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Data Journalism for HR: The Beginner’s Guide

Visier

For the average person, data without a narrative is like a trip into the wilderness without a compass: overwhelming and disorienting. But when the facts are tied together by a good story , an otherwise intimidating journey turns into an enriching experience. That’s why data journalism — a kind of factual storytelling based on data — has become a big trend.

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While Employee Development Programs Fail, Growth Organizations Help Everyone Succeed

15Five

Over the last several years a performance management revolution has taken place, and businesses are now focusing more on the growth and wellbeing of their employees. This has led to the implementation of employee development programs that annually cost companies hundreds of billions of dollars. While it makes sense to respond to employees’ desires for growth in the workplace, many executives still grapple with how to improve the effectiveness of these programs.

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Why Recruiters Are Your Company's Best Brand Representatives

Cornerstone On Demand

When you think about who communicates with people outside of your company the most, you probably think of sales reps, but you should be looking at your recruiters. In fact, they spend almost all their time talking with or about people who aren't employees. Glassdoor says each corporate position receives an average of 250 applicants. Of course, that number is going to vary wildly depending on the position, but recruiters can potentially interact with thousands of people every year.

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Employees Should Test Limits – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

Remember the old MC Hammer song, “U Can’t Touch This”? I realize I might be dating myself since some of you might know him better as the spokesperson for 3M Brand Command Strips. The reason I’m thinking about MC Hammer these days is because Mr. Bartender and I are in the process of moving. And the realtor helping us sell our home keeps coming in, rearranging our house, and telling us “don’t move this!

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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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The 10 Most Popular Articles Among Recruiters This Week

Linkedin Talent Blog

In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared, liked, and commented on the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below. Here are the top posts for this week: 1. Generation X—not millennials—is changing the nature of work -- by Stephanie Neal and Richard Wellins. 2.

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The 5 Biggest Mistakes Companies Make When Hiring Interns (And How to Avoid Them)

Cornerstone On Demand

Internship programs are a great asset for organizations. Not only do they give students an opportunity to gain valuable experience in an industry they're interested in, but they also give companies the chance to give potential future employees a low-risk trial run. Though internships can be mutually beneficial for interns and the organizations that employ them, there's a lot that can go wrong as well.

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Job Seekers – – Keep Your Contact Info Current and Answer Your Phone

HR Bartender

I recently wrote a post about what recruiters would like job seekers to do when they apply for a position. The list includes submitting a cover letter, researching the company, and coming to interviews prepared. But applying for a job is only one way of getting a new position. Another way is when a recruiter seeks you out. I’ve gotten more than one job in my lifetime by a recruiter contacting me first.

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Growth: Being Stretched and Challenged in Ways That Result in Personal and Professional Progress - DecisionWise

DecisionWise

Growing in our jobs doesn’t always mean getting a promotion or a raise. Growth is about mastering new skills, taking on challenges, and pushing to be better—both professionally and personally. Results from DecisionWise employee surveys show that managers often fail to challenge employees enough to learn and to achieve higher results. Similarly, many employees don’t find their work challenging enough to keep them engaged.

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Managing Time & Attendance Needs for Tech Workers

nettime solutions

Across the tech industry, from well-funded start-ups to blue chip firms, niche companies to some of the world’s most popular brands, nearly everyone is hungry for talent. In the US, the industry grew by roughly 2% in 2017, according to the annual Cyberstates report, and is projected to grow 5% globally in 2018. In this environment, competition for talent can be fierce.

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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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Future-Proofing Your Skills for an Automated Workplace

UpstartHR

In a recent interview, I heard motivational speaker Jon Acuff tell the interviewer that he sincerely hopes that nobody looks for their dream job as their first “real” job. Instead, he explained, that first job is there primarily to teach someone how to have a job. How to deal with people. How to handle pressure. How to solve problems. Those and other similar soft skills will be increasingly important as the workplace sees increasing automation through artificial intelligence and rob

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What Is the Appropriate Discipline for Disrespectful Behavior – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

We’ve talked before about employee suspensions: how to handle them and what happens during a suspension. But today’s reader note goes into an area that we haven’t spent much time talking about – progressive discipline. . I received a suspension for ripping company policy papers in half in front of my supervisor. A couple of days ago, I received a written warning for wearing my uniform home.

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Human Resources vs. Human Services

Reflektive

While the two might sound similar, human resources and human services are two separate fields. Both careers involve working closely with people and require excellent communication skills, but there are key differences which we’ll cover below. Whether you’re choosing a college major or considering a career change, a solid understanding of human resources versus human services will help you make an informed choice.

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[Infographic] How To Start And End Your Workday

Hppy

How do you start and end your busy workday? As a busy professional, it’s easy to get wrapped up in your calendar of back-to-back meetings and a long list of to do’s or requests. However, making small changes to the first and last minutes of your day can help you regain control of your time and schedule. These simple tweaks will help you reflect back on your day with fulfillment and look forward to the next day with ease.

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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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Ritualize It

CONCERN: EAP

From the CONCERN: EAP Resilience Library Research indicates that humans evolved to feel calmed by repetitive behavior and that performing daily rituals can help us to build emotional and mental resilience. Rituals can be an effective and convenient tool for balance, especially in environments or situations that make us feel stressed or pressured in some way.A ritual can be anything that you do repetitively—a series of behaviors done in the same order—at certain times or in certain situations.

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Building Connections with Peers

Everwise

There’s a lot of value in networking with someone higher up the ranks, but there’s just as much to be said for cultivating relationships with your peers. Fostering connections with people your own age, sometimes called “horizontal networking,” can be just as beneficial. Becoming friendly with people who are at the same career stage you are can be helpful now and down the road.

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Team Meetings Can Make or Break Your Team’s Success

Reflektive

Team meetings can make or break your team’s success. As a key part of this, laying the foundation for an effective meeting cadence is vital to keep your team members both motivated and engaged. There is a time and a place for everything, and meetings are no exception. You should know when it is time to gather the whole team together to ensure that everyone hears the same thing and has an opportunity to be heard.

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3 Factors Proven to Engage Overwhelmed and Overworked Employees

Achievers

When a critical piece of business technology suddenly stops operating properly, your first reaction is to find the problem and get it up and running at full-capacity, as soon as possible. Yet, when it comes to your most valuable business asset, your employees, many company leaders aren’t as quick to react. Unfortunately, according to a new SHRM report , 38 percent of employees feel overwhelmed by how much they have to get done at work.

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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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4 Uplifting Messages About Parenthood from WorkHuman 2018

WorkHuman

By Holly Hazelton —. “Go ahead and tell them I’m a bad celebrity, but a good mother!” Salma Hayek Pinault exclaimed last week at WorkHuman. She told the audience about a time when she was at Michaels buying Slime with her daughter and a fan asked for a photo. When Salma politely answered, “No, this isn’t about me, it’s about my daughter,” the fan threatened to oust her on social media for being rude.

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Ready to Choose a PEO? Ask These 5 Questions

Justworks

As a small business in need of an HR solution, your options can be overwhelming. But if you’ve narrowed your search and are ready to choose a PEO, you’re off to a great start. As you’ve probably learned, the acronym PEO stands for Professional Employer Organization. PEOs work with small businesses to help them manage payroll-related taxes, certain human resources functions, access to benefits, and other employer-related administrative functions necessary to running a business.

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Skills Gap: How It Impacts Your Team & How to Solve for It

ClearCompany HRM

CareerBuilder recently released some unsettling news about the skills gap, and it’s not something that only affects one sector or industry. Before you think that this doesn’t necessarily affect your company, it should be noted that their findings suggest this is a challenge felt by everyone. Check out these highlights: 60% of US employers’ job openings stay vacant for 12 weeks or longer.

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[Infographic] The Employee Burnout Protection Plan

Hppy

Everyone has limitations when it comes to the amount of information and workload they can take in. What you need to keep in mind is that your employees are your most valuable assets. As a manager or the CEO of a company, it is your job to ensure the health and happiness of all the employees. It is essential to know that if they are not giving their all, the wellbeing of the company is at stake.

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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.

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5 Ways to Keep Remote Employees Motivated and Engaged

Achievers

What types of commuting issues do your workers have? All possible perks and benefits that address those problems (such as public transit vouchers, parking permits, vanpool arrangements, and bike storage) add extra costs to your bottom line – except for one: telecommuting. On average, businesses save about $11,000 per year for every employee they shift to remote work status for half the week, according to Global Workplace Analytics.

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The Ins and Outs of Supplemental Wages

Justworks

There are a few misconceptions about the difference between supplemental wages and regular wages. These differences, such as timing and calculation of withholdings, impact payroll taxes for your team. Understanding supplemental wages, and the options you have for paying them to your employees, is an important part of running payroll for your business.

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Everything #HR Needs to Know About Machine Learning

HR Bartender

Have you seen the GE commercial about “ Molly, the Kid Who Never Stops Inventing ”? Every time I see it, I’m reminded about how robots are becoming a greater part of our workplace. And that’s not a bad thing, but it does mean that we need to get more comfortable with today’s technology concepts. That’s why I’m very excited to share today’s interview with you.

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Ask a Recruiter: What is recruitment marketing and why should it be part of your recruiting strategy?

Workable

Recruitment marketing is how your company tells its culture story through content and messaging to reach top talent. It can include blogs, video messages, social media, images—any public-facing content that builds your brand among candidates. In marketing, if you try to be all things to all people and you don’t know who your ideal customer is, you risk creating messaging that doesn’t resonate with anyone.

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Modernizing Hiring: The Rise of Contingent Recruitment in 2024

The job market is changing fast, and to stay ahead, your hiring strategy needs to be flexible. With recent economic shifts, more companies are turning to contingent workers for their adaptability and cost savings. In fact, 32% of businesses are already prioritizing contingent over traditional full-time positions. Curious to learn more? In our new guide, you'll discover: The major benefits of incorporating contingent workers into your team.