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As universities across the country decided how to approach the fall academic school year during the pandemic, a common theme was how supervisors should prepare professors for remote or hybrid teaching. The challenges they encountered ranged from learning how to use video communication platforms like Zoom, to Internet connectivity problems, to what professors should do with their children while they were teaching.
By now, millions of Americans have grown accustomed to working from home because of the coronavirus pandemic. And that’s not such a bad thing.Despite many employers’ fears that output would suffer, recent studies have found that working remotely actually makes many employees more productive and engaged.Furthermore, in a survey by PwC, most office workers (83 percent) said they want to work from home at least one day a week, and over half of employers (55 percent) anticipate that most of their wo
On the campaign trail, Joe Biden made addressing gender-based pay inequality a key plank of his outreach to women. Here are some of the legislative and regulatory actions his administration is expected to support.
The chief people officer and senior vice president for Walmart Mexico and Central America discussed the company’s adjustments to the pandemic at the SHRM Global Mobility and Immigration Symposium.
Recently introduced with bipartisan backing, the Securing a Strong Retirement Act, dubbed Secure Act 2, would require employers to automatically enroll new employees in their workplace retirement plan, among other changes.
Once upon a time, societies "were grounded in the notion of a common good and collective responsibility," but today the U.S. is in the midst of an "empathy deficit, a gap of goodwill," said Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, president and chief executive officer of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).Taylor shared his thoughts during virtual State of the Society remarks at SHRM’s annual Volunteer Leaders’ Business Meeting on Nov. 20. More than 2,000 SHRM volunteer
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