Wed.Sep 20, 2023

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3 Ways to Outsmart the “Forever Labor Shortage”

UrbanBound HR

If you’re involved in recruiting, you know that the labor market has been tight for some time—dating back to before the pandemic. And while it’s rebounded slightly, U.S. employers remain short a whopping 4,000,000 workers. But the scariest part: it’s not likely to improve any time soon.

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Limited Visa Options Make Offshoring Attractive for Some Employers

SHRM Resources

Employing workers who live outside the U.S. can be an effective option for staffing hard-to-fill positions when there are no feasible U.S. visa options.

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How to Incorporate Sustainability Into Your Onboarding Process: Tips and Ideas

Essium HRM

Today, people are increasingly eco-conscious. If you want to position your company as an employer of choice, incorporating sustainability into your onboarding process makes a difference. It shows candidates that your organization is committed to safeguarding the environment, all while helping your company reduce waste and even cut costs. Fortunately, incorporating sustainability into your onboarding process is reasonably straightforward.

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4 Steps for HR Leaders to Create a Culture of Belonging

15Five

Most people leaders today understand the critical importance of promoting equity and inclusion on their teams and building a more diverse workforce. But one letter usually missing from the DEI acronym that we believe should be included is B—for belonging. Even in organizations that prioritize DEI, too many people feel like they don’t truly belong at their workplace or can’t be their authentic selves at work.

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6 Strategies to Navigate Social Determinants of Health for a Better Workplace

In today’s dynamic work landscape, where the lines between personal and professional life blur, understanding the intricate interplay between social determinants of health (SDoH) and emotional wellbeing is paramount. Employers must acknowledge that the whole person comes to work and every aspect of a person’s personal and professional life, especially their mental health, comes with them.

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Russell Brand allegations highlight trend of shoddy workplace investigations

HR Zone

If you’ve been following recent news, you’ll have seen that TV presenter and actor Russell Brand has been accused of multiple incidents of sexual

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Employee Time Off Management and Vacation Planning

eni

In today's fast-paced work environment, where productivity often takes precedence, the importance of time off for employees cannot be overstated. As HR professionals, it's crucial to not only understand the significance of employee vacation time but also to actively support their need for rest, rejuvenation, and work-life balance. In this blog, we'll delve into the stigmas surrounding employees' use of their time off, and explore how HR professionals can effectively aid their employees in vacati

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Breaking Free: The Power of Visibility in ACA Compliance

ACA Times

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has reshaped the healthcare landscape, introducing a number of daunting compliance challenges in the process. Navigating the ACA compliance landscape can be challenging, even for… The post Breaking Free: The Power of Visibility in ACA Compliance first appeared on The ACA Times.

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How To Scale Your Business As An Entrepreneur

Forbes Coaches Council

Whatever the impetus, it's important to realize that the scaling-up process should be a considered, strategic and long-term goal.

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Is Your Data Telling You It’s Time for Changes to Your Supply Chain?

Allegis Global Solutions

It is human nature to resist change. In my role as a supply chain consultant, I encounter this resistance often. When changes to a company’s supply chain are proposed, it’s common for leaders to respond with comments and questions such as: “the supply chain isn’t broken, there’s no need to change anything,” “we can’t disrupt the business” or “more is always better, right?

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Here Are the HR Trends to Watch in 2024 + Plus Advice for Driving Impact!

The pressure is on to create a positive onboarding experience. Plus, a sub-par onboarding process can domino into other concerns such as low performance, burnout (for you and new hires), and retention challenges. Our 2024 State of HR report will give you a realistic picture of the HR landscape and tips to onboarding effectively in the year to come.

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Guiding Excellence: The Transformative Role Of Coaching For Healthcare Leaders And Executives

Forbes Coaches Council

Delve into the transformative power of coaching in healthcare leadership, exploring its benefits, strategies and lasting impact on organizational success.

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Hard Skills? Definition & Examples for Your Resume

BetterUp

Jump to section The definition of hard skills 5 valuable types of hard skills Best hard skills to put on a resume for in-demand jobs Hard skills are an easy sell

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The Power Of Health Coaching At Work

Wellable

Health coaching: A solution for rising healthcare costs, a workforce well-being booster, and an organizational savings driver. The post The Power Of Health Coaching At Work appeared first on Wellable.

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Gallagher Study: Top Factors Driving Employee Engagement and Retention

Extensis

Quick look: In 2021, Gallagher data showed employee engagement and retention strategies were not aligned, meaning employers had to work twice as hard to keep their top talent. However, the latest study in 2023 shows the two are converging once again, and business leaders should be ready to adapt to and optimize what’s most effective. A recent Gallagher study covers the impact of the past few years and how HR and business leaders have been forced to make radical shifts in their retention strategi

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Improving Access To & Utilization Of Cancer Screening With Color

Discover how Color's comprehensive care solution is revolutionizing cancer screening adherence and knowledge. Through an in-depth case study, Color's unique approach to comprehensive cancer care has shown significant benefits in increasing screening rates and enhancing patient knowledge. Participants reported a 2-3x increase in adherence to screening guidelines over just 8 weeks, with 84% of participants increasing their familiarity with timing and frequency of cancer screening.

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The C-suite is worried about upskilling for AI. Here’s why

HRExecutive

A recent survey uncovered that executives are open to a significant amount of support from artificial intelligence in their own roles. But they are worried about developing their own AI skills—and those of their workforce—fast enough. - Advertisement - According to the report from global online learning provider edX, Navigating the Workplace in the Age of AI , an eye-opening 49% of CEOs surveyed believe that “most” or “all” of their job could be automated in some ways by AI.

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Employee retention strategies for the modern workplace

Jostle

Your company retention rate acts like a mirror, reflecting the health of your organization. If your workers are not in it for the long haul and are actively looking for work elsewhere, you might not like what you see.

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Government Shutdown Outages Aren’t the Only Challenge with E-Verify

SHRM Resources

Congress has until midnight Sept. 30 to avert a federal government shutdown, which could make the E-Verify system unavailable, as it has been during prior shutdowns. E-Verify has other challenges as well, in addition to its many benefits.

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Taking Charge Of Your Life: The Three Questions That Matter Most

Forbes Coaches Council

It can literally be as simple as teaching yourself to ask a few practical questions that consciously connect you to the choices you’re making for your life.

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The Rules Do Apply: Navigating HR Compliance

Speaker: Ann Meyers Piccirillo

HR Compliance is like a giant game of whack-a-mole. Once you think your company is compliant with all policies and procedures documented and in place, there’s a new or amended law, regulation, or final rule that pops up landing you back at ‘start.’ There are shifts, interpretations, and balancing acts to understanding compliance changes. Keeping up is not easy and it’s very time consuming.

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Beyond training: The CLO’s expanded role in talent management

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

In the rapidly evolving business landscape, the role of the chief learning officer has undergone a significant transformation. No longer confined to managing training programs leading learning and development teams, today’s CLOs are integral to broader talent management strategies that drive organizational success. Let’s delve into the expanded role of the CLO and how it intersects with talent management.

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12 types of employee stipends and examples of each

PeopleKeep

Offering robust employee benefits can greatly help companies that are looking to attract and retain top talent. In addition to offering traditional benefits like health insurance or retirement contributions, more employers are offering stipends to employees. These are additional funds an employer provides to cover specific employee expenses on a one-time basis or on a regular cadence.

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Gartner ReimagineHR 2023: “Everyday Bold” and Other Key Takeaways

Haver

Gartner ReimagineHR’s theme was Everyday Bold. Dig in to discover what our key takeaways were, including perspective from our Director of People Science, EMEA.

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No Leader Is An Island: 5 Strategies For Increased Connection

Forbes Coaches Council

How, as a leader, can you ensure you build real connections with others that counteract the pitfalls of isolation?

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From Prevention to Survivorship: How HR Can Support Employees Facing Cancer Diagnoses

Explore the latest insights from the American Cancer Society's “Cancer Statistics 2024” report, which unveils multiple alarming trends in cancer data. Cancer is on the rise among young adults, and diagnoses for 6 of the 10 most common cancers are escalating. With over 2 million new cancer cases projected in the U.S. this year, employers face increased challenges when it comes to supporting employees.

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Can You Write a Letter of Recommendation for Coworkers?

HR Digest

Recommendation letters are no longer as central to the job-hunting process as they used to be, but having a statement of confidence to support your skillset can never hurt. While managers and bosses set the letter of recommendation formats and standards with their experience in the field, people sometimes turn to other sources—their colleagues. But are you allowed to write a letter of recommendation for coworkers?

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Leveraging AI For Effective Leadership

FlashPoint

Insights into Navigating the New Frontier of Leadership The digital business landscape is forever changing, particularly in the age of AI, where information that once took hours—or even days—to compose is now available in seconds. Rather than replacing human leadership, artificial intelligence has proven to be an ally to leaders, fostering innovation, enhancing communication, and improving teams.

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How mentoring innovation is driving Zimmer Biomet’s ‘evolution’

HRExecutive

HR’s focus on skills this year grew just about as quickly as the function’s fascination with generative AI. And employment experts predict a similar upward trajectory in skills-based hiring and mobility, fueled by employers’ emphasis on arming their workforce with the skills their business needs for the future. - Advertisement - One global medtech giant joining this skills-centric movement is Zimmer Biomet.

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Spain’s Highly Qualified Work Permit Changes

SHRM Resources

Recent changes to the Spanish Highly Qualified Work Permit have made it more widely available, while new requirements for the Blue Card have made it easier to use.

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Automate Your Onboarding Process In 7 Steps

Efficient employee onboarding is more than a warm welcome—it's a catalyst for business growth. Automated onboarding transforms new hires into productive team members faster, fostering long-term satisfaction and talent retention. For HR, automation means replacing inefficient manual processes with streamlined, cost-effective operations. Our eBook reveals how automating employee onboarding delivers these benefits, reducing HR challenges and elevating new employee readiness.