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Restaurants: an easy target for lawsuits

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Running a restaurant has always been tough and compliance with ever-changing laws has been challenging. In fact, activities related to compliance are often overshadowed by daily operational challenges – the key to survival. And even when compliance does receive enough attention, the restaurant faces lots of gotchas, ways for employees and lawyers to exploit the system. This made restaurants an easy target.

6 Ways an HR System Can Help The Traditional Hospitality Industry Gain A Competitive Edge

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Technology advancements within the last decade have brought huge competition within the hospitality industry. With companies such as Airbnb and HomeAway, a new mainstream threat has been placed on hospitality and the traditional getaway experience. These companies that advertise vacation home rentals are beginning to take over the market, forcing hotels to lower their nightly rates and ultimately losing money throughout the year.

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4 HR Challenges That Can Be Improved Upon In The Retail Industry

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The retail industry is constantly changing. From the e-commerce revolution to the rapid increase in competitors such as Walmart and Amazon, retail has become one of the fastest growing sectors in the world. When it comes to retail, everything begins and ends with the customer experience, and yet many corporations are still struggling to develop their business processes around the customer journey.

6 Ways to know if you should change your HRMS

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A Human Resource Management System is a key part of any organization. With the ability to handle many business functions including: recruiting, onboarding, time and attendance, scheduling and performance management, many businesses have already integrated a system into their workflows.

Why Smoking Costs Employers More Than They Realize

Your employees are smoking, and at a cost of $7,000 per year for each employee who smokes, that adds up - fast! This free report will show you how an effective cessation program pays for itself.

4 Ways Non-Profits Can Sustain Growth For Years To Come

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Non-profits are one of the most fastest growing industries in the US today. Many believe that this has to do with the rise of millennials joining the workforce and having the need to work for a “bigger cause” and “make a difference”. Regardless of the reason, there are many things that should be celebrated about this new interest in the non-profit sector such as more attention to important missions and more resources available than before.

Core Hr: Is Your Organization Ready?

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Human Resource Management Systems are powerful tools that help organizations manage employee records, select and recruit candidates from talent pools, improve accuracy with time and attendance and take back control of scheduling. But even with these benefits many organizations have yet to invest in an automated HR software because they simply don’t know when the time is right.

How HR Can Build A Stronger Workforce Within The Construction Industry

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Construction workers are trained to be prepared for unexpected challenges or problems on the job. They have been instructed on what to do if certain events occur that includes: who to call, the degrees of importance and what to do until help arrives. But what about the construction company itself? Have they made a strategy for their entire company on what to do for the business when certain challenges arise?

Workforce 2.0

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Welcome to the new workforce. They are mobile. They don’t want to see PCs. They are virtual. They expect technology to let them work the same way they would in the office. They still want to get involved and feel in on things, but they don’t need to see your physical eyes to perform. They are social. They break privacy barriers and share what they had for lunch with everyone in the world. They look at loyalty to their employer differently. They demand more.

Laws Of Modern Design

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The year is 2016 and companies are still talking about mobile. Yes, mobile is important. Yes, it’s functional. Yes, it needs to be done. But it’s old news. Smart phones are now 10 years old and tablets will soon reach the age of dinosaurs in technology years. Companies that still stress about mobile won’t be here tomorrow because they spend too much time thinking about today. In fact, many of these companies have a lot of catch up to do to even meet today’s requirements.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

Managing Beyond Talent

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Think about a company. Its purpose is to make money and help the owners and investors execute the vision. It is definitely not a company’s purpose to employ people. People are a tool, not a goal. Just like company owners buy technology to perform certain tasks, they “buy” people to execute tasks technology can’t. Every department in the company is there to help the company achieve its financial goals.

3 Workplace Articles Every Manager Should Read Right Now

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions.

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Recruiting Source Effectiveness: Focus on Quality Over Quantity

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. It’s not too late to sign up for Kronos’ Fall eSymposium for HR and Payroll professionals.

How Organizations Can Address Email Fatigue

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I ran across this article from CNBC on how many hours Americans spend on email each day. It’s an interesting read. The article says that we spend 209 minutes a day checking work email and 143 on personal messages for a total of 352 minutes.

Protecting Organizational Culture and Wellbeing During a Global Pandemic

Download Gallagher’s report to discover best practices for sustaining corporate culture, identify opportunities for building engagement, and understand the value of investing in your organization’s greatest asset — its people.

HR Technology: 13 Concepts HR Pros Needs to Know

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It’s no secret. I love technology. In our small business, we rely on technology to extend our capabilities and provide an agile response to customer needs. That helps us remain competitive. But the more I learn about technology, I realize there’s still a lot to learn.

5 Ways To Improve Employee Development At Your Company

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Every company has it’s own set of priorities to help take it to the next level. For some, that’s a unique focus on specific departments, a product, or even their customers, but planning what will have the greatest impact can be tough.

Recruiters: Hiring Veterans Made Easy

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). With over 300,000 HR and business executive members, SHRM creates better workplaces where employers and employees thrive together.

HR Departments Should Have Data Policies

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Human resources departments are filled with data. About applicants, candidates, employees, and alumni. This data includes addresses, health information, and social security numbers. HR has assessment data and information from drug/criminal/credit background screening.

Preparing for the Workplace of the Future: HR’s Role

Speaker: Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy, Peridus Group

Join Robin Schooling, Managing Partner, HR + People Strategy with Peridus Group, to learn what you can do now to prepare yourself and your organization for the future workplace while simultaneously solidifying HR’s impact as a strategic and influential leader for business success

We Need STEM and We Need MESH

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I ran across an article recently on Medium titled “ Forget STEM, We Need MESH ”. It’s a thought provoking read. The author spends a fair amount of time kinda bashing the renewed emphasis on STEM education (science, technology, engineering, and math).

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Engagement or Connection: Why the Connected Workplace Might Be Better

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(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at MindManager , a division of Corel Corporation. MindManager helps individuals, teams, and enterprises do great work faster by simplifying the way they capture, organize, and share information.

Working Smarter Means Organizations Need to Personalize Work

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Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

Ageism In the Workplace – Ask #HR Bartender

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Last year marked the 50 th anniversary of the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) , which prohibits discrimination against individuals 40 years of age or older. In a survey from AARP, nearly 2 out of 3 workers have experienced some form of age discrimination or age bias.

Employee Absences: Plan for the Unplanned

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I must admit today’s Time Well Spent. from our friends at Kronos is a little funny to me for two reasons. Living in Florida, we often run into these “ the weather is absolutely gorgeous days ” where we want to play hooky and go to the beach. And sometimes we actually do it.

The New Employee – Employer Social Contract

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One of the workplace-related conversations that’s happening with more frequency is focused on how new technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning are changing jobs.

Note to Managers: Just Ask

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I’ve been having a series of small breakthroughs in my home office. This might sound weird, but I work with three computer monitors. Yep, three. I worked with two for the longest time then someone suggested that I try three. I thought, “I don’t know. That seems pretty extravagant.” And it is.

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Year in Review: Talent Acquisition in 2019 & the 2020 Impact

The year 2019 in talent acquisition was full of key learnings and insights that you can leverage in order to start 2020 ahead of the recruiting pack. This report walks you through core trends to continuously examine as you plan your recruiting strategy for 2020 and beyond.

9 Things to Consider When Purchasing HR Technology

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We talk about HR technology a lot on HR Bartender, but it occurred to me recently that’s there’s one area of HR technology we really haven’t discussed.

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10 Things I Am Packing In My #SHRM19 Conference Bag

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Last year, in addition to my annual post with tips for attending the Society for Human Resource (SHRM) Annual Conference , I wrote a post about some of the things that I carry with me during the event.

Media Literacy Is a Business Competency

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Regardless of your politics, we’ve all been exposed to the notion of “ fake news ”. It might have been someone who shared an announcement that a celebrity has died, only to find out that it’s either not true or it happened four years ago.

Use the Right Technology Tool For the Job

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The word “hack” is often used instead of tips. For example, here’s a blog post on “ 100 Incredible Life Hacks that Make Life So Much Easier ”. The first one is “Tie a small piece of fabric to your luggage. Saves a lot of time to check if it’s your bag or not.”

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5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.