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    TIE TALENT TO BUSINESS STRATEGY TO BOLSTER PERFORMANCE, STUDY SAYS

    Jan 24, 2020

    Aligning talent with business objectives can substantially increase performance, retention and company competitiveness, according to The Predictive Index's State of Talent Optimization Report. The study of 600 executives, including 200 CEOs, found that the alignment between talent and performanc...

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    LINKEDIN: EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE IS CENTRAL TO TALENT RETENTION, BOTTOM LINE

    Jan 24, 2020

    An overwhelming majority of talent leaders (96%) said improving the employee experience is becoming more important and a way organizations can retain talent and grow their bottom line, according to a LinkedIn survey released Jan. 21. The respondents said that it's time to shift from merely colle...

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    AI IS DRIVING CHANGES IN RECRUITING, LEARNING — BUT EMPLOYERS MUST PROCEED WITH CAUTION, REPORT SAYS

    Jan 24, 2020

    Artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming many parts of work, including talent acquisition. But AI skills are unevenly distributed among industries and nations, and without intervention, this problem may further widen today's digital divide, according to an INSEAD report released Jan. 22 at t...

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    11 CALIFORNIA EMPLOYMENT LAW CHANGES FOR 2020

    Jan 23, 2020

    As the calendar turns to 2020, California has gone live with a number of new laws voted in as bills or ballot initiatives. Some are facing judicial challenges, the outcome of which will determine the nature of their final implementation. But for now, employers may want to familiarize themselves with...

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    MCDONALD'S APP CONNECTS WORKERS TO EDUCATION BENEFITS, GROWTH OPPORTUNITIES

    Jan 22, 2020

    McDonald's launched a mobile app that will allow employees to "maximize education benefits and take the next step in their professional journey," the company announced Jan. 22. The app, created in partnership with both the Council for Adult and Experiential Learning and Inside Track, c...

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    GLOBAL TALENT SHORTAGE HAS NEARLY DOUBLED IN THE PAST DECADE

    Jan 22, 2020

    The global talent shortage has nearly doubled in the past decade, according to ManpowerGroup research released Jan. 17. More than half (54%) of the international businesses polled reported skill shortages; businesses in 36 of 44 countries also reported more difficulty attracting talent now than in 2...

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    HANOLD ASSOCIATES STRENGTHENS SEARCH TEAM WITH AN EYE ON TECHNOLOGY, HEALTHCARE & PRIVATE EQUITY

    Jan 21, 2020

    Chicago-based Hanold Associates has expanded with the addition of Joe Costello as a partner. He specializes in recruiting executive level HR leaders across industries. His core focus is on technology, private equity and medical devices with a broader focus in the healthcare industry. “While we...

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    GARTNER: HR IS STRUGGLING TO DEVELOP FUTURE LEADERS

    Jan 21, 2020

    HR leaders are struggling to develop solid leadership talent, which may derail an organizer's larger strategies, according to a new report from Gartner, Inc. Based on a survey of 2,800 HR practitioners, Gartner found that a third surveyed struggled with developing future senior leaders and 45% s...

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    CITI SHOWS PROGRESS ON CLOSING PAY GAPS

    Jan 21, 2020

    Women at Citi are paid on average more than 99% of what men are paid, when job function, level and geography are taken into account. There also is no statistically significant difference in adjusted compensation for US minorities and non-minorities, the company said in a Jan. 15 statement. When thos...

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    NATIONWIDE ANNOUNCES $160M EMPLOYEE DIGITAL LITERACY TRAINING

    Jan 21, 2020

    Nationwide will spend $160 million during the next five years to offer all of its 28,000 U.S. employees digital literacy and "future capabilities" training, according to a Jan. 13 statement. Each employee will receive a personalized curriculum, business unit-specific learning opportunities...

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    DELTA GAVE ITS EMPLOYEES 2 MONTHS OF EXTRA PAY. HERE'S WHY THAT'S GOOD BUSINESS

    Jan 21, 2020

    Delta Air Lines had a very good year last year. Instead of just verbally thanking its employees for the company's strong performance, it announced it would pay them $1.6 billion in profit-sharing bonuses. That means every eligible employee will receive a check next month for 16.6% of their annua...

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    SAMSUNG, PCL CONSTRUCTION, THALES AMONG TOP EMPLOYERS FOR YOUNG WORKERS

    Jan 20, 2020

    Samsung Canada, PCL Construction and Thales Canada are among Canada’s Top Employers for Young People for 2020, according to Mediacorp Canada. Winners of the competition were chosen based on programs and initiatives they offered to attract and retain younger workers. These include benefits such...

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TRENDING NEWS


    NLRB FINALIZES JOINT EMPLOYER RULE

    Feb 26, 2020

    The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) will tomorrow publish a final rule updating its joint employer standard, according to a Feb. 25 statement. The final rule states that an entity may be considered a joint employer of a seperate employer's employees only if it possesses and exercises subst...

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    LATINO DIRECTORS LAUNCH TOOL TO TRACK REPRESENTATION ON FORTUNE 1000 BOARDS

    Feb 24, 2020

    In a push to improve focus on diversity in the C-suite, the Latino Corporate Directors Association (LCDA) launched The Latino Board Tracker Feb. 20 to track of the number of Latino board directors at Fortune 1000 (F1000) companies. Users can search by F1000 rank, company name, location, and the numb...

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    NEW JERSEY PROPOSAL WOULD MANDATE DISCRIMINATION, HARASSMENT POLICIES

    Feb 21, 2020

    A bill proposed Feb. 18 by New Jersey's Democratic governor, Phil Murphy, would require employers in the state to adopt a written nondiscrimination policy establishing policies and procedures against unlawful discrimination and harassment. Employers would be required to disseminate the written p...

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    LAWMAKERS CALL OUT BIG BANKS FOR LACK OF LEADERSHIP DIVERSITY

    Feb 20, 2020

    Diversity and inclusion strategies at big banks need an upgrade, House lawmakers concluded in a recent report, and the onus is on executives to drive those efforts. "There is no shortage of diverse people and businesses for banks to hire and promote. Just a shortage of leaders, including bank l...

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    ABA BUSINESS GROWTH LAUNCHES THEIR DIGITAL RECRUITMENT PROGRAM CONNECTING ORGANIZATIONS TO A GROWING COMMUNITY OF BEHAVIOR TECHS

    Feb 19, 2020

    ABA Business Growth is an elite recruiting, retention, and business consulting organization supporting the workplace needs of ABA organizations worldwide. Its Digital Recruitment Program is addressing a major issue concerning the scarcity of resources and talent in the ABA field that exists at a glo...

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    EMPLOYERS PLAN GREATER INVESTMENTS IN HR TECH THROUGH 2022

    Feb 19, 2020

    Next-gen HR software changes how companies connect with and manage talent, which can impact how diversity and inclusion is integrated into the hiring process. Hoping to tap into these benefits, organizations are planning to increase their investments in HR tech through 2022, according to a PwC globa...

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    JUDGE EXPLAINS HER DECISION TO BLOCK CALIFORNIA’S BAN ON MANDATORY ARBITRATION

    Feb 19, 2020

    California employers breathed a bit easier once a federal judge pressed the indefinite pause button on the newly enacted law aimed at preventing employers from utilizing mandatory arbitration agreements. Now, a few weeks later, U.S. District Court Judge Kimberly J. Mueller issued an order fully expl...

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    MONEY PROBLEMS KEEP WORKERS FROM EXCELLING, POLL FINDS

    Feb 18, 2020

    While 42% of U.S. employees said their financial status has improved in the last two years, nearly as many — 38% — report living paycheck to paycheck, according to the results of a Feb. 11 Willis Towers Watson poll. The report revealed 39% of workers couldn't come up with $3,000 if t...

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    RANDSTAD RISESMART'S NEW PLATFORM TO TRAIN EMPLOYEES IN MORE THAN 80 COUNTRIES

    Feb 18, 2020

    Randstad RiseSmart launched Randstad RiseSmart University (RSU), a "comprehensive training, development and certification platform" for its talent teams that span more than 80 countries, the company announced Feb. 13. RSU is designed to support the company's disparate workforce, provid...

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    MOST MANAGERS NOT TRAINED TO DELIVER PAY COMMUNICATIONS

    Feb 17, 2020

    While 67% of organizations say pay transparency is increasingly important — with 4% reporting it's of the highest importance — only 14% of organizations have dealt with pay transparency beyond a "moderate" level, according to a study by WorldatWork and Mercer. While near ha...

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    TESLA JOBS: ELON MUSK IS AGAIN HIRING WITH 'NO PRIOR EXPERIENCE NEEDED'

    Feb 17, 2020

    This time Tesla CEO Elon Musk means it when he says, "No experience required." Musk set off a ton of "tweet-erest" when he tweeted Sunday his Solar Roof Team is hiring people with absolutely no experience required. That's because Solar Roof wants to hire people to install Sol...

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    MORE THAN A QUARTER OF BUPA EMPLOYEES ENROLL IN FLEXIBLE PAY BENEFIT

    Feb 17, 2020

    As of early February 2020, more than a quarter (27%) of employees at healthcare organisation Bupa had enrolled in the employer’s flexible pay benefit. The service, provided by Wagestream, was launched in December 2019, with the goal of helping staff meet costs in the run-up to Christmas. Since...

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SPOTLIGHT

Willis Towers Watson research explored both employee and employer views on performance management. The results reveal that the majority of organizations will need to make changes to their performance management programs to meet the challenges of automation and an evolving workplace.

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