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Is Your Culture Working For or Against You?
Today's leaders face a new era of corporate reputational risk from both inside and outside their walls, making it more important than ever to articulate and embed a shared purpose and set of values that will serve as a guiding light during troubled times.
A Bipartisan Skills Bill
A bill now working its way through Congress is a strong example of how work and education need to be closely entwined, experts say.
Virtual Workers,
Real Engagement
A new Gallup study reveals that workers who spend a few days away from the office report being more engaged than those who do not work remotely. Experts say the right blend of virtual and in-office work options is critical for engagement efforts to work.
What Good HR Looks Like
While HR is responsible for roughly half of an organization's operating costs, most HR professionals don't have the skills to be true business leaders. Here are some ways to build the skills HR executives need to excel.
Production Over Safety?
A new survey uncovers employees' disturbing perceptions about job safety. What can HR do to ensure productivity and safety are equally balanced in the workplace?
Accommodating Anxiety
As employers seek new ways to connect workers with the mental-health help they need, experts discuss possible workplace issues and some accommodations associated with depression and anxiety.
Making Harassment Hotlines Work
In its initial defense of the beleaguered Bill O'Reilly, Fox News maintained that not one of his accusers used the company's harassment hotline to make claims against O'Reilly. Experts say the Fox case holds lessons in how to ensure HR hotlines do what they were designed to do.
The Case for More Tortoises
Slow, methodical workers are best suited for jobs that require mastering complex problems, being thorough and not making mistakes. So why does HR design selection and evaluation systems biased against them?
The Retention Connection
Some companies have retooled their onboarding programs to build a stronger connection between new hires and the organization.
Getting Financially Fit
New research finds employers are stepping up to help workers become more financially savvy as they embrace the role they can play in helping to improve their workers' financial well-being.
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There are steps the nation can take to create better jobs, but don't expect them to be taken any time soon.
The End of Overtime? May 16, 2017