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Workforce and Hiring Trends for Employers in a Post-COVID World

Cisive

Employers are beginning to open back up and are considering what their business and hiring will look like this summer and moving forward. We want to share trends in hiring temporary, contract, freelance and gig workers as a way to supplement and scale your staff. As part of their business recovery plans in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and related market uncertainty, many employers are using or evaluating flexible staffing options, such as gig workers, contractors and staffing agencies.

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Can non-formal learning be measured?

Chief Learning Officer - Talent Management

Talent professionals know that one-and-done training doesn’t work. We’ve moved on to blended learning, learning journeys and learning clusters so we can chunk content into a more digestible bites of spaced learning delivered over time. If we are willing to navigate further into the murky area of non-formal learning, we can still measure success.

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HR Tech Number of the Day: employee views on automation

HRExecutive

4 hours, 59 minutes: Amount of time American employees say they waste each week on tasks that could be automated The role of automation in making HR more productive is well-documented, and new research shows that employees also see value in automation—and are clamoring for more efficient work tech. Advertisement A survey of 2,000 office workers by robotic process automation software company UiPath found that respondents reported wasting 4 hours, 59 minutes every week on activities they say could

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Workforce and Hiring Trends for Employers in a Post-COVID World

Precheck

Workforce and Hiring Trends for Employers in a Post-COVID World Jun. 22, 2021. Shannon Shoemaker Vice President, Solutions, Marketing and Partnerships. Employers are beginning to open back up and are considering what their business and hiring will look like this summer and moving forward. We want to share trends in hiring temporary, contract, freelance and gig workers as a way to supplement and scale your staff. .

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Onboarding, Data, Experience: Critical Components in the Modern Hiring Environment

Read the full results of the study conducted by Lighthouse Research & Advisory in partnership with HiBob to discover how to transform your talent acquisition strategy by harnessing the power of data and integration.

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Crafting a Business Emergency Plan for Your Startup

Embroker

Just like individuals and families need to be prepared with plans and resources to make it through unexpected disasters, businesses also need to be ready for any sort of emergency that might crop up. Unlike individuals, though, companies can fall prey to a wider array of emergencies like PR fiascos, product malfunctions, platform outages, and more. .

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Guess Who Just Joined The Skills Cloud Market? Oracle. And They’re Serious.

Josh Bersin

Last year I wrote about The War Of The Skills Clouds , and pointed out that there was a war for “ SkillsTech ” heating up. Well, it’s now red hot and Oracle has jumped into the pool. And they’re going to make a splash. Skills Taxonomy software is now a huge market, and it’s. Read more» The post Guess Who Just Joined The Skills Cloud Market?

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Four Ways Managers Can Improve Their Effectiveness

Engage2Excel

If there are only a few things that managers could do or focus on to improve their perceived effectiveness in the eyes of their employees, what would they be? Research conducted from our recent eBook " The Employee Experience Gap ," uncovered which attributes are most important and predict an employee's rating for a manager's overall efficiency in a performance review.

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How to Create a Training Plan for Ongoing Employee Development

Hppy

Employee development plans help staff to acquire new skills for their current job while also developing their abilities for other roles that might arise within your company, such as more senior positions. It can also boost employee retention, something many companies face issues with. . With the cost to replace employees anywhere from six to nine months’ salary, in addition to the costs to advertise for new staff, it’s important for businesses to invest in ongoing employee development.

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my new office has a no-humor policy

Ask a Manager

This post, my new office has a no-humor policy , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’m an analyst at a small (25 employee) firm. I applied here mostly because of the great reputation this place has for putting out good work in my industry, and started this job about three weeks ago. It’s my second job after grad school, so I have a little experience under my belt but am still pretty junior.

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Foundations of Diversity: Building an Inclusive Company From the Ground Up

Can you guess why top-tier companies place such a high emphasis on diversity? Because a successful business mirrors the world around it. Diverse companies create empowering environments and are 35% more likely to financially outperform their peers. This new guide offers strategic insights to build a vibrant, diverse, and innovative workforce. Learn to assess your current workforce, understand demographics, and identify barriers to inclusivity.

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Bersin: Don’t overlook these 8 factors in creating your new hybrid plan

HRExecutive

In recent months, hybrid work has been one of the big topics of the Josh Bersin Academy’s ongoing Big Reset executive working groups. In fact, we’ll soon be publishing an entire report on the topic, with case studies from companies such as Autodesk, Sutter Health, Ferrero and RELX along with checklists and detailed considerations. Advertisement What we are seeing is that developing an effective, safe and productive approach to hybrid work takes planning and work across the enterprise.

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6 Job Search Tips to Help You Find a Role (and Company) That Won’t Set You Up for Burnout

The Muse

There are tangible things you can do to reflect on what you personally need in order to avoid burnout—and to evaluate jobs, managers, teams, and companies accordingly.

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5 Wellness Programs to Support Your Remote Employees

Hppy

The well-being of employees is essential for the proper functioning of any company. Remote working, which has become the ‘new normal’ after the onset of the covid-19, comes with its own set of challenges concerning the health and wellness of employees. . Adapting to the remote way of working can take a toll on the mental health of people.

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HR Tools We’re Using to Keep Remote Teams Engaged

Workology

Building trust on your team has always been important. Now, as many teams face the possibility of a permanent shift or hybrid approach to remote work, it feels more important than ever. HR Tools. Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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Creating a Company Culture of Care: Integrating Mental Health, Wellbeing, and DEI in Benefits

Speaker: Sean Raible

Picture a workplace where physiological safety is not just an aim but a reality, driven by thoughtful employee benefits that prioritize mental health, wellbeing, and DEI. 🤔 ✨ Achieving this vision requires more than just occasional training sessions and employee assistance programs. Moving beyond the basics, this vision calls for a holistic approach that integrates these elements into your company culture as well as your HR and benefits strategy.

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7 steps HR needs to take today to beef up cybersecurity

HRExecutive

From SolarWinds to the Colonial Pipeline, countless organizations have been blindsided by recent cyberattacks like phishing and ransomware. In fact, the U.S. is the worst-affected country in the world by data breaches, with the U.K. slightly trailing. And now that cybersecurity threats are becoming more prominent, the U.S. is planning to give ransomware hacks similar priority as terrorism, according to the Department of Justice.

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These 7 Interview Skills Will Help You Stand Out From the Pack

The Muse

If you feel like you “just don’t interview well,” you’re not doomed. Focusing on these core interview skills will help you ace your next interview.

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The Ultimate Guide to LinkedIn Marketing For HR Professionals

Hppy

When we think of LinkedIn, we usually connect with recruiters, apply for jobs, or follow people or companies whose work we admire. However, LinkedIn is also a great marketing channel, particularly for B2B businesses. Effective LinkedIn marketing allows you to establish and grow your professional network, generate leads, improve brand awareness, share helpful content, and drive traffic to your website.

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Viewpoint: 10 Fact-Based HR Practices for Company Success

SHRM Resources

A people-focused culture serves as a foundation for everything a company wants to be and achieve because it will have the engagement and goodwill of its people, writes Ben Schneider, professor of psychology at the University of Maryland. Here are the 10 HR practices he has developed that can yield high levels of employee engagement, customer satisfaction and loyalty, which will lead to the company's financial success.

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Performance Review Calibrations Made Easy

Every company aspires to be the best, and performance reviews are the cornerstone of that journey. However, discrepancies in how managers rate their teams can lead to unfairness.

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my office wants my pronouns — but I’m still figuring it out

Ask a Manager

This post, my office wants my pronouns — but I’m still figuring it out , was originally published by Alison Green on Ask a Manager. A reader writes: I’m a queer person working in a mid-sized, politically progressive organization. Recently our management team has been attempting to shift norms around pronouns at work. Our chief HR executive sent an email encouraging everyone to add pronouns to their Slack profiles and email signatures.

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Conflict management: why managers must stop burying their heads in the sand

HR Zone

People Tackling workplace conflict head on.

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3 Things to Plan For When Returning to Work After COVID-19

Best Money Moves

3 things to plan for when returning to work after COVID-19. Workforces nationwide are gearing up to return to physical office spaces. Consider these 3 strategies to help your team with the transition. At the height of the pandemic, it was hard to imagine crowded restaurants or sidewalks, let alone bustling offices. But now the vaccine rollout has resulted in a return to “normalcy.

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How Trucking Companies Are Responding to a Critical Driver Shortage

SHRM Resources

Companies are scrambling to find truck drivers to deliver goods, and the shortage is expected to grow even worse over the next decade. Employers have already boosted pay, and now the industry has to find additional ways to attract drivers.

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Balancing Cost and Care: 3 Key Considerations for Cost Optimization in 2024

Discover essential strategies for employers to balance cost optimization with care. The top priorities for employers in 2024 are retaining talent, growing revenue and sales, and attracting talent. To achieve these goals, employers are turning towards comprehensive total rewards strategies informed by data-driven insights. Hear from industry experts on cost optimization strategies and how to leverage these approaches for a healthier workforce.

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The Great Resignation … by Remote Workers

SHRM

The Great Resignation. It’s been the headline of the day and the topic that looms large at any company trying to snap back to business quickly. About 4 million people —roughly 2.7 percent of all workers —quit their jobs in April, the highest level in about 20 years. Moreover, recent surveys show that anywhere from 25 percent to 40 percent of workers are actively looking for a new job.

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Why leadership is the most critical skill HR needs to develop in a constantly changing world

HR Zone

Culture Developing future leaders.

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6 Compelling Reasons to Invest in Talent Management

HR Digest

Organizations often use talent management to increase performance in the workplace. It is used to onboard, engage, retain and motivate employees to give their best. Talent management done right can help build a competitive company with an edge over its rivals through well-implemented talent management practices that help organizations build a unique culture and stay ahead.

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Top Questions to Ask Your Payroll Provider to Ensure You’re Protecting Employee Data

Immedis

During a recent conversation with a global payroll leader, I was astonished to hear them say that although they had left the company six years ago, they still access to payroll solutions in certain countries. Hearing this made me wonder- was this an isolated case or are there other organizations that aren’t implementing strict controls over who has access to highly sensitive employee data?

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Discover the 4 Big Recruitment Challenges for 2024

It’s no secret that today’s hiring market is tough! The constant changes can make it seem impossible for HR leaders, hiring teams, and hiring managers to remain flexible and agile. However, there’s a silver lining amongst all the hiring chaos, as these changes also bring great opportunities and fresh ways for HR leaders to gain that competitive edge in the race for top talent.