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    EMPLOYERS OFFERING HEALTH BENEFITS AT HIGHEST LEVEL SINCE 2013

    Nov 15, 2018

    Employers are offering healthcare benefits at the highest level since 2013 despite uncertain times for the U.S. healthcare system, according to a new survey of benefits decision-makers released by the Transamerica Center for Health Studies. The online survey, conducted by Harris Poll, showed 28% of ...

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    LINKEDIN REDESIGNS 'PAGES' TO BETTER ENGAGE CANDIDATES

    Nov 15, 2018

    LinkedIn has announced a redesign of company and career pages aimed at helping business more easily share information and insights about themselves. "Pages" allows employers to engage job seekers with "Life" and "Jobs" tabs that offer a customized view of the business, ...

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    THE MOST COMMON RECRUITING MISTAKES AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

    Nov 15, 2018

    The dog-eat-dog world of hiring is pushing hiring pros to look for new ways to source and acquire talent. Recruiters are getting creative with new ways to apply, streamlined screening processes and AI that schedules and even initiates a chat. For some, success is the reward for innovation; for other...

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    COMCAST TO HIRE 11K MILITARY COMMUNITY MEMBERS BY END OF 2021

    Nov 15, 2018

    Comcast plans to hire an additional 11,000 military community members by the end of 2021, including veterans, military spouses and National Guard and Reserve members, the company announced early November. Meeting the goal would bring Comcast to a total of 21,000 military hires by the end of 2021, it...

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    FACEBOOK TACKLES TALENT DEVELOPMENT WITH CAREER ADVANCEMENT TOOLS

    Nov 15, 2018

    Facebook has announced the launching of a new career development site, Learn with Facebook. Users of the new platform can gain hard and soft skills to compete in the digital workforce, Facebook said in a press release. The social media leader has added professional growth and advancement to its empl...

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    WALMART ANNOUNCES PREDICTIVE SCHEDULING FOR ALL US STORES

    Nov 14, 2018

    Walmart announced Tuesday that it will adopt a new scheduling system that makes employees' schedules both more predictable and flexible. All U.S. stores will have access to most of the program's features by the end of the month. My Walmart Schedule, an app, will implement the new approach. T...

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    TURNOVER IS AT AN ALL-TIME HIGH, SAYS SALARY.COM

    Nov 14, 2018

    Workplace turnover hit an all-time high this year, according to a report published by Compdata, a Salary.com company. Turnover in the U.S. hit 19.3% this year, rising nearly a full percentage point from 2017 and more than 3.5 percentage points since 2014, according to a press release announcing the ...

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    STRONG UNIVERSITY ECOSYSTEMS FEED AMAZON HQ2 FIRE

    Nov 14, 2018

    After the big announcement Tuesday, HQ2-mania will move from a year-long speculation game to a decade-long case study of what happens when the biggest retailer in the country decides to move in to two of the most prominent backyards in America. The bulk of Amazon's early hiring binge in Arlingto...

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    STARBUCKS LAYOFFS WILL CUT 5% OF CORPORATE EMPLOYEES

    Nov 14, 2018

    Starbucks followed through on its restructuring promise in an effort to improve profits amid slowing sales, laying off 350 corporate employees — about 5% of its non-restaurant workforce, according to Bloomberg. Marketing, creative, product, technology and store development teams will lose staf...

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    3 WAGE AND HOUR CHANGES UNDER THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION

    Nov 14, 2018

    President Donald Trump's administration promised to make changes in wage and hour initiatives and to scale back regulations. So what's different after the first two years of Trump's presidency? Speaking at the American Bar Association's 2018 Labor and Employment Conference Nov. 9, a ...

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    HOW EMPLOYERS CAN CORRECT COURSE ON PAY EQUITY

    Nov 14, 2018

    The U.S. has made some progress in the 55 years since the passage of the Equal Pay Act, but the overall results are "mixed," according to Commissioner Charlotte Burrows of the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). "Pay discrimination is still a lot more common than you ...

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    JUST 25% OF AMERICANS HOLD THEIR DREAM JOB, BUT ONLY 12% YEARN FOR THE C-SUITE

    Nov 13, 2018

    Only 25% of Americans are currently in their dream job, according to a new survey by MidAmerica Nazarene University. Most of the 2,000 Americans polled said they'd like to work in the entertainment industry, while many were satisfied in their current professions, which included HR, IT, accountin...

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    LACK OF UNDERSTANDING CONTINUES TO COMPROMISE EMPLOYEE WELLBEING

    Dec 13, 2018

    Employee wellbeing is being compromised by a lack of understanding of how to implement effective programmes, claims research from the British Safety Council. According to the study, the main reasons for this situation are the difficulties of defining wellbeing, selecting the best tools for assessing...

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    APPLE TO BUILD NEW $1 BN CAMPUS IN TEXAS

    Dec 13, 2018

    Apple Inc is investing $1 billion to build a new campus in North Austin, Texas and will spend another $10 billion for new data centers as part of a five-year investment aimed at creating 20,000 jobs in the United States. The Cupertino-based company said on Thursday it would also to set up new sites ...

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    STAFFING EMPLOYMENT STEADY IN THIRD QUARTER

    Dec 13, 2018

    U.S. staffing companies employed an average of 3.2 million temporary and contract workers per week in the third quarter of 2018, according to data released today by the American Staffing Association remaining above three million for four and a half years. Staffing employment edged up 0.1% in the thi...

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    EMPLOYERS STRUGGLE TO ANTICIPATE WHEN WORKERS WILL RETIRE

    Dec 13, 2018

    Only half of employers said they have a good understanding of when employees will retire, despite 83% of them saying a significant number of employees are nearing or are at retirement, according to a Willis Towers Watson (WTW) study of 2.9 million employees. The 2018 Longer Working Careers Survey re...

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    SURVEY UNCOVERS DIVERSE FINANCIAL NEEDS ACROSS WORKPLACE DEMOGRAPHICS

    Dec 13, 2018

    A new study by Prudential Financial, Inc. examined differences in the financial needs and attitudes of various underserved groups in the workplace and the income inequality that affects each set. The 3,000 U.S. respondents included women, African Americans, Latino Americans, Asian Americans, caregiv...

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    IS YOUR RECRUITMENT PROCESS SENDING THE RIGHT CULTURE MESSAGE

    Dec 13, 2018

    Candidates want culture fit. One-third of job seekers would decline an offer if they didn't feel there was a good culture fit, and 90% of employers believe culture fit is more important than skills and experience. This shift in thinking has a lot of businesses working hard to promote their corpo...

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    AI MAY ACTUALLY BE A POSITIVE GAME-CHANGER IN DIVERSITY RECRUITING

    Dec 13, 2018

    As a discipline, recruiting is particularly buzzy, driven by innovation in strategies and technologies alike. Over the last few years, two significant trends stand out: artificial intelligence (AI) and diversity and inclusion (D&I). Both a long time coming, these continue to gain momentum, influ...

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    REALTOR KELLER WILLIAMS LEADS INDEED'S TOP-RATED WORKPLACES FOR CULTURE IN 2018

    Dec 13, 2018

    Global realtor Keller Williams took the number-one spot for best culture in Indeed's Top-rated Workplaces for 2018. Rounding out the top five were In-N-Out Burger, Total Quality Logistics, Vans and supermarket chain HEB. Keller Williams was chosen for the high level of training it offers staff, ...

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    13 WAYS TO IMPROVE WRITTEN WARNINGS AND MANAGE EMPLOYEES BETTER

    Dec 13, 2018

    Written warnings are meant to help document employee behavior or performance problems, but they can fall short. They are usually the second step, after verbal warnings, in progressive discipline policies . When they include vague references to "insubordination" or "falsification of re...

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    EMPLOYER HIRING EXPECTATIONS AT 12-YEAR RECORD HIGH ENTERING 2019

    Dec 13, 2018

    Hiring intentions among U.S. employers are at a 12-year high entering the first quarter of 2019, according to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey. U.S. employers reported a 20% increase in recruiting confidence, and more than 12,500 employers in all four regions of the country forecas...

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    EMPLOYERS LOOKING TO ADOPT MOBILE-FRIENDLY SOLUTIONS IN RECRUITING

    Dec 13, 2018

    Better communication with candidates is a priority across industry sectors, according to a recent study released by background screening company HireRight. The firm's study noted a particular interest in mobile-friendly processes, with 32% of technology industry employers, 29% of education emplo...

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    TRANSFORMING TOGETHER: PEOPLESTRONG AND CHOLA COLLABORATE FOR HR TECH

    Dec 12, 2018

    As the world moves towards more effective and efficient digital transformation, no organization wants to be left behind. The recent collaboration between PeopleStrong and Cholamandalam Investment and Finance Company (Chola), the financial arm of the Murugappa Group, proves the same. The tie-up ...

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SPOTLIGHT

Multigenerational workplaces are the norm, and can form the foundation of productive, innovative and dynamic teams. At the same time, they can be challenging: with them come risks of miscommunication, misunderstandings and the consequences of acting on generalizations and stereotypes, all with poten

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