Tag: policy

COVID-19 vaccine policy in the workplace: Best practices

DISCLAIMER: While we are sharing insights from legal experts on this topic, Workable is not a legal authority and this is not to be taken as formal legal advice. For clarity on legal processes, please consult a lawyer. First, let’s look at social opinion. A CNBC survey released on Dec. 18, 2020, found that 57% […] The post COVID-19 vaccine policy in the workplace:…

The Road Ahead for Technology Policy

Read Time1 Minute, 3 Second 2020 was a most difficult year. The COVID-19 pandemic and the accompanying social and economic crises impacted us all. While new vaccines provide hope that life will head back toward a pre-pandemic level of stability, the world will never be the same, as many social, technological, and business trends were accelerated by last year’s events.  This is unquestionably true…

BlackRock’s New Love Policy + Simon Sinek’s Trust vs. Performance Quadrant

In episode 35 of The HR Famous Podcast, long-time HR leaders (and friends) Tim Sackett, Kris Dunn and Jessica Lee discuss their favorite Halloween candy, dig into BlackRock’s recent policy change that mandates employee report all romantic relationships, including those with all company partners and vendors, and wrap it up with a discussion on Performance vs. Trust via a famous Simon Sinek video.  Listen (click this link if you don’t see…

Navigating Process and Policy Changes Related to COVID-19

In light of COVID-19, human resources (HR) professionals have a new mandate: Ensure the wellbeing of the workforce during the pandemic and help navigate the new normal. But in an effort to protect the health and safety of workers and blunt the economic impact of COVID-19, company leaders and government legislators are creating new guidelines almost daily. The dynamic creates an unprecedented challenge for…

EMPLOYEES FIRST: GLASSDOOR IMPLEMENTS WORK FROM HOME POLICY AMID CORONAVIRUS

This post was originally published on this site MILL VALLEY, CALIF. (March 3, 2020) – Glassdoor’s top priority is the health and safety of our employees. As the COVID-19 coronavirus evolves into a global health concern, we have made the decision to ask all employees to work from home until further notice. Our goal is to minimize the risk to employees and help lower…

Is Honesty Always the Best Policy?

I’ve got a normal, everyday dilemma for you. You go into an interview for a job you really want. You’ve got a great career going, but this job is really next-level stuff, with a great brand. You have big career goal aspirations, so this won’t be your last stop. You know it’s coming, that question, but if you answer it honestly, it’s probably going to cost…

Will Amazon’s New Salary Policy Actually Hurt Women?

So, a ton of our HR peers around the country in states like California, Massachusetts, New York City, etc. are trying to figure out new laws that ban hiring managers from asking candidates about their salary history. Forever, this has been commonplace. It might still be in your workplace, as this isn’t federal law, yet, most managers use the salary history question as a…

Your Professional Conduct Policy > Freedom of Speech

The biggest lie the devil ever told your employees is that Freedom of Speech protects them from being fired. Nothing could be further from the truth.  There are things that protect employees from being fired – things like employment contracts, friends in high places within your company, proactive lawsuits they’ve filed that are the equivalent of poison pills for companies to take on, etc….

It’s High Time You Reviewed Your Company’s Drug Policy

Over the past 10 years, there have been changes to laws governing medicinal and recreational   marijuana use across the United States. Twenty-five states and Washington D.C. have legalized marijuana in some form. Alaska, Colorado, Oregon, Washington and Washington D.C. have legalized the recreational use of marijuana and 25 million Americans have used marijuana in the past year with 14 million of these using the…

If Playboy Can Give Up Nudity, You Can Toss An Outdated Vacation Policy

“I only read it for the articles” may soon be true for Playboy fans! Playboy has officially announced it will be PG-13 as of 2016 and no longer print nude pictures of women. As CNN reports: “This isn’t a story about nudity; it’s a story about disruption and innovation. Times, tastes and technology have changed everything. Even at 89, Hugh Hefner understands a simple…