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HR Tech Number of the Day: collaboration tools

2,872%: Increase in percentage of use of video conferencing tools across Verizon networks in spring 2021, compared to before the pandemicZoom fatigue has become a real consideration for many employers whose workers are in remote or hybrid situations—however, according to new data from communication giant Verizon, use of online collaboration tools across its network continues to hit record highs.Through its network data usage, Verizon...

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Number of the Day: barriers to virtual work

65%: Percentage of business leaders who said relationship-building is the biggest obstacle to the virtual work environmentNow more than a year into the remote-work experiment prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, employers are still figuring out the most effective way to operate a distributed workplace. While some may have been concerned about employee productivity at the start, that worry largely didn’t pan out—but instead has been...

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Number of the Day: DEI after George Floyd

While the continued disruption of the coronavirus pandemic is doubtlessly top of mind for all HR leaders, a new survey finds that strategizing for diversity, equity and inclusion is actually an even more pressing concern.The finding comes from an annual spring survey of the HR Policy Association, which represents CHROs of nearly 400 of the largest global employers, one-third of which participated in the study. When asked their top...