are employers doing enough about employee mental health?

A pair of recent surveys found that employee mental health is suffering, but most workers do not feel supported by their employers.

Sweeping FTC noncompete rule: ‘More questions than answers’

While a new FTC noncompete rule change faces legal challenges, experts offer tips for employers to consider in the near-term.