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Help Employees Be More Productive Through Apps

HR Bartender

Estimated reading time: 7 minutes. (Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by Jotform , a powerful online forms solution that helps organizations go from busywork to less work in minutes. Check out this FastCompany article by Jotform Founder Aytekin Tank on “ 4 ways to ensure workplace cliques don’t take root in your organization ”. And enjoy the article!).

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Bersin: How do we hire in this crazy labor market?


The labor market has gone crazy. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate for November 2021 was only 4.2%. The Bureau also reported almost 11 million job openings of October 2021. Turnover remains historically high as 4.2 million people quit their job in October, down from a record-high 4.4 million people, or 3% of workers, who quit in September.

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Identity Checked

HRO Today

As remote work and hybrid models become the norm, hiring managers must take measures to protect their organisations from potential threats. By Simon Kent. After the last two years, there is little doubt that employers are having to deal with a huge amount of disruption in the employment market. Hiring managers are faced with finding and deploying talent as quickly as possible, but in doing so, they still need to ensure that candidate credentials are accurate.

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Seattle Passes Independent Contractor Protections Ordinance

SHRM Resources

Following the trend to add workplace protections for independent contractors, the Seattle City Council passed an ordinance to increase pay transparency for the ever-growing gig workforce.

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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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Cal/OSHA ETS Readoption to Change Testing, Vaccination and Exclusion Provisions


This Thursday, Cal/OSHA will vote on the second readoption of the COVID-19 Workplace Emergency Temporary Standard (the “COVID-19 ETS”) which will govern COVID-19 safety protocols in virtually all of California’s workplaces. As part of its second (and final) readoption, Cal/OSHA will be making some changes to flashpoint issues — including testing, physical distancing, vaccination and exclusion of employees after exposure — so California employers should read the new text (available here , “Readop

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The Benefits of Using a Recruiting SaaS


In today’s digital society, the world’s top-performing companies are achieving an astonishing level of success by adopting a digital-first approach when it comes to professional recruiting. The global business community is increasingly tapping into the $24 billion HR technology market to adopt scalable recruiting and onboarding solutions that can effectively fight the current labor shortage and move at the speed of modern business at the same time.

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What is a Performance Appraisal System? | ClearCompany

ClearCompany HRM

Evaluating employee performance is not a new concept. But, modern performance appraisal methods are far more employee-centric than they used to be. Performance management has changed rapidly since the COVID-19 pandemic upended the traditional workplace. Blakeley Hartfelder, Director at Gartner, said that performance management will “move beyond just measuring employees’ outcomes and consider the context in which employees’ outcomes are achieved.”.

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How Prioritizing Employee Well-Being Boosts HR's Recruitment Efforts


Attracting talent comes with new challenges these days for HR professionals. The pandemic initiated a massive shift in the workforce, with 4 million Americans quitting their jobs in September 2021. As a result, the number of available jobs is at a record high.

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The Future of Work in 2022


The world of work has been constantly changing, and without a doubt, it won’t stop anytime soon. The major disruptions can be blamed on the COVID-19 pandemic, which we are still experiencing today. As we’re slowly inching closer to 2022, are you prepared for what’s to come?

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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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Remember, No Good Faith Transition Relief This Year

ACA Times

With the New Year just a few short weeks out, employers should remember that 2020 was the final year for Good Faith Transition Relief. That means filing late or inaccurate ACA information this year could cost you an IRS penalty — no exceptions. IRS Notice 2020-76 issued roughly this time last year extended Good Faith Transition Relief one last time.

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The OKR System: A Proven Goal Setting Framework


As organizations focus on closing out the year strong, most leaders already have one eye on the new year and what they hope to achieve as a business. If your organization doesn’t have a formal goal-setting process in place (or you have one that needs some work) this is a great opportunity to make a big impact. HR professionals can influence business success by championing a clear framework that aligns the organization — from the C-suite to each individual contributor — around shared goals.

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Predictions for 2022: Everything Is About To Change

Josh Bersin

Well, it’s time to talk about predictions for 2022, and the number one theme is change. And in a sense, everything is about to change. If you think back about where we are, it has been 14 years since the 2008 financial crisis, and we’ve been through digital transformation, economic hyper-growth, a stock market. Read more» The post Predictions for 2022: Everything Is About To Change appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

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Top Resources for Marketing, Creative & Digital Job Seekers in 2022


The internet is a job seeker’s most crucial tool to success today. From connecting with potential employers online to researching job hunting best practices in the marketing and creative industry, it’s a goldmine of resources and opportunity. With so much information on what’s hot or not in the job-seeking world, how do you filter out the high-quality content from the junk?

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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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Top 3 warning signs your remote culture won’t work for 2022


At the outset, few of us could have imagined COVID-19’s impact on work as we know it. The rise of remote work is creating a new kind of office culture that prioritizes seamless connectivity over traditional routines. And while these new arrangements have some benefits, it is imperative to address the potentially negative consequences of WFH on company culture.

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The Future of Recruiting


Remember the olden days when potential candidates applied to a handful of jobs online and waited for a response? Remember in the stone ages when prospective hires mailed out paper […]. The post The Future of Recruiting appeared first on TalentCulture.

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Five Ways to Optimize Personal Energy


These days a lot of professionals can define their jobs using one metaphor: burning the candle at both ends. After all, the world has been operating in the middle of a global pandemic for nearly two years, forcing everyone to adapt to new, unforeseen circumstances on a daily basis. Many have taken on more projects and more responsibilities while working with less support and fewer resources.

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Understanding the 3 Most Important Digital Marketing Platforms for Small Businesses

Take It Personel-ly

In the past, you probably thought that marketing your small business was all about letting customers know that you’re here and open for business. While this is still a realistic goal of marketing a small business, there seems to be a shift towards direct, aggressive marketing online. This means that many small business owners want […].

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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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Why The Home Depot builds its own employee retention solutions


How do you oversee 500,000 “orange-blooded” associates who work at The Home Depot in the U.S., Canada and Mexico and grow the ranks at the same time, all during a pandemic? The DIY megastore has looked to technology to navigate those challenges, ultimately taking matters into its own hands by writing its own HR tech code—allowing the company to expand hiring to meet rising demand and enable 120,000 internal moves, despite the challenges of COVID-19.

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How to Attract Female Candidates for Leadership Roles


Women hold more than half of American jobs. Yet, they make up just 27 percent of executive and senior-level management in S&P 500 companies. Meanwhile, a mere 8.1 percent of […]. The post How to Attract Female Candidates for Leadership Roles appeared first on TalentCulture.

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Recruiting Retirees: Opportunities, Barriers and Best Practices

SHRM Resources

We are now in one of the tightest labor markets in memory, and all industries are feeling the pressure. Companies are getting increasingly desperate, but desperation can spark new ways of thinking about how to fill vacancies. Often overlooked are retirees, who represent a largely untapped source of promising talent to help stem the impacts of the Great Resignation.

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Successful Hybrid Work Models Have These 5 Things in Common

Great Place to Work

Written by Zach D'Amato and Claire Hastwell. Ready or not, hybrid work is here to stay. Our research has found that three out of five Fortune 500 executives believe that up to 25% of their workforce will continue to work remotely full-time post-pandemic. Employee surveys Great Place to Work® gathered throughout 2020 and into May 2021 reveal the same.

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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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The Pandemic Has Increased Employee Engagement — Except Where It Hasn’t

TLNT: The Business of HR

Without question, Covid has packed a wallop on employee engagement in many organizations. Companies should be paying close attention because engagement is shorthand for employees’ willingness to give their best work, as well as their emotional commitment to the organization and its goals. .

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Re-designing Employee Experience Around Well-Being


Amid the unique shockwaves sparked by the COVID-19 pandemic, HR tech has found itself at a turning point. Mostly, two major trends have brought on this critical phase in HR […]. The post Re-designing Employee Experience Around Well-Being appeared first on TalentCulture.

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my coworker spends his day on magic and politics

Ask a Manager

This post, my coworker spends his day on magic and politics , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. I’m on vacation. Here are some past letters that I’m making new again, rather than leaving them to wilt in the archives. 1. My coworker spends his day on magic and politics. I work in a small company with roughly 20 workers at our main office.

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6 Simple Ways To Create a Small Business Marketing Strategy

Take It Personel-ly

If you are responsible for the marketing of your company or products, you know how important your job is and how your marketing strategy can either make or break the company. If you are struggling with achieving your small business marketing goals, here are six easy things you can do right now to get back […].

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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.