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Getting frank with Portillo’s HR pro

HR Brew

Here’s this week’s edition of our Coworking series. Each week, we chat 1:1 with an HR Brew reader. Want to be featured in an upcoming edition? Click here to introduce yourself. Jill Waite has worked in the restaurant and retail industries her entire career, beginning with a stint at Chuck E. Cheese when she was 16 years old. She also worked in operations and development at companies including Sephora and Circuit City before taking the HR reins at Chicago-based hot dog chain Portillo’s as CPO 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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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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Myhrtoolkit

HR Lineup

Myhrtoolkit is an innovative and user-friendly human resources (HR) software designed to streamline and enhance HR management processes for small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). By offering a comprehensive suite of tools, Myhrtoolkit simplifies tasks such as employee record management, leave tracking, performance reviews, and document storage, enabling businesses to operate more efficiently and effectively.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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6 Alternatives to Culture Amp

DecisionWise

Introduction Established in 2009, Culture Amp was an early entrant into the HR tech space, focusing on amplifying the employee’s voice. It initially provided a platform for companies to conduct anonymous employee surveys. Over time, it evolved to transform the collected data into actionable insights for employers. Today, Culture Amp is a performance management platform offering predictive analytics, people science, and actionable insights.

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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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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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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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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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The 1st Pitch

Everyday People

On Sunday, I had both a life-affirming and a life-changing moment. I went to the Cincinnati Reds game to see a dear friend throw out the 1st pitch. Now, if you’re a sports fan at all, this is a bucket list item for most men. We grow up watching games and fantasize about taking the mound in front of a packed stadium waiting to “bring it” with a strike right across the plate.

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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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HR 101: Let’s discuss the history of LGBTQ+ rights at work

HR Brew

Welcome to HR 101. Class is now in session. Today’s discussion will focus on the history of LGBTQ+ rights in the workplace. The history. During the Cold War, government employees being gay was considered by the US Senate to be a threat to national security (insert eyeroll here) due to their alleged susceptibility to be blackmailed by enemies at risk of having their sexuality revealed.

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5 Strategies for an Effective Recruitment Process

Hppy

Attracting top talent requires a mix of innovation and hard work. While technology simplifies broadcasting job postings to a large audience, truly engaging quality candidates and generating enthusiasm for the role and your company necessitates differentiating yourself from other employers. Mastering effective recruitment techniques can quickly seize the attention of job seekers, make a compelling first impression, and help you hire candidates who fit your needs.

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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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14 Executive Skills Middle Managers Need To Become Senior Leaders

Forbes Coaches Council

While leaders at all levels need to communicate effectively to succeed, required interpersonal skills can vary significantly between the C-suite and middle management.

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The ‘engagement illusion’: What leaders have all wrong about employee engagement

HRExecutive

It’s likely no surprise that business leaders think their workers are more satisfied than they really are—but the extent of this perception gap is alarming, experts say, and should raise some red flags for HR. - Advertisement - ManpowerGroup’s Right Management recently released a study of more than 400 leaders and 1,000 North American-based employees that highlighted just how stark the differences are between how the two groups view the state of employee engagement.

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How to Make Your Work-From-Home Policy More Effective?

HR Lineup

In the wake of the global pandemic, work-from-home (WFH) policies have become a staple for many organizations. As remote work shifts from a temporary solution to a permanent fixture, it is crucial for companies to refine and enhance their WFH policies to ensure productivity, employee satisfaction, and overall organizational effectiveness. Here’s a comprehensive guide on how to make your work-from-home policy more effective. 1.

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Who’s smarter: ChatGPT or an HR pro?

HR Brew

IBM’s Deep Blue supercomputer took on world chess champion Garry Kasparov in a historic man-versus-machine matchup in 1996. Kasparov won that match, but in 1997, the computer reigned supreme, besting Kasparov and becoming the first computer to beat a world champ at the ultimate board game, signaling that perhaps computers can outperform even the pros.

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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.