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6 Employee Strategies for Your Non-Desk Workforce

HR Bartender

One of the concepts that organizations will want to define in 2021 is what the hybrid workforce means for them. I’ve seen it referred to as when the workforce is more equally balanced between onsite and remote employees. I’ve also seen it defined as when employees have the option to work where it makes the most sense for what they do. And of course, there’s a lot of room in between to create your own version.

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Let's Look at Open Jobs + Unemployment Benefits Through the Lens of a Recruiting Department.

The HR Capitalist

Do you believe that COVID-related unemployment benefits are preventing people from rejoining the workforce? This became a hot topic when the April 2021 Jobs Report showed one of the biggest misses on record— meaning the actual number of jobs the American economy was expected to add fell dramatically short of the expectation. Like everything these days, it's been politicized.


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Bersin: 5 changes for recruiting in a post-pandemic economy


The unemployment rate remains elevated at 6.1%, but companies are having trouble finding people to fill jobs. This unusual dynamic was underscored by the release of the April labor statistics, which found that 266,000 jobs were created that month, far short of the roughly 1 million new jobs that estimates had predicted. Some analysts blamed an economic recovery that isn’t as strong as it seems, but others have pointed to powerful forces such as ongoing health fears and robust unemployment insura

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Technology Helps Meet Challenges of Managing Contingent Workforce

SHRM Resources

At the same time that organizations are finding more value in the use of contingent workers, many also believe they’re falling short in how those workers are being managed.

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Prevent Toxic Work Culture and Protect Your Peoples’ Physical and Mental Health

The U.S. Surgeon General's warning about the role of the workplace on mental and physical health states that employers have an opportunity to turn workplaces into “engines of mental health and wellbeing”. Discover what it takes to foster workplace wellbeing and how to prevent a “toxic work culture”.

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What the GDPR Shows Us About the Future of AI Regulation


As artificial intelligence grows in power and sophistication , AI-driven applications will continue to gain prominence in many areas of our lives. These systems provide valuable services and offer many benefits, but they also come with risk — not least because many analyze detailed information about individuals. This processing of personal information brings many AI systems directly under the scope of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the influential European Union legislation that

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Anthony Russo of #BeTheChange: “You are going to have to learn to turn the other cheek”

Thrive Global

“You are going to have to learn to turn the other cheek.” When it comes to the peaceful political discourse you are going to have to let people sometimes go off on you, get their anger out, and sometimes let it go. To truly create change you can’t snap, you can’t demean another opinion no matter how nonsensical it may seem, because in the end the only way to aid in conversation is to take a beating, and show people you love them no matter what.

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How to Respond to Compliments at Work: Examples and Tips


Few things can transform your day like receiving a compliment — or giving one. But these interactions can be difficult to navigate, if you can even find the time to initiate them. Considering how to accept praise gracefully, whether you should return the compliment, the best way to avoid miscommunication — the recognition process can be anything but simple.

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7 Things Employees Want to Know In a Department Reshuffle

The People Equation

Coffee, pen and notes write reshuffle. Is there a big department reshuffle on the horizon? As a leader, you may have become blasé about corporate restructuring, especially if you’re a survivor of numerous downsizing/outsourcing/right-sizing battles. Trust me on this one when I say: You may be feeling chill (or resigned) about the latest company reorg, but the employees who report to you most decidedly are not.

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What practices can HR leaders implement to ensure benefits to the company through attrition?


Employee attrition is a natural process in which a company loses its employees due to certain life events such as resignation, retirement, elimination of a particular position, or other such reasons. In case of attrition, employers do not fill up the vacancy left by the former employees who leave their job voluntarily. . Attrition can be beneficial to the company in certain situations.

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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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don’t do this

Ask a Manager

This post, don’t do this , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. pictured: a LinkedIn message describing the writer’s college-aged daughter’s educational background and interest in law school, noting she will be home in mid-May, and asking the recipient to offer her an internship at a law firm. You may also like: what should I say to parents who are job-searching on behalf of their kids?

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10 big lessons from HRE’s Health & Benefits Leadership Conference


Benefits have always been a vital company strategy. But in the age of COVID-19 —when health and safety were the biggest priorities, employees struggled with caregiving responsibilities, mental health issues rose and so much more—the importance of benefits has reached new heights. Smart employers and HR leaders turned to benefits as one of their biggest COVID-19 strategies to help struggling employees—a focus that will only continue during the pandemic and beyond.

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Coca-Cola’s “Be Less White” Diversity Fiasco


Sometimes a brand can fall with just a few sloppily written words. For Coca-Cola, those words were “be less white” On February 19, a Coca-Cola diversity training suggesting employees try to “be less white” caused quite a stir. Dr. Karlyn Borysenko was the first to tweet screenshots from the training (meant to promote diversity at Coca-Cola).

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The Weekly Dose: @Rejobify – A Better Way to Reject Applicants!

The Tim Sackett Project

Today on your Weekly Dose of HR and TA Technology, I take a look at the candidate experience technology Rejobify. Rejobify is a combination of a better candidate rejection template experience versus your normal ATS rejection email and free candidate tools that will help them in their job search. Rejobify was founded by RecTechMedia’s founder, Chris Russell.

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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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we need paid family and medical leave — and a new bill in Congress would give it to us

Ask a Manager

This post, we need paid family and medical leave — and a new bill in Congress would give it to us , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s no secret that the U.S. has terrible support for workers, particularly around paid family and medical leave. No federal law requires employers to offer paid leave at all. Some states have begun to require paid sick leave, but most still don’t.

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3 ways HR is using tech to be more strategic


Maximizing the value of HR technology is much more complex than it used to be, but that’s no reason it should impede success, said Ed Barry and Rhonda Marcucci, practice leaders for Gallagher’s HR Technology Consulting Group, in their presentation at the Health & Benefits Leadership Conference, being held virtually through May 13. Advertisement The reason?

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6 Ways to Support Remote Worker Wellbeing

Quantum Workplace

Mental health and employee wellness are at the heart of a strong, engaged workplace. But today’s workers are under increasing levels of stress. And remote workers aren’t immune. While remote work has many advantages, it can create opportunities for extra stress.

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HR Doesn’t Care about Your Feelings

Evil HR Lady

Yesterday, I encountered a question on an HR forum. The poster asked about an employee who had just changed religions, was now a Muslim, and wanted to wear “Muslim clothes.” This violated the company’s dress code, she said. Was she required to accommodate the request? Forum members, theoretically HR professionals, condemned her immediately as bigoted, called the question a no-brainer, and insisted that of course, she had to accommodate the employee.

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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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21 Highly Effective Ways to Recognize Your Team


Employee recognition can be a powerful force for good in any workplace. At its most effective, employee recognition leads to increased engagement, productivity, morale, sense of purpose, and retention. But without a recognition framework or system in place, it can be tricky to craft meaningful and consistent appreciation. Ultimately, you’ll want to create a program that addresses your organization’s needs while tailoring your recognition to each individual you’re celebrating.

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5 ways to help your hybrid workforce succeed


Remote work has steadily gained in popularity over the years. But COVID-19 , says Zoë Harte, chief people officer at Upwork, “accelerated that trend, forcing may reluctant companies to go remote overnight.” Now with COVID-19 vaccines here and many employers considering a return to the workplace, Harte has a message about remote and hybrid workplace: Embrace the change; don’t move away from it.

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HR More Accepting of Workers with Criminal Records

SHRM Resources

New research from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), the SHRM Foundation and the Charles Koch Institute shows that a majority of HR professionals and business leaders are willing to hire and work with people with criminal records.

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Workplace 3.0: Say Goodbye to The Lines Between “Work” and “Life”


Welcome to Workplace 3.0… How our workspaces have transitioned! There was a time not so long ago when most of us led dual lives – the personal and the professional. […]. The post Workplace 3.0: Say Goodbye to The Lines Between “Work” and “Life” appeared first on TalentCulture.

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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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Why Is Employee Engagement Important? | Perceptyx


Employee engagement has moved beyond being a hot topic of the moment in HR circles to become a ubiquitous pursuit for all types of businesses. Though engagement is widely accepted as a good thing, it’s helpful to take a step back and consider: Why is employee engagement important? What, exactly, are we attempting to achieve by pursuing it?

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Top #HRTech Trends From #HRAnalystDay


As the world begins to push forward creating a post-COVID world, the workplace is no exception. Countless stories pepper the news about hybrid workforces, the future of offices, and the uncertainty. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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Working from home is a skill, not a circumstance

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

Most people are done working from home by 3 p.m. Friday. While that might have passed muster during a once-weekly break from the office in pre-pandemic times, the new reality of full-time remote work has been with us for 10 months. Our habits need improvement. Flexibility is what makes working remotely work so well. Freed from the structure of a commute and set “office hours,” productive workers have found they can rise early or work late, saving time for other tasks such as childcare, exercise,

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How to Answer “What Are Your Career Aspirations?” in an Interview

The Muse

What interviewers really want to hear about in your answer, how to figure out your career aspirations, and what mistakes to avoid—plus example answers.

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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.