Sat.Jun 22, 2019 - Fri.Jun 28, 2019

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External Workers Are Valuable but Worrisome, HR Says

SHRM Resources

Nearly all HR professionals surveyed by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) agreed that external, independent workers—whether contract, freelance or gig-based—add value to their organizations, but most still have concerns about the legal implications of hiring and managing these workers.

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5 Benefits of Hiring Freelancers

HR Management

Today’s workforce is evolving at an unbelievable pace. While yesterday’s professionals may have been tied to the standard eight-hour workday, modern workers are now opting for more flexible work arrangements. This has paved the way for what we now know as the gig economy, which Small Biz Trends states makes up more than a fourth of U.S. workers.

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my boss makes me wear her clothes, eat her food, and say I’m grateful for my job

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I was hired about six months ago at a small business. I’m in my mid-20s and this my first professional job after completing grad school. It’s just me, the owner/director, and a part-time assistant. Because we’re such a small office, I spend a lot of time one-on-one with my boss. Sometimes she’s a lovely person, other times she’s quite difficult to handle.

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4 Strategies for a Better Health Benefits Experience

TalentCulture

Your benefits are missing the target if employees don’t engage with them. Meghan M. Biro offers four strategies for making sure your benefits programs succeed in engaging employees. The post 4 Strategies for a Better Health Benefits Experience appeared first on TalentCulture.

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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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SHRM CEO Calls for More-Inclusive Workplaces

SHRM Resources

Johnny C. Taylor, Jr., SHRM-SCP, president and chief executive officer of the Society for Human Resource Management, on June 24 challenged HR professionals to create more-inclusive workplaces, specifically calling on them to hire people with disabilities, people with criminal histories, veterans and people over age 50.

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update: coworker complains about my tattoos

Ask a Manager

Remember the letter-writer whose coworker kept complaining about her tattoos ? Here’s the update. So, the situation with Carol has been resolved. I actually spoke to her the same day you posted my letter; I ran into her in the break room and she started in again. I interrupted her and said, “That’s enough. I have asked you politely and now I’m telling you – stop commenting on my tattoos.

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12 Ways To Know If You're Truly Ready To Move Up To Management

Forbes Coaches Council

Not sure if you're ready for that big promotion? Check out this list from the career experts of Forbes Coaches Council to see if management is really the right path for you.

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100 Useful Performance Review Phrases

TinyPulse

Performance reviews are key to offering helpful feedback to a manager or employee. But not knowing what to say or write can make the process downright painful, especially on a deadline. When feedback is such a key part of boosting employee engagement , it's important to get it right.

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Video Interview Matchmaking: How to Find Employees You Love

Workology

As a recruiter, you’re in the matchmaking business, matching workers with jobs and employers with employees. Your job is pairing people who can work well together. You’re a professional matchmaker, Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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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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3 Ways HR Can Help Close the Skills Gap

SHRM Resources

HR professionals need to share their thoughts with government leaders to help shape policies that elevate HR and improve workplaces. One of the critical issue on HR’s radar is how to close the skills gap.

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What great wellness programs do differently: 3 proven tactics

HR Morning

All wellness programs are not created equal. One-off wellness initiatives aren’t enough to achieve the ultimate goal, which is really two-fold: get employees healthier and keep healthcare costs down. Firms need to be smarter and invest in a well-designed health strategy in order to see a return, say researchers. 3-pronged approach. Effective wellness programs have good ROI of $1.50 to $3.00 per wellness dollar spent over a two to nine year time-frame, according to a recent U.S.

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Why Flexible Office Solutions Are Being Adopted By More Businesses

Take It Personel-ly

Trends and information are moving faster than ever before in the contemporary business world. To keep your head above water or, better yet, to succeed in this environment, it is necessary to keep your processes flexible and economical. This applies to both your workforce and your physical infrastructure and whether your company is based in […].

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5 Distinguishing Features of High Performing Teams

Engagedly

Putting together a high-performing team isn’t just about tossing together a bunch of fantastic individual contributors and then hoping for the best. You might as well throw together a few sticks of dynamite, pour oil on it, and […].

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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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Flexible working: employers must ease the strain for working parents or lose the talent

HR Zone

Retention. Parenting: a bad career move?

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How to hire a data scientist

Hacker Earth

Data science is one of the most sought after jobs of the 21st century. But how do you hire a data scientist who fits the bill? According to Firstround.com , in a competitive field like data science, strong candidates often receive 3 or more offers, so success rates of hiring are commonly below 50%. The key is to have prospective candidates go through the recruiting process quickly, helping close data science positions faster.

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Viewpoint: Stop Lying to Job Candidates About the Role

SHRM Resources

Too many hiring managers avoid telling candidates the truth about a job. Their logic is that if applicants find out how hard they will work or how boring the core of the open jobs are, they will walk away. This is a mistake. To hire effectively, you have to be honest about what working at your firm is like and what it takes to be successful.

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15 great HR lessons from America’s largest human resources conference

Business Management Daily

Didn't make it to Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) annual conference in Las Vegas? Our editors were there to scoop up all the HR wisdom for you. The post 15 great HR lessons from America’s largest human resources conference appeared first on Business Management Daily.

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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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A 5-step fix for the ‘summertime blues’

HR Morning

Feeling a bit more burned out at work on these hot summer days? Get in line. A Gallup study of nearly 7,500 full-time employees done last summer found that 23% reported feeling job burnout very often or always, while another 44% reported feeling job burnout sometimes. That means about two-thirds of full-time workers experience job burnout. Those are meaningful numbers, made even more so when you consider exactly what the professionals mean by the term “burnout.”.

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Do I Need Proof Before Beginning an Employee Investigation?

Evil HR Lady

An employee recently came forward with an accusation that two other employees were selling and buying drugs in the company parking lot. My boss says we can only investigate if the complaining employee has proof of the problem. This is his policy for all employee complaints, even harassment. He says that if the complaining employee doesn’t provide proof, we can be accused of unfair targeting.

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5 Tips to Keep Your Online Startup Legal

Take It Personel-ly

Do you want to be your own boss? Have you been thinking of starting your own online business? If yes, you are not alone. Over 543,000 new businesses get started each month in the U.S., according to Forbes. Still, being your own boss demands more than hatching an idea, quitting your tedious job, and sitting […].

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Four ways to ensure the wellbeing of women at work

HR Zone

People. Four ways to ensure the wellbeing of women at work.

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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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3 Strategies for Attracting Remote Workers to Your Company

The Muse

Want to combat the talent shortage? Use these three strategies to expand your candidate search and attract remote workers to your company.

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The State of Employee Engagement in 2019: Establishing a Baseline

Bonusly

What’s the state of employee engagement in 2019? Well, you’re about to find out. You may have noticed that we try our best to include the most up-to-date and legitimate statistics in our blog posts. So when we got the opportunity to partner with HR.com on a survey of our own, you know that we jumped at the chance! We pushed the survey, called The State of Employee Engagement, live in the first quarter of 2019.

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3 ways AI will help you break through in the Experience Economy

Qualtrics HR

The Experience Economy is changing the way businesses operate across the globe. Organizations are judged by the experiences they deliver across the 4 core pillars of business – customer, product, employee, and brand. And while 80% of CEOs believe their business delivers a superior experience, only 8% of their customers agree. At Qualtrics, we call this the experience gap.

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5 Major Trends from SHRM 2019

Criteria Corp

Another SHRM conference has come and gone. With over a thousand exhibitors, hundreds of events, and keynote speakers ranging from Brené Brown to Martha Stewart, the SHRM conference can cause a bit of sensory overload, but we’ve distilled our experience at the conference down to a few core themes.

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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.