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COVID Booster Rollout Needs a Reboot To Save Older Americans, Experts Say

Even as top U.S. health officials say it’s time America learns to live with the coronavirus, a chorus of leading researchers say faulty messaging on booster shots has left millions of older people at serious risk. Approximately 1 in 3 Americans 65 and older who completed their initial vaccination round still have not received a […]

More Than Half of Employees Haven’t Used Mental Health Benefits

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, HRD America commissioned a survey from Blind, the anonymous professional social network, to understand employer support for mental health. The results were startling: only 41% of employees believe their employer supports their mental health. Meanwhile, 55% say they haven’t used any mental health benefits offered by their employer, […]

US COVID Deaths Pass 1 Million, North Korea Sees 1st Case| 10 Global Updates

In the United States, Covid deaths have passed the 1-million mark, news agency Reuters has reported, as global coronavirus cases top 519 million. The world has witnessed over 6.25 million deaths ever since the pandemic started more than two years ago. The World Health Organization (WHO) recently warned that the pandemic is “not over”, and […]

Continuous Learning Is the Habit of Highly Intelligent Leaders

Ahead of the Melbourne HR Summit, HRD talked with Monica Watts, chief human resources officer at event partner ELMO, on how important events of this nature are to the human resources industry and why ELMO has been a part of the event for more than five years. Returning as a face-to-face event, the HR Summit […]

COVID Claims 1 Million U.S. Lives

The United States has now recorded more than 1 million COVID-19 deaths, according to a Reuters tally, crossing a once-unthinkable milestone about two years after the first cases upended everyday life and quickly transformed it. The 1 million mark is a stark reminder of the staggering grief and loss caused by the pandemic even as […]

As People Move On, US Nears A Grim Milestone Of 1 Million COVID Deaths

The United States is about to cross the threshold of one million deaths from Covid-19, a grim milestone that comes as cities like New York try to turn the page on the pandemic despite threats of another surge. “It’s unfathomable,” Diana Berrent, one of the first people in New York state to catch coronavirus, said […]

Growing A Company In A Developing Country By Adopting A Contemporary HR Mindset

The economic growth of developing countries is sometimes limited by the prevailing, traditional human resources (HR) mindset in those countries, as pointed out in an article in the Journal for East European Management Studies documenting issues in human resource management in Serbia. This is especially true for companies that do not have an international or […]

Breakthrough COVID Deaths Increasing in U.S.

Breakthrough deaths are making up a larger portion of those who have died from COVID-19, according to a new analysis from ABC News. That means more COVID-19 deaths are occurring among those who are vaccinated against the coronavirus. But public health experts say that should be expected as more Americans reach full vaccination status. “These […]

Inflation Is Stressing Out Employees, HR Leaders Say

It’s no surprise that tensions are high among employees, as prices for gas, food, and other consumer goods skyrocket due to historic inflation. Nearly three-quarters (72%) of HR leaders agree that stress resulting from cost-of-living increases is negatively impacting the work of their employees, according to a just-released study from Reward Gateway, a global employee […]