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Anxiety in the Workplace

Workplace anxiety is a real thing and can affect a person’s mental focus, satisfaction, motivation, and ability to carry out their work duties. Understanding what it is, recognizing when it shows up, and knowing how to offer support can help equip you to manage workplace anxiety.

ADHD in the Workplace

"We're all a little ADHD right?" "I'm so ADHD sometimes!" We've all heard statements like these before. Though usually said in good humor, damaging statements like these downplay one's struggles, no matter how good the intention. All while pointing a glaring spotlight on some widely accepted (and incredibly inaccurate) stereotypes surrounding this invisible disability. But what is ADHD really and what does it look like in your workplace?

Autism in the Workplace

Including employees with an autism spectrum disorder in your diversity efforts can be extremely beneficial for your business. People on the autistic spectrum have unique strengths that can be harnessed to improve your workplace. Read on to learn how best to support employees with autism and reap the benefits of their unique strengths.

Adult Learning Principles

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median age for U.S. employees is 42. An employer skilled at adult learning principles can adapt their workforce to the constantly changing industry demands while attracting new talent.

Active Listening

How many times have you been listening but don’t remember what was said? Were you busy trying to come up with a response before the speaker was finished? Were you distracted by your phone? If so, it is time to learn and apply the important skill of active listening!

Age Discrimination

“Over the hill” plastered on black balloons alongside a matching cake in a company break room for a colleague’s 60th birthday. The new software training is optional, but only younger workers are signing up for it. Your recruiter consistently offers you younger workers to interview for a senior-level management position and you notice your company tends to promote younger workers at a rate that far exceeds that of older workers. Should you be concerned? Could these be signs of age discrimination? Read on to learn more.

Active Shooters in the Workplace

It's something none of us want to think about, but workplace violence is real, and HR must take the lead in preparing for and mitigating it. Have you prepared your organization for workplace violence? An active shooter in the workplace is a worst-case scenario, but unfortunately, it does happen. Reduce anxiety and negative outcomes by having clear policies and education.

Apprenticeship

You’ve heard of apprenticeships, and maybe you're wondering if they can help your organization. In this article, we will discuss what an apprenticeship is, the pros and cons of offering one, and how to build an apprenticeship program.

Asbestos Laws and Regulations

Asbestos has been heavily regulated since its adverse health effects have become known. Understanding its danger and the regulations can save your employees' health and your company from legal penalties.

Absence Rate

Do you need more insight into the health of your organization? How do you know if you have a high number of employee absences, and how should you manage it if you do? Read on to learn more about absence rates.

All-Hands Company Meeting

Your boss tells you to pull together a company-wide meeting. Now what? Don't be overwhelmed; the all-hands company meeting is a great opportunity to communicate goals, build culture, and address issues. Read on to learn more about its benefits, frequency, and how to plan and facilitate one.

Absence Management

You want to support employees' needs and wellness, but you're also aware that everybody needs to come to work consistently for the company to be successful. Fortunately, there are some tried-and-true best practices HR professionals can use to put an effective and fair absence management policy into place.

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the most comprehensive anti-discrimination law for people with disabilities. Because the ADA applies to both employees and qualified applicants, having a solid understanding of what the ADA requires and how to stay in compliance is key for any HR office. In this article, we’ll help you get started.

Additional Pay

There are a lot of reasons to supplement employee wages with additional pay. You may find yourself looking for ways to correct an error, show appreciation, improve performance, encourage participation in a program or sweeten the deal for a new hire.

Whatever the reason, knowing the different types of additional pay and how they serve the employment relationship is an important part of Human Resources management. This article will show you the basics of additional pay and when to use it like a pro!

Applicant Tracking System

When you’re trying to identify qualified applicants for an open role, the last thing you want to deal with is messy spreadsheets and administrative tasks. It’s nearly impossible to organize the most important information for every candidate, efficiently communicate with them, and select the right fit if you’re completing every task manually.

That’s where applicant tracking systems (ATS) come in. Continue reading to learn what an applicant tracking system is, the benefits of using an ATS, the best applicant tracking systems available, and how to choose the right platform for your company.
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