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10 Tips for Creating a Flexible Workplace

Sterling Check

How to give workers freedom without compromising productivity. From a work perspective, one of the biggest outcomes of the COVID-19 crisis we are facing today will be the desire for people to view flexible work schedules as the norm for business. It’s likely, too, that the longer people remain away from office settings, the more a considerably more flexible arrangement will suit them.

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Avoiding Debt Relief Scams

Take It Personel-ly

Is there any lower form of individual than one who would take advantage of another person’s misfortune? While it’s likely everyone would agree it’s difficult to get any lower than that, the fact remains such people are out there. Worse, they’re often really good at making their offers look promising — until you realize they […].


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4 Hiring Trends to Watch in 2020


Job seekers are expecting more out of the recruitment experience — are you answering the call? Understanding what job seekers wanted from a new job used to be simple. For decades, the lure of a bigger salary was enough to attract top talent in any industry, but recently things have changed. Studies show that people are seeking out opportunities for career growth and flexibility above pay raises. .

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5 Must-Have Talking Points in a New Employee Orientation

Take It Personel-ly

Most companies offer an orientation for new employees. You have a lot of information to cover with thee employees during this orientation. After all the paperwork is completed, it’s time to let your employees know all of the important intel. Here are 5 must-have talking point in a new employee orientation. Attendance Policy Every company […].

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Investing in HR Software: How to Get Internal Buy-in

Buying HR software is a major decision. That’s why finding the right provider based on your needs and ensuring key decision makers are on board is vital. Download Paycor’s guide for tips to address common concerns across your buying committee.

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Business survival planning in a crisis: Lessons from the front lines


But you can make better, smarter decisions when equipped with the knowledge and expertise of those who have been there in the past – be it the subprime mortgage crisis of 2007-2008 that led to the Great Recession or the savings and loan crisis of the 1980s and 1990s. Kevin Hancock of the Hancock Lumber Company shared one of his favorite quotes with us in terms of business survival planning: “In this life, there will be lessons.

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Why Do Staffing Background Checks Get Delayed?

Crimcheck | Pre-Employment & Background Check Information

Background checks are invaluable for staffing agencies. This is because, given the nature of their business, staffing agencies cannot afford to hire the wrong people. Conducting thorough and accurate background checks is essential to ensure this. In most cases, accuracy isn’t the only thing staffing agencies need to worry about. The length of time taken to conduct the background check also matters.

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Diversity & Inclusion Coronavirus Meeting Themes (i4cp login required)


Discussion Themes from Weekly D&I Action Calls: COVID-19 Business Response 4/07/2020 Today’s guest was Jackie Hunter, Director of Diversity & Inclusion at Banner Health. CDO Board Chair Jacqui Robertson led a Q&A session with Jackie to open the call. That blended into discussion of this week’s D&I pulse survey findings , and incorporated excellent comments via voice and chat from attendees.

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Lights, camera, action: Interviewing in our new reality


Despite all the money that employers invest in technology, many don’t train recruiters on how to effectively prepare for digital interviews. It’s an issue that’s coming front and center now, as so many Americans are navigating the new reality of working from home. “They’re antiquated and fall behind the curve,” says Paul Bailo, executive, Digital Strategy & Innovation and adjunct professor of applied analytics at Columbia University.

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The Data-Driven Way to Build Connections With Your Remote Workforce


Engaging workers who are both on the ground and at home has become crucial during this crisis. This is a topic that we, along with practitioners and experts from the HR analytics community, explored in our most recent open forum. In this post, we examine some best practices that are emerging for supporting remote workers in particular. If you are involved in making people decisions at your organization, we want to hear from you.

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Secrets to the Switch: Choosing the Best HR Software in 2023

Speaker: Patrick Sayers - President, Newcastle Research

Does your organization need more productivity (and less pain) from your HR software? With the increase of technology-dependent remote work and highly sophisticated cyber threats on the rise, it's critical to successfully implement an HR platform that can help your organization see actionable information in real-time to hit all your key workforce KPIs.

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Leading EAP Provider Partners to Offer Telehealth Services


LEADING EAP PROVIDER PARTNERS TO OFFER TELEHEALTH SERVICES. Employee Network Inc. offers remote clinical services to its NexGen EAP. VESTAL, N.Y. – eni is proud to announce a partnership MeMD, a leading telehealth provider to deliver remote clinical services. “We are delighted to offer another invaluable service to our existing clients and prospects,” said Gene Raymondi, CEO and founder of eni.

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Release Notes: Interview Scheduling, Custom Tags, Job Previews and Maps Integration


Release Notes: Interview Scheduling, Custom Tags, Job Previews and Maps Integration. We publish Release Notes to highlight recent product improvements we’ve made so you can easily stay up to date on what’s new with ExactHire. This edition reflects updates made to the ExactHire product. The ExactHire team has been “springing” into action this season in order to continue bringing you innovative new feature updates for the ExactHire applicant tracking system.

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24 Actionable Employee Engagement Ideas and Activities


Two-thirds of employees in North America are considering leaving their jobs in 2020. For employees under 30, that number is even higher. One of the fastest routes to a better retention rate is by improving employee engagement. Highly engaged employees are not only more likely to remain with an organization – they also perform better, help companies achieve greater profitability, and have more positive interactions with customers.

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12 Free HR Tools to Help You Through the Coronavirus Crisis


Check out the list of the best HR tools you can use completely for FREE during the coronavirus crisis. From recruitment software and video interviewing tools to team collaboration and employee engagement software - it's all free for you to use! Read More.

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2023 HR Technology Trends: What's New and What's Next

Speaker: Ben Eubanks - Chief Research Officer, Lighthouse Research & Advisory

The world of HR has changed so much in recent years, and so have the technologies and tools that support HR and talent leaders. But frankly, keeping up with the ever-changing HR tech landscape can feel like another full-time job. That's why we're sharing with you this webinar session with Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer for Lighthouse Research & Advisory.

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People Analytics: Unlocking the Potential of Your Workforce


A challenge often faced by HR is to forecast potential threats to the business, with some certainty of the outcomes the business is likely to face, so that strategies can be put in place to combat them. People analytics massively helps HR to produce more evidence-based solutions, which is why it has become popular to utilise within organisations in recent years.

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How to Successfully Amp Up Your LinkedIn Profile for Prospective Employment

Effortless HR

There are a few sites nowadays that are perfect for finding jobs. While Indeed and Ziprecruiter are still favorites among older companies, LinkedIn offers an option unlike any other—it is as much a social media platform as it is a professional site. Think of it as the professional Facebook, where you can effectively network with similar professionals, interact with recruiters, display your own personal resume, and search for jobs.

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Legal and Compliance Considerations of Furloughs, Layoffs, and Reduction in Force

Netchex HR Blog

Coronavirus and Beyond: The Legal and Compliance Considerations of Furloughs, Layoffs, and Reduction in Force. April 9, 2020. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, many businesses have been lucky enough to find ways for employees to work from home , but not all jobs are compatible via telecommuting. As the economic downturn takes its toll, a loss of revenue can make difficult choices necessary.

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5 Tips for Remote Managers


As we all grapple with how to work through this challenging time, we are rapidly adapting to a “New Normal” when it comes to conducting business. To slow the spread of the Coronavirus, many companies are having their teams work from home. This is certainly the right move from a public health and safety standpoint, but it does come with some unique challenges and growing pains.

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The HR Leader’s Guide to Recruiting & Hiring

62% of Paycor survey respondents say we’re in a permanent talent shortage. By 2030, we’ll see more jobs than workers (BCG).

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How HR Can Prevent A Security Breach | benefitexpress

WEX Inc.

How HR can prevent a security breach. Data breaches have become more common in recent years, with both mid-level organizations and major firms across all industries falling victim. These security breaches can lead to enormous liability—not to mention immense financial stress and reputational damage. Right now, enterprise level organizations may be at a heightened risk for security breaches.

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Maintaining effective drug-testing procedures during the pandemic

HR Morning

During this COVID-19 pandemic, workplace drug testing will require new rules and new precaution, but it should never be compromised. Here’s a real-life incident involving a test subject who, while waiting to take a drug test, realized that a co-worker was coughing in the restroom. He then refused to enter the restroom because there was a risk that his co-worker might have COVID-19.

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Netchex Partners with Cyber Readiness Institute to Help Clients Improve Cybersecurity

Netchex HR Blog

Netchex Partners with Cyber Readiness Institute to Help Clients Improve Cybersecurity. April 10, 2020. Did you know that 58% of cyber attack victims are small businesses—and that more than half go out of business as a result? Your business needs to be more prepared, and Netchex can help you improve your cyber readiness. At Netchex, we are always looking to provide more information and resources to our clients to help in all aspects of their business—from payroll and recruiting to HR support and

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#WorkTrends: Mapping the Future of Workforce Skills


We’re learning that the term social distancing may not be precisely right — physical distancing is more like it. Socially, we’re finding all sorts of ways of staying close. The same is true with the term soft skills. As this week’s #WorkTrends guest and workforce expert Angela Maiers noted, “You could call them power skills more than anything. These are the power competencies that allow you to succeed, your team to succeed, your company to […].

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Upskilling HR: Future-Proof Your HR Career

Speaker: Jeanne Achille - CEO, The Devon Group

Is your HR department running around barefoot like the shoemaker's children? If so, you're on a collision course with the ever-changing realities of the workplace, which necessitate strong HR tech skills. In this webinar, we'll look at why HR should invest in learning to ensure organizational resiliency and employee retention. Consider it self-care as we discuss how to future-proof your own career through the opportunities provided by upskilling.

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CARES Act: 4 Key Pieces for You

Best Money Moves

CARES Act: 4 key pieces for you. Helping you to understand the resources available to you through the newly enacted CARES Act. Congress took swift action to provide relief to millions of Americans struggling to stay afloat during the Coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic, passing the $2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act into law in late March.

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Managing Conflict and Confrontation in the Workplace During Stressful Times

Pollack Peacebuilding

During stressful seasons, it can feel like a herculean task to manage or avoid conflict and confrontation in the workplace. And yet it is during those seasons that doing so tends to carry the most importance. Workplaces with high stress levels tend to have an increase in emotional reactivity and a decrease in effective, rational resources to handle stress.

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Remote Hiring in a Hurry? You Don’t Need to Sacrifice Quality and Best Fit.


The coronavirus pandemic has changed so many aspects of daily life, including dramatically shifting the way Americans shop. This has many businesses scrambling to rapidly adjust to the new reality. With many retailers shutting down, consumers continue to require items from pharmacies, grocery stores, take-out restaurants and other essential goods. For many industries, there is a pressing need to hire more workers and fast.

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Standing Ovation: Recognizing Exceptional Employees | Amy Hohneker

WEX Inc.

Even in times of uncertainty, benefitexpress is proud to be a company that takes the time to honor exceptional performance. Our. Standing Ovation Award. is. given to select employees each quarter to honor and recognize their efforts of going above and beyond to fulfill our Community Pillars. Nominations are submitted by fellow peers, and are tallied, read and carefully considered before being awarded at our company-wide 'Town Hall' meetings each quarter.

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Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.