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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 »
Media coverage of workplace violence tends to misrepresent the scale and nature of the problem. While the dramatic, isolated incidents often publicized are shocking, most workplace violence consists in less newsworthy – but equally worrisome – activity, including threats of physical violence, harassment, intimidation or other threatening behavior. And while failing to adequately prevent and… Read more »
The Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) requires employers to provide a safe work environment for their workers. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for creating workplace safety standards and enforcing compliance with the OSH Act. OSHA enforces compliance with the OSH Act by conducting inspections, gathering evidence and imposing penalties… Read more »
Regardless of where you choose to invest your money—cash, stocks, bonds, real estate, or a combination of places—the key to saving for retirement is to make your money work for you. It does this through the power of compounding. Compounding investment earnings is what can make even small investments become larger given enough time. You… Read more »
On Jan. 29, 2021, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued guidance on mitigating and preventing the spread of COVID-19 in the workplace. The guidance is intended to inform employers and workers in settings outside of health care of the risks of being exposed to or contracting COVID-19 at work. This guidance is meant… Read more »