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SHRM is your go-to source for the latest news and resources in HR. Whether you're new to the field or digging into the trends shaping the world of work, HR Topics has something for you. Need something specific? Check out SHRM's specialized resource hub pages for niche and noteworthy topics.

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​Find resources on specialized workplace topics below. View key toolkits, policies, research and more on HR topics that matter to you.

New SHRM research highlights the urgent need for workplace civility, with U.S. workers facing millions of acts of incivility per day.

​An organization run by AI is not a futuristic concept. Such technology is already a part of many workplaces and will continue to shape the labor market and HR. Here's how employers and employees can successfully manage generative AI and other AI-powered systems.

Depression, bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders and other mental health impairments can rise to the level of disabilities under the Americans with Disabilities Act that require employers to make accommodations for workers with such conditions. These resources can help employers understand their obligations and address the mental health of their workers.

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The latest news and legal updates from the Golden State, along with access to SHRM's industry-leading SHRM California Law HR Specialty Credential.

Get the latest news and trends in total rewards, along with best practices for employers.

The coronavirus pandemic has changed the way we work, and other communicable diseases continue to affect workplaces globally. Look below for the latest news and updates, as well as critical member-only resources.

Whether it's handling complaints, helping employees navigate changes, or resolving conflicts, SHRM can help you master employee relations.

Employers need to prepare now to ready the workforce for the future. While much focus is placed on technology in future-of-work discussions, other factors such as remote work and the gig economy play a large role in how work will be done, who will be doing it and from where.

Find all of SHRM's coverage of international HR management issues, as well as development in global employment laws and best practices.

Get the tools & information you need to foster an inclusive and diverse workplace.

Leverage SHRM's tools & resources to navigate the ever-changing legal landscape surrounding marijuana and the workplace, plus the latest news.

In times of international crises, employers should provide support and empathy to workers who may be dealing with unseen stress.

Learn why a solid employee onboarding process can make a significant impact on employee experience and retention, plus innovative ideas to approaching welcoming new staff.

Discover new trends in training and development to keep your workforce moving forward.

Get the tools you need to manage pay equity, establish equitable salary ranges & performance reviews, plus the latest HR news on pay equity.

Many employers are continuing their efforts to bring employees back to a physical workplace after several years away. Whether a full-time onsite requirement or a hybrid approach, employers are seeking ways to meet the needs of the business and remain competitive while balancing the requirements of their workforce.

Find tips and best practices for keeping the workplace safe and risk-free.

Find the latest news, insights and labor market data driving workforce planning and recruiting.

Dangerous hurricanes, tornadoes, floods, fires, blizzards and severe storms can appear at a moment's notice, and employers must be prepared for myriad workplace issues that crop up before and after they strike. HR professionals can use these resources to help prepare for, and respond to, weather disasters.

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