With nearly 2.2 million women having left the U.S. labor market since the beginning of the pandemic, women’s workforce progress is spiraling backwards. Working mothers have been forced to quit or drastically reduce their hours as balancing work, childcare responsibilities, and remote school have become untenable. Let’s move beyond the statistics and start the difficult work of helping women […]
In the wake of Covid-19, organizations are fundamentally rethinking their product and service portfolios, reinventing their supply chains, pursuing large-scale organizational restructuring and digital transformation, and rebuilding to correct systemic racism from the ground up. Traditional change management process won’t cut it. The author borrows from agile software development processes to reinvent the change management […]
Gregg Danzer is an HR director, not a child care expert, but lately he has spent a good part of each day trying to figure out what children need when their school is operating virtually and their parents have to go to work. His latest project: creating a one-room schoolhouse in the office with Wi-Fi, […]
From the new workforce development network, WorkRise, this article begins to answer: “Why has the US struggled to maintain economic mobility for those without a degree, and what policy and institutional changes must be made to give all workers a better path toward economic success as we build back after the pandemic?”
The National Fund of Workforce Solutions recently released a wellness guide for employers to understand their employee’s financial health and identify resources to support them. This product was developed in partnership with the Social Policy Institute at Washington University in St. Louis.
The Employer Toolkit was included in the Aspen Institute’s Job Quality Tools Library. Learn more about the new resource and the importance of job quality.
Watch this webinar hosted by Queen City Certified that discusses how HR professionals can foster an inclusive workplace during the COVID-19 crisis. Featured panelists include: 84.51, Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden, Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra, Freestore Foodbank, Greater Cincinnati Foundation and Michelman.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has created this site to help small businesses during the COVID-19.
Over the last three years, our team has conducted countless interviews and surveys with employers across the country to learn about their challenges recruiting, retaining and engaging their workforce, especially their lower-wage workers. The Employer Toolkit is the product of this research. As you’ve likely reviewed, the Toolkit reframes over sixty workplace policies to address […]
We hope the Employer Toolkit will serve as a starting point on your learning journey. After you’ve reviewed the Toolkit, might we suggest checking out this curated list of trusted partners and resources to help you dive into these topics more deeply. National Resources: Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) offers many resources for HR […]