Entries by Beth Gray

Remote Work May Actually Be Good for Business

Working remotely doesn’t negatively affect productivity. It may actually even enhance both employee and company resiliency, a new study finds. Covid-19 caused an overwhelming surge of Americans to work from home in 2020, and a new study shows that employee and company resiliency can be enhanced if remote work is offered to employees during natural […]

Pay Transparency Laws Raise Women’s Salaries (And Slightly Lower Men’s)

Multistate companies are finding ways to circumvent the laws.  The gender pay gap is no secret between men and women and has existed for many decades. A popular film “Hidden Figures”, which was also a book, told the story of black female mathematicians in the U.S. space program who were discriminated against and also paid […]

The Justice Department Is Ramping Up Its Anti-Hate Crime Efforts

New personnel, guidance and grants were announced on Friday. The one-year anniversary of the Covid-19 Hate Crimes Act was on Friday May 20th, and in response the Justice Department announced a long list of actions to take place. The act came about after the rise of violence and hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific […]

How Managers Can Become More Effective Leaders

A new report from Gallup identifies seven leadership traits found among managers of high performing teams and offers tips for how to develop these skills. As the demand on the economy and workforce from the pandemic rages on, so does the demand for good managers. Managers cannot simply be there to just “supervise” but must […]