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HR Magazine: Winter 2023

The Diversity Dilemma

Where are all the diversity jobs going? Why don’t diversity training programs work? And will the anti-woke movement suppress corporate DE&I?

Now that many employers encourage people to bring their "whole selves" to work in the name of well-being, conversations about race, gender, sexual orientation, disabilities—and, increasingly, religion—have become more common.

Companies asking retired employees to return—or asking older workers to slow down their retirement—isn’t unheard of, and such trends are only likely to accelerate. Why?

With nearly 1 in 3 U.S. adults classified as overweight, and more than 2 in 5 meeting the clinical definition of obesity, it follows that a significant number of people in today's workforce are likely to face weight-based workplace discrimination, potentially harming their job opportunities and career advancement.

Having a knowledge transfer plan can help human resource professionals train employees, boost productivity and increase employee satisfaction and retention.

Kathryn J. Coleman, senior vice president, chief talent and diversity officer at 3M, sees opportunities amid change—and embraces them.

Employers are often hesitant to take corrective action when an employee is frequently absent from work due to illness. But even with a doctor's note, not all health-related absences are protected under the law.

As ChatGPT and other generative artificial intelligence tools make headlines and their use continues to grow, HR is feeling the impact.

HR professionals perform critical roles in their organizations but often toil in anonymity. Many people don’t hear about the times when HR practitioners go above and beyond their job descriptions to provide much-needed support for employees and chart new courses for their organizations.

One reason for cybercriminals’ growing success rate with phishing attacks is a rise in the use of HR-related subject lines in those malicious employee emails.

Diversity is inevitable now, so creating a culture of inclusion becomes the greater—and more crucial—challenge for all of us.

Most people like the idea of climbing the career ladder and the monetary ­rewards that go with it. But promotions typically bring longer hours and expanded responsibilities—not always in the areas that an individual may find most interesting.

Two experts debate the impact of remote work on employee productivity.

In a recent SHRM survey of more than 1,000 recruiters, 24 percent said it was somewhat or very common for hiring managers to ask inappropriate interview questions during the hiring process.

Kimberly Wines’ penchant for problem-solving drove her interest in HR issues decades ago, when she was working as the controller for a previous employer.

One in six U.S. workers report having a nonapparent disability, and almost half choose not to disclose it to their employer. Here’s how HR can help.

The futurist and corporate advisor understands the conflicted state of leaders who want to show their human side while also projecting confidence and competence.

We all fall into the trap that hustling and running around are critical components of today’s society, but the reality is that it's more important to give yourself a break.

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