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Following the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements, what challenges do HR now face?

CakeHR

You would have had to have been living under a rock to have missed the #metoo movement and the aftermath. Whether you have personally been a victim of sexual assault or harassment, have been witness to or know someone that has, the #MeToo campaign finally gave people a voice to be listened to. And then there was #Timesup, which further highlighted sexual assault, harassment and inequality in the workplace. The role of HR in #MeToo.

Confronting Discrimination In The Workplace (For Leaders)

Vantage Circle

Discrimination, subtle or blatant, can be seen everywhere in our day to day lives. The workplace is no exception. However, many leaders choose to believe that discrimination in the workplace doesn’t really exist. The truth is not so rosy. Indiscrete discrimination.

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5 HR Trends and Best Practices

Tandem HR

Keeping a pulse on the management, compliance and best practices associated with your most valuable assets – your human resources – is crucial when striving to become an exceptional workplace. Recruiting. Create a recruiting process with proper documentation. Train regularly.

Who’s Calling, Please? DFEH Will Survey Employers About Anti-Harassment and Diversity Policies

HRWatchdog

The California Department of Fair Employment and Housing (DFEH) recently announced that it will conduct a telephonic survey of California employers to ask questions about their anti-harassment and diversity policies. The intent of the survey is to develop a clearer picture of how California employers manage diversity and harassment issues, including anti-harassment and diversity policies. Employers will be selected randomly for the phone interviews.

Navigating AI’s expanding role in the world of HR

HRExecutive

The debate over artificial intelligence’s role in HR—from recruiting to workforce planning to performance—has become moot: There’s no doubt that AI has arrived and is expanding rapidly in the HR space. Define the Goals.

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Recap at Summer Break: Employment Bills Remain

HRWatchdog

The following list summarizes CalChamber’s top priority employment-related bills and their status as of July 6. On the plus side was the passage of a CalChamber-sponsored job creator that enables businesses to avoid hiring repeat sexual harassment offenders.

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Committing to Compliance and an Ethical Work Culture

Zenefits

A small business owner’s stance on compliance has the potential to shape the culture and values of a company, and be an effective strategy to recruit and retain employees. Discrimination in the workplace is governed by the United States Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

2020 HR Compliance Checklist: Know Your Requirements

Zenefits

Small business owners and HR leaders are working hard to manage the people center of their company while also staying on top of compliance requirements and calendar-based deadlines. Use the following compliance checklist to create your HR policies — or as a way to revamp existing ones.

Addressing Social Issues and Racism in the Workplace

Zenefits

The filmed killing of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police and the swell of nationwide and international protests that followed didn’t go unnoticed by the business community. The massive outcry against anti-Black racism is causing more employers to address social issues, including the experiences of Black employees and other ethnic and racial groups in their organizations. Race is one of the issues that can be challenging to discuss.

How Healthcare Employers Can Manage Nursing Talent More Strategically

Precheck

Nurses are a critical part of the healthcare workforce, so the ongoing nursing shortage is a big challenge. Research by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses says that while nurses report being highly satisfied with their career path, 54 percent said they plan to leave their current job within three years. Problems with the work environment were a major contributor to this restlessness, especially the lack of appropriate staffing.

5 Reasons Your Retention Rate Is So Low

Get Hppy

With the unemployment rate hovering at an historic low of 4.1% and the department of labor reporting average job tenure declining, retaining the employees you have is much more important now than it was a few years ago. Take a look at the data chart below from Indeed showing how long most employees stay with one company. Average number of years employees stay with the same company. An EAP and supportive environment may be all the reason they need to stay.

When should you hire an HR manager, if at all?

Insperity

With that success comes the question: When should you hire a human resources (HR) manager? It’s best to have a strong HR presence early in your company’s life to establish company mission, vision, values, culture and vital HR infrastructure, which can have a lasting impact on the success of your employees and your business. Around the time your company hits fifty employees, things change, and there are regulations that you must comply with that weren’t previously applicable.

Co-working spaces: What every employer needs to know

Insperity

When co-working first came on the market, these workplaces were mainly marketed to independent contractors, freelancers and IT start-ups. The communal nature of co-working offices gave the self-employed some of the traditional benefits of working in a team environment, such as collaboration and professional interaction. Co-working office spaces will likely continue to grow in popularity as more and more businesses discover the conveniences they offer.

4 HR Trends That Will Impact Your Workplace Culture in 2020

EverFi - HR

So, what are the top HR trends that will lend to building a positive work culture in 2020 and beyond? Here are four of the hottest employee experience topics that HR professionals will be tasked with addressing in the next decade: Retaliation in the Workplace. Harassment Prevention Training. Data Transparency. Retaliation in the Workplace. Learn More! Harassment Prevention Training. Data Transparency.

13 Employee Engagement Trends for 2020

Vantage Circle

It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change. Darwin might not have quoted the above line with respect to business, but his words seem to echo in the business world, now more than ever. The list just goes on.

Everything to know about Human Resource Management

CuteHR

People are crucial to the success of any organization and are not merely means to achieve end objectives and goals of the company. The Workforce is today one of the most critical company asset and organizations are paying a lot of attention in building and cultivating a strong asset in them. To win the marketplace, you must first win the workplace. It is designed to maximize employee performance in the service of an employer’s strategic objectives.

Without Retention, Diversity Efforts Fall Short

Reflektive

Building diversity in the workplace is an initiative HR leaders cannot afford to miss. Yet, anecdotes abound of poor treatment and discrimination in the tech industry due to race, gender, sexual orientation, and more. Despite the investment in equal-opportunity hiring practices, diversity numbers remain unimpressive, and theories emerge that the tech sector is challenged with regard to retaining diverse talent. The Unfairness Factor.

Careers that are Breaking Gender Stereotypes

CakeHR

Gender discrimination somehow finds itself in all spheres of our life but manifests mostly in our life choices. For years, men and women have gravitated towards selective jobs for the sole fact that they were a considered women/men’s job. No matter the industry, women hold fewer leadership positions. Out of the CEOs of the Fortune 500 companies, women number only 24 of them. This has to do a little with the way this generation has been raised.

Raising the Bar: Eliminating ‘Unconscious Bias’ in the Workplace

HR Daily Advisor

Many people are unsure of the exact meaning of this term or they think it is some new age concept or perhaps the latest buzzword describing a new form of discrimination in the workplace. The fact is, unconscious bias is present in all of us and it has been around for as long as humans (and workplaces) have existed. The individual recognizes that he or she is acting with a biased belief. Provide sexual harassment training to supervisors (AB1825).

How to Take Action: Strategies for Creating a More Diverse and Inclusive Workplace in 2018

HR Daily Advisor

The volatility of 2017 further surfaced a number of longstanding and important issues, like racial and gender equality and diversity of thought in the workplace. While these issues aren’t new, the political climate created an environment where we all proactively address diversity and inclusion more frequently, bringing it to the forefront of workplace conversations, values and policies. as the pressure to address diversity increases.

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

The idea behind this article simply is to share inspiring people from the global HR tech world with you. Some of them have just entered the industry while others have been around for a long time. Again, the idea is just to discover people in HR tech that are doing interesting, innovating work. The names are listed in no particular order. He is the Co-Founder of AIHR, the Academy to Innovate HR and the largest People Analytics community in the world.

#HotInHR: Help People Affected By Harvey, AI Bias, Temp Work Now a Permanent Fixture

Advos

Every week we send a summary of funding announcements, M&A and partnership news from the HR marketplace. Here’s a list of some of the organizations that are undertaking this work and how you can contribute to them. The simple, damning difference between women’s and men’s profiles on LinkedIn -Quartz. A new study shows that sexist norms also infiltrate the way men and women present themselves on LinkedIn. What is Behind the Slow Wage Growth?

60+ Top Global Influencers in HR Tech of 2019

Digital HR Tech

The idea behind this article simply is to share inspiring people from the global HR tech world with you. Some of them have just entered the industry while others have been around for a long time. Again, the idea is just to discover people in HR tech that are doing interesting, innovating work. The names are listed in no particular order. He is the Co-Founder of AIHR, the Academy to Innovate HR and the largest People Analytics community in the world.

A Full Guide to the HR Generalist

Digital HR Tech

The HR generalist is probably the most varied HR professional out there. In this article, we will answer what an HR generalist is, what he or she does, how to become one, how much you earn as a generalist, and all the other information that you’ll want to know! An HR generalist is usually the first HR hire any company makes. As the job title suggests, this is a person with a broad range of responsibilities instead of a specialized line of work. Recruiting.

Stop Spying on Social Media

HRExecutive

Ten of his colleagues saw this post, and it eventually made its way to his manager, Robert McSweeney, the target of the vehemence. Three days later, Perez deleted the post—but the damage had already been done and, following a 12-day investigation, he was fired. Pier Sixty employees were in the midst of unionizing when Perez made his post, which ended with “Vote YES for the Union!”. The post Stop Spying on Social Media appeared first on HRExecutive.com.

The ClearCompany Authoritative Guide to HR Technology Terms

ClearCompany Recruiting

When you’re unsure of the difference between API and RSS, grab this resource to help you keep it all straight (and help you pick the best HR tech solution for your company). Fun fact: Did you know the average company has 31 systems in its HR tech stack?

Want to be a Great HR Professional in 5 Years? Master These 4 Skills

Linkedin Talent Blog

There’s arguably no department that has more to gain over the next five years than human resources (and it’s many related functions, like learning and development and recruiting). Virtually every expert we talked to for our future skills campaign said something along these lines: there will be a lot of change over the next five years that’ll require “mentally agile” people to accommodate that need. The most important on this list. Creating a Culture of Learning.