Wed.May 11, 2022

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Learn What Today’s Candidates Really Want


An unfortunate consequence of today’s social media-influenced, click-driven news environment is that facts often take a back seat to the truth. A recent survey of 25,000 journalists at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism revealed that 94.3% of respondents blamed social media for spreading inaccurate news.

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Criminal Record Checks 101: What Job Candidates Need to Know

Sterling Check

Here’s the scenario: you’ve just applied for a job you really want. You’ve already been through a few rounds of interviews and you’re sure you nailed the position. Then HR asks for your social security number and a signature of release for a background check. You panic. What in the world do they want to know about you, what can they discover, and most importantly, what rights do you have to protect yourself against possible bias or procedural errors?


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Close to 2,500 Carvana Employees Get Laid Off Over Zoom

HR Digest

Carvana employees were in for an unpleasant surprise last Tuesday. Over a Zoom call, the company announced that it will be reducing its workforce by no less than 12%. The used-car retailer informed stakeholders that it will be laying off 2,500 employees. The company was founded in 2012 with an aim to change how people bought and sold cars. Carvana offered a simple solution to run down customers who did not wish to jump numerous hoops as they tried to purchase a car.

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INTOO’s On-Demand Coaching Wins Gold and Silver at the Globee® 2022 Sales, Marketing, Customer Success, and Operations Awards

Intoo USA

INTOO is proud to announce that The Globee® Awards , organizers of world’s premier business awards and business ranking lists, has named our on-demand coaching team a winner of two awards in the 9th Annual 2022 Sales, Marketing, Customer Success, and Operations Awards. These prestigious global awards recognize individuals, teams, and departments in sales, marketing, customer success, and operations.

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The 26th Annual HR Systems Survey

The 26th Annual HR Systems Survey, conducted by Sapient Insights Group, is now open for participation through July 1, 2023. Your voice is the future of HR technology! This survey is valuable for anyone supporting their organization's HR systems and practices, interested in sharing their vendor experiences, and giving back to the HR community. All responses are confidential and only used in aggregate results.

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IRS Proposed Ruling Could Change ACA Affordability

ACA Times

Last month the IRS published a proposed regulation that would amend the existing rule regarding employer-sponsored Minimum Essential Coverage (MEC) for family members of an employee. . The proposed rule would effectively solve the “family glitch” and make coverage more affordable for spouses and dependents, instead of just for the employee.

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my employer gives extra perks to thin people

Ask a Manager

This post, my employer gives extra perks to thin people , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’ve just learned that my new employer gives extra perks to people who meet certain health metrics. BMI is one of the health metrics they use to determine if you receive the extra perks. Everyone gets a certain level of discount on the company’s products.

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3 Examples of a Job Description Checklist


Writing JDs is time-consuming. Using a job description checklist saves time, and keeps things consistent. Here are 3 example checklists, plus some useful tips on writing better JDs. What’s in a Job Description Checklist? If you aren’t sure what to include in your JD, here are a few questions you can answer to start your own job description checklist template: Who is your ideal candidate?

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my manager yells at her boss through my office wall

Ask a Manager

This post, my manager yells at her boss through my office wall , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’ve been with my current employer nearly five years. My current boss has just reached her third year with our company, after spending 20+ years with a different company. She has been struggling to adapt, throwing screaming tantrums whenever she doesn’t like a procedure.

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The 7 biggest hybrid-working challenges, and how to fix them


Workhuman’s senior VP of strategy, Derek Irvine, is quoted in this Digiday Worklife article highlighting the effectiveness of peer-to-peer social recognition programs in boosting employee engagement during hybrid work. The post The 7 biggest hybrid-working challenges, and how to fix them appeared first on Workhuman.

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Ace Your I-9 Compliance: How HR Can Navigate the End of I-9 Virtual Review

Speaker: David Secunda, Co-Founder and CEO of WorkBright

Did your company inspect I-9 documents virtually? Hot off the press from ICE, you have until August 30th, 2023 to document a physical inspection of those documents! If you’re not sure what exactly this means for your organization or are struggling to physically review I-9 documents with remote employees, join WorkBright for a 60 minute deep-dive and Q&A on the end of I-9 virtual review.

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updates: asking for more money to stay, the disorganized project manager, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, updates: asking for more money to stay, the disorganized project manager, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Here are three updates from past letter-writers. 1. How to ask my company to pay me more if they want me to stay. I was the reader wondering how to ask for a raise as a coworker was leaving, I was taking on more work, and I was being approached for jobs that pay more than mine.

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The Workplace Privileges We Rarely Talk About

Blu Ivy Group

It has been two years since the summer of 2020, when diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) became an urgent priority for many organizations as they reckoned with the systemic injustices and disparities within their workplaces. Many made bold declarations and promises to promote DEIB in all facets of their work. However, almost two years later, very little progress has been made.

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my coworker guilt-trips me when I won’t help, high-earning colleagues joke about my pay, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, my coworker guilt-trips me when I won’t help, high-earning colleagues joke about my pay, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. How much am I obligated to help a coworker who guilt-trips me when I don’t? How much help am I obligated to give to a coworker who has a long history of struggling to manage their own life?

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#CauseTheEffect: What Does it Mean to You? #SHRM22


I was looking at the SHRM22 website today and saw the line: “There’s no cause we can’t effect when we come together as One HR.” It was at that very moment that I finally understood what ‘Cause the Effect’ meant. I won’t lie, I kept hearing that over and over again as I prepared for the SHRM conference, which is just a month away, and I really couldn’t grasp what it meant.

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Employer Guide: End of I-9 Virtual Review

Attention employers! If you virtually inspected I-9 work authorization documents during the COVID pandemic, you are required to physically inspect those documents before August 30th, 2023! WorkBright has consolidated all the information you need to properly manage this unprecedented scenario in an end of I-9 Virtual Review guide. They've got you covered on: Understanding whether this applies to your organization Deadlines for virtual review and physical inspections Overview of the reconciliation

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Health Welfare Plan Limits for 2023

HR Workplace Services

Due to the recent surge in inflation, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced (via Rev. Proc. 2022-24), inflation-adjusted limits to health savings account (HSA) contributions and high deductible health plans effective for 2023. Adjustments will also be made to the maximum amount that may be made available for excepted-benefit health reimbursement arrangements (HRA’s).

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HRO Today Forum North America Celebrates HR Leadership


CHRO of the Year and Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Awards highlight HR leadership event that includes sessions, panels, and TED-talk style commentary from the brightest lights in the human resources field. The post HRO Today Forum North America Celebrates HR Leadership appeared first on TalentCulture.

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Four Primary Challenges of Managing a Distributed Workforce

BizLibrary - HR

While having virtual employees or multiple locations comes with benefits, there are some challenges to keeping everything running smoothly. The post Four Primary Challenges of Managing a Distributed Workforce appeared first on BizLibrary.

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Do you have the courage to accept failure—and grow from it?

Turning the Corner

By Kendra Prospero, CEO. “Failure is the condiment that gives success its flavor.” – Truman Capote. I just came from the spring event for the Colorado Thought Leaders Forum (CTLF). At each event, I join local executives, leaders, and business owners focused on a common goal: to become the best leaders we can be, both personally and professionally.

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The Ultimate Guide to Optimizing HR Operations: How to Select Your New HR Software

Speaker: Patrick Sayers, President of Newcastle Research

Are you tired of struggling with outdated HR software? Are you interested in unlocking your organization’s productivity potential? It’s no secret that with tech-dependent remote work on the rise, it's more important than ever to successfully implement an HR platform that can provide actionable insights to help you hit all your key workforce KPIs. But with so much variation, how can you find the most optimal HR software platform for your team?

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Exploring The 3rd Wave Of Resourcing At The Resource Management Global Symposium


Optimal resource management is often the key to profitability and sustainable growth for any project-based organization. Unfortunately, with rapid changes at the workplace, the labor markets, and industry conditions, managing resources efficiently in the.

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Staying Ahead of the Next Big Benefit


Quick look: In today’s job market, not just any benefits strategy will do. To compete for and retain top talent, small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) need a robust benefit offering that’s tailored to and effectively communicated to their diverse workforce. Here’s how brokers can help their clients achieve this by aligning them with the right professional employer organization (PEO).

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What Is TRIA Insurance?


TRIA insurance is a type of insurance that is specifically designed to protect businesses from terrorist attacks. TRIA was created in the wake of the September 11th attacks and has been renewed multiple times by Congress. TRIA insurance provides reimbursements for losses that occur as a result of terrorist attacks, up to a maximum limit. This type of insurance can be critical for businesses in high-risk industries or those who are particularly vulnerable to terrorist threats.

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The Great Resignation: How Employers and Employees Should Prepare

HR Lineup

Recruitment is challenging, and organizations are determined to retain their best talents. However, with the great resignation currently causing tension in the business sector, employers are losing their best workers. So, what could be the cause of this great attrition? While some may blame the situation on poor compensation and employee benefits plans, there is more than meets the eye.

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Report: Insights on Global Fertility at Work

Fertility is not only a global healthcare concern, but also an important workplace issue. To better understand how fertility impacts the workplace, Carrot Fertility surveyed 5,000 people across the U.S., UK, Canada, India, and Mexico. Carrot asked questions to get a sense of how people around the world feel about fertility topics at work and how they want to be supported in their fertility and family-forming journeys.

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Outsourcing To Get Your Time Back

Forbes Coaches Council

Far too often we only look at the cost of things, rather than analyzing the price we're paying by wasting our time on tasks that do not serve our business or our mission in this world.

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How to Protect Your Team’s Mental Wellbeing in the Workplace

Corn on the Job

Image Pexels CC0 License. As a business owner, you need a strong team of employees to help you reach your goals and ensure your business operates smoothly and successfully. But, understanding that your team is at the heart of your business and that each individual needs to feel valued is essential. Nurturing your employees and supporting their mental health is crucial to creating a positive workplace.

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Are You Helping Clients Prioritize Their Own Needs or Your Needs?

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

You all serve clients regardless of your respective professional disciplines. So it follows that when you serve those clients, your focus primarily is helping clients prioritize their own needs. That focus is truly noble. However, as you work with those clients, at what point do you shift your focus towards meeting your own needs first? Crossing that barrier, or interface, is where theory meets practical reality.

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Discrimination Verdict Upheld Based on False Justifications for Discipline

SHRM Resources

The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a verdict finding United Airlines had willfully discriminated against two older flight attendants under the Age Discrimination in Employment Act.

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The 4 Pillars: Essentials for Workplace Mental Health and Benefits Strategies

Speaker: Sean Raible - Founder & Principal Consultant, Game Plan Total Rewards Consulting Inc.

Promoting and sustaining a psychologically safe work environment becomes less of a task when employee benefits are included in the discussion. For any organization looking to move things forward, the key is to go beyond just EAP and training sessions to create a sustainable, healthier culture by integrating your broader HR, DEI, and benefits programs.