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Fatigued workers can lead to serious problems in the workplace. Lack of sleep can significantly increase the risk of injury, thus creating a dangerous work environment. In fact, according to the National Safety Council, about 13% of workplace injuries are attributable to sleep problems. To keep the work environment safe, it’s important to make sure… Read more »
Attracting and retaining talent is often a top priority for HR departments. Given the effect the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the job market, one might imagine this task is easier than ever. Unfortunately, that’s far from the truth. While there may be more candidates than usual, attracting quality talent and retaining top performers still… Read more »
Traveling by car for business? To minimize your risks when you are driving alone and avoid unwelcome encounters, follow these useful safety tips. Be Ready Have your key in your hand when going to your car. If you sense you may be in danger, pre-dial 911 on your cell phone before heading to your car…. Read more »
In response to COVID-19, many learning and development (L&D) efforts have shifted to virtual learning systems. However, both during- and post-pandemic, technology can help create efficiencies for training employees. L&D Trends Current L&D technology trends include: Augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR)—These technologies can offer immersive training experiences, and they have started to receive… Read more »
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Chemicals are safe to work with if we work with chemicals safely. When we use chemicals as they were intended and follow all necessary safety precautions, we can maintain a safe workplace and prevent injury or illness. Hazard Communication is designed to teach us how to safely work with the chemicals we have in this… Read more »
Most of us know it is smart to save money for those big-ticket items we really want to buy, such as a new television, car or home. But you may not realize that probably the most expensive thing you will ever buy in your lifetime is your retirement. Perhaps you’ve never thought of “buying” your… Read more »
A well-crafted incentive program motivates your employees to take steps toward improving their health—resulting in a positive return on investment (ROI) for you. To design an effective wellness incentive, consider the following steps. Determine what employee actions you want to increase or decrease with the use of an incentive. To determine which incentives to use,… Read more »
HR departments are given more and more responsibility each year, oftentimes with budgets that don’t match. This means HR teams must constantly seek ways to innovate and stay on top of trends if they want to compete in the marketplace, particularly amid the COVID-19 pandemic. To that end, here are five HR trends to watch… Read more »