EEOC guidance covers how covid affects ADA, other laws

June 18, 2020
The EEOC has posted an updated and expanded technical assistance publication addressing questions arising under the federal equal employment opportunity laws related to the coronavirus pandemic.
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What have we learned from COVID-19?

June 12, 2020
Leaders share tales of how their workplaces rose to meet the challenges of COVID-19.
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How to handle an extrovert

June 12, 2020
Extroverted employees are friendly and outgoing, like to talk to co-workers and customers, and are often good communicators. But when their jobs get tough or they feel down, they also need to talk, and they probably come to you. Accept this as the natural order of things, and make it positive and productive for both them and yourself.
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At last! The skinny on reimbursing employees’ internet access

June 9, 2020
This is a rather salient issue now, as so many employees are working from home.
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6 interview tips that stop the nonsense

June 4, 2020
Mel Kleiman of the hiring solutions firm Humetrics has pretty much seen it all—every type of prospective hire, and every mistake that can be made by those who have jobs that need filling. In a recent webinar, his advice to managers struggling to take away the best insights from job interviews included these eye-opening nuggets.
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What we’re suddenly learning about the staff’s mental health

June 4, 2020
Experts widely agree that mental health issues will continue to plague workplaces beyond the passing of the coronavirus, which remains a constant cloud over many a worker’s mind. In her recent webinar on the topic, attorney Anniken Davenport urged employers to consider these issues.
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Remote workers hitting social media: Be alert

June 1, 2020
With the current pandemic forcing so many employees to work at home, and to otherwise spend much more time there than normal, it’s understandable they’re turning to social media as an outlet for their emotions and frustrations. It’s an especially delicate time for employers to attempt to govern what their staff should or should not say online.
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Tracking employees: Yes or no?

June 1, 2020
Just because you can, doesn’t always mean you should. Or, shouldn’t you?
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Formalize remote work with telecommuting guidelines and agreement

May 8, 2020
Now is the time to start bringing order to the telecommuting process. Here are some guidelines, including a sample telecommuting agreement.
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Working from home is the new normal: Projected trends for the future

May 7, 2020

By now, organizations and teams have adjusted to working remotely amid the COVID-19 pandemic. Some came to this point more grudgingly than others. Astute organizations will come out stronger and with a different view on how to approach the work experience. Here are some other trends likely to emerge.

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