December 2021

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    HR Tech Takes Center Stage in Addressing Work Challenges

    ​Human resource technology moved from backstage to center stage in 2021. Venture capital investment in HR platforms and applications hit record levels, the C-suite green lit spending on a wealth of technologies designed to support remote and hybrid work, and industry vendors responded to HR’s pandemic-driven needs by developing innovative new features on their platforms. […] More

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    Pandemic Will Influence Legal Trends in 2022

    ​Employers will continue to grapple with the coronavirus pandemic in 2022. Some may try to limit the spread of infections by requiring workers to get booster shots or postponing return-to-workplace plans. These employers will face certain legal questions as they formulate their policies. Other legal challenges coming in 2022 could include the U.S. Department of […] More

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    Cannabis Laws, Pay Equity and Paid Leave Shaped Workplace Policies in 2021

    ​Although many HR professionals focused on managing the coronavirus crisis in 2021, they also had to keep up with evolving marijuana laws, pay equity rules and paid-leave requirements. Here are five of the most significant SHRM Online articles on state and local workplace laws in 2021. 1. Some New Marijuana Laws Protect Off-Duty Recreational Use As the trend […] More

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    California HR Pros Grappled with COVID-19 Laws and Contractor Rules in 2021

    ​HR professionals in the Golden State are used to managing complex workplace laws that go beyond federal requirements. In 2021, they had to navigate an array of state and local COVID-19 safety and vaccination rules in addition to other employment laws that impact their policies. Here are six significant SHRM Online articles that California HR […] More

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    HR Technology Helped Employers Survive the Pandemic

    ​The adoption of and interest in workplace technology was unprecedented in 2021. HR tech vendors provided a major assist to organizations navigating the COVID-19 pandemic, and many innovations will permanently change the workplace.    Here are five articles on HR technology that you may have missed: 1. Emphasis on Employee Experience Revolutionizes HR Technology Collaboration and […] More

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    HR Pros Share 2022 New Year’s Resolutions

    ​What’s your New Year’s resolution for 2022? Clean out the closets? Take up a new sport? Save more money? For some, the first days of the year are also a time to tackle work-related goals. Read on to learn what some HR professionals hope to accomplish on the job in 2022.  Make Time to Recharge […] More

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    Paysend Enters Partnership with Tencent Financial Technology for Money Transfers Through Weixin

    LONDON – 29 DECEMBER 2021 – Paysend, the card-to-card pioneer and international payments platform, today announces a technology partnership with Tencent Financial Technology, the fintech arm of world-leading internet and technology company Tencent, that will enable people receive money through Weixin, the PRC version of WeChat targeting users in mainland China. Under the partnership, Paysend […] More

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    UK: Guidance Released to Assist Employers with Hybrid Working

    The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) has published new practical guidance on hybrid working. The guidance covers areas as varied as recruitment, health and safety, and ensuring policies and practices are inclusive and fair. The new guidance, commissioned on behalf of the government’s flexible working taskforce, comes in the context of significant movement […] More

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    OSHA Withdraws Most of Temporary COVID-19 Health Care Safety Rule

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is withdrawing all but the record-keeping requirements under a COVID-19 emergency temporary standard (ETS) that applied only to health care workers. The health care ETS, which was issued in June, focused on settings where coronavirus patients are treated, including hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living facilities. The ETS required covered employers to […] More

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    Tips for Handling Both Sides of the Job Interview Resonated in 2021

    ​A record-breaking number of U.S. workers quit their jobs in 2021—4.4 million in September—so it’s not surprising that articles with pointers on how to find a new job resonated with SHRM Online readers. And for HR professionals charged with recruiting and developing employees, rethinking soft skills and learning to delegate were popular topics. Here are […] More

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    Narcissism, Passive Aggressiveness Top Most-Read People Manager Articles of 2021

    ​Narcissistic managers, passive-aggressive employees and the bad habits of remote workers were among the most-read articles for people managers in 2021, with the top article examining what a manager’s role should be if a workplace requires COVID-19 vaccines. 1. Managers and Mandated Vaccines When this article was published about a year into the pandemic in […] More

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    Recruiting, Retention Was Volatile in 2021

    ​Amid the rise and fall and rise again of COVID-19 case counts and the machinations behind vaccine requirements in the workplace, employees began to prioritize work-from-home arrangements, flexibility, better pay and protection from the pandemic. Employers struggled to find and hold on to workers as workplaces reopened and employees took control of the labor market. […] More

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