Remote work may turn out to be helpful to individual lawyer well-being, but at the same time law firm management may have more difficulty recognizing and assessing mental health issues that could interfere with a lawyer’s ability to practice law.
As companies prepare policies for their post-pandemic workplace, allowing employees to maintain work-from-home arrangements can have major ramifications.
When it comes to competing for business talent, companies are well served to get out of their comfort zone and cast a wide net that extends well beyond their circle of family and business contacts.
Now that COVID-19 vaccines are readily available, employers must wrestle with how, when and if they should mandate employees be vaccinated against the coronavirus, and whether or not to grant exceptions based on religious beliefs.
Fortunately for employers, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission just gave them a binary choice in regard to incentivizing vaccines, by drawing a key distinction based on who administers the shot.
Human resource executives predict companies that make a conscious effort to create healthy work environments in the post-pandemic era will have a critical edge in recruiting and retaining top talent.
We’ve all been there. We hire someone we really believe will be a great hire. Soon, though, it becomes clear it is not a good fit. I had to make the really tough decision [...]
The union bosses of the 1800s who organized workers to fight low wages and unsafe working conditions couldn’t have dreamed of this one: A day when the onus is now on companies to make their staff as happy as possible or risk having no employees at all. That’s possibly the single biggest and most long-lasting effect of a pandemic that sidelined tens of millions of employees for a year or more.
Companies are rethinking their hiring practices post-COVID-19 and are implementing new strategies to attract top talent as job seekers shift some of their priorities moving forward.
The competition to secure qualified talent (especially project managers, technical solutions architects, and business analysts) is intensifying. It is exacerbated the scarcity of potential on-site workers and the growing popularity of telecommuting. Providing remote work options can increase the potential talent pool, but makes it critical for managers to effectively manage remotely.