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5 Trends That Make It Harder Than Ever To Attract Candidates (and What Your Staffing Firm Can Do!)

Essium HRM

Staffing firms have two jobs: connecting applicants with jobs and introducing candidates to employers. Constantly changing trends in the job market and various industries make it harder to recruit top candidates. You need to be aware of the trends impacting the industries you work with as well as the effects they have on your candidates. These five trends are making it harder than ever to find good candidates.

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EU Proposes New Protections for Gig Workers

SHRM Resources

Under a new proposal, gig workers in the EU would gain the status and rights of employees, rather than being considered self-employed.

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Smart Solutions for Common Payroll Issues

PCS

Growing enterprises must learn the ins and outs of payroll management. Errors or negligence on your part can be costly and disastrous for the entire organization. Here are some of the common payroll problems and possible solutions for each. . Manual Processing – Automation. Preparing worksheets and other forms manually takes time. It may be an affordable option for small firms.

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Staff Augmentation: 7 Tips to Make It Work

Engagedly

Staffing is probably one of the most challenging business activities to manage as a business owner. Staffing typically includes hiring employees through a lengthy hiring process, training them, keeping them motivated, investing in development and transferring roles, only for them to possibly leave sooner than expected. This becomes frustrating and can end up being quite costly to businesses.

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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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How Employer Brand Reputation is Impacted by Workplace Stress

Blu Ivy Group

It’s no surprise that in the COVID-19 era, workplace stress is at an all-time high. After the pandemic started, 57% of U.S. and Canadian workers said they were feeling stress on a daily basis — up from 49% the year before. For women, the number is even higher: 62% compared to 52% in men. As many as 7-out-of-10 workers said the year the pandemic hit was the most stressful time of their professional lives.

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The Right to Disconnect: New Laws Combat Burnout

Visier

Those high-pitched pings and beeps from a stressed out manager can be hard to ignore, even after the workday is officially over. This kind of 24/7 availability has become a reality for many employees—and officials in Europe are pushing back. Governments in Belgium, Ireland, and Portugal all recently announced new right-to-disconnect rules that protect an employee’s right to be free from work at the end of the day.

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Remembering Rosa Parks This Black History Month

Trusaic

February is Black History Month and this year we’re starting the celebration by paying our respects to Rosa Parks. In light of Mrs. Parks’ birthday tomorrow, February 4, 2022, we will be reflecting on what she accomplished for African American civil rights. Her most well-known contribution dates back to 1955 in Montgomery, Alabama. After a long day of work, Mrs.

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3 Ways to Increase Diversity Through Skills-Based Hiring

Intoo USA

While it’s now common for organizations to have Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives, not all companies have clear strategies to meet their goals. However, one tactic is easy to implement and that is skills-based hiring. Skills-based hiring helps organizations to increase both their diversity and the skill set of their workforce , in addition to improving their ability to find the perfect candidate. .

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How the 2022 HR Hiring Process is changing for the Better

Hppy

The world has entered the technological age in a storm. How we shop, conduct business, visit doctors and psychiatrists, and work, have all partially transitioned towards online platforms. Many large corporations over the last couple of years have also started hiring online. The ones that choose to continue doing it the old school way have found that even though it has its advantages, times are changing , and they need to change with them.

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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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ACA Open Enrollment Reaches Record-Breaking 14.5 Million

ACA Times

Over 14.5 million Americans elected to receive health coverage through one of the ACA’s insurance marketplaces during the 2022 open enrollment period. The record-breaking participation is 21% higher than the signups for the 2021 open enrollment. Of the 14.5 million, 5.8 million were new signups , meaning they hadn’t previously received ACA coverage through the marketplace.

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How Registered Apprenticeship Benefits Employers and Jobseekers

EDSI

Connecting apprenticeship programs with your state and local workforce system is a win-win partnership and we have extensive experience working with employers and jobseekers to strengthen the workforce and our economy. The Registered Apprenticeship (RA) Navigator Certification Program is helping spread the apprenticeship movement across the U.S., creating new pipelines of workers who have the specialized skills employers need.

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Top Concerns for HR in 2022 on We’re Only Human

UpstartHR

“Many employees these days may feel disconnected from their jobs or the company culture as a whole.” Ralf Hoffman, Managing Partner & Co-Founder, Drake Star. . We’re Only Human — Episode 132. . One of the things that makes us all better is hearing from people outside of our bubble. In this episode, Ben talks with Ralf Hoffman, an investor and business leader that helps with funding and business deals across the HR technology industry.

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HiBob and 360Learning partner to enhance L&D across the employee lifecycle

Bob

At HiBob, we believe in taking a people-first approach to every stage of the employee lifecycle, from onboarding to offboarding, and from hire to retire. Over the past two years, the workforce experienced a paradigm shift. People are quitting in droves amid the Great Resignation , and job openings are at an all-time high. For modern companies to excel in today’s talent-driven market, they must adapt to support new work structures and employee expectations that prioritize wellbeing, flexibility,

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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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30 People Analytics Leaders to Learn from in 2022 | Perceptyx

Perceptyx

The field of people analytics is booming. (Just look at LinkedIn. In a recent search, we found more than 12,000 job openings for people analytics practitioners at all levels.) As one of our customers, Sean Robinson of Goodyear commented on our recent webinar, “just as your CFO has a P&L sheet of financial assets they use to make decisions and drive business success, people analytics can provide the CHRO’s P&L sheet for our most important asset – our people.”.

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Why inclusive working, not hybrid working, should become the new norm

HR Zone

People Inclusive learning vs hybrid working.

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CCPA/CPRA: California Businesses Must Complete Required Privacy Training

HRWatchdog

California’s dedication to privacy protection began when the Legislature passed the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) in 2018, and that dedication was further solidified when voters passed the California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) in 2020. The CCPA/CPRA provides consumers with various rights regarding the data companies collect about them and how that data is utilized — and it requires companies to adequately train employees who may receive consumer inquiries about this law.

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6 Tips For Facilitating Psychological Safety in Emotionally-Charged Training Topics (Part l) - Civility Partners

Civility Partners

FacebookTweetPinLinkedInEmail Written by: Toni Herndon on 1/31/2022 As trainers, of course we want the material from our learning objectives to be delivered. But we also want to create a safe environment for learning where people feel seen and inspired to action – where the materials come to life.

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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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do I have any recourse when an employer ghosts me?

Ask a Manager

This post, do I have any recourse when an employer ghosts me? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I know you’ve written that when job searching it’s best to assume you won’t hear back at every stage , and then to let any positive news be a pleasant surprise. I like the idea of this, but I can’t get past the fact that ghosting is still incredibly rude , especially at the later stages of a process.

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Everyone in the Department Knows My Salary

Evil HR Lady

I’m a temp in an admin role. My payment and health benefits come from the temp agency that placed me in the position. . The agency’s fee is listed as a cost in that spreadsheet, and my entire department can view that information. That sheet is actively used, and I’m the only temp in my department, so it’s clear the amount listed is my weekly payment.

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3 Reasons You Need Financial Wellness in the Workplace

Best Money Moves

3 reasons y ou need financial wellness in the workplace. Morgan Stanley’s new study, The State of the Workplace finds employees in need of financial wellness support and looking to their employers for help. COVID has caused huge changes for employers and employees alike. That’s why Morgan Stanley at Work conducted a first-of-its-kind financial benefits study, called The State of the Workplace.

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How will you improve employee communication this year?

Davis & Company

You are here Home RSS feed. How will you improve employee communication this year? 5 routine internal communication practices worth breaking. Join for free to access more information Register today to learn more Join Today. Looking for inspiration as you develop internal communication plans for the year? Ask yourself: What are we doing that has become routine and employees no longer find helpful?

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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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my interviewer asked if I “needed” the job

Ask a Manager

This post, my interviewer asked if I “needed” the job , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’m job searching and just interviewed today. It went really well, but they did ask me one question that tripped me up: They asked me if I needed the job. I do, but I stumbled on my answer a bit. I figured if I said yes, I would look desperate, but if I said no, I would look uninterested.

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Nothing Motivates Employees More Than Money When Learning New Skills

TLNT: The Business of HR

Data and artificial intelligence professionals are intent on learning new skills and advancing their careers. However, in many cases, organizations are failing to compensate them accordingly, and as such, are having a hard time retaining technical staff from an already slim talent pool. .

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Stratus.hr Wins ClearlyRated’s 2022 Best of HR Services Award

Stratus

Sandy, UT, February 2, 2022 – Stratus.hr , the premiere PEO for human resources outsourcing in the Intermountain West, just won Best of HR Services Award for providing superior service to their clients. Presented in partnership with Indeed, ClearlyRated’s Best of HR Services® Award winners have proven to be industry leaders in service quality.

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Clarifying pay issues around COVID infections & vaccinations

Business Management Daily

Most of OSHA’s covid vaccinate-or-test-and-mask mandate is officially dead. Nevertheless, OSHA is still encouraging employers to institute their own shot mandates. And many have obliged. But issues regarding the circumstances under which you must pay employees and whether you must extend FMLA leave continue to linger. Let’s see if we can clear up some of the confusion.

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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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Metaverse’s Impact On Employee Social Well-Being

Wellable

Silicon Valley is hard at work creating the building blocks for the metaverse—an immersive digital world with the capacity to replicate every aspect of our physical existences, from interacting with coworkers to traveling the world to owning items and property.

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Should NCAA Coaches Try and Save Athletes Who Enter the Transfer Portal?

The Tim Sackett Project

It’s fairly rare that I open up on this blog about my love of college athletics, but there is something going on in college sports that has such a great parallel to our world of work. It’s called the Transfer Portal. If you aren’t familiar with the NCAA Transfer Portal, it’s basically a site set up that aids a college athlete wanting to move from their current school to another school.

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10 Warning Signs You’re Intimidating Your Employees at Work

Niagara Institute

Very few leaders set out to be intimidating. In fact, most have a genuine desire to get along with their employees and build relationships based on mutual trust and respect. It makes sense then that two-thirds of respondents in a Harvard Business Review survey felt they were rarely or never scary to those junior to them.

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