COLLECTION: April 2021 coronavirus news
‘This is a conversation that HR leaders need to be having with their people now,’ says one expert, as employers get serious about COVID-19 inoculation.
From employees not wanting to return to the office to more employers offering PTO for COVID vaccinations, here are some of the week’s top stories.
The tech giant is the latest to enter the in-demand and rapidly growing employee experience space.
A significant number of employees now say they value their benefits. What does that mean for HR leaders?
Kristin Johnson of Edward Jones will share insights on leadership at the upcoming Health & Benefits Leadership Conference.
From employee location to worker morale, these digital tools require careful consideration.
New research from Limeade raises considerations for HR leaders planning to bring workers back.
Lessons learned from a workforce coalition that includes Palo Alto Networks, Box, Uber, Splunk and Zoom.
‘Companies that refuse to adapt to remote and hybrid workforces will absolutely lose out on talent,’ says one expert.
What experts expect from the president’s call to provide workers paid time off for COVID-19 vaccinations.
From Biden urging employers to give their workers paid time off for COVID vaccinations to mental health declines in some workers, here are some of the week’s top stories.
More employers are offering, or plan to offer, paid time off so workers can get shots.
These ideas will help refresh how you handle employee engagement.
Commonwealth’s Melissa Gopnik, a keynoter at next month’s Health & Benefits Leadership Conference, shares strategies for supporting financial wellness.
The president’s push is supported by recent research showing employers’ vital role in efforts to inoculate the nation.
TIAA’s Sean Woodroffe will share the company’s evolving approach at next month’s Health & Benefits Leadership Conference.
Unit4’s Lisa Dodman says continuous learning has helped propel her career forward.
The latest data from Total Brain’s Mental Health Index demonstrates the “continued strain on the mental health of America’s workforce.”
Why HR must prioritize retention over recruiting to win this war.
A new survey finds HR should be central to any digital transformation, though many HR leaders need guidance.
Health and benefits conference keynoter Carol Morrison of i4cp shares what organizations need to consider as they roll out their plans.
Organizations are working to educate, motivate and facilitate, according to Willis Towers Watson data.
From how 12 employers are encouraging vaccines to Joan Lunden’s caregiving journey, here are some of the week’s top stories.
Organizations are turning to education, cash and more to boost workers’ inoculation rates.
Before her HBLC keynote, the author and TV personality shares what sparked her own passion for caregiving support.
Tech adoption is a “major byproduct” of the pandemic, according to a new study.
Employees say mental health issues are their biggest wellbeing concern. Here’s what that means for HR leaders.
VillageMD’s Traci Dunn shares insights from her first month on the job and a career of DEI-focused work.
A human-centric approach will help leaders succeed in today’s new work environment.
The consulting firm is incentivizing its 50,000 workers to get inoculated with a generous amount of time off.
A new round of stimulus benefits may be making it even harder to recruit top talent.
If business, governments and universities work together, we can develop the workforce needed to drive economic growth.
How technology is helping HR make smarter, faster, better decisions.
HR has a tough road ahead in its effort to support struggling employees.
From 5 ways COVID-19 has changed benefits to how LinkedIn is addressing burnout, here are some of the week’s top stories.
A new survey finds that women with kids are increasingly concerned about career advancement amid the pandemic.
Most workers are not taking time off, which is problematic as burnout and stress soar.
Ariel Investments’ business success is tied to its prioritization of organizational culture.
And 3 ways to be proactive about this growing problem.
A new survey finds that, while some challenges have lessened in the last year, others have increased.
From mental health attention to more care for employees, the pandemic has reshaped how employers think about support.
Employees are looking for support—and watching how their employers respond, experts say.
Jessie LaJoie of scheduling platform Doodle says more frequent communication will be a lasting effect of the pandemic.
Given new pandemic-driven concerns, employers need to revisit policies in order to reduce the chance of litigation.
Employers in some industries struggled to keep workers informed as cultures quickly changed during COVID.
While frontline workers are key to business success, few employers are prioritizing their employee experience.
The move comes as many employers look at ways to help address soaring rates of burnout and other mental health afflictions.
Here are 3 strategies for boosting healthcare savings.
The employer’s announcement comes as many companies take strides to help employees balance their work and home lives.
From vaccine strategies to new IRS guidance allowing employees to use HSAs, FSAs and HRAs to buy COVID-19 PPE, here are some of the week’s top stories.
Face masks, hand sanitizer and other personal protective equipment used to prevent COVID-19 spread can be treated as medical expenses.
And three tips for how leaders can overcome it.
In a hybrid workforce, connecting new hires to your organization’s culture is more important—and also more difficult.
A new survey finds that diversity, equity and inclusion are even more top of mind for employers than post-COVID plans.
The pandemic has had many sectors dialing back hiring, but technology is not one of them.