32 minutes | Aug 19, 2021

The (Post?) Pandemic Workplace

Over the last year, many leaders have been wondering when business will get back to “normal.”But now the fact that a large portion of the population have yet to get vaccinated and the resurgence of Covid-19 through the Delta variant have many leaders wondering what’s next and what their workplaces will look like next month and in years to come.This week's guest, Steve Peglar, says that although the new normal is a moving target, there are things that business leaders can do to maintain an agile and productive workforce.In this thirty-minute episode, the speakers talk about returning to the office, questions about mandatory vaccines, symptoms screening, and other illness related protocols, as well as what diversity, equality, and inclusion initiatives look like in a remote environment.About our Guest:Steve Peglar, SPHR, PI, SHRM-SCP, is Senior Vice President with The WhitneySmith Company, a 32-year-old Fort Worth, Texas-based human resources consulting firm. He currently leads the firm’s Austin, Texas office. Mr. Peglar has over twenty-five years of strategic and tactical human resources experience and has worked with a wide variety of industries including services, manufacturing, banking & finance, energy, nonprofits, defense & federal contracting, architectural & engineering services, municipal governments, education, telecommunications, and more. Mr. Peglar holds a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Tennessee. He also maintains the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) designation from the HR Certification Institute, the Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) designation from the Society for Human Resources Management and is licensed as a Private Investigator with the Texas Commission on Private Security.www.whiteneysmithco.comGood Morning, HR is brought to you by Imperative—premium background checks with fast and friendly service. For more information about our commitment to quality and excellent customer service, visit us at imperativeinfo.com.If you are an HRCI or SHRM-certified professional, this episode of Good Morning, HR has been pre-approved for half a recertification credit. To obtain the recertification information for this episode, visit goodmorninghr.com.
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