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    MONSTER: MOST GRADS EXPECT TO LAND A JOB WITHIN 2 MONTHS

    May 24, 2019

    Almost two-thirds of graduates said they think they will find jobs within one to two months of receiving their degrees, according to a new survey from Monster. A quarter of those are even more confident, saying they'll land a position less than a month after graduating. When it comes to searchin...

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    LUMAPPS PARTNERS WITH MICROSOFT TO POWER THE DIGITAL WORKPLACE

    May 24, 2019

    LumApps, the social intranet for the enterprise, announced it has been selected as one of only ten European startups to join Microsoft's Partner eXperience (PAX) program. LumApps will also be participating in Microsoft's Inspire Conference 2019 in Las Vegas. This partnership represents the n...

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    DIAGEO INTRODUCES NEW GLOBAL MATERNITY AND PATERNITY LEAVE POLICIES

    May 24, 2019

    Diageo, the British multinational beverages company, has announced a new family leave policy, which is applicable to its employees across businesses. In order to make its workplace fully inclusive and diverse the new policy allows women to take a minimum of 26 weeks of paid maternity leave and also ...

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    FLEXIBILITY AND REMOTE WORKING ARE THE NEW NORMAL, FINDS A NEW GLOBAL WORKPLACE STUDY

    May 24, 2019

    According to new research by the workplace technology company, Condeco, involving 750 corporate leaders, the rise of cloud computing and teleconferencing represent both the biggest opportunity for growth as well as the most significant organizational challenge to companies around the world. While re...

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    EASE METLIFE PARTNER TO OFFER AND MANAGE PRIMARY & WORKSITE PLANS

    May 24, 2019

    Ease, HR and benefits software solution for SMBs, insurance brokers, and insurance carriers is excited to announce their partnership with MetLife. This partnership will simplify the process for brokers and employers to offer and manage MetLife's wide range of products. Founded in 1868, MetLife i...

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    THIS ‘AUSTRALIAN-FIRST’ VR TRAINING IS THE FUTURE OF HR

    May 24, 2019

    Forget classrooms, whiteboards and paper tests. St John Ambulance Victoria has just launched the new virtual reality CPR training, “SJx”. The new training course is an “Australian-first” and will accredit the Provide Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation certificate to Victorian stud...

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    NHS WORKER WAS UNFAIRLY DISMISSED AFTER VISION PROBLEMS LED TO ADMIN ERRORS

    May 23, 2019

    An NHS administrator has been awarded £15,039 after her employer unfairly dismissed her for repeated administrative errors she made when she rapidly developed cataracts. Ashford employment tribunal ruled that Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust had unfairly dismissed Denise Regan after ...

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    UK UNIVERSITIES ‘NOT MEETING SKILLS NEEDS’ OF EMPLOYERS

    May 23, 2019

    The UK’s higher education sector is not providing employers with the digital skills they need, leading figures at some of the UK’s top universities have said, while urging HR departments to play their part in driving change through. Speaking at the Universities Human Resources (UHR) conf...

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    WORKER WINS LANDMARK CASE VS BIOMETRIC DATA POLICY

    May 23, 2019

    A man from Queensland has won a landmark case against his former employer who fired him for his refusal to submit to a fingerprint scanning security system at work. Jeremy Lee, who was terminated from his job at lumber company Superior Wood in early 2018, argued he had ownership of his biometric dat...

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    DOL WILL REVISIT FMLA REGS TO REDUCE EMPLOYER COMPLIANCE BURDENS

    May 23, 2019

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) is planning to revisit its Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) regulations, according to a Wednesday announcement. The agency plans to issue a Request for Information (RFI) seeking comments from stakeholders on how it can improve its FMLA rules. The RFI, still in i...

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    US BUSINESSES PLAN TO EXPAND REMOTE WORK OPTIONS

    May 23, 2019

    Flexible and remote work options are becoming a norm in global workplaces, according to research by U.K.-based workplace software company Condeco. The firm's survey of 750 managers and C-suite executives and other leaders found flexible work options continue to grow, with 43% of U.S. employers c...

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    SOUTHWEST AIRLINES RANKED WORLD'S NO. 1 COMPANY FOR HR

    May 22, 2019

    Southwest Airlines is the top-ranking company in the 2019 Workforce 100, which recognizes companies that have excelled in human resources during the past year. In ranking employers, Workforce editors and researchers from the publication's Human Capital Media Research and Advisory Group reviewed ...

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    MOST WORKERS AVOIDING MOVING JOBS DUE TO LOW PAY, RESEARCH SUGGESTS

    Jun 24, 2019

    More than half (57 per cent) of UK workers are not moving jobs because the salaries on offer are too low, research has revealed, pointing to a vicious cycle of wage stagnation and lack of labour market movement. The survey of 2,000 UK workers by CV-Library found that despite not changing roles or or...

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    US WORKERS DO NOT WANT TO WORK FROM HOME ALL THE TIME

    Jun 24, 2019

    Most US workers prefer to spend some time in an office (83 percent) over fully working from home, according to a new survey of full-time employees from Clutch. Respondents claim that office based work helps them collaborate with coworkers and feel included in the company’s culture. However, mo...

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    91% OF HR PROFESSIONALS REPORT THAT THEIR ORGANIZATIONS STRUGGLE TO MANAGE GLOBAL TEAMS

    Jun 24, 2019

    Globalization Partners Inc., whose Global Expansion Platform enables companies to hire talent in more than 150 countries without having to navigate the complex legal, tax, and HR matters traditionally associated with global expansion, today announced the findings of a new survey conducted in conjunc...

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    EMPLOYEES MOST ENGAGED WHEN THEY SEE A FUTURE FOR THEIR ORGANIZATION

    Jun 24, 2019

    Seventy-one percent of workers are engaged at work, according to The Predictive Index's Annual Employee Engagement Report. A majority like their job (70%), their co-workers (69%) and their direct managers (64%). Slightly fewer (60%) said they are happy with their employer, according to the surve...

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    EFFORTS ARE ON TO GET CODE ON WAGES BILL PASSED IN THE CURRENT PARLIAMENT SESSION

    Jun 24, 2019

    The Labour Ministry is expected to approach the Cabinet for approval for the Code on Wages Bill next week, in an attempt to get it passed in the Parliament. The Bill had lapsed following the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha in May. Now the Ministry will have to seek the Union Cabinet’s approv...

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    78% OF IT WORKERS WOULD RELOCATE FOR A LOWER COST OF LIVING

    Jun 21, 2019

    Seventy-eight percent of tech workers would relocate somewhere else if they could, citing affordability (60%) and the economy (56%) as the reasons in Tech on the Move, a study from CompTIA. The association for IT professionals said that with more than 260,000 IT jobs in the U.S. alone, tech workers ...

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    HSBC STRIKES 1000 DESK DEAL WITH WEWORK

    Jun 21, 2019

    HSBC has agreed a deal to locate more than a thousand members of London staff in a WeWork coworking space in London. WeWork confirmed to the Financial Times that the bank has signed up for 1,135 desks at its new building at 2 Southbank Place.  The move is further proof of how coworking has beco...

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    N2GROWTH SURVEY REVEALS DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION OF ORGANIZATIONS ARE MORE OF A TALENT ISSUE THAN A TECHNOLOGY ISSUE

    Jun 21, 2019

    N2Growth, Inc., a human and organizational performance company, recently conducted a survey of Chief Digital Officers (CDOs), which concluded that emerging technology is not the central issue as companies continue to struggle with digital transformation. The survey showed that more than 70% of CDOs ...

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    TEACHERS AND DOCTORS ARE HIGHEST PAID CIVIL SERVANTS IN BHUTAN

    Jun 21, 2019

    Giving priority to education and health, Bhutan’s Cabinet has ensured that the country’s teachers, doctors, nurses and medical staff will now be the highest-paid civil servants. This has really overhauled the civil service hierarchy in the country. Over 800 teachers and 4000 medical staf...

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    DOES YOUR WORKPLACE TECH MAKE EMPLOYEES HAPPY?

    Jun 21, 2019

    Does your brand of office computer make your employees productive and happy? A new survey by software management firm Jamf suggests, the enterprise adoption of the Apple Mac may spell the difference between a productive and unproductive work environment. Employees who use the Apple computer reported...

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    LONDON REMAINS SECOND MOST EXPENSIVE OFFICE MARKET

    Jun 20, 2019

    Hong Kong Central and London West End held onto their top spots in a ranking of the most expensive office market locations in the world at $322 and $220.70 per sq. ft. per year respectively according to the latest Global Prime Office Occupancy Costs report from CBRE. The ten most expensive markets w...

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    PROFESSIONAL CONTINGENT WORKERS IN HIGH DEMAND TO FIGHT TALENT SHORTAGES

    Jun 20, 2019

    Confidence among "independent workers" in the U.S. is higher than ever, thanks in part to technological advances, growth in online talent marketplaces and a skilled talent shortage, according to a report from MBO Partners. The 41 million freelancers, contractors, consultants, temporary or ...

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SPOTLIGHT

In the past few years, there have been huge, notable and dramatic declines in learner connection with the workplace. Your learners have different expectations than they used to. You know this too. But what kind of experiences do they actually want, and what does it mean for learning? This infographi

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