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What Is Succession Planning, and How Can It Benefit Employers?


A key employee has left your company, and you did not see it coming. This puts you in a serious bind, which could have been prevented through succession planning. Read on to learn about succession planning, how it can benefit your company, and steps in the process. What is succession planning in companies? Succession planning is the process of identifying critical roles in your company and developing a plan for filling those roles when the respective current employees leave.

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5 Leadership Qualities to Start Practicing Today

HR Bartender

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes. We’ve published a few articles about digital transformation over the years. It’s an important concept and organizations are going to spend more resources adding and improving technology in their business operations. But as organizations add technology, they might need to change the way the people side of the business operates.

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Labor Shortage in the US: 10 Reasons


In the past year, we’ve seen a rise in businesses struggling to adequately staff their operations. Just walk into any restaurant or store today, and you’ll most likely see a sign asking customers to be patient as they’re short-staffed or have had to reduce open hours. This labor shortage isn’t because there are more jobs than people available to work them.

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15 Jobs You’ll Be Recruiting for in 2030

Linkedin Talent Blog

Many of the jobs that today’s students will be doing in 2030 haven’t been invented yet. The big question for talent acquisition teams everywhere: What will those jobs be? It turns out that many of these jobs will spin off from technologies that are emerging today — drones, alternative energy, autonomous cars, and cryptocurrencies and blockchain developments, for starters.

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Prevent Toxic Work Culture and Protect Your Peoples’ Physical and Mental Health

The U.S. Surgeon General's warning about the role of the workplace on mental and physical health states that employers have an opportunity to turn workplaces into “engines of mental health and wellbeing”. Discover what it takes to foster workplace wellbeing and how to prevent a “toxic work culture”.

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explaining why I’m not donating blood, boss flies first class but put me in coach, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, explaining why I’m not donating blood, boss flies first class but put me in coach, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. How do I explain why I’m not donating blood? My medium-sized company is hosting a blood drive on site in a few weeks and HR has really been pushing for people to sign up.

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5 Best Ways To Celebrate International HR Day In 2022

Vantage Circle

If the 2020 remote work experience taught the corporate world anything, it was the value of an HR team in keeping a company running smoothly. So, as an organization, if you aren't celebrating International HR Day yet, we highly recommend that you start incorporating this tradition into your work culture. But, first of all: Why Is International Human Resources Day Celebrated?

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Find a Mentor in Your Career

HR Digest

If you want to improve or change your career, then finding a good mentor could be a good solution. You may probably have career goals that you want to achieve, and you will need to find a mentor to achieve these goals. Below we explain how to find a mentor and how to improve your career for the better. . Why do you need a mentor? The mentoring relationship can be a good tool for professional growth, and that is why you need a good mentor.

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Is Remote Work the Right Move for Your Business?


Remote work has been heralded as an office revolution and will transform the workplace forever. But is this the future that we want? An office revolution? It would not be an understatement to say that an irrevocable shift is happening in the world of work. As the Great Resignation exemplified, employees are no longer tolerating receiving minimal benefits yet having to work under intense stress and brutal working conditions.

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Time for a change.

Everyday People

I’ve been in an HR role for my entire career – on purpose. I didn’t fall into the field or find it accidentally. I know several of my peers who have done that, and I love that they found the field. If you’ve been in the profession for any amount of time, you’re sure to hear or see, the perception that others have of HR.

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The 26th Annual HR Systems Survey

The 26th Annual HR Systems Survey, conducted by Sapient Insights Group, is now open for participation through July 1, 2023. Your voice is the future of HR technology! This survey is valuable for anyone supporting their organization's HR systems and practices, interested in sharing their vendor experiences, and giving back to the HR community. All responses are confidential and only used in aggregate results.

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10 Best Practices for Running Employee Engagement Surveys


Employee happiness is crucial to the success of any organization. Contented and engaged employees are more productive and driven, which may contribute to a positive and successful work environment. Thus, maintaining high employee satisfaction is vital; but, to do so, you must monitor the happiness of your workforce. . Surveys are one of the most practical and successful solutions for measuring employee happiness.

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How to choose the best HRIS for your business


You know that you need an HRIS system to help save your HR team time, make processes more efficient, and benefit from valuable data-based insights. But choosing which HRIS software to work with is a much trickier decision. There are many HRIS options on the market, each of them offering its own advantages and disadvantages and best serving different types of organizations.

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Solving the Maritime Talent Shortage Introduces New Challenges

SHRM Resources

Seafarers, frustrated by pandemic delays, supply-chain bottlenecks and government regulations, are leaving their jobs at a fast clip. When skilled laborers leave, ports and shipping companies must quickly look for employees to fill those gaps to keep even greater logjams from forming around ports and to keep ships sailing. In that rush, organized crime sees an avenue for infiltration.

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How My Trip to Visit the “Best Place on Earth to Live” Never Happened.

Thrive Global

“Jonathan just tested positive for Covid here this morning.” My son Dan called me from Copenhagen with the bad news. And he called just minutes before I was to fly there for a long-anticipated visit to Copenhagen, to visit Dan and his family. I was devastated. I knew it would be crazy at age 87 to head off to Copenhagen when someone in the household there had Covid.

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Ace Your I-9 Compliance: How HR Can Navigate the End of I-9 Virtual Review

Speaker: David Secunda, Co-Founder and CEO of WorkBright

Did your company inspect I-9 documents virtually? Hot off the press from ICE, you have until August 30th, 2023 to document a physical inspection of those documents! If you’re not sure what exactly this means for your organization or are struggling to physically review I-9 documents with remote employees, join WorkBright for a 60 minute deep-dive and Q&A on the end of I-9 virtual review.

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Did You Fire for Cause or Out of Retaliation?


Each time your small business (SMB) decides to fire, discipline, or demote a worker, be clear about the reasons before you act. You may believe you’re justified in your actions. Still, if a court finds that you fired or demoted an employee out of retaliation rather than for cause, you violated the law by obstructing the employee’s “ protected activity ,” or the right to speak out about a problem or concern.

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Revolutionize Your Business With Agent-Based Modeling And Simulation

New to HR

Agent-based modeling and simulation (ABMS) is a technique that allows us to understand how individuals make decisions, form social groups, or react to changes in. The post Revolutionize Your Business With Agent-Based Modeling And Simulation appeared first on New To HR.

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Importance of 360 Degree Feedback for Hybrid and Remote Employees


Some observe that certain large, well-known organizations such as General Motors Co., Citigroup, Ford Motor Co., Nationwide, and IBM have adopted a hybrid model of working as they see it as the trend of the future. Having mentioned this, there are many other companies that are going fully remote. Currently, both trends are gaining traction after the pandemic.

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How Do You Resolve Conflict With a Coworker?

Pollack Peacebuilding

Conflicts with coworkers are unfortunately nothing new , and can create serious tension in the workplace. Asking how do you resolve conflict with a coworker is the first step in preventing further tension and strife that can end up affecting the entire office. If you have an existing issue with a coworker, review ways to move past the problem below.

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Employer Guide: End of I-9 Virtual Review

Attention employers! If you virtually inspected I-9 work authorization documents during the COVID pandemic, you are required to physically inspect those documents before August 30th, 2023! WorkBright has consolidated all the information you need to properly manage this unprecedented scenario in an end of I-9 Virtual Review guide. They've got you covered on: Understanding whether this applies to your organization Deadlines for virtual review and physical inspections Overview of the reconciliation

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OKR Tips from Top Influencers/Experts


HR teams strive to create workplace environments that promote collaboration and increase employee performance and engagement. Objective and key results or OKR is a framework that gives your team focus and clarity. It also allows your employees to be more responsive to changes and increases their motivation to achieve business objectives. OKR methodology has benefitted several industry leaders, including companies like Google, Deloitte, NASA, The Gates Foundation, etc.

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6 Performance Review Best Practices

Best Of HR

What’s a best practice when it comes to conducting performance reviews? To help you follow best practices when conducting performance reviews, we asked HR managers and business leaders this question for their best ideas. From documenting the review process to starting and ending on a positive note, there are several best practices put forward that may help you carry out effective evaluations of the performance of your employees. .

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Are Alternative Loans Good for Small Businesses?


The biggest obstacle most small business owners face is cash flow, with 86% of businesses requiring supplemental funding if they lose two months of revenue. But reliable and accessible funding options (e.g., bank loans, alternative loans) often seem few and far between. Traditional bank loans offer lower interest rates and reasonable repayment terms, but they can take weeks to process without the guarantee of approval.

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5 Secrets To Keep Your Employees Engaged This Summer

Thrive Global

By Ashley Stahl, Originally Published in Forbes. The weather is warm, the sun is shining, and your friends are planning exciting vacations…It’s official: summer is here! Sounds great, right? Not so fast…if you run a business, your employees are likely stuck indoors at work struggling to stay engaged. A recent study found that productivity dips 20% during the summer months, this means many employees are gazing out those giant office windows dreaming of the next time their toes touch a sandy

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The Ultimate Guide to Optimizing HR Operations: How to Select Your New HR Software

Speaker: Patrick Sayers, President of Newcastle Research

Are you tired of struggling with outdated HR software? Are you interested in unlocking your organization’s productivity potential? It’s no secret that with tech-dependent remote work on the rise, it's more important than ever to successfully implement an HR platform that can provide actionable insights to help you hit all your key workforce KPIs. But with so much variation, how can you find the most optimal HR software platform for your team?

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The Choreography Of Customer Service

Forbes Leadership Strategy

As obsessed as Lynam is with ballroom dancing, he is just as obsessed with taking care of his customers—so much so that he wrote a book about it, The Choreography of Customer Service: High Touch Service in a Touch Free World.

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What To Do When You Don’t Get The Job

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Interviewing for a new job can be grueling. If you didn’t get the job you were hoping for, these tips will help you turn disappointment into opportunity.