Public Sector HR News

  • We Are Writing a New Playbook for Work-Life Balance

    Jun 01, 2022

    Rather than waiting for a return to a pre-2020 normal, human resources teams and organizational leaders must understand how to combine people and purpose, redefine culture, and focus on the employee experience and well-being. 
  • Engaging Millennial and Gen Z Employees in Workplace Safety

    Jun 01, 2022

    Engaging younger workers and improving an employer’s safety culture requires establishing the meaning at the heart of each employee’s role, providing quality learning experiences and fostering the development of a supportive community.
  • Mental Health at Work Needs a Reboot

    Jun 01, 2022

    By recognizing mental health for what it is and tackling the issue from the outside-in, workplaces will be able to support their employees’ mental health. Supporting employees’ mental health will, in turn, reduce absenteeism, improve productivity and help workplaces attract and retain employees.
  • FROM THE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, June 2022

    Jun 01, 2022

    This month, we decided to focus on mental well-being and workplace safety. These two topics go hand-in-hand, helping to make the workplace better for all employees and securing not only employee engagement, but employee commitment to the organization.
  • Strategies to Engage on Every Videoconference

    May 01, 2022

    Choose a platform that enhances the audience experience with emojis, chats, immersive 3D environments, live video, real-time Q&As and instant polls. A platform that offers these capabilities will best ensure your message is heard and people will look forward to your next event or meeting.
  • Leadership That Bolsters Employee Retention Requires Promptly Investigating Reports of Incivility

    May 01, 2022

    Failing to investigate after receiving notice of potential misconduct sends the message that the organization does not take complaints seriously. The employee who submitted the complaint may feel like they have no choice but to find another job, file a lawsuit or do both.
  • How Leaders Can Identify and Resolve Toxicity in the Workplace

    May 01, 2022

    Combating toxic culture requires more than trying to design solutions to fix isolated problems. There is no reset button for poor culture. What you need are strategies to build from the ground up a new culture that is specifically tailored to allow your organization to reach its goals.
  • The Answer to Improving Job Satisfaction: Lead Like a Woman

    May 01, 2022

    Women leaders are much more likely to display a leadership style analysts describe as “wise compassion.” Hallmarks of wise and compassionate leadership are courage, candor and transparency.
  • Moving Beyond Mentoring to Sponsorship

    May 01, 2022

    Sponsorship has existed for a long time, but it has not been deliberately cultivated at scale, especially for underrepresented groups such as women, ethnic minorities and LGBTQ+ individuals. It is a proven and powerful tool to elevate employees out of the “frozen middle” and into the leadership pipeline, particularly those who feel left out of the traditional sponsorship opportunities of the old boys’ network.
  • Creating a Supportive Workplace for Leaders of Color

    May 01, 2022

    Creating an environment where professionals of color feel heard and are encouraged to take risks will lead to a better sense of community, more knowledge sharing, and greater innovation and creativity.