May, 2024

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5 ways to strengthen your onboarding and boost ‘time-to-productivity’

HRExecutive

New hires need time. They not only need to learn their role, but also need to become familiar with your organization’s culture and understand how their work fits within the bigger picture of the business. An efficient and effective onboarding process is critical for helping employees gain this knowledge and for maintaining workforce productivity, engagement and retention more broadly. - Advertisement - Time-to-productivity, which measures the number of days until a new hire is producing at the e

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Navigating the Search for Expert Semiconductor Manufacturing Recruiters in Idaho

Recruiters Lineup

The state of Idaho is one of the leading zones of semiconductor manufacturing in the United States. This industry boasts of providing a substantial degree of economic security and growth for employers and employees. In return, the local economy has witnessed an excellent stability, leading to more investment and partnership in the semiconductor manufacturing business.

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Best Employee Scheduling Software 2024

Replicon

Gone are the days when managers would spend hours manually creating employee schedules using pen and paper and then pin them to the wall to apprise employees of their shift allotment. This manual approach to scheduling created several issues for managers, including conflicts in shifts, double booking, inadequate coverage, back-and-forth communication, and more.

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Google releases new ‘product agnostic’ AI course to help with workforce upskilling

HR Brew

Google launched a new elearning course last week to help workers understand the basics of AI. Part of the company’s larger commitment to AI workforce development, the 10-hour course is available on Coursera, and through companies, educational institutions, and nonprofits. “We have always believed, at Google, that the opportunities that are created by technology should truly be available to everyone,” said Lisa Gevelber, founder of Grow with Google, the company’s online career certificate program

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6 Strategies to Navigate Social Determinants of Health for a Better Workplace

In today’s dynamic work landscape, where the lines between personal and professional life blur, understanding the intricate interplay between social determinants of health (SDoH) and emotional wellbeing is paramount. Employers must acknowledge that the whole person comes to work and every aspect of a person’s personal and professional life, especially their mental health, comes with them.

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E-Verify: What Organizations Need to Know Today

HR Bartender

Estimated reading time: 5 minutes (Editor’s Note: Today’s article is brought to you by our friends at Poster Guard® Poster Compliance Service from HRdirect , the leading labor law poster service that gets your business up to date with all required federal, state, and local labor law postings, and then keeps it that way — for an entire year. Enjoy the article!

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Creating a Great Employee Experience

Engage2Excel

I devoted last year’s Talent Tips columns to the employee-centric manager and the benefits that accrue to employees and the broader organization when managers understand and deliver what employees most want from them.

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Finding the Right Biotechnology Recruiters & Search Firms in Maryland

Recruiters Lineup

Maryland boasts a thriving biotechnology industry, showcasing exponential growth and immense significance on both national and global scales. This has led the region’s biotechnology job market to rapidly grow, thus increasing the number of jobs available. However, with many job seekers in Maryland, employers still have a challenge selecting the best for their open positions and cultural fit.

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Goodbye To Workplace by Meta, Hello To Workvivo by Zoom

Josh Bersin

Today Meta announced that it is shutting down its employee communications tool Workplace by Meta (which I found to be very successful) and turning over the business to Workvivo by Zoom. This is actually a very significant move for HR and IT teams: there are more than 7 million corporate users (it was originally called. Read more» The post Goodbye To Workplace by Meta, Hello To Workvivo by Zoom appeared first on JOSH BERSIN.

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Why some AI roles are commanding such high salaries

HR Brew

In the race to dominate the artificial intelligence (AI) market, companies see opportunities to reap major profits—and some are willing to offer big salaries to the candidates who can help them get there. “Astronomical” salaries. The price employers put on hiring the best AI talent became apparent to Kaitlyn Knopp, founder and CEO of compensation software firm Pequity, when her team recently helped advise the founders of Inflection AI, who were tapped to join Microsoft , on what competitive pay

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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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Up your HR game with Influential HR

HiBob

Today’s HR professionals have a lot to contend with: Recruitment and workforce planning, emerging technologies, the need for new skills and continuous upskilling, remote work—and the communication issues that come from a dispersed workforce. On top of this, HR professionals have a whole new generation (hello, Gen Z!) to cater to with wholly different expectations of employers, approaches to work, and workplace values.

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Big Changes for Overtime! What Employers Need to Know About the New DOL Rule 

MP Wired For HR

Big Changes for Overtime! What Employers Need to Know About the New DOL Rule May 21st, 2024 Share on Facebook Share on Facebook Share on LinkedIn Share on LinkedIn Millions of workers will soon be eligible for overtime pay under the new Department of Labor (DOL) regulations. This is a big deal for both employers and employees. Let’s break down what you need to know.

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Nike Layoffs Announcement to Affect 740 Employees by June 28

HR Digest

The Nike layoffs announcements from back in February will soon finish taking shape in June, as 740 employees from their World Headquarters in Oregon will be asked to leave. The company had announced a 2 percent reduction of the workforce, targeting a reduction of at least 1,600 employees over time. Nike’s layoffs within its workforce are part of a much larger cost-cutting strategy after their last annual report in December did not see profitable results to the degree the company had expected.

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What Is Moonlighting?

Replicon

In an era marked by an evolving economic landscape, moonlighting has become increasingly common across workplaces as it helps employees combat inflation and the rising cost of living. In the US alone, the rate at which employees hold multiple jobs has increased to 7.8% from 1996 to 2018, as per the United States Census Bureau. While this phenomenon helps employees supplement their income, pursue personal interests, and acquire new skills and expertise, it also poses a significant threat to emplo

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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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Enterprise Talent Intelligence Arrives, Disrupting The HR Tech Market

Josh Bersin

Of all the AI innovations we’ve seen in the workforce, perhaps the most significant is Talent Intelligence. Talent intelligence, as we define it, is the use of massive amounts of employee and workforce data to understand skills, job fit, performance, leadership potential, career pathways, pay equity, and organizational capability. As we introduce new research.

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How working as a restaurant hostess led to a career in HR

HR Brew

As a high school junior, Kendyl Skinner worked as a hostess at Texas Roadhouse. It was a fast-paced environment, and she was struggling with undiagnosed ADHD. But working in the hustle and bustle of the service industry actually helped Skinner learn to manage her ADHD symptoms, she told HR Brew. The constant stimulation and hands-on work associated with being a hostess played to her strengths and, eventually, helped her segue into HR, a field where, like hostessing, there are a lot of moving par

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3 Leadership Lessons From Rugby That Apply to Any Business

Great Place to Work

The international sport offers lessons in humility, collaboration, inclusion, and more that can drive success on the field and in the workplace. Global business leaders could learn a thing or two from rugby. For most Americans, rugby is an unfamiliar sport. The ball is shaped like an American football but isn’t used in the same way. It’s a contact-driven game but isn’t played like any other sport.

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How To Apply Systems Thinking To Business Leadership

Forbes Coaches Council

By looking at how parts of the whole function together, leaders can uncover hidden relationships, anticipate unintended consequences and develop sustainable solutions.

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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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How HR can strengthen talent management to improve employee performance 

HRExecutive

Like a pebble dropped into a pond, a lack of clarity regarding an employee’s role and purpose can ripple through an organization and undermine productivity and engagement, says Dickens Aubourg, founder and managing principal of talent technology advisory firm Onup. But HR can help managers bring clarity to their teams and improve employee performance, he notes. - Advertisement - And it’s important that they do.

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Marijuana Essentials Webinar: Federal & State Activity

Sterling Check

Estimated reading time: Approx. 8 minutes Top takeaways: Traditional drug testing methods can’t actually determine impairment or psychoactivity of metabolites. Employers should fully understand what modern drug testing technology can and can’t do, regardless of the specific type of drug test used. Employers benefit by keeping in mind that drug testing is not a simple “one-and-done” area of the law.

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Overtime Rule Challenged in Federal Court

Cupa HR

On May 23, a group of 13 local and national associations and Texas businesses filed suit in federal court in Texas, challenging the U.S. Department of Labor’s rule setting new minimum salary thresholds for the white collar overtime pay exemptions under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The final rule of April 23, 2024 increases the minimum salary threshold to $43,888 on July 1, 2024, and then to $58,656 on January 1, 2025.

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Deel partners with Carta to offer equity tax withholding features

HR Brew

When startups recruit employees to join their companies, equity is often a major component of their salary offer. This form of non-cash compensation may include options, restricted stock units, or shares, for example, and give workers partial ownership of the firms they join. While equity represents “an increasingly important part of total compensation” for early-stage startups, they can be complex from a compliance perspective, particularly when granted to employees based in jurisdictions abroa

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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.

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AI Taxonomies for Skills: Actionable Steps for Career Goals

Degreed

First, it was competency frameworks. Then it was skill taxonomies. Both suffer from the same challenges: they’re hard to build and even harder to keep up to date. Can AI help? Let’s find out. Why do organizations need taxonomies? For most companies, employees are the biggest expense (and asset). But how companies invest in those employees can quickly become disjointed.

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The Art of Conducting a Comprehensive Training Needs Analysis

HR Digest

In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into the intricacies of what training needs analysis is, and explore its various components, best practices, and the step-by-step approach to implementing it effectively. Whether you’re a seasoned HR professional or a business leader seeking to optimize your training programs, this article will provide you with the insights and strategies necessary to elevate your organization’s learning and development initiatives as you learn how to conduc

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Worried about the ‘Quit-Tok’ trend? Ways to boost employee engagement

HRExecutive

One of the latest HR catchphrases could have big implications for everything from employee engagement to retention and recruitment: It’s been dubbed “Quit-Tok,” and it happens when employees use social media phenomenon TikTok to release covertly filmed resignation meetings or terminations. - Advertisement - According to Garrick Beck, vice president of talent acquisition at NTT Data Group Corp., a global IT and business services company, the Quit-Tok trend—mainly involving Gen Z workers—follows i

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HR Partner Wins the Spring 2024 Top Performer Award in the Human Resources & Applicant Tracking categories

HR Partner

HR Partner is proud to be a winner of the Top Performer award from SourceForge, the world’s largest software reviews and comparison website. 23 May 2024– HR Partner , the complete HR software system for small to medium sized businesses, today announced that it has been awarded a Spring 2024 Top Performer Award by SourceForge, the world’s largest software and services review and comparison website.

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Modernizing Hiring: The Rise of Contingent Recruitment in 2024

The job market is changing fast, and to stay ahead, your hiring strategy needs to be flexible. With recent economic shifts, more companies are turning to contingent workers for their adaptability and cost savings. In fact, 32% of businesses are already prioritizing contingent over traditional full-time positions. Curious to learn more? In our new guide, you'll discover: The major benefits of incorporating contingent workers into your team.