Employers grappling with COVID-19’s impact on the workplace soon may be forced to make another tough decision after months of agonizing about layoffs, furloughs and the right strategies to keep their businesses afloat during [...]
As attorneys for employers and employees alike say they now expect, any new vaccine will also involve its own set of practical problems, especially in workplaces.
In a random sample of over 560 member businesses nationwide, the National Federation of Independent Business found that, seasonally adjusted, more than one-third of small businesses had open positions they couldn’t fill last month.
The businesses that survive and thrive are the ones that adapt. This has certainly been the case this year as companies were forced to respond to the threat of COVID-19. Some of the changes will be short-lived and others will have lasting impact.
CHG Healthcare, the nation's largest privately-held healthcare staffing company, today announced the results of a nationwide study of more than 800 U.S. workers, revealing attitudes and sentiments toward workplace culture, working from home, mental [...]
Kim Howie, left, and Nancy Werteen say human resource priorities are changing to focus on employee outlook and wellness. (Submitted photo) Recent research tells us that happy, less stressed employees are good [...]
Here’s what the “best” companies to work for offering their employees today: paid time off for volunteer work, new hire referral bonuses, fitness facilities, telecommuting options and health care coverage that starts the first day, among other benefits.
Will Covid-19 clobber the open office floor plan? Popular among millennials and meant to encourage collaboration and innovation, open floor plans have been popular for years. But fears over health safety since the coronavirus [...]
Today’s polarizing, political landscape and the global uprising against racial injustice is filtering into the workplace, so it is imperative that company leaders consider how they create a space to foster and facilitate open dialogue that provides everyone an opportunity for their voice to be heard.
As the flu season approaches, and the COVID-19 pandemic continues, how employers in Oregon, and elsewhere, handle vaccines will be an ongoing pressure point.