Federal Agencies Relax Rules, Delay Deadlines Because of COVID-19

EntertainHR - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 13:13

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is causing disruptions throughout society, and government agencies aren’t immune from the need to make changes to normal practices. Employees testing positive for the virus have brought about agency branch office closures, essential government workers have been directed to work from home, and others not able to...

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Federal Agencies Relax Rules, Delay Deadlines Because of COVID-19

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 13:13

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is causing disruptions throughout society, and government agencies aren’t immune from the need to make changes to normal practices. Source: Lightspring / Shutterstock Employees testing positive for the virus have brought about agency branch office closures, essential government workers have been directed to...

Categories: Blogs

Federal Agencies Relax Rules, Delay Deadlines Because of COVID-19

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 13:13

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is causing disruptions throughout society, and government agencies aren’t immune from the need to make changes to normal practices. Source: Lightspring / Shutterstock Employees testing positive for the virus have brought about agency branch office closures, essential government workers have been directed to...

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Form I-9 In-Person Verification Deferred During COVID-19 Crisis

EntertainHR - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 10:34

In light of the unusual state of current affairs employers are facing due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced it will exercise discretion to defer the “in-person” requirements associated with Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9). These changes address the Immigration and Nationality Act...

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Form I-9 In-Person Verification Deferred During COVID-19 Crisis

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 10:34

In light of the unusual state of current affairs employers are facing due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced it will exercise discretion to defer the “in-person” requirements associated with Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9). These changes address the Immigration and Nationality Act...

Categories: Blogs

Form I-9 In-Person Verification Deferred During COVID-19 Crisis

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 10:34

In light of the unusual state of current affairs employers are facing due to the COVID-19 crisis, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has announced it will exercise discretion to defer the “in-person” requirements associated with Employment Eligibility Verification (Form I-9). These changes address the Immigration and Nationality Act...

Categories: Blogs

How One HR Professional Approaches Coronavirus Worries and Challenges

EntertainHR - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 04:01

Employers, employees, and HR face so many different challenges when it comes to the coronavirus that many are feeling overwhelmed. As the stewards of organizational culture, HR professionals need to meet the challenges with grace and positivity. We recently spoke with one professional who has deployed her usual positivity to meet the rising...

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How One HR Professional Approaches Coronavirus Worries and Challenges

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 04:01

Employers, employees, and HR face so many different challenges when it comes to the coronavirus that many are feeling overwhelmed. As the stewards of organizational culture, HR professionals need to meet the challenges with grace and positivity. We recently spoke with one professional who has deployed her usual positivity to meet the rising...

Categories: Blogs

How One HR Professional Approaches Coronavirus Worries and Challenges

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 04:01

Employers, employees, and HR face so many different challenges when it comes to the coronavirus that many are feeling overwhelmed. As the stewards of organizational culture, HR professionals need to meet the challenges with grace and positivity. We recently spoke with one professional who has deployed her usual positivity to meet the rising...

Categories: Blogs

Furloughed vs. Fired

EntertainHR - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 04:00

By the time you read this article, you have probably already been personally affected by the economic ramifications of the coronavirus. Many organizations have already begun rounds of terminations. Others have opted for mandatory furloughs for employees. Still others have opted for some combination of the above, along with other measures, to keep...

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Furloughed vs. Fired

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 04:00

By the time you read this article, you have probably already been personally affected by the economic ramifications of the coronavirus. Many organizations have already begun rounds of terminations. Others have opted for mandatory furloughs for employees. Still others have opted for some combination of the above, along with other measures, to keep...

Categories: Blogs

Furloughed vs. Fired

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 04:00

By the time you read this article, you have probably already been personally affected by the economic ramifications of the coronavirus. Many organizations have already begun rounds of terminations. Others have opted for mandatory furloughs for employees. Still others have opted for some combination of the above, along with other measures, to keep...

Categories: Blogs

Employee Training as a Retention Strategy

EntertainHR - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 04:00

Long-tenured staff are a benefit to any organization. They possess knowledge of and experience in not just the industry but also the specific company they work for. They can serve as mentors and teachers to new hires and serve as stewards for the organization’s long-term goals. Unfortunately, employee turnover is a huge problem for businesses...

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Employee Training as a Retention Strategy

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 04:00

Long-tenured staff are a benefit to any organization. They possess knowledge of and experience in not just the industry but also the specific company they work for. They can serve as mentors and teachers to new hires and serve as stewards for the organization’s long-term goals. Source: Tashatuvango / Shutterstock Unfortunately, employee turnover...

Categories: Blogs

Employee Training as a Retention Strategy

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 04:00

Long-tenured staff are a benefit to any organization. They possess knowledge of and experience in not just the industry but also the specific company they work for. They can serve as mentors and teachers to new hires and serve as stewards for the organization’s long-term goals. Source: Tashatuvango / Shutterstock Unfortunately, employee turnover...

Categories: Blogs

Accommodating Differing Learning Styles in Employee Development

EntertainHR - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 04:00

Do you learn visually? Or are you better with hearing something explained in depth and then trying it? Or would you rather just figure out how to do something new through trial and error? Or perhaps you’d like to read the user guide and then give it a go? Each of these examples showcases a […] The post Accommodating Differing Learning...

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Accommodating Differing Learning Styles in Employee Development

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 04:00

Do you learn visually? Or are you better with hearing something explained in depth and then trying it? Or would you rather just figure out how to do something new through trial and error? Or perhaps you’d like to read the user guide and then give it a go? Source: Jeremyah / Shutterstock Each of these examples showcases a different learning style...

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Accommodating Differing Learning Styles in Employee Development

Resources for Humans: - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 04:00

Do you learn visually? Or are you better with hearing something explained in depth and then trying it? Or would you rather just figure out how to do something new through trial and error? Or perhaps you’d like to read the user guide and then give it a go? Source: Jeremyah / Shutterstock Each of these examples showcases a different learning style...

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Why Generational Differences at Work Don’t Actually Matter That Much

EntertainHR - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 04:00

Generational stereotypes at work are pretty common. For example, the thinking sometimes goes that older workers are more loyal to their jobs than younger workers or that younger workers are lazy and don’t make good managers. It turns out that differences among the generations in the workplace are pretty small. Using a meta-analysis of 20...

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Why Generational Differences at Work Don’t Actually Matter That Much

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 03/27/2020 - 04:00

Generational stereotypes at work are pretty common. For example, the thinking sometimes goes that older workers are more loyal to their jobs than younger workers or that younger workers are lazy and don’t make good managers. It turns out that differences among the generations in the workplace are pretty small. Using a meta-analysis of 20...

Categories: Blogs
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