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3 Tips from a Professional Recruiting Writer for Even Better Job Posts

Ultimate Software

A Tale of 1,000 Job Postings. I was excited. Just that morning, my builder called. “We can officially schedule closing for Friday.” ” I was excited as I prepared for my 1-1 with my manager. I casually wrote a note to myself about a chair I wanted to buy across the top of the blank note page next to my laptop. The second he dialed in, I just knew something was wrong. There was uncertainty in the hello. His contagious joy was gone.

6 Workplace Changes HR Should Plan for After COVID-19 | BerniePortal

Drew Gieseke

With a coronavirus vaccine still out of reach, what should HR expect for life after the pandemic—and how can it prepare now


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8 Interview Questions About Diversity and Inclusion Every Job Seeker Should Be Able to Answer

The Muse

Companies are asking candidates for jobs of all kinds at all levels about diversity, equity, and inclusion. Here’s what they’re asking, why, and how to answer. Interviewing

Product Webinar: Making Recruiting and Hiring Easier with New Digital Tools


This year, businesses of all types have never felt more pressure to deliver. With health and safety challenges, along with the economic downturn related to COVID-19, traditional recruitment methods are simply not working to meet the demand of today’s small and medium businesses. Join one of our webinars below to learn about new ways to attract applicants, get a process in place to manage an influx of candidate activity and roster the right professionals – within one unified platform.

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How Businesses are Managing the New Reality of Work: A Paycor Survey

We wanted to know how COVID-19 impacted businesses and their workforces. Did they need government funds? How many workers did they layoff or furlough? Are employees working from home now? How’s team morale? And perhaps most importantly, what are their plans for the future? This guide offers a pretty good idea of how business leaders are feeling, what keeps them up at night, and what approaches they’re taking to solve problems. Download the guide to see all the survey results and where your organization might stand comparatively.

Dear Recent College Grads, Here's How to Write a Great Cover Letter

The Muse

Your cover letter is your best chance to explain why you want this job at this company—and why you’re a great fit for it. Here’s how. Cover Letters

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How Background Checks Help in Hiring Strong Tech Candidates

Sterling Check

Over the last few months, the way individuals work and how companies operate, changed forever. An estimated 16 million U.S. “knowledge workers ” started working remotely to practice social distancing or self-quarantine in a short amount of time. This transition to a new digital workforce is expected to remain, with an estimated 25-30% of employees working-from-home multiple days of the week by the end of 2021.

5 Essential Qualities of a Good Leader

Quantum Workplace

What makes a good leader? It’s not an easy question to answer. You’ve likely met and worked with numerous leaders over the years, some more impactful than others. However, while good leaders have a variety of styles and personalities, there are some traits that all great leaders share. In this article we’ll cover 5 essential qualities of a good leader: Communication. Vision. Empathy. Accountability. Gratitude. Category: Company Culture Category: Managers & Leaders Category: Talent Development

Enterprise Performance Management – Get the Most Out of Your Existing Investment

Aberdeen HCM Essentials

The pace of business is continuing to accelerate, and competition is increasing — companies are under constant pressure to provide more accurate, faster information for improved decision-making. The pressure on financial and operating teams to respond in real-time is now a real requirement. Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) systems enable companies to get more out of their existing ERP investment.

How To Support Your Employees During These Changing Times


This pandemic has caught all of us off guard. But this should not stop us from creating productive, supportive, and pro-employee workplaces. A good manager or owner will always ask how he can support his employees during these challenging times. We will address that in this article using Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs to provide us with a more structured approach. Let’s begin. Level 1⃣: Physiological Needs – Meeting The Most Essential Needs of Your Employees.

Mission Critical: Leveraging Learning Engineering to Drive Digital Transformation

Speaker: Trish Uhl, Founder of Owl's Ledge LLC and the Talent & Learning Analytics Leadership Forum

Digital is disrupting every part of an organization's value chain at a record pace, creating a critical need to transform operations and employees' ways of working. Formal training alone can't keep up; it's often too slow, too generic, inconvenient, inefficient, unduly expensive and lacks or lags methods for measuring business-related effectiveness. Trish Uhl show you how to start leveraging Learning Engineering, a multidisciplinary approach that combines modern technology, data analytics, decision science, learning sciences and change management with human-centered engineering design methodologies to ultimately deliver targeted learning outcomes and business results that keep pace with the business and merge learning into the flow of work and lead Digital Adoption.

New Unemployment Claims Fall Under 1 Million

SHRM Resources

States reported that 963,000 U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Aug. 8, a decrease of 228,000 from the previous week. The total number of workers continuing to claim unemployment benefits fell to 15.4 million last week after peaking at nearly 25 million in early May. Another 10.7

IRS Updates to New Form 1094-C and 1095-C Drafts | BerniePortal


In mid-July, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) announced an early release draft of tax forms for 1094-C and 1095-C filings. While not ready for publication and use just yet, HR should take note of a few updates to 1095-Cs—and prepare for potential changes to 1094-Cs. healthcare HR compliance

my team overuses reply-all

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: My company has a friendly, welcoming culture, which is great — I love working there — but whenever there is a promotion or a new starter joins the team, I feel it gets taken just a little bit too far. Essentially, a manager will send an email to the entire department (about 175 people) to congratulate their team member on a new role, or welcome the new person to the company. Then people start hitting Reply All to join in.

Vic Gerami: “I Am Living Proof Of The American Dream”

Thrive Global

Embrace America and assimilate into the culture, but always be proud of your roots. I do not live in a bubble. My friends are from many different cultures, walks of life, sexual orientations and gender identities. My life is rich, and I feel fulfilled because of my continental lifestyle. Live life on life’s terms: No matter how much we plan, work hard, and focus, things might not go our way. Do not try to push a square peg in a round hole.

The Best Sales Forecasting Models for Weathering Your Goals

Every sales forecasting model has a different strength and predictability method. It’s recommended to test out which one is best for your team. This way, you’ll be able to further enhance – and optimize – your newly-developed pipeline. Your future sales forecast? Sunny skies (and success) are just ahead!

Turn Your Office Into One Your Employees Rave About

New to HR

All managers should know that it is hugely important to have an office your employees are happy with, and which they can enjoy fully. The post Turn Your Office Into One Your Employees Rave About appeared first on New To HR. HR Management


How to Send Automated Emails: A Comprehensive Guide


We already know emails are cheap, essential, and useful communication tool in our everyday life. billion , which was the approximate number of email-users globally in 2019, and it will grow to 4.48 billion users around 2024.

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Monitoring Employees: Productivity Booster or Buster?


According to published reports, more companies are using spyware to monitor employee activity while working from home. . By definition, this means that bosses are more focused on the employee’s activity, rather than the outcomes they generate.

How to Work From Home Without Sacrificing Your Mental Health

Thrive Global

The future of business is here, and it’s increasingly virtual. To help your organization stay ahead of the curve, you need the principles, tactics and tools to empower your team to excel in a remote world. In an excerpt from my new E-Book, How to Make Virtual Teams Work , I share the importance of boundaries in remote work : There’s a misconception that people who work from home are not accountable and let their home-life distractions spill into their work.

Benefits benchmarking data for better employee and organizational wellbeing

Recognize your strengths and identify opportunities to retain valuable employees, increase employee engagement and achieve organizational goals. See where you stand against trends informed by nearly 4,000 employers and face your future with confidence.

when you live at work: let’s talk about company-provided housing

Ask a Manager

A couple of years ago, I told the story of the time when I worked for an organization that provided free housing for its interns. They’d bought a huge old house, renovated it magnificently, stocked it with food, and housed 6-8 interns in it year-round. They also had a staff member live there rent-free in exchange for making sure the house ran smoothly — and for about a year, I was that staff member. I was in my 20s and traveling all the time, so it seemed like a good deal! It was not.

Little Things That Are Bringing Us Joy and Laughter Right Now

Thrive Global

A recent study found that people who laugh (or even smile) frequently are less stressed in the face of anxiety-inducing events, and even show fewer physical and emotional stress symptoms than those who laugh less often. Researchers are finding that laughter can act as a buffer for feelings of stress and overwhelm — and in particularly challenging times, leaning into moments of levity, joy, and silliness can boost our mental health and help us deal with feelings of anxiety and uncertainty.

A Guide to Get Executive Buy-In for a Recognition Program 

Achievers - Recruiting

So, you’ve done the research, and you, like so many other HR professionals, have come to understand the powerful link between employee engagement and recognition. Unfortunately, your company doesn’t have a formal recognition program in place. . You know that introducing a new, comprehensive employee recognition and rewards program is crucial for your culture and overall business success. You’ve even shopped around and found a recognition platform that is ideal for your organization.

Embracing Employee Engagement


71% of managers feel that employee engagement is one of the most important factors when it comes to overall company success. Considering this, it might come as a surprise to know that, worldwide, only 15% of employees are engaged with their work. Employee satisfaction doesn’t automatically mean your employee’s are engaged. What is employee engagement? Employee engagement is defined as the emotional commitment an employee has to an organisation and its goals.

How to Elevate Employee Voice to Guide a Culture Transformation

2020’s boldest people leaders are building and living core values along with their employees. Elevating Employee Voice engages an organization’s “collective hearts and habits” to drive transformation at scale. It connects every individual, manager and team in an authentic dialogue to create shared alignment, ownership and trust in the path ahead.

Author Rahkim Sabree: “How to write a book that sparks a movement”

Thrive Global

Stand for something. It may seem simple enough but movements are founded on a cause; usually, one that people feel passionate about. In the age of political correctness, the line between diplomacy and apathy to a cause gets blurred. When people aren’t clear about what you stand for it’s hard to rally behind your articulated movement. As part of my series about “How to write a book that sparks a movement” I had the pleasure of interviewing Rahkim Sabree.

ADP July Report – what are we seeing?

Adzuna Blog

ADP have released their July report, and we wanted to see how their employment data compares with our data about the job market. If you don’t read ADP’s report, they collect data on payroll for 460,000 businesses, accounting for 26 million employees nationally.

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6 Ways Your Business Can Help Restaurants During COVID-19


While many industries have been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, the food service industry has been hit particularly hard. In March, The New York Times predicted that two-thirds of restaurants in the USA will not survive the pandemic, and 11% of restaurants anticipated a complete and permanent shutdown by the end of April. This translates to over 7 million layoffs and direct losses of over $225 billion.

How To Create A Designer Look On A Budget?

Take It Personel-ly

What makes high-end interiors, fashion and cars so desirable? It’s that luxurious look that isn’t accessible to everyone. But why shouldn’t you be able to achieve it in your home? You should. I am going to share a thing or two about how you can curate a designer look on a tight budget. The biggest […]. Business Lifestyle decor decorating design excellence Growth home home decor homeowners Inspiration Motivation

Group Demonstration Webinar: 100% Remote New Employee Onboarding

Speaker: David Secunda, CEO, WorkBright

Companies are looking to adjust their new hire onboarding to accommodate unique ‘social distancing’ challenges like securely collecting personally identifiable information and understanding new compliance regulations like Form I-9 verification. Join Workbright on Thursday, August 27th, to get a first-hand look at how a 100% remote onboarding process works using their system. They'll cover a few of the new COVID-19 related legislation changes and how they can be easily facilitated with their platform.

Rebuilding the Workforce Post-Crisis

HRO Today

Since March 2020, the coronavirus has wreaked havoc on the business world. Non-essential companies across the globe shut their doors, stock markets plummeted, unemployment rose to 13% in the span of three months, and for weeks, the global economy ground to a halt. Now, as the world starts spinning once more and businesses resume operations, HR leaders are left to pick up the pieces. But they are returning to a new normal marred with budget cuts, reduced headcounts, and deep uncertainty.

How Much Does Health Insurance Cost on Average?

Take It Personel-ly

You can never control when you or your family gets injured or sick; however, with health insurance, you can control the health services that you get. With health insurance costs set to go higher, it is important to understand the relationship between cost and health coverage so that you can choose the right health insurance for […].

The 5 things entrepreneurs can learn from skydiving

Thrive Global

What can skydiving teach us about business? To jump? To be reckless? To have the “YOLO” mindset? I had never really thought about the parallels skydiving and entrepreneurship had in common until I spoke with Wilbert Wynnberg. Wilbert Wynnberg is a serial entrepreneur, awarding-winning author & founder of Think Act Prosper (TAP) Growth Conference , but he’s also a skydiving enthusiast.