Human Resources

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Ten Steps for Employers Facing Layoffs, Furloughs, and Workplace Closures

The Coronavirus (COVID-19) has taken a toll on the workforce, with many employers forced to consider furloughs, layoffs, and workplace closures. Few business decisions involve as many legal, emotional, and practical considerations as the decision to lay off employees. The challenge for management is to reduce the workforce in a… 

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How HR Pros Fight Isolation

“You can’t be human in isolation.” – Desmond Tutu And, it’s true…even in a work environment. Isolation leads to workplace stress. In fact, 73% of managers with high levels of workplace isolation also report high levels of workplace stress. In studying this issue of isolation in the workplace, authors Emma…