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6 Ways to Support Your Employees' Mental Health


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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can I ethically hire when the company is a mess, employers that want a reference from your current boss, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, can I ethically hire when the company is a mess, employers that want a reference from your current boss, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. Can I ethically hire when the company is a mess? I love(d) my job! Great executive leader, great team, great work.

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How to Calculate Your Employee Turnover Rate | ClearCompany

ClearCompany HRM

If you're like most business owners, you might have a general idea of how much employee turnover your business experiences. But you might not have a solid number in mind, which is unfortunate because replacing an employee can cost as much as two times their salary , and it can hit businesses hard if they aren't prepared. Employee turnover is so frequently talked about yet rarely addressed for the sole reason that most businesses find it too hard to quantify.

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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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Prevent Toxic Work Culture and Protect Your Peoples’ Physical and Mental Health

The U.S. Surgeon General's warning about the role of the workplace on mental and physical health states that employers have an opportunity to turn workplaces into “engines of mental health and wellbeing”. Discover what it takes to foster workplace wellbeing and how to prevent a “toxic work culture”.

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What Is Your Onboarding Data Telling You?


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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Leveraging expense management trends for simplified expense reporting


Are you still entering receipts by hand and chasing managers for approvals? Suppose you are managing the expense reporting process manually. In that case, you are wasting time, missing out-of-policy claims, and not to mention the potential of fraud in the expense reporting process. Millennials don’t have the patience to enter the data and upload each receipt manually.

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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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6 Ways Employee Recognition can be Established in a Fair Climate


Sponsored by: Cristaux International Kids are known for complaining when things aren’t fair. Although professional adults may not be as obvious as children, they do the same thing. Perhaps people […]. The post 6 Ways Employee Recognition can be Established in a Fair Climate appeared first on TalentCulture.

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Join the #SHRM22 Unofficial New Orleans VIP Party List


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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The 26th Annual HR Systems Survey

The 26th Annual HR Systems Survey, conducted by Sapient Insights Group, is now open for participation through July 1, 2023. Your voice is the future of HR technology! This survey is valuable for anyone supporting their organization's HR systems and practices, interested in sharing their vendor experiences, and giving back to the HR community. All responses are confidential and only used in aggregate results.

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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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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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Employee Benefits and Perks Your Company Should Offer


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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Ace Your I-9 Compliance: How HR Can Navigate the End of I-9 Virtual Review

Speaker: David Secunda, Co-Founder and CEO of WorkBright

Did your company inspect I-9 documents virtually? Hot off the press from ICE, you have until August 30th, 2023 to document a physical inspection of those documents! If you’re not sure what exactly this means for your organization or are struggling to physically review I-9 documents with remote employees, join WorkBright for a 60 minute deep-dive and Q&A on the end of I-9 virtual review.

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13 Ways To Support Employees Mental and Social Wellness


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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my wife says my relationship with my coworker is inappropriate

Ask a Manager

This post, my wife says my relationship with my coworker is inappropriate , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’ve been working fully remote for a large company since 2020, and work IM’s have become the new normal. I took a new position in April 2021 and a previous female coworker began directly reporting to me.

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Career Changes at 50: Everything You Need to Know


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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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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Employer Guide: End of I-9 Virtual Review

Attention employers! If you virtually inspected I-9 work authorization documents during the COVID pandemic, you are required to physically inspect those documents before August 30th, 2023! WorkBright has consolidated all the information you need to properly manage this unprecedented scenario in an end of I-9 Virtual Review guide. They've got you covered on: Understanding whether this applies to your organization Deadlines for virtual review and physical inspections Overview of the reconciliation

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


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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Insurance for Website Designers: What You Need to Know


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


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


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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The Ultimate Guide to Optimizing HR Operations: How to Select Your New HR Software

Speaker: Patrick Sayers, President of Newcastle Research

Are you tired of struggling with outdated HR software? Are you interested in unlocking your organization’s productivity potential? It’s no secret that with tech-dependent remote work on the rise, it's more important than ever to successfully implement an HR platform that can provide actionable insights to help you hit all your key workforce KPIs. But with so much variation, how can you find the most optimal HR software platform for your team?

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


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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Insights into the Future of Leadership Development


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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Is Telehealth Here to Stay?


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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A Detailed Comparison Between Performance Review and Appraisal

Keka HR Blog

We often find employees and sometimes even the management being confused between performance reviews and performance appraisals. In many cases, these terms are used interchangeably which is not helpful at all. However, we need to understand that there are very specific differences between the two. . The confusion is quite understandable as they both are tools to measure the performance of an employee and come under the common umbrella of the Performance management system. .

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Report: Insights on Global Fertility at Work

Fertility is not only a global healthcare concern, but also an important workplace issue. To better understand how fertility impacts the workplace, Carrot Fertility surveyed 5,000 people across the U.S., UK, Canada, India, and Mexico. Carrot asked questions to get a sense of how people around the world feel about fertility topics at work and how they want to be supported in their fertility and family-forming journeys.