COLLECTION: January 2021 coronavirus news
From how employers are addressing racial health inequities to why an employer COVID-19 vaccine mandate could spark a backlash, here are some of the week’s top stories.
Experts worry that employees avoiding preventive care during COVID-19 will result in a sharp rise in cancers, other conditions.
How HR leaders from McDonald’s and the City of Gary are helping Black employees through COVID-19 and more.
Take these opportunities today to ensure success for your hybrid plans, Gartner experts say.
HR leaders must not cheat themselves out of their own performance management and professional development.
A new survey finds that most organizations plan to provide education on vaccines, will promote shots to employees.
Work this year probably will be ‘messy, confusing and challenging’ but also inspiring and rewarding, she writes.
Workers want more assistance with saving for retirement and balancing work/life issues.
In a marketplace where solutions are simultaneously improving and converging, leaders have to think more expansively when evaluating HR tech.
HireVue’s Andy Valenzuela says helming the people function for the HR technology platform brings his career full-circle.
Workers plan to resign over employers’ handling of COVID-19, survey finds.
The retailer says it spent $1 billion more in 2020 on the health, safety and wellbeing of employees compared to 2019.
Making progress permanent requires ‘humanizing work by meeting people where they are,’ industry analyst writes.
A majority of employees are concerned about side effects of the COVID-19 vaccine.
Organizations looking to curb costs in 2021 should examine their TA spend.
From how employers can encourage workers to get a COVID vaccine to why HR is investing in caregiving benefits, here are some of the week’s top stories.
A number of employees say they would consider leaving their employer if they required vaccination.
Joe Whittinghill shares the value of a learning culture during turbulent times.
Six actions employers can take to support workers of all genders.
In this new environment, a manager should be “less of a boss and more of a leader,” with a focus on trust, says one remote work expert.
The benefits firm recently upped its commitment to caregiving employees.
A new survey finds that U.S. executives are most concerned about COVID-19, vaccines and a possible recession.
COVID-19 and workplace discrimination actions have employers paying attention.
Where there’s change, there’s an opportunity to make things better.
Ayana Champagne of Ferring Pharmaceuticals says the recent HR challenges have refocused the company’s investment in its people.
Joe Biden and Kamala Harris will be sworn in Wednesday in Washington, D.C., marking an employee-friendly switch for HR.
Experts say organizations need to have a robust communication strategy in place to promote vaccination.
Nearly half of employees said they considered getting treatment because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
i4cp’s Kevin Oakes has penned a new book that he says offers a blueprint for making sustainable culture change.
From how one retailer is encouraging its workers to get a COVID vaccine to the most-coveted employee benefits, here are some of the week’s top stories.
While research shows executives and employees don’t always agree on the best path forward for post-COVID-19 ways of working, there’s still opportunity.
A new report offers advice to help HR support employees during arguably the most stressful, and dangerous, period in U.S. history.
‘We are not going back to the way it was.’
The top-rated non-insurance benefits revolve around time away from work, new research finds.
It’s one of the first announcements by an employer of how they are encouraging workers to get vaccinated.
Many HR leaders are now facing questions about what to do if workers participated in last week’s violent insurrection.
Last year was an eye-opening one for HR leaders.
CHRO Dimitra Manis shares how the organization revamped its recruiting site amid the challenges of the pandemic.
HR should use 2020 as a wake-up call.
The majority of organizations say they are contemplating whether to mandate vaccinations for their employees.
Human resources and benefits professionals say that helping employees maintain their health and wellbeing was a much higher priority in 2020.
With more organizations making remote work permanent, here are a few things to keep in mind.
As rates of the virus soar, the firm is encouraging its workers to take advantage of a new, free testing option.
From 7 benefit trends to watch in 2021 to how HR can ease employee angst following the Capitol riots, here are some of the week’s top stories.
With the Georgia Senate election results cementing Democrats’ control of Washington, HR leaders can expect more employee-friendly policies under Biden.
After the last year, the world of benefits will never look quite the same, experts say.
Employers need to be part of the solution for this growing crisis.
The connection between personalized learning and high-performing organizations can’t be overstated, Cornerstone’s chief marketing and strategy officer says.
Some Silicon Valley organizations are recalculating pay for workers who live in lower-cost areas.
Appian Corp. CHRO Dawn Mitchell says HR’s resilience through this year’s obstacles has been impressive.
Despite some good signs over the last year, experts warn the pandemic still could have negative repercussions on workers’ retirement savings.
From COVID-19 vaccine support to increased interest in emergency savings accounts, here are predictions to watch in the coming year.
Stress triggers are different from employee to employee and can impact how people respond to our turbulent times.
The pandemic has driven the popularity of virtual healthcare delivery, including at on-site and near-site health centers.