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Amazon's AI Recruiting Troubles Aren't Unique—And They're Not All Bad, Either?

Cornerstone On Demand

Technological innovation rarely follows a straight line; there are often a few curves along the way. Such is the case with Amazon's artificial intelligence (AI) recruiting tool which, according to a 2018 report , by Reuters was scrapped after a discovery that the software favored male applicants.

E-Verify Is Back Up, Expect Processing Delays

SHRM Resources

Employers that participate in E-Verify, the government’s electronic employment eligibility verification program, have until Feb. 11 to create and enter cases into the system for all hires made during the 35-day partial government shutdown. Talent Acquisition Compliance Eligibility Verification (I-9

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TIME’S UP CEO Lisa Borders Joins WorkHuman 2019 Panel

WorkHuman

By Sarah Payne —. “We We are witnessing an inflection point for women. I consider this the civil-rights movement of the 21st century.” – Lisa Borders, TIME’S UP CEO.

2019 Workplace Immigration Outlook Indicates More of the Same

SHRM Resources

The Trump administration’s policies on employment-based immigration will continue to stymie organizations seeking to hire foreign national talent in 2019. Immigration and Visas Global and Cultural Effectiveness Global HR Global Talent Acquisition

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.

7 Things That You Must Discuss In Every Performance Review

Engagedly

Did you know that managers spend an average of 210 hours a year on performance management? Though performance reviews are an integral part of every organization, almost everyone dreads them. Do they have to be that scary? Well, […]. Performance Review

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E-Verify back online as 2019 federal government shutdown comes to a temporary end

LawLogix

The federal government is slowly creaking back into action after President Trump’s surprise announcement on Friday to temporarily end the […]. Articles I-9 Articles

2019: What’s New in Video Communications

Employee Communications Council

A video communications system is no longer just a tool for big companies. Welcome to 2019. Read the full article. Employee Communications Council Blog

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They’ve Paid Their Debt: Now Let’s Help People with Criminal Records Get Back to Work

The SHRM Blog

Today, I’m calling on business leaders across the nation to commit to give greater employment opportunities to qualified individuals who for far too long have been excluded from the workforce because of their criminal records. Every year, 650,000 people in the U.S. leave prison to re-enter society.

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They’ve Paid Their Debt: Now Let’s Help People with Criminal Records Get Back to Work

SHRM

Today, I’m calling on business leaders across the nation to commit to give greater employment opportunities to qualified individuals who for far too long have been excluded from the workforce because of their criminal records. Every year, 650,000 people in the U.S. leave prison to re-enter society.

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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.

can I steal my coworkers’ screaming monkey toy, telling an employee to remove a political post from her Facebook page, and more

Ask a Manager

It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. Can I take confiscate my coworkers’ screaming monkey toy? Today, as has happened multiple times in the last few months, some of my nearby coworkers in our relatively small satellite office decided to play catch with this “screaming monkey toy.”. The noise it makes is outrageously loud, especially in our small space, and I’ve previously indicated (politely) to coworkers that I find the noise not only distracting, but extremely annoying.

Helping Ex-Offenders Re-Enter The Workforce

SHRM

I admit it. I have been one of those HR people reluctant to hire ex-offenders under the assumption that once trouble – always trouble. But my husband helped me realize the error of this stereotyping.

8 Qualities HR Managers Look For In An Applicant

New to HR

Even if the job you’ve applied requires different qualifications, most HR managers tend to look for common qualities in applicants during the interview stage. If you want to get hired, you have to show these traits to them or else.

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2019: What’s New in Video Communications

Employee Communications Council

A video communications system is no longer just a tool for big companies. Welcome to 2019. Read the full article. Employee communications

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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.

Improving your New Hire Welcoming and Onboarding Procedures

benefitexpress

New hires are the lifeblood of any organization. As employees begin, whether new to employment or experienced hires, it is an opportunity to set the right tone for their work, and over time, improve the workforce of your company. For Employers Benefits Administration Company Culture

Personalizing Criminal Records

SHRM

Do you know someone with a criminal record? I recently learned a startling statistic from the Brennan Center For Justice. The number of Americans with a college degree is nearly the same as the number of Americans with a criminal record. Let that sink in for a moment.

Be the Bridge !!

Everyday People

When Winter rears it’s ugly head, it often forces you inside. That can either be insufferable, or a chance to get indoor projects done that you haven’t been able to get to. We’re on the projects end of the spectrum. This weekend’s project was to paint our master bedroom.

Helping Ex-Offenders Re-Enter The Workforce

The SHRM Blog

I admit it. I have been one of those HR people reluctant to hire ex-offenders under the assumption that once trouble – always trouble. But my husband helped me realize the error of this stereotyping. He worked in the court system for 20 years, dealing with felons and their legal financial obligations. Having heard his stories, I’ve realized that our society often sets up those released from prison for failure through a myriad of barriers to re-entry.

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.

4 Ways To Help Employees Master Their HDHP in 2019

Jellyvision

Are you looking for ways to help your employees better understand their High Deductible Health Plans? Read this blog post from Employee Benefit News to learn more. With 2018 in the books, now is a great time to give HDHP veterans and newbies at your company some help understanding — and squeezing more value out […]. The post 4 Ways To Help Employees Master Their HDHP in 2019 appeared first on Jellyvision.com. News & Press

Policy isn’t Practice: Creating a Culture of Support for Working Parents

The SHRM Blog

Historically, the only support available to working parents has come in the form of benefits and policies. This is helpful, but it isn’t enough. Organizations need to create a culture of support around leave — and that requires helping both managers and employees change their mindsets. Managers need training to help develop their emotional intelligence, so they know a) what showing support looks like and b) how to set aside their own biases about taking leave.

Why Your Brand Storytelling Must Start With Human Resources

HR C-Suite

Human resources play a very important role in how a company performs and progresses. Your employees are a big reason of why your company is successful and they can show your audience a lot about their dedication and hard work in the company.

Personalizing Criminal Records

The SHRM Blog

Do you know someone with a criminal record? I recently learned a startling statistic from the Brennan Center For Justice. The number of Americans with a college degree is nearly the same as the number of Americans with a criminal record. Let that sink in for a moment. While that sinks in, a couple more statistics to provide further context and perspective. More Americans have a criminal record than married couples. More Americans have a criminal record than households with a dog.

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.

The Single Most Important Thing You Can Do To Make Your Life Better.

Thrive Global

Take The Driver’s Seat. Take The Wheel. Photo by Roberto Nickson on Unsplash ARE YOU THE DRIVER OR A PASSENGER? As kids, we were accustomed to sitting in the back seat, and letting someone else drive. We depended on someone else to take care of us and make the decisions.

The Weekly Independent: January 28, 2019

MBO Partners

News and notes for independent professionals and their clients. This is the January 28, 2019 edition

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I Use This Power Everyday To Set Boundaries

Thrive Global

Last year, I would say yes to almost everything. From doing things at work I didn’t believe in; to attending events I wasn’t interested in; to posting on social media when I didn’t feel like it. What if I let them down?” was a consistent question in the back of my mind those days.

Policy isn’t Practice: Creating a Culture of Support for Working Parents

SHRM

Historically, the only support available to working parents has come in the form of benefits and policies. This is helpful, but it isn’t enough. Organizations need to create a culture of support around leave — and that requires helping both managers and employees change their mindsets.

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.