Mon.Aug 15, 2022

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Equity vs. Equality in the Workplace: An HR’s Manual

Analytics in HR

While equity and equality sound similar, they are different concepts, whether in the context of the wider society or in the workplace. Let’s look at the differences between equity vs. equality in the workplace and how you can shift from equality toward equity within your organization. Contents What is equality in the workplace? What does equity mean in a workplace?

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Virtual Workplaces and Isolation


Working remotely has massive upsides…some of the time. It affords flexibility that is not typically available in traditional office settings. And that’s great…I guess. I’ve been living a remote work life for more than seven years. Long before the pandemic and masks and paranoia. The first five had me on the road so much it was as if I (kind of) still worked in a corporate setting, I simply commuted to work via Southwest Airlines.

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Turning Economic Challenges into Employment Opportunities


For the first time in recent memory, we are experiencing a simultaneous softening of the economy and significant labor scarcity. With the consumer price index rising at twice the rate as hourly earnings, potential employees are seeking stability – but not necessarily through employers. More people are willing to dip into their savings and stay unemployed longer in order to find the right job.

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Embracing the Contingent Workforce: Optimized Hiring Processes Ease the Transition

Sterling Check

Over the past two years, as businesses worked to navigate pandemic-related restrictions and an increasingly unpredictable job market, the demand for contingent workers has risen sharply in the US. And while many of the experimental safety measures introduced by Covid-19 may eventually be lifted, there is growing evidence to suggest that companies will increasingly come to rely on contingent workforce for their staffing and hiring needs.

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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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20 Ways to Improve Mental Health in Your Workplace 


Mental health in the workplace should be a top priority for every organization because of its immense significance for employee well-being. Consider this: 59% of employees reported mental health issues in the workplace in 2021. It is a significant uptick in mental health-related numbers at workplaces. In addition, 4% of all sick leaves from workplaces are related to mental health problems.

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How to Increase Employee Support by 6,000% [New Research]


In the coming month or two we’ll be unveiling the findings of our new Frontline Worker study, but today I want to share a few statistics that are practical and targeted at a common problem every employer faces today. 15-plus years ago when I got married, I thought I knew what it meant to support someone. I also thought I understood the person standing beside me, because we’d been together for a few years before finally walking down the aisle together.

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Where‘s the ROI?: The Complexities of Calculating Wellness ROI

CoreHealth Wellness Technologies

In this opinion piece, CoreHealth’s Managing Director Anne Marie Kirby gives her 20+ years of experiential insight on the complexities of calculating wellness ROI.

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update: I’m working 2 full-time remote jobs — is this unethical?

Ask a Manager

This post, update: I’m working 2 full-time remote jobs — is this unethical? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Remember the letter-writer who was working two full-time remote jobs and wondering if it was unethical? Here’s the update. I wrote to you late last year about how I was working two full-time director level jobs and was debating the ethicality of doing so.

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How much money employers can save when they switch to remote or hybrid work


Workhuman’s CFO Scott Dussault is quoted in this Fortune article that calculates how much work-from-home or hybrid work models could save companies. In a quote pulled from a CNBC interview, Scott shares that companies will change the way they use their office space post-pandemic rather than eliminate it. The post How much money employers can save when they switch to remote or hybrid work appeared first on Workhuman.

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HR and Employee Healthcare Reform: Keys to Increasing Employee Wellness and Retention

Speaker: Mallory Herrin, CEO & Principal HR Consultant at HerrinHR

Your employees are your most valuable resource. If you want to retain employees and keep them happy, you want to make the incentives more valuable. With a full-stack employee experience, culture, health, wellness and benefits navigation solution, you can provide employees with the wellbeing support they need. The results? Employees who are happier, healthier, and more engaged, as well as a business that is thriving both internally and externally, every day.

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I disagree with my partner on how to run our business, another manager dislikes my employee, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, I disagree with my partner on how to run our business, another manager dislikes my employee, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. My partner and I disagree on how to run our adult business. I am a partner in a social club for “like minded adults.” When my partner and I first started this club, we agreed on “no sex with our members while we were open.

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Tricks to Calm Your Nerves Before a Big Interview or Presentation

HR Digest

It’s the big interview or presentation day. You’ve been studying for weeks, and now you’re about to make your biggest presentation ever. We’ve all been there: nervous and not quite ready to ace the interview or presentation by any means necessary. And the question of how to calm nerves before an interview keeps popping up in your head. .

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Do you know how to manage menopause?

TLNT: The Business of HR

As the US workforce grows older, and increasingly more female (the number of women in the workforce grew from 49.7% in 2019 to 50% in 2020), employers will soon have to face talking about a sensitive, but important, topic: menopause.

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15 Steps Executives Can Take To Prepare For An Economic Recession

Forbes Coaches Council

Corporate executives should always be on the lookout for signs of a potential decline in economic activity and have strategies in place to brace their companies against possible negative impacts.

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Maximizing Employee Engagement From Day One

Speaker: Jennifer Whiteley, HR Talent and Organizational Development Lead

We all know how important employee engagement is for organizational success, so how can we foster an engaging culture for new hires, right from the day they start? Beginning with recruitment through their onboarding journey, this session will dive into best practices for creating and fostering engagement with new hires, with tips and tricks you can take away and put into action immediately in your own organizations.

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A guide to setting professional goals that will drive success

Business Management Daily

If you want to develop your career faster, learn new skills, and earn more money — you need professional goals. While this is pretty standard advice, not many professionals act on it — even when there is hard evidence to back it up. Dr. Gail Matthews of the Dominican University of California conducted a study looking at how committing to written career goals affects goal achievement and overall success in one’s professional life.

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Working From Home Isolation: 8 Ways to Feel Less Alone and More Connected


Remote work sometimes feels like a double-edged sword. The lack of a commute, chance to work in sweatpants, and flexibility make working from home a dream come true for many people. However, spending the day working alone can be socially isolating, and has led some to seek out opportunities to return to the office. We get it. Many companies today are fully remote, and have to put effort into helping their teams feel connected.

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Hire More, Stress Less: Helping Clients Ramp Up Recruitment Efforts


Quick look: The labor market remains tight, with nearly two job openings for every unemployed person. To stand out and compete for the talent they require, many SMBs are increasing the money and energy they invest into their recruitment efforts—but this can take a toll on their finances and the mental health of their staff. Here’s how brokers can help clients hire the right people, boost cost-efficiency, and stress less by partnering with a PEO.

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6 Ways Leadership Teams Can Fuel Workplace Diversity and Inclusion


If your diversity strategy relies on presentations and workshops, it’s probably not working as it should. In addition to diversity programs showing minimal improvement in terms of racial composition in the workforce, some leaders have failed to take the proper steps to prioritize this issue. About $8 billion a year is spent on diversity training […].

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To Tech or Not To Tech: Generational Engagement in the Workplace

Speaker: Katherine McCord - President and People Operations Consultant at Titan Management

With people staying in the workforce up to a decade longer and starting their careers earlier than previous generations, it's more important than ever to understand bridging generational gaps and embracing age inclusion. When tech is thrown into the equation, this process can become increasingly difficult for organizations with smaller HR departments.

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11 Ways to Celebrate Women's Equality Day (With a Hybrid Workforce)


Women's Equality is observed on August 26 in the U.S. Give one way a company can celebrate this national observance with a hybrid workforce. To help your company to best celebrate Women’s Equality Day, we asked CEOs and HR leaders this question for their best ideas. From supporting local female-owned businesses to getting a panel of female senior leaders to share on a virtual platform, there are several ways your company can celebrate this national observance with a hybrid workforce.

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How Boomerang Employees Can Supercharge Your Recruiting Efforts


While no organization plans for a valuable employee to exit, it can be incredibly beneficial — for the company and the employee — when they return after some time away. These are called “boomerang” employees and they are a growing source of candidates that can be an essential part of your recruiting strategy. “Boomerang employees” are former employees who may return to your company at some point with more diverse experience along with existing knowledge that allows them to hit the ground running

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Flexible Schedules Can Create Wage, Hour Pitfalls for Employers


Remote working during the pandemic provided quite a bit of flexibility for both employers and employees. Now that we’re in a period of relative stability regarding COVID-19 workplace rules, employers continue to increase the amount in-person work, while employees continue to desire flexibility. With a fluctuating job market, employers are looking for ways to retain and attract staff, but California, unfortunately, makes flexible workplace scheduling difficult.

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How Long to Keep Payroll Records (+ Who Wants ‘Em)

Patriot Software

Your to-do list as a business owner seems to get longer every day. There’s one more item you’ll have to check off—and this one is part of federal law. You’re required to retain payroll records, sometimes for up to four years. Don’t worry. This isn’t an impossible task. This article covers the agencies that require […] READ MORE.

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In how many clicks will you apply for a job in Europe? (REPORT)

I am writing to propose an article for your website about a recent report we concluded.

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The top locations for digital nomad visas

Adzuna Blog

Picture yourself sitting back on a beach, with palm trees on one side of you and your laptop on the other. Well, this is becoming much more of a normality for many, who are choosing to adopt a nomadic lifestyle following the pandemic. If you want to travel the world whilst earning money at the same time, fear not. At Adzuna , we have pulled together a list of some of the top countries offering digital nomad visas and how to obtain them.

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Three Ways Leaders Can Help Their Team Break Through Limitations

Forbes Coaches Council

A good leader knows how to push their team, but an excellent leader knows how to help their team overcome limitations individually and together.

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How To Use AI To Enhance Your Recruitment Process 

Effortless HR

HR professionals must use the tech at their fingertips to improve and evolve the recruitment process. This guide explores how AI can be utilized here. . Recruitment is a time consuming and expensive process for HR companies, filled with inefficient work practices. On average it costs $4,129 to fill a typical position in a company and takes more than forty days.

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my employee won’t stop pushing for a job she’s not qualified for

Ask a Manager

This post, my employee won’t stop pushing for a job she’s not qualified for , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: An employee I manage, Elizabeth, wants a job that’s open on another team. She has no experience and doesn’t have the education or certification required for it. If she were given the job it would be like hiring a person who never went to law school, never passed the bar exam, and never set foot in a law firm to be a lawy

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Asking the Humans: Using People Data to Create a Great Employee Experience

Speaker: Karen Weeks, Chief People Officer at Ordergroove

As HR professionals, we always want to make sure the work we are doing, the programs we are rolling out, and the perks we offer have the most value and impact to the team. How can we determine what that means for our organizations? We need to ask our team! In this webinar, we will be focusing on where and how to use surveys and other feedback tools to collect data and, more importantly, what to do with it once we have it.