Tag: remote work

DHS Extends I-9 Flexibility Guidance Another Four Months

December 17, 2021 8:11 am

On December 15, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) announced a further extension of the flexibilities on Form I-9 compliance requirements that was initially granted last year. The guidance, which was slated to expire on December 31, 2021, has been extended through April 30, 2022. The guidance will continue to allow for remote inspection of... View Article

Maintaining Culture and Connection For Remote Employees

July 14, 2021 11:17 am

Higher ed leaders worked tirelessly last year to facilitate employee transitions to remote work. Now that many employees are firmly rooted in their remote work routine (and in some cases hesitant or unable to return to campus), what was previously a short-term solution is becoming a permanent option at many institutions, and the next challenge... View Article

Flexible Work Is the Future of Work — Seizing the “New Normal” for Increased Engagement and Productivity

April 27, 2021 8:49 am

This post was contributed by Bryan Garey, vice president and chief human resources officer at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. A transformation of the workplace is taking place right before our eyes. From pandemic-driven urgency, workplaces are succeeding in meeting both customer expectations and employee needs through creative approaches that have redefined where, when and... View Article

The Future of Work in Higher Ed

April 14, 2021 11:28 am

If 2020 has given us anything — aside from a new appreciation for the word “pivot” — it’s proof that higher ed is just as capable of adaptation as the corporate world. Before these unprecedented times, big names like Google, Facebook and Netflix were more often at the forefront of workforce innovation conversations than were... View Article

Long-Term Remote Work: 3 Adjustments for HR to Consider

July 29, 2020 11:57 am

The global health pandemic has reshaped where, how and when we do our work. Many employers are beginning to accept that remote work is not just a temporary work arrangement, but a long-term solution for employees whose job function can be completed outside a traditional office setting. These are just a few points for HR... View Article