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The HR Professional December 2018 Issue

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Care from Anywhere

Supporting the mental health of a global workforce

By Jason McCormick

 

In the last century, the advancement of transportation and communication technology has connected us and created an international community. For companies, this means that a global workforce is necessary to stay competitive in an international marketplace.

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Making Diversity Pay Off

How Western Union has made diversity a growth engine

By Janice Williams

 

For some companies, diversity is probably on the to-do list. Diversity is recognized as important, but it sits on the back burner while other issues are prioritized. At Western Union, diversity isn’t an issue or a topic to consider from the to-do list; diversity is enmeshed within their business practices, employee base, customers and company as a whole.

A New AI

Augmented intelligence is changing the way we support employees battling cancer

By Lewis Levy, MD, FACP

 

Technology that has the ability to learn, and then respond based on that learning, is permeating much of our everyday lives. From apps that choose our music and movies based on our past preferences, to batteries that last longer based on how we use them, the benefits of machine learning continue to rise.

Want to Increase Employee Productivity?

Help them retire

By Randy Cass

 

Financial worry is the leading cause of stress across the country and the impact of this extends far beyond the personal lives of employees. It also has an effect on professional behaviours in the workplace as well.

Pharmacogenomics

An emerging resource for employee benefits plans

By Joseph Ricciuti

 

The community of human resource professionals is in general agreement that it makes good business sense to develop and implement programs that promote and support a healthy workplace. However, in spite of such strategies, there is a continued struggle to reduce healthcare costs and improve productivity in the workplace.

Beyond Metrics

What HR teams need to know to build and scale their sales organization

By Jamie Hoobanoff

 

Building and scaling an organization’s sales team can be a daunting task for sales leaders and HR professionals. Whether you are working to keep up with new hiring trends, focusing on maintaining balance within your existing teams or looking at innovative approaches to bring on the best talent, managing and planning for growth and the addition of new sales hires can be a challenge. 

Care from Anywhere

Supporting the mental health of a global workforce

By Jason McCormick

 

In the last century, the advancement of transportation and communication technology has connected us and created an international community. For companies, this means that a global workforce is necessary to stay competitive in an international marketplace.