Mental and physical health continue to be hot topics as the world grapples with a pandemic — so it’s no surprise workplace wellbeing was a motif throughout the Society for Human Resource Management’s 2021 conference. Attendees gathered virtually and in Las Vegas to discuss mental and physical health practices, the benefits that facilitate them and the laws that protect them.
The coronavirus pandemic, anti-racism conversations and the Great Resignation have left an indelible mark on the HR world. As pros push forward, a great reminder comes in the form of a tidbit from SHRM session "Disrupt D&I: How To Show Up, Fix Flaws and Create Real Change."
"I'm not a fan of having quick wins, without having long-term success," Bob Lockett, ADP’s chief diversity and talent officer, said. "We talk about winning or losing the war. I want to win the war, but I also want to win each battle, too."
While Lockett was speaking about D&I, this ethos can apply to HR issues across the board. Here are six SHRM recaps that’ll equip you to win the battle and the war this year.