COLLECTION: September 2021 coronavirus news
Human resource leaders must look beyond technology to keep employees engaged and satisfied.
A start-up that helps HR automate employee separations has won $25K.
HR leaders face a pivotal point in the world of work, HR Tech keynote speaker Ravin Jesusathan said.
HR Tech keynoter Marcus Buckingham shared how the new HR Xperience Score can provide insights into HR’s performance.
HR and recruitment leaders are on the lookout for more powerful TA tools to streamline the hiring process.
Sapient Insights’ latest survey shows that a hybrid workforce, L&D, and skills management are among the factors driving the uptick.
Remote and hybrid arrangements have meant compliance headaches for bringing new employees into the fold.
From hybrid work to purpose-driven organizations, one expert from SAP shares how the pandemic is rapidly changing the role of the workplace.
Burnout is one of the main culprits driving scores of employees to quit or considering quitting, but what else?
Plus, don’t be late: Day 3 begins at 8:30 a.m. with back-to-back keynotes from Marcus Buckingham of ADP and Ravin Jesuthasan of Mercer.
The six finalists, who will make one last presentation on Thursday, have been chosen. The winner will take home $25K.
Organizations are looking to AI to recruit inside their walls in an effort to stem the Great Resignation.
These are the next two finalists moving on to the Pitchfest final.
Employee adoption is vital to the success of HR tech projects, meaning HR needs to focus on employee experience.
In his HR Tech keynote, the global industry analyst extolled the virtues of new tech tools but warned that employees can be tough judges.
The coming decade will see new HR job roles and responsibilities, and some are needed right now.
HPE Chief People Officer Alan May shares how the company has evolved its approach to employee wellbeing.
Industry analyst Josh Bersin will kick off Day 2 with his keynote on ‘The Big Shift Toward Work Tech.’
Olympian and soccer icon Abby Wambach talks about the fight for equality and inclusion — and what she values in leadership.
The annual competition for $30,000 in prize money kicked off with solutions for health care, compensation, coaching and more.
The women leading SAP SuccessFactors share their stories and describe how COVID pushed the conversation for employee stress and flex work.
The wave of women who left the workplace has had a debilitating impact on the U.S. economy.
To get 3 million women back, “we’re going to have to be creative,” panelists said at the 2021 HR Tech Conference.
COVID-19 drove women out of the workforce in record numbers. Are they poised to return to the same roles?
Younger workers are stressed by COVID-related financial troubles, but they also are very open to guidance from their employers.
An employer guide to communicating your COVID-19 vaccine mandate.
Tech investments must be aligned with organizational culture and strategy to truly give employees what they need.
Here’s a short list of a few of the keynote and panel sessions that will deliver incomparable HR tech insights.
Here’s what attendees are looking forward to learning and discussing at this week’s HR Tech Conference.
From HRE’s daily updates to social media, there are plenty of ways to engage with this year’s content.
Data shows penalties, like those Delta recently announced, is one way to move the needle on vaccination rates.
It’s time for the CHRO and CFO to get a lot closer.
Five tips to maximize your time at the event from program chair Steve Boese.
Fortune 500 companies are guilty of having overly complex, time-consuming and confusing requirements for job seekers.
Cornerstone’s chief talent officer offers strategies to help you avoid the tsunami altogether.
HR leaders cannot sit by as valuable employees head for the exit when a perfect role already exists for them inside their company, Josh Bersin advises. Can data help?
As employee expectations around workplace flexibility continue to grow, CHROs are scrambling to ensure their organizational cultures are able to support such shifts.
Nearly three-quarters of employers surveyed by Indeed say they are struggling to hire.
CHRO Jason Lioy says leaders need to understand employees’ diverse needs to provide the EX they deserve.
The workforce’s changing needs mean that HR leaders need to do considerable legwork before bringing employees back to the office.
Women in HR Tech speaker Christine Tao believes technology plays a role in coaching women so they can return to the workforce stronger than before.
Diversity 2.0 requires that HR leaders shift their mindsets and tap into new skills.
Two HR transformation experts suggest that prioritizing your workforce’s needs can turn today’s retention challenge into an opportunity.
With all the new expectations for HR, leaders should be asking for the investments they need.
Ambitious technologists are rushing to create the next standout HR app—and they might be found at the HR Tech Conference’s Pitchfest next week.
‘This is a sea change that will remain long after the pandemic subsides,’ this author writes.
Check out the 2021 Top HR Products, learn why MGM is betting big on VR, and read about why you ignore emerging HR tech at your peril, among other top stories.
From how to get ahead of Biden’s new vaccine mandate to how DEI, the Great Resignation and COVID are changing benefits, here are some of the week’s top stories.
This CEO predicts challenges ahead and suggests HR will need forward-thinking hiring offerings to attract talent.
Companies have adopted digital transformation for nearly all business sectors, but HR lags in some areas.
Although critical questions remain, HR leaders should take steps now to prepare for what’s coming in the OSHA rules, employment law experts advise.
Putting our people at the heart of our work is key to any new model of leadership.
Joe Grasso, director of workforce mental health for Lyra Health, says training managers, teaching resilience and promoting mental health programs are vital.
MGM Resorts CHRO Laura Lee shares tips for improving EX and scaling training using VR technology.
Gender-neutral parental leave policies, transparency around pay equity and more are at the heart of the global bank’s HR work, says CHRO Sara Wechter.
Competition is fierce in the coaching tech market.
A majority of employers are rethinking their return-to-work timing due to the Delta variant. Here’s what that means for HR leaders.
Citrix, which provides secure remote technology, was in the catbird seat for the pandemic but it still had to deliver solutions for its remote workforce.
A hybrid future means traditional, office-based work models need to be revamped.
Top HR Products reveal the growing importance of HR tech in workplaces today.
The pandemic, hot job market, a DEI focus and more are driving a sharp increase in employers planning to customize their strategies.
Here’s a look at the employment law on religious accommodations from a legal expert.
The 13 winners of this year’s Top HR Products competition highlight the direction HR technology is headed.
Here are insights and suggestions for what HR leaders should do to respond right now.
From how 9/11 informed HR’s response to COVID-19 to AI’s role in stopping the Great Resignation, here are this week’s tech stories.
A new study finds that a majority of firms, though desperate to hire, are rejecting viable job candidates early in the process.
‘We’re going to protect vaccinated workers from unvaccinated co-workers,’ the president said Thursday.
An organization’s process for building culture is just as important as it is for sales, finance and operations, says author David Friedman.
While there are major differences between the two tragedies, there’s plenty for HR leaders to learn about today’s crisis by reflecting on 9/11.
Two decades later, HR leaders are dealing with a different, more disruptive crisis but one that is also testing what it means to address employee needs.
In a Q&A, Optimizely’s chief people officer also discusses building corporate culture when workers are remote.
Chief Diversity Officer Jonita Wilson shares the company’s recent efforts toward ambitious DEI goals for representation in leadership and more.
After being sidelined by the pandemic last year, Pitchfest is back this year to crown the top HR tech start-up.
Employers are quickly rethinking their approach to COVID-19 vaccine mandates, research from Willis Towers Watson finds.
The pandemic has shown that we can hire better.
From strategies for combatting burnout to more employers considering healthcare cost hikes for unvaccinated employees, here are some of this week’s top stories.
These approaches will help ensure employees are successful from day one, writes this ServiceNow leader.
After months of embracing incentives, employers are considering penalties on the non-vaccinated in an effort to boost vaccination rates.
Bank of America shares ways to rebuild your workforce and maximize success.
While more organizations are considering mandates, they’re not doing so without worry, according to a new survey.
One Call’s Terri Lewis shares how the organization has a “completely different” recruiting and hiring strategy today.
3 ways artificial intelligence is allowing HR leaders to drive organizational success.