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Overcome 5 Common Onboarding Problems | ClearCompany

ClearCompany HRM

The onboarding experience is the first look new hires get at what working for your organization is truly like. New hires feel the excitement of meeting the new team, getting settled in, and starting in their role, so it is essential that businesses do what they can to provide an onboarding experience that keeps the employee feeling excited and engaged.

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Product Announcement: Introducing Special Recognition

Kazoo

Get ready to make recognition and rewards even more special with Kazoo’s Special Recognition. (Plus our new Special Catalogs!). Introducing Special Recognition. Special Recognition is a new, unique capability that lets you send employee recognition for those milestone events or initiatives that go above and beyond the realm of traditional recognition, rewards , or incentives.

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Report: We Asked 800+ Employers about Virtual Recruiting [New Research]

Lighthouse

This year our team is going deep on research. In a world like we’ve seen in the last 12+ months, it’s easy for all of us to feel a little bit adrift and out of touch with reality. The best antidote is information, so we are committing to regular research into the market across all areas of talent, HR, and learning to help employers like you understand the real truth, how to adapt to change, and what competitive practices exist that you can adopt.

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The War for Talent Is Here: What’s Your Strategy to Win It? 

Achievers

The so-called “war for talent” has been raging hot ever since the phrase was coined in a McKinsey report back in 1998. In the past 20+ years, not much has changed — in fact, unemployment numbers came in at just 3.5 percent , which means that you probably have several positions to fill, and fewer prospects than ever to step into key roles. .

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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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5 Best Strategies for Employee Retention

Hppy

Employee turnover is expensive on many levels to the employer. The average cost of replacing an employee is 21% of their annual salary. It is no wonder then that organizational psychology has turned this into one of their main research topics. The good news is that turnover can be significantly decreased through some simple scientifically-backed strategies.

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Number of the Day: barriers to virtual work

HRExecutive

65%: Percentage of business leaders who said relationship-building is the biggest obstacle to the virtual work environment Now more than a year into the remote-work experiment prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic, employers are still figuring out the most effective way to operate a distributed workplace. While some may have been concerned about employee productivity at the start, that worry largely didn’t pan out—but instead has been replaced by other obstacles.

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4 unique interview questions to help you find the best employees

Workable

Interviewing is a difficult task, and most hiring managers don’t do it very often – so they don’t have time to get good at it. But, asking unique interview questions can help you better evaluate candidates to land someone with the proper knowledge, skills, and abilities. Here’s what we’ll cover: Why you should ask candidates unique interview questions.

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6 Ways HR Managers Can Boost Employee Morale in 2021

Hppy

The past year completely flipped the world upside down. From forecasting specialists to well-known psychics, no one could have accurately predicted the devastation brought forth by the Coronavirus. Almost overnight, most people had to switch from a professional work environment to a remote work setting. . As humans, it’s our natural instinct to resist change.

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5 Countries with the Best Employment Laws

Global People Strategist

Around the world, workers are given different rights. These range from the right to organize protests and participate in trade unions, to working in safe conditions and overtime pay. This article explores 5 countries that have the best employment laws from the perspective of the employee with top global rankings in terms of rights of workers, based on their labor traditions and violation of labor rights. 1.

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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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Here Are 10 High-Paying Jobs You Can Land With an Associate’s Degree

The Muse

An associate’s degree can lay the foundation for a financially rewarding career. Here are 10 jobs to consider and open roles you can apply to right now.

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How You Can Help Your New Hires Adjust and Be Comfortable In the Office

Take It Personel-ly

Beginning a new job can be intimidating for many people. There is the feeling of wanting to prove your worth and succeed to show that you are best for the position. However, there is also the intimidation of an entirely new office environment and set of co-workers to get to know and adjust to. You […].

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Recruitment Industry Trends for 2021

Hppy

In an industry that changes often in a typical year, the recruitment industry will see some significant changes in 2021 due to the impact that the pandemic has had on the job market around the world. Luckily, many of these changes will be positive and will likely stick around for a while to allow for improvements and growth in the industry. . A recruiter’s job is to seek out candidates that are the best of the best.

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exaqueo Celebrates Client Appreciation Week and 10 Years of Service #exaqueo10

exaqueo

For the past decade, it’s been our mission to help clients tell the true story of their organizations’ employment experience. And we know, without our clients, there’d be no exaqueo. They are part of our story.

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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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Maximizing Employee Engagement During the Return-to-Office Process

Bonusly

It’s been quite a year, hasn’t it? The outbreak of the global COVID-19 pandemic has prompted new ways of thinking about work—with remote and flexible work emerging as chief topics. We’ve learned a lot in the transition to remote work as we socially-distanced for the health of our colleagues, and now it’s time to apply those insights to the next step in getting back to normal—our return to the office.

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The Risks of In-house Social Media Screening in Hong Kong

Cisive

Conducting social media screening on a candidate is becoming an increasingly common practice in the hiring process. Despite the common perception that data in the public domain can be used freely, using data from a job applicant’s social media account may not always be consistent with the current data protection laws in Hong Kong. In particular, the way that information collected from social media is used by an employer when screening their candidate may increase the risk of allegations of

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Use of AI in the Workplace Raises Legal Concerns

SHRM Resources

Artificial intelligence (AI) tools flooding the HR technology marketplace can bring great value to organizations but also carry significant legal risks if not managed properly. Any employer who wants to use AI in the workplace needs to weigh the benefits against the potential legal risks and must also keep a close eye on emerging laws to stay in compliance, according to two experts speaking at the Society for Human Resource Management Employment Law & Compliance Conference.

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How to resolve conflicts in office

HR Digest

All collaborative exercises need some rules to co-exist and resolve disputes. If there were no referees for games and no redressal forums, then life would undoubtedly get chaotic. The same applies to work-based conflict. Some rules and regulations need to be in place and avenues of redressal available for smooth functioning. Some form of disagreement will inevitably occur when several people collaborate on a project or work together as team members.

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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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Is HR at risk of irrelevancy in the changing world of work?

HR Zone

Change Should we scrap HR?

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What’s Changed When it Comes to Employee Engagement Pre- COVID-19 vs. Today?

Perceptyx

In order to have a high-performing workforce, it's essential that leaders identify and understand the factors that both create and sustain high levels of employee engagement. But given the tremendous disruptions of the past year, what are the key drivers of employee engagement today, and how have these drivers changed when compared to the pre-COVID workplace environment?

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Are You Leading Better Internal Customer Experiences?

Babette Ten Haken - Human Capital & Industrial IoT

Leading better internal customer experiences, together, are mission-critical to creating successful project environments. As you head forward towards your post-pandemic workplace, consider the sum total of your experiences as internal customers of each other during the past year. First, because your collective expectations as internal customers of each other have changed.

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10 Mistakes Which Can Demotivate an Employee

6Q

The building blocks of any organisation are its employees. Since the growth or stagnation of any company is entirely based on the performance of its employees so naturally demotivated or disengaged employees are a problem for the entire company’s outlook. The underperformance of the disengaged employees is a tremendous waste of the company’s time and resources.

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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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Why Writing Skills Are Important for Every Job—and How to Improve Yours

The Muse

Writing skills matter for every job. Here’s how to improve your writing skills and show them off in a job search. (Plus examples!).

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DOT (FMCSA) Clearinghouse Regulations – One Year in the Books

Cisive

In 2020, employers with drivers that operate commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) were tasked to comply with one of the most significant changes in the Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations in recent years. The Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration (FMCSA) Clearinghouse rule, also known as the Commercial Driver’s License Drug and Alcohol Clearinghouse (“Clearinghouse”) – 49 CFR Part 382, subpart G [1] , went into effect on January 6, 2020.

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Bring company core values to life – from poster to practice

Insperity

Companies often spend a lot of time and effort creating their mission, vision and values. But too often they take all of that work, put words on a poster, place it in front of their employees – and miss the opportunity to put those values into practice. The last thing you want after working on your values is for the poster’s content to become meaningless, something employees ignore while they grab coffee or heat up their lunch in the breakroom.

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Why HR needs to solve ‘real failures’ around deskless workers

HRExecutive

HR professionals in a variety of industries—such as manufacturing, retail, transportation, entertainment and hospitality—faced a unique challenge during the pandemic: How do you communicate with employees who don’t sit behind a desk or lack access to a computer or email? Some struggled and scrambled, trying to figure out how to relay critical changes involving safety protocols , company operations and employee scheduling, says Joe Ross, chief product officer at Workforce Software, a global provi

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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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6 Tips for Successful Virtual Networking, Even During the Pandemic

The Muse

You don’t have to stop networking because of the pandemic—and you shouldn’t. Here’s how to forge connections remotely.

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Virtual Onboarding Checklist: 8-Steps to Nail Your Virtual Onboarding

Workology

“If you think happy and engaged employees just happen, you couldn’t be more wrong”. That’s the line Kate Pavlina’s thesis on virtual onboarding starts with, quoting Michael Krasman. You. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

This post, it’s your Friday good news , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s your Friday good news, with more accounts of success even in this weird time. 1. Last year my company was so great when it came to COVID. I work for a large company (~20k employees) and they prioritized saving people’s jobs above all else, which led to a reduction in staff size that was less that 5% and significantly less than our competitors.