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Keep the Human in HR

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The future simply came too fast for HR. As new technology is increasingly introduced in the workplace, HR faces an existential moment—it’s time for HR departments to stand up and fight to keep the Human in HR. But that doesn't mean HR should resist technology adoption.

Don’t Be Afraid to Hire Someone Who’s Currently Unemployed

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It’s easier to get a new job when you already have a job. We all intuitively know this to be true, but why is that the case?

How to Do Diversity and Inclusion Training Right

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In April, at a Sephora store in Calabasas, California, a store associate allegedly called security to make sure a customer wasn't stealing. That customer was African American singer-songwriter Sza, who tweeted about the incident and accused Sephora of racial profiling.

Dear ReWorker: Is It Sexist to Promote a Male Employee Over Two Females?

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Dear ReWorker, I manage three analysts: one male and two females. All analysts have been working in the field for a similar amount of time, but one of the women is currently on maternity leave. The male analyst recently asked for a promotion to a senior analyst position.

New Report Helps Attract, Retain and Reward Top Talent

The 2019 Best-in-Class Benchmarking Analysis explores what top employers are doing differently to stand out in healthcare cost control and HR management. Use these insights to build a better workplace and confidently position your organization for success.

Learning Corner With Jeffrey Pfeffer: Why It’s Important to Include Age in Diversity and Inclusion Efforts

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At Stanford University, during the 2018-2019 academic year, virtually every meeting of the faculty senate included a report—or two—on the university’s diversity efforts. Yet ageism was never addressed—and continues to go unnoticed.

Dear ReWorker: When Salaried Employees Take Time Off for Medical Reasons, What Happens to Their Pay?

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Dear ReWorker, I have a new (two-months-employed) salaried exempt employee that has been taking between three and six hours a week to go to doctor’s appointments. He says that this will not continue forever and should soon stabilize to a monthly appointment.

How To Reduce the Risk of Fraud at Your Office

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When we talk about fraud and embezzlement in business, famous criminals like Bernie Madoff and Jordan Belfort might come to mind. But it isn’t just banks and institutions on Wall Street that deal with financial fraud.

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2 Tweaks to Your Job Posting That Will Attract the Best Candidates

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When you post a job on a job board or your company website, you’re hoping that the best people will apply. This saves you the work of digging for quality candidates or paying a headhunter to find one for you.

4 Ways HR Can Use Video to Improve the Candidate Experience

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The world loves video. Every day, half a billion people watch a video on Facebook. Meanwhile, YouTube reports 1 billion hours of video views daily. What's more, 400 hours of content are uploaded on YouTube every minute — that's 576,000 hours per day.

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Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

How to Use Vacation Time to Mitigate Burnout in the Workplace

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Feeling burned out at work is an all-too-common condition in the workplace today. Employees spend up to 2.6 hours a day checking their email, more than eight hours a day at work and 23 hours a week stuck in meetings.

How to Prepare for Gen Z to Enter the Workplace

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The oldest members of Generation Z are entering the workforce. Members of this generation, born roughly between 1995 and 2010, have never lived without the Internet and are accustomed to constant technological change.

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Cartoon Coffee Break: Company Chaperone

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Editor's Note: This post is part of our "Cartoon Coffee Break" series. While we take talent management seriously, we also know it's important to have a good laugh. Check back every two weeks for a new ReWork cartoon.

The 5 Employment Laws Every Manager Must Know

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Employment law is complicated and can have big repercussions for your company if employees fail to adhere to it—either out of ignorance or neglect. A talent contractor for Comcast was just forced to pay $7.5 million to settle a lawsuit over unpaid overtime—a violation of employment law.

Wage Growth: The Last Employer Holdout to Attract Candidates

You get a job perk! And You get a job perk! Everyone gets job perks! While these perks may have helped get that stellar candidate’s foot in the door, this dynamic of severely low unemployment combined with a historically high job open rate continues with no immediate end in sight. Employers will do well to zero in on one lever many have been avoiding pulling: the almighty salary increase.

In the Tech Trenches: How A Popular Brewery Maintains Its Award-Winning Culture

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Editor’s Note: Over the next few months, we’ll be sharing stories of businesses undergoing transformations thanks to different types of technologies, from learning platforms to compliance portals—with fun, animated flair! Check back often for our “In the Tech Trenches” animated case study series.

Dear ReWorker: As a Middle Manager, How Can I Improve the Toxic Culture at my Company?

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Dear ReWorker, I took a new job in middle management. The company culture isn’t great, and my staff is unhappy. I can’t change policy, and I can’t fix the CEO. How can I make it a better place to work when I don’t have any real power?

How Development Helps Government Organizations Attract and Retain the Next Generation of Talent

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Attracting and retaining a skilled workforce long term has been a challenge for a number of public sector organizations. Sometimes seen as having too much bureaucracy and lower-than-average salary offerings, many have been turned away from government work.

Learning Corner with Jeffrey Pfeffer: What If You Couldn’t Easily Fire People?

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The recent publication of Buckingham and Goodall’s Nine Lies About Work brought home some painful facts about people management for me. First, the state of people management remains poor. Gallup recently reported, for instance, that the U.S.

5 Culture Trends for 2019

As we approach 2019, major shifts in the work environment will continue to affect the ways companies do business. Companies that are looking to attract, engage, and retain top talent should leverage these trends to create workplaces where employees thrive.

Dear ReWorker: How Do I Tell My Boss to Stop Asking Candidates For College GPAs?

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Dear ReWorker, I'm a new HR person in a small business of 60 people. I'm posting a job description, and my boss wants me to use the same job posting template and application process the company has used in the past.

Don't Fall Behind on Learning—Close the Skills Gap Today

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This article was originally published on Forbes.com. As technology evolves, the skills gap — the disparity between the skills employers need to succeed and those workers actually have — keeps getting wider.

ICYMI: AI, Machine Learning and Other Tech Trends from HR Tech 2019

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Editor's Note: In today's fast-paced news cycle, we know it's difficult to keep up with the latest and greatest HR trends and stories. To make sure you're updated, we're recapping the most popular trends, events and conversations every month in our " In Case You Missed It " series.

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Take It From a Futurist: Break Down HR’s Biggest Misconceptions to Keep Your Business Thriving

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Charlene Li helps organizations and their leaders understand how to make sense of business complexity, leverage emerging technologies and prepare for potential challenges. Then, she helps them to figure out which first step to take toward success.

Compliance Continuity: Monthly Guidance to Sustain Your Organization's Wellbeing

Natural disasters can result in evacuations, work stoppages, and other disruptions for your employees. With advanced planning, employee benefits can help sustain the overall wellbeing of your workforce before, during, and after a natural disaster.

Demystifying Transformation: What Is HR Transformation All About, Anyway?

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In HR, we talk about workplace transformation pretty regularly. But what does it actually mean? In this mini-series, we’ll give you some tips and tricks to help you understand each type of transformation—and how you can foster it across your organization.

The Four Major Factors That Crush Curiosity

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Imagine our world if the parents of Leonardo DaVinci, Thomas Edison, Albert Einstein and Steve Jobs had told them to shut up and just do as they were told. And yet, parents, teachers and managers seem to do everything possible to crush curiosity.

Dear ReWorker: Can I Require Employees to Speak Only English in the Office?

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Dear ReWorker, I manage a group of employees at a company where English is our official business language. There are a few people that speak only English, while another group speaks English and Spanish.

I’m a Workaholic, And This is How I’m Changing My Ways

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This article was originally published on FastCompany.com, as “I’m a workaholic, and this is how I’m changing my ways” by Jeff Miller. Fifty-eight percent of Americans consider themselves workaholics, according to a new survey. On average, U.S.

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The CFO Playbook: 10 Metrics to Transform Your HR Team

CFOs are losing faith in HR’s ability to solve problems with data. Discover the metrics your HR team needs to measure to become more data-driven.

Mercer's 2019 Global Trends Report: Top 5 Takeaways for CHROs

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From technological advances to changes in the global economy, there are plenty of external forces transforming today’s world of work.

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In Healthcare, Employee Engagement Comes Down to Communication

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To hear the full conversation between Christine Corning, RN and healthcare director at Cornerstone, and Vicki Hess, check out the Creating Connections webinar ! Across industries, employers struggle to keep employees engaged.

Take It From a Futurist: Forget Career “Paths.” Portfolios Are the Future

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Fueling Professional Development with Personalized Learning

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One-size-fits-all professional development never really fits all of the different “sizes" of workers in an organization. Seniority levels, job roles, locations—and even local culture—all figure into personalizing learning so that the lessons stick. So, too, do employee preferences.

When Recruiter Priorities Compete: Fill Speed, Growing Req Loads, and Diversity

It’s a question as old as the recruiting profession itself: How many reqs should one recruiter handle at a time? Even in our data-driven age of hard metrics and objective assessments, the answer is: It depends. Download this White Paper to discover the key factors that go into finding your answer to the req load question.

Office Hours: Why Your Top Performer Might Not Make the Best Manager

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Don't be fooled—workers who perform well don’t always manage well. According to Gallup, companies pick the wrong candidate for a managerial position 82 percent of the time because they assume that if workers are really good at their jobs, they’re automatically qualified to mentor and manage others.