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11 numbers to know in 2024 — starting with FSAs, 401(k)s

HRExecutive

According to recent figures released by the Internal Revenue Service , limits on out-of-pocket expenses and contributions to flexible spending accounts , 401(k)s, health savings accounts and high-deductible health plans will increase in 2024. - Advertisement - These increases come as the inflation rate remains stubbornly high at 3.2% in October. And economists say this rate is not likely to fall to the Fed’s long-term target of 2% in 2024.

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How Leaders Can Quickly Reduce Their Stress Levels

Forbes Coaches Council

There's a simple solution: Ask every one of your direct reports what their system is for tracking things that have been assigned to them.

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Fake candidates, hallucinated jobs: How AI could poison online hiring

Fast Company The Future of Work

With candidates and employers both using AI to expedite recruitment, some form of mayhem is inevitable in 2024, predicts Forrester.

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AI in HR: Revolutionizing the Future of Human Resources

Darwinbox

From cost savings to improved performance, AI has had a significant impact on every aspect of HR. In this article, we will explore how AI-powered tools are increasing efficiency in hiring processes, improving employee satisfaction, enhancing data analysis, streamlining onboarding and training, and reducing bias and discrimination. You will also learn about the challenges that AI brings, and read about successful examples of implementing AI in HR.

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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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HR Leadership: A Fresh Perspective on Shaping Organisational Success

EmployeeConnect

In the corporate landscape where the mantra of ‘People First’ echoes among CEOs, a noticeable gap persists in recognising the pivotal role of HR professionals at the executive level. Despite the prevalent buzz around ‘human capital’ and ‘performance,’ only a handful of business leaders seamlessly integrate HR into their decision-making processes.

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Gender Bias in Hiring: How to Eliminate It

Ongig

Gender bias, often unconsciously, plays a major role in hiring and leads to irrational decisions about who gets hired or not. Whether we like it or not, biases are a part of human nature – they help us simplify the complexities of daily life. We all generalize, make associations, have unintentional attitudes, and believe in certain stereotypes. Today, we will talk about how hiring people based on their gender is a common bias.

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Diversity and Inclusion in Recruitment: Leveraging Job Portals to Attract a Varied Talent Pool

Hppy

Diversity is not just a buzzword for modern companies, but a business imperative. Having a diverse workforce is beneficial since it brings varied perspectives, contributes to innovation, and reflects our globalized world. Likewise, inclusion ensures every employee feels valued and respected, enhancing teamwork and productivity. Developing an effective diversity recruitment strategy goes beyond ticking boxes.

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6 Tips for Adopting a Four-Day Workweek

Great Place to Work

Rimini Street, a global software and engineering services provider, shares how it tested and expanded a pilot program to its 2,000 global employees. Despite improved workplace experiences at the typical U.S. workplace, most companies have yet to crack the code on employee well-being. Great Place To Work® surveyed more than 4,400 U.S. employees in a market study in July of 2023.

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I have a new staffing agency, where do I start? 5 ways to get new clients

Bullhorn Blog

The staffing industry is built on relationships , literally and figuratively. Many new business owners get up and running by building relationships with a few tried and true clients. But how can you identify new partnerships and get new clients for your staffing agency? It’s a struggle that faces new and tenured staffing firms. Wherever your business is on its journey, prospecting new clients is essential for finding and maintaining success.

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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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What Brokers Can Be Thankful For This Year

Extensis

Quick look: The season of gratitude is here, and it’s an ideal time for brokers to pause and take stock of the many things they are grateful for. Thankfully, market trends are pointing toward a continued need for benefits and PEO brokers, and the right HR outsourcing partner can help them continue to meet those demands. Thanksgiving is quickly approaching, as is the new year, making it a natural time to reflect on what has gone well so far this year and what may lie ahead in 2024.

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How to Make a Work Schedule

Homebase

Let’s face it—scheduling can be stressful. And if you’re new to creating work schedules, it can be a bit complicated to wrap your head around. But employee scheduling isn’t just something you can tuck away and forget about. It’s a key part of building a successful small business and managing a team. Lucky for you, whether you’re growing your team or new to scheduling—we’ve got you covered.

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Counting Blessings: Embracing Gratitude and Thankfulness During the Holiday Season

Essium HRM

At Essium, we are incredibly thankful that we get to serve such fantastic clients throughout the year. Without our clients, we wouldn’t be the company we are today, and we are eternally grateful for the trust they extend to us each and every year. With the holidays approaching, many staffing firms also want to express their gratitude and thankfulness to their client companies and candidates.

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A Complete Guide to Hiring Employees in Hong Kong

Recruiters Lineup

Hiring employees in Hong Kong involves navigating a complex set of legal, cultural, and administrative considerations. Whether you are a multinational corporation establishing a presence in the region or a local business expanding your workforce, understanding the intricacies of the hiring process is crucial. This guide aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the key aspects of hiring employees in Hong Kong.

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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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What Is Talent Relationship Management? The Process in 7 Steps

Analytics in HR

Talent relationship management takes a strategic approach to cultivating relationships with candidates and employees. It includes the practices, strategies, and technologies used to create and sustain meaningful long-term connections with candidates in the hopes of hiring them eventually. The importance of talent relations management is more relevant now than ever.

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I have a new staffing agency, where do I start? 5 ways to get new clients

Bullhorn Blog

The staffing industry is built on relationships , literally and figuratively. Many new business owners get up and running by building relationships with a few tried and true clients. But how can you identify new partnerships and get new clients for your staffing agency? It’s a struggle that faces new and tenured staffing firms. Wherever your business is on its journey, prospecting new clients is essential for finding and maintaining success.

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How to Make a Schedule in Excel: A Step-by-Step Guide

Homebase

Navigating the complex world of team scheduling, especially when dealing with varying shifts in sectors like hospitality or healthcare, can be a logistical challenge (to say the least). It’s a tedious task that demands time, precision, and technological solutions. For businesses already using Microsoft Office, Excel can provide a practical and cost-effective way to create schedules for your team.

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Guide to Hiring Employees in China

Recruiters Lineup

Expanding a business into the Chinese market can be a lucrative venture, but it comes with its unique set of challenges, especially when it comes to hiring employees. Understanding the local labor market, legal requirements, and cultural nuances is crucial for success. In this guide, we will explore the key steps and considerations for hiring employees in China.

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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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4 Hiring Strategies in a Construction Labor Shortage | ClearCompany

ClearCompany HRM

Skilled labor shortages aren’t uncommon in many industries today, but construction is certainly among the most affected. After losing much of its workforce during the pandemic, the industry added 219,000 jobs over the past year. Construction employment recently reached a record high , while its October 2023 unemployment rate of 4% was up from 3.8% the previous month, a record low.

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The Disengagement Epidemic: Uncovering Root Causes and Finding Solutions

15Five

Employee disengagement is still an ongoing challenge in today’s workforce, and it can cost organizations a lot. As a performance coach at 15Five, I run into the issue of what to do when employees are disengaged again and again. It’s good that HR leaders and managers want to fix disengagement, but they often wait until it’s a major issue before they attempt to address it.

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The 5 Best Time Entry Software to Make Business Easy in 2024

Homebase

Want to save time and money? (We’re assuming that’s a resounding ‘yes please’ ) Then time entry software is going to be your new best friend. Time entry is the act of employees recording and tracking the time they start and end work for the day or on a specific task on a timesheet. It’s your job to then take those timesheets and turn them into paychecks.

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Thank You. 4 Ways to Make Those Two Words Count

The People Equation

On a Mother’s Day many years ago, I received what remains one of the most delightful and meaningful Thank You notes ever. The sender was my son’s Little League coach, Coach Bob, who demonstrated a leadership quality that went beyond the baseball field. People appreciate being thanked. This is true whether you’re a Little League mom, a government worker or employed by a large company.

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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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Peer-to-peer recognition: Why it’s crucial in 2023.

EmployeeConnect

In the realm of employee retention, it’s crucial to recognise not only the accolades from our direct superiors but equally the commendations from our peers. Colleagues, navigating through similar challenges, possess a unique insight into when expressions of gratitude are truly warranted and appreciated. Elevating beyond conventional methods, employee acknowledgment emerges as a potent force propelling motivation and engagement.

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Five ways to overcome management delusion

HR Zone

To construct an office building is a complicated problem. To nurture corporate culture, on the other hand, is a complex challenge.

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Executive dismissal at OpenAI: many lessons for businesses

Workable

Firing a CEO is a big decision and should not be taken lightly – especially when the company is in the limelight like OpenAI is. Since the board of OpenAI fired CEO Sam Altman last week – and even with his reinstatement as top boss – it’s been one news story after another. First, the standard, “CEO fired articles,” and now we saw information like this: Good Morning Everyone!

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The Benefits of Relocation for Career Growth and Development

UrbanBound HR

Often, when organizations share their reasons for investing in corporate relocation programs, they’re focused on the benefits they provide back to the employer, but the relocation experience can (and should) offer significant benefits to employees, too.

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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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Employee Productivity: What It Is and How to Improve It?

Replicon

Employee productivity is essential in improving businesses profits and achieving organizational goals. But what factors impact employee productivity? It’s the efficiency of employees, usage of efficient tools and equipment, workplace culture, and continually looking for innovative ways to improve performance. So, this blog will shed light on the concept of employee productivity, factors that affect productivity, and various ways to improve it.

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What HR needs to consider when organising work Christmas parties

HR Zone

Although the Christmas party is held outside of the traditional working hours the employer is still responsible for the wellbeing of their employees as

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The Role of HR In Building Strong Communication Skills In An Organization

Hppy

In any organization, strong communication skills are essential for smooth operation and positive work culture. The HR department plays a pivotal role in establishing this foundation of communication. They must ensure that every employee understands their responsibilities and has a clear path to express their thoughts or concerns if needed. Moreover, as gatekeepers of company policy, HR also needs to explain these guidelines effectively.