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Stop the Presses: California’s Freelance Journalists Await the Pinch of AB 5

SHRM Resources

A California law that takes effect Jan. 1 limits publications from accepting more than 35 pieces a year from each freelance writer, photographer and newspaper cartoonist. Here’s how the new law may affect employers and freelance journalists.

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How to Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle at Work


Maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be challenging in general, let alone at work. You’re constantly thinking, focusing on multiple tasks and projects, staring at computers and eating lunch out and on the go. While living a fast-paced lifestyle and juggling multiple things, it is easy to let your healthy living practices slip away from you. But there are some ways you can alter your daily routine to take better care of yourself while on the job.

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2020 Recruiting Trends: Technology and Human Connection Drive Recruiting Success


At the HR Technology conference this year, HR analyst Josh Bersin observed that while HR technology is rapidly changing across the board, the most dynamic area of growth is in recruiting technology. New advancements in AI, assessment, sourcing tech and mobile functionality have radically altered the recruiting experience for both recruiters and candidates.

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Don’t Sugarcoat Performance Reviews


By far one of the biggest mistakes that managers make is inflating grades on annual performance reviews. Wanting to minimize confrontation, many managers give "meets expectations" scores to underachievers or workers with records of poor behavior. This documentation can come back to haunt managers should the organization later look to terminate the worker's employment.

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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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How to Create Habits for Successful Recruiting and


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How to Do Employee Performance Reviews for Beginners


One of the most important parts of being an employer or manager is doing performance review. If you have recently stepped into the managerial position, it’s ok to feel a little pressure when judging people based on their performance. Where your MBA degree might have taught you a little about motivating and managing people under your supervision, it doesn’t prepare you for the hardest part of your job: performance review.

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Can We Terminate an Employee on Workers’ Comp?

HR Counselor's Corner

If you are thinking about firing an employee that has just filed a workers’ compensation claim, is on a medical leave collecting workers’ compensation benefits, or has just returned from such a leave, you may want to re-think your decision to terminate.

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The Problem With HR

Human Resources Today Submitted Articles

For 30 years, we’ve trusted human-resources departments to prevent and address workplace sexual harassment. How’s that working out?

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Working Well: Building a Future-Proof Employee Experience


Next Gen employees. Greater flexibility. Increased global collaborations. Quicksilver turnarounds. Remote teams. Expectations of transparency around process and purpose. An engaging, consistent experience that provides employees with the means to achieve more and stay with you longer. A clear purpose and the means to pursue it. These are just some of the focal points in the world of work right now, and as you read this you’re likely considering a few more factors for the […].

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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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13 Employee Engagement Trends for 2020

Vantage Circle

It is not the strongest or the most intelligent who will survive but those who can best manage change. -Charles Darwin. Darwin might not have quoted the above line with respect to business, but his words seem to echo in the business world, now more than ever. And managing people is no exception. Employee engagement is a very abstract concept. It is the “emotional connect” that an employee feels towards its organization.

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HR Carnival: 2020 HR Trends


Workology is proud to host the November edition of the Carnival of HR. Our topic is 2020 HR Trends. Find posts on how 2020 HR trends are impacting the workplace, be it in recruiting and hiring, Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.

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Supporting staff through the menopause: what employers need to know


Talking about this life stage and educating all staff will benefit your organisation and those experiencing symptoms. We all know someone who has been through, will experience or is currently going through it – but what do you really know about the menopause, and how it affects the person experiencing it? Reproductive health is still a taboo subject in the workplace, yet the effects of the menopause can adversely affect performance.

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Diversity and inclusion: gendered ageism and how HR departments can address it

HR Zone

People HR's role in stopping gendered ageism.

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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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Recruiting with AI: How New Tools Improve Efficiency and Lower Costs

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Many organizations I talk to find recruiting to be complicated and challenging. According to Monster.com , 71 percent of recruiters say they struggle to fill a position because of candidate skills gaps. Simultaneously, job candidates also expect a more positive experience with a potential employer, and organizations are looking for ways to improve candidate experience.

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The 7 hidden benefits of team-building activities

HR Morning

Team-building activities can strengthen company culture and provide a wide variety of benefits. You probably already know that team building creates a stronger bond between employees, improves team communication and encourages collaboration. But how about some of the other, lesser known benefits that aren’t discussed as much? Here are seven hidden benefits that will provide value to your company’s culture when you invest in team-building activities.

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What are the Benefits of Having Mindfulness Programmes at Work


Listless employees, poor performance, and stressful workplace environment are not new to any manager. We can resolve this if we adopt mindfulness which can work wonders in developing employee well-being, motivation and productivity. When mindfulness is integrated into an organisation, challenges to boost team motivation enough to achieve business goals becomes history.

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Everything You Need to Know About Pulse Surveys


Surveys, surveys, everywhere! As consumers, we're constantly asked to take surveys. Prompts for surveys line the bottom of most receipts and come at the end of almost every customer service call. At work, on the other hand, we're rarely prompted to share our opinions. ??. "Most organizations (74%) will still use formal, large-scale surveys to gauge how employees feel about their jobs and workplace." – Gartner.

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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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Gratitude Is A Part of Employee Recognition Too


The holiday season is upon us. And in most parts of the world, gratitude and the holiday season go hand in hand. But while we are comfortable with gratitude on the outside, in most organizations, there tends to […].

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How to make accountability a core part of your workplace culture


Accountability in the workplace means that all employees are responsible for their actions, behaviors, performance and decisions.

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Measuring the Business Benefits of Flexibility: A Win for All Sides


As always, I’ve been following the trends that are really going to change the way we work. Among them: the need to continue evolving our concept of the workforce and the tools changing how, where, and when we work. Generation after generation is moving closer to a completely digitally-enabled form of working. We’re now welcoming the first wave of Generation Z into our organizations.

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27 Excellent Ways To Foster And Boost Happiness At Work

Vantage Circle

In the corporate workplace culture, happiness plays a crucial role in determining the productivity and satisfaction of a workforce. It also enhances the image of a company and improves its ability to retain its employees for the long term. So, it is fair to say that happiness at work is indispensable. Yet, the concept of happiness at work has only started to gain prominence in the past couple of decades.

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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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Making HR Digital Transformation Sustainable for the Future

Digital HR Tech

Digital transformation is never easy. Our current uncertain world that is changing at a very high pace with an overload of information and the continual rise of technologies make it even more difficult. Organizations, therefore, need to continually evolve and change at the same speed. As such, they must change the usual ways of doing business, come out of their comfort zone, and get ready for new digital mindsets.

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Why IBM and others are building a global database for employee credentials


In the near future, employers around the world will no longer worry about the length of time or paperwork required to verify a job applicant’s learning credentials. A new consortium is currently building a global clearinghouse or database, called the Learning Credential Network (LCN), which supports blockchain technology to store permanent, verifiable records of job seekers’ skills and academic qualifications.

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Financial wellbeing: Why 2020 should be the year that employers offer financial education

HR Zone

Change Taking financial wellbeing seriously in 2020.

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On the 1st Day of Giving HR Gave to Me, 1 Comprehensive Solution…

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Discover HR Digital Transformation with Oracle HCM Cloud. Digital transformation has influenced every aspect of human life, transforming everything from staying in touch with friends to engaging with our favorite brands. As workers experience digital transformation in the comfort of their own homes, they are also beginning to expect the same out of their workplace experiences.

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Automate Your Onboarding Process In 7 Steps

Efficient employee onboarding is more than a warm welcome—it's a catalyst for business growth. Automated onboarding transforms new hires into productive team members faster, fostering long-term satisfaction and talent retention. For HR, automation means replacing inefficient manual processes with streamlined, cost-effective operations. Our eBook reveals how automating employee onboarding delivers these benefits, reducing HR challenges and elevating new employee readiness.