Leadership Matters

By Brenda Clark, CHRE

In legal-ese, the concept of “duty of care” refers to the responsibility, either of an individual or an organization, to act with a reasonable standard of care in regards to acts that could foreseeably cause harm, according to most legal definitions.

By Brenda Clark, CHRE

As you’ve seen, the cover theme for this issue is all about diversity and inclusion. Those are concepts that have truly gained ground in the workplace over the past two decades, and they continue to do so.

By Brenda Clark, CHRE

It’s a topic that’s long been top-of-mind for HR, pundits, consultants and the news cycle itself: what do Millennials want – and how can we mobilize, motivate and mentor them as they inevitably begin to reshape the face of the workplace?

By Liz Bernier

A stable 30-year career with the same employer, the same cast of coworkers and a predictable promotion trajectory used to be practically a guarantee; now it’s the exception to the rule.

By Heather Hudson

He calls it his “white male epiphany.” In 2000, Jeffery Tobias Halter’s employer, Coca-Cola, faced a $200-million discrimination lawsuit.

By Brenda Clark, CHRE

HR professionals are uniquely positioned to help ensure pay equity between men and women because they can spot potential biases and can educate managers about the issue and advise effective solutions, according to Closing the Gender Wage Gap: A Review and Recommendations by the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA).