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Is protecting workers’ rights realistic given the challenges faced by employers?

Etz

Are workers’ rights out of step with today’s operating environment? For temporary staff, particularly in disciplines where high-level skills are in short supply, there is something of a trade-off. Generally, in return for a high rate of pay, high skills contractors and freelancers get few rights, with no job security, no say or influence, and no office politics.

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

This post, it’s your Friday good news , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s your Friday good news! 1. “Back in March of 2020 I lost my job due to the pandemic and it was rough. It took me over a year to feel comfortable to even apply for positions because of anxiety and fear that my parents would get sick due to them being in a high risk age group.

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Most Important Developments for 6/24

GetFive

The M.I.D. , as we call it, is curated by our editorial team from more than 50 news sources. Like a lot of good ideas, this started as something I wanted for myself. If I can’t read everything, I at least want to stay abreast of the most important developments. This week in HR, employers absorbed the news that Roe V. Wade has been overturned; we saw an example of how to do layoffs right (JPMorgan) and how to do them wrong (Tesla); a bear market tested the values of tech companies, and HR contin

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Absence Management: Why You Should Be Doing It

Zenefits

Punctuality is a critical soft skill. Regardless of where an employee works or the nature of their job, it’s vital that they show up for work as scheduled. Otherwise, the impact can be severe for the employer. The good news is that you can mitigate this risk via absence management. What is absence management? According to Gartner , “Absence management is an employer’s approach — via policies, procedures or programs — to: Reduce employee absenteeism, Avoid workforce disruption,

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Ten Minute Onboarding: A High-Volume Hiring Formula

Speaker: Speakers

Transform hiring with Ten Minute Onboarding, the formula to hire fast, maximize efficiency, and ensure compliance. Learn how top employers: Reduce Candidate Dropoff: Improve retention and reduce hiring costs with engaging onboarding. Increase Operational Efficiency: Save time and labor with streamlined processes. Ensure Compliance: Minimize liability and avoid fines with accurate onboarding.

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6 Great Ideas to Make Fridays Fun When Your Team Works Remotely

Hppy

Do you have a remote team? Your Fridays may not be as enjoyable as they can be. Having Friday rituals and routines brings your team together. From catered lunch to casual Fridays, and after-work activities, there is always something to do. However, things are different when you have a virtual team. . Here are some great ideas to make Fridays fun when your team works remotely. . 1.

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I Think My Boss Wants Me to Quit. What Do I Do?

Evil HR Lady

I have been with my company for 25 years. I LOVED my job until about 18 months ago as the Division I worked for was sold. My job duties started to decrease, and I could no longer fill my day. I told my boss this in my review because I thrive in a fast-paced environment. Time went on, and a few tasks were added but still not enough. I asked if I could go to 32 hours per week as we are still considered full-time with benefits. .

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45 Employee Onboarding Survey Questions To Ask Your New Hires

Vantage Circle

If you are an HR manager in charge of employee onboarding , here is a small piece of advice for you. Don't make the mistake of overlooking the importance of onboarding surveys and their consequent onboarding survey questions. Even if HR managers do end up using onboarding surveys, the effectiveness of those surveys depends on the onboarding survey questions.

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Can Automatic Time-tracking Software Be Tricked?

Replicon

The workplace ecosystem has undergone a dramatic change as technology has steadily spread into offices in the past years. But the pace of change has been blinding of late. One of its outcomes of increased technology usage has been companies’ ability.

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Gathering Employee Feedback with Nurture’s Quick Surveys 

Semos Cloud

Category. All, Best Practices. Gathering Employee Feedback with Nurture’s Quick Surveys . Being able to exchange feedback is a prerequisite for healthy internal communications. Nurture’s Quick Survey feature enables managers and organization leaders to efficiently solicit feedback from employees upon completing a project. June 24, 2022. By Ivo Jurcic.

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Getting Employee Experience Right Is Hard – But It Doesn’t Have To Be

Employee experience has expanded from a basic focus on well-being to a more comprehensive approach that covers all aspects of an employee's journey. But as important as it is to develop and retain top talent by giving employees positive experiences, tension can exist between balancing experience desires and achieving business outcomes.

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What's new in Zoho People? May 2022

Zoho People

At Zoho People, our goal is to continually evolve our product by adding useful features that help HR community members automate repetitive tasks, minimize paperwork, and provide an exceptional working experience to their employees. We've introduced a new set of features and enhancements this month too. Here's what's new in Zoho People since May 2022: Enhancement to the timesheet settings.

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How To Ask Your Manager To Support Your Professional Development

Forbes Coaches Council

Unless it is part of your contract, your company does not owe you financial or time support for your professional development. That said, there is a good chance they want to support you.

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The Recent Evolution of Ban the Box/Fair Chance Laws

Sterling Check

Background Checks. Ban the Box and Fair Chance laws, while the specific requirements may vary, require that employers first consider a job candidate’s qualifications without the stigma of considering their criminal record history until after the application process, job interview, or conditional job offer. The policies are designed to address the possibility of discrimination by providing job applicants with a fair chance at employment regardless of their criminal history.

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Helpful Feedback Or Harmful Critique? 14 Elements Of Constructive Criticism

Forbes Coaches Council

Sometimes, when professionals hear feedback on their behavior, actions or performance, it can be difficult to gauge the quality of the assessment and decide what to do with it.

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Want To Enhance Your Total Rewards To Achieve Organizational Success? Start Here.

Are you looking for ways to enhance your employee value proposition? Gallagher Better Works SM Insights has got you covered! Dive into the latest magazine issue and discover how flexibility, equity, recognition and strategically applied resources can improve your total rewards package. Download the PDF to learn more about: Building retirement benefits for a global and mobile workforce Promoting employee and organizational growth through succession planning Empowering women in leadership through

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Faculty Salaries Fell By Nearly 5% As Inflation Eats Into Living Costs

HR Digest

According to the American Association of University Professors (AAUP), faculty salaries fell by nearly 5% in 2021-22 when wages were adjusted for inflation. The annual report was released by the association on June 22 which revealed the economic state of the noblest profession. The AAUP report highlighted the fact that faculty salaries fell by nearly 5% in 2021-22, as inflation soars to record highs.

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Say Hello to BerniePortal’s Streamlined Payroll Feature

BerniePortal

BerniePortal takes pride in solving problems that HR teams face daily and doing it efficiently. HR teams manage people—from welcoming them to the organization to tracking their benefits, time and attendance, and PTO to ensuring they are paid correctly. In our latest update, BerniePortal is excited to add Payroll to our comprehensive HR tools list. The Payroll feature of BerniePortal recognizes the importance of accurate and punctual paydays and simultaneously streamlines the process to save valu

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weekend open thread – June 25-26, 2022

Ask a Manager

This post, weekend open thread – June 25-26, 2022 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. This comment section is open for any non-work-related discussion you’d like to have with other readers, by popular demand. Here are the rules for the weekend posts. Book recommendation of the week: The Latecomer , by Jean Hanff Korelitz.

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CRM Customization Features and the Measurable Benefits in Your Business

SutiHR

Today, several customer relationship management solutions offer you sufficient power to manage all use-case scenarios. And customization broadens the path to drive more value out of your CRM software by tailoring the solution to your specific business requirements. So, to make you understand how the system can help you obtain your objectives, here we present a few of the most commonly available CRM customization features along with the advantages you can obtain by using them. 1.

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Ethical & Data Driven AI in HCM: 3 Considerations for Enterprise Leaders

Since entering the public business domain, AI has proven to be a powerful tool for optimizing HR functions — from streamlining recruitment processes, to helping identify top talent, and even boosting employee engagement. As AI continues to grow, the main question surrounding this rapidly evolving technology has shifted from "what can we do?" to "what should we do?

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Don’t launch a four-day work week until you get these six things right

HR Zone

Change Is a four-day work week right for you?

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Most interesting HR stories of the week

TLNT: The Business of HR

Amazon could ‘run out of people to hire’ by 2024. Churn of warehousing staff at retail giant, Amazon, is apparently so high (the company gets through its entire workforce, and then some, annually), that it could soon run out of people to hire within just a few years. This is according to a leaked internal memo , where an official warns “Amazon will deplete available labour in the US by 2024”.

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Hijacked On The Way To High Performance—And A Better Approach

Forbes Coaches Council

Human beings have a primal need to belong, and the presence or absence of belonging can have a real impact on our performance.

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Celebrating Pride Month – 16 nonprofits raising their voice for the LGBTQ+ community

Thrive Global

Every year in June, Pride Month celebrates lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people’s self-affirmation, dignity, equality, and increasing visibility. The name “Pride” was given to the month-long festival to foster those feelings as the community comes together to celebrate and support LGBTQ+ rights campaigns. Pride began as a protest and evolved into a celebration.

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How to Build the Ideal HR Team

HR doesn’t exist in a vacuum. This work impacts everyone: from the C-Suite to your newest hire. It also drives results. Learn how to make it all happen in Paycor’s latest guide.

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What are the biggest challenges in hiring payroll talent?

LACE Partners

In this week’s blog we were joined by Sam Field from Oakleaf Partnership and our very own Adam Morris to talk about talent in the payroll space. It’s a deep dive of the key takeaways from a recent podcast, where we discussed the skills required to succeed in the payroll space – and what challenges to hiring in the industry. . What are the biggest challenges in hiring payroll talent?

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The Upside Of Anger: How To Channel Your Emotion Productively

Forbes Coaches Council

The more you can experience your emotions, the more you can grow in your self-confidence, emotional intelligence and resilience.

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open thread – June 24-25, 2022

Ask a Manager

This post, open thread – June 24-25, 2022 , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s the Friday open thread! The comment section on this post is open for discussion with other readers on any work-related questions that you want to talk about (that includes school). If you want an answer from me, emailing me is still your best bet*, but this is a chance to take your questions to other readers. * If you submitted a question to me recently, please do not repost it here,

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What The Hospitality Industry Can Teach Us About Business Longevity

Forbes Coaches Council

Studying what other businesses practice can help you and your business grow and realize your biggest goals.

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5 Essential Questions to Help You Prioritize DE&I Initiatives With Confidence

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) are more than just buzzwords; they are essential components of an organization's culture and overall success. Whether your DE&I initiatives are well underway, or you’re still in your planning phases, it’s important ensure the foundation of your strategy is built on accurate data, employee insights, stakeholder expectations, and inclusive technology.