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Digital Transformation Can Help Manage Any Workforce Approach

HR Bartender

(Editor’s note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Paycom , a leading provider of cloud-based human capital management software. They were ranked third on the inaugural 2021 Top Workplaces USA list of organizations with over 2,500 employees. Congratulations! Hope you enjoy the article.). We’ve talked before about how digital transformation can improve manager effectiveness and the employee experience.

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Elderwood Uses Kazoo to Incentivize COVID-19 Vaccination

Kazoo

Users of the Kazoo platform are familiar with Incentives — the capability that enables employees to earn rewards points for completing activities that support your company culture, like earning safety certifications, participating in wellness programs, and more. And now, at least one Kazoo customer has created a COVID-19 vaccination Incentive. Everyone uses Incentives a little bit differently.

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Skilled Employees and Where To Find Them

Hppy

Nowadays, learning new skills is easier than ever. With many webinars, online courses, and tons of free information on the Internet, the job market should be brimming with talented people for hire. Nonetheless, the reality is entirely different. The skills gap is a significant issue many employers have to face. In fact, the search for skilled employees has become an endless activity for more than one hiring manager.

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Health Care Human Resources Week

Hospital Recruiting

HospitalRecruiting.com/BlakeConner. The third week of March – for 2021, the 15 th through the 19 th – is designated Health Care Human Resources Week. The week takes time to recognize HR professionals’ role in the continuum of care for the nation. Healthcare HR staff members provide needed support for the industry, assuring needs are met for patients, facilities and individual healthcare providers.

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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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DOL Sent Independent-Contractor Proposal to White House for Review

SHRM Resources

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently sent a proposed rule to the White House that would clarify whether workers are independent contractors or employees. The department recently delayed a rule that was issued by the prior administration.

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Focus Group Check In

Compensation Cafe

Historically, Human Resources have had an on-again, off-again relationship with focus groups. We haul the methodology out for diverse reasons--to test a new incentive idea, find out what employees mean by competitive pay, learn why employees feel they are being paid unfairly and so on. In most organizations, there is no regular schedule and no one who quality checks the way we go about them.

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AI Sophistication Doesn’t Cause Ethical Issues–Level of Influence Does

Visier

Ethical concerns have always been at the forefront of the AI field. Artificial intelligence has the power to trigger deep-seated public fear, especially as it becomes more and more sophisticated. These anxieties are understandable—a world ruled by robots is a frightening vision, which is perhaps why it’s been so well-explored in science fiction. But the truth is that AI doesn’t need to be advanced to cause harm.

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How Kellogg fuels their global workforce with frequent recognition

Achievers

Coupling their vision to help foster a good and just world with their mission to create better days and a place at the table for everyone through their trusted food brands, Kellogg set out to fuel their global workforce with frequent recognition and a focus on fairness, equity, and inclusivity. In business over 100 years, and operating across four regions, Kellogg’s global manufacturing footprint spans North America, Latin America, Europe, and Asia Pacific, with a workforce of over 31,000 employ

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Top Questions To Ask Employees During Performance Reviews

15Five

Performance reviews aren’t simply a time to discuss performance. It’s a valuable development conversation that can uncover an employee’s unique strengths, align them with the company’s mission, and empower continuous development. But that’s no simple feat. A successful performance review cycle includes HR leaders working in lock-step with managers to gain accurate insight on team performance, but to do that, managers must be given a structure for having these conversations–especially

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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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How The Raise the Wage Act Could Impact ACA Compliance

ACA Times

3 minute read: The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) issued a report last month that outlines the budgetary effects on American employment if the Raise the Wage Act of 2021 is enacted. The report , officially titled “The Budgetary Effects of The Raise the Wage Act of 2021” outlines specific changes to employment rates and the federal poverty line for individuals and household incomes.

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What Do You Do When You're Recognized?

Engage2Excel

Employees typically share recognition through various methods such as face-to-face, through video, via email or eCard, a handwritten note card, a text or through their organization's recognition programs. While recognition has a positive effect on morale, engagement and retention, many employees are uncomfortable being recognized. For some, they don't like being in the spotlight, for others they don't know how to react.

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The Go Big or Go Home Myth of Leadership Risk-Taking

The People Equation

flickr. There’s a narrative in the business world that says leaders must take bold risks ( BHAG , anyone?) to garner business success. And while audacious goals do indeed require boldness, there’s an underbelly to this mindset. Left to grow unchecked, that swashbuckling style often morphs into something toxic in the workplace culture and business results suffer.

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Why You Should Invest in HR Management Software

SutiHR

In today’s fast-paced world, technology is constantly changing the way organizations operate. Especially, automating human resources (HR) software has enabled HR departments to streamline the complicated tasks involved in managing the entire workforce, allowing them to improve company productivity. From promoting and advertising job vacancies to finding, hiring and on-boarding the right talent, HR software solutions have automated all HR processes in an efficient way to transform business operat

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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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4 Secrets Revealed: How to Find Top Talent on LinkedIn Like a Pro in 2021

Spark Hire

We’ve spent a lot of time online recently (even more than usual) due to the global pandemic. Even while casually browsing, you may have noticed an increase in active job seekers across social media. So, why not make the most out of the situation and finally fill those open positions at your company? As you probably know, using LinkedIn for recruitment is one of the best ways to find top talent no matter the industry you’re in.

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Sumser: Google’s AI ethics problem just got even worse

HRExecutive

In early December 2020, Timnit Gebru was fired from her job. The co-lead of Google’s AI Ethics Research Department was one of the authors of a paper that questioned some of the company’s most valued business models. Two-and-a-half months later, the other leader of the ethics department, Margaret Mitchell, was also fired. The team Gebru built at Google is one of the most diverse in AI.

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Turnover ‘Tsunami’ Expected Once Pandemic Ends

SHRM Resources

More than half of employees surveyed in North America plan to look for a new job in 2021, according to a new report, while separate research shows that a quarter of workers plan to quit their jobs outright once the COVID-19 pandemic subsides and recruiting efforts ramp up.

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4 Factors to Consider While Choosing a Document Management Solution

SutiHR

Every enterprise strives to be as efficient as possible when it comes to managing business processes to stay productive. However, the bundles of structured and unstructured paper documents make it difficult for businesses to organize data. There were days when filing cabinets lined every wall of the office, consuming much more storage space than needed.

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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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What is Unconscious Bias? (And How Do You Defeat It?)

TalentCulture

How do you defeat unconscious bias? First, you need to know what it is. Unconscious bias (also known as implicit bias) refers to unconscious forms of discrimination and stereotyping based […]. The post What is Unconscious Bias? (And How Do You Defeat It?) appeared first on TalentCulture.

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The future of leadership: Skills to look for in business leaders post-COVID-19

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

The COVID-19 pandemic has radically altered the business landscape. Many companies experienced anywhere from a 20 to 60 percent loss in revenue in 2020, and more than 14 million Americans either temporarily or permanently lost their jobs. This pandemic has impacted every industry and every aspect of our lives. The 2020 word of the year was “pivot,” as we all scrambled to rapidly adapt.

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15 Effective YouTube Tricks & Features Everyone Should Know

Take It Personel-ly

YouTube is the second largest and most popular platform for sharing and watching online videos. Whatever you think about video marketing, the first thing that comes to mind is YouTube. More than 1 billion active users and 1 billion hours of videos were watched per day. Here I have posted 15 effective tricks & features […].

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A year after lockdown: 5 ways the world of work has changed for good

HRExecutive

In the last year, the coronavirus pandemic has affected nearly all aspects of work, sparking widespread changes across HR from engagement to talent acquisition. Many experts have dubbed the crisis “The Big Accelerator” because it evolved existing HR practices and policies at such a rapid pace. Jason Averbook. “COVID-19 served as an accelerant—a time machine of sorts for bringing the people function in alignment with how the outside world had already been working, thinking and living for the past

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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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How can we improve representation of black executives and non-executives in FTSE 100 companies?

HR Zone

Change How to improve representation of black executives.

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7 Key Hiring Trends For 2021

HR Digest

The pandemic year was challenging for recruiters. As virtual recruiting and onboarding a remote workforce became the norm, the recruitment landscape had to adapt to the rapidly changing scenario. Talent shortage is a reality in these times, with the US facing a 69% shortfall, the highest in a decade. Korn Ferry predicts that by 2030, there will be a global human talent shortage of more than 85 million people, or roughly equivalent to Germany’s population.

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5 things you, as a learning professional, need to know about disability

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

People with disabilities are some of the most underrepresented individuals in the workplace. In the U.S. alone, more than a quarter (26 percent) of the population has some kind of disability — yet only 19 percent of people with disabilities are employed. So, it’s vital that we embed inclusion and accessibility in our organizations and in our learning processes, practices and content.

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Bersin: 4 ways HR can prepare now for the labor market change

HRExecutive

We are about to enter one of the hottest job markets in a decade. The $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan will boost the economy, and even now, we are already operating with 13% more open jobs than we had a year ago. My own estimates and those from Goldman Sachs are that the unemployment rate will drop to around 4.1% by the end of 2021. However, a recent report from The Conference Board warns of an extreme shortage of “blue-collar” workers.

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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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Return to work: why mental wellness must be a priority for organisations

HR Zone

Employees Mental wellness and the return to work.

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Long Term Financial Tips for Freelancers

Take It Personel-ly

If you’ve freelanced for any reasonable period of time, you’re likely already comfortable with the financial ebbs and flows that come with the gig lifestyle. While it can be a huge blessing, there’s no doubt that freelance income doesn’t follow traditional employment rules. If you’re already established, you’re likely already used to basic fiscal tips […].

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is it okay to take advantage of calm weeks at work?

Ask a Manager

This post, is it okay to take advantage of calm weeks at work? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Is it okay to take advantage of calm weeks at work? I am an exempt employee, I genuinely love working, and I have always received good feedback. I am always available to deal with emergencies, and I always always finish my tasks in a timely manner and hand over quality work.

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