“Five things we need to do to close the gender wage gap”, with Jessica Wooke of RobustWealth

Thrive Global

More conversations need to take place at the executive level. As part of my series about “the five things we need to do to close the gender wage gap” I had the pleasure of interviewing Jessica Wooke, Chief Experience Officer at RobustWealth.

“5 Things We Need To Do To Close The Gender Wage Gap”, with Megan McCann, CEO of McCann Partners

Thrive Global

Studies show that women are less likely to apply for a position if they don’t feel like they qualify or haven’t completed all the requirements. I had the pleasure of interviewing Megan McCann. Megan is the CEO of leading IT recruitment firm McCann Partners , which she founded in 2011.

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Expert’s Top Tips for Training a Retail Workforce for the Holiday Season


Retailers are also facing a tough time filling all the extra positions the holiday season generates. The National Retail Federation (NRF) President and CEO Matthew Shay estimates that retailers will hire 650,000 seasonal workers for the 2018 holiday period, up 10% from 2017.

What is a PEO? – Top 10 FAQs Business Owners Have About PEOs

Prism HR

It’s your responsibility to ensure your employees are paid on time, stay safe throughout the workday, and have access to benefits like workers’ compensation, health insurance, and 401k. How does the PEO model work? How do I choose the best PEO for my business?

HEY BIG COMPANY: Are Your Management Trainees Bristling At Being Salaried Employees?

The HR Capitalist

The time honored tradition of the management trainee position. You recognize the value. Someday my boys are going to grow up and they may land in a management training program right out of school. Because you and I know that's the way the world works.

Yes! 8.8 Million Workers are Getting a Raise!

Compensation Today

This is great news for the 8.8 million workers in CA and NY who can expect their current wages to rise over the next couple of years—a movement that’s long overdue since the fast food worker strikes in 2012. Historic update to the FMLA And that’s not all. Tess C.

Ready or Not, Here Comes Generation Z

Cornerstone On Demand

For managers still trying to figure out the Millennials, I have some disturbing news. With this addition to the workforce, we now have 18-year-olds and 80-somethings and all ages in-between seeking employment. The families of Generation Z come in all colors and sizes.

One Millimeter Mindset™ 2018 Workforce Collaboration Blog Review

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

These 5 little One Millimeter Mindset workplace collaboration blog posts wrap your brain around the notion that collaboration no longer is a “nice to have” soft skill. But, most of the time, ignore. Usually the folks within our own professional discipline).

The State of Healthcare HR in the New Decade


The State of Healthcare HR in the New Decade Jan. Many states are anticipating severe nursing shortages in the next few years, with some states projected to have nurse employee deficits of more than 10,000. A study from Mercer found that the U.S.

Interview Series – Career Experts – Austin Belcak from Cultivated Culture

Career Metis

Cultivated Culture aims to teach people how to land jobs they love without prior connections, without traditional experience, and without applying online. We’ve had 40,000+ people come through the community and land jobs at places like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Apple, Salesforce, etc.

Top 10 Most Impactful Mistakes For All HR Departments To Avoid


One of the biggest challenges facing HR departments across the world is how much the role of HR has been forced to adapt by the constantly changing business world. Overloading the human brain has negative consequences. But in HR the stakes can be far, far higher.

10 Things to Prepare For an Employee’s Last Day


Most employers prepare for an employee’s first day, but how many prepare for the last? While big firms typically have procedures in place for guiding employee termination, not every employer has a professional guiding the exit process. Square away time off.

The Power of Employee Recognition


Make no mistake, an organisation that fosters an environment that motivates employees and rewards positive behaviours will attract the best talent, maintain a strong, positive culture and retain the rockstars that outperform the competition. Mixing the right chemicals.

WIRTW #481 (the “proof of concept” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

When a commenter starts his thoughts with “Hey faggot,” you know you have one for the internet-troll hall of fame. This post generated the above-referenced comment on Workforce.com (which cross-posts my blog daily). The rest of this winning comment? Wage & Hour.

2019 HR & Compliance Web Summit: Executive Summary


Industry experts like Jennifer McClure offered actionable insights and advice on all things HR, from self-care for the HR pro to in-the-news compliance issues. If you missed the live webinars you can watch them on our on-demand webinar page. Coach. Reduces the complexity.

A Question From Both Apple and Amazon: Does a Workplace Have To Be Perfect?

TLNT: The Business of HR

I recently blogged about the debate on CEO and employee pay ratios. I urged employers to seize the high ground and decide what their attitude is as to their “responsibility” to their employees. So employees weigh the good and the bad and decide that their clay footed idols are OK.

How Much Do SaaS Companies Spend on Their MVPs?


The reasoning behind releasing an MVP is simple: The longer companies wait to release it—and the more money they spend building it—the riskier their product becomes. The answers ranged from $0 to $1 million. The company’s CEO, Nathan Doctor, says Qualified.io’s

Workday Podcast: Opening Doors to Opportunity at Walmart


Closing the economic opportunity gap in the U.S. may seem like an impossible task, but one by one, the actions of many can bring real change. As one of the world’s largest companies in both revenue and employees, Walmart is helping drive change through its Walmart.org philanthropic organization. . If you’re more of a reader, below you’ll find the transcript of our conversation, edited for clarity. Carrie Varoquiers: The unemployment rate in the U.S.

What’s Keeping HR Up at Night in 2020?


The number of job openings in the U.S. million in January 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Is this an early sign that the talent shortage is dwindling? Although the talent shortage began dominating the labor market more than a decade ago, the No.

The Art of Building a Solid Human Capital Strategy


Your people are integral to the success of your company, so not having a sound strategy to help attract, retain and engage your employees is a big mis-step for any business. But, with unemployment rates sitting at historically low numbers, it’s getting tougher to find the people you need.

WIRTW #358 (the “appreciation” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Employee appreciation needs to be a year-round effort, not a one-off to-do to check off your corporate calendar. Here are some thoughts, from the archives, to make employee appreciation part of your corporate culture. The DOL’s Model FMLA Forms Expired Just Days Ago.

To Get More Out of Workers, Invest More In Them


When I ask business leaders whether they believe that their employees perform better when they are happier, healthier and more fulfilled, the answer is always yes. We want to matter and we also want the work we do to matter. These needs begin at the earliest stages of our lives.

WIRTW #484 (the “happy place” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Where do you take your mind when you’re just having a bad day, when you have to deal with that employee, when a client chews you out (I know, that never happens), or when you otherwise need a mental breather from the world and all of its evil and other craziness? via The Tim Sackett Project.

Products & Services


Google on the Move. Google leapt into the world of recruiting when it released Hire by Google, and it’s now working on a new feature focused on candidate discovery. Though the feature is still in beta, clients who currently use Hire by Google have access to candidate discovery.

WIRTW #459 (the “weeps” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

Last summer, The Beatles released a remix of my favorite song of theirs, “While My Guitar Gently Weeps”. It commemorates the 10th anniversary of Cirque du Soleil’s Beatles’ show, LOVE (an absolute must-do if you find yourself in Vegas). Should You “Facebook” the Jury?

5 Diversity and Inclusion Best Practices


But there are many diversity and inclusion questions that come up along the way, many of which we’ve never dealt with before. It can help to lean on a community, which is why Lever is sharing five diversity and inclusion best practices they’ve learned along the way.

WIRTW #504 (the “once bitten, twice shy” edition)

Ohio Employer's Law

I’ll be watching Norah and her bandmates warming up the crowd for 80’s hair band Great White. I’ll be the one without the motorcycle. via Work Place Coach Blog News. When Your Employees Post Passwords Online — via Krebs on Security. Wage & Hour.

Work Perks: What You’re Employees Want in 2020


If you’re a small business owner, hiring on-site baristas and in house-masseuses are likely not the perks you can afford to offer. However, just because you don’t have a huge budget, doesn’t mean you can’t be flexible and competitive in the perks that you offer.

Decreasing the Gap

HRO Today

The UK’s gender pay gap reporting regulations, which require organisations with more than 250 employees to publish their pay gap data, have revealed the significant and entrenched gender inequality that exists in the workplace.

6 Steps You Need to Take Before Terminating an Employee for Poor Performance


But over the last few months, you’ve noticed that he is just not performing up to the standard you were expecting. Moreover, it’s best to give employees plenty of time to improve, and give them the tools needed to get there. Let’s start at the very beginning.

updates: my boss talks to me like I’m a baby, and more

Ask a Manager

month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. My boss talks to me like I’m a baby (#2 at the link). I thought I’d better provide an update because things took an interesting turn in the weeks after I published the letter. However, another manager was brought in to be my boss’ boss (let’s call her Sally) – just another layer of management between my boss and the CEO.

Work Perks: What Your Employees Want in 2020


If you’re a small business owner, hiring on-site baristas and in house-masseuses are likely not the perks you can afford to offer. However, just because you don’t have a huge budget, doesn’t mean you can’t be flexible and competitive in the perks that you offer.

Employers Can Make Work-Life Integration a Win-Win

Brandon Hall

From the time an employee gets up in the morning until the time she goes to bed, balancing work with the rest of life always lurks somewhere in her consciousness. For example, perfectionists may see no choice than to put more time into work to get the job done right.

Why Today’s Incentive Thinking Is Different


Ever since people started working for each other, supervisors have tried to figure out the best way to reach their performance goals and keep workers on task. As the Forbes Coaches Council puts it, “In decades past, motivating employees was all about raises, promotions, and bonuses.

7 ways a PEO can help you manage your employee-related to-dos


The more time you spend managing employee issues, the less time you have to run your business. Other employees are now complaining that Joe is very careless around equipment in the warehouse. You’re not sure what to do now to correct the situation and keep yourself out of legal hot water. A PEO can provide help on how to handle disciplinary situations and take the appropriate steps to correct them, including verbal counseling, coaching and proper written documentation.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018


Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall!

How to Evaluate Benefits When Searching for a Job?

Career Metis

But this increase also means an uptick in the number of employers that deliver tons of workplace perks without any meaningful benefits to help employees with their long-term goals. Here are a few ways to keep your feet on the ground while evaluating benefits for a job offer.