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Will More Resignations Lead to Increased Data Theft?

Monday, September 27, 2021

Some say the “Great Resignation” is upon us. According to the Microsoft 2021 Work Trend Index, 40 percent of people plan to change jobs this year. One consequence of all this turnover could be a surge in corporate data loss and exfiltration.

Filling the Skills Gap with Workers Over 50

Monday, September 27, 2021

With people living longer and being in generally better shape in their golden years than their parents and grandparents were, people over age 50 represent a major talent pool for the IT industry.

How to Conduct Stay Interviews: Preparation

Friday, September 24, 2021

Stay interviews will not lead to perfect outcomes, but they will certainly improve engagement and retention in your company. And they will do this by helping your...

How to Conduct Stay Interviews: 5 Key Questions

Friday, September 24, 2021

Five questions make stay interviews effective. When you follow up each query with strong probing questions, you will get all the information needed to develop...

How to Conduct Stay Interviews: Core Features and Advantages

Friday, September 24, 2021

Supervisors who ask, listen, act and communicate honestly strengthen trust with their employees, the absolute most important supervisory skill for increasing engagement...

Ask HR: What Should I Do if An Employee Shows Signs of Mental Distress?

Friday, September 24, 2021

How can HR and managers support employees with mental health challenges? Can bystanders report sexual harassment if the harassed employee doesn't want to? SHRM President...

Front-line Workers Eligible for Booster Shots

Friday, September 24, 2021

The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) on Sept. 24 endorsed booster shots of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for frontline workers.

Companies in India Tailor Benefits to a New World of Working

Friday, September 24, 2021

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to change the way we work, some employers in India have updated their employee benefits and allowances to make them more relevant to...

Mexican Labor Laws Enforced Against US Companies

Friday, September 24, 2021

Within the last few months, U.S. employers doing business in Mexico have felt the effects of the enforcement mechanisms of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

Federal Contractors Must Be Vaccinated by Dec. 8

Friday, September 24, 2021

Federal contractors have to be vaccinated against COVID-19 by Dec. 8, the Biden administration announced Sept. 24.

NYC Passes Bills Protecting Food Delivery Workers

Friday, September 24, 2021

The New York City Council passed bills on Sept. 23 to provide pay, bathroom breaks and other protections to the city’s food delivery workers.

Oct. 14 Deadline Nears for 2021 Medicare Part D Coverage Notices

Friday, September 24, 2021

Oct. 14 is the annual deadline for employers that offer prescription drug benefits to notify Medicare-eligible employees and dependents of whether coverage under the...

Viewpoint: 6 Things to Know Before Offering Cryptocurrency in 401(k)s

Friday, September 24, 2021

As owning cryptocurrency becomes more common, expect employees to ask about offering it in retirement accounts. Plan sponsors should be able to evaluate and explain the...

House Bill Could Significantly Alter Retirement, Paid Leave and Health Benefits

Friday, September 24, 2021

A bill moving through the House would require most employers to provide an automatic enrollment retirement plan and creates a federally funded paid leave program. It...

Answers to the Most Common COVID-19 Coronavirus Questions

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Find the answers to common questions about coronavirus as it relates to the workplace in general, employee leave, and employer policies and practices.

How Much Will the Vaccine Mandate Move the Needle?

Thursday, September 23, 2021

The federal mandate for certain employers to require workers to be vaccinated against COVID-19 or undergo weekly testing may not increase the number of vaccinated people...

How Should Employers Handle Business Travel in the COVID-19 Era?

Thursday, September 23, 2021

​Business travel is expected to increase significantly during the second half of 2021, but it will be lower than 2019 levels, according to findings from Deloitte. Check...

Employees Sue United Airlines over Vaccine Mandate

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Six employees have sued United Airlines over its vaccine mandate for employees, arguing they weren’t reasonably accommodated for religious or medical exemptions.

First-Time Jobless Claims Tick Up

Thursday, September 23, 2021

States reported that 351,000 workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending September 18, an increase of 16,000 from the previous week’s revised...

Preparing for a Skip-Level Meeting

Thursday, September 23, 2021

It's best to be ready for a team meeting between your boss and your direct reports—without you—so both sides can feel comfortable welcoming the other's feedback and...