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5 staff handbook amendments that HR should make in 2023


Diverse and Engaged CEO Dee Marshall has noted that many companies don’t update their employee handbook as often as they should, and this seems to be the case among a variety of professions. With further employment laws coming into place in 2023, this is the perfect time for you to revamp your company’s employee handbook. Image by pressfoto on Freepik 1.

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How to Fire Someone: Tips for Letting Someone Go

Intoo USA

Firing a team member can be a difficult task for any employer, yet there are times when letting go of an employee is the right decision for a company. This guide will show you how to approach these situations and avoid making the experience more upsetting for yourself and your employees. How to Fire Someone Professionally 1. Choose a proper time and place The timing and location of a termination can make a drastic difference in how it impacts an employee.


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HR and AI – why it’s all about trust

TLNT: The Business of HR

It’s fair to say that with its almost limitless creativity, Artificial Intelligence (AI) is here and it’s here to stay in a big way.

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4 Different Types of Compensation


There are four different ways to demonstrate to your employees that you appreciate their work using compensation. Today’s HR professionals and company leaders need to leverage all four methods to be effective, too. The days of salary promises alone are long gone. Today’s top professionals are looking for custom compensation options and flexible earning potential.

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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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Employee compensation – what you need to know and why


Fostering a positive environment that supports team members as people instead of human capital is important, and in many instances, those initiatives are actually part of a compensation strategy, but a generous compensation package is a surefire way to catch the attention of quality candidates and establish loyalty with high-performing employees. What does employee compensation really mean?

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Are You Prepared for the I-9 Law Change?

Essium HRM

During the COVID-19 pandemic, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) adjusted the I-9 requirements to provide additional flexibility. The modified process created opportunities for remote I-9 verification to verify employability among new hires. With that program, companies could meet the hiring requirements without undue health risks. Throughout the pandemic, the I-9 flexibility was renewed several times, enabling companies to use remote inspection for a couple of years.

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Turning the Tide: Strategies for Attracting Top Talent to Companies with a Checkered Past

Inward Consulting

How can companies recruit talent if it has a poor corporate reputation and culture? Recruiting talent can be a challenge for companies with a poor corporate reputation and culture. However, there are several steps that companies can take to improve their chances of attracting top talent, despite these challenges. Address the root cause of the issues: The first step in addressing a poor corporate reputation and culture is to identify and address the root cause of the problems.

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Effective Performance Management for Employees Returning to Work


As the world begins to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, employees are returning to work in unprecedented circumstances. Employee return to work refers to the process by which an employee returns to work after a period of absence. This absence may be due to a variety of reasons, such as illness, injury, parental leave , or a global pandemic. The return to work process typically involves communication between the employee, their manager, and any relevant human resources or occupational health p

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How to attract and retain top talent in 2023


Why do people join and stay at an organization? Ask a hundred employees, and you’ll probably get a hundred unique answers, but most will boil down to one thing: a compelling employee value proposition (EVP). Your EVP encompasses all the benefits and opportunities your company offers to attract new employees and keep current ones. It goes far beyond the size of an employee’s paycheck to include whether they feel valued, engaged, and welcomed on a daily basis.

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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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the $15,000 coffee fund, the cheapskate executives, and other stories of office coffee wars

Ask a Manager

This post, the $15,000 coffee fund, the cheapskate executives, and other stories of office coffee wars , was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. Last week, I asked for your stories about office coffee wars (or tea/milk/etc. wars). Here are 15 of my favorites … plus an update. 1. The coffee fund I worked in a department store during summer breaks from college back in the late 80s.

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The Best Strategies to Strengthen Manager-Employee Relationships


In any organization, the relationship between managers and employees is crucial for maintaining a productive. The post The Best Strategies to Strengthen Manager-Employee Relationships appeared first on SutiSoft.

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My Experience With Bing and Chat-GPT: It’s Amazing And Not A Bit Scary.

Josh Bersin

There have been a flurry of articles about Bing’s new chatbot, many written by reporters who believe it has a personality. ( NYT , Wapo , Atlantic , Reddit , Wired ) And yes, based on my experience with Bing, OpenAI, and Bard, these things do appear to have “feelings.” So let me discuss that. Read more» The post My Experience With Bing and Chat-GPT: It’s Amazing And Not A Bit Scary. appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

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7 Employee Empowerment Examples To Inspire HR

Analytics in HR

Employee empowerment offers many benefits for both the organization and employees, particularly when it comes to improving employee engagement and motivation. The employee empowerment examples discussed in this article will help guide HR professionals on how to enable employees to feel empowered to share their ideas, make decisions and recognize where they can bring value to the business.

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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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Eliminating tasks from your daily work: Automation is key


Well, think about this: I’m writing this on a computer that I don’t know how to program, wearing clothes I didn’t sew, made of fabric I didn’t weave. For breakfast, I ate food I didn’t grow myself while the dishwasher washed my dishes, a robot vacuumed my floor, and a washing machine washed my clothes. When I finish this article, I’ll put food into a crockpot, and it will cook it while I do other things.

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Stop Discriminating Against Me, You Hateful Ageists, 10 Year Update

Evil HR Lady

Ten years ago today, in honor of my 40th birthday, I wrote this: Today is my birthday. I am 40. I’ve been planning this post for the past year, and curses, Jon Hyman , had to go and steal my idea. Turns out Jon is two days older than I am, so I’ve been discriminating against him for two whole days already. I love Jon’s idea of raising the age for ADEA discrimination to 50.

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Can Commuter Benefits Help People Return to the Office?


The pandemic changed how we live and work in so many ways — not the least of which was the daily commute. But now, after years of working remotely, many employees are returning to the office at least a few days each week. That’s why employer-sponsored commuter benefits are on the rise again. No matter what […] The post Can Commuter Benefits Help People Return to the Office?

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my employees tell me what they’re doing, rather than asking permission

Ask a Manager

This post, my employees tell me what they’re doing, rather than asking permission , was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I am a fairly new manager for a small team of creatives. I have noticed that when my team has a request, they have almost all have a habit of making it a statement rather than a question.

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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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Sanitation Company Fined for Child Labor Violations at Meat-Packing Plants

SHRM Resources

Packers Sanitation Services Inc. (PSSI) violated child labor laws by employing at least 102 minors in dangerous conditions at 13 meat-processing facilities in eight states, according to a U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) investigation.

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What Actions can be Considered Workplace Retaliation?

HR Digest

Workplace retaliation is a serious issue. If an employee has been retaliated against, they may feel like they’ve been picked on, singled out, or treated unfairly in some way. It can also be difficult to know whether or not their employer’s or a superior’s actions were actually illegal. It can take a lot of court processes to end this type of situation, and that’s why business owners and HR managers must strive to prevent it.

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New Leaders! You’ve got one shot, one opportunity…

The Tim Sackett Project

Are you a new leader, or do you know someone who is about to get into a new leadership position? This post is for them! Every time a new leader starts in a position, they only bring two things with them: Your resume. A speech. Your resume is easy. It’s all the crap you did in your career to this point. You’ll be judged on that resume by your new team.

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micromanaging goodbye emails, overhead lighting wars, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, micromanaging goodbye emails, overhead lighting wars, and more , was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go… 1. My company wants to micromanage internal goodbye emails Since we’ve had new leadership come into my small nonprofit organization, one of many new policies implemented by Head Boss is a requirement that any staff leaving the company must have their “all-staff goodbye” message reviewed and approved by

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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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California Court Issues Favorable Background Check Ruling for Employer

SHRM Resources

California Court of Appeal recently dismissed a former employee’s class action, claiming that a convenience store chain’s background check forms were defective. It dismissed the case because the worker could not show he suffered an actual harm or injury.

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Workology Opens Applications for HR Technology Awards


Announcing the first ever HR Technology Awards powered by Workology! Applications open February 1 and close on April 30, 2023. The post Workology Opens Applications for HR Technology Awards appeared first on Workology.

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14 Time-Management Practices For Completing Your To-Do List

Forbes Coaches Council

Managing time better always seems to be at the top of most professionals’ to-do lists. It’s a never-ending process that fluctuates and changes along with our schedules and lives.

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is your field accurately portrayed in movies and on TV?

Ask a Manager

This post, is your field accurately portrayed in movies and on TV? , was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. Let’s talk about how your field is represented — or more likely, misrepresented — on TV and movies or books. Are you a lawyer who’s horrified by legal dramas? A nurse who can’t stand to watch ER?

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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.