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Considering a four-day workweek? These employers experimented with different approaches

HR Brew

Remember that J.G. Wentworth commercial from the early 2000s where people shout, “It’s my money, and I need it now!” Well, nowadays, some workers may want to shout, “It’s my four-day workweek, and I need it now!” Some 54% of employees say they’d work longer days if they could have a three-day weekend, while 37% would switch companies or industries to do the same, according to an August Bankrate survey.

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What is Full-Service Hiring? All You Need to Know

Engagedly

Have you felt stressed out by the hiring process? According to a survey, 67% of HR professionals face challenges, in identifying candidates. Searching for talent can be quite time-consuming, involving tasks like reviewing resumes, conducting interviews, and managing the onboarding process, all of which can add pressure to your busy schedule. This is where full-service hiring steps in.

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50+ Sensitive Workplace Stress Statistics 2024

HR Stacks Blog

Below are some of the important workplace stress statistics to give you idea about stress can impact employees as well as the organization. Workplace stress is a real thing and employers are well aware of the fact how engaging and efficient a stressfree workforce can be. When you take steps to reduce stress, it shows your employees that you really care about their mental health and overall well-being.

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The ultimate guide on how to calculate margins and boost profits

Homebase

Remember the Pythagorean theorem? If you just broke out in a sweat, trying to remember your Grade 12 math class, we feel you. We know that for many people, ‘math’ can be a 4-letter word. But if you own a business you can’t stick your head in the sand about some really important calculations—like how to calculate margins. Understanding profit margins is super important for small businesses.

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6 Strategies to Navigate Social Determinants of Health for a Better Workplace

In today’s dynamic work landscape, where the lines between personal and professional life blur, understanding the intricate interplay between social determinants of health (SDoH) and emotional wellbeing is paramount. Employers must acknowledge that the whole person comes to work and every aspect of a person’s personal and professional life, especially their mental health, comes with them.

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Tips for HR: keeping your employees onside during Euro 2024

Cezanne

Tips for HR: keeping your employees onside during Euro 2024 in summary: With the Euro 2024 football championship taking place this summer, there’s several things HR teams can do to manage absence requests effectively and nurture engagement. This includes ensuring absence policies are fit for purpose, can be accessed easily, and are applied fairly and consistently.

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You’ve Taken the First Step in Skills-Based Hiring. What Comes Next?

Linkedin Talent Blog

More companies are committing to skills-based hiring these days — for good reason. By focusing on skills when evaluating job candidates, employers are opening doors to individuals from historically marginalized groups who may not have had the chance to go to college. At the same time, as companies face serious skills shortages , skills-based hiring is helping them widen the talent pool.

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Keeping Your Core Culture Intact as Your Company Scales

15Five

Growing pains. They come up for just about every organization, no matter how big, how successful, or how much you invest in culture. Whenever you hit a period of serious growth, you’re bound to encounter situations where the culture your initial team built may struggle to keep up. I’m Katya Laviolette , Chief People Officer at 1Password, and I dove into this topic with 15Five on the HR Superstars Podcast.

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Shift Differential: A Complete Guide

Homebase

You might be wondering whether it’s worth implementing a shift differential policy at your workplace. Maybe you’re trying to attract employees for those less desirable shifts. Or perhaps you’re looking to boost morale among your current team. Your concerns are valid, especially in a competitive industry where staffing and employee satisfaction are paramount.

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Helping Hiring Managers Succeed

Engage2Excel

Hiring managers have a powerful influence on recruitment success, candidate engagement, selection, offer acceptance and retention strategies. In today’s job market, collaboration between HR leaders, recruiters and hiring managers is essential. However, many HR organizations struggle to find ways to effectively influence hiring managers’ skills and behaviors, which influence recruiting and retention outcomes.

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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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How HR can help middle managers support employee development

HR Brew

Middle managers need help. Just one in three middle managers believe they have the “clarity, organizational support, and resources to succeed and to coach employees effectively on skills and career development,” according to a Betterworks survey of 2,105 leaders in the US and UK. This may be because many middle managers don’t know how to have regular conversations with employees about their performance, Jamie Aitken, VP of HR transformation at Betterworks, told HR Brew, something that being “san

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How to calculate and increase employee retention rate

Achievers

Without the best talent in your industry, your organization will be stuck playing catch up while its competitors leverage their advantage in manpower and brainpower. Even if your company has developed a great employer brand that helps it attract top-notch employees, it won’t be able to leverage their abilities for long without a high employee retention rate.

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Introducing 360-Degree Performance Reviews

DecisionWise

Performance reviews have long been a cornerstone of effective management. Despite being criticized, and sometimes even despised , they remain an essential tool that ensures employees receive a baseline level of feedback about their job performance. Are they meeting the standards expected of them? Too many current performance review programs consist of a simple grade and that is about it.

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11 restaurant website features you need in 2024

Homebase

Having a restaurant website in 2024 is a non-negotiable for food and beverage businesses. We won’t sugarcoat it: competition is fierce, with 45% of surveyed restaurant operators expecting more intense competition this year and beyond. And profit margins remain razor thin, with 38% of operators not turning a profit last year due to rising food and operational costs.

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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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June 2024 Jobs Report Recap

Engage2Excel

The U.S. economy added a far-better-than-expected 272,000 jobs in May, while the unemployment rate edged up to 4%, its highest level in more than two years. The labor market remains strong, with good news in terms of growth and participation. It continues to fuel the economy and support workers. At the same time, the report has some concerning, underlying numbers to watch, such as the unemployment rate, wage growth, part-time employment rate and the number of discouraged workers leaving the work

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The people analytics every HR pro should (and shouldn’t) measure

HR Brew

Let’s talk about people data. Some 44% of companies surveyed by the HR Research Institute for its 2021 State of HR Analytics report said they were “good or very good at gathering people analytics.” But just 22% of respondents to the firm’s 2023 State of People Analytics report said they were “very or extremely effective” at creating processes from this data.

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Navigating the Hybrid Work Landscape

ExactHire

Many employees were thrust into working from home during the COVID pandemic. Since then, perceptions of where work could successfully be completed changed. Employees had their eyes opened to the fact that, depending on the role and duties, work could be completed somewhere other than the communal company building. Four years post-COVID’s havoc on the […] The post Navigating the Hybrid Work Landscape appeared first on ExactHire.

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Sweden Releases Its Proposed Amendments of EU Pay Transparency Directive

Trusaic

In response to the EU Pay Transparency Directive, which requires employers operating in European Union member states to report on pay data, Trusaic will be evaluating the state of each country in the EU’s current gender pay gaps and the path toward compliance. The impetus for the EU Pay Transparency Directive was to address the 12.7% gender pay gap in the European Union.

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The Rules Do Apply: Navigating HR Compliance

Speaker: Ann Meyers Piccirillo

HR Compliance is like a giant game of whack-a-mole. Once you think your company is compliant with all policies and procedures documented and in place, there’s a new or amended law, regulation, or final rule that pops up landing you back at ‘start.’ There are shifts, interpretations, and balancing acts to understanding compliance changes. Keeping up is not easy and it’s very time consuming.

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Resilience in the workplace: How to overcome challenges and thrive

Achievers

Resilience in the workplace is more crucial than ever in the new normal of remote work and rapid industry shifts. Resilience enables both organizations and individuals to recover from setbacks and overcome major challenges. But fostering resilience is about more than helping employees deal with problems as they arise — it’s about encouraging an attitude of adaptability and setting team members up for long-term success.

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Why Customer Support and Training Matter in Choosing an HRIS

EmployeeConnect

Having an efficient Human Resource Information System ( HRIS ) is crucial for managing HR processes effectively. However, the true value of an HRIS extends beyond its features and capabilities. Exceptional customer support and comprehensive training play a pivotal role in ensuring the successful implementation and ongoing use of the system. Here’s why these elements are indispensable when choosing an HRIS.

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Employers expect to slow hiring next quarter, but AI talent is top of mind

HR Brew

Just as summer is heating up, a new batch of economic data suggests the labor market is continuing to cool down. The number of job openings fell slightly to 8.1 million in April, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) data released on June 4 , the lowest level since February 2021. Meanwhile, companies added 152,000 jobs to their payrolls in May, fewer than analysts expected, ADP reported June 5.

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Strategies for Employers to Stand Out at Recruitment Events

Hppy

Standing out at a job fair isn’t as easy as it used to be. These days, every company is chasing the same limited pool of qualified candidates. With so many options vying for people’s attention, how do you make sure your opportunities are the ones that really grab applicants? As someone responsible for representing your organization at recruiting events, you know it’s not enough to simply show up with a stack of resumes anymore.

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Automate Your Onboarding Process In 7 Steps

Efficient employee onboarding is more than a warm welcome—it's a catalyst for business growth. Automated onboarding transforms new hires into productive team members faster, fostering long-term satisfaction and talent retention. For HR, automation means replacing inefficient manual processes with streamlined, cost-effective operations. Our eBook reveals how automating employee onboarding delivers these benefits, reducing HR challenges and elevating new employee readiness.

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Navigating the Complexities of Relocation in Healthcare

UrbanBound HR

Relocating for a new job or moving to a healthcare facility presents a mix of challenges and opportunities that require careful consideration. As the trend of healthcare professionals and organizations exploring relocation continues to grow, understanding the nuances involved is crucial for a successful transition.

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Shifting To A “What’s In It For Me” Recruiting Prospective (Spelling out what the new hire will experience)

Dr. John Sullivan

Compared to just listing dry company benefits, seeing “what’s in it for me” is extremely powerful from a candidate’s perspective. Article Descriptors | recruiting/messaging from the candidate perspective – How to – 4 min read The “What’s In It For Me” Messaging Approach Explained When attempting to sell a product, service, or job to someone with multiple choices, it’s hard to argue against the premise that your messaging will be more convincing if

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Expense Policy Compliance and How Automation can Help?

SutiHR

Businesses with robust policy compliance are likely to have fewer issues with expense management. Expense. The post Expense Policy Compliance and How Automation can Help? appeared first on SutiSoft.

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Why HR should consider offering an emergency savings account benefit

HR Brew

Like the Road Runner from Wile E. Coyote, financial security still eludes many employees. Some 54% of employees surveyed by Betterment in October 2022 said financial anxiety has impacted their ability to focus at work. And 47% said an employer-sponsored emergency fund would “entice” them to change jobs. And yet, just 2% of employers offer emergency savings accounts (ESAs), according to the Society for Human Resource Management’s 2023 Employee Benefit Survey.

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Modernizing Hiring: The Rise of Contingent Recruitment in 2024

The job market is changing fast, and to stay ahead, your hiring strategy needs to be flexible. With recent economic shifts, more companies are turning to contingent workers for their adaptability and cost savings. In fact, 32% of businesses are already prioritizing contingent over traditional full-time positions. Curious to learn more? In our new guide, you'll discover: The major benefits of incorporating contingent workers into your team.