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5 surprising truths for HR leaders about workplace belonging

HRExecutive

Without a culture of belonging , employee loneliness can flourish—and cost employers $406 billion a year due to increased absenteeism, lower productivity and work quality, as well as a higher turnover rate. - Advertisement - As a result, it makes strategic sense for HR leaders to bolster a sense of belonging among the workforce, says Adam Smiley Poswolsky, a noted belonging expert and author.

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3 major benefits challenges for HR and how to solve them

WEX Inc.

From the rising costs of healthcare and benefits packages to retaining and recruiting to helping employees understand their benefits to the ever-changing regulatory landscape, HR teams face many challenges that present obstacles to organizational success. Keep reading to learn more about the top three challenges HR teams face and watch our Season 7 opener of our Benefits Buzz podcast to discover our tips on overcoming these challenges.

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HR 101: Who was Elton Mayo, the father of HR?

HR Brew

Welcome to HR 101. Class is now in session. Today’s discussion is all about Elton Mayo, aka “ the father of HR.” His story. Born in 1880, Mayo was an Australian psychologist, sociologist, and organizational theorist who conducted extensive research on human behavior in the workplace. Mayo began examining human behavior during WWI, when serving on government boards as an advisor on organizing work during the war.

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AI Taxonomies for Skills: Actionable Steps for Career Goals

Degreed

First, it was competency frameworks. Then it was skill taxonomies. Both suffer from the same challenges: they’re hard to build and even harder to keep up to date. Can AI help? Let’s find out. Why do organizations need taxonomies? For most companies, employees are the biggest expense (and asset). But how companies invest in those employees can quickly become disjointed.

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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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Clear the path to success: clean your recruitment CRM within 30 days

Bullhorn Blog

Written by Holly Langley, Founder and Optimser, RE:STACK. In staffing and recruitment, your CRM is crucial for managing candidate and client interactions. However, outdated data can lead to inefficiencies and delays. A messy CRM makes tracking vacancies difficult, finding top talent challenging, and increases sorting time and back-office errors. A well-maintained CRM ensures smooth recruitment and improved business development.

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Enterprise Talent Intelligence Arrives, Disrupting The HR Tech Market

Josh Bersin

Of all the AI innovations we’ve seen in the workforce, perhaps the most significant is Talent Intelligence. Talent intelligence, as we define it, is the use of massive amounts of employee and workforce data to understand skills, job fit, performance, leadership potential, career pathways, pay equity, and organizational capability. As we introduce new research.

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Agile Working vs. Activity-Based Working

HR Lineup

In the contemporary landscape of work environments, the traditional cubicle-laden office is becoming increasingly obsolete. In its place, concepts like Agile Working and Activity-Based Working (ABW) have gained prominence, promising greater flexibility, collaboration, and efficiency. While both approaches seek to optimize workspaces for the modern workforce, they operate on different principles and cater to distinct organizational needs.

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What HR can do to help support women who have their eye on the C-suite

HR Brew

Women make up more than one-half of the US labor force, but the road to the C-suite could be characterized as “one step forward, two steps back.” The rate at which women advanced to senior leadership positions in S&P Global Total Market Index companies slowed to the lowest rate in more than a decade in 2023, according to recent research from S&P Global.

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10 Reasons Why DEI Is Important For Businesses And How It’s Evolving

Forbes Coaches Council

The approach to DEI is being reimagined to emphasize authentic engagement and meaningful action over superficial initiatives to foster organic change and lasting impacts.

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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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How to Identify the Right Manufacturing Recruiter in Illinois: A Complete Guide

Recruiters Lineup

Illinois is one of the major manufacturing hubs in the US, harboring different industries that deal with diversified production. The region’s manufacturing industries account for 13% of the state economy. This means they need a good supply of talented workers to streamline production and boost the state’s economy. Effective recruitment is crucial in every organization, as it allows you to hire the best talent for various roles.

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Celebrating Our Heroes: How Nurse Appreciation Week Sheds Light on the Critical Issue of Burnout and Nurse Shortage

DailyPay

In the United States, Nurse Appreciation Week (aka National Nurses Week) is celebrated annually from May 6th to May 12th. During this week, we honor the extraordinary commitment, skill, and compassion of nurses around the globe. There are many ways to recognize and celebrate their contributions, but before you do, it’s a good idea to be aware of all they do in the first place.

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PwC launched its own internal talent platform—here’s how it works

HR Brew

From LinkedIn to Indeed to ZipRecruiter, recruiters have many resources at their fingertips to find external candidates. But what about internal candidates? Tax and accounting firm PwC launched an AI-powered talent marketplace in January to help recruit internal talent for open roles and projects. Called My Marketplace, the firm’s chief people officer, Yolanda Seals-Coffield, hopes the tool will offer employees more transparency into PwC’s talent strategy and agency over their career trajectorie

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May 2024 Legal Updates

ComplianceHR

May 2024 Legal Updates If you’re an existing ComplianceHR client, not only can you access these updates through the PolicySmart solution, but also robust links to learn more about each of these changes. However, if you are not a subscriber to our solutions, we are pleased to provide you with abbreviated May 2024 Legal Updates. Lastly, to view developments taking effect this month, click here.

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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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A Guide to Finding Manufacturing Recruiters in Georgia

Recruiters Lineup

Manufacturing companies in Georgia are striving to stay ahead of the competition. They are looking for top talent with the right expertise and willing to work long-term to achieve their goals. With manufacturing recruiters, you are guaranteed accuracy, efficiency, and consistency in your recruitment process. Top Georgia recruitment agencies source the best candidates from the looming number of applicants.

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Clear the path to success: clean your recruitment CRM within 30 days

Bullhorn Blog

Written by Holly Langley, Founder and Optimser, RE:STACK. In staffing and recruitment, your CRM is crucial for managing candidate and client interactions. However, outdated data can lead to inefficiencies and delays. A messy CRM makes tracking vacancies difficult, finding top talent challenging, and increases sorting time and back-office errors. A well-maintained CRM ensures smooth recruitment and improved business development.

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World of HR: Chinese employer gives workers 10 days of ‘unhappy leave’

HR Brew

Some days, employees show up to work feeling more like a Squidward than a Spongebob. Now, one company in China is encouraging unhappy employees to take the day off. Where in the world? Pang Dong Lai, a Chinese supermarket chain with more than 7,000 employees, is offering up to 10 days of “unhappy leave” a year, Firstpost reported. It also gives employees weekends off, 30 to 40 days of paid leave annually, and five days off for Lunar New Year, according to Business Standard.

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May 2024 Jobs Report Recap

Engage2Excel

April Jobs Market: Hiring Remains Firm with Signs of Slowing. The increase in average hourly earnings is below estimates and is a promising sign for inflation. A softer than expected U.S. jobs report fueled hopes that the Federal Reserve could start cutting rates soon. Some economists predict a decrease as early as July or September.

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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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Mastering the Employee Life Cycle: 6 Key Strategies for Effective Management

EmployeeConnect

One of the critical aspects of organisational success lies in mastering the employee life cycle. From recruitment to off-boarding, each stage presents unique challenges and opportunities for businesses to nurture their talent effectively. By implementing key strategies throughout this cycle, organisations can optimize their human capital, foster employee engagement, and ultimately drive performance.

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Empowering Business Success: How Employee Engagement Shapes Customer Satisfaction

DecisionWise

In the dynamic world of business, customer satisfaction (aka customer experience) is often championed as the cornerstone of success. However, there is another equally crucial aspect that tends to be overlooked: a healthy employee experience. This article delves into the interconnected relationship between these two facets and how they influence each other.

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Why this recruiting tech firm is the ‘best place to be’ for this HR pro

HR Brew

Here’s this week’s edition of our Coworking series. Each week, we chat 1:1 with an HR Brew reader. Want to be featured in an upcoming edition? Click here to introduce yourself. Lehua Stonebraker worked in HR and recruiting at Gallup, TD Ameritrade, and Ceridian (now Dayforce) before finding herself now at SmartRecruiters, a global hiring platform. Stonebraker said, with her background in both HR and recruiting, that SmartRecruiters is “probably the best place to be,” because her executive leader

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Talent Acquisition Trends Study: Top Insights Employers Must Know [Webinar]

Lighthouse

When speaking with a talent acquisition leader recently, he mentioned that some of the challenges his team is facing have been the same ones that he’s faced at other organizations for over a decade. While that may be true, there are also many companies that are overcoming obstacles and creating hiring outcomes that are positive and repeatable.

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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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Nike Layoffs Announcement to Affect 740 Employees by June 28

HR Digest

The Nike layoffs announcements from back in February will soon finish taking shape in June, as 740 employees from their World Headquarters in Oregon will be asked to leave. The company had announced a 2 percent reduction of the workforce, targeting a reduction of at least 1,600 employees over time. Nike’s layoffs within its workforce are part of a much larger cost-cutting strategy after their last annual report in December did not see profitable results to the degree the company had expected.

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Mobility in Medicine: 5 Trends in Healthcare Worker Relocation

UrbanBound HR

No question about it: healthcare workers are on the move. And while this is hardly news—relocation has always been part of healthcare employment—some noteworthy trends are emerging.

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Rippling sets its sights on performance management with latest product

HR Brew

Amid the disruption of the Covid-19 pandemic, some employers let performance reviews fall by the wayside—at least temporarily. But they may be back with a vengeance , thanks to CEOs who became hyper-fixated on metrics like efficiency and productivity when the economy cooled last year. The workforce platform Rippling set its sights on performance management for its latest product rollout, as well.

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What Is Moonlighting?

Replicon

In an era marked by an evolving economic landscape, moonlighting has become increasingly common across workplaces as it helps employees combat inflation and the rising cost of living. In the US alone, the rate at which employees hold multiple jobs has increased to 7.8% from 1996 to 2018, as per the United States Census Bureau. While this phenomenon helps employees supplement their income, pursue personal interests, and acquire new skills and expertise, it also poses a significant threat to emplo

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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.