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    5 HR TRENDS TO LOOK OUT FOR IN 2020

    Nov 05, 2019

    HR analytics: The use of HR analytics isn’t particularly a new concept, yet few HR departments get the most out of their data through analytics tools. This can often be chalked up to hard-to-use tools or simply too much data to handle. Analytics is going to keep popping up on trend lists until...

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    IN 'WELCOME NEWS' FOR EMPLOYERS, DOL PROPOSES FLUCTUATING WORKWEEK UPDATE

    Nov 05, 2019

    Employers may soon have greater clarity when it comes to overtime calculations for workers with fluctuating workweeks, thanks to a proposed rule announced by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) Monday. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) offers an overtime calculation that an employer can use for an ...

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    POLY ANNOUNCES SECOND QUARTER FISCAL YEAR 2020 FINANCIAL RESULTS

    Nov 05, 2019

    Plantronics, Inc. (NYSE: PLT) ("Poly" or the "Company") today announced second quarter fiscal year 2020 results for the period ending September 30, 2019. Highlights of the second quarter include the following: “During the second quarter, we made further progress reducing ou...

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    DOTIN INC.'S AI SOFTWARE LEVERAGED FOR HIRING NEEDS BY TVS CREDIT SERVICES

    Nov 04, 2019

    dotin Inc., a Business-to-Business, Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) company that improves the recruitment and retention of new and existing talent based on candidates' potential cultural fit within a company, has signed a multi-year contract with TVS Credit Services Ltd. TVS Credit, a loan service ...

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    FOOD SERVICE HIRING LEADS JOB GROWTH AHEAD OF THE HOLIDAY SEASON

    Nov 04, 2019

    The U.S. unemployment rate inched slightly upward in October to 3.6%, just one-tenth of a percentage point higher than the 50-year low reported last month, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The "food services and drinking places" sector led all job categories in growt...

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    TEMP GIGS MAY OUTPACE WIDER JOB GROWTH THROUGH 2025

    Nov 04, 2019

    Temporary employment will grow to more than 3.2 million opportunities by 2025, an increase of nearly 254,000, predicts Emsi, a labor market analytics firm, and TrueBlue, a workforce solutions company. That would represent 8.5% growth, while all U.S. jobs are expected to grow 6%. Supply chain-related...

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    POLY INTRODUCES POLY STUDIO X SERIES FOR MICROSOFT TEAMS AT MICROSOFT IGNITE 2019

    Nov 04, 2019

    Plantronics, Inc. (“Poly” – formerly Plantronics and Polycom) (NYSE: PLT), a global communications company that powers meaningful human connection and collaboration, will introduce video conferencing devices with a built-in Microsoft Teams experience at Microsoft Ignite 2019. The P...

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    COURT ORDERS EEOC TO CONTINUE COLLECTING 2017 AND 2018 PAY DATA

    Nov 01, 2019

    The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) must continue collecting EEO-1 Component 2 pay data—broken down by job category, race, sex and ethnicity—for 2017 and 2018 even though the deadline for employers to file the information has passed. The EEOC "must continue to take al...

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    CHROS HAVE A GROWING INFLUENCE ON BRANDING

    Nov 01, 2019

    CHROs are among the execs with whom chief communications officers (CCO) works most closely when it comes to branding, a new Page survey revealed. CCOs named only chief marketing officers (CMOs) and CEOs more frequently. Page, a global organization for communication executives, said that the growing ...

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    SALESFORCE, PARTNERS EXPECT TO DRIVE CREATION OF 4.2M JOBS BY 2024 — BUT ARE WORKERS READY?

    Oct 31, 2019

    Salesforce and its "ecosystem of partners" expect to drive the creation of 4.2 million new jobs worldwide between 2019 and 2024, it announced last week. According to research from the International Data Corporation (IDC), the jobs created will include some in robotics, artificial intellige...

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    US COMPANY BOARDS IMPROVED GENDER PARITY, BUT STILL LAG BEHIND OTHER COUNTRIES

    Oct 31, 2019

    Just 17.6% of U.S. board seats are held by women, but that number still represents an increase from 14.2% a year ago, according to a report published Wednesday by Deloitte Global. The U.S. remains behind other countries in this metric. Women held 21.4% of board seats in Canada and 22.7% of seats in ...

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    UBER, LYFT BACK BALLOT INITIATIVE TO ABATE CALIFORNIA'S GIG WORKER 'ABC TEST'

    Oct 31, 2019

    Gig economy companies including Lyft, Uber, DoorDash and Instacart are supporting a new California ballot initiative that would allow certain workers on the companies' apps to continue operating as independent contractors, according to a statement released Tuesday by the Coalition of Rideshare &...

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    TECH ADOPTION, TALENT SHORTAGES HAVE EXECS 'VERY CONCERNED'

    Dec 05, 2019

    A majority of exec-level decision makers worry about the health of their industry in the coming two years, according to a new report from Ceridian, but companies may not "be directing their focus to high-impact, high-value actions that create long-term success." For instance, while compani...

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    TECH TALENT SKIPS COASTAL HUBS FOR AUSTIN, TEXAS

    Dec 04, 2019

    Austin, Texas is the top city for tech talent, according to CompTIA's 2019 Tech Town report. Raleigh, North Carolina; San Jose, California; Seattle; and San Francisco round out the top five cities. Austin was ranked third last year, but 46 tech companies relocated to the city in 2018, contributi...

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    WARREN-BACKED BILL WOULD EXPAND FMLA, PAY PROTECTIONS FOR PART-TIME EMPLOYEES

    Dec 04, 2019

    Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., and Rep. Jan Schakowsky, D-Ill., announced Tuesday plans to introduce a bill to expand leave, scheduling and retirement protections for certain part-time workers. A summary of the bill, titled The Part-Time Worker Bill of Rights Act, said the measure would require emp...

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    FRENCH LAW REQUIRES COMPANIES TO EMPLOY WORKERS WITH DISABILITIES

    Dec 04, 2019

    A French law is ushering in new obligations for companies to employ people with disabilities. By Jan. 1, 2020, employers in France with at least 20 employees must have workers with disabilities account for 6 percent of their total workforce. This includes full- and part-time employees, trainees and ...

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    FCRA LITIGATION ON TRACK TO REACH A NEW HIGH

    Dec 03, 2019

    The number of lawsuits brought under the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) will be the highest on record at the close of 2019—a reminder to employers that conduct background checks that they need to comply with the law to avoid expensive legal action. FCRA litigation increased by 8.7 percent ye...

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    ATD: TRAINING SPEND RISES AS FORMAL LEARNING HOURS PLATEAU

    Dec 03, 2019

    Employers spent $1,299 per employee in 2018 on learning programs, slightly higher than in 2017, according to the Association for Talent Development's industry benchmarking report. Workers averaged 34 hours of formal learning, or the equivalent of about four eight-hour workdays, holding mostly st...

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    LARGEST US SENIOR HOUSING OPERATOR TO PILOT NURSING ASSISTANT APPRENTICESHIP

    Dec 03, 2019

    Brookdale Senior Living Inc., the largest operator of senior housing in the U.S., will pilot a new certified nursing assistant apprenticeship program at its communities in Chattanooga, Tennessee, beginning in 2020, the company announced in November. The program, approved by the U.S. Department of La...

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    ADP: IN 2020, WORK WILL BE TEAM-BASED AND PERSONALIZED

    Dec 02, 2019

    The 2020 workplace will be more productive and engaging for workers and employers thanks to new technology that enables better personalization and adaptation to change, according to a recent ADP report. Among the predictions for next year, ADP posits that: isolated, siloed approaches to getting work...

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    BAD CANDIDATE EXPERIENCES CHASE AWAY NEARLY HALF OF JOB SEEKERS

    Dec 02, 2019

    Nearly half (49%) of job seekers in a recent PwC survey said they've turned down an offer because of a bad candidate experience. Even more said they'd discourage family or friends from applying for a job with a company because of a bad experience with the company's recruiters. To ensure ...

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    IT'S TIME TO PREP FOR ACA REPORTING IN 2020

    Dec 02, 2019

    In mid-November, the IRS issued draft forms and instructions to help employers prepare to report on the health coverage they offered employees in 2019. The final forms are expected to be issued before the end of the year. Employers subject to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) must distribute 1095 report...

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    SAGE CONTINUES ACQUISITION SPREE WITH CAKEHR

    Dec 01, 2019

    Enterprise software provider Sage is expanding through the acquisition of human resources (HR) solutions provider CakeHR. On Thursday (Nov. 28), CakeHR announced on its company blog that Sage is acquiring the firm to integrate its HR offerings into Sage’s broader enterprise resource planning (...

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    ONEPOINT HCM OFFERS CERTIFIED ANTI HARASSMENT TRAINING

    Nov 29, 2019

    Human Capital Management Firm, OnePoint HCM now offers certified anti Harassment training content, integrated into the unified HCM platform. “Our modern technology infrastructure allows us to connect education modules like Harassment training for our clients. Anti Harassment training and over ...

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SPOTLIGHT

Consider these statistics and it’s easy to see why successful businesses view onboarding as a business necessity. Onboarding is the process of getting candidates onboard and keeping them onboard right from the moment they have accepted a job offer. The best onboarding starts as soon as the dea

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