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3 Business-Critical Reasons to Invest in Strategic HR


The concept of “being strategic” has become a bit watered down in the business world over the last few years. The phrase is often overused and misinterpreted. So when you truly want to take a more strategic approach (and have your efforts taken seriously), it’s important to define and demonstrate precisely what that means. If you Google synonyms for the word “strategy,” you’ll see things like “master plan,” “grand design,” and “bl

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Top Five Strategies On How To Deal With Burnout

Thrive Global

Burnout, stress, and mental exhaustion- are all things that we have dealt with through our rather busy lives. The truth is that when life becomes busy, our priorities shift. So we try to do everything we can with the bit of time we’re given, which often leads us to neglect our own mental and physical health. By definition, burnout is a state where you are mentally, emotionally, and physically exhausted at the hands of stress within your work life.


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DOL Will Issue New Independent-Contractor Proposed Rule

SHRM Resources

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has announced it will issue a proposed rule under the Fair Labor Standards Act on the misclassification of employees as independent.

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10 Best Recruitment Podcasts You Need To Listen To In 2022

HR Lineup

Recruitment can be challenging, and as a recruiter, it is essential that you stay abreast with developing trends to learn the best approach to it. Besides online content inspired by top HR tech influencers, you should consider listening to recruitment podcasts. The best element about podcasts is that you can listen to them anywhere and understand content as received.

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The 26th Annual HR Systems Survey

The 26th Annual HR Systems Survey, conducted by Sapient Insights Group, is now open for participation through July 1, 2023. Your voice is the future of HR technology! This survey is valuable for anyone supporting their organization's HR systems and practices, interested in sharing their vendor experiences, and giving back to the HR community. All responses are confidential and only used in aggregate results.

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HR Compliance: Get Back to Basics During the Great Reset

HR Bartender

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes. (Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at i-Sight , a leading provider of case management solutions that helps companies manage the process and workflow of investigators collecting and analyzing information related to a case, with the goal of resolving issues, managing risk, and identifying opportunities for improvement.

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Big Mac and Pay Gap Collide in New Index


What if there was a way to understand how your gender and race/ethnicity affect your buying power? With the world’s first, Big Mac Pay Gap Index, you can do just that. The online tool provides a new way of understanding what the pay gap means for you. It does so by showing you how much more a Big Mac costs you, after adjusting the menu price of a Big Mac to reflect the pay gap you may experience. .

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How InMail Response Rates Compare Across Industries and Talent Pools

Linkedin Talent Blog

To help recruiters better connect with candidates, we recently showed you which InMails tend to get the best response rates. For instance, the shortest InMails get responses at a rate that’s 22% higher than the global average. The actionable takeaway for recruiters hoping to improve their response rates? Write shorter InMails. But even if you craft the best, most optimized InMails in the world, some folks will still be harder to reach than others, just as some companies will have an easier time

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6 steps to designing a great employee benefits program


What do you think of when employee benefits are mentioned? Traditional offerings like health insurance and retirement plans are likely the first things that come to mind. Organizations often fail to go beyond these standard benefits, and if they do, it’s with a few additions that are selected without much thought and seldom improved. Today’s workforce is experiencing a new level of empowerment, and that comes with high expectations potential employers need to meet.

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On-Demand Coaching Team Receives Gold Globee® in 2022 Golden Bridge Awards

Intoo USA

We’re proud to announce that The Globee® Awards, organizers of world’s premier business awards programs and business ranking lists, has named INTOO a winner in the 14th Annual 2022 Golden Bridge Business and Innovation Awards. INTOO’s on-demand coaching team was recognized for Outstanding Achievement of the Year in Customer Success. As the only outplacement provider to offer on-demand career coaching seven days a week, we saw a 29+ increase in its usage by job seekers during the eligibility peri

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Ace Your I-9 Compliance: How HR Can Navigate the End of I-9 Virtual Review

Speaker: David Secunda, Co-Founder and CEO of WorkBright

Did your company inspect I-9 documents virtually? Hot off the press from ICE, you have until August 30th, 2023 to document a physical inspection of those documents! If you’re not sure what exactly this means for your organization or are struggling to physically review I-9 documents with remote employees, join WorkBright for a 60 minute deep-dive and Q&A on the end of I-9 virtual review.

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How Hiring Women Can Help Advance the Engineering Field


In many of the highest-paying careers, men still outnumber women. Not only does this mean that the pay gap between men and women still persists, but it also means that women are not getting the opportunities they deserve and are unable to fully participate in the workforce. . Engineering is a prime example of a field still dominated by men. In fact, women made up just 15% of the engineering workforce in 2019.

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eSignatures: Contract Signing Made Easy for Accounting Firms


You should be extremely cautious while handling the firm’s critical finance-related contracts. But inaccurate and misplaced paperwork damages the objective. Moreover, you can notice that how much tedious and manual contract signing leads to mental stress, thus fueling attrition rate within the finance department. It is obvious that you don’t want this to happen.

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4 DEIB writing style guides for employee communications during Pride Month and beyond


Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) are a bedrock at Achievers. We are always striving to create a workplace where everyone belongs, and help other organizations foster a culture of belonging for their employees. This is such an important way to Change the Way the World Works together. When we write, we take direction from those leading the way in the 2SLGBTQIA+ community on educating society about inclusive terminology.

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Will Layoffs Continue? Lessons from the Tech and Financial Services Industries

Intoo USA

The economy is dynamic and constantly changing, sometimes faster than we expect it to. One year there is a huge downturn, leading to mass layoffs globally. A few years later, companies are desperate to find talent. Tech and financial services ( particularly, mortgage ) industries are experiencing the consequences of the pandemic. While changes in work behaviors in 2020 led to a tech boom, assisted by low interest rates and rising stocks, many tech companies hired too aggressively. .

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Employer Guide: End of I-9 Virtual Review

Attention employers! If you virtually inspected I-9 work authorization documents during the COVID pandemic, you are required to physically inspect those documents before August 30th, 2023! WorkBright has consolidated all the information you need to properly manage this unprecedented scenario in an end of I-9 Virtual Review guide. They've got you covered on: Understanding whether this applies to your organization Deadlines for virtual review and physical inspections Overview of the reconciliation

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13 New Generation People Analytics To #CauseTheEffect


What is one new HR metric or people analytics data points to discover risks and opportunities with in their workforce? To help you use people analytics data points to discover risks and opportunities within your workforce, we asked CEOs and HR professionals this question for their best insights. From Survivor Rate to Predictive Analytics in Talent Acquisition, there are several HR metrics and new generation people analytics that you may use to discover risks and opportunities within your workfor

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9 Employee Wellbeing Metrics to Track Right Now

Analytics in HR

With people leaving organizations in droves and a tight labor market, there has never been a more urgent time to focus on employee wellbeing and engagement. How can employers make sure that their employee wellbeing efforts work? Let’s have a look at all you need to know about employee wellbeing metrics. Contents What are employee wellbeing metrics?

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do I care too much about email style?

Ask a Manager

This post, do I care too much about email style? , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’m a freelance copyeditor for a firm, and emails are the only interaction I have with their communications team. I find myself appreciating the everyday fillers like “good morning” or “I hope you’re well” or “have a great weekend.” I know these are totally generic, yet it helps the interactions feel a little more warm.

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14 Great Examples Of Experiential Learning In The Workplace

Forbes Coaches Council

Most people learn faster and better when they’re actively involved in the process of doing whatever they being trained on, and many employers are starting to understand the power of experiential learning in the workplace.

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The Ultimate Guide to Optimizing HR Operations: How to Select Your New HR Software

Speaker: Patrick Sayers, President of Newcastle Research

Are you tired of struggling with outdated HR software? Are you interested in unlocking your organization’s productivity potential? It’s no secret that with tech-dependent remote work on the rise, it's more important than ever to successfully implement an HR platform that can provide actionable insights to help you hit all your key workforce KPIs. But with so much variation, how can you find the most optimal HR software platform for your team?

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How Important is Emotional Intelligence in Recruitment?

Hospital Recruiting

You may have heard the term emotional intelligence (EI or sometimes EQ – like IQ) when discussing soft skills institutions look for in potential hires. EI can be particularly valuable for recruitment professionals. These employees have the power to make or break a facility, choosing the best possible talent or contributing to poor engagement and churn.

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Call it what it is: ‘Fawning’ – and have the courage to intervene


‘I’m losing my mind!’ says an overworked and under-rested C-suite HR director to me on a recent international call. My initial thought is, “Wow! That would be nice to lose your mind.”. My mind won’t stop freaking out. Day and night, the constant mental chatter and energy drain of trying to support my teams as the world continues to be tremulous and precarious has taken a toll.

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I can’t afford to keep paying for work I’m not receiving from our nanny

Ask a Manager

This post, I can’t afford to keep paying for work I’m not receiving from our nanny , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: We have a nanny and she’s mostly wonderful. She’s experienced, super dependable, and incredible with our daughter, who adores her. We are due for another baby this fall.

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I'm Fine


Tough topic. My mental health. And some tough questions too. Shouldn't I have a bigger circle of close friends? Shouldn't I be more open? Shouldn't I be able to handle the pressure I'm under? Shouldn't it be easy to be available for everyone who needs me whenever they need me? Shouldn't I be strong 24/7? It's taken a long time to sort through these.

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Report: Insights on Global Fertility at Work

Fertility is not only a global healthcare concern, but also an important workplace issue. To better understand how fertility impacts the workplace, Carrot Fertility surveyed 5,000 people across the U.S., UK, Canada, India, and Mexico. Carrot asked questions to get a sense of how people around the world feel about fertility topics at work and how they want to be supported in their fertility and family-forming journeys.

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Belonging in the Workplace: What Does It Mean and Why Does It Matter?

Great Place to Work

Belonging is vital to performance, innovation and retention, and starts with executive commitment. Belonging is one of the biggest buzzwords in business today. It’s about time. Generations of company executives turned a blind eye to how well people – that is, people of diverse backgrounds – fit in with their culture. But it’s been impossible to deny the importance of belonging in recent years.

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What Can I Do with My PTO?

Evil HR Lady

I’m a W-2 employee on salary, and I’m exempt. I have two weeks of PTO. Can my boss do the following? 1) not give me a bare minimum of 2-3 days of paid sick leave. 2) not allow me to make up time that I take to go to a Dr appointment or physical therapy. 3) not allow me to use my paid sick leave that I’m supposed to have by law for my appointments?

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watching movies at work, my company is ignoring inflation, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, watching movies at work, my company is ignoring inflation, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. Is watching movies a reasonable accommodation? I previously worked for a company that had an open office plan, with cubicles with low walls. One employee brought in an iPad and watched movies on it in his cubicle all day long.

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With Unstable Economy, Hiring Freezes and Layoffs Could Be Looming

SHRM Resources

?A steady trickle of headlines announcing hiring slowdowns, freezes and layoffs at familiar and successful companies such as Netflix, Walmart, Meta, Wayfair and Microsoft could be the early signs of job cuts later this year or into next. Troubling economic data and trends led by inflation, rising interest rates and reduced consumer retail spending has executives eyeing moves to preserve cash flow and minimize expenses.

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The 4 Pillars: Essentials for Workplace Mental Health and Benefits Strategies

Speaker: Sean Raible - Founder & Principal Consultant, Game Plan Total Rewards Consulting Inc.

Promoting and sustaining a psychologically safe work environment becomes less of a task when employee benefits are included in the discussion. For any organization looking to move things forward, the key is to go beyond just EAP and training sessions to create a sustainable, healthier culture by integrating your broader HR, DEI, and benefits programs.