Sat.Jan 07, 2023 - Fri.Jan 13, 2023

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What Do Job Seekers Want in 2023?


Your company needs to be able to attract and retain top talent if you expect to grow and scale in 2023. Hiring practices and onboarding processes of yesterday won’t necessarily be effective today. And the professionals you need to bring into your organization are going to be more careful about making career shifts. learning about job seekers wants and needs can give you a leg up on competition and put your job posts at the front of peoples wish lists.

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20 HR Assistant Interview Questions

Analytics in HR

Do you have an upcoming interview for an HR assistant role? There’s no better way to prepare for the interview than having a clear picture of the questions that often get asked. Though it’s often an entry-level position, the HR assistant role requires individuals with excellent interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate should handle confidential and sensitive situations tactfully, professionally, and diplomatically.


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2022 Was Another Record Year for HR Tech: See 20+ M&A Activities that Shaped the Market


Last year one of our most popular posts on the blog was a recap of some of the 2021 M&A activities across the HR Tech landscape. When you juxtapose that with the fact that 2021 was the biggest year ever for the HR technology market in terms of investment, we just couldn’t go without sharing the biggest pieces of the last 12 months and highlighting a few of the notable 2022 transactions for their specific value.

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5 Strategies SMBs Can Implement Now to Prepare for a Potential Recession


Quick look: Business leaders are bracing for a potential recession heading into the new year. These uncertain times can feel intimidating, but the transition doesn’t have to solely represent a decline. Executives have a chance to recalibrate and work with HR experts to maintain momentum toward their goals. Challenges are nothing new when it comes to company growth, especially for small- and medium-sized businesses (SMBs).

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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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Attracting and Retaining Top Talent with a Strong Employee Value Proposition


Having a strong employee value proposition (EVP) is essential for any business that wants to attract and retain the best talent. An EVP communicates why a potential employee should choose your company over others, and what makes it unique. It allows you to stand out in a competitive job market and gives employees an incentive to stay with you long-term.

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3 Ways to Improve Turnaround Time When Onboarding Gig Workers 

Sterling Check

The gig economy workforce is expected to grow by at least 30 million people in 2023 (1) , which has motivated platforms to re-evaluate the efficiencies of their candidate onboarding process. With high volumes of candidates onboarding daily, many platform integrations can’t keep up with the demand fast enough to process background checks. Candidate drop-off rates are reaching almost 85% (2) in some cases, causing the loss of qualified candidates to competitors due to an inconvenient onboarding ex

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3 Key Healthcare Recruitment and Retention Challenges for 2023


3 Key Healthcare Recruitment and Retention Challenges for 2023 Jan. 10, 2023. Bryan Barajas Senior Director of Marketing. The healthcare industry is facing considerable challenges in recruiting and retaining top talent. With an aging population and a growing demand for services, healthcare organizations are seeking qualified professionals to meet patient needs.

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Everything You Need to Know About Workforce Optimization


You’ve hired employees for all positions in your company. But that’s only half the battle. You also need them to be productive. Though employees should be accountable for their performance, you need to assist them on their path to productivity. The goal is to get the best out of your employees in a way that benefits them and your company. You can achieve this through workforce optimization.

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4 Tips for a Better New Hire Experience | ClearCompany

ClearCompany HRM

This post was originally published in March 2016 and was updated with new information about the new hire experience in January 2023. You could think of onboarding as the “breakfast” of employment. No new hire should begin their position within a company without a balanced and well-planned onboarding program. Unfortunately, just like the most important meal of the day, employees’ onboarding experience is often insufficient, rushed, or simply forgotten altogether.

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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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11 happy work anniversary messages for employees


Work anniversaries mean something to everyone. They’re an opportunity to celebrate an employee’s accomplishments and contributions while strengthening the relationships between team members. And it all starts with a heartfelt message of congratulations for a happy work anniversary. While there’s much more to an anniversary celebration than a quick message — like a meaningful gift and a public ceremony — the right words can mean a big difference.

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A New Generation Of Mastery-Based Learning Platforms Has Arrived

Josh Bersin

The $330 billion corporate training market is enormous, fragmented, and complex. For years it was dominated by Learning Management Systems (LMS) and content providers, each pioneered in the early 2000s. These systems served well, but the needs of employees and organizations moved ahead. Today companies want not only a place to find and administer learning, Read more» The post A New Generation Of Mastery-Based Learning Platforms Has Arrived appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

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Attrition vs. Turnover: Understanding the Differences


If you’re at the coffee bar throwing back espresso shots this morning because you were up all night worrying about turnover at your company, you’re not alone. 15Five’s latest research shows that more than 80% of business leaders believe a decrease in employee retention presents a risk to company success. The Great Upheaval has many executives and HR leaders frazzled, and there’s not enough coffee in the world to fix all the talent issues that are converging at once.

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HR best practices for global teams working across time zones


Navigating different time zones is an inescapable challenge for modern workforces. With companies becoming increasingly global and diverse and remote work well and truly on the rise, HR professionals need a finely tuned toolkit for keeping their teams connected and productive when spanning multiple time zones. It’s possible to hire great talent from anywhere in the world, but these distributed teams create a particular challenge around communication.

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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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my employee doesn’t think we’re doing enough about bears at work

Ask a Manager

This post, my employee doesn’t think we’re doing enough about bears at work , was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Okay, I’m going to sound like a strange Canadian lumberjack stereotype here, but I had a question come up in my workplace about bear safety and when it’s reasonable to refuse work in bear country for occupational health and safety reasons.

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5 Ways a Company Is Telling You It’s Toxic During Job Interviews

The Muse

While there are certain things about a job or company you may never know until you start, it is possible to spot signs of a toxic workplace during the interview process. For example, your interviewers are ambiguous.

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2023 HR Trends: A Look Ahead

HR Digest

As the world continues to evolve at a rapid pace, HR trends in 2023 are expected to follow suit. From the incorporation of technology to shifts in company culture, HR professionals and thought leaders are keeping a close eye on what the future holds for the industry. One of the biggest global HR trends for 2023 is the increasing importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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To give, or not to give? Navigating the 2023 merit pay dilemma.


As inflation continues to rise (albeit a little more slowly this month than the last few), and as a global recession lurks just over the horizon, people and companies everywhere are feeling the pressure. Some companies made the hard decision to lay people off in the last weeks of 2022 and early 2023. Others are battening down and seeing where they can cut corners and increase efficiency and productivity without sacrificing their hard-won talent. .

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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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do I still need to wear a suit to a job interview?

Ask a Manager

This post, do I still need to wear a suit to a job interview? , was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I read your blog religiously and am excited to have some interviews coming up! Looking back through your archives, like these posts in 2015 , 2012 , and 2008 , you have me convinced that my best option is to wear a suit for these interviews.

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17 Things Your HR Team Can Do During a Hiring Freeze


What's one thing HR teams should do during a hiring freeze to turn it to their advantage? To help you maximize your time, even during a hiring freeze, we asked HR experts and business leaders this question for their best pieces of advice. From redirecting your efforts to employee well-being to involving your staff’s advice, there are several recommendations that may help you keep.

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The Lazy Man’s Guide To Ambition

marenated HR

This article on the pursuit of excellence was originally published in January 2019. All relevant information and statistics have been updated as of January 2023. Now that you’ve read up on our first two values, Curiosity and Grit, let’s dive into our 3rd: Naked Ambition! Everyone at the Branch strives and continues to push the envelope continuously.

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100 Best Jobs for 2023, According to U.S. News & World Report Rankings

The Muse

Roles like software developer and nurse practitioner topped U.S. News & World Report’s latest list based on salary, unemployment rate, growth, prospects, stress level, and work-life balance.

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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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Race in the Workplace: What Would Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Say Today?

Great Place to Work

In the 60 years since Dr. King’s famous March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, what progress have we made? What needs to change? Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a time to reflect on the state of racial equity. What has changed in the 60 years since Dr. King delivered his famous “I Have a Dream” speech from the steps of the Capitol? The election of President Barack Obama felt like a mark of significant progress in the centuries-old struggle for racial equality in the U.S.

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it’s your Friday good news

Ask a Manager

This post, it’s your Friday good news , was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. It’s your Friday good news! 1. “I cannot believe it’s my turn to share Friday Good News! I’ve been a reader for a decade and I can credit a huge shift in my approach to my career to your advice. But I’ve had a lot of bad luck in my work life and earlier this year I was extremely unexpectedly fired.

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59 Ways to Engage Disengaged Employees


Finding ways to engage disengaged employees boosts productivity, reduces turnover, and attracts the best talent in the industry. Encourage employee engagement and make work experiences more enjoyable by facilitating these key strategies. Disengaged employees can be costly for organisations. While it’s common knowledge that engaged employees are more efficient and productive at work, maintaining high levels of motivation amongst our talent can be a difficult task.

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Six Ways to Stay Motivated and Productive at Work During the Summer


Schools are closing, the Sun is shining, and everyone’s packing up their suitcases with beach gear. Meanwhile, you and your team are in the office, daydreaming about how to take advantage of the warmer weather. Unfortunately, staying focused and productive at work can be extremely difficult during the summer, especially when the office is half-empty.

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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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Six ways to create psychological safety at work

HR Zone

Culture Six ways to create psychological safety at work.

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I got in trouble for using a mouse jiggler … despite my excellent work

Ask a Manager

This post, I got in trouble for using a mouse jiggler … despite my excellent work , was written by Alison Green and published on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Trying to figure out if I’m totally off-base here. My position was approved to work from home, along with a lot of other positions, last year. I am a high performer on my team. I have moved up in the company over the seven years that I’ve been there and have always gotten excellent performance reviews and have done a lo

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Please correct my grammar (but not anyone else’s)

Evil HR Lady

I’m a professional writer, but I’m not a professional copy editor. Typos happen. Genuine errors happen. And I truly appreciate it when someone messages me and tells me about my errors so I can correct them. But as a general rule, unless you are someone’s editor or English teacher, it’s time to let grammar errors go. Why? It’s not because kids these days don’t think they need grammar.

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Why are SSO Integrations Important for Employee Recognition Platforms

Semos Cloud

Category. All, Best Practices. Why are SSO Integrations Important for Employee Recognition Platforms. Third-party SSO providers manage employee app access for large companies with thousands of workers, bringing them easier access and improved security. Learn how SSO login benefits employee recognition tech and why it has to be integrated. January 13, 2023.