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Your HR budget: 6 line items to prioritize right now

Insperity

Your human resources (HR) budget encompasses a wide variety of initiatives directly impacting your people and, therefore, your business success. These include: Recruiting Hiring Onboarding Compensation Benefits Training Software and other technology Administrative costs It’s always good practice to re-evaluate your budget allocation and all line items routinely.

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Don’t Underestimate the Power of Kindness at Work

Civility Partners

Last Monday, November 13th was World Kindness Day. As an organization that is focused on building positive and healthy work environments, being kind doesn’t just make us feel warm and fuzzy; it actually helps us achieve awesome results, especially as we’re growing. Think about it: a simple “thank you,” “please,” or “you’re welcome” creates a big impact in communication.

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How the New I-9 Process Affects Essium

Essium HRM

Back on July 21, 2023, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) stated that a new Form I-9 was arriving. While USCIS initially made using the updated version optional, it became mandatory as of October 31, 2023. As a result, failing to use the new I-9 on November 1, 2023, and beyond makes companies subject to penalties. Form I-9 is a critical part of the onboarding process.

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What’s driving 90% of employers to plan for 2024 layoffs?

HRExecutive

Amid ongoing economic uncertainty, layoffs spread across industries in 2023, and a new report finds that the downsizing trend is expected to continue well into 2024. - Advertisement - According to Randstad RiseSmart’s Global Severance report, nine in 10 employers surveyed expect to reduce their workforce size in the upcoming year, based on a survey of 400 HR and procurement professionals from around the globe, including in the U.S.

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6 Strategies to Navigate Social Determinants of Health for a Better Workplace

In today’s dynamic work landscape, where the lines between personal and professional life blur, understanding the intricate interplay between social determinants of health (SDoH) and emotional wellbeing is paramount. Employers must acknowledge that the whole person comes to work and every aspect of a person’s personal and professional life, especially their mental health, comes with them.

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2024 California Employment Law Updates Seminars, Webinars

HRWatchdog

Register now for CalChamber’s 2024 Employment Law Updates seminars and webinars before they sell out! California Governor Gavin Newsom signed numerous employment-related legislation in 2023 , so there are a lot of changes employers need to be prepared for starting January 1. “Many new state laws are taking effect beginning and throughout 2024 that greatly impact employers,” says Bianca Saad, General Counsel for Labor and Employment at CalChamber.

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How Registered Apprenticeship Benefits Employers and Jobseekers- Best Practices

EDSI

Connecting apprenticeship programs with your state and local workforce system is a win-win partnership and we have extensive experience working with employers and jobseekers to strengthen the workforce and our economy. Our Regional Apprenticeship Coordinator Adina Tayar offers best practices!

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How to Evaluate & Track Employee Performance

Intoo USA

Evaluating and tracking employee performance is a fundamental component of effective team management. It serves several critical purposes, enhancing a workforce’s overall productivity and success. Performance evaluations allow managers to pinpoint areas requiring improvement in an employee’s work, which is essential for both individual and team development.

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Inspiring Team Success: How to Align Employees With Company Goals

15Five

Organizational alignment can be the difference-maker in developing a high-performing team. It’s the glue that connects employees to the company’s broader mission, ensuring everyone is rowing in the same direction with their eyes fixed on the same finish line. But when it comes to goal-setting, achieving organizational alignment doesn’t just happen.

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Hybrid working: Is two days in the office the magic number?

HR Zone

Hybrid working is one of the most significant shifts in organisational practice in recent years, and the implications for organisational culture are

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Here Are the HR Trends to Watch in 2024 + Plus Advice for Driving Impact!

The pressure is on to create a positive onboarding experience. Plus, a sub-par onboarding process can domino into other concerns such as low performance, burnout (for you and new hires), and retention challenges. Our 2024 State of HR report will give you a realistic picture of the HR landscape and tips to onboarding effectively in the year to come.

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Apprenticeship Programs: a Win-Win for Employers, Jobseekers and Communities

EDSI

It’s no secret that companies in all employment sectors are facing challenging workforce shortages and gaps. What many companies don’t know is that apprenticeships offer a viable solution for recruiting, training and retaining world-class talent. Apprenticeships are an earn-as-you-learn, flexible workforce development tool and training strategy that can be customized to meet the needs of any business.

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10 Tips to Level Up Your Professional Network

TalentCulture

People often hate the idea of networking, either because they’re introverts by nature, they’re afraid of rejection, or they don’t want to seem pushy, self-absorbed, and disingenuous. Still, networking remains one of the most effective strategies for managing a successful career. In fact, 70% of Americans say they found their current job through their professional […] The post 10 Tips to Level Up Your Professional Network appeared first on TalentCulture.

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The Retention Roadmap: Plotting Your Course to Proactive Employee Retention

15Five

Employee retention isn’t merely a challenge—it’s an ongoing effort that requires continuous foresight and strategy. At our second annual Thrive by 15Five conference, we held a breakout session titled “The Retention Roadmap: Plotting Your Course to Proactive Employee Retention”. The session was moderated by Emily Diaz , VP of Transform at 15Five, and brought together industry experts Kirsti Grant , Chief People Experience Officer at Auror , and Caren Mix , Director of People Operation

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17 Clever Ways To Get Better At Public Speaking As A Leader

Forbes Coaches Council

Effectively communicating directly to an audience demands more than simply conveying information; it requires the ability to inspire, engage and connect with listeners.

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Improving Access To & Utilization Of Cancer Screening With Color

Discover how Color's comprehensive care solution is revolutionizing cancer screening adherence and knowledge. Through an in-depth case study, Color's unique approach to comprehensive cancer care has shown significant benefits in increasing screening rates and enhancing patient knowledge. Participants reported a 2-3x increase in adherence to screening guidelines over just 8 weeks, with 84% of participants increasing their familiarity with timing and frequency of cancer screening.

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Why new hires are jilting employers—and what to do about it

HRExecutive

A candidate’s signature on a job offer letter is no guarantee they’ll walk through the door on day one. In fact, after accepting an offer, 51% of new hires either later decline the offer or completely ghost the employer, according to a recent Gartner study of 3,500 candidates who were on the job hunt in the past 12 months. - Advertisement - That figure has been rising for the past several years, says Jamie Kohn, a senior director of research in Gartner’s HR practice.

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Do You Need to Escape a Professional Reputation “Box”?

TalentCulture

Recently, I was talking with a dear friend who was about to interview a candidate she had unknowingly placed in a professional reputation “box” The best way to describe this friend is fierce, in charge, and collaborative. And she was adamant about hiring someone who was different from her and could challenge her. “What do […] The post Do You Need to Escape a Professional Reputation “Box”?

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15Five Celebrates HR Leaders Making an Impact With the Second Annual High Five Awards

15Five

Every day we are inspired by the HR leaders among our customers who are making real change at their companies to empower their employees. We know that the hard work done by HR professionals often goes unnoticed or unappreciated, so we created the High Five Awards to highlight HR leaders who are going above and beyond to make an impact in their organizations.

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Lonely Up Top? 15 Excellent Reasons To Join A CEO Peer Group

Forbes Coaches Council

From gaining diverse perspectives to expanding their network, the advantages of joining a peer group can be game-changing for CEOs who want to thrive in their leadership.

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The Rules Do Apply: Navigating HR Compliance

Speaker: Ann Meyers Piccirillo

HR Compliance is like a giant game of whack-a-mole. Once you think your company is compliant with all policies and procedures documented and in place, there’s a new or amended law, regulation, or final rule that pops up landing you back at ‘start.’ There are shifts, interpretations, and balancing acts to understanding compliance changes. Keeping up is not easy and it’s very time consuming.

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7 habits HR leaders should promote to build a healthy culture

HRExecutive

Performance and culture share a meaningful connection, says Kevin Oakes, the CEO and co-founder of the Institute for Corporate Productivity (i4cp). Speaking to CHRO at HRE’s Strategy Summit last week in San Diego, Oakes emphasized that thriving companies possess a secret advantage: a robust organizational culture. - Advertisement - According to i4cp’s 2023 Culture Fitness study, high-performance organizations—marked by significant growth in revenue, profitability, market share and e

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Manager feedback questions to ask your employees and improve your leadership

Business Management Daily

Most managers understand the importance of providing timely feedback to their direct reports, but it’s important to remember that feedback isn’t just for employees, Effective leaders also welcome and request constructive feedback. Receiving actionable feedback from your peers and direct reports is a great way to aid your own professional development as a manager.

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The Art of Strategic Succession Planning: Achieving Talent Continuity in an Era of Uncertainty

15Five

If you were one of the millions of people who obsessively tuned into the HBO series “Succession,” then you’ve seen how a poorly executed succession plan can throw an organization into chaos. But while succession planning isn’t nearly as dramatic in real life as it is on TV, it is still an important business practice. Effective succession planning can help mitigate business risks and limit the disruptions that occur when critical talent is lost.

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17 Helpful Ways To Support Grieving Employees During The Holidays

Forbes Coaches Council

While the holiday season is associated with joy and celebration, it can be a difficult time for employees who have recently experienced loss or negative life events.

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Automate Your Onboarding Process In 7 Steps

Efficient employee onboarding is more than a warm welcome—it's a catalyst for business growth. Automated onboarding transforms new hires into productive team members faster, fostering long-term satisfaction and talent retention. For HR, automation means replacing inefficient manual processes with streamlined, cost-effective operations. Our eBook reveals how automating employee onboarding delivers these benefits, reducing HR challenges and elevating new employee readiness.

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How making ‘work fun’ helped this credit union cut turnover in half

HRExecutive

In 2019, Texans Credit Union—which delivers a suite of financial products and services to 120,000 members, supported by 250 employees across 11 branches—had a turnover problem. Turnover stood at 46% organization-wide and 63% among customer-facing roles in branches. - Advertisement - Four years later, those figures have dropped to 18% and 25%, respectively.

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Jocks vs. Geniuses: Why We’re Wrong About Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift

marenated HR

Alright, let’s huddle up for a quick reality check: Travis Kelce, Kansas City Chiefs’ tight end extraordinaire, and Taylor Swift, the queen of heartbreak ballads and zinger-filled lyrics, are in different leagues – and I don’t just mean NFL and Billboard. You might be living under a rock if you haven’t seen the countless memes mocking Kelce’s spelling, pie in the sky observations and general “mock the jock” snark.

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Driving Change Successfully: How to Enlist Managers as Catalysts for Strategic HR

15Five

Enabling your managers with the tools and processes they need to be successful is one of the most effective ways to drive employee engagement, performance, and retention. And when you can also turn those managers into strategic HR champions, that’s when you’ll see true transformation in the organization. After 30 years working in the HR industry and most recently as the Chief People Officer at SharkNinja, I have a career-long passion for leader and manager development and the need to deliver it

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16 Coaches On How To Overcome A Fear Of Saying ‘No’

Forbes Coaches Council

Overcoming FOSN—or a “fear of saying no”—is essential if one hopes to achieve a healthy work-life balance, maintain professional boundaries and grow in their career.

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Modernizing Hiring: The Rise of Contingent Recruitment in 2024

The job market is changing fast, and to stay ahead, your hiring strategy needs to be flexible. With recent economic shifts, more companies are turning to contingent workers for their adaptability and cost savings. In fact, 32% of businesses are already prioritizing contingent over traditional full-time positions. Curious to learn more? In our new guide, you'll discover: The major benefits of incorporating contingent workers into your team.