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Is your recruitment agency missing out on the benefits of digital transformation?


Digital transformation slowed or stalled for some recruiters The process of digital transformation (DT) is the integration of digital technologies into all areas of a recruitment business, fundamentally changing how agencies operate and deliver value to clients and candidates. DT leverages technologies such as cloud computing, big data, the Internet of Things (IoT), and, of course, artificial intelligence (AI) to drive process innovation, enhance customer experiences, and power operational effic

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Safe leave offers victims of domestic violence time off and protections, but few states require it

HR Brew

Nearly one-half of women and men (47.3% and 44.2%, respectively) report having experienced domestic violence at some point in their lives, according to a recent report from the Center for American Progress (CAP). And its effects can be felt in the workplace: 83% of survivors report that the abuse has impacted their ability to work, and the US loses an estimated 8 million days of work every year as a result, according to the Center for Domestic Peace.


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How to Find & Choose the Right Georgia Marketing & Advertising Recruiter for Your Business

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The advertisement and marketing sector is a booming business in Georgia and a major contributor to the region’s economy. To stay competitive and productive in this business, you must have a competent team. Hiring the right marketing and advertising recruiters ensures you get the right staff for your company. With their expertise in the sector, they quickly access top talent and facilitate a tailored hiring process.

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Headspace is encouraging employers to prioritize mental health amid a contentious election cycle

HR Brew

The November election is fueling anxiety among US adults, and such trends have implications for employee health and well-being. HR leaders are still figuring out how to navigate a challenging political environment in their workplaces. Mental health platform Headspace is hoping to see employers address this by sharing resources the company developed with When We All Vote, a nonpartisan organization seeking to increase voter registration, ahead of the election.

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New Report from 3,500+ Employers Confirms Retention is a Top HR Priority in 2024

The first report from Gallagher’s 2024 US Workforce Trends Report Series, includes data from 3,500+ employers who participated in the 2024 US Benefits Strategy & Benchmarking Survey. The report provides benchmarks for benefits, HR and people strategies to help organizations thrive. Organizations continue to rank retention as the top priority for HR, and second highest for operations.

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California Minimum Wage: Latest Updates for 2024


Feeling overwhelmed by California’s new minimum wage changes for 2024? You’re not alone. Whether you’re a small business owner calculating payroll or an employee wondering about your paycheck, these updates can seem daunting. Let’s break it down together. California’s minimum wage sees significant changes this year. From general increases to specific industry adjustments, here’s what you should expect.

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Key Questions to Ask When Considering a Managed Payroll Provider: A Guide


Selecting a managed payroll provider is a critical decision for any business. The right provider can save you time, reduce costs, and ensure compliance with complex payroll regulations. However, making the wrong choice can lead to inefficiencies, compliance issues, and unhappy employees. To make an informed decision, it’s essential to ask the right questions during the selection process.

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Remote Work and Summer Travel


As I write this blog, I am working at my elderly parents’ home, hours away from my home office, while they are out running errands. After I finish work, my gears will shift from employee-mode to daughter-mode. Where I will assist with tasks for which they need my in-person help. At the end of the […] The post Remote Work and Summer Travel appeared first on ExactHire.

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Building Leaders from Within: Upskilling and Empowering Your Team


Register to Reserve Your Spot Date: Tuesday, July 23, 2024 Time: 1:00 pm Eastern | 10:00 am Pacific We care about your privacy We will never share or transfer your information to any third party. Hosts Matthew Wride, President @ DecisionWise Dave Fechtman, CEO @ Velocity Advisory Group Overview: A recent report from SHRM found that 3 in 4 HR professionals have found it to be somewhat or very difficult to find qualified individuals for their open positions, especially in the medical field, skille

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Appeals Court Upholds ACA’s Preventive Services Mandate

ACA Times

U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit ruled to preserve the Affordable Care Act’s preventive services mandate June 21, 2024. Learn the details of the case. The post Appeals Court Upholds ACA’s Preventive Services Mandate first appeared on The ACA Times.

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The Intelligent Automation Guide For Human Resources

Achieving your HR goals for 2024 requires strategic focus and efficiency. But your team is overwhelmed and in the worst cases, burned out. Our eBook explores how process automation can streamline administrative tasks, enhance collaboration, and improve overall productivity, allowing your HR team to put their energy into higher value activities. Address key challenges such as: Limited resources Departmental silos Employee burnout Learn about the real benefits of advanced automation tools as well

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UKG 14% Reduction In Force: A Growth Move That Makes Sense

Josh Bersin

This week UKG announced a layoff of approximately 2100 people (out of 15,000) in a strategic move to focus on even larger growth opportunities. As AI sweeps the technology industry, I think we’ll see more of this to come. Here’s the background: UKG, one of the largest HR software companies, is the merger of Ultimate. Read more» The post UKG 14% Reduction In Force: A Growth Move That Makes Sense appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

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Why Microsoft is tying performance and compensation to cybersecurity efforts

HR Brew

Microsoft is taking steps to prevent cybersecurity attacks following a recent uptick in breaches by foreign actors, and the company says employees will play a central role in these efforts. The tech firm was subject to two cyberattacks in the past year that attracted the attention of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS): Last July, Chinese hackers infiltrated government email accounts , and in March, Microsoft said hackers backed by the Russian state were able to access “the company’s sourc

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Mid-Year Performance Reviews


Human Resources professionals and managers are well-versed on the annual performance evaluation process, but they may have challenges including another integral piece of the employee review process: mid-year performance reviews. Both mid-year and annual reviews are essential to the growth and development of the employee which impacts the company’s profitability.

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3 steps to developing HR strategies


Human resource (HR) professionals play a leading role in keeping any organization functional and successful. They’re responsible for acquiring and retaining talent, developing and engaging employees, and so much more. But without the benefits of a well-crafted HR strategy , they’ll lack the direction and resources they need to advance your company’s immediate and long-term objectives.

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How HR Can Create a Culture of Feedback

Employees want meaningful feedback. Without it, 98% disengage from their work (Zippia). But do your managers know how to support them? Use this Quick Start Guide to get the conversation started. Your workers don’t just want jobs; they want careers. Invest in your team by giving them meaningful feedback. 65% of employees want more feedback (Zippia). Workers who get daily feedback are 3x more engaged (Clear Company).

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Managing in Today’s Workplace 

MP Wired For HR

The Do’s and Don’ts of Managing in Today’s Workplace July 11th, 2024 Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn The landscape of work is constantly evolving. From the rise of remote work to the increased focus on employee well-being, managers today need to be adaptable and possess a diverse skill set. Whether you’re a seasoned leader or a new manager taking the reins for the first time, fostering a thriving team environment requires a balance

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6 Innovative Recruitment Strategies in Healthcare

UrbanBound HR

When the going gets tough, the tough get…creative. Take healthcare recruitment. The industry talent shortage isn’t going anywhere, so savvy healthcare employers are developing innovative ways to attract recruits. Because let’s face it: not everyone can offer tippy-top compensation. An iconic reputation. Or even an ideal climate. That said, there are many things you can do to entice candidates.

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Why one CPO traded in full-time employment for fractional work

HR Brew

In April 2017, Barbie Brewer’s health took a turn for the worse. The then-VP of talent at Netflix was experiencing symptoms of what she would soon learn was a rare sarcoma cancer. In order to focus on her health, while also going through a divorce and taking care of her two young kids, she realized she could no longer commute from her Pleasanton, California, home to Netflix’s office outside San Jose.

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Why Your HR Department Needs a Benefits Administration System


A Benefits Administration system is a software solution designed to streamline and manage employee benefits programs. These systems are integral to Human Resources (HR) departments as they handle various tasks associated with full benefit management , such as enrollment, tracking, and compliance. The system simplifies complex processes, ensuring that employees receive their entitled benefits efficiently and accurately.

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Here Are the HR Trends to Watch in 2024 + Plus Advice for Driving Impact!

The pressure is on to create a positive onboarding experience. Plus, a sub-par onboarding process can domino into other concerns such as low performance, burnout (for you and new hires), and retention challenges. Our 2024 State of HR report will give you a realistic picture of the HR landscape and tips to onboarding effectively in the year to come.

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From overlooked to overachiever: Using AI to drive worker mobility


In the last few years, as the labor market tightened , companies increasingly turned inward, searching within their ranks for hidden gems of talent. - Advertisement - The strategy, although well-intentioned, often fell short of its potential. HR managers and department heads rolled out skills assessments, performance evaluations and career development programs in a bid to squeeze out more productivity and promote from within.

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How This Agency Owner Powered Through Adversity and Embraced a Career Pivot

The Muse

Fred Abernathy, an agency owner at Farmers Insurance®, took a chance on a career pivot. Here’s how he made the change while facing personal hardship.

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I’ve finally jumped into the world of journaling after several stops and starts over the years. Some entries are long and vulnerable…others are brief snippets of an otherwise uneventful day. What I’ve found, and what I’m sure many of you have long since discovered, is that the simple act of journaling (which I do digitally by the way) is quite powerful.

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Female representation in senior leadership is stagnating. Here’s what HR can do about it

HR Brew

The global gender gap, a measure of gender inequality published annually by the World Economic Forum (WEF), narrowed slightly in 2024 to 68.5%, just 0.1 percentage-point higher than the previous year. The score is an aggregate measure of how opportunities for women fare against those afforded to men in four different categories. Economic and political participation stand out as two categories with the most room for improvement.

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Improving Access To & Utilization Of Cancer Screening With Color

Discover how Color's comprehensive care solution is revolutionizing cancer screening adherence and knowledge. Through an in-depth case study, Color's unique approach to comprehensive cancer care has shown significant benefits in increasing screening rates and enhancing patient knowledge. Participants reported a 2-3x increase in adherence to screening guidelines over just 8 weeks, with 84% of participants increasing their familiarity with timing and frequency of cancer screening.

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How AI Technology in Business Intelligence Software is Transforming the Education Industry


The education industry, long perceived as traditional and slow to adopt new technologies, is undergoing a significant transformation. With the advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Business Intelligence (BI) software, educational institutions are finding innovative ways to enhance learning experiences, streamline administrative tasks, and make data-driven decisions.

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8 Key HR Software Benefits

HR Tech Girl

Discover how the right HR software can benefit HR, the wider employee population, and the organization as whole. The post 8 Key HR Software Benefits appeared first on People Managing People.

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Responsibility At Work? Why This Timeless Principle Remains an Essential Element for Remote and Hybrid Companies

Blend Me Inc

Today, many organizations have struggled to cultivate and sustain a thriving remote workforce. At the same time, there are seemingly countless “recommendations” and “best practices” swirling around for how to get the most out of remote employees. In some ways, and perhaps ironically, the surplus of convoluted information out there has made it more difficult to succeed in this management challenge.

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How To Restore Team Trust After Making A Bad Hire

Forbes Coaches Council

Just as an exceptional employee can greatly impact a team, a bad hire can disrupt team dynamics and morale, leaving employees feeling uncertain and undervalued.

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How to Conquer These 4 Top-of-Mind HR Challenges

It’s a never-ending tightrope act, trying to find the balance between creating benefits offerings that adapt to the uniqueness of your people, managing your own time and resources, and maintaining the organization’s bottom line. And the ever-changing policies and laws can make cultivating a competitive employee benefits strategy feel impossible. Whether you’re concerned about adapting to new pay transparency laws, managing global benefits packages, return-to-office mandates, or 401(k) and retire

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3 principles for building a resilient remote workforce


In today’s evolving work landscape, a thriving culture is no longer the measure of success for HR leaders alone. It’s become a reflection of an organization’s overall health and is increasingly tied to its leadership’s collective decisions. While the approach may differ, the desired outcome is the same: Making people feel engaged and connected to their workplace. - Advertisement - I am the chief people officer for a 50-plus-year-old company, Credit Acceptance, which did not set out t

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Unveiling Employee Motivators for Upskilling and Reskilling


In a world where technology is evolving at lightning speed, staying relevant is a challenge for both employees and employers. As industries adapt to new technologies, the demand for new skills grows. Employees are eager to learn, and companies are stepping up to support them. This is where upskilling and reskilling initiatives come into play. […] The post Unveiling Employee Motivators for Upskilling and Reskilling appeared first on TalentCulture.

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Culture Correction: How HR Can Recognize and Combat a Toxic Workplace

Netchex HR Blog

A toxic workplace can be significantly detrimental to a business. In addition to negative effects on productivity, retention, and overall physical/mental health, a toxic work culture can even place a significant financial burden on your business. In fact, most employees place greater emphasis on culture than other factors, including pay. 1 in 5 employees have left their jobs in the past five years due to poor workplace culture ( SHRM ) Employees in toxic workplaces are 3x more likely to experien