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HR Trends: The Key Reads of August 2022

Intoo USA

Welcome to our summary of August best reads on HR trends! This month, quiet quitting and employee monitoring were hot topics in the HR industry. . HR Trends for August 2022. Quiet quitting: a misnomer for how some workers are reacting to burnout. What it is: The concept of an employee setting boundaries by not going above and beyond—or working extra hours —for their job.

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California SB 1162 One Signature Away From Becoming Law


Earlier this week California SB 1162 passed the state Senate and Assembly floor, clearing all California state legislative hurdles. The bill now advances to Governor Gavin Newsom who has until September 30, to sign it into law. Following the success in the final rounds of California’s state legislature, Senator Monique Limón, who first introduced SB 1162 earlier this year, tweeted , “So proud of our efforts to put forth legislation that will help bring about a more equitable workforce — on


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What Is Workplace Flexibility? Definitions & Examples from Top Workplaces

Great Place to Work

Workplace flexibility is about providing the conditions for employees to thrive. And it’s only successful in great high-trust company cultures. Unlimited time off. Flex hours. The ability to work whenever and wherever. Not too long ago, these were unheard of in the working world. Typical employment meant being visible, at your desk or station, for eight hours a day, five days a week.

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How Can Oil and Gas Companies Adapt to Disruption?

Professional Alternatives

How Can Oil and Gas Companies Adapt to Disruption? Whenever there is an intentional change to the normal way of doing things, we call it disruption, and that happens in nearly every aspect of life. From a change in your normal routine to a change in a company’s policies, disruption is something that is going to happen and can often lead to some interesting results.

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Investing in HR Software: How to Get Internal Buy-in

Buying HR software is a major decision. That’s why finding the right provider based on your needs and ensuring key decision makers are on board is vital. Download Paycor’s guide for tips to address common concerns across your buying committee.

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updates: exercising during work breaks, being under-qualified, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, updates: exercising during work breaks, being under-qualified, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. Here are three updates from past letter-writers. 1. How do you learn what types of jobs exist? It’s been a little over four months since I sent in my question, I’m still at the retail job, and I have so much good news I barely know where to start.

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Employee Onboarding vs Orientation: What's the Difference?

ClearCompany HRM

Onboarding and orientation are crucial parts of the employee experience that you may have heard used interchangeably. While they are related, the terms refer to two different processes that aren’t one-size-fits-all — they’re tailored to each role, and in most cases, new hires should go through both. Are onboarding and orientation two clearly defined processes at your organization?

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Organizations Need the Presence of their Leaders


Many of us have worked solely from home during the pandemic. Organizational leaders are working hard to get people back to the office and plant floors, while some organizations are trialing a hybrid approach.

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6 Features of Online Assessment Platform for Hiring


The ability to screen candidates accurately is one of the most crucial aspects of recruitment. Unfortunately, many companies today still get it wrong by sticking with traditional and flawed screening methods. However, this does not have to be the case. Online assessment tools make it easy to understand any candidate’s competency and skill level, allowing you to quickly determine if they will be a perfect match for your company.

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Leadership Survey Results: 13 Statistics From Leaders Worldwide

Niagara Institute

In 2022, Niagara Institute published the Leadership Styles Quiz to uncover how those in management roles approach leadership. The quiz was completed by 1,164 professionals in 48 countries, including Canada (30.1%), the United States (21.5%), and the United Kingdom (18.5%). The results revealed 13 eye-opening leadership statistics on how leaders see themselves, their strengths, and how they lead their teams.

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Secrets to the Switch: Choosing the Best HR Software in 2023

Speaker: Patrick Sayers - President, Newcastle Research

Does your organization need more productivity (and less pain) from your HR software? With the increase of technology-dependent remote work and highly sophisticated cyber threats on the rise, it's critical to successfully implement an HR platform that can help your organization see actionable information in real-time to hit all your key workforce KPIs.

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Is overtime taxed more? Here’s what you need to know


Tracking overtime for hourly workers can be one of the biggest headaches for small business owners managing payroll on their own. If you’re one of those business owners, you might be wondering: Is overtime taxed more? It’s easy for the overtime hour count to get out of hand as you manage a busy team, especially without time tracking tools with overtime alerts to warn you before it’s time to do payroll.

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Abortion Care Becomes Inflection Point for Employee Trust

Great Place to Work

Great Place to Work Certified™ companies share how they are approaching the divisive issue with employees. When the U.S. Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade in June, many employers responded. As some states effectively outlawed abortion procedures, several companies affirmed in bold statements their support for a woman’s right to choose, promising travel stipends and support for employees who must travel long distances to receive reproductive care.

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Sonic Boom and Premise Leaders Meet on the Future of Wellness

Sonic Boom

Sonic Boom and Premise Leaders Meet on the Future of Wellness. Sonic Boom’s “BLT” (Boomer Leadership Team) met with Premise Health leaders in Brentwood, TN, at Premise HQ for the inaugural onsite summit between both teams. The excitement around future planning was palpable, as each organization leader brought industry knowledge, innovative ideas, and well-informed feedback into one room.

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What an ideal employee relocation package should include

Best Of HR

What is one thing an ideal employee relocation package should include? If we’ve learned anything the past few years it’s that employees can and will work from anywhere in the world. But there’s still a demand for on-site employees, so what can you offer to help navigate the current housing market? These six recruiting experts have some ideas on what your employee relocation package should include: Do the Packing for Them.

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2023 HR Technology Trends: What's New and What's Next

Speaker: Ben Eubanks - Chief Research Officer, Lighthouse Research & Advisory

The world of HR has changed so much in recent years, and so have the technologies and tools that support HR and talent leaders. But frankly, keeping up with the ever-changing HR tech landscape can feel like another full-time job. That's why we're sharing with you this webinar session with Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer for Lighthouse Research & Advisory.

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How Mobile Wallet Works, and Ways to Use Digital Payments for Payroll

Patriot Software

As an employer, you are likely familiar with the standard methods of paying employees, such as cash, checks, direct deposit, and pay cards. However, as technology advances, so do the methods of paying employees. Mobile wallets and pay are slowly becoming the future of payroll. In fact, mobile payments are expected to increase to $503 […] READ MORE.

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Cengage & Perceptyx: A Partnership of Learning through Listening


Since its founding in 2007, Boston-based Cengage — one of the world’s leading edtech companies — has understood the critical role culture and engagement play in delivering on its mission to meet the needs of its 4,500 employees and millions of learners around the globe. To create a strong culture, Cengage knew it needed to learn more about its employees — and learning meant listening.

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How to Hire Employees Who Are the Best of the Best

Patriot Software

Do you know how to hire employees? What all goes into the hiring process? For starters … a lot. Too much for one regular article to cover, which is why I’ve written this mega article. After over 30 years of trial and error, I know how to avoid hiring losers. So, I’ve wrapped up my […] READ MORE.

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Four wage-and-hour mistakes cost a company well over $100K. Here’s how you can avoid them.

The Employer Handbook

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Labor announced that an investigation into a Japanese restaurant had uncovered violations of federal wage and hour laws, resulting in 75 servers, sushi, and hibachi chefs not receiving all of their legally earned wages. The final bill was $171,834. That’s a lot of toro and high-end sake. The investigators concluded that the restaurant made four mistakes.

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The HR Leader’s Guide to Recruiting & Hiring

62% of Paycor survey respondents say we’re in a permanent talent shortage. By 2030, we’ll see more jobs than workers (BCG).

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5 Tips for Managing Vacation Requests Fairly and Effectively

Patriot Software

As an employer, you face the challenge of juggling employees’ vacation requests. It can be difficult to find the perfect balance of being flexible while ensuring your business has enough coverage. To keep things fair and square, learn the ins and outs of managing vacation requests. Managing vacation requests Otherwise, unfair procedures could spell doom […] READ MORE.

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Roundtable Review: Executive Coaching & Wellbeing


Today, organizations across the country are leveraging executive coaching not only to elevate the skills and self-awareness of their employees, but to help shape their overall business strategy. Over the past two years and during the height of COVID, HR became the “first responders” for their respective organizations. They were faced with new challenges, a whole new set of dynamics never seen before, and very little guidance on how to manage all these potentially precarious scenarios.

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How to Do a Background Check: 6 Steps for Due Diligence When Hiring Employees

Patriot Software

According to one source, 96% of employers conduct at least one type of background screening. If you’re like many business owners, you likely want to do your due diligence before making any hiring decisions. Otherwise, you could be left with some rotten apples and wasted time. If you haven’t already, jump on the background check […] READ MORE.

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Benchmarking and how to talk comp with your people


Compensation has long been a taboo subject in the workplace. Until relatively recently, people viewed compensation as something very personal–a topic you didn’t talk about with other people, least of all your co-workers. But in recent years, as workplace norms have evolved, so have our views on pay transparency. From an employee perspective, you can understand why there’s so much intrigue around compensation.

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Upskilling HR: Future-Proof Your HR Career

Speaker: Jeanne Achille - CEO, The Devon Group

Is your HR department running around barefoot like the shoemaker's children? If so, you're on a collision course with the ever-changing realities of the workplace, which necessitate strong HR tech skills. In this webinar, we'll look at why HR should invest in learning to ensure organizational resiliency and employee retention. Consider it self-care as we discuss how to future-proof your own career through the opportunities provided by upskilling.

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8 Steps to Follow When Becoming an Employer

Patriot Software

Hiring your first employee is a huge milestone for you and your business.[/inlinetweet] However, becoming an employer comes with many additional responsibilities. If you’re ready to become an employer, you must know which steps to follow. 8 Steps for becoming an employer Use these eight steps to learn how to become an employer. 1. Find […] READ MORE.

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Key HR Challenges in VC-Backed Companies

Analytics in HR

Welcome to another exciting episode of All About HR! This is the series for HR Professionals and business leaders who want to future-proof their organization and learn about the latest trends & insights from industry experts, CHROs, and thought leaders. Is it possible to build a people-first company if you’re using the VC model? In this episode of All About HR season 2, we talk with Noah Warder — Head of People @ Guusto — about making VC-backed companies people-first, sustainable, and

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The essential glossary of group benefits terminology


Every industry has its distinctive jargon and terminology, but few are as unique and language-intensive as group benefits and health insurance. Understanding all the terms and acronyms within the benefits space can feel like learning a new language, so we’ve put together a quick reference chart for you containing all the essential glossary of group benefits terminology and acronyms, in alphabetical order.

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What's New @ Namely: September 2022 Edition


With unique structures, policies, and offerings, no two organizations are the same. Off-the-shelf technology solutions may not be able to support your company and people processes.

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Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.