Employee burnout is costing you: 5 best ways to help

This post was originally published on this siteGood HR pros are aware of how much damage burnout can cause — both to productivity and the mental health of employees. But many may not know just how serious this issue has become. The World Health Organization (WHO) recently declared employee burnout an “occupational phenomenon” that may … Read moreEmployee burnout is costing you: 5 best ways to help

AARP sues Yale University for discriminatory ‘wellness’ practices

This post was originally published on this siteThe AARP Foundation announced it has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of Yale University employees, alleging that Yale’s employee wellness program violates the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA). The lawsuit contends that Yale forces certain employees and their spouses … Read moreAARP sues Yale University for discriminatory ‘wellness’ practices

Onboarding: The First Day Matters Most! – Infographic

This post was originally published on this siteIf your business relies on good employees, then you know successful onboarding is an essential first-step. This fun, simple and colorful infographic is a proven guide to getting it right. Share a copy with your staff, or share the link to other HR pros. WANT TO DOWNLOAD A … Read moreOnboarding: The First Day Matters Most! – Infographic

House-passed green card revamp faces hurdles

This post was originally published on this siteThe U.S. House of Representatives voted July 10 to eliminate limits on the percentage of employment-based permanent residency work visas (green cards) awarded to immigrants from any one country. The measure would apply to two types of work visas – EB-2 visas, for workers with advanced degrees or … Read moreHouse-passed green card revamp faces hurdles

California ban on hairstyle discrimination goes into force

This post was originally published on this siteCalifornia law now prohibits employers from implementing dress and appearance policies that discriminate against employees or job applicants based on how they wear their hair. Governor Gavin Newsom on July 3 signed into law the CROWN Act (Creating a Respectful and Open Workplace for Natural Hair). Grooming standards … Read moreCalifornia ban on hairstyle discrimination goes into force

Recruiting experts’ top 9 strategies to hire the best talent

This post was originally published on this siteIn a perfect world, HR pros like yourselves would take as much time as necessary to find that great hire. But the reality is, you have many more tasks than just hiring to focus on, and managers are typically pestering you to find someone ASAP. The good news? … Read moreRecruiting experts’ top 9 strategies to hire the best talent

Courts: Legal pot clashes with zero-tolerance drug test policies

This post was originally published on this siteCourts have historically found marijuana-positive drug tests sufficient grounds to terminate an employee or refuse to hire someone. Employers were safe to move forward without worrying about whether the individual was approved to use medical marijuana or if an employee was actually impaired while at work. Now, however, … Read moreCourts: Legal pot clashes with zero-tolerance drug test policies

Improved recruiting process for a better ‘candidate experience’

This post was originally published on this siteThis case study is adopted from a presentation by Olivia Melman, manager of recruiting operations, Digital Ocean, as presented at the ERE Recruiting Conference, San Diego. It’s no secret the hiring process can be confusing and frustrating for candidates. A lot of times they never hear back after … Read moreImproved recruiting process for a better ‘candidate experience’

Lying in the hiring process: How to handle the candidate

This post was originally published on this siteDo you know how well your company is protected from false claims on employment applications? During the hiring process, the ability to disqualify an applicant from consideration for a job, or to fire a candidate who lied on their application, hinges on what you have in writing. It’s … Read moreLying in the hiring process: How to handle the candidate

SHRM 2019: Financial wellness benefits employees want and need

This post was originally published on this siteThe HRMorning team joined 20,000 other HR pros at the Society for Human Resource Management’s annual conference and expo in Las Vegas June 23 – 26. Here’s some of what we learned about employee financial wellness benefits programs. Helping employees achieve and maintain financial wellness was a hot … Read moreSHRM 2019: Financial wellness benefits employees want and need

A 5-step fix for the ‘summertime blues’

This post was originally published on this siteFeeling a bit more burned out at work on these hot summer days? Get in line. A Gallup study of nearly 7,500 full-time employees done last summer found that 23% reported feeling job burnout very often or always, while another 44% reported feeling job burnout sometimes. That means … Read moreA 5-step fix for the ‘summertime blues’

What great wellness programs do differently: 3 proven tactics

This post was originally published on this siteAll wellness programs are not created equal. One-off wellness initiatives aren’t enough to achieve the ultimate goal, which is really two-fold: get employees healthier and keep healthcare costs down. Firms need to be smarter and invest in a well-designed health strategy in order to see a return, say … Read moreWhat great wellness programs do differently: 3 proven tactics

4 myths about ‘weed at work’ that are tripping up HR pros

This post was originally published on this siteThe growing strains from marijuana use in the workplace are stirring the pot for HR pros. And all puns aside, it’s very serious business — and very confusing, too. For instance, the CDC says 9.4% of the U.S. population used an illicit drug last month, and by far … Read more4 myths about ‘weed at work’ that are tripping up HR pros