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6 Ways to Support Your Employees' Mental Health

ScaleHRO

Running a business is about more than just creating a product or providing a service. A business is a machine comprised of every element that makes it run - including the humans whose lives are defined by their role in the company. Each person contributes their time and skills to the business and, in return, the business provides the structure for a lifestyle based around that work.

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3 Tips for Answering the Toughest Interview Question

Professional Alternatives

Wherever you go in for a job interview, chances are you are going to be asked some questions. “How long have you been in this field?” “How much experience do you have?” “Have you done relevant work before?” and so on. . These questions are easy to answer, and you’ve likely prepared for them beforehand, but there is an even harder question. It’s a simple question, sure, but one that also stumps countless interviewees and has led to several lost jobs: Describe yourself in 5 words. .

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What Is Your Onboarding Data Telling You?

ExactHire

An effective onboarding process can have a positive impact on nearly every aspect of your business, from improving retention and engagement to strengthening your company’s culture and employer brand. But to create a stellar onboarding process, you need to understand where you’re currently falling short. That’s where your onboarding data comes in. Data and KPIs will help you identify ways you can improve your onboarding process.

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Takeaways From the 2021 UK Gender Pay Gap Reporting Results

Trusaic

The United Kingdom’s gender pay gap reporting data for 2021 is in. And an analysis of the 2021 reporting year by Lewis Silkin suggests the efforts are paying off: the pay gap appears to be shrinking. . Below we outline trends in this analysis and why evolving pay transparency laws across the pond should matter to employers in the United States. UK gender pay gap findings.

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6 Strategies to Navigate Social Determinants of Health for a Better Workplace

In today’s dynamic work landscape, where the lines between personal and professional life blur, understanding the intricate interplay between social determinants of health (SDoH) and emotional wellbeing is paramount. Employers must acknowledge that the whole person comes to work and every aspect of a person’s personal and professional life, especially their mental health, comes with them.

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How HiBob’s Work-from-Anywhere policy blazes the trail to productivity with freedom and flexibility

HiBob

Big, scary terms are flying around out there. The phrase “Great Reassessment” and–let’s be honest, the one which makes HR professionals shudder when it’s whispered– the Great Resignation deliver the same inevitable key message: The landscape of work, what it looks like, how it’s defined, how we carry it out, facilitate it, and where we execute it has changed forever.

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how do I spot red flags in a job interview if I have no work experience?

Ask a Manager

This post, how do I spot red flags in a job interview if I have no work experience? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I am a law student who just finished my first year, and I am applying to jobs for the summer. My one and only job was one that I started when I was 17 (I am 23 now) and was self-employed. Before this, I’ve only ever had one interview, and it was through my university so I knew the interviewers beforehand.

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Join the #SHRM22 Unofficial New Orleans VIP Party List

Workology

The annual 2022 SHRM conference is just around the corner (June 12-15 in New Orleans), and for the 11th straight year Workology is cataloging all the parties, receptions, and events that will help. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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America’s missing workforce

TLNT: The Business of HR

Labor shortages have become a fact of life in America. It’s not just the case that millions of jobs are open, it’s the fact they remain open month after month. In fact the US is experiencing the biggest worker shortage since the end of the Second World War.

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my coworkers were fired … am I next?

Ask a Manager

This post, my coworkers were fired … am I next? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: For the last three months, I’ve worked at a small company doing a job I love. But there’s been some weirdness lately that makes me worry about my job. Here’s what’s going on: multiple people have been fired in a three-month period.

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Here Are the HR Trends to Watch in 2024 + Plus Advice for Driving Impact!

The pressure is on to create a positive onboarding experience. Plus, a sub-par onboarding process can domino into other concerns such as low performance, burnout (for you and new hires), and retention challenges. Our 2024 State of HR report will give you a realistic picture of the HR landscape and tips to onboarding effectively in the year to come.

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Rethinking skills journeys to future-proof your organisation

HR Zone

Development Taking the skills road to future-proof business.

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The Modern Loss Guide to Going Back to Work When You’re Grieving

The Muse

You will bring your grief to work with you, and some days it’ll be easier to focus than others. Here are a few things you can do to get through it.

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Insights into the Future of Leadership Development

6Q

The major reason companies carry out leadership development is to grow the capacity of employees to take up leadership positions. These employees will contribute to the future success of a company or business. As businesses adapt to survive in a fierce global market, there will be a need to re-examine leadership development. Currently businesses have several options for leadership development.

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Employee Benefits and Perks Your Company Should Offer

Hppy

Happy employees are at the heart of any successful business and offering your employees access to benefits and perks can not only boost their morale but reduce workplace stress too. When your team members are happy, you can look forward to increased productivity, reduced staff turnover, and fewer days lost to staff absence. Plus, providing benefits and perks can often prove to be a key differentiator in the employment market. .

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Improving Access To & Utilization Of Cancer Screening With Color

Discover how Color's comprehensive care solution is revolutionizing cancer screening adherence and knowledge. Through an in-depth case study, Color's unique approach to comprehensive cancer care has shown significant benefits in increasing screening rates and enhancing patient knowledge. Participants reported a 2-3x increase in adherence to screening guidelines over just 8 weeks, with 84% of participants increasing their familiarity with timing and frequency of cancer screening.

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13 Ways To Support Employees Mental and Social Wellness

SHRM

During times of significant stress, employees turn to their Employee Assistance Programs (EAPs). As an HR professional, give one way you can ensure that employees' mental and social wellness is sustained? To help you with the health and wellness of your employees, we asked CEOs and HR managers this question for their best advice. From encouraging pulse checks to providing access to financial education and tools, there are several insights that may help you ensure the mental and social wellnes

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Help women feel safer at work – don't be that man.

HR Zone

Culture Help women feel safer at work – don't be that man.

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Career Changes at 50: Everything You Need to Know

BetterUp

Jump to section. Is it a good idea to change careers at 50? 4 types of career changes at 50. 4 pros and cons. Your next move: think about these five final tips to make a career change at 50.

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Make Pay Transparency Work for You with Total Compensation Statements

BackStitch

If you thought pay transparency was a trend that would soon be forgotten about, you might be surprised to learn 17 states have now passed some form of pay transparency law. It seems inevitable that all employers will soon be sharing compensation information with their workforce and the general public either as a matter of regulation, best practices or as part of the war for talent.

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The Rules Do Apply: Navigating HR Compliance

Speaker: Ann Meyers Piccirillo

HR Compliance is like a giant game of whack-a-mole. Once you think your company is compliant with all policies and procedures documented and in place, there’s a new or amended law, regulation, or final rule that pops up landing you back at ‘start.’ There are shifts, interpretations, and balancing acts to understanding compliance changes. Keeping up is not easy and it’s very time consuming.

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Insurance for Website Designers: What You Need to Know

Embroker

It’s pretty self-explanatory who insurance for website designers is for, but what policies do experts recommend for these professionals? What falls into their job description, and what are their specific exposures? When we need information about pretty much anything we can think of, our first instinct is to look for it online. If we want to know more about a company or a product, we also look them up on the Internet. .

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Welcome, Fidelity: a message from our CEO

ForUsAll

Recently, Fidelity announced that they will soon be incorporating access to Bitcoin into their 401(k) plans. As the first 401(k) provider to add access to cryptocurrency, we’re excited to see that Fidelity has joined our mission to help level the playing field, and anticipate that other large institutions will be joining in as well. Growing Demand.

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California Minimum Wage Projected to Increase to $15.50

HRWatchdog

On May 12, 2022, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that California’s minimum wage is projected to increase to $15.50 per hour for all employers, regardless of size, on January 1, 2023. The current minimum wage is $15 per hour for employers with 26 or more employees and $14 per hour for employers with 25 or fewer employees. Small businesses anticipated increasing their minimum wage to $15 per hour in 2023; however, when inflation exceeds 7 percent, a provision in the law triggers the accelerated in

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Employee offboarding: Getting ahead with the boomerang trend

HR Zone

Retention How to boomerang your offboarders.

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From Prevention to Survivorship: How HR Can Support Employees Facing Cancer Diagnoses

Explore the latest insights from the American Cancer Society's “Cancer Statistics 2024” report, which unveils multiple alarming trends in cancer data. Cancer is on the rise among young adults, and diagnoses for 6 of the 10 most common cancers are escalating. With over 2 million new cancer cases projected in the U.S. this year, employers face increased challenges when it comes to supporting employees.

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A #SHRM22 Interview with Lori Kleiman SHRM-SCP, President, HR Topics

SHRM

With 30 years of HR and business experience – Lori has walked in your shoes. A recovered HR Generalist, she built a consulting company that she sold to Gallagher after 7 years and then reinvented her business – HR Topics - training, speaking and developing content for HR professionals. Lori delivers facts, tips, tricks and best practices in a way that appeals to human resource leaders: with a sense of humor, a bias toward actions that improve operations immediately, and practical resources to s

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What to do if you suspect an employee is planning to leave

Rise

Are you worried that an employee is planning to leave your organization? Learn how to spot an employee who’s ready to quit and what you can do to maybe stop them. In a recent Ask a Manager post on Inc.com , Alison Green coached a manager who accidentally found out—from a mutual colleague, not the employee themselves—that the employee is job hunting.

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How to Retain Employees During the Great Resignation

HR Lineup

The great resignation is here and not going away anytime soon until employers evaluate their employees’ needs and find ways to retain them. You see, the 2020 COVID-19 was an eye-opener for employees since they felt overworked. As a result, they had to self-evaluate themselves and decide on what really mattered, whether its better pay, career development opportunities, respect, flexibility, etc.

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Is Telehealth Here to Stay?

Extensis

Quick look: Telehealth is known for its convenience, but it can also lower overall healthcare costs, boost client productivity, and improve quality of care. After gaining steam during the pandemic, the data is in and it’s clear that telehealth solutions are here to stay. Here’s everything brokers need to know about telemedicine, and why to work with a professional employer organization (PEO) to offer it to clients.

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Automate Your Onboarding Process In 7 Steps

Efficient employee onboarding is more than a warm welcome—it's a catalyst for business growth. Automated onboarding transforms new hires into productive team members faster, fostering long-term satisfaction and talent retention. For HR, automation means replacing inefficient manual processes with streamlined, cost-effective operations. Our eBook reveals how automating employee onboarding delivers these benefits, reducing HR challenges and elevating new employee readiness.