November, 2021

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3 Workplace Wellness Tips for the Holidays

Bonusly

With the holiday season approaching, most of us can’t wait to enjoy some time off from work. However, according to a recent survey, stress levels rise—get this— 38% during the holidays. ?? What factors are driving this level of discontent? And how can we leverage our jobs to actually feel better? Here are a few workplace wellness tips to consider for an enjoyable and less-stressed holiday experience. 1.

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Challenges ahead: 3 HR leaders share insights into the next five years

HRExecutive

More than a year ago, the pandemic brought HR to the forefront to tackle the obstacles COVID brought to the workplace. Now, 20 months in, CHROs are strategizing for the challenges they had to set aside or for new hurdles brought on by the pandemic. Advertisement Recent headlines are driving a perception that the country is in a post-pandemic calm rather than the disaster many anticipated, healthcare economist and Advisory Board Vice President Ford Koles recently said, but that’s just part

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U.S. Supreme Court Seeks Input on Motor Carrier Challenge to California’s AB 5

SHRM Resources

The high court asked the U.S. solicitor general to provide input on the federal government’s position on whether the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act pre-empts California’s AB 5 in a case challenging the state’s independent-contractor test as it applies to motor carriers.

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10 Ways to Stop Sweating the Small Stuff and Move Forward

Thrive Global

We all encounter small daily stressors and challenges that can make us feel frustrated or anxious. There’s power in acknowledging the causes of our stress before it becomes cumulative or overwhelming — and it’s also important to arm ourselves with tools and strategies to help us address stress in the moment, so that we can move forward instead of dwelling on the issue.

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AI & DEI: With Great Opportunities Comes Great HR Responsibility

Speaker: Jen Kirkwood - Partner, Responsible HR & AI at IBM and World Economic Forum Executive Fellow

The promise of AI for today’s organizations is real, yet in a frenzied state of experimentation, many stumble to get to a full-scale enterprise. As companies race to discover what generative AI can do, HR must lead conversations about how to balance cutting-edge innovations with integrity, trust, and diversity. Globally, organizations are at a critical intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and AI acceleration.

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Improve Your Talent Acquisition Process in 5 Steps | ClearCompany

ClearCompany HRM

The talent acquisition process is not as simple as it may seem. Many might think it’s just screening candidates — but recruiters and HR professionals know better. Talent acquisition strategy includes recruiting, screening, interviewing, hiring, and onboarding. With effective talent acquisition strategies, recruiters and candidate sourcers are able to think ahead and stay on the lookout for top talent.

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Employee recognition and reward programs: A quick guide

Achievers

It’s Sunday night. Do you know how your employees are feeling? Are they dreading another work week, or are they looking forward to engaging days with their team? The latter is what every company strives for, and it’s easier to achieve than you think with an effective employee recognition and reward program. Employee recognition has a significant impact on key business metrics like engagement, productivity, and retention.

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Bersin: Why org health matters in our ‘partially open’ economy

HRExecutive

The pandemic’s continuing effects have left us with an economy that is “partially open,” ever-changing policies for vaccines and masking, and employees fatigued from remote and hybrid work, as well as staffing shortages, irate customers and caregiving worries. So, it’s no surprise that research finds almost half of people are still feeling high levels of stress.

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Trial Court Must Reconsider Whether Newspaper Carriers Are Contractors

SHRM Resources

A trial court erred when it ruled that newspaper home-delivery carriers were not employees of The Fresno Bee newspaper but rather were independent contractors and thus not entitled to reimbursement of mileage expenses, a California appeals court ruled.

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The Great Resignation of 2021 is a great concern for midsize companies

Human Resources Today Submitted Articles

Hibob conducted a national survey to understand the current sentiment of the U.S. workforce amid “The Great Resignation”. The results give valuable insight into what employees want and how HR leaders can create positive employee experiences.

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Early Tenure Turnover: Stop the Revolving Door of Hires

Speaker: Dr. Craig Ellis, Head of I-O Psychology, HighMatch

Are you facing a revolving door of hires, especially within their first 90 days of employment? In this webinar, Dr. Craig Ellis, a leading industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologist, offers insights and strategies to unravel the mystery behind early tenure turnover. Identify the root causes of early attrition to mitigate turnover’s impact in the first 12 months.

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Onboarding Employees: 6 Common Mistakes to Avoid | ClearCompany

ClearCompany HRM

Recruiting frequently gets the spotlight when it comes to HR strategy, which is no surprise — bringing in new candidates is a top priority across every industry. But today, we’re in the midst of the Great Resignation: a record 4.4 million workers in the U.S. quit their jobs in September. 54% of companies worldwide report experiencing talent shortages.

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5 Tips for Launching Your New Leadership Job

The People Equation

When you start a new job, what’s your plan for getting acclimated to your new role? Do you even have a plan? Throughout the years, I’ve observed leaders – either coming in from the outside, or transferring departments – launch their leadership journey. The most successful ones start their new job before they report to work on their first day. Why? Because they understand that to hit the ground running on Day One, they must take prior action.

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Advantages and disadvantages of employee voice: Why employee involvement matters

Achievers

Everyone wants to feel like they’re a part of something meaningful, and the employees at your company are no different. Getting your employees actively involved in business decisions and priorities makes them feel empowered and keeps them motivated. Discover how to create a culture of feedback with employee listening. Supporting employee voice means team members can deliver their ideas and feedback to leaders without fear of judgment or other ramifications.

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What Is The Metaverse And How Microsoft, Disney, and Amazon Could Win.

Josh Bersin

What Is A Metaverse? Simply put, a Metaverse is a digital space represented by digital representations of people, places, and things. In other words, it’s a “digital world” with real people represented by digital objects. In many ways, Microsoft Teams or Zoom is already a form of a Metaverse. You are “there” in the room, Read more» The post What Is The Metaverse And How Microsoft, Disney, and Amazon Could Win. appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

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Bridging the Gap: The Intersection of DEI Initiatives and Employee Benefits

Speaker: Jaye Johnson, CBP

Unlock the secrets to transforming your organization’s employee benefits into a strategic tool for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). During this informative session, we will discuss common pitfalls in traditional benefits and then delve into the essence of DEI in employee-centric benefit offerings. This involves not only defining DEI in the workplace but also understanding the pivotal role that employee benefits play in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment.

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An Update on California’s ‘ABC Test’ for Independent-Contractor Status

SHRM Resources

At the end of 2020, it seemed the California Legislature, the courts, and even voters wanted to move away from the independent-contractor test codified in AB 5. However, during 2021, the pendulum seems to have swung back in favor of AB 5.

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An Intro to Workforce Monitoring: Continuous Criminal Monitoring

Human Resources Today Submitted Articles

Continuous criminal monitoring is a real-time background check. You may have heard it referred to as workforce monitoring, arrest monitoring, criminal records monitoring, or something similar. Continuous monitoring provides near-real-time alerts about new criminal activity within your current workforce.

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5 Ways to Improve Employee Experience

Hppy

Employee experience has become a hot topic over the last couple of years as remote work has fundamentally changed the nature of work and, more recently, as employee leave their jobs in droves. Organizations have to take long, hard looks at how they treat and interact with their employees, from the recruitment and onboarding stage to their most senior and veteran workers.

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

Ask a Manager

This post, I’m working 2 full-time remote jobs — is this unethical? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: The WSJ and other media outlets have been reporting on white-collar workers who work from home, working two full-time jobs at once. The thinking is, since you don’t have to be physically present in an office and can theoretically manage your own schedule, why not earn two incomes and fly under the radar?

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Delivering DEI Training That Drives Real Change

Speaker: Jeffrey Hall, Chief Creative Office of WILL Interactive

Great DEI training improves engagement, retention, and teamwork. Poor training does little. What content areas are right for our organization? How can you construct training around empathy-building, relatable stories for a positive disposition to hard topics? We’ll cover the latest research on how to make training that actually delivers attitudinal and behavioral shifts.

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The top 12 drivers of employee engagement

Achievers

With the Great Resignation upon us, keeping employees engaged is more important than ever before. But according to Gallup, organizations aren’t meeting this challenge, with 51% of employees reporting that they’re not engaged. This isn’t too surprising, as the factors that drive employee engagement remain mysterious to many companies and HR professionals.

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Improve Your Hiring Process & Attract Talent | Reveal Global

Reveal Global

How can you improve your hiring process and attract quality talent? Here are four solutions to streamlining your candidate sourcing process.

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5 ways to improve employees’ mental health as we return to the office

Reward Gateway

Discover five tips to help reduce employees' stress and anxiety and improve wellbeing as we return to the office in 2021. Learn more!

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The Benefits and Challenges of Employee Engagement

Human Resources Today Submitted Articles

Peruse our list for ways to use Motivosity and spice up your company culture. Organizations that make an effort to boost employee engagement will see a slew of benefits.

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Are There Gaps in Your HR Policies?

Putting the right HR policies in place can help your organization grow smoothly and help your company culture thrive. Use this essential HR checklist to cover the basics and make sure there aren’t any gaps in your HR functions.

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Benefits of working remotely: UK workers get back an hour a day – and they like it

Workable

Because of that seismic change, we included questions around remote work in our Great Discontent survey, which surveyed 500 workers in the UK on what matters to them in a job. And we have interesting findings for you on what the benefits of working remotely are, whether remote work is indeed happening, and how important it is to workers in the UK. And we have interesting findings for you, starting with a matter-of-fact comment from one respondent: “Whilst financial recompense is an important fac

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Beyond Benefits: Strategies to Increase Employee Retention

Folks HR

How important is workplace environment for millenial employees and what strategies can we use to increase their retention?

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14 mission statement examples to inspire

Achievers

With the Great Recession in full swing, employers need to do everything they can to retain and attract the best talent. Leadership and HR must offer what employees really want ? the feeling that they’re making a real difference in the world. The best workplaces make employees excited to go to work every day, knowing they’re making a positive impact.

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my employee refuses to lie to customers — but that’s our policy

Ask a Manager

This post, my employee refuses to lie to customers — but that’s our policy , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: My employee is refusing to abide by company policies due to religious conviction and I’m not sure how to handle this. I am the owner of a very small company, around 15 people total.

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Managing Your Recruitment Agency Spend in 2024

Feeling overwhelmed by a juggling act of internal recruiting, agency relationships, and direct hire spend? You’re not alone. In today’s competitive talent landscape, building a dream team requires strategic orchestration. Recruiting agencies and search firms provide invaluable services, but managing them effectively alongside your internal team can pose unique challenges.

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10 Key Talent and Leadership Trends for 2022

SHRM

The Great Resignation is only going to amplify The COVID-19 was the test case that no one wanted. For some time, companies have struggled with a shrinking talent pool, but the global pandemic accelerated this talent shortage to a degree no one could have predicted. A recent Korn Ferry survey shows 55% of professionals believe employee turnover will increase in 2022 and 31% say they would leave their job even if they didn’t have another one lined up.

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Every Bad Hire Starts with a Good Interview

Human Resources Today Submitted Articles

If finding the right person for a job was this easy, hiring managers would sleep soundly at night. But they don't. Something that's confirmed by a survey from HR experts Robert Half, with 75 percent of hiring managers reporting they've recruited the wrong candidate for a role. Admittedly there are many reasons why someone may be a bad hire, but why do things often seem to go wrong before the interview chair has even gone cold?

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10 things Microsoft has learned about successful hybrid work

HRExecutive

With more than 175,000 employees across 74 countries, Microsoft was faced with an enormous people challenge when the pandemic set in early last year and the world of work largely moved to a remote setting. From creating connection in virtual environments to scrambling to keep up with quickly changing employee needs, Microsoft’s HR professionals have been working since to manage what’s likely going to be the “biggest change” in most employees’ careers, said Amy Coleman, corporate vice president,