Thu.Dec 15, 2022

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Are Layoff Lists Helpful to Employees?

Intoo USA

With the many layoffs taking place, particularly in the tech space , companies are using a variety of strategies to help their impacted employees. In the case of DoorDash layoffs, Tony Xu, CEO, announced that the company would create an opt-in directory for employers to source the talent, and also provide recruiting assistance. In the past few years, layoff lists have become a trend, especially in the tech industry.

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Top 5 employee tracking software solutions compared


If there’s one thing that’s guaranteed to create a storm in the workplace, it’s vacation schedules. From everyone wanting the same two weeks off in August to families needing specific days off during school vacation periods, these issues can cause tensions and lead to problems if scheduling isn’t done fairly and well. Here are some actionable tips you can use to optimize your vacation scheduling, along with five top vacation tracking software to automate this process and help you get organized l


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How ‘trailblazer’ banks are defining the future of financial services


New global research from The Josh Bersin Company reveals how industry-leading “trailblazer” banks are melding the future of financial services and the future of work. . When it comes to digital transformation, these “trailblazer” banks understand that equipping talent with digital skills is equally, if not more important than upgrading tech stacks. .

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Why is the Employee Onboarding Process Important?

ClearCompany HRM

Think back to the first few weeks at your job. What made you want to stay there? What were you surprised to learn? Did you feel prepared to perform your job duties after a few weeks or months? Your answers say a lot about the employee onboarding process your company has in place. Whether you’re disengaged and looking for a new role or a motivated employee who plans to stay for years, your onboarding process likely had a bigger impact than you realize.

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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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Give your team easy access to paychecks


Earned wage access pays your employees ahead of payday. Inflation is driving up costs everywhere. More consumers in all income brackets, including those who make more than $250,000 annually, live paycheck to paycheck. PYMNTS’ research found that 61% of U.S. consumers lived paycheck to paycheck in April 2022, up 9% from 52% in April 2021. For decades, most employees have been paid the same way: They work, and then two weeks or a month later, they receive payment.

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What We Learned About the Employee Experience in 2022


Date: Wednesday, December 14, 2022. Time: 1:00pm Eastern / 10:00 am Pacific. Presenters: Charles Rogel, VP of Consulting; Matthew Wride, President. Another year in the books. With thousands of surveys administered and hundreds of firms surveyed, we’ve learned a thing or two about what makes or breaks the employee experience. Join us as we discover the emerging trends in employee engagement for 2022, and determine what those patterns mean for organizations moving into 2023.

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WorkTango Employee Spotlight: Tory L., Strategic Account Executive


Here at WorkTango, we are proud to provide a holistic employee experience solution to our customers. However, we couldn’t do what we do without our incredible employees who are the engine behind our mission to improve (work) lives. For our next feature in our Employee Spotlight blog series, we would like to take the opportunity to showcase one of our amazing Strategic Account Executives here at WorkTango: Tory L.

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IRS Confirms End of ACA Good-Faith Transition Relief and More

ACA Times

On December 12, the IRS issued final regulations confirming the end of good-faith transition relief. The good news is that the regulations also include a permanent, automatic 30-day extension for…. The post IRS Confirms End of ACA Good-Faith Transition Relief and More first appeared on The ACA Times.

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Holiday Employee Engagement Ideas


As the hustle and bustle of the holiday season continues, and employees are trying to stay motivated with dreams of holidays and days off dancing in their heads, Human Resources professionals and management need to take some time to spread some holiday cheer. Connecting with each other, especially during the holiday season, is important to build trust and camaraderie among employees within an organization to elevate employee engagement.

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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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Discover the best books for HR professionals in 2023


The best HR books can be invaluable resources in this ever-changing and fast-moving industry. They can help the modern HR professional discover new actionable insights, deepen their specialist knowledge, and develop their skill sets. From books on specialist HR topics to titles discussing the broader issues facing HR people today, here are some new and classic books for HR professionals to add to their company library in 2023.

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How to Improve Manager Effectiveness and Help Employees Thrive


We all know that many managers and employees are struggling at work. Countless studies have made that clear. The more pressing questions are why and what can organizations do to better support managers so they can be effective leaders? The evidence shows that strengthening managers has an immensely positive impact on an organization: Improving the […].

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5 Ways To Improve Your Brand Image And Boost Your Employee Retention Strategy


Do you ever feel like you’re constantly hiring and training new employees? You’re not alone. It’s estimated that the average cost of replacing a worker is six to nine months’ salary. And when you factor in the time it takes to find a qualified replacement, that number goes up even more. So what can you do to reduce employee turnover and save money?

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office holiday gift-giving stories: worst gifts and weirdest gifts

Ask a Manager

This post, office holiday gift-giving stories: worst gifts and weirdest gifts , was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. In the spirit of the season, let’s hear about workplace gift debacles. Did a game of Secret Santa end in tears? Did a coworker throw a tantrum when she didn’t win a raffle? Did your boss try to give you Hanukkah balls ?

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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 Recession-proof Jobs and Careers

HR Digest

The economy’s in the dumps , and it’s not looking like it’s going to get any better soon. So you’re probably wondering: how can I make sure I’ll have a job when this is all over? Well, we’ve got good news for you. There are some recession-proof jobs—meaning they’ll always be in demand regardless of what happens with the economy. .

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Are You Going “Goblin Mode” in Your Career? Here’s How to Get Out

The Muse

The term “goblin mode” was named the Oxford Word of the Year in December 2022. If going goblin mode is holding you back at work, here’s how to get out of it.

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5 Companies that Make Flexible Work Work for Them

Semos Cloud

Category. All, Best Practices, Company. 5 Companies that Make Flexible Work Work for Them. Flexible and remote work has become one of the most popular and attractive benefits employees all over the World ask for. This blog post provides insight into companies that made flexible work a staple of their EVP. Read on to learn how they did it. December 15, 2022.

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15 Effective Ways To Get Employees To Open Up During One-On-Ones

Forbes Coaches Council

While employees don’t always feel comfortable opening up to their managers about problems during one-on-one meetings, when workplace issues go unidentified, situations can deteriorate to the point where damage is done to both the team’s morale and the company’s bottom line.

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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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Why Businesses Must Acquire PSA Tools


Traditional bricks-and-mortar enterprise structures have morphed into remote and hybrid workplaces, thanks to COVID-19 and rapid technological advancement. However, this speedy transition has also created new challenges for all types of businesses across the globe. There has been a surge in job-hopping because employees want benefits far exceeding higher salaries and other traditional perks, which has resulted in the Great Resignation.

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15 Tips To Achieve The Best Outcome In Any Workplace Negotiation

Forbes Coaches Council

Negotiations must be handled tactfully and professionally, lest one party risk alienating or offending the other and walking away with less than they had anticipated—or nothing at all.

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PEO vs EOR: Which Solution Meets Your Needs?

Global Expansion

Building a global workforce requires your global HR team to be experts in complex international tax and labor laws, along with handling global HR tasks - such as global payroll and global benefits. This can become a large financial investment that demands countless hours of ongoing administration. Thankfully, there are ways to take some of the burden off your shoulders.

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Employee Engagement Action Plan: A Complete Guide


Employee engagement is a critical factor in the success of any organization. A well-engaged workforce is more productive, more committed to the company’s goals, and more likely to deliver a positive customer experience. However, maintaining high levels of engagement can be challenging, especially in today’s fast-paced and constantly changing business environment.

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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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States That Require Sexual Harassment Training


There are currently 6 states plus Chicago and New York City that have sexual harassment prevention training requirements for most, if not all, Private Employers. While training requirements place the biggest burden on employers, some states and jurisdictions have various notice and recordkeeping requirements as well. Some also have training requirements for specific employer types (such as restaurants and bars) that are not addressed in this article.

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“Digital talent” roundtable reflections

LACE Partners

We recently hosted a roundtable for Mervyn Dinnen’s latest book “Digital Talent” As part of our One Big Thing research we found that digital talent was one of the main concerns for CPO’s, either attracting and/or retaining said talent. Chris is joined by Mervyn Dinnen, Chris Horton and Tim Ringo as they reflect on some of the key discussion points that were raised.

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Los Angeles City’s New Fair Work Week Ordinance


On November 29, 2022, the Los Angeles City Council approved a Fair Work Week Ordinance, which goes into effect on April 1, 2023. Retail businesses in the city of Los Angeles with at least 300 employees should closely review this new ordinance, which seeks to address employees’ scheduling issues by requiring covered employers to provide work schedules to employees at least 14 days in advance and at least 10 hours rest between shifts, among other requirements.

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New AZ State Income Tax Form Requires Employer Action

Patriot Software

Arizona employers, you may know that Senate Bill 1828 substantially reduced the state’s income taxes starting with the 2022 tax year. But did you also know that it requires employer action for the 2023 tax year? You must now give all employees—not just new hires—a new AZ state income tax form. Read on to learn […] READ MORE.

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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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updates: my coworker told me he’s hiding a terminal illness, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, updates: my coworker told me he’s hiding a terminal illness, and more , was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. Here are four updates from past letter-writers. There will be more posts than usual this week, so keep checking back throughout the day. 1.

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What Is Filing Status, and How Does It Affect Payroll?

Patriot Software

Withholding federal income tax from employee wages is a necessary (but tricky) part of running payroll. There is no standard amount you withhold from employee wages for federal income taxes. Instead, tax amounts are determined by factors like pay, Form W-4 withholding information, and filing status. But, what is filing status? You need to have […] READ MORE.

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update: my lovely but bumbling boss is driving me crazy

Ask a Manager

This post, update: my lovely but bumbling boss is driving me crazy , was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. It’s “where are you now?” month at Ask a Manager, and all December I’m running updates from people who had their letters here answered in the past. There will be more posts than usual this week, so keep checking back throughout the day.

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