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The Aristocracy of HR

010020000010 One of the first things I learned in Industrial Psychology was the breakdown and distribution of labor. I learned what it meant to have a full-time equivalent (FTE), part-time, temporary and per-diem/on-call staff. Each of these components serves a different and essential purpose to your workforce planning. In fact, you cannot actually get any […].

The Casual Workforce: How To Keep Zero-Hour Workers Coming Back

Get Hppy

Earlier this year it was reported that the rise of zero-hour contracts (or ZHCs) has finally reached its peak in Britain. These casual work agreements absolve both employees and employers from committing to a fixed number of working hours, and have been endlessly torn apart in the press. Also read: How Your Company Can Leverage the Gig Economy. Either way, the volatile economy and increased demand for flexibility at work and home means that the 1.7


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National Living Wage


This month the National Living Wage increased and will continue to do so until 2020 when it is projected to rise to at least £9 per hour, as detailed in the initial 2016 agreement. This will result in a significant number of implications but the primary impact will be on hourly workers. The substantial HR challenges the National Living Wage regulations present should not be underestimated.

The Changing Workplace, Part 1: Why Remote Work is Gaining Permanence


At the onset of the pandemic, many companies set up their employees to work from home as a response to shelter-in-place orders or a health and safety precaution. Is the lingering impact of the pandemic making companies consider a long-term remote work policy?

The Right Way to Increase Minimum Wage at Your Organization

Visier - Talent Acquisition

On July 18th, 2019, the U.S. government passed a bill to gradually increase the minimum wage to $15 by 2025. This bill also abolishes sub-minimum wage for both youth workers and tipped workers and closes a less commonly used loophole that allows employers to pay less than minimum wage to some disabled workers. of wage-earning workers and their employers. . The hourly rate of labor directly influences your bottom line.

The Growth of Workforce Week, and Why It Matters Most Now


For the past five years, our Workmates have been giving back through an annual program called Workforce Week™. At its heart, Workforce Week is about coming together to help talented job seekers find meaningful, thriving-wage careers. Join the Opportunity Onramps Movement.

5 Things to Know About The Yelp Employee Who Got Fired Complaining About A Living Wage in San Fran.

The HR Capitalist

A Yelp employee recently got fired for writing a post taking her company and CEO to task for not paying her better so she could live in the Bay Area. Here's your summary from The Washington Post : "The Yelp employee who said she was fired after she blogged about the financial pressures she felt while working for the multibillion-dollar business said Monday that her breaking point came one night when she went to sleep — and woke up "starving" two hours later.

How Can We Scale Up Apprenticeships?

Burning Glass Technologies

Apprenticeships are one of the rare bipartisan ideas in workforce policy—so why are there so few of them? Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta said the current apprenticeship programs are too small at a White House conference. percent of the workforce comes up through a registered apprenticeship. The number of occupations using apprenticeship training could grow from 27 to 74, and the number of actual jobs filled by apprentices could rise from 410,000 to 3.3

Make More! is Mindless Factory Work for Your Thumbs


Gamification, the application of game elements to non-game tasks and activities has spread from marketing trend, to education, to our daily lives at home and at work. App developers have made a game of learning, getting healthy, answering our emails and even watering our plants. So why not look at the other side of things, the workification of games? You, the player, are the Big Boss at the head of the factory floor. an hour.

The State of Healthcare HR in the New Decade


The State of Healthcare HR in the New Decade Jan. Many states are anticipating severe nursing shortages in the next few years, with some states projected to have nurse employee deficits of more than 10,000. A study from Mercer found that the U.S.

HR Glossary of Terms


ATS, employee handbook, HRIS, workers’ comp … there are plenty of acronyms and terms in the HR world to know and stay on top of. Sometimes you need a glossary on hand when you’re stuck trying to remember a definition, or you’re wanting to learn some new terminology.

7 Retail HR Challenges of 2022 and How to Overcome Them

Analytics in HR

The retail industry is experiencing turbulent changes, whether it’s the Great Resignation—partly brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic—or the rapid digital transformation. Scheduling and workforce planning 4. According to a report from the U.S.

Conference Twitter Primer #HRtechConf 2018


Once again using HRmarketer software, we analyzed the #HRTechConf conference website and tweets to come up with the following Conference Twitter Primer — all the information you need to socially prepare for the world’s largest HR technology conference and exposition hall! Bookmark this page and refer to it during the conference if you need someone’s Twitter ID. The Basics. Location: The Venetian®, Las Vegas. The best is yet to come!

How to retain and care for restaurant workers amid COVID-19 crisis

HR Digest

The restaurant sector is notorious for having one of the highest turnover rates, at 81.9 According to economists, the employee turnover rate in the restaurant sector was 62.6% rate in the private sector. Managers must carefully consider how to hire the right worker.

11 recruitment time-saving tips for the overburdened recruiter


All of these involve a lot more work on your part to find the right candidates to fill all the extra spots being opened up every month. Automate the process. Clone the process. Automate the process. A rejection message for those who are not the right fit.

3 Ways Workforce Intelligence Enables Better Workforce Risk Management


No business is immune to risk, especially when it comes to its workforce. Whether HR is dealing with health and safety incidents, compliance issues, compensation and payroll errors, or wrongful hiring and termination practices, these are all risks that HR can mitigate with the right data-driven approach. HR needs to stay on top of changing workforce rules and regulations to ensure that their company complies. New pay equity reporting requirements in the U.S.

3 workforce trends to prepare for in the last quarter of 2021


What employers really want is what they’ve always wanted: to fill all their open positions with hard-working people who stay with the company, grow and pledge their loyalty. But, in today’s workforce, is it possible for any employer to get all the things they want? The UK saw 1.55

HR Leadership in Times of Workforce Crisis


The ongoing impact and disruption that Covoid-19 has bought with it, is unprecedented in our times. At this time of impending workforce crisis, it’s essential that HR work with business leaders to think ahead. Employers can, should they choose, elect to top pay up to the full 100%.

All Economic Development Related to Jobs Is Not Created Equal.

The HR Capitalist

We're trained to believe that in America, any economic development opportunity that brings thousands of jobs to a local community - especially in the rust belt or the rural midwest - would be welcomed by all in that community. the nation’s largest meat processor, traveled to the east Kansas town of Tonganoxie with what they figured would be welcome news for the locals. The citizens didn't want anything to do with the plant.

Payroll Stats for Small Businesses


According to a number of studies and payroll states, every year the IRS penalizes small businesses billions of dollars for payroll errors– a burden that’s time-consuming, costly, and potentially hurtful in terms of attrition. But, who can blame the small business? US tax codes and the nuanced detail of payroll compliance are overwhelming at a minimum. This is not the case in any other state. The Effect of Your Paycheck on Your Employee: More Than Just Cash Money.

How to Meet the New Overtime Regulation Using People Analytics

Visier - Talent Acquisition

In 2016, I shared how organizations could use people analytics to prepare for the changes to overtime pay that were set to take effect later that year. However, a federal injunction was issued against the Department of Labor (DOL) regarding the new overtime rules, halting any further action. In September 2019, the DOL announced new overtime changes are officially coming. The new rate will take effect on January 1, 2020. What are the new rules around overtime?

Explaining the Economy: Unemployment, The June 2019 Jobs Report, and the Retail Sector

Oracle HCM - Modern HR in the Cloud

Every month, the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics releases an employment report chronicling economic progress from hourly wages to the unemployment rate. In this series of blogs, we'll be defining key terms from the report and deep diving into a specific industry. This month, we take a closer look at the retail industry. The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the June 2019 jobs report last week, showing 224,000 jobs added and a 3.7%