5 Ways to Help Struggling Remote Employees Adjust

While employees in many countries have been working virtually for some time, the COVID-19 pandemic forced us almost overnight to change how we live and work. Additional turmoil in American society related to civil rights and the economic recession is making an already difficult situation that much harder for employees struggling to focus on day-to-day

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Is It Okay to Track Your Employees’ Whereabouts?

Does a company have the right to track the whereabouts of its employee? Employee locations have massive tax and legal implications for employers. For instance, if an employee worked two weeks in New York City each year, their company must legally withhold NY taxes from their paycheck. If an employee stays 183 days or more in the United Kingdom, they are required

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Remember Your ABCs: Moving From Theory to Practice When Recruiting for Executive Diversity

Scanning the headlines today, you will undoubtedly come across stories about the need to build diverse workforces at all organizational levels, particularly the C-suite. The conversation has been driven in large part by the strength of the Black Lives Matter movement, in addition to recent legislation — including California’s Senate Bill (SB) 826 requiring public companies to find female board

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Time to Refocus Training on Remote Work?

Currently, huge numbers of American workers are working remotely as a way to promote social distancing and slow the spread of COVID-19. Employers’ mind-set has been that the current situation is a necessary temporary measure as we ride out the worst of the pandemic. However, as the virus is rebounding in many states where social distancing and business closure

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Diversity Initiatives Are Doomed to Fail Without Support from Within

The death of George Floyd at the hands of police in Minnesota reverberated around the nation and beyond, raising awareness of many forms of discrimination. Among those eager to do something constructive have been leaders of the nation’s business community. These leaders have been motivated by not only a personal sense of justice but also

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Preparing Your Workforce for a Return to the Office

We’ve required a lot out of employees over the last few months. Millions of people worldwide overhauled their practices to work remotely, with 88% of office staff working from home during the pandemic. Although many are keen to have the flexibility to work from home in the future, just 16% want to say goodbye to the office

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Benefits to a Shorter Workweek

Has your organization considered adopting a shorter workweek? With all of the changes we’re facing amid the pandemic, there are a lot of nontraditional suggestions being considered by large and small organizations alike. A shorter workweek is one option on the table for some companies. Here are some of the reasons employers may be considering

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