One of the last places I wanted to be on Christmas Eve morning was standing six-deep in a checkout lane at a grocery store. Yet, there I was in our local HEB, swimming in a sea of humanity. Now, for the record, our household spends about the same amount of money each month at that HEB and three other store chains close to our home. (I don't want any other grocer friends angry at me for this commercial.)
Almost every conversation our team has with business leaders touches on today’s pace of change. That pace often prompts employers to make quick decisions, but the problem is those are not always made with the right data on hand. For example, you’re looking for ways to educate your workforce and provide them with the information they need to excel. But you’re using last year’s employee feedback survey as the basis. How do you know those insights are even relevant today?
SHRM has announced the winners of the 2018 When Work Works Award. The winners provide insight into the practices of effective and flexible workplaces and emerging trends. There are 97 award winners from 35 states and the District of Columbia.
The pervasiveness and severity of domestic violence impacting the workplace demands the attention of employers, managers, humanThe pervasiveness and severity of domestic violence impacting the workplace demands the attention of employers, managers, humanresources and security staff, experts agreed.
Employment arbitration agreements, which require an employer and employee to arbitrate their disputes rather than litigate them, are a common practice in the private sector, as arbitration oftentimes is far more economical than litigation.
The number of drug overdose deaths in the past two years has soared to staggering levels. In 2016, the estimated number of drug-related deaths was 59,000.