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3 critical HR challenges that AI hasn’t solved yet


The events of the last several years have combined to elevate the attention and pressure on HR organizations everywhere. Just looking back on the disruptive HR challenges, from the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and the widespread social justice issues that were at the forefront later that year to the Great Resignation of 2021, tech layoffs of 2022 and a potential recession that has had CEOs on edge for two years … HR organizations across industries and company sizes have been constantly barrage

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Register Now for HR Boot Camp on May 2-3


Do you know what the “ABC Test” is? Are you aware of what criminal history information is prohibited for job applicants? What about 2024 changes to pre-employment drug testing — do you know what drugs you can test for? When does the state mandatory paid sick leave preempt local ordinances? If you’re new to HR — or just want to update your HR skills and knowledge — these are just a few of the questions CalChamber’s employment law experts will answer in our upcoming virtual HR Boot Camp seminar, h


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Supervising kids isn’t all that different to managing adults, explains one people pro

HR Brew

We chat 1:1 with HR pros about their career journeys. Want to be featured in an upcoming edition? Click here to share your story with us. Is working as a camp counselor anything like working as an HR manager? Ask Joe Cottew, people operations manager at coffee importer Cafe Imports, and he’ll say the two jobs are actually pretty similar. Long before Cottew ventured into HR, the then 16-year-old got his start as an assistant camp counselor at the YMCA’s Camp Ihduhapi in Loretto, Minnesota.

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Enhancing Employee Engagement: Five Levels of Organizational Readiness


Employee engagement is a critical aspect of any successful organization. It goes beyond mere job satisfaction; it’s about employees feeling a sense of purpose and commitment to their roles and the organization as a whole. To effectively drive employee engagement, organizations need to be ready at different levels. This article introduces the DecisionWise five-level maturity model that outlines the stages of organizational readiness for driving employee engagement.

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Unlocking Employee Potential with the Power of Continuous Feedback

Speaker: Erin Daruszka and Nakisha Dixon

Recent studies show that only 21% of employees feel their performance and growth are within their control. What if the answer to employee development and high performance lies elsewhere? Enter continuous feedback. Imagine a work environment where feedback isn't a dreaded annual event, but a constant source of growth. Join us to discover how ongoing, actionable feedback empowers your team to take ownership of their performance, boosting engagement and development.

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Legislative lowdown: Department of Labor will extend overtime pay to 4 million salaried workers

HR Brew

Some 4 million additional salaried workers will be eligible to receive overtime pay under a final rule the Department of Labor announced on April 23. The rule raises the annual salary threshold for white-collar (i.e. executive, administrative, and professional) employees to qualify for overtime from $35,568 to $58,656. It will be fully implemented by Jan. 1, 2025.

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The Healthcare Worker Shortage: How Relocation Incentives Can Impact Recruitment Efforts | UrbanBound

UrbanBound HR

One proven solution is to cast a wider geographic net and hire out-of-market talent in your quest for quality candidates. But in order for that to work, employers must also provide attractive relocation incentives.

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How building belonging into company culture can save $52 million a year


Employee loneliness is a growing epidemic costing organizations billions annually in extensive absenteeism and elevated turnover, a recent Cigna report shows. The cure? Building a culture of belonging, Adam “Smiley” Poswolsky , a workplace belonging expert and best-selling author, told a crowd Wednesday during his opening keynote at the Elevate People, Ignite Change (EPIC) conference. - Advertisement - Whereas diversity is having a seat at the table and inclusion is having a voice, b

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Guide to MEC plans


Some employers must provide a health insurance plan with minimum essential coverage (MEC) to avoid penalties under the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and ensure employees have access to essential healthcare services. In some cases, these employers may consider a type of group plan called a MEC plan. However, simply providing a no-frills MEC plan instead of a more comprehensive health benefit may not be enough to meet the needs of your employees.

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How HR leaders can navigate politics, work in a divisive election year


As the 2024 presidential election draws closer, a new survey indicates that leaders and HR professionals must walk a thin line regarding politics and work by establishing safe, appropriate forums for discourse amid heightened political tensions. - Advertisement - Despite the divisive political climate, the survey of 1,000 full-time American workers by HRIS provider Sociopolitics in the U.S.

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Modernizing Hiring: The Rise of Contingent Recruitment in 2024

The job market is changing fast, and to stay ahead, your hiring strategy needs to be flexible. With recent economic shifts, more companies are turning to contingent workers for their adaptability and cost savings. In fact, 32% of businesses are already prioritizing contingent over traditional full-time positions. Curious to learn more? In our new guide, you'll discover: The major benefits of incorporating contingent workers into your team.

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How to Improve Workplace Culture: 10 Tips for Small Businesses


Quick look: A strong corporate culture is tied to improved market performance, reduced turnover, enhanced innovation, and more. In this blog, we explore 10 proven strategies to help small businesses improve their culture and how a professional employer organization (PEO) can assist time-strapped business leaders in creating a better culture by providing best-in-class HR support and industry-leading employee benefits.

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How Skills-Based Hiring Could Elevate Career Opportunities


Skills-based hiring is a paradigm shift. It's a strategy that not only benefits employers by ensuring they acquire the right talent for the job, but also empowers candidates to showcase their capabilities beyond what their resume may suggest.

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Cultivating Success: Building a Positive Workplace Culture

HR Counselor's Corner

By Christina Santillo, SHRM-CP, Senior Human Resources Consultant In the dynamic landscape of the modern workplace, a positive company culture is no longer a mere buzzword. A positive workplace culture not only contributes to the well-being and satisfaction of employees, but it serves as a cornerstone for organizational success. When employees are subjected to toxicity, lack of support, or disrespect in the workplace, it impacts morale, leading to decreased productivity, higher turnover rates, a

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Written warning template for employee discipline

Business Management Daily

Managers should strive to address performance issues early through coaching and verbal warnings. Hopefully, prompt conversations about underperformance or common issues like tardiness will be enough to nip the issue in the bud, but sometimes a more formal approach is needed. That’s where written warnings can help. If you have an employee who keeps violating company policies or has not heeded past warnings to improve their performance, it’s time to issue a written warning.

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The Essential Performance Review Checklist

Performance reviews are a proactive way to engage with your employees, provide clear communication about expectations, and acknowledge them for their hard work. But getting the right framework and creating consistency across your organization can be tricky. We put together this checklist to help you evaluate your current performance review process and equip managers with the right tools to perform individual assessments.

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Which Leadership Style is Best for Building a Strong Company Culture?

Up Your Culture

Leadership is the cornerstone of a thriving company culture. When you have the right leaders in place, they embody the core values and inspire their teams to do the same, and they cultivate an environment where people feel valued and recognized. So, step number one is to make sure you have the right leaders in place. But what does that really mean? Is there a certain style a leader must have in order to build a thriving culture?

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FlashPoint Named to the 2024 Top Leadership Training Companies Watch List


Future-Focused Leadership Development FlashPoint is honored to share that we’ve been chosen by Training Industry for the 2024 Top Leadership Training Companies Watch List. This recognition highlights FlashPoint’s unwavering commitment to fostering leadership skills that cater to the evolving demands of the modern workplace. "We are honored to be listed amongst these prestigious companies who have a shared passion for leadership development," said Krista Skidmore, CEO & Founder of FlashPoint.

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Education Requirements To Pursue an HR Specialist Career

Analytics in HR

If you’re thinking about moving into a human resources specialist role, it’s essential to consider HR specialist education requirements. On average, there are about 78,700 openings for HR specialists each year in the US. Knowing what organizations are looking for and what you need to be successful can help you stand out from the crowd and get the job you want.

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Leveraging Systems Models: A Strategic Advantage For IT Professionals

Forbes Coaches Council

The integration of systems models not only enriches IT experts' problem-solving tool kits but also ensures the delivery of innovative, sustainable solutions.

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Hiring for Culture Fit: Align Your Values, Roles and Candidates

Speaker: Dr. Craig Ellis, Head of I-O Psychology, HighMatch

Is the term “culture” just a buzzword tossed around at your organization, or have you delved into the core values and behaviors that truly define a good fit for your company? In this webinar, Dr. Craig Ellis, an I-O Psychologist, will share a proven framework to identify the essential traits that contribute to a seamless fit within your unique culture, not just in your current successful employees but also in prospective candidates.

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The FTC Just Voted to Ban Noncompetes for Everyone. Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Evil HR Lady

If you’ve relied on noncompete agreements to protect your business and your business secrets, you’re in for a bit of a bumpy ride: The Federal Trade Commission just voted to ban noncompete agreements for all workers. This ban not only looks forward, preventing employers and employees from entering into new agreements, but invalidates current noncompetes for everyone but senior executives (defined as people earning “more than $151,164 annually who are in a ‘policy-mak

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Employee Benefits Planning: A Complete Guide

HR Tech Girl

Learn the ins and outs of employee benefits planning to help you make effective use of your employee benefits offering. The post Employee Benefits Planning: A Complete Guide appeared first on People Managing People.

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Let’s Get Unstructured: Implement Systems For Creative Advantage

Forbes Coaches Council

Here are five primary differences between structures and systems, along with pragmatic steps to implement the systems that will give you the creative advantage.

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Cassandra Worthy: Major Changes ‘Serve Your Evolution to Your Very Best Self’


Cassandra Worthy shares her Change Enthusiasm® framework and unique take on how you can move beyond “managing” change and grow through it instead.

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Trending Payroll Statistics

Staying up-to-date on the latest decisions and payroll statistics ensures businesses can remain compliant and efficient. B2B Reviews research compiled the latest data to help businesses stay on top of payroll in 2024 and prepare for the future.

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Unlocking Better Mental Health First Aid Course


Explore how mental health first aid course can be a game-changer in promoting well-being and support in our communities.

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Protected: Crumble & Whisk Patisserie: Crafting a Recipe for Success with Homebase


This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: Crumble & Whisk Patisserie: Crafting a Recipe for Success with Homebase appeared first on Homebase.

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How To Decide Who Should Handle Reports Of Toxic Management

Forbes Coaches Council

When numerous employees come forward with grievances about the same person, deciding who should be responsible for addressing the problem is complicated.

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Not Measuring Your Culture Yet? Your Board of Directors May Wonder Why (i4cp login required)


Every year, i4cp surveys its community of senior HR executives to identify what they believe leaders should be prepared for in the coming year. For 2024, the four most important topics on the minds of these leaders were: High-performance organizations stepping up HR's involvement in AI strategy; Forward-looking organizations creating future-of-work leadership roles; Culture measures—both quantitative and qualitative—which are now expected; and Macro pressures continuing to drive work

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The Ultimate LMS Buyer’s Guide: Everything You Need to Know When Purchasing an LMS

Whether you’re shopping for your very first learning management system (LMS) or looking to upgrade, the process can be overwhelming. With so many vendor options, each with its own multitude of features and pricing structures, even the most seasoned educators, trainers, and business leaders can feel lost in a sea of choices! Finding the LMS that’s best suited for your organization requires a planned, strategic approach.