Modern Bereavement Leave in Pandemic Times

“The shock of so much death has been profound. Most organizations are not prepared for a workforce with PTSD. There is no way for your EAP to handle what’s happening. Grief is rarely talked about openly, and almost never in the workplace. That’s all changed.” - John Sumser
 

The Lost Generation of College Recruits

On December 30, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Michael R. Kannisto, Ph.D., by Michael Kannisto, Ph.D.
“This year’s class of graduating seniors is especially impacted. College recruiting has a strict cadence and timeline and, with each passing day, the class of 2020 is facing the prospect of being completely excluded from the recruiting process.” - Michael Kannisto, Ph.D.
 

Hiring Neurodiverse People

On December 29, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, Editorial Advisory Board, Heather Bussing, HRExaminer, by Heather Bussing
“Neurodiverse people often possess remarkable technical and problem-solving capabilities. Because of the unique lens through which their brains view the world, they end up being very good at seeing patterns, making unlikely connections, and surfacing insights that others miss.” - Heather Bussing
 

8 Steps to Identify Your Everyday MVP Employees During The Pandemic

On December 28, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, HRExaminer, John Sumser, by John Sumser
This current public health crisis will likely result in a complete inversion of who is really important at your company. Instead of paying attention to the people with charisma and connections, we need to focus on people with competence.
 

MVP’s during the Pandemic: Modern Succession Planning for Operational Continuity

On December 24, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Michael R. Kannisto, Ph.D., by Michael Kannisto, Ph.D.
In times of scarcity or crisis, the rules change. Business continuity becomes the governing question. The conversation changes from identifying the next leaders to who will be needed to make things run.
 

Zoom and a bit about the downsides of decentralized work

On December 23, 2020, in Contributing Authors, Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, HRExaminer, Stela Lupushor, by Stella Lupushor
“It seemed like we’d have more time and greater schedule control. Instead, it feels like we are never really disconnected. We simulate happy hours and book clubs but experience greater isolation.” - Stella Lupushor
 

HRExaminer v11.02

Novel technological solutions are emerging to address the pandemic in the workforce. This week, John Sumser highlights those trends in the first two pieces in the Pandemic Workforce Series: New Safety, Health, and Development Technology and Who’s Doing Amazing Stuff (The Watchlist).

Plus, John Sumser examines the results of a study of 542 HR executives and subject matter experts to learn What intelligent tools organizations are using and what their growth potential is.

Don’t miss two more great pieces on risks and what’s missing from Organizational Health, Safety, and Development during the COVID-19 Crisis.

 

Pandemic Workforce: Who’s Doing Amazing Stuff (The Watchlist)

On December 11, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, HR Tech, HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
John Sumser looks at the companies doing amazing things during the pandemic (his HR Examiner Watchlist). This Watchlist includes Workday, ServiceNow, ADP, Socrates.ai, Humanyze, Vizier, PhenomPeople, Greenhouse, HiringSolved, WorkforceLogiq, Organization View, Culture Amp, and Arena.io.
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Pandemic Workforce: What’s Missing from Organizational Health, Safety, and Development during the COVID-19 Crisis?

On December 10, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, HR Tech, HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
In this clip from HRExaminer’s principal analyst, John Sumser explores what is missing from organizational health, safety, and development during the COVID-19 crisis.
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Pandemic Workforce: New Safety, Health, and Development Technology

On December 9, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, HR Tech, HR Technology, HRExaminer, John Sumser, Video, by John Sumser
John Sumser highlights some of the new safety, health, and development technology available for fighting COVID-19 in the workplace.
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