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Temp Staffing, Freelancing: Both Growing Rapidly

TLNT: The Business of HR

Temporary help across the nation is on the rise, growing so rapidly Staffing Industry Analysts described it as a “secular shift.

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my employee is snippy with people and dramatic about stress

Ask a Manager

A reader writes: I am a first-time manager to a small team consisting of a few departments in a service-based industry. A woman I manage, “Lucinda,” appears to thrive on manufactured stress. I like Lucinda and she garners positive feedback from clients, but it is common for her to come off as exasperated or overwhelmed to me, her teammates, and even industry partners, especially in the face of changes or busier times of the year.

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4 HR Tech Trends Shaping the Future of Work

Cornerstone On Demand

Historically, HR departments have been assigned time-consuming tasks ranging from oversight of onboarding, benefits administration and policy development, to organizing internal training and maintaining employee files. But in the last 20 years, thanks in large part to technology advancements that now automate these tasks, HR professionals are dedicating their time to business-growing efforts like career pathing , employee engagement and talent retention.

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Helpful Resources for Women in Tech

Women of HR

Google is recently caught under fire over allegations of gender pay discrimination. An employee-led probe at the tech giant alleges that female employees are still compensated less than their male counterparts , at most job levels. As a matter of fact, three ex-Google employees have filed a class-action lawsuit for such discrimination. Bridging the gender gap in technology has been one of the main narratives in the call for equality for quite a number of years now.

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Investing in HR Software: How to Get Internal Buy-in

Buying HR software is a major decision. That’s why finding the right provider based on your needs and ensuring key decision makers are on board is vital. Download Paycor’s guide for tips to address common concerns across your buying committee.

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Are Recruiting Layoffs a Sign of an Economic Downturn?

The Tim Sackett Project

Have you been watching the recruiting news lately? My good friend Stacy Zapar (who runs The Talent Agency focused on recruiting recruiters!) and I send notes back and forth on stuff we hear in the industry. She’s in California, I’m in Michigan, we swap all the rumors and verified stuff we are hearing to get a better understanding of what’s going on.

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4 Ways Technology Can Amplify Your Employer Brand

Cornerstone On Demand

A job is a job is a job. When I search for Director of Content jobs in Denver, I see at least 75 results in the Google Jobs widget alone. The title doesn't pique my interest (I have it currently). The list of responsibilities is a given (I do them now). The bullets of requirements are expected (I've seen them before). I'm not impressed or intrigued enough to change jobs.

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50+ Insights into Good Employer Qualities

ClearCompany HRM

An increase in revenue, better performance, a larger talent pool and more engaged employees are just a few of the benefits of being a great employer. According to SHRM , 88% of U.S. employees reported overall satisfaction with their current job. This is the highest level of employee satisfaction we’ve seen in over a decade, and there are well-defined reasons behind this.

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It’s Time for a People Strategy Revolution

Visier

It goes without saying that great HR functions are strategic: they play a vocal role in critical business decisions and control a significant portion of a company’s expenses. Yet the most commonly monitored HR metrics do very little to deliver true insight into the workforce. In the Harvard Business Review Analytic Services (HBR-AS) study, How CEOs and CHROs Can Connect People to Business Strategy , 67 percent of CEOs say they get at least a basic set of human capital metrics from HR – but only

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Preparing the Healthcare Workforce for a Natural Disaster

Precheck

Preparing the Healthcare Workforce for a Natural Disaster Oct. 24, 2017. Antique-Nguyen.jpg. Antique Nguyen Marketing Specialist. This year has had its fair share of devastating storms and wildfires, highlighting the importance of preparedness for natural disasters. The need for being prepared goes double for healthcare organizations, which play a front-line role in helping people recover from disasters.

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Secrets to the Switch: Choosing the Best HR Software in 2023

Speaker: Patrick Sayers - President, Newcastle Research

Does your organization need more productivity (and less pain) from your HR software? With the increase of technology-dependent remote work and highly sophisticated cyber threats on the rise, it's critical to successfully implement an HR platform that can help your organization see actionable information in real-time to hit all your key workforce KPIs.

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Office Hours: Learning When to Say "No" Will Save Your Career

Cornerstone On Demand

This post is part of our biweekly "Office Hours" video series, featuring quick career, workplace and leadership tips from talent management experts and business leaders across the globe. Saying “no" to a request to do something can feel unnatural, especially at work, where you want to jump at every opportunity and be known as a team player. "As young children and teens, we have had 'no' drummed out of us," says social psychologist Susan Newman, Ph.D.

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Powerful Ways Technology Helps With Diversity Recruiting

ClearCompany HRM

Diversity hiring is beneficial to both your colleagues and your company. If you want to increase engagement, productivity ( inclusive teams outperform their peers by 80% ), and even profits ( 6% greater revenue ), diversity is the answer.

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Employee Scheduling Drives Engagement – Friday Distraction

HR Bartender

(Editor’s Note: Today’s post is brought to you by our friends at Kronos , a leading provider of workforce management and human capital management cloud solutions. Kronos was recently awarded a When Work Works distinction by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) for their workplace wellbeing initiatives. Congrats! Enjoy the post.). I was chatting with a colleague the other day about working styles.

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It’s Time for a People Strategy Revolution

Visier

It goes without saying that great HR functions are strategic: they play a vocal role in critical business decisions and control a significant portion of a company’s expenses. Yet the most commonly monitored HR metrics do very little to deliver true insight into the workforce. In the Harvard Business Review Analytic Services (HBR-AS) study, How CEOs and CHROs Can Connect People to Business Strategy , 67 percent of CEOs say they get at least a basic set of human capital metrics from HR – but only

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2023 HR Technology Trends: What's New and What's Next

Speaker: Ben Eubanks - Chief Research Officer, Lighthouse Research & Advisory

The world of HR has changed so much in recent years, and so have the technologies and tools that support HR and talent leaders. But frankly, keeping up with the ever-changing HR tech landscape can feel like another full-time job. That's why we're sharing with you this webinar session with Ben Eubanks, Chief Research Officer for Lighthouse Research & Advisory.

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Leaders, You Can't Achieve Agility in the Workplace Without Transparency

Cornerstone On Demand

In my July ReWork column , I described agile work as perpetually upgraded work , constantly “becoming" something new. Every day, work becomes a little more automated, the source of talent becomes a little more boundless, the rewards become a little more immediate and non-monetary and learning becomes a little more virtual and community-led. An Accenture report asserted that "HR will fundamentally reshape itself so that the function becomes a critical driver of agility.

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Being a Participant VS Participating

What is Paul Thinking

As I make the transition to the new site I will be publishing updates here that link to the new site and once again urge you to subscribe to updates from the new site. I hope you do subscribe and hope this isn’t too much of a pain for you. Consider subscribing to the the new site by clicking here. Check out my new post (old post?) on the new site: The author, in full-on “Dad mode” thought it would be fun to explain the ins and outs of sailing using the navigation tools such as nautical charts, c

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Professional Development for Learning and Performance Professionals – Ask #HR Bartender

HR Bartender

We’ve talked several times about how human resources generalists can develop their career. But what about the specialist functions within HR, like learning and performance? That’s what today’s reader note is about. I’m currently working in the hospitality industry and would like to eventually move into the learning / training and development department.

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What Business Owners and Their Employees Need to Know RIGHT NOW to Fight Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

Trinet

The issue of sexual harassment has received a lot of public attention recently as news stories have thrust it into the forefront of our social narrative. However, sexual harassment is still not clearly understood by many people, including some business owners and managers. This article is intended as a general guide to help businesses better understand sexual harassment in the workplace, take steps to prevent it and properly respond to allegations of sexual harassment.

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The HR Leader’s Guide to Recruiting & Hiring

62% of Paycor survey respondents say we’re in a permanent talent shortage. By 2030, we’ll see more jobs than workers (BCG).

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Ten Employee Feedback Questions To Quickly Boost Workplace Morale

15Five

Woah! 2017 sure has been one for the books… Productivity shattering political debates, California wildfires leave thousands homeless, hurricanes ravage Houston, Puerto Rico, and Florida, and sexual harassment continues to rear its ugly head. Your workplace morale has probably been much, much higher. Proactive managers and company leaders stay aware of local and global events, and how their teams are feeling.

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If You Manage People This Post Will Make You 100% More Effective

What is Paul Thinking

As I make the transition to the new site I will be publishing updates here that link to the new site and once again urge you to subscribe to updates from the new site. I hope you do subscribe and hope this isn’t too much of a pain for you. Consider subscribing to the the new site by clicking here. My newest post is up on my new site. Click through to see it!

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Employee Engagement: Use a Systemic Approach

HR Bartender

Employee engagement continues to be a challenge for organizations. I believe two of the reasons that companies struggle with engagement are 1) It’s hard to define and 2) it has a lot of moving parts. For example, employee motivation is a key driver in employee engagement. That’s why putting out free food, bean bag chairs, and a foosball table doesn’t create engagement.

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Should I Get My Master’s Degree in HR?

UpstartHR

For most of you, I’ll go ahead and said it: You should not get a master’s degree in HR. Really. While that doesn’t apply to everyone, it does apply to a large number of the people that email, comment, and interact with me online. That’s mainly because this question looks a lot like this template: I just completed my bachelor’s in xyz. I have decided/now want/think I should get into human resources.

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Upskilling HR: Future-Proof Your HR Career

Speaker: Jeanne Achille - CEO, The Devon Group

Is your HR department running around barefoot like the shoemaker's children? If so, you're on a collision course with the ever-changing realities of the workplace, which necessitate strong HR tech skills. In this webinar, we'll look at why HR should invest in learning to ensure organizational resiliency and employee retention. Consider it self-care as we discuss how to future-proof your own career through the opportunities provided by upskilling.

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5 Leadership Skills to Look for When Promoting In-House

Achievers

Promoting in-house is a smart way to grow your business and invest in your staff towards leadership development. Companies that promote from within often have higher satisfaction ratings from employees and there’s nothing like the possibility of a promotion to keep your team working hard. According to Adam Foroughi , a co-founder and CEO: “Outside hires can sap the motivation for mid-level and junior-level talent to work harder and move up the ladder.

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The 10 Most Popular Articles Among Recruiters This Week

Linkedin Talent Blog

In case you need a stimulating read, here’s a great list for you. We took a look at the articles staffing and corporate recruiters shared, liked, and commented on the most on LinkedIn during the last 7 days and posted them below. Here are the top posts for this week: 1. These Top Tech Companies Are Hiring First, Training Later -- by Lydia Dishman. 2.

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Employee Coaching Works When It’s a Part of Company Culture

HR Bartender

I ran across an article in Chief Learning Officer Magazine titled “ 7 Ways to Create a Coaching Culture ”. It’s a good read that you might want to check out. There’s one sentence in the article that I want to elaborate on today. “The magic of a coaching culture is that it is infectious.” I get the point of the sentence. I’m just not sure that it’s quite as simple as the sentence implies.

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Automating HR Tasks For Workplace Efficiency

Hppy

Many industries have been gravitating towards automation in their business processes. Automation has become increasingly common in the human resources industry, but has been met with much skepticism. In a survey of HR managers on behalf of Career Builder, 55 percent of them said that they believe that artificial intelligence will become a regular part of HR in the next 5 years.

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Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template

When it comes to benefits, communication is critical. To help you easily explain your offerings at open enrollment, Paycor created an open enrollment sample letter (and a few tips). Download this free Employee Open Enrollment Letter Template today.