Workplace stress endangers employee health, but your seasoned staff may be the answer

By Gloria Dunn-Violin Workplace stress causes untold physical and psychological harm to employees of all ages. And, the cost of this debilitating health issue is staggering. The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) defines job stress as the harmful physical and emotional responses that occur when the requirements of the job do not […]

HR in a Digital Frontier

Contributed by Holly Burkett, Ph.D., SPHR, HR West 2018 Speaker*  …. Technology is advancing faster than ever, touching all parts of our lives. From the explosion in smart phone applications, the advent of artificial intelligence, to social media’s influence on a presidential election, it’s clear that human resource management in the digital age requires a whole […]

Could the Law of Polarity Make Us More Compassionate?

By Ann Tardy – HR West 2018 Keynote* The Law of Polarity states that everything has a polar opposite. In physics, polarity is a basic feature of the universe. Positive and negative forces are foundational to the structure of every atom. If everything has a polar opposite, then perhaps… a problem cannot exist without a […]