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is my employee lying about needing sick time?

Ask a Manager

This post, is my employee lying about needing sick time? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I just took over job duties for a departing manager and inherited a new employee. He does a generally good job, although I have had some concerns about his work ethic (that’s a different story entirely that I plan to address).

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Understanding Talent Analytics: What You Need to Know


Successful businesses understand the importance of good talent. The right staff can make the difference between success and failure for many organizations. However, managing and refining internal processes require developing better employee acquisition and management solutions. . Finding and retaining employees with the necessary skills and experience takes time and money that could be used elsewhere.


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Building a compelling employee value proposition (EVP)


Employers everywhere are familiar with the Great Resignation. The elevated quit rate among employees that began in 2021 is affecting organizations across industries. The Great Resignation is partially a response to the opportunity the pandemic gave employees to evaluate their job and its effect on their personal well-being, together with the new power employees have in a tight labor market.

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INTOO Wins Two Stevie® Awards in 2022 American Business Awards®

Intoo USA

INTOO was named the winner of two Stevie ® Awards in The 20 th Annual American Business Awards ® on April 28. INTOO’s Higher Education Solution was awarded the Gold Stevie in the category of Career and Workforce Readiness Solution. Additionally, the company’s On-Demand Job Seeker Training was awarded the Bronze Stevie in the category of Achievement in Online Training.

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AI & DEI: With Great Opportunities Comes Great HR Responsibility

Speaker: Jen Kirkwood - Partner, Responsible HR & AI at IBM and World Economic Forum Executive Fellow

The promise of AI for today’s organizations is real, yet in a frenzied state of experimentation, many stumble to get to a full-scale enterprise. As companies race to discover what generative AI can do, HR must lead conversations about how to balance cutting-edge innovations with integrity, trust, and diversity. Globally, organizations are at a critical intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and AI acceleration.

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Megan Rapinoe Joins Trusaic as Chief Equality Officer


On behalf of Trusaic, I am incredibly excited to announce our partnership with the U.S. Women’s National Soccer Team (USWNT) World Cup champion, gender and race/ethnicity equality advocate, and LGBTQ+ ally, Megan Rapinoe. Recognizing Megan’s success. In addition to winning the World Cup twice and receiving an Olympic gold medal, Megan has paved the way for pay equity.

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How to Find Great Talent in a Tight Job Market


Talent wars may be a dream come true for skilled candidates, but competing for great employees can leave employers hanging. When there doesn’t seem to be much interest in your […]. The post How to Find Great Talent in a Tight Job Market appeared first on TalentCulture.

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How to Make the Most of the Virtual Experience at #SHRM22


While I certainly am excited to be attending SHRM22 live and in person this year, I know there’s many folks who can’t join me in New Orleans, whether it’s company policy against travel, budgetary restrictions or schedule constraints. However, what an amazing opportunity virtual attendance provides! You can experience the conference in a whole different way!

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How to answer “What is your greatest strength” question during an interview

HR Digest

“What is your biggest strength?” is a common interview question that most of us have encountered during a job interview. Many candidates are stumped when it comes to answering this question. Establishing the appropriate context and being honest and professional are the best ways to respond. It’s critical that your skills complement the job description.

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can I ask for a raise if I wouldn’t leave over salary?

Ask a Manager

This post, can I ask for a raise if I wouldn’t leave over salary? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I like my job but I’m very underpaid. Can I do anything about it? It’s not like I would leave if I asked for a raise and they didn’t give me one, so I feel like there is no leverage. You can ask for a raise even if you won’t leave if they say no.

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Early Tenure Turnover: Stop the Revolving Door of Hires

Speaker: Dr. Craig Ellis, Head of I-O Psychology, HighMatch

Are you facing a revolving door of hires, especially within their first 90 days of employment? In this webinar, Dr. Craig Ellis, a leading industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologist, offers insights and strategies to unravel the mystery behind early tenure turnover. Identify the root causes of early attrition to mitigate turnover’s impact in the first 12 months.

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Here’s Why You Should Offer Employee Tuition Reimbursement


Employee tuition reimbursement is a much-coveted benefit, especially among younger workers who may expect their employer to pay for continuing education. You shouldn’t shy away from offering to reimburse your employees any tuition money they pay to take continuing education classes, grad school classes, or college classes. It might sound like an unnecessary expense, but reimbursing tuition expenses can have several benefits for you as an employer.

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Job Openings, Quits Set New Records

SHRM Resources

Available jobs rose to 11.5 million in March, the highest number on record, according to the monthly JOLTS report released by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Job openings outnumbered unemployed workers by about 5.5 million.

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The Importance of Succession Planning

Quantum Workplace

As the great resignation wave continues on, employees are leaving their roles at unprecedented rates, often unexpectedly and without much warning. The war for talent empowers employees to weigh their professional options, resulting in large-scale talent loss for organizations nationwide. Fortunately, succession planning makes it easy to plan for the unexpected and replace top talent seamlessly.

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3 Ways to Promote Better Mental Health for Healthcare Workers


3 Ways to Promote Better Mental Health for Healthcare Workers May. 3, 2022. Antique Nguyen Marketing Manager. The pandemic may be slackening, but it’s having a long-lasting effect on the healthcare workforce. A little more than half (52%) of healthcare workers report feeling burnt out, according to a recent USA Today-Ipsos survey. And it’s not just the pandemic: the racial stress, violence and changes in the economy all are taking their toll on healthcare workers.

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Bridging the Gap: The Intersection of DEI Initiatives and Employee Benefits

Speaker: Jaye Johnson, CBP

Unlock the secrets to transforming your organization’s employee benefits into a strategic tool for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). During this informative session, we will discuss common pitfalls in traditional benefits and then delve into the essence of DEI in employee-centric benefit offerings. This involves not only defining DEI in the workplace but also understanding the pivotal role that employee benefits play in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment.

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9 Memorial Day Ideas For Work

Vantage Circle

Memorial Day is usually considered the unofficial start of summer when everyone starts to plan for long trips or family outings. However, it is much more important than celebrating the start of the summer. It’s a time to honor the military personnel who laid down their lives while serving the military. And if you are planning to celebrate it in the workplace, then this article will assist you in providing some fantastic memorial day ideas for work.

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Wisconsin Supreme Court Clarifies Employer Obligations When Evaluating Domestic Violence Convictions


Wisconsin’s Supreme Court recently made a decision providing guidance for employers when considering domestic violence convictions on applicants’ criminal history checks. The March 10, 2022 ruling in Cree, Inc. vs. Lab. & Indus. Rev. Comm’n (Labor and Industry Review Commission, or LIRC) indicated that an employer lawfully rescinded a job offer when it learned of an applicant’s domestic violence convictions.

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You asked, they answered: Antique Taco on hard work, team culture, and more


Meet the owners: Ashley & Rick Ortiz, Antique Taco. With Antique Taco, Ashley and Rick are bringing together their family, their work, and their two greatest passions. A favorite among Chicago’s Wicker Park and Bridgeport neighborhoods, the restaurant serves up fresh tacos and margaritas. Who better to answer your questions about starting and running a small business than business owners who’ve done it themselves?

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OSHA: National Safety Stand-Down (Falls Prevention)

HR Workplace Services

Click here to discover more about the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s National Safety Stand-Down to prevent falls in construction … The post OSHA: National Safety Stand-Down (Falls Prevention) appeared first on HRWS.

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Delivering DEI Training That Drives Real Change

Speaker: Jeffrey Hall, Chief Creative Office of WILL Interactive

Great DEI training improves engagement, retention, and teamwork. Poor training does little. What content areas are right for our organization? How can you construct training around empathy-building, relatable stories for a positive disposition to hard topics? We’ll cover the latest research on how to make training that actually delivers attitudinal and behavioral shifts.

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Cultural Diversity in the Workplace: How to Build an Inclusive Culture


Jump to section. What is cultural diversity in the workplace? 4 types of cultural diversity in the workplace. What are the benefits of cultural diversity in the workplace? 5 ways to promote cultural diversity at work. The importance of cultural diversity in the workplace.

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month


Quick Look: Mental health assistance is one of the most requested employee benefits. This isn’t surprising, as navigating a global pandemic has taken its toll on everyone. Employers have been tasked with finding new ways to keep their employees safe, informed, and engaged, while employees have struggled to balance work and home responsibilities during a time of great instability.

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Questions Remain on Workplace Emergency Bill


In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber employment law expert Matthew Roberts and CalChamber policy advocate Ashley Hoffman discuss SB 1044 (Durazo; D-Los Angeles) , a proposal that would allow employees to leave work or refuse to show up to work if the employee subjectively feels unsafe. SB 1044 Amendments. We’ve previously explored SB 1044 on The Workplace podcast, but as the bill makes its way through the legislative process, amendments have been made to the proposal and signifi

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I gave notice to our daycare provider and she freaked out

Ask a Manager

This post, I gave notice to our daycare provider and she freaked out , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: My three-year-old daughter has been going to the same in-home daycare provider since she was very young. Her daycare provider, let’s call her Amy, is very good at what she does, has 25 years of experience, and is well-respected in our community.

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Are There Gaps in Your HR Policies?

Putting the right HR policies in place can help your organization grow smoothly and help your company culture thrive. Use this essential HR checklist to cover the basics and make sure there aren’t any gaps in your HR functions.

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Don't Ignore The Value Of Performance-Based Interviews

Forbes Coaches Council

Because employers want to focus on simpler interviews and less vetting of candidates, they often ignore powerful, performance-based interview processes at all levels of the organization.

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HR analytics needs organizational awareness too

TLNT: The Business of HR

There’s an important management competency that is often overlooked, but is actually extremely important. It’s called organizational awareness.

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Lev’s VP of Client Success on the Empathetic Leadership That’s Led to 4 Promotions

The Muse

For Abbey Sullivan, VP of Client Success at Lev, being a good leader means listening to your team and factoring what actually matters to them into your decisions.

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The Powerful Impact Trees Can Have On Our Well-being

Thrive Global

Pregnant women with a view of trees from their window are less likely to have a miscarriage. This is an extreme example of how trees positively affect us – even from before birth. We are just now realizing the many ways trees, within their forested ecosystem, improve our health and mental well-being. During the pandemic the calming, healing, effects of forests were sought by more people than ever.

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Managing Your Recruitment Agency Spend in 2024

Feeling overwhelmed by a juggling act of internal recruiting, agency relationships, and direct hire spend? You’re not alone. In today’s competitive talent landscape, building a dream team requires strategic orchestration. Recruiting agencies and search firms provide invaluable services, but managing them effectively alongside your internal team can pose unique challenges.

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How IVF Patients Like Me Benefit From Flexibilities Meant for Working Parents

The Muse

Drastic work policy changes during the pandemic finally let me navigate infertility with dignity and gave me the freedom to build my family without sacrificing my career.

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16 Key Things To Consider Before Hiring An Overqualified Job Candidate

Forbes Coaches Council

It might seem like a no-brainer to say that the more qualifications a job candidate has, the more well-suited they would be to fill a position.

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Micro-Mentoring: All You Need to Know

Analytics in HR

Having ample opportunities to develop new skills and competencies is essential for employees and organizations. Micro-mentoring is a great way to enable employees to gain skills and network with their colleagues. Let’s look at micro-mentoring, its benefits for your employees and the organization, and best practices. Contents What is micro-mentoring?