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The Evolving Role of HR and Finance in Supporting Digital Transformation

Tue, 04/14/2020 - 04:00

With 2020 marking the beginning of a new decade, the relentless drive of digital transformation has now coalesced with the new realities of the coronavirus pandemic, creating an unprecedented time for businesses and consumers alike. While company leaders are focused on employee communications and trying to execute business continuity plans, many of...

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EEOC Consent Decree Serves to Remind Employers to Reevaluate Screening Practices

Tue, 04/14/2020 - 04:00

Dollar General is the latest employer to settle with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) over its use of criminal history information in the hiring process. The consent decree memorializing the settlement requires the company to pay $6 million to aggrieved applicants and prohibits it from considering criminal history when hiring...

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Helping Employees Stay Well During COVID-19

Tue, 04/14/2020 - 04:00

These are stressful times for everyone, and in a work environment where mental illness was already a rising concern for many organizations, the COVID-19 crisis is creating new concerns. Employees are anxious not only about their health and the health of their loved ones but also about the economy, child care, and their job security. […] The...

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Training Employees to Effectively Work from Home

Tue, 04/14/2020 - 04:00

The rapid spread of COVID-19 has forced three-quarters of U.S. states to issue stay-at-home orders, impacting nearly 300 million Americans, as of early April. While many states have certain exemptions that allow “essential” businesses to stay up and running, thousands of companies across the country have shifted the majority of their staffs to...

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Ask the Expert: Recruiting Document Retention

Tue, 04/14/2020 - 04:00

Q. How long should we retain recruitment records such as job applications and interview notes for candidates who aren’t hired? A. Generally speaking, all pre-employment documents must be retained for 3 years following an employee’s termination. Therefore, pre-employment documents (e.g., job descriptions, applications/resumes, interview...

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Hiring in Times of Uncertainty

Mon, 04/13/2020 - 04:02

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in March 2020 rose for the first time in years, signaling the end of the candidate-driven market and a turning point in the recruiting world. While many organizations are putting employees on furlough or conducting outright layoffs, that doesn’t accurately reflect every industry....

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Coaching Meets Coronavirus: How to Support Employees During a Crisis

Mon, 04/13/2020 - 04:01

In a crisis, our attention tends to shift from the most common, everyday concern of needing approval to the more basic needs of security and control (water, food, shelter, etc.). In this coronavirus pandemic, good managers are asking themselves similar questions: What basic things do my employees need to survive a difficult work situation? What...

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Maintaining Engagement with Remote Workers

Mon, 04/13/2020 - 04:00

Obviously, we are not currently in the best of times. The rapid outbreak of COVID-19 has led to local, state, and national shutdowns; quarantines; and “shelter-in-place” orders around the world. The post Maintaining Engagement with Remote Workers appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.

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Online Security in the Age of Increased Remote Workers

Mon, 04/13/2020 - 04:00

As diagnosed cases of the coronavirus increase globally, “social distancing” and “flattening the curve” have entered the common lexicon—and earned hashtag status in the United States. Many companies are doing their part to support government directives by encouraging employees to work from home. Remote work is a commendable response to...

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Developing a Never-Too-Late-to-Apologize Culture

Mon, 04/13/2020 - 04:00

In HR circles, we talk a lot about the accountability each employee has with his or her interactions and interpersonal relationships. We talk about the individual ownership each person has. We talk about responsibility for culture in the workplace. Part of that accountability and responsibility involves owning the typically unintentional hurt or...

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New Jersey DCR Releases COVID-19 FAQs

Mon, 04/13/2020 - 04:00

Last month, the New Jersey Division on Civil Rights (DCR) released a guidance addressing frequently asked questions regarding the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Specifically, the DCR focused on protections and obligations under the New Jersey Law Against Discrimination (NJLAD). Protections in Employment The NJLAD prohibits discrimination and...

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