2024

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Considering a four-day workweek? These employers experimented with different approaches

HR Brew

Remember that J.G. Wentworth commercial from the early 2000s where people shout, “It’s my money, and I need it now!” Well, nowadays, some workers may want to shout, “It’s my four-day workweek, and I need it now!” Some 54% of employees say they’d work longer days if they could have a three-day weekend, while 37% would switch companies or industries to do the same, according to an August Bankrate survey.

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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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Bullhorn acquires Textkernel to accelerate its AI strategy

Bullhorn Blog

Today, Bullhorn has acquired Textkernel, an industry leader in Sourcing AI solutions. Headquartered in Amsterdam, Textkernel powers over 2,000 customers globally, including eight of the top 10 staffing agencies worldwide and Fortune 500 companies. A longtime, trusted partner to the staffing and recruitment industry, Textkernel and Bullhorn share a crucial strategic goal: empowering recruiters to digitally transform their business for the future and maximize the use of AI in the industry.

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Global Recruitment: 3 Ways to Expand Your Hiring Reach

TalentCulture

Managing a company has always been complicated. But the recent explosion of remote and hybrid work is making things infinitely more complex, especially when it comes to global recruitment. On one hand, now that remote work is a viable option, hiring internationally is much easier. Global reach gives HR leaders a larger talent pool to […] The post Global Recruitment: 3 Ways to Expand Your Hiring Reach appeared first on TalentCulture.

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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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Key Human Resources (HR) Pillars: Your 101 Guide

Analytics in HR

Human Resources continues to evolve with new and changing laws, trends, and business needs. Yet, many of the various HR pillars have remained constant. Simply put, HR pillars are the main focus areas that form the building blocks of a company’s HR and people strategy. Let’s get back to basics and explain the fundamentals of HR, the main HR functions and foundations, and get an overview of the key pillars of HR to help you build an effective people strategy.

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How to Maximize Productivity with Employee Time Tracking?

Hppy

Paul J Meyer, famously considered the founder of the self-improvement industry, once said, “ Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” These words encapsulate the essence of a truth universally acknowledged in both personal and professional development realms.

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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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Breaking stereotypes: women over 50 shine brighter than ever

Workable

The other day my friend Susan Brownfield told me about an article she read in the Huffington Post about how women over 50 are invisible. We laughed about this, as we are both over 50 and more visible than we have ever been. In fact, I just had my 51st birthday, and in the past year, I have: Given keynote addresses in Romania, Poland, Croatia, Connecticut, Missouri, and Texas, as well as several virtual addresses Published almost 200 articles Trained more than 3,000 people on how to use ChatGPT i

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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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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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What Happens When You Quit Smoking and Start Vaping

EX Program

Smoking vs. vaping. Dual use. Continuum of risk. If these terms have you confused about what to recommend to your employees or health plan members who smoke, read on. What happens when you quit smoking Smoking remains the leading cause of preventable death. Quitting smoking is the most important step someone can take to protect [.] Read More. from What Happens When You Quit Smoking and Start Vaping The post What Happens When You Quit Smoking and Start Vaping appeared first on EX Program.

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Start date of the NLRB’s joint-employer rule is delayed again

HR Brew

The effective date of a National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) rule that would make it easier for organizations to qualify as a “joint employer” was pushed back, once again. The rule, which had been set to take effect Feb. 26, was pushed back two weeks, to March 11. A Texas federal judge delayed the start date after holding a hearing for a lawsuit challenging the rule, which was filed by business groups including the US Chamber of Commerce.

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Gross Pay vs. Net Pay: Differences and How to Calculate

Replicon

Businesses and employees often come across terms like gross pay and net pay on their payrolls and paychecks. These financial jargons can seem intimidating, and the lack of clarity between gross pay vs. net pay can have serious consequences for both. While businesses risk payroll errors and compliance-related exposures, employees are unable to plan their finances and budgets judiciously.

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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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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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How a Coaching Leadership Style Unleashes Human Potential at Work

TalentCulture

As organizations enter a new era, we’re seeing a clear shift in management methods and practices. Traditional command-and-control styles are giving way to a more relevant, inclusive, empowering model — coaching leadership. Sir Richard Branson succinctly describes the motivation behind this approach, “Train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so […] The post How a Coaching Leadership Style Unleashes Human Potential at Work appeared first on TalentCulture

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Why today’s best office designs require an HR leader’s touch | With photo gallery

HRExecutive

HR’s role in office design is shifting from one of involvement before the pandemic to one of influence post-pandemic, as greater organizational focus on employee experience continues to expand HR’s role, say experts. - Advertisement - As employers continue to struggle to attract the workforce back to the office post-pandemic, many are moving toward more intentionally designed spaces that meet evolved employee needs.

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The 1st Pitch

Everyday People

On Sunday, I had both a life-affirming and a life-changing moment. I went to the Cincinnati Reds game to see a dear friend throw out the 1st pitch. Now, if you’re a sports fan at all, this is a bucket list item for most men. We grow up watching games and fantasize about taking the mound in front of a packed stadium waiting to “bring it” with a strike right across the plate.

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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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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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Glad you’re here: Welcoming Pento to the HiBob village

HiBob

When we founded HiBob in late 2015, we had a vision of changing the modern world of work. We knew that the cumbersome, rigid, and time-consuming technology we used previously to manage people could not be the same technology that powered businesses of today and in the future. We aimed to make our platform, Bob, an HCM that was all-encompassing and easy to use for not just HR but also managers and employees.

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Reverse ageism: why do companies avoid Gen Z workers?

Workable

Age discrimination is rampant in the United States. It can be challenging to get a job you are qualified for when you’re 22 years old. Wait, what? Okay, so legally, age discrimination isn’t illegal unless you are discriminating against people who are over the practically dead age of 40. (At least from a federal perspective – some US states prohibit age discrimination from 18.

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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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Paternity Leave and Beyond: Tips for Supporting Working Dads

Extensis

Quick look: Paternity leave benefits parents, children, and businesses alike. However, only 32% of U.S. employees have access to paid leave through their employers, and under 5% of new dads take off two or more weeks following the birth, adoption, or fostering of their child. Explore the latest fatherhood trends and how offering paternity leave and an adequate work-life balance can help small businesses stand out from their competition.

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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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Looking beyond the résumé: How talent pros can lean into skills-based hiring

HR Brew

Can you imagine a world without résumés? We may soon be in one. Seven in 10 (71%) hiring managers expect text-based résumés to become obsolete in the next five years, according to a recent report from Canva. And it’s no wonder why, according to Laura Mazzullo, owner of recruiting firm East Side Staffing. “We have realized, in the hiring community, how often candidates were eliminated for reasons that had nothing to do with core competencies.

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How Long Is a Business Day?

Replicon

“Your product will be delivered in two business days.” – You must have frequently encountered this phrase when you receive a notification from the seller after placing an order for a product. But what exactly does the term business day mean, and how long is a business day? The definition of business days and the business week can vary from one country to another, so it’s necessary to check the standard business week and hours applicable.

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How Neurodivergent Masking Is Driving Employee Burnout

Great Place to Work

New data suggests that burnout is again on the rise. Ignoring the needs of neurodivergent employees offers a compelling explanation. Burnout is on the rise again in 2024, and managers are missing the signs. A new survey from The Harris Poll and The Grossman Group found that while 89% of managers say their employees are thriving, only 24% of workers said the same.

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Beyond Buzzwords: Getting Real With Employee Engagement and Retention

TalentCulture

We’re facing turbulent times in the world of work. And not surprisingly, the language we use to describe modern work life is changing just as rapidly. Within only a few years, we’ve had to wrap our heads around all sorts of new buzzwords. Sometimes the influx of jargon seems overwhelming. Think about it — The […] The post Beyond Buzzwords: Getting Real With Employee Engagement and Retention appeared first on TalentCulture.

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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.