February, 2024

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Did Elmo just light a fire under HR to confront the employee wellness crisis?

HRExecutive

Elmo, one of the furry stars of Sesame Street , is beloved by kids and parents alike for his sweet, wholesome nature. But things took a dark turn on Elmo’s social media last week—a situation that, employee wellness experts say, should raise the alarm for HR leaders. - Advertisement - The character took to X, formerly known as Twitter, on Jan. 29 with a simple question: “How is everybody doing?

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13 HR Quotes To Inspire and Motivate HR Professionals in 2024

Analytics in HR

When you Google “HR Quotes”, you get more than three hundred million results. Many of these are quotes we have come across all too often, though, and as a result, they have lost their inspirational or motivational effect. In this article, we share a selection of HR quotes that will inspire and motivate you. Most of them come from our very own Subject Matter Experts and AIHR’s People Team!

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10 Roles In Human Resources That You Should Explore

HR Management

For any company to thrive in its respective industry, it needs a strong human resources (HR) department to keep operations running smoothly. The role of this department goes beyond recruiting the best talents; it also involves managing the onboarding process, distributing employees’ salaries, training new employees, and so much more. Thanks to the leadership, hard work, and people sense of those who work in HR, companies are able to create workplace environments where employees are in sync, trea

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20 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Turbocharge Your Enterprise: From HR Strategies to Operational Optimizations 

MP Wired For HR

20 Ways Artificial Intelligence Can Turbocharge Your Enterprise: From HR Strategies to Operational Optimizations February 15th, 2024 Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn In today’s dynamic business landscape , optimizing efficiency and maximizing performance are paramount objectives for enterprises of all sizes. Artificial intelligence (AI) , the transformative technology reshaping industries, offers a compelling avenue for businesses seeking to achieve such h

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Preventing Workplace Violence and Complying with California’s New Legal Requirements (SB-553)

Speaker: Speakers:

Every company everywhere should have a plan to combat workplace violence and properly respond to violent incidents. California has stepped to the plate and become the first state to mandate workplace violence prevention requirements for employees and employers. Even if you are in a different state or country, these workplace violence requirements are applicable to almost every employer anywhere.

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What HR Should Know About Tenure and Academic Freedom

Cupa HR

From an HR perspective, faculty positions can often look very different from other professional and staff roles on campus, especially when it comes to those faculty on the tenure track. But as HR’s role in academic staffing expands, it’s critical to understand tenure and its role in supporting academic freedom, says Joerg Tiede, the director of the department of research and public policy with the American Association of University Professors (AAUP).

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What HR leaders can learn from Taylor Swift

HRExecutive

Those in HR leadership can learn a thing or two from musician Taylor Swift, especially when looking at how she built and evolved her brand, image and reputation. - Advertisement - “What do I/we want to be known for?” permeates every action and corporate decision Swift makes, and it’s something every business leader should consider.

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“I’m faking my paternity leave”: a Reddit post calls for HR action

Workable

From feigned illnesses to concocted personal emergencies, the lengths to which some employees will go to exploit benefits systems reflect a deeper issue within the fabric of organizational trust. As we delve into this blurry territory, it’s crucial to understand not just the act, but the implications it carries for HR practices and the overall workplace culture.

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Start date of the NLRB’s joint-employer rule is delayed again

HR Brew

The effective date of a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rule that would make it easier for organizations to qualify as a “joint employer” was pushed back, once again. The rule, which had been set to take effect Feb. 26, was pushed back two weeks, to March 11. A Texas federal judge delayed the start date after holding a hearing for a lawsuit challenging the rule, which was filed by business groups including the US Chamber of Commerce.

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The Evolution of HR with AI Technologies

Hppy

The world of Human Resources (HR) has seen a significant transformation in recent years, largely due to the advent of Artificial Intelligence (AI) technologies. Traditionally, HR departments focused on managing employee records, overseeing recruitment processes, and ensuring compliance with labor laws. However, the introduction of AI has begun to reshape this landscape in profound ways.

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Recruit and Retain New Blue-Collar Talent

Blue-collar jobs have a branding problem. One company, GEON, partnered with Paycor to find the solution. Learn how to attract, engage, and retain blue-collar employees, helping them build meaningful careers – and support your company’s goals.

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What is HR Analytics? All You Need to Know to Get Started

Analytics in HR

HR analytics allows HR professionals to make informed decisions and create strategies that will benefit employees and support organizational goals. This has a significant impact on organizational performance , leading to as much as a 25% rise in business productivity, a 50% decrease in attrition rates, and an 80% increase in recruiting efficiency. In this article, we will explain what HR analytics is, its benefits, as well as how to get started and grow in your HR analytics capabilities.

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Register Now for Leaves of Absence Seminars

HRWatchdog

Pregnancy disability leave (PDL), the California Family Rights Act (CFRA), the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), mandatory paid sick leave, reproductive loss leave ( new for 2024 !), bereavement leave, jury duty and the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA) ― these are just SOME leaves of absence that California employers must accurately manage.

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When healthcare and higher ed collide, innovative hiring is key

HRExecutive

As South Florida’s only academic-based healthcare system, the University of Miami Health System, known as UHealth, isn’t just a premier destination for patients but for talent as well. - Advertisement - This includes Alison Mincey, senior vice president and CHRO of UHealth and the University of Miami. She says the unique interplay of the organizations’ missions—exemplary patient care, breakthrough research and educating the next generation of leaders—is among the reasons she jo

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Benefits of cross training employees and top considerations before you start

Business Management Daily

In the back of his mind, Joel always feared this day would come. Gina, one of his best employees, submitted her letter of resignation. With a low unemployment rate and two elderly parents in need of care, she decided the time was right to live and work closer to them. While Joel wished her well, he wondered how her absence would affect operations. Joel knew he could not possibly replace her very quickly, so he asked Gina to spend the two weeks leading up to her last day teaching other team membe

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Your 2024 Annual Talent Acquisition Roadmap: Its Seasonal!

Recruiting is seasonal! Our popular Talent Acquisition Roadmap helps you master seasonal hiring like a boss. We break down key data on the ever-changing job market so you can take advantage of peak hiring times and ace recruiting even in slower seasons. Whether you need to scale up your team quickly or get creative in tighter times, this roadmap helps you understand the recruiting landscape.

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What HR needs to know about lifestyle spending accounts

HR Brew

If you’re in need of a spa day but can’t afford one, don’t worry—your employer will pay for it. Or it might, if it offers a lifestyle spending account (LSA). LSAs came onto the scene in the 2010s, but employers really started to take notice of them in the last few years, Kevin Robertson, executive director and CRO of HSA Bank, told HR Brew. Some 51% of employers surveyed by benefits provider Benepass offered an LSA benefit in 2023.

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What Is IN / OUT in the Year Ahead? Start Creating Artificial Intelligence Experiments

HR Bartender

Estimated reading time: 3 minutes Artificial intelligence (AI) is dominating today’s news cycles. What companies are using AI? What is this person or that person saying about the future of AI? What snafu did AI do lately? Don’t get me wrong. These articles can be helpful in understanding AI and its capabilities. But the other thing that can be helpful is actually working with it.

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5 Myths About Older Workers Busted (You’ll Be Happy to Learn They’re Not Grumpy)

Linkedin Talent Blog

Generational stereotypes, like reheated pizza, burn quickest at the edges. For the first time in history, the labor force is made up of five generations of employees. Never before has such a wide range of perspectives and experiences been represented in the workplace. But rather than celebrate our diversity, we deride our differences. Generational stereotypes have seeped into the fabric of worklife, spawning a cottage industry supported by countless books, podcasts, and consultancies aimed at a

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Attention on Deck: Register Now for HR Boot Camp

HRWatchdog

An HR professional’s job is essential, challenging and stressful — but also can be rewarding. In the Golden State, keeping track of and administering California’s onerous employment laws can be a full-time job in itself. Whether you are relatively new to HR — or a seasoned pro — a little support can go a long way towards doing your job with confidence.

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Employer Insights Report 2024: The State of Cancer

96% of benefits leaders agree: detecting cancer early is the best way to get ahead of rising costs and improve employee health outcomes. So why is it that 82% of employers currently spend significantly more on post-diagnosis care and disease management rather than upstream care? A new survey of 250 benefits leaders who oversee 500 to 50,000 covered lives highlights their perspective on cancer and its burden.

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These orgs hired a chief AI officer. Does your company need one?

HRExecutive

With the ascent of AI-driven platforms and services, many companies are seeking machine learning leadership and expertise to keep their business strong. That’s leading some organizations to invest in a chief AI officer (CAIO), a position that experts say is expected to grow alongside the complexities of automation and artificial intelligence. - Advertisement - Does your company need a CAIO?

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Crucial HR KPIs you need to make data-driven decisions

Business Management Daily

How effective is your hiring process? Are your employees engaged with their work? How much revenue do you lose due to things like absenteeism and presenteeism? These are all questions that measure the effectiveness of your human resources department, and the best way to answer them is by paying attention to essential HR KPIs (key performance indicators).

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How HR pros can be inclusive leaders

HR Brew

Despite recent coverage suggesting that employers are scaling back on DE&I, some are doubling down on diversity. In fact, 97% of companies had at least one DE&I initiative in 2023, and 78% prioritized it more in 2023, according to a Workday survey of 2,600 HR professionals and business leaders. In her forthcoming book, Stumbling Towards Inclusion: Finding Grace in Imperfect Leadership , set to be published on April 16, author and psychologist Priya Nalkur explores what it means to be an

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5 Scenarios When You Should Consider a Third-Party Investigator

HR Bartender

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes (Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Case IQ , a leading provider of case management solutions that helps companies manage the process and workflow of investigators collecting and analyzing information related to a case, with the goal of resolving issues, managing risk, and identifying opportunities for improvement.

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Trending Payroll Statistics

Staying up-to-date on the latest decisions and payroll statistics ensures businesses can remain compliant and efficient. B2B Reviews research compiled the latest data to help businesses stay on top of payroll in 2024 and prepare for the future.

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The Crucial Role of Strategic Planning

EmployeeConnect

Businesses and organisations are faced with unprecedented challenges and opportunities. In this era of constant change, strategic planning has become more crucial than ever before. This blog post aims to delve into the significance of strategic planning in 2024, exploring how it can guide entities through uncertainty and pave the way for sustained success.

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Affordable Care Act Penalties Increase Again in 2024

ACA Times

The IRS recently made available the 2024 ACA penalty amounts for non-compliance with the Employer Mandate. And they have increased yet again. In Rev. Proc. 2023-17, the tax agency makes… The post Affordable Care Act Penalties Increase Again in 2024 first appeared on The ACA Times.

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How to Maximize Productivity with Employee Time Tracking?

Hppy

Paul J Meyer, famously considered the founder of the self-improvement industry, once said, “ Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” These words encapsulate the essence of a truth universally acknowledged in both personal and professional development realms.

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Rethinking Intern Compensation: The Case for Lump Sum Payments Over Short Term Housing Benefits

UrbanBound HR

Corporate interest in internship programs is growing. In fact, internship hirings rose by more than 9% last year –and that number is expected to grow to more than 22% this year. As competition for up-and-coming talent intensifies, employers are reconsidering the way that they compensate interns.

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The Ultimate LMS Buyer’s Guide: Everything You Need to Know When Purchasing an LMS

Whether you’re shopping for your very first learning management system (LMS) or looking to upgrade, the process can be overwhelming. With so many vendor options, each with its own multitude of features and pricing structures, even the most seasoned educators, trainers, and business leaders can feel lost in a sea of choices! Finding the LMS that’s best suited for your organization requires a planned, strategic approach.

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Global minimum benefits standards are on the rise. Here’s what that looks like

HR Brew

Not all policies surrounding benefits such as vacation and healthcare are created equal. While an employer would be required to grant full-time workers based in Germany 20 days of vacation, for example, the same wouldn’t be true for employees in the US, where there’s no federal statute requiring paid vacation. Similar country-level disparities exist for parental leave and other benefits.

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Glad you’re here: Welcoming Pento to the HiBob village

Bob

When we founded HiBob in late 2015, we had a vision of changing the modern world of work. We knew that the cumbersome, rigid, and time-consuming technology we used previously to manage people could not be the same technology that powered businesses of today and in the future. We aimed to make our platform, Bob, an HCM that was all-encompassing and easy to use for not just HR but also managers and employees.

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Workday To Acquire HiredScore, A Potential Shakeup In HR Technology

Josh Bersin

This week Workday announced intent to acquire HiredScore , a leading provider of AI-based matching tools for recruiting (called “talent orchestration”). While it wasn’t discussed much in the earnings call, this deal is a big positive for Workday and could have big implications for the HR Tech market. Let me explain. (I have not been.