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10 Best HR Skills That Every HR Professional Needs

HR Lineup

The HR department is the most important section of an organization since its role is to ensure the smooth running of business operations and employee satisfaction. While looking for an HR professional, you must ensure they possess the right skills required to execute specific duties. It is also crucial for existing HR professionals to develop new skills that will help them conduct their duties well and succeed in their roles.

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5 Tips for Building Your Superhero Power at Work

The People Equation

When we were kids, all it took was donning a beach towel cape and running through the neighborhood to make us feel strong and competent. A simple garment addition and voila! We were superheroes. Then, we grew up and went to work. At your place of employment, you might be less inclined to feel the superhero and more likely to think, “We, the unwilling, led by the unknowing, are doing the impossible for the ungrateful.

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HR Trends: The Key Reads of August 2022

Intoo USA

Welcome to our summary of August best reads on HR trends! This month, quiet quitting and employee monitoring were hot topics in the HR industry. . HR Trends for August 2022. Quiet quitting: a misnomer for how some workers are reacting to burnout. What it is: The concept of an employee setting boundaries by not going above and beyond—or working extra hours —for their job.

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Four Hybrid Work Models To Retain Top Talent


Working from home came to exist when the pandemic struck the world and forced many businesses to convert to remote or hybrid work models. As […]. The post Four Hybrid Work Models To Retain Top Talent appeared first on SaaS BPM.

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How HR Can Create a Culture of Feedback

Employees want meaningful feedback. Without it, 98% disengage from their work (Zippia). But do your managers know how to support them? Use this Quick Start Guide to get the conversation started. Your workers don’t just want jobs; they want careers. Invest in your team by giving them meaningful feedback. 65% of employees want more feedback (Zippia). Workers who get daily feedback are 3x more engaged (Clear Company).

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Uber Signs $8.4 Million Settlement Over Driver Misclassification

SHRM Resources

Uber recently agreed to pay $8.4 million to settle a class-action lawsuit with California drivers who claimed they were misclassified as independent contractors, rather.

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Blog 5 : Why Employees Leave Report

Accurate Background

Companies of all kinds and sizes are struggling these days to attract and retain top talent. In fact, many are struggling to attract and retain any talent at all. Staffing shortages are wide and growing. And yet, there are some companies that continue to enjoy an influx of applicants for open jobs and a lower than average turnover rate among existing employees.

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What to Know About Shift Differential Pay

Patriot Software

Many employers find themselves extending their hours of operation to keep up with customer demands. Businesses operating day and night need employees who are willing to work evening or late shifts. However, it can be difficult to recruit employees for these undesirable hours. Paying employees a shift differential is an effective way to overcome staffing […] READ MORE.

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C-suite vs employees: Closing the flexible work disconnect


The world of work has changed. This may seem like an obvious statement after more than two years of working through a pandemic, an unprecedented resignation wave, and a looming recession. However, according to HR, more than half of company leaders don’t understand that organizations must change how they attract and retain employees to remain competitive. 56% of HR executives say their company leaders don’t appreciate that the world of work has changed.

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Best Practice Guidelines for 360 Degree Feedback


360 degree feedback gathers detailed information about employee progress from a wide range of stakeholders inside a business. When correctly set up and followed up on, this data provides essential input into employee performance. It’s impossible to give a suitable solution to the 360-degree feedback process since it may be used in many sectors, geographies, and enterprises with diverse cultures.

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How to Conquer These 4 Top-of-Mind HR Challenges

It’s a never-ending tightrope act, trying to find the balance between creating benefits offerings that adapt to the uniqueness of your people, managing your own time and resources, and maintaining the organization’s bottom line. And the ever-changing policies and laws can make cultivating a competitive employee benefits strategy feel impossible. Whether you’re concerned about adapting to new pay transparency laws, managing global benefits packages, return-to-office mandates, or 401(k) and retire

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The Great Upheaval: A Peek at 15Five’s Special Report on the State of HR and the Workplace


Conflicting reports about the state of the economy—from booming job growth to dire predictions of a recession—are making decision-making about next steps difficult for HR leaders, employers and employees. We wanted to get to the bottom of things, so we surveyed 1,000 full-time employees and 500 HR leaders about work-life balance, preferred work environment, the likelihood of quitting and layoffs, and other concerns about the economic climate.

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Benchmarking and how to talk comp with your people


Compensation has long been a taboo subject in the workplace. Until relatively recently, people viewed compensation as something very personal–a topic you didn’t talk about with other people, least of all your co-workers. But in recent years, as workplace norms have evolved, so have our views on pay transparency. From an employee perspective, you can understand why there’s so much intrigue around compensation.

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7 Types of Mentors That Can Help You Thrive in Your Career

The Muse

Mentors come in all sorts of varieties—from traditional mentors to affinity-based mentors to peer mentors—and they can support and help you advance your career.

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We Surveyed 100+ HR Leaders on Driving Business Value in 2022


Sponsored by: ThoughtExchange For several months, we’ve been sharing insights from our partner ThoughtExchange. They’ve done some fascinating research on Gen Z employees, employee experience, boosting retention, and driving business value. They’re an essential tool for leaders across departments and industries looking to align and engage their workforces.

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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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Your Election Day Time-off Rights: A State-By-State Guide


Have to work on election day? Most states have laws in place to ensure employees get enough time off on the first Tuesday of November to vote in the US general election.

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my new hire built a blanket nest in her office

Ask a Manager

This post, my new hire built a blanket nest in her office , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I have a new employee on my team. This is her first full-time office job, which is common for employees at my company. I’ve recently heard from other managers that she’s primarily working from a nest of blankets and pillows she built on her office floor.

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Should You Include Social Media in Background Checks?


The short answer: Yes, but proceed with caution. In a 2020 survey by The Harris Poll , 70% of employers who responded said they believe every company should screen candidates’ social media profiles during the hiring process and 78% of employers believe that current employees should maintain a work-appropriate social media profile. However, basing hiring decisions on applicants’ social media profiles can fall into “protected class” territory.

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Restorative just culture: The missing link to building trust at work?

HR Zone

Culture How restorative just culture can help build trust.

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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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How Earned Wage Access (EWA) Can Help Recruit and Retain Employees

Evil HR Lady

Research shows that employees want their employer to care about their financial wellness. Included in that is the ability to access wages they have already earned before the next payday. In fact, 76 percent of workers across all age groups say it’s important for employers to offer Earned Wage Access (EWA).1. EWA may be something you’ve never heard of, but if you’re looking to recruit and retain top employees, this is an important tool in your HR toolbox.

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coworkers keep hugging me, scales in our break room, and more

Ask a Manager

This post, coworkers keep hugging me, scales in our break room, and more , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. It’s five answers to five questions. Here we go…. 1. Is my workplace toxic or am i just inexperienced? I came into my first job excited and idealistic, believing everyone wanted to improve the company and work towards the same goal.

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How to Deal With Disappointment: 5 Ways to Get Over it


Jump to section. What is disappointment? 5 ways to deal with disappointment. What are the causes of disappointment? Is feeling disappointed good for you? Know when to look for help. We’ve all felt waves of disappointment when something doesn’t go according to plan. Whether it’s canceling a wedding due to a global pandemic or missing out on the promotion you wanted, learning how to deal with disappointment is just part of life.

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August Hiring Strong but Slowing, Unemployment Rate Rises

SHRM Resources

U.S. employers added 315,000 new jobs in August, marking the 20th straight month of job growth, according to the latest employment report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. The unemployment rate increased to 3.7 percent.

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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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Having it all together…that’s the goal, right? Looking like each of the exciting pieces of our lives fit perfectly together to portray the ideal vision of “how it should be done.” Yeah, that’s not my life. Sure, I am blessed and can do some fun things. But to say “I have it all together” would be a stretch. When I was younger…I didn’t know about the term imposter syndrome.

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pregnant coworker keeps saying awful things to my terminally ill sister

Ask a Manager

This post, pregnant coworker keeps saying awful things to my terminally ill sister , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: Hoo boy, this will be short but brutal. My little sister has terminal cancer — she has between 2-4 years left. No symptoms yet, so she’s still going to work every day. They’re a small company of 10 people (read: no HR dept) and one of those 10 is a woman apparently bereft of reason or empathy.

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HR Compliance: A Practical Guide

Analytics in HR

Ensuring HR compliance is crucial to keeping your business legitimate and your employees safe. A dedicated Human Resources Compliance team or an appointed HR employee is responsible for navigating various federal and state laws and regulations to mitigate the company’s legal risk. By doing so, HR helps avoid possible liabilities, fines, and scandals damaging the business’s reputation.

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What if You Started by Redesigning the Onboarding Process?


While onboarding can be the most efficient tool to foster a great connection through shared stories and experiences, poor onboarding - quite common during the pandemic - has caused people to leave quickly. Turnover can be at its peak during the first months in a company and especially in the first 90 days. Almost 40% of turnover occurs during an employee's first year.

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Maximizing Your Health Plan Design Using Data-Driven Insights