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18 Must-Have Onboarding Documents (+ Free Templates)

Analytics in HR

Failing to standardize your onboarding documents hurts new hires and your company. Why? Because undefined or inconsistent onboarding processes can result in a poor employee experience and weaker connections built between your new recruits and your company. This will hinder their performance, engagement, and retention. When it comes to onboarding, first impressions count.

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3 critical HR challenges that AI hasn’t solved yet

HRExecutive

The events of the last several years have combined to elevate the attention and pressure on HR organizations everywhere. Just looking back on the disruptive HR challenges, from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and the widespread social justice issues that were at the forefront later that year to the Great Resignation of 2021, tech layoffs of 2022 and a potential recession that has had CEOs on edge for two years … HR organizations across industries and company sizes have been constantly barrage

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Recruitment marketing strategies for 2024: What’s next?

Bullhorn Blog

As we continue through 2024, recruitment professionals face a landscape that is quite different than it was a decade ago: The advent of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning algorithms, and advanced analytics has revolutionized the way recruiters source, engage, and hire talent. The emergence of Gen Z as a significant portion of the workforce brings new expectations and preferences to the forefront, with a focus on purpose-driven work, ethical business practices, and opportunities for

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Understanding Contract-To-Hire and How It Works

ApplicantStack

In the world of work, talent acquisition takes on many forms beyond the typical direct, permanent-employee route. One of those alternative options is called contract-to-hire. This hiring arrangement brings an employee on board as a contractor for a predetermined period. In this blog, we’re discussing everything you need to know about a contract-to-hire arrangement, including how it works, why it can be beneficial for your organization and how it compares to other hiring practices.

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How HR Can Create a Culture of Feedback

Employees want meaningful feedback. Without it, 98% disengage from their work (Zippia). But do your managers know how to support them? Use this Quick Start Guide to get the conversation started. Your workers don’t just want jobs; they want careers. Invest in your team by giving them meaningful feedback. 65% of employees want more feedback (Zippia). Workers who get daily feedback are 3x more engaged (Clear Company).

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Build Trust at Work: UKG HR and Payroll eSymposium

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at UKG , a leading provider of HR, payroll, workforce management, and culture cloud solutions. Newsweek named UKG for the second consecutive year to their Greatest Workplaces for Women. Congrats to them and enjoy the article!) I belong to a couple of online human resources groups. I’m sure you do too.

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Supervising kids isn’t all that different to managing adults, explains one people pro

HR Brew

We chat 1:1 with HR pros about their career journeys. Want to be featured in an upcoming edition? Click here to share your story with us. Is working as a camp counselor anything like working as an HR manager? Ask Joe Cottew, people operations manager at coffee importer Cafe Imports, and he’ll say the two jobs are actually pretty similar. Long before Cottew ventured into HR, the then 16-year-old got his start as an assistant camp counselor at the YMCA’s Camp Ihduhapi in Loretto, Minnesota.

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What is a Boomerang Employee?

HR Lineup

In the dynamic landscape of modern employment, the term “boomerang employee” has gained traction. Boomerang employees are individuals who leave a company, only to return to work for the same organization after a period of time. This phenomenon is reshaping traditional notions of employee loyalty and organizational relationships. In this comprehensive guide, we’ll delve into the concept of boomerang employees, exploring their significance, motivations, benefits, and challenges f

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What is an OKR? A guide to using OKRs to reach your goals

Achievers

Objectives and key results (OKRs) are a powerful framework for aligning employee efforts with organizational goals. Whether it’s driving revenue growth, improving customer satisfaction, or boosting employee engagement, OKRs provide clarity and direction for employees at all levels. They establish meaningful goals and define clear metrics that let team members track progress towards them, encouraging a culture of transparency and accountability.

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Register Now for HR Boot Camp on May 2-3

HRWatchdog

Do you know what the “ABC Test” is? Are you aware of what criminal history information is prohibited for job applicants? What about 2024 changes to pre-employment drug testing — do you know what drugs you can test for? When does the state mandatory paid sick leave preempt local ordinances? If you’re new to HR — or just want to update your HR skills and knowledge — these are just a few of the questions CalChamber’s employment law experts will answer in our upcoming virtual HR Boot Camp seminar, h

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How to Conquer These 4 Top-of-Mind HR Challenges

It’s a never-ending tightrope act, trying to find the balance between creating benefits offerings that adapt to the uniqueness of your people, managing your own time and resources, and maintaining the organization’s bottom line. And the ever-changing policies and laws can make cultivating a competitive employee benefits strategy feel impossible. Whether you’re concerned about adapting to new pay transparency laws, managing global benefits packages, return-to-office mandates, or 401(k) and retire

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How HR can avoid turnover following an M&A deal

HR Brew

Are you ready for it? (Be honest: You read that in Taylor Swift’s voice, didn’t you?) While still down overall, corporate M&A deals are expected to rise 12% year over year in 2024, following a 9% dip in 2023, according to the EY-Parthenon Deal Barometer. HR pros at companies contributing to that increase may want to keep an eye on their talent: 47% of workers leave their organization within one year of a merger, Ernst & Young found.

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Recruitment marketing strategies for 2024: What’s next?

Bullhorn Blog

As we continue through 2024, recruitment professionals face a landscape that is quite different than it was a decade ago: The advent of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning algorithms, and advanced analytics has revolutionized the way recruiters source, engage, and hire talent. The emergence of Gen Z as a significant portion of the workforce brings new expectations and preferences to the forefront, with a focus on purpose-driven work, ethical business practices, and opportunities for

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Understanding the Difference Between Culture Surveys and Employee Engagement Surveys

DecisionWise

We are often asked to explain the difference between a culture survey and an employee engagement survey. While these two instruments measure some of the same phenomena that occur inside organizations, their purposes and questions are different. This article will explore some of these key differences so HR professionals and business leaders can decide which approach is best for their organization.

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Employee personas: How to create and use them

Achievers

Many businesses create detailed customer personas to inform marketing strategies and product development. But they neglect to make the same investment in understanding their own employees by crafting employee personas. These personas are easy-to-use tools that provide valuable insights into the unique characteristics, behaviors, and aspirations of different segments of your workforce.

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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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What HR needs to know to better support their Asian workers

HR Brew

Discrimination against Asian Americans is still a problem in the modern workplace. But experts like Jane Hyun, a global leadership strategist and founder of professional training and coaching firm Hyun & Associates, work with employers to create better diverse workplaces. In her forthcoming book, Leadership Toolkit for Asians: The Definitive Resource Guide for Breaking the Bamboo Ceiling , out April 30, Hyun shares how Asian and Asian American workers can ascend into leadership positions wit

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10 Tips for Choosing the Right Payroll Software for Your Business

EmployeeConnect

Whether you’re a small startup or a well-established enterprise, selecting the right payroll software can significantly streamline your operations, minimise errors, and ensure compliance with tax regulations. With a myriad of options available, finding the perfect fit for your company can be overwhelming. To help you navigate this process, here are ten essential tips to consider when choosing payroll software : Identify Your Needs : Before diving into the sea of payroll software options, t

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What is Full Service Hiring?

ExactHire

Finding talent to fill job openings within an organization is not an easy task. Most human resources professionals can attest to this. Candidly, the recruitment process can be a hassle. Full Service Hiring can greatly help with these issues! Technology can simplify recruitment tasks and processes, but this does not guarantee the desired results. Hiring […] The post What is Full Service Hiring?

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Nurses appreciation week: A week of gratitude for our healthcare heroes

Achievers

Did you know there are over 4.7 million registered nurses in the U.S. , making them the largest group of healthcare professionals in the country? National Nurses Week is your time to honor these amazing healthcare heroes. Take a moment to recognize the tireless dedication, compassion, and skill of nurses who make a difference in countless lives every day and show your appreciation for these healthcare champions.

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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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How HR can better support veterinary professionals

HR Brew

It can be easy to romanticize the veterinary profession—who wouldn’t want to spend their days helping animals feel better and booping all the snoots? But the reality of the job can be quite different. Some 82% of veterinarians experience “low to medium burnout” at work, according to Merck’s 2024 Animal Health study , and 61% of veterinarians reported feeling exhaustion, as compared to 32% of workers overall.

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Germany’s Path Toward Decreasing the Gender Pay Gap Under the EU Directive

Trusaic

In response to the EU Pay Transparency Directive, which requires employers operating in European Union member states to report on pay data, Trusaic will be evaluating the state of each country in the EU’s current gender pay gaps and the path toward compliance. The impetus for the EU Pay Transparency Directive was to address the 12.7% gender pay gap in the European Union.

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Enhancing Employee Engagement: Five Levels of Organizational Readiness

DecisionWise

Employee engagement is a critical aspect of any successful organization. It goes beyond mere job satisfaction; it’s about employees feeling a sense of purpose and commitment to their roles and the organization as a whole. To effectively drive employee engagement, organizations need to be ready at different levels. This article introduces the DecisionWise five-level maturity model that outlines the stages of organizational readiness for driving employee engagement.

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Embracing a culture built on trust and transparency 

HiBob

For HR leaders building a company culture, the currency of trust and transparency has never been more valuable. We hosted a webinar in partnership with UNLEASH about how bringing transparency and trust into your practices and making positive cultural shifts can help to improve your organization and enhance your employee experience. We heard from the following panel of HR leaders who shared their thoughts: Toby Hough , Senior Director of People and Culture for EMEA, HiBob Lotta Patrickson, Vice P

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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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Greenhouse releases new features, further incorporating AI into its platform

HR Brew

Hiring platform Greenhouse earlier this month announced its spring product release featuring new AI capabilities to make hiring decisions faster and easier for TA pros. In its spring release , Greenhouse launched a new AI capability to help recruiters craft emails and set communication cadences with candidates. It’s one of many ways Greenhouse has updated its platform to incorporate the benefits of AI technology, so recruiters can leverage it responsibly.

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How expense software helps control corporate card spending

SutiHR

We all have a habit of tracking expenses, determining where and how much we will. The post How expense software helps control corporate card spending appeared first on SutiSoft.

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The Healthcare Worker Shortage: How Relocation Incentives Can Impact Recruitment Efforts | UrbanBound

UrbanBound HR

One proven solution is to cast a wider geographic net and hire out-of-market talent in your quest for quality candidates. But in order for that to work, employers must also provide attractive relocation incentives.

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The noncompete agreement ban: what you need to know

Workable

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has made a groundbreaking decision that will significantly affect employees and employers across the United States. The FTC has decided to limit the enforceability of most noncompete agreements in employment contracts, except those applicable to senior executives. The FTC defines senior executives as workers earning more than $151,164 annually who are in a “policy-making position.

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Maximizing Your Health Plan Design Using Data-Driven Insights