The Road to Economic Recovery: Human Capital in the Driver’s Seat – by Amy Armitage, Co-chair Human Capital Investment and Reporting Council (HC IRC)

If the coronavirus crisis is a uniquely human crisis, the most powerful driver in our economic recovery is what we do next with our human capital and people practices. Research and recent discussions from our Human Capital Investment and Reporting Council (HC IRC) suggest that an enhanced focus on human capital reporting, transparency and disclosure is an important foundation for ...

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THE BACK STORY – HR in the Time of COVID-19: (with apologies to Gabriel García Márquez, author of “Love in the Time of Cholera”) – by Katherine Jones, Ph.D.

The last “Back Story” column, titled “Managing Talent In – and Out – of Your Organization,” addressed layoff strategies, primarily addressed at professional, white collar environments. Timely yes, but in the relatively short time since the last edition of Workforce Solutions Review was published, millions have lost their jobs in pandemic-related closures. Hardest hit are often hourly workers in retail, ...

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In a World of Technology, How Do We Continue to Talk? – by Raya Rhabari and Lori Blander

The digital era has fundamentally changed the way we communicate with one another. Devices have helped boost our productivity, performance, and creativity in many ways. It has also helped to connect us globally. With email, instant messenger applications, texting, remote teams and social media, we have endless options for how to connect with anyone, stranger or friend, across the world. ...

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