While it may be legal to require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine, the decision won’t be simple. Vaccination has become a fraught topic, thanks in part to the national politicizing of the virus, safety measures and shutdowns. What’s a CEO to do? SHRM President and CEO Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, says leaders let their company’s culture guide their decision-making.
As millions of employees continue to work from home during the coronavirus pandemic, our trust in colleagues and leaders may be evaporating. If we can’t see our co-workers, we don’t know for sure that they are holding up their end of the workload. There are a few steps leaders should take—and one they shouldn’t—to bring trust back to theirs and their employees’ relationships.
Microsoft’s new Viva employee experience platform—an app in Microsoft Teams that functions as a one-stop-shop employee portal—has arrived. HR technology vendors now need to determine how they’ll co-exist with or compete against a major new player in the market.
Data show that the shift to remote work during the COVID-19 pandemic has been largely successful in maintaining productivity, but most employers still believe that returning to the office is the best path forward for maintaining a strong organizational culture. But is that true?
As organizations learn more about the employee experience during the coronavirus pandemic, data has emerged suggesting that employers will have to adopt new approaches and invest in technology that helps them listen, learn and improve the worker experience. HR managers will also have to lead as they build mature employee experience programs.
At a time when corporate and community blood drives are being canceled by the tens of thousands, putting a squeeze on the country’s blood supply, some employers continue to hold the drives with enhanced safety protocols. Here’s how they do it.