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5 Ways to Improve Diversity Recruiting Efforts


The Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement has placed a magnifying glass on the state of workplace diversity at organizations in all industries. The BLM movement has stirred companies to finally make diversity and inclusion tablestakes and according to this NPR piece, leaders are examining how they can do better throughout the employee lifecycle. . With Talent Acquisition usually an individual’s first encounter with your company, it’s more important than ever to improve your diversity recruiting effo

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Why Employer Branding is so Important

Blu Ivy Group

In a continued celebration of being nominated as one of the top Canadian Employer Brands for the HR Awards , we are highlighting one of our clients, CGI to share a few things that make their work really special. CGI is among the largest IT and business consulting services firms in the world. Operating in hundreds of locations across the globe, CGI delivers end-to-end services and solutions, including strategic IT and business consulting, systems integration, intellectual property, and managed IT


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Flexible Work Schedules: How to Support Even Super Short Shifts of Varying Lengths


Flexible work schedules and workplace flexibility have been trending for several years now. However, the trend was dramatically accelerated in early 2020 thanks to COVID-19. Out of necessity, millions switched overnight to work from home. Work-life balance took on new meaning as work from home parents juggled child care and other family obligations.

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Making a Life: Advice for Managing Work-Life Balance

Cornerstone On Demand

With Labor Day weekend in the rearview, it’s finally time to face that the fall is here. In previous years, it meant students returning to school and many of us resuming a more consistent routine, uninterrupted by summer trips and time off. Of course, this summer looked nothing like summers of the past—and this fall will be different, too. Back in the early days of the COVID-19 pandemic, I remember discussing reopening with our leadership team.

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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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Calif. Governor Signs Law Exempting Freelance Journalists from ‘ABC Test’

SHRM Resources

Many freelance journalists, musicians, translators and other workers in California can operate as independent contractors under a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom on Sept. 4.

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What California Residents Need to Know About the Individual Mandate

ACA Times

2 minute read: This year will mark the first year that California residents will face a new reality of the Individual Mandate. While 2019 was a year of reprieve from the obligation for individuals to obtain healthcare coverage when the federal Individual Mandate was zeroed out in 2019, a new state Individual Mandate in California has sprouted in 2020 to fill the void. .

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Best practices for onboarding remote employees


One of the primary goals of employee onboarding is to help new hires acclimate to the social and professional expectations of their new work environment so that they can proceed comfortably and effectively in their roles. As more companies choose to hire remote workers, they face the challenge of creating an onboarding process that accomplishes this goal for virtual employees.

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Upskilling Your Employees: Top 10 Benefits


Let’s have a quiz: if you had just one skill to equip your employees with, what would that be? If your response was something like: “I want my employees to master X software,” you might want to reconsider. Because a new, more shiny app could replace that software tool in less than six months from now, and your wish would have gone to waste. But what if you didn’t have to pick, and you were able to develop your employees’ complete skillsets instead of just one skill?

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Webinar: Understanding the Employee Experience – PART 2: Before, During, & After COVID-19


Date: Wednesday, September 16, 2020. Time: 1:00 pm Eastern / 10:00 pm Pacific. Presenters: Dr. Tracy Maylett, CEO, who will be joined by a panel of guests. Cost: Complimentary, with free registration. Join us for this special follow-up webinar, “Understanding the Employee Experience – PART 2: Before, During, & After COVID-19” Our guest panel of experts will discuss: What employee engagement will look like in the future, and how to get ahead of it.

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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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CA AB2257 and Its Impact on ACA and Pay Equity Compliance

ACA Times

2 minute read: California’s AB 5 has forever changed how employers work with freelance workers; that much is certain. A new bill, however, may provide relief for employers that work with certain types of freelance workers. The bill, officially called AB 2257, was signed into law by California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday, September 4 and goes into effect immediately.

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6 Most Important Employee Training Topics That Your Organization Should Consider


With the growing need for excellence in the workplace, the value of employee training is also rising. However, many times companies face doubts regarding the topics that they have to cover in their employee training programs. In this post, we are trying to clear such doubts. Here you will find a list of six super crucial employee training topics that companies in 2020 should consider.

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Education at HC Brands: Learn & Grow With Us

Holmes Custom

HC Brands represents six core values: Passion, Grit, Winning, Collaboration, Accountability and Curiosity. Every day, the HC Brands team strives to excel at these values, and now we’re offering students the chance to grow with us! As part of our spirit of philanthropy and giving, we’ve now expanded our business to include an Education Department.

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Five Guys Daphne Discusses The Benefits Of Hiring Students From Their Community

New to HR

Hiring local students is one of the ways in which Five Guys finds its best employees. Local students are dedicated to their schoolwork and their. The post Five Guys Daphne Discusses The Benefits Of Hiring Students From Their Community appeared first on New To HR.

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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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OFCCP Releases New Scheduling List, Including New Promotions and Accommodations Focused Reviews

Berkshire Associates

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) released two new Corporate Scheduling Announcement Lists (CSAL) today, available online at [link]. The first list includes 2,250 supply and Service establishments and the second list includes 200 construction establishments.

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God Bless You -Do You Know The Origin Of This Phrase?

Kevin Sheridan

Do You Know The Origin Of This Term? Given the current Covid – 19 Pandemic, there is heck of a lot more sneezing going on. As a result, there are many more “God Bless You” prayers/blessings being said. The origin of this phrase is more than a bit fascinating. The Black Death (also known as the Pestilence, the Great Mortality, Bubonic Plaque, or The Plague) was the deadliest pandemic recorded in human history.

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California Governor Immediately Expands Supplemental COVID-19 Paid Sick Leave


On September 9, 2020, Governor Newsom signed AB 1867 , a bill that immediately expands supplemental paid sick leave for COVID-19-related reasons for certain employers not already covered by existing leaves. Early in the pandemic, there was talk of creating more COVID-19-related paid leave requirements to fill the “gaps” left by the Families First Coronavirus Response Act ( FFCRA ), the federal law that requires COVID-19-related paid sick leave for employers with fewer than 500 employees.

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How to Manage Conflict and Negotiation in the Workplace

Pollack Peacebuilding

Managing conflict and negotiation in the workplace is an important task that’s easier accomplished when workplaces have a company culture that celebrates effective communication. Effective communication is the key to preventing conflict before it starts. This is an opportunity to supply your employees with the tools they need to work more collaboratively and support each other’s ideas rather than respond defensively and trigger conflict.

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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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OFCCP AAP Verification Proposal To Be Released Monday

Berkshire Associates

The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (“OFCCP”) plans to release its long-awaited AAP verification proposal on Monday. According to a pre-publication notice released today, OFCCP is seeking approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act for an “an annual Affirmative Action Program online certification process for federal contractors and for a secure method for federal contractors to submit AAPs electronically to OFCCP when they are scheduled for a compliance evaluation.”.

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65 employee recognition ideas – the ultimate list


There are plenty of great employee recognition ideas that we have seen over the years, and so we thought we’d put together.

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What’s the Difference Between Employee Satisfaction and Employee Engagement?


Trick question: If an engaged employee is a productive employee, then is employee satisfaction something organizations should be working to achieve? The answer is yes.

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New survey confirms old theory: Bad bosses cause most worker stress

Business Management Daily

A new Society for Human Resource Management survey affirms the workplace adage that employees leave managers, not companies. Fully 84% of U.S. workers polled said poorly trained managers create a lot of unnecessary work and stress. The survey of U.S. workers examined their perspective on how ill-equipped—or well-equipped—their supervisors were to manage people, the most important skills managers need to develop and how a better manager could improve their own performance as an individual contrib

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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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#WorkTrends: Transforming the Healthcare Benefits Experience


Now more than ever, employers feel a mandate to take good care of their people. And that responsibility is bigger than how best to empower a remote workforce. It is […]. The post #WorkTrends: Transforming the Healthcare Benefits Experience appeared first on TalentCulture.

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How Does Unemployment Work for Employers When a Former Employee Files a Claim?

Patriot Software

Letting employees go is never easy. But if you’re dealing with staggering profits, unproductive workers, or the effects of COVID-19, you might not have a choice. When your employees become unemployed, they may be eligible for unemployment benefits. But, how does unemployment work for employers? What are your responsibilities? How do unemployment benefits work?

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Edcor expands partnership with Ashford


National ed ucation b enefits a dministrator Edcor announces expand ed partnership with Ashford University to bring additional tuition dollars , new leadership training programs to Edcor customers Media Contact: Barbara Fornasiero, EAFocus Communications, 248.260.8466; Troy, MI – September 10 , 2020 – Edcor, one of the nation’s largest pr ovider s of education benefits administration solutions to employers – process ing nearly $ 250M in

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Does Your Organization Have a Future Without Talent Mobility?


The post Does Your Organization Have a Future Without Talent Mobility? appeared first on Fuel50.

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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.