May 12, 2017
Dan Yager and I need your input on a question we are asking ourselves. It began a few weeks ago when I had the privilege of participating in a CHRO industry group meeting that had several excellent sessions, but the most interesting discussion was not on the agenda. It came during the evening when people began speaking from the heart about the impact of the opioid epidemic on their companies and themselves. J.D. Vance, author of Hillbilly Elegy, talked about this in his presentation at our CHRO Summit in March. As someone who grew up in a family riven by drug abuse, he questioned whether employers were factoring in the amount of time and resources being absorbed today by families dealing with this tragedy. To read more, click here.