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Enter The Skills Matrix


There is an ongoing debate about the relative importance of Soft Skills and Hard Skills that implies one is more important than the other. Play Video. Step back 20 years and everything was about Hard Skills – the knowledge, qualifications, and technical skills you must have to do the job.

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How To Be a Leader in The Workplace & Leadership Skills You Need to Have

Professional Alternatives

Whether you are a leader by climbing the corporate ladder or have leadership and a team of people thrust upon you by a boss, there are plenty of options to be a leader in the workplace. If you want to grow as a leadership figure in your work, there are several leadership skills you need to have. .


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5 Challenges Human Resources Is Facing in 2022 — and How to Overcome Them


The human resources sector is going through severe disruption. The persistent pandemic, skyrocketing inflation, and the Great Resignation are just some of the issues HR professionals have juggled in recent years. Unfortunately, these disruptions are set to continue throughout 2022.

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Empowered Chats: Core vs. Context


Over the past couple of years, disruption has been no stranger to businesses as COVID-19 impacted staffing, cybersecurity, supply chain, and much more. During turbulent times, it’s natural for a business to stop and re-examine its structure and processes. Where can we become more efficient?

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HR Playbook: How Paycor Helps You Manage Compliance Risk

There are few certainties in life. Death. Taxes. Changing compliance laws. Keeping up is a full-time job many companies can’t staff. That’s why finding the right HR provider is critical. Learn how Paycor helps you stay ahead. Download the guide today!

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Why HR has to make staff uncomfortable before they can grow

TLNT: The Business of HR

Learning, growing, and developing can be incredibly fulfilling. One recent study revealed employees that are always learning new things are literally ten times more likely to give their best effort at work.

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19 New Companies That You Don't Want to Miss on The Muse

The Muse

We’re excited to share this fresh list of employers that just may be the perfect fit for you. Finding a Job

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How companies can proactively improve their people’s mental health


According to Mental Health America (MHA) , 19.86 percent of adults in the United States–around 50 million people–experienced a mental illness prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Over half of them aren’t being treated.

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“Post-Pandemic Stress Disorder” and Coping with a New Normal

First Stop Health

The term “return to normal” is cause for mixed emotion. Some are excited and have been anxiously waiting to attend events, travel, see family and more. But others are experiencing elevated levels of stress and fear about the changing policies and post-COVID social expectations.

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Best Practices to Hire and Recruit Veterans

HR Lineup

The military community is worth considering when looking for new hires since it is dominated by veterans who have the right skills, discipline, and qualifications needed by most organizations. These individuals can perform various roles in a company better than non-military personnel.

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Reworked CONNECT - Empowering the Modern Workforce | May 10-12, 2023, Austin, TX

Speaker: Kristine Dery, Professor of Work, Technology and Innovation, and Academic Research Affiliate at MIT-CISR; Dion Hinchliffe, Chief Technology Officer at Constellation Research

Reworked CONNECT is a must-attend conference for HR professionals looking to stay ahead of the curve in the ever-evolving world of work. See the latest trends, technologies, and strategies powering today's most successful workplaces. Secure your conference pass today!

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a parent called me to ask about their adult kid’s work travel

Ask a Manager

This post, a parent called me to ask about their adult kid’s work travel , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I just had a very strange phone call. An employee’s father emailed me, asking me to call him.

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Advancing the Future of Work in Financial Services


The COVID-19 pandemic injected uncertainty into the future of work. Now, as restrictions begin to lift two years later, there is still no cohesive vision of how the world is going to look from industry to industry.

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my male coworkers are insisting on taking “period leave”

Ask a Manager

This post, my male coworkers are insisting on taking “period leave” , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’m a manager in an overseas office of an American company. About two-thirds of our employees were hired locally, with the remainder (mostly managers) having relocated from the United States. Under local law, women are allowed one day off per month to care for menstrual symptoms.

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Guidance Released on Updated COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Standard (ETS)


As previously reported , on April 21, 2022, the Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board (OSHSB) approved a third readoption of the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) Emergency Temporary Standards (ETS) to replace the current version, which was set to expire on May 6, 2022.

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

Speaker: Patrick Sayers - President, Newcastle Research

Join Patrick Sayers, president of Newcastle Research, to learn the biggest mistakes to avoid when switching your HR software and gain insights into the most important things companies consider on the path to a successful HR technology strategy.

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15 questions you need to ask to assess employee wellbeing and happiness

HR Zone

Employees 15 essential employee wellbeing questions

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The Drawbacks to Hiring for Culture Fit


Whether or not hiring for culture fit is effective or not is hotly debated in the field of HR. On one hand, finding employees who align with your company is every recruiter’s dream. On the other hand, there’s a persistent worry that culture fit is simply a way to disguise personal preference.

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is my melodramatic, credit-hogging boss a deal-breaker?

Ask a Manager

This post, is my melodramatic, credit-hogging boss a deal-breaker? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: How do I handle a melodramatic boss? I’m aware I have a low tolerance for melodrama, but I’m starting to think this is a bad fit.

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The Four Turnings: Why HR’s time to lead is written in the cycles of change

HR Zone

Change HR and the Four Turnings

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Creating Benefits Flexibility Your Employees Will Value

Speaker: Alex Anderson - Total Rewards Strategist at Lockton Companies | Leo Tokar - President, People Solutions and Partner at Lockton Companies

Join two total rewards experts, Alex Anderson and Leo Tokar, for an in depth discussion on how your organization can implement transparent and flexible benefits and compensation plans.

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Why It's Time to Onboard Your Entire Team

45 Things

As workers return to the workplace in dribs and drabs, some feel a bit disoriented. Gone are the days of working at the kitchen table or taking the dog for a walk in between Zoom calls. Gone are the days of wearing slippers all day or doing the laundry while working.

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How do we emerge successfully from the Great Resignation? We Build Resilient Teams.


The Great Resignation isn’t slowing down. In fact, evidence suggests that every departure spurs remaining employees to increasingly consider a change. How do we respond to this trend? How do we build teams that absorb stress, recover critical functionality, and thrive in new circumstances?

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Voice of the Employee: All You Need to Know

Analytics in HR

A Voice of the Employee program gives employees opportunities to share their opinions with their organization. The company can then act on the (employee) feedback, creating a better workplace for their employees with business goals in mind. How can you benefit from a VoE program at your organization?

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5 Components of Successful Delegation

KCC Business Psychology

5 Successful Components of Delegation. Delegation is one of the most critical skills you can learn as a leader. Not only does it effectively train your team and give them ownership of the work you’re doing together, but it’s like adding extra hours to your day.

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Onboarding Retrospective - A Different Path to Better Onboarding Experiences

Speaker: Carrie Missele - Practice Lead, Learning and Development at Inspirant Group

In this webinar, Carrie Missele will walk you through the process of developing an effective onboarding program that leads to a happy a happy new hire!

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5 SOP examples for your business

Business Management Daily

While every employee brings their own special talents and perspectives to their job roles, things can get disorganized when everyone is taking a different approach to completing your company’s core business processes.

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Day one absence management – is it right for your business?


What is day one absence management and what is the business philosophy that underpins it? HR consultant Gemma Dale explores the concept of day one absence management and how small businesses can adopt it effectively. Absence Employee engagement

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Ugh! Being an inclusive employer is a lot of work!

The Tim Sackett Project

It seems like being an ‘inclusive’ employer would be super easy! You just accept everyone! Can’t we all just get along!? The reality is, that being an inclusive employer is hard because being inclusive isn’t about accepting everyone. What!?

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5 tips to build better leaders in your organization

Zoho People

The importance of developing leadership skills among your employees, especially among senior and mid-level employees, cannot be overstated.

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What You Really Need to Know to Build an Effective Global Hiring Strategy

Speaker: Carrie Corbin, Co-Founder and Managing Partner at Hope Leigh Marketing Group

Join Carrie Corbin, Global Workplace Executive, Strategist, and Consultant, for this discussion on some of the most common questions around building a global hiring and attraction strategy.