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Creating Career Agility

Fuel50

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California Court Orders Uber and Lyft to Reclassify Drivers as Employees

SHRM Resources

A trial court judge in San Francisco issued a preliminary injunction blocking Uber and Lyft from continuing to classify drivers as independent contractors under California’s employment laws. The judge briefly delayed enforcement, however, so the ride-hailing services will have time to appeal the order.

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PTO in a Staycation World

Compensation Cafe

2020, the year of the forced staycation. While some people have been able to take real vacations this year, those of us with multi-generational families, who are immunocompromised or have other concerns about our health and welfare have had very limited options. In the world of Total Rewards, this creates some real concerns. There is the basic issue of ensuring people have the time and privacy to recharge (I discussed “performance fatigue” in a recent article ).

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Crimcheck and Tempworks Software Announce Strategic Partnership and Integrated Solutions Focused on the Staffing Industry

Crimcheck | Pre-Employment & Background Check Information

Leading Staffing Industry Solutions Providers Offer Integrated Solutions to Enhance Customers’ Efficiency CLEVELAND, OHIO – AUGUST 11, 2020 Crimcheck, an award-winning provider of employment background screening, drug testing, and E-Verify solutions, and TempWorks Software, a premier staffing software provider including applicant tracking and onboarding, have announced the integration of their solutions and formal launch of their strategic partnership.

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AI & DEI: With Great Opportunities Comes Great HR Responsibility

Speaker: Jen Kirkwood - Partner, Responsible HR & AI at IBM and World Economic Forum Executive Fellow

The promise of AI for today’s organizations is real, yet in a frenzied state of experimentation, many stumble to get to a full-scale enterprise. As companies race to discover what generative AI can do, HR must lead conversations about how to balance cutting-edge innovations with integrity, trust, and diversity. Globally, organizations are at a critical intersection of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and AI acceleration.

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Rob Girling: “It’s a marathon, not a sprint.”

Thrive Global

It’s a marathon, not a sprint. You can’t sustain imbalance for long, so it’s better to treat yourself kindly all the time. Don’t believe you need to have all the answers. It’s ok to say, “I don’t know, let me think about that.” As a business owner, you shouldn’t have many rote answers to questions. It’s better to think about what needs to be said rather than be spontaneous and risk upsetting people.

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What is an Employee Referral Program? Why Companies Need to Embrace Them

Achievers

Hiring the right people has always been fundamental to the success of every business. Today, getting qualified and dedicated workers on board is more complicated than ever. In the age of remote working, new hires need additional skills. That means things like knowing how to do video conferencing or self-motivation. What’s more, how you hire has had to change dramatically.

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When Your Positives Work Against You

Human Resources Today Submitted Articles

Core Quadrants Theory can help you understand your situation better.

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How to ensure psychological safety in the workplace

Workable

With talks around diversity and inclusion gaining solid ground in the business world, psychological safety has become part of the lexicon for company and thought leaders who try to define what a healthy workplace is. But is psychological safety at work solely a parameter for boosting inclusivity and employee wellbeing , and updating your people operations strategy ?

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How Online Electronic Signature Software is Useful to Different Industries

SutiHR

Business is evolving more rapidly in the present market than ever before. Millions of dollars in funds get pushed towards the digitization of each industry-small or big. Internet and mobile service providers have impacted the technology market in such a manner that continuous evolution has become the new norm. One such digital solution is eSignature software.

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Early Tenure Turnover: Stop the Revolving Door of Hires

Speaker: Dr. Craig Ellis, Head of I-O Psychology, HighMatch

Are you facing a revolving door of hires, especially within their first 90 days of employment? In this webinar, Dr. Craig Ellis, a leading industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologist, offers insights and strategies to unravel the mystery behind early tenure turnover. Identify the root causes of early attrition to mitigate turnover’s impact in the first 12 months.

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A Guide to Get Executive Buy-In for a Recognition Program 

Achievers

So, you’ve done the research, and you, like so many other HR professionals, have come to understand the powerful link between employee engagement and recognition. Unfortunately, your company doesn’t have a formal recognition program in place. . You know that introducing a new, comprehensive employee recognition and rewards program is crucial for your culture and overall business success.

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Work Identity, Job Design, and Job Satisfaction are all connected

Human Resources Today Submitted Articles

How well do you really know your employees? Do you know enough about them to be able to honestly say they are satisfied at work? And if you did, do you have any idea if their core makeup aligns with the job you both thought they were doing today?

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Innovative Ways Companies Convey Culture When Hiring Remotely

SHRM Resources

?Both employers and job candidates have come to consider culture, and culture fit, as important elements when making or accepting offers. But in a world where much hiring is taking place remotely—often via video conferencing and tools like Zoom and Skype—how can companies adequately convey their culture?It's a challenge that many HR professionals have taken on, and they have important insights to share.Start with the Basics"Corporate culture has never been more important to recruiting talen

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Why “REAL LIFE” Support For Your Employees Is A Great ROI

Workology

It’s critical that you support your employees not just because it’s a good idea from a human being perspective because the financial/operational ROI that is a product of that support can not. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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Bridging the Gap: The Intersection of DEI Initiatives and Employee Benefits

Speaker: Jaye Johnson, CBP

Unlock the secrets to transforming your organization’s employee benefits into a strategic tool for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). During this informative session, we will discuss common pitfalls in traditional benefits and then delve into the essence of DEI in employee-centric benefit offerings. This involves not only defining DEI in the workplace but also understanding the pivotal role that employee benefits play in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment.

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10 Essential Remote Working Tips

Achievers

Remote work can be an unexplored territory for many people. If you’re new to remote work , make sure you’re well-equipped with the right tips and tools in place. We dive into 10 essential remote working tips. . 1. Practice frequent recognition . Recognition is a key takeaway when it comes to remote working tips. Remote workers can feel isolated and Gallup shared that 21 percent named “loneliness” as the biggest struggle with working remotely.

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Why vulnerability is HR's superpower for supporting employee mental health

HR Zone

Employees Why vulnerability is HR's superpower.

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New Unemployment Claims Fall Under 1 Million

SHRM Resources

States reported that 963,000 U.S. workers filed for new unemployment benefits during the week ending Aug. 8, a decrease of 228,000 from the previous week. The total number of workers continuing to claim unemployment benefits fell to 15.4 million last week after peaking at nearly 25 million in early May. Another 10.7 million people continue to claim unemployment under the newly created Pandemic Unemployment Assistance program providing jobless benefits to workers previously not eligible for unemp

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What HR Can Do About Racism and Microaggressions at Work

Workology

You can learn more about microaggressions by subscribing to our Workology Podcast so you can hear about our upcoming podcast episode with Kim Crowder. Subscribe to us on Stitcher | PocketCast. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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Delivering DEI Training That Drives Real Change

Speaker: Jeffrey Hall, Chief Creative Office of WILL Interactive

Great DEI training improves engagement, retention, and teamwork. Poor training does little. What content areas are right for our organization? How can you construct training around empathy-building, relatable stories for a positive disposition to hard topics? We’ll cover the latest research on how to make training that actually delivers attitudinal and behavioral shifts.

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How to use AI, data to drive inclusion

HRExecutive

With two decades of hands-on experience in D&I and culture change , Tolonda Tolbert knows how to put data into action. The co-founder and head of strategy and culture at Eskalera, Tolbert previously served as senior director of the Inclusive Leadership Initiative for Catalyst, partnering with global organizations to build their capacity to create and sustain inclusive workplaces.

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Does your organisation need an employee wellbeing manager?

HR Zone

Acquisition Why you may need a wellbeing manager.

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i4cp Named to the Inc. 5000 List for Sales Growth (i4cp login required)

i4cp

Inc. magazine today ranked the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp) on its annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies. The list recognizes leading companies within the U.S. economy’s most dynamic segment—its independent small and midsized businesses. This is the fifth time i4cp has appeared on the list.

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Stop Blaming Zoom! The Problem with Your Meetings Might Be You

Julie Winkle Giulioni

Long before COVID-19 entered the scene, requiring a significant portion of work and work-related communication to go virtual, meetings were an all-too-frequent feature of the business landscape. Our pre-pandemic research found that 77% of employees reported spending 25% or more of their time in meetings, while 42% were meeting at least half their day or more.

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Are There Gaps in Your HR Policies?

Putting the right HR policies in place can help your organization grow smoothly and help your company culture thrive. Use this essential HR checklist to cover the basics and make sure there aren’t any gaps in your HR functions.

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We can’t ‘flow of work’ our way into the future

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

For years, learning and talent development have struggled to expand our skills around offering embedded tools that deliver performance support. As a response to this deficiency, the phrase “learning in the flow of work” has become a part of the vernacular of most L&D teams and has leapt its way into learning strategy presentations in nearly every industry.

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10 ways to create a fully inclusive remote onboarding process

HR Zone

Retention Inclusive remote onboarding in 10 steps.

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If You Have 80 Internship Candidates and Not One Is Good Enough, You’re the Problem

Evil HR Lady

When I was an undergraduate political science student at Brigham Young University, a new professor just transferred in from Princeton. We asked him what the difference was between BYU students and Princeton students. His answer? Everyone at BYU is so busy! Everyone works! People are married with children. People have volunteer duties and church responsibilities.

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Digital Transformation Strategies 101: Intro to Dual-Track

Quickbase

In a world where a business’s utilization of technology can make-or-break performance, digital transformation is a top priority for IT leaders. They know better than anyone else that the stakes are high – success means getting ahead of the competition, and failure, simply put, is not an option. . The pressure is on , and businesses need to be strategic about their approach to ensure their efforts don’t fall short.

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Managing Your Recruitment Agency Spend in 2024

Feeling overwhelmed by a juggling act of internal recruiting, agency relationships, and direct hire spend? You’re not alone. In today’s competitive talent landscape, building a dream team requires strategic orchestration. Recruiting agencies and search firms provide invaluable services, but managing them effectively alongside your internal team can pose unique challenges.

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8 Interview Questions About Diversity and Inclusion Every Job Seeker Should Be Able to Answer

The Muse

Companies are asking candidates for jobs of all kinds at all levels about diversity, equity, and inclusion. Here’s what they’re asking, why, and how to answer.

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Diversity and inclusion: managing gender transition at work

HR Zone

Culture Managing gender transition at work.

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Questions about your AI Ethics

HR Examiner

“The entire organization, probably led by the HR Department, is entering a time of deep examination of organizational ethics. The questions that underly the development of an ethics process are about the ways in which we care for and protect the organization and its members.” – John Sumser. Bias, Privacy, Liability, Design, Management. Ethical questions about how we use data and technology in organizations are growing in prominence and importance.