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How Multitasking Erodes Productivity And Dings Your IQ

Forbes Leadership Strategy

Multitasking hamstrings productivity by as much as 40 percent, increases stress, reduces meaningfulness and even your IQ. Our role as leaders must include minimizing this scattershot approach to task completion and instead applying our innate human strengths in a more focused way.

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Why companies must consider a strategic approach to employee education

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

Corporations around the world face a people problem. While historically low unemployment is typically considered a welcome sign of a strong economy in the United States and the developed world, there are now more jobs available than skilled workers to fill them. In fact, nearly 3.5 million people quit their jobs every month to find greener pastures, according to the U.S.

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Only 28% of employees say they feel connected to their company’s purpose

HR Morning

In order to cultivate a successful business with happy employees, it is highly important to have a clearly defined purpose. Many businesses don’t have a true strategy when it comes to describing their company purpose, choosing to fill in the blank with almost anything. Because many leaders have no connection with their outlined purpose, they aren’t capable of fully integrating it into their business operations – and employees feel less connected than ever.

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Developing the Workforce of the Future


One of the biggest challenges for organizations today is building the workforce they need before they need it. Too often, changed requirements in skills are discovered only when there is a problem with the proficiency or productivity of the workforce, or when particular skills become difficult to source in the marketplace. While the reasons for this are many, the continued rapid evolution of both technology and process, point to a need for different approaches to identifying and addressing futur

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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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Zillow’s VP of Community & Culture Rebekah Bastian on promoting equity and belonging in the workplace

Qualtrics HR

In this installment of our Employee Experience Visionaries series, hear from Rebekah Bastian, Vice President of Community & Culture at Zillow Group, CEO of OwnTrail and author of Blaze Your Own Trail, about: Why employees are their most innovative and productive when they bring their whole selves to work. How she turned her passion projects into a full-time role—and the culture that supported her employee experience.

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Love Starts with Leadership


Around here we celebrate Valentine’s Day sentiments all the time. We tell each other how much we appreciate, cherish, are wowed by, awed by, impressed by, and value each other. It’s not in our culture deck (we don’t have one since we’re always flexing and morphing to grow and change with the world of work). It’s not in the rulebook and it’s not even in any of the job descriptions.

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What Companies Get Wrong About Reskilling (and Why New Skilling Could Be the Answer)

Cornerstone On Demand

An estimated 375 million workers may need to switch jobs by 2030 due to the effects of AI and automation. While these changes will surely reshape the working world, it’s not all doom and gloom. Companies can take some control by proactively training their workforce: “In the new world of work, we may not know for sure which jobs will be destroyed and what will be created, but one thing is clear: Everyone, whatever their age, will at some point have to spend time either reskilling (learning new

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Maximize Redeployment Rates to Boost Your Staffing Agency’s ROI

Hire Vue

Being a quitter has never been easier. With salaries on the rise after a long awaited economic recovery, more and more workers are jumping ship to take advantage of better pay. And who could blame them? . Turnover rates have hit a 17-year high. Just under half of all workers are leaving in the first 12 months of the job, and over half of those are making their departures within a mere 90 days. .

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New Hiring Mindset

HRO Today

Filling critical gaps, building talent pools, and increasing worker tenure are some of the benefits organizations can experience from a total workforce solution. By Debbie Bolla. Where is top talent within the organization? How can skill gaps be filled internally? What business strategies will help achieve workforce optimization? To answer these questions, more and more organizations are looking into a total workforce solution.

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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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Want to offer support for caregivers of aging relatives? Read this


Have you considered how your company can offer support for caregivers? As the nation’s population ages, more employees are taking on the role of caregivers. And it’s a trend that’s only picking up steam. The number of Americans ages 65 and older is projected to nearly double, from 52 million in 2018 to 95 million by 2060, according to Population Reference Bureau’s “ Fact Sheet: Aging in the United States.

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What’s Keeping HR Up at Night in 2020?


The number of job openings in the U.S. fell from 7.6 million in January 2019 to 6.8 million in January 2020, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Is this an early sign that the talent shortage is dwindling? Maybe. But regardless of what those numbers reflect, HR professionals continue to worry about maintaining a skilled workforce. While the largest decreases occurred in retail trade (139,000 jobs) and construction (112,000 jobs), retaining key talent is HR’s chief concern, according to

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I’ve Done HR But I Don’t Have an HR Job Title [Reader Question]


One of my favorite things to do is answer reader questions here on the blog. If you have a question you’d like answered (I answer as many as possible!) just shoot a note to . Hi Ben, I’m a Business Administration major. I’m in my last year and I’ve chosen 5 Human Resource courses as my electives to assist me with gaining a basic knowledge of the career I want to pursue.

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Digital Transformation: How Technology Improves the Employee Experience


Digital transformation is all about using technology to improve our daily lives. While we hear a lot about new technology making the customer experience more streamlined and compelling, it’s also true that the employee experience is being enhanced through new technology. In fact, HR departments consider the digital transformation critical to the employee experience, according to Employee Benefit News : “New technologies are no longer a nice-to-have, but a must-have.

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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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Knowledge Management 101: Preventing a Knowledge Loss Crisis in 6 Steps


If there’s one thing that remains true in business (and life in general) it’s this: a crisis can strike any company … anytime, anywhere. Imagine you just found out a valuable, tenured employee is leaving and taking all his or her critical knowledge and experience with him to a competing organization. Your only hope to avert this crisis? Advanced planning!

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Samples of Useful Literature for HR


Human resources or HR is just like every other industry. You have to continue to learn and take the time to educate yourself about what is going on and the latest trends. This is how you are going to create the best practices for your team and company. Many things are changing in the world and this includes practices in HR. There is a lot for you to learn about even if you think you know it all already.

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How to Recruit Like Top Tech Companies?


What are the best practices top tech companies use to recruit top talent? Discover the most prominent examples of advantageous recruiting strategies top tech companies employ in their hiring and learn how to implement them in your company. Read More.

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How to fix your candidate experience strategy


This is why, on Jan. 23, 2020, Workable co-hosted a webinar with HackerRank , titled What’s Wrong with your Candidate Experience (and How to Fix it), to shed some light on common pain points in candidate experience troubles. Speakers in attendance were: Amy Miller , Senior Technical Recruiter at Amazon. Sean Echevarria , Senior Product Manager at Walmart.

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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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Requesting a Stress Leave at Work: The Step-by-Step Process for a True, Effective Break


Stress is inevitable, no matter how much you balance work and your personal life. Studies show that work can cause the highest amounts of stress in a person’s life. This stress can stem from an upcoming major deadline, disagreement with a co-worker, and horrible bosses. Sometimes, the workplace itself can also pose a serious threat. If you want to take a break from work to avoid getting burn out, then this article is perfect for you.

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How to keep great employees


Once you have spent weeks headhunting for staff , you want to keep hold of them. Long-standing employees are great for business. Not only are they great at their jobs but they are also invested in the business, which gives them the incentive to work hard. However, it is becoming increasingly difficult to keep hold of employees. Increasingly, it is becoming more common for people to hop between jobs.

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The Impact of AI and Machine Learning on Workforce Management


Human resource management has experienced significant changes in the last few years due to the evolution of technologies. Today, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) are reshaping the way organizations recruit, manage, and engage with their employees. The latest data-driven technology is rapidly making its way into the workforce management as companies are focusing more on creating an employee-oriented work culture.

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How to Navigate a Job Search After Taking Time Off to Raise Kids


It’s a common scenario: You have a baby and decide to take some time off of work. It could be due to a high-needs infant, it could be high child care costs, or it simply might just feel right to be fully present at home. Fast forward three, five or 10 years, and now you’re ready to get back to work. How do you successfully re-enter the workforce after this time off?

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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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10 Best Customer Service Software of 2020


Customer Service is an integral part of customer experience. In fact, according to stats, ‘90% of Americans use customer service as a factor in deciding whether or not to do business with a company.’ Well, you can’t mess up when it comes to customer service then. When that’s the case, you’ll need skilled employees, proper strategies and a robust customer service software to level up your game. 10 Best Customer Service Software in 2020.

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OFCCP Launches Contractor Compliance Institute

Berkshire Associates

Hear ye, hear ye – OFCCP Launches the Contractor Compliance Institute! The Contractor Compliance Institute is an on-demand learning management system designed to assist federal contractors with their nondiscrimination/affirmative action obligations.

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Leveraging a CRM Software for Better Productivity


One of the most useful enhancements benefitting sales and marketing professionals today is a customer relationship management (CRM) solution. An automated CRM system helps you to monitor and manage current as well as future customer relationships. The solution aids both the sales and marketing teams to nurture the organization’s contacts in a more efficient way.

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Building an Innovative Corporate Culture

HSD Metrics

Start of Floodlight Tag: Please do not remove Activity name of this tag: HSD Retargeting URL of the webpage where the tag is expected to be placed: [link] This tag must be placed between the and tags, as close as possible to the opening tag. Creation Date: 12/10/2019 --> According to McKinsey , 80% of executives agree that innovation is a top priority for their companies.

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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.