COLLECTION: August coronavirus news
HR professionals can encourage employees to return to the workplace by focusing more on outcomes, less on data.
One in three Americans became caregivers overnight, according to Genworth. So how can employers help?
From how COVID-19 is changing employers’ 401(k) strategies to 7 things HR leaders should consider as they reopen, here are some of the week’s top stories.
More than 80% of employers will offer flexibility at a greater scale after the pandemic, new research shows.
With the pandemic driving higher rates of burnout, organizations should step up with flexibility, mental health days, employees say.
Medidata Chief People Officer Naveen Bhateja says HR must embrace today’s changes for tomorrow’s success.
Autodesk launched the program in July to support employees with childcare conflicts.
HR should focus on these areas to drive consistent and measurable improvement in D&I.
Here’s what employers need to think about before returning to workplaces in the midst of COVID-19.
COVID-19 has a number of companies rethinking retirement contributions—but Fidelity Investments reports some good news.
A “flexible flex” policy is among the strategies Kern Health Systems is using to support its working parents.
This is the last big opportunity for HR to do a reset. Let’s not waste it.
Direct assistance with childcare arrangements is just one benefit on the rise.
Employers must make mental health their ‘absolute top priority,’ experts say.
From a look at how COVID-19 is changing how employees view their benefits to how employers are helping working parents during the pandemic, here are some of the week’s top stories.
The pandemic rapidly accelerated the adoption of virtual healthcare; what that means for HR.
5 traits of every culture-maker that will make your workplace better.
Here’s how many employers say their open enrollment strategy will depend more on digital resources—and what it means for HR leaders.
How harnessing the humanity of HR can help people survive–and thrive.
Women’s mobile usage is way up. What does that mean for employers?
The banking giant is extending its childcare reimbursement and other programs through the end of the year.
Nudges, seamless experiences and thoughtfully building culture are the new frontier.
At a time of collective grief, uncertainty and anxiety, there is a new spotlight on empathy and how employers treat their employees.
The speaker, author and professor shares his outlook on the pandemic’s impact on HR tech.
Sealed Air’s Susan Edwards says HR has become more critical than ever.
Industry analyst Josh Bersin describes how tech tools can ease HR challenges.
Amid fears of high turnover among working parents, employers say flexibility is a must.
LogMeIn CHRO Jo Deal says the COVID-19 pandemic and social unrest are catapulting the importance of HR leaders in their organizations.
‘Never waste a good crisis,’ one expert says as more employers embrace innovations in employee engagement.
The pandemic reveals gaps in employer offerings, prompts workers to wonder if their company is doing enough to help.
Here’s how many workers say they’re earning half or less of their pre-pandemic income—and what it means to HR leaders.
Lawmakers look to private HR for remote work strategies
Consider vacation nudges, including artificial holidays, Fridays off and more, expert says.
A new report suggests employers abandon surveys; here’s why that’s the wrong move.
From a rare pet adoption assistance benefit to more employers embracing remote work, here are some of the week’s top stories.
The pandemic, coupled with the advance of intelligent tools, is giving HR a new mandate.
Handshake’s new suite of products includes a virtual career fair tool.
The insurer’s virtual summer program for employees’ children is just one way the company hopes to help workers and boost engagement during the pandemic.
Here are three fresh tips HR leaders can use to better recognize workers’ needs and support them during COVID-19.
Mentoring and sponsorships are key to helping women amplify their voices, one expert says.
There are no easy fixes for either issue, but new research sheds light on some employer strategies.
Helping employees to feel connected in this isolating pandemic is one of HR’s biggest tasks.
Leaders must work to “fundamentally redefine HR for the future,” #HRTechInfluencers Mark Stelzner said during a Twitter chat with HRE.
Here’s how many employers say they’ve lost employees due to their children’s education needs during COVID—and what it means to HR leaders.
Social Solutions’ SVP of People brings experience from BusinessSolver, Target.
Experts say leading the way on D&I is becoming a critical part of HR’s role.
Amid challenges from the pandemic and racial tensions, HR leaders are tasked with designing benefits that meet the unique needs of their workforce.
Staying keyed in to their own development can help women keep their career trajectory on track despite the challenges of the pandemic.
WorldatWork CEO Scott Cawood predicts organizations will change forever–and for the better.
The Zebra rolled out a new benefit that may be especially appealing for employees spending more time at home because of the pandemic.
What a triple threat of crises—COVID-19, diversity and economic challenges—means to HR professionals.
Apple, Facebook and others have joined Google in extending WFH policies, and that’s good for wellbeing, says i4cp co-founder Jay Jamrog.
COVID-19 is driving anxiety over long-term savings. Here’s what that means to HR leaders.
Inclusion isn’t just a buzzword but a business mandate, says Tolonda Tolbert.
From better leaders to remote work wins, we’ve seen some good changes—and they should continue after the crisis, one expert says.
Hybrid is likely here to stay. Are you ready?
Doing things is easy. Doing the right things is much more of a challenge.
From four lessons the pandemic is teaching us about benefits to how employees are changing their retirement plans, here are some of the week’s top stories.
Good news-bad news: Stress about long-term savings is on the rise—but so are employees’ savings goals.
CSAA CHRO Melissa Jones on the organizations strategies to weave D&I and CSR into the company culture.
The culture shifts must be tailored to a remote workforce, experts say.
Once the crisis subsides, HR leaders have a chance to redefine how they rely on AI, experts say.
HR tech expert discusses post-pandemic remote tools and prioritizing D&I.
CHRO Melissa Jones says CSAA Insurance Group focuses on belonging throughout the talent lifecycle.
Workers say appreciation is more important while working from home. Here’s what that means to HR leaders.
Artificial intelligence will be tapped for everything from employee engagement to talent acquisition.
With HR teams especially strapped for time and resources, they have leaned heavily on AI, experts say.
Workhuman CHRO Steve Pemberton says he’s hopeful for changes happening in the workplace on diversity and inclusion.
HRE’s annual event will now take place online Oct. 27-30—and at no cost for attendees.
Tips to help HR leaders identify, support and help Black employees in need–and why that’s good for everyone.
The pandemic is prompting both employers and employees to recognize the need for, and value of, coaching, says PILOT founder Ben Brooks.
From the importance of wellness to the shortcomings plaguing employer plans, four lessons from COVID-19.
With Isaias churning off the East Coast, it’s a good reminder for HR leaders to check and update their disaster plans for the COVID era.
A compensation strategy must be dynamic to survive a crisis, experts say.