As the manager of a remote team, you can’t afford to ignore underperformance from remote workers, whether they’re temporarily at home, working in local branch offices or half a world away.
On Aug. 12, SHRM will launch its People Manager Qualification, or PMQ, designed to help people develop the skills they need to successfully manage their teams.
Scientists agree that wearing a mask can reduce the risk of catching or transmitting the coronavirus, but for some people, wearing one can be uncomfortable or feel like an attack on personal choice and freedom.
Business managers are constantly asked to assess if employees are performing to expectations. If employees are not, managers must take steps to remedy the situation. But what happens if lousy management is to blame for underperformance?
Nearly four in 10 respondents said they have turned down or decided not to pursue a job because of a perceived lack of inclusion at an organization, with LGBTQ and racial- or ethnic-minority job seekers more likely than others to report choosing not to pursue a job for this reason, according to new survey findings from McKinsey & Company.
LinkedIn should be an integral part of your job search and overall career management strategy, writes career columnist Martin Yate. If you work in the U.S., or live elsewhere and want to join a U.S. company, having a digital footprint on LinkedIn is a must for these reasons.
While some organizations are shedding jobs or instituting hiring freezes as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, others continue to search for in-demand talent. Yet rather than trying to find or develop these scarce “purple unicorns” through traditional approaches of recruiting or internal training, some enterprising organizations are using job redesign strategies to help fill their talent gaps.
A Department of Labor rule that required employees to provide documentation before taking Families First Coronavirus Response Act (FFCRA) leave was struck down by a federal district court Aug. 3. The court also decided against other aspects of the final rule.
HR professionals and others reflect on the red flags they see in resumes that cause them to reject job applicants.
Restrictions by the U.S. government on international workers are having an impact on Indian outsourcing firms but also present opportunities for companies looking to hire talent within India.
For years, companies have spent billions of dollars on diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) programs that have largely failed. But there is something different going on now. Black men and women are telling their colleagues about what their lives are like, and their co-workers are surprised to hear about the overt and insinuated racism that continues today.
U.S. workers and HR professionals say racial discrimination exists in the U.S. workplace, but there is a vast difference in perception of how widespread it is, depending on the race of the person you talk to, according to Together Forward @Work: The Journey to Equity and Inclusion, a new report the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) released today.
Will offering telework as an accommodation now set a precedent for future ADA requests? If schools don't reopen fully in the fall, what leave wil employees be entitled to? What about work-from-home expenses, and can we tell older workers to stay home for their own safety? Employment law attorneys answer these most-common questions about the COVID-19 pandemic's fallout in the workplace.
The acceleration in the 21st century of automation, artificial intelligence and emerging technology in the workplace has required U.S. labor unions to create new playbooks to defend their members’ interests.
The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) proposed to stop requiring employers to give unions employees’ e-mail addresses and home telephone and personal cellphone numbers during union election campaigns.
Together Forward @Work is a new multipronged initiative the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) is launching this week to eradicate racism and social injustice from the workplace.
Workers may find themselves taking on different tasks during the coronavirus pandemic as business operations slow down or shift. So what does that mean for exempt employees who perform more nonexempt duties to meet changing business needs?
States reported that 1.4 million U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending July 25, an increase of 12,000 from the previous week. New claims rose last week to 1.4 million as well, marking the first weekly increase after falling for 15 straight weeks.
While some companies are adjusting their expectations for working parents, others may not be—especially as lockdowns extend into the fall. If employers can't accommodate working parents, however, they could face a barrage of issues, including legal action against them.
Clerical and administrative office workers—a group previously not often included in telework arrangements—will likely keep working from home after the COVID-19 pandemic wanes, according to new research.