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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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    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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    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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    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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    GUIDELINES DEVELOPED FOR AI IN THE WORKPLACE

    Nov 28, 2019

    With more companies using artificial intelligence to manage employee data, concerns have arisen about the safety of personal information. Now, a group of major Japanese companies have worked out some guidelines on using AI in the workplace. More than 90 firms in different fields, including Sony, Sof...

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    OPEN FLOOR DESIGNS TOPPED WORKERS' LIST OF OFFICE LAYOUTS

    Nov 27, 2019

    Open office designs came out on top in a new survey by ResumeLab. In a poll of 1,500 employees, only 42% of those working in open floor plans with some private offices said they wanted to change office configurations, making open office spaces the "most accepted" choice. A hybrid mix of bo...

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    EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT, TRAINING AMONG TOPICS AT INAUGURAL HUMAN RESOURCES FORUM

    Nov 25, 2019

    Construction firms know the importance of building and maintaining a strong workforce, but the unpredictable nature of the construction industry presents a number of challenges. Among them: recruiting and developing qualified talent, coping with labor shortages and high employee turnover, ensuring w...

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    PROPOSED RULE WOULD REQUIRE HEALTH PLANS TO DISCLOSE OUT-OF-POCKET COSTS BY PROVIDERS

    Nov 25, 2019

    In a proposed regulation to be published Nov. 27 in the Federal Register, federal agencies suggest a rule that would require employer-sponsored group health plans to provide plan enrollees with estimates of their out-of-pocket expenses for services from different health care providers. Plans would m...

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    EMPLOYERS SAY CONTRACTORS, OUTSOURCING MAY NOT BE THE BEST SKILLS GAP DEFENSE

    Nov 21, 2019

    Employers may not be looking at the alternative workforce as a strategic source of value to address the skills gap and contribute to company growth in a meaningful way, Ceridian has concluded after conducting a survey of U.S. and Canadian business leaders. Among those surveyed, only about half said ...

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    HR FUNCTIONS NEED TO MODERNIZE OR RISK BECOMING IRRELEVANT, REVEALS KPMG

    Nov 21, 2019

    KPMG’s new Future of HR 2020 global survey of more than 1,300 HR executives in 55 countries shows that 57% of HR professionals believe that if the HR function does not modernize its approach to understanding and planning for the future needs of the workforce, it will rapidly become irrelevant ...

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    FUTURE WORKPLACE AND INTREPID BY VITALSOURCE TO PROVIDE ONLINE COURSES ON THE FUTURE OF WORK

    Nov 20, 2019

    Intrepid®, the market-leading collaborative learning platform provider, announced today that it will be the platform for Using AI4HR, an online course by Future Workplace, the leading HR advisory and research firm dedicated to preparing HR leaders for the future of learning and working. The two ...

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    FEDERAL HR NEEDS AGILITY TO MEET CHANGING WORKFORCE NEEDS

    Nov 19, 2019

    The federal workforce must have talent, learning and agility to fulfill its mission to serve Americans "the way they deserve to be served," said Margaret Weichert, the woman in charge of that effort. As deputy director for management at the White House Office of Management and Budget and a...

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    BITRIX24 KNOCKS STRESS OUT FOR EMPLOYEES WITH ITS NEW NASA-PROVEN STRESS MANAGEMENT PRODUCTIVITY FEATURES

    Nov 18, 2019

    Bitrix24, a popular free collaboration and workplace productivity platform, has added stress measurement capabilities to its mobile app. It will allow companies and employees to measure daily stress levels in order to maximize productivity and avoid burnout, as well as other negative workplace perfo...

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    USCIS PROPOSES RAISING IMMIGRATION FILING FEES

    Nov 15, 2019

    U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) proposed Nov. 14 to increase several immigration benefit filing fees for employers and to separate the Form I-129 petition for temporary workers into different forms with different fees for each visa classification. The agency proposed adjusting fees...

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    CANDIDATES, MANAGERS NEED HR TO ACCURATELY PRICE SKILLS

    Nov 14, 2019

    It's critical that HR be able to accurately price workers' skills, PayScale said in a Nov. 12 press release. That ability is central to the hiring process, which demands that HR professionals take both individuals' skills and geography into account when setting pay, the organization said...

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    FEDEX GROUND USING VIRTUAL REALITY TO TRAIN, RETAIN WORKERS

    Nov 13, 2019

    FedEx Ground uses virtual reality (VR) in employee trainings to better prepare and retain workers, according to executives who spoke at the HR Tech 2019 Conference in October. The company currently struggles with new hires quitting early on, overwhelmed by the volume and physically taxing nature of ...

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    SEE WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT THE POLY STUDIO USB VIDEO BAR

    Nov 13, 2019

    “The Polycom Studio is fantastic because it gives organisations access to the flexible huddle room environments they need, without asking them to deal with complicated tools and technology. The Polycom Studio is a powerful piece of equipment, but it’s not complicated or daunting. Unlike ...

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    OPEN ENROLLMENT IS HERE. WHAT PLANS ARE WORKERS CHOOSING?

    Nov 12, 2019

    Almost half of U.S. workers plan to enroll in a high-deductible health plan for the 2020 benefit season, according to an online poll of 1,512 working adults conducted in August by employee benefits provider Unum. The top reasons for using health insurance were unexpected illness or diagnosis or an u...

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    MAINE INMATES CAN COMPLETE A CULINARY APPRENTICESHIP WHILE THEY SERVE TIME

    Nov 12, 2019

    Inmates at Maine state prisons can now complete culinary apprenticeships while serving time. The offering is the result of a partnership between the state's department of corrections and HospitalityMaine, a non-profit restaurant and hotel trade group. Maine is facing a dire hospitality talent sh...

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    CYBERSECURITY WORKFORCE MUST GROW 145% TO CLOSE TALENT GAP

    Nov 08, 2019

    To fill the talent gap for cybersecurity experts, the cybersecurity workforce would need to grow 145%, according to (ISC)², a membership association for cybersecurity professionals. The 2019 (ISC)2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study estimated that an additional 4.07 million trained professionals wil...

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    OUTSOURCING OF HR FUNCTIONS HAS LED TO A FRACTURED EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE

    Nov 07, 2019

    The HR model of the past involved a significant amount of outsourcing, which created a fractured employee and candidate experience, according to research from Mercer. During the 1990s, business leaders were focused on efficiency and cost savings, Mercer explained: organizations combined HR business ...

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    IRS UPS 401(K) CONTRIBUTION LIMIT TO $19.5K FOR 2020

    Nov 06, 2019

    Employees will be allowed to contribute a maximum of $19,500 to their 401(k)s in 2020, the IRS announced Wednesday. The move represents a $500 increase over 2019's limit. The agency also will increase the catch-up contribution limit for employees age 50 and older from $6,000 to $6,500. Other cha...

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    EVEN AT RECORD LOW UNEMPLOYMENT, WAGES REMAIN LARGELY STAGNANT

    Oct 30, 2019

    Despite record low unemployment rates, most industries are experiencing only mild wage growth, according to the Q3 2019 PayScale Index. The index found wages grew 0.5% quarter over quarter and 2.6% year over year. Tech hub cities, transportation jobs and the arts and entertainment industry are "...

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    EMPLOYERS DON'T UNDERSTAND THE WORK PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES CAN DO, SHRM RESEARCH FINDS

    Oct 29, 2019

    Many HR professionals and managers think certain kinds of work can't be performed by someone with a disability, and that prevents people in this talent pool from being recruited, hired or promoted, according to research released today from the SHRM Foundation and Workplace Initiative by Understo...

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    HOW ROBOTIC PROCESS AUTOMATION WILL CHANGE THE FUTURE OF THE WORKPLACE

    Oct 28, 2019

    The evolution of the workplace is rapidly changing for all industries at every level. Workflow concepts including automation and AI have become increasingly available today, and in particular RPA – robotic process automation – where bot technology is used to organize and execute repeatab...

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    CULTUREIQ WANTS YOU TO NOMINATE YOUR H.R. HERO

    Oct 24, 2019

    They fight for a better workplace, power a healthy culture, and can wrestle a large crisis to the ground in record time. They are the world's H.R. Heroes, and they stand up for us, so it's time we stand up for them! CultureIQ is looking for great people, and great stories, to create its H.R....

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    40% OF WORKERS SAY THEIR EMPLOYERS ADDED NEW D&I POLICIES IN RECENT YEARS

    Oct 23, 2019

    Most U.S. workers at companies that have recently implemented diversity and inclusion (D&I) policies say those policies have had a positive impact, according to a survey conducted by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research. About 40% of respondents said their employers had i...

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    TECH TALENT SAYS AIRBNB IS MOST DESIRED PRIVATELY-HELD COMPANY TO WORK FOR

    Oct 22, 2019

    Nationally, Airbnb and Google top the lists of most desirable workplaces for private and public companies, respectively, according to a Hired survey of more than 3,600 technology knowledge workers. Respondents include software developers, product managers, designers and data scientists. Ranked by ho...

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    MARKETING HASN'T BEEN SPARED THE EFFECTS OF THE TECH SKILLS GAP

    Oct 21, 2019

    Marketing organizations face a critical talent shortage due to a lack of digital skills, according to most marketing executives responding to a recent survey from The Economist Group and Digital Marketing Institute. Survey respondents identified artificial intelligence as the technology they expect ...

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    FORTUNE NAMES CISCO BEST MULTINATIONAL WORKPLACE

    Oct 18, 2019

    Cisco has been awarded the top spot on Fortune’s list of The World’s Best Multinational Workplaces. The list is based on an annual poll on what workers at global companies think about their organizations, including diversity and inclusion initiatives. Cisco has remained on various best-p...

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    PREDICTIVE SCHEDULING LAWS — MEANT TO PROTECT WORKERS — APPEAR TO BE WORKING

    Oct 17, 2019

    Predictive scheduling laws — meant to protect employees from short-notice schedule changes — appear to be having their intended effect, according to new research from Deputy, a workforce management platform. Shift workers in the U.S. are scheduled for an average of 86.2 hours each month ...

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    IS JOB HOPPING NO LONGER TABOO?

    Oct 16, 2019

    Job hopping may be losing its status as a recruiting red flag, according to a new report from iHire. In surveying more than 1,000 active and passive job seekers, the group found that more than half had left their job voluntarily in the last five years. What's more, 75% said they planned to stay ...

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    HOW 5 BUSINESSES ACROSS THE COUNTRY ARE WEATHERING THE LABOR SHORTAGE

    Oct 15, 2019

    The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) told employers in October that the national unemployment rate dropped to 3.5% — but that’s just a number. Across the country, talent professionals in every industry face the tightest labor market since December 1969. What does a 3.5% unemployment...

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    LEGACY PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS ARE 'FAILING' WORKERS

    Oct 14, 2019

    New research from Betterworks found that HR professionals with continuous performance management (CPM) programs reported being nearly 50% more satisfied with their performance management process and were 24% more likely to recommend CPM than companies that still rely on annual programs, according to...

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    WORKERS WITH MENTAL HEALTH DISORDERS EXPERIENCE THE MOST DISCRIMINATION

    Oct 11, 2019

    Bias against employees with mental health conditions is the most prevalent form of workplace discrimination around the world, according to an analysis of Kantar's Inclusion Index, which surveyed 18,000 workers in 14 countries. More than one third of employees with a mental health disorder report...

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    HUMAN RESOURCE OUTSOURCING (HRO) MARKET 2019 IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS & RECENT DEVELOPMENTS TO 2025

    Oct 09, 2019

    This report offers complete and intelligent analysis of the competition, segmentation, dynamics, and geographical advancement of the Global Human Resource Outsourcing (HRO) Market. It takes into account the CAGR, value, volume, revenue, production, consumption, sales, manufacturing cost, prices, and...

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    SUPREME COURT DECLINES TO DECIDE IF ADEA COVERS JOB APPLICANTS

    Oct 09, 2019

    The Supreme Court on Oct. 7 left in place an appeals court decision that the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA) does not apply to job applicants who allege a hiring policy adversely impacts older workers. As a result, many job applicants face an uphill climb in court when arguing that they&...

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    HR PROS, DRIVERS ARE THE MOST INTERESTED IN RECEIVING AR, VR TRAINING

    Oct 08, 2019

    Drivers and human resource employees are the most interested in using augmented reality and virtual reality tech for training, according to the results of a recent survey. Almost half of the employers surveyed plan to increase training budgets in response to the rise of AI and automation. But they&#...

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    63% OF NEW HIRES BRING DATA FROM OLD EMPLOYERS. WHAT'S THE RISK?

    Oct 04, 2019

    More than one-quarter, 27%, of information security leaders don't monitor the data new employees bring to their organization, according to a Code42 survey of more than 1,000 information security leaders and 600 business decision-makers. Because employees feel "entitled to personal ownership...

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    MAJOR OVERHAUL TO ILLINOIS EMPLOYMENT LAW TAKES EFFECT IN JANUARY

    Oct 02, 2019

    Employers already know that recent high-profile sexual-harassment cases have prompted state legislatures to enact changes. What may come as a surprise, however, is the number of other changes likely coming to Illinois employment law very soon. SB 75,  which Gov. J.B. Pritzker recently signed an...

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    WILL THE NEW FEDERAL OVERTIME RULE FACE LEGAL CHALLENGES?

    Oct 01, 2019

    The salary cutoff for workers to be classified as exempt from overtime pay under federal law was just raised, but litigation over a 2016 rule that hiked the threshold even higher is still pending. Employers may be wondering what will happen to that lawsuit and whether they can expect the new rule to...

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    HOUSE COMMITTEE ADVANCES SWEEPING LABOR RIGHTS BILL

    Sep 30, 2019

    Abill that's working its way through the U.S House of Representatives would strengthen union power and create stiffer penalties for employers who violate federal labor law. The House Education and Labor Committee recently voted 26-21 to advance the bill, with Democrats voting for and Republicans...

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    DUKE RESEARCH SUGGESTS BIAS AGAINST JOB APPLICANTS WITH MILITARY SERVICE

    Sep 27, 2019

    Military experience may work against some job candidates, according to research from Duke University’s Fuqua School of Business. In research based on 10 studies and random experiments with nearly 3,000 managers, recruiters and other participants, experts found that those involved in hiring oft...

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    AS EMPLOYERS BOOST SOME BENEFITS, USE GAPS REMAIN

    Sep 26, 2019

    Employer financial wellness offerings are up, but employee benefit use hasn't exactly followed, according to a report from Bank of America. Fifty-three percent of employers surveyed said they offer financial wellness benefits, compared to 24% four years ago, according to the 2019 Workplace Benef...

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    MERCER: BENEFITS COSTS TO RISE NEARLY 4% IN 2020

    Sep 25, 2019

    Health benefit costs are projected to rise by 3.9% per employee in 2020, according to a new survey from Mercer. Based on responses from 1,511 employers, cost-shifting to employees will be less of a factor than in some recent years, with only 43% of respondents planning to raise deductibles or cut be...

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    IT CANDIDATES' WORK EXPERIENCES HOLD GREATEST WEIGHT FOR HIRERS

    Sep 24, 2019

    IT job applicants' most recent work experience resonates the most with hiring managers, a Robert Half survey found. The staffing firm said that even entry-level tech workers are also expected to have some previous work experience, but that their academic credentials also matter greatly. When ask...

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    WITHOUT FLEXIBLE WORK OPTIONS, BOTH WOMEN AND MEN ARE MORE LIKELY TO LEAVE

    Sep 23, 2019

    Flexible-work offerings help retain female employees, but that flexibility is also in demand from men, research from the Boston Consulting Group (BCG) found. According to BCG, millennial men favor the ability to decide when, where and how much they work more than previous generations. BCG concluded ...

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    ABERDEEN BEHAVIORAL TECHNOGRAPHICS IS NOW LIVE

    Sep 23, 2019

    Aberdeen announced Aberdeen Behavioral Technographics – the industry’s first install (technographic) data that actively measures technology in use. Legacy technographic data only provides a single yes/no estimate as to whether a company uses a specific technology. Aberdeen Behavioral Tec...

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    AMAZON PRIMES THE CANDIDATE PIPELINE WITH CAREER DAY BLITZ

    Sep 20, 2019

    Amazon held career events across the U.S. Tuesday to recruit candidates in the company's business centers in Arlington, Virginia, Boston, Nashville, Dallas, Chicago and Seattle. In Virginia, it was a recruiting blitz, crowded with candidates and lines out the door. Those candidates waiting for r...

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    FEDERAL GOVERNMENT’S PROPOSAL SEEKS TO STREAMLINE HR PRACTICES

    Sep 19, 2019

    Aproposed federal rule would make it easier for government agencies to demote or fire poor-performing employees. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) proposal also would revise regulations that govern new federal employees' probationary periods and agency data collection on adverse employmen...

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    CENSUS BUREAU: WORKERS' MEDIAN EARNINGS CLIMB TO $40K

    Sep 18, 2019

    Workers' real median earnings increased 3.4% to $40,247 between 2017 and 2018, according to a U.S. Census Bureau report. The report, Income and Poverty in the United States: 2018, also revealed an addition of 2.3 million full-time U.S. workers for the time period. Broken down by gender, men fare...

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    POLY INTRODUCES THE NEXT GENERATION OF SAVI WIRELESS HEADSETS

    Sep 18, 2019

    Plantronics, Inc. (“Poly” – formerly Plantronics and Polycom) (NYSE: PLT), a global communications company that powers meaningful human connection and collaboration, today announced the next generation of the company’s lineup of popular Savi wireless headsets. The enhanced Sa...

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    SAP SUCCESSFACTORS PERFORMANCE & GOALS SOLUTION CUSTOMERS SURPASS 5,000

    Sep 17, 2019

    Over 300 new clients chose the solution in the first half of 2019 to help keep their workforces passionate, performing and focused on the right objectives. These customers include Arrocera Los Corrales S.A. (ALCSA), CLAAS Group, Constructora EBCO S.A., Compartamos Banco and TÜV Rheinland Group....

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    VIRTUAL CAREER FAIR AIMS TO BRING MORE DIVERSITY TO TECH

    Sep 17, 2019

    CodePath.org, a computer science nonprofit, held its second annual Virtual Career Fair on Thursday. The event connects more than 200 undergraduate engineering students from diverse backgrounds with hiring managers from 15 tech employers, CodePath.org said. The company said it offers "industry-a...

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    YOUNGER EMPLOYEES FACE REWARDS, RISKS IN STOCK COMPENSATION PLANS

    Sep 16, 2019

    Millennials and Generation Z employees value participation in their employer's stock compensation program, a new survey shows, but they need to be mindful of investing too much of their net worth in the company that employs them. Stock compensation—also called equity compensation or share-...

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    SAP LAUNCHES NEW ACCELERATOR PROGRAM IN MUNICH

    Sep 16, 2019

    SAP.iO Foundry Munich is part of SAP’s innovation strategy and is designed to provide the startups with access to curated mentorship, exposure to SAP technology and application programmable interfaces (APIs), and opportunities to collaborate with SAP customers.The startups in the Munich cohort...

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    'LET IT BREAK:' HOW HR CAN STOP PUTTING OUT FIRES AND THINK STRATEGICALLY

    Sep 13, 2019

    Many HR professionals feel they aren't in a good position to help influence the direction of their companies in a meaningful way. "Most organizations' view of HR is too narrow," according to Traci Fiatte, CEO, Professional and Commercial Staffing, Randstad US, who spoke to HR Dive ...

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    SAP INTEGRATED DELIVERY FRAMEWORK EASES MOVE TO SAP S/4HANA FOR CUSTOMERS

    Sep 12, 2019

    SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced the continued momentum of its SAP Integrated Delivery Framework, which helps streamline the move to SAP S/4HANA for SAP customers on partner-led projects. With SAP Value Assurance service packages and SAP Model Company services acting as the foundation for the deli...

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    LESS THAN HALF OF SMALL BUSINESSES PLAN TO HIKE HIRING IN NEXT 12 MONTHS

    Sep 12, 2019

    Forty-one percent of small businesses plan to increase hiring during the next 12 months, a survey from Paychex-owned professional employer organization Oasis showed. Sixteen percent said they're hiring to drive business growth, while 25% plan to fill staffing gaps. Oasis polled 319 U.S. small bu...

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    EMPLOYERS LOSE £133M FROM APPRENTICESHIP LEVY ACCOUNTS AS FUNDS EXPIRE

    Sep 10, 2019

    The government has revealed that employers have so far lost access to £133m of apprenticeship levy funds as the rolling deadline for spending the money passed, but experts have warned there is still not enough left over to support non-levy paying SMEs. In a parliamentary question tabled by MP ...

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    LABOR DEPARTMENT UPDATES 50-YEAR-OLD ‘REGULAR RATE’ PAY RULE

    Sep 10, 2019

    Employers may soon have some clarity on which perks must be included in workers' "regular rate" of pay, which is used to calculate overtime premiums under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently sent a final rule on this topic to the White House...

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    SAP AND CUSTOMERS INNOVATE NEW WAYS FOR INDUSTRY-SPECIFIC PARTS PLANNING

    Sep 10, 2019

    These are the result of SAP’s intelligent supply chain for assets customer initiative, which brought together SAP and more than 45 customers to co-innovate in this mission-critical area. The announcement was made at the North American Supply Chain Executive Summit in Chicago.“Every busin...

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    SURVEY: SMALL ACTS OF RECOGNITION HELP YOUNGER WORKERS FEEL FULFILLED AT WORK

    Sep 09, 2019

    The majority of Generation Z and millennials are dissatisfied at work, according to a recent study by daVinci Payments. The results reveal that 78% of Gen Z employees plan to leave their job within the next two years, while 43% of Millennials surveyed said they plan to leave their job within the nex...

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    TECHNOLOGISTS SHOW UP AT THE NEGOTIATING TABLE KNOWING THEY'RE IN DEMAND

    Sep 06, 2019

    Nick Canzoneri, an infrastructure engineer at GitHub, has seen his professional market value increase steadily over the course of his 10-year career in tech. "Anywhere I've applied I've gotten responses quickly," Canzoneri told HR Dive's sister publication CIO Dive. "Espec...

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    BIGTINCAN TAKES AIM AT REVENUE ENABLEMENT WITH ASDEQLABS ACQUISITION

    Sep 05, 2019

    Bigtincan (ASX:BTH), the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation,  today announced the acquisition of AsdeqLabs, whose platform provides support for field-based employees and mobile service capabilities, helping to usher in the next evolution of service enablement and customer ...

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    HOW EMPLOYERS CAN HELP WORKING PARENTS DURING BACK-TO-SCHOOL SEASON

    Sep 05, 2019

    There's the morning parent orientation at a child's school, which overlaps with the weekly meeting at work. There are the half days that are designed to ease students back into the academic year but that leave parents either scrambling for child care or asking to work from home. And this may...

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    AUTOMATION AND AI: HOW IT WILL ACTUALLY AFFECT THE WORKPLACE

    Sep 05, 2019

    Is there any consensus on the impact of automation and artificial intelligence on our working lives? Will society benefit or suffer? How will HR play its part in reshaping the workforce? Adam McCulloch examines the impact on jobs and people management. A blasé optimism pervades the burgeoning...

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    ONE IN FIVE EMPLOYERS FAILING TO TRAIN THEIR CONTINGENT WORKERS

    Sep 03, 2019

    One in five UK employers are failing to offer any training opportunities to their non-permanent workers, which experts said demonstrated a ‘shocking’ lack of support for an important part of the workforce. A survey of employers and individuals by City & Guilds Group found that 20 per...

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    GOOGLE TO SHUT DOWN HIRE IN 2020

    Aug 30, 2019

    Google announced this week that it's shutting down Google for Hire on Sept. 1, 2020, in order to dedicate its resources to "other products in the Google Cloud portfolio." The company issued a Q&A guide for users on what to do until their contracts expire. Hire was launched just two...

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    NLRB MEMO CLARIFIES RULES FOR WORKPLACE SOCIAL MEDIA POLICIES

    Aug 28, 2019

    Two of CVS Health's social media policies requiring employees to disclose certain personal information ran afoul of federal labor law, according to an advice memo from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) general counsel's office. The NLRB general counsel's office made the 2018 advi...

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    BIOTECH'S NEW VR TRAINING CENTER CAN TRAIN 20 WORKERS AT A TIME

    Aug 27, 2019

    Biotech company Thermo Fisher Scientific has equipped its Greenville, North Carolina, manufacturing facility with virtual reality (VR) capabilities as part of a $55 million investment, Contract Pharma reports. The company's Greenville Training Center includes five VR-equipped rooms and can train...

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    ANOTHER ROUND OF SOCIAL SECURITY NO-MATCH LETTERS EXPECTED

    Aug 27, 2019

    About 577,000 employers received employer correction request notices this year alerting them to discrepancies between a worker's Social Security number and government records, according to the Social Security Administration (SSA). The agency announced in a letter to Rep. Jim Costa, D-Calif., tha...

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    BIGTINCAN NAMED IN GARTNER’S MARKET GUIDE FOR SALES ENGAGEMENT PLATFORMS, MEETING ALL IDENTIFIED CAPABILITIES

    Aug 27, 2019

    Bigtincan (ASX:BTH), the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation,  today announced it has been recognized as a Representative Vendor of Sales Engagement Platforms in all of the capabilities defined by Gartner as part of the August 2019 Market Guide for Sales Enablement Platform...

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    APPTIO TO HIRE 300 DATA SCIENTISTS AND DEVELOPERS IN INDIA

    Aug 26, 2019

    Washington-based company, Apptio is looking to expand in India. The cloud computing and financial management software firm, plans to triple its team of data scientists and developers in Bengaluru by the end of 2019. It will hire 300 people comprising data scientists and developers in India over the ...

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    PUTTING HUMANITY INTO HR COMPLIANCE: USE ‘STAR PROFILES’ FOR HIRING

    Aug 23, 2019

    Many years ago, as president of a nonprofit association, I hired an executive director. I thought I'd hit the jackpot! His resume, qualifications and responses to interview questions were outstanding. Not long after his employment began, however, I couldn't wait for it to end. What happened?...

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    HOW TO USE 'STAY CONVERSATIONS' TO KEEP EMPLOYEES ENGAGED

    Aug 22, 2019

    Surveys continue to show that the number one reason employees leave is not the work and, in most cases, not even the paycheck. Instead, it is the relationship employees have with their supervisors that makes the difference. That's an interesting data point when you think about the fact that the ...

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    POSTMATES INTRODUCES 'HEALTH CARE OPTIONS,' ACCESS TO COLLEGE COURSES FOR GIG WORKERS

    Aug 21, 2019

    Online delivery service Postmates announced new benefits for its gig workers that includes free occupational accident insurance, health care options and free access to online college courses and professional certifications. The company said the benefits are "a downpayment [sic] on a bigger visi...

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    MERCER: 90% OF ORGANIZATIONS GIVE RAISES BASED ON PERFORMANCE

    Aug 20, 2019

    Mercer released its 2019/2020 U.S. Compensation Planning Survey which revealed that despite the tight talent market, the 1,300 businesses it studied haven't plumped up their salary increase budgets. Their data found on average that 2019 merit increase budgets and 2020 increase projections were c...

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    MARKETERS SHOULDN’T HAVE TO BE DATA SCIENTISTS

    Aug 20, 2019

    Over the past decade, the rise of Data-Driven Marketing and Account-Based Marketing (ABM) have both followed steep trajectories, and that’s no coincidence. After all, the best ABM programs are the ones built on rich data and insights. However, the meteoric rise of data-fueled ABM has had an un...

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    ROLE OF HR IN CREATING A STABLE ENVIRONMENT IN A RAPIDLY TRANSFORMING DIGITAL WORLD

    Aug 19, 2019

    The CXO-ask for most organizations is clear--digital transformation is a must-do for organizations in order to stay relevant and high-performing in an ever-changing environment. However, it is important to note that, to tackle this change, organizations must themselves accept, undergo, and embrace c...

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    A GREAT TALENT DROUGHT AWAITS TECH AS VALUED SKILLS SHIFT

    Aug 19, 2019

    An online workforce development program changed Sandi Nuss Zellner's life. In 2011, Zellner, a former music teacher, was diagnosed with a neurological condition called a Chiari malformation — a structural defect of the brain. After receiving life-saving brain surgery, she was unable to con...

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    POSTMATES, OTHER COMPANIES DRIVEN TO OFFER GIG WORKER BENEFITS

    Aug 15, 2019

    Postmates, an on-demand service that delivers food, groceries and alcohol from local restaurants and stores, announced on Aug. 13 it will offer certain benefits to its drivers, who are nonemployee gig workers. "We're excited to roll out a package of new benefits, including free occupational...

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    BUTLER UNIVERSITY AIMS TO EQUIP INDIANAPOLIS-BASED LEARNERS WITH DATA BOOT CAMP

    Aug 13, 2019

    Butler University Executive Education and Trilogy Education have partnered to launch a new data analytics boot camp, the two organizations announced. The boot camp focuses on the needs of adult learners and working professionals, encompassing the technical, analytical and teamwork skills data profes...

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    BIGTINCAN RECOGNIZED BY KEY INDUSTRY ORGANIZATIONS AS LEADER IN SALES ENABLEMENT

    Aug 13, 2019

    Bigtincan (ASX:BTH), the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation, was presented with the MarTech Breakthrough Award for “Best Sales Enablement Software for SMBs” for the second year in a row. Additionally Bigtincan was recently named a “Sales Automation Solution&rd...

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    NYC'S $15 MINIMUM WAGE WORRIES BUSINESS OWNERS

    Aug 12, 2019

    New York City business owners said the city's recent implementation of a $15 an hour minimum wage for employers with at least 11 employees is forcing them to cut staff, eliminate work shifts and raise prices, The Wall Street Journal reported. The $15-an-hour wage hike became effective Dec. 31, 2...

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    HOW HR AND TECHNOLOGY CAN BETTER SUPPORT TEAMS

    Aug 09, 2019

    At Cisco, which has nearly 75,000 employees spread around the world, the company has devoted extensive time and resources to ensuring its teams are well led and have what they need, says Ashley Goodall, Senior Vice President of Leadership and Team Intelligence at global technology firm Cisco. T...

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    EMPLOYEE TRAINING ON DEEPFAKES SHOULD BECOME STANDARD PRACTICE

    Aug 08, 2019

    Staff training on how to spot deepfakes manipulated audio and video made to look as if it documents events that really happened should become as standard as training on how to avoid e-mail phishing scams, experts say. Here's an example of a successful deepfake attack: A worker responsible for fi...

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    SAN DIEGO TOPS LIST OF CITIES THAT OFFER BEST WORK-LIFE BALANCE

    Aug 07, 2019

    San Diego, Portland, Oregon, San Francisco, Minneapolis and New York are the top five cities for work-life balance, according to a new report. Kisi analyzed data on work intensity, institutional support and city livability. Kisi looked at a variety of metrics in those categories and scored each...

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    MADISON LOGIC ANNOUNCES ORACLE ELOQUA INTEGRATION

    Aug 07, 2019

    Madison Logic, the leading global account-based marketing (ABM) platform, today announced bi-directional integration with market-leading marketing automation platform Oracle Eloqua. This cutting-edge integration allows B2B marketers to combine best-in-class campaign management tools with Madison Log...

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    MORE C-SUITES HIRE CHIEF DATA OFFICERS TO SURVIVE DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION

    Aug 06, 2019

    Fortune 100 companies are hiring C-suite members focused on data and digital expertise in record numbers, according to a study by Avado, a global digital education company. The study found that senior leadership positions (such as chief data officer) relating to "data, digital and transformatio...

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    HOSPITAL ADOPTS BENEFIT TO CONVERT UNUSED PTO TO STUDENT LOAN ASSISTANCE

    Aug 05, 2019

    Employees at Montefiore St. Luke's Cornwall (MSLC), a not-for-profit hospital in New York, can pay down their school debt by converting unused paid time off (PTO) into an employer contribution toward student loan payments. Tuition.io, an employee benefit platform, is administering the program fo...

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    KEEPING IT REAL: WHAT HR LEADERS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT DEEPFAKES

    Aug 05, 2019

    Blame Forrest Gump. The 1994 movie used new technology to edit Gump's character into scenes to make it seem like he talked with John F. Kennedy or sat next to John Lennon — an editing magician's trick that won the film accolades. That technology has evolved into what is now referr...

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    GETTING PERFORMANCE REVIEWS RIGHT IS CRITICAL TO RETENTION

    Aug 01, 2019

    Eighty-five percent of professionals surveyed said they would at least consider leaving their company over an unfair performance review, according to research from Reflektive, a people management platform. Top reasons cited for leaving included inaccurate performance reviews, being passed over for a...

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    DOL SENDS PROPOSED RULE ON EMPLOYEE TIP-SHARING TO WHITE HOUSE

    Jul 31, 2019

    Lawmakers have been working to revamp tip-pooling laws for the last several years and the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) may soon announce a new proposal. The DOL sent a proposed tip-pooling rule to the White House Office of Management and Budget on July 26, according to Bloomberg Law. The rule woul...

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    ADAPTIVE WORKFORCES HIRE GIG WORKERS AND WORK ACROSS DEPARTMENTS

    Jul 30, 2019

    Organizations can prepare their workers to adapt to changes that come with automation, according to The Adaptive Workforce Will Drive The Future Of Work, a report by Forrester. In the report, Forrester identified three components of the adaptable workforce. These workforces are "burstable&...

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    OVEREMPHASIS ON THE BOTTOM LINE CAN DRIVE DOWN EMPLOYEE PERFORMANCE

    Jul 30, 2019

    Managers who focus mainly on the bottom line fail to get the best performance from their employees, a Baylor University study concluded. Matthew Quade, Ph.D., assistant professor of management in Baylor's Hankamer School of Business and lead researcher of the study, said in a statement that a &q...

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    INSIGHT GLOBAL, SNACKNATION TOP COMPARABLY LIST OF BEST CAREER DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS

    Jul 30, 2019

    Employers on Comparably's Best Companies for Professional Development list for 2019 were rated anonymously by employees, who evaluated them on their career advancement and growth offerings. Insight Global, a staffing company, topped the list for large employers with 500 employees, and SnackNatio...

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    DISCIPLINING EMPLOYEES FOR FMLA AND ADA ABUSE

    Jul 29, 2019

    While the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) gives workers the right to long blocks of leave and short, unscheduled "intermittent" leave, it doesn't give them unfettered ability to take random days off or arrive late without a good excuse.Once the 12-week FMLA window expires, the Amer...

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    ORGANIZATION IS THE KEY TO MANAGING INTERMITTENT FMLA LEAVE

    Jul 29, 2019

    In concept, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is simple: Under certain circumstances, employers must provide up to three months of unpaid time off each year, with benefits, so workers can take care of family or medical needs. In practice, however, administering FMLA leave can quickly become co...

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    ALL S&P 500 COMPANIES NOW HAVE WOMEN ON BOARDS

    Jul 26, 2019

    There are no longer male-only boards of directors among Standard & Poor's 500 companies. Dallas-based Copart Inc. became the last of those companies to add a woman to the fold with the appointment of Diane Morefield, chief financial officer at CyrusOne Inc. Copart, a provider of online vehic...

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    IRS LOWERS EMPLOYER HEALTH PLANS' 2020 AFFORDABILITY THRESHOLD

    Jul 26, 2019

    Employer-sponsored health coverage will satisfy the Affordable Care Act (ACA) affordability requirement in 2020 if the lowest-cost, self-only coverage option available to employees does not exceed 9.78 percent of an employee's household income. This limit is down from 9.86 percent in 2019. The I...

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    GETTING NEW WORKERS, LEADERS TO TURN LEARNED SKILLS INTO HABITS COSTS EMPLOYERS

    Jul 25, 2019

    When employers train new leaders or hires they can incur additional costs than just those associated with the training itself, research from VitalSmarts revealed. The time and resources needed for new hires and emerging leaders to convert learned skills into habits is also costly. According to Vital...

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    BIGTINCAN EXPANDS TECH MARKET PRESENCES WITH ACQUISITION OF VEELO INC.

    Jul 25, 2019

    Bigtincan (ASX:BTH), the leader in mobile, AI-powered sales enablement automation, today announced the acquisition of Veelo Inc., a pioneer in sales enablement, to expand Bigtincan’s presence and offerings in the technology market vertical. The combination of Bigtincan’s solution, design...

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    37% OF WORKERS DON'T USE UP ALL OF THEIR PTO

    Jul 24, 2019

    Paid time off can make an attractive retention tool, but it's being underutilized, according to a study conducted by WorldatWork with underwriting support from PTO Exchange. A sizable percentage (37%) of employees do not use all of their PTO each year. Some employers have discovered a way t...

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    STEM EMPLOYERS RATE FEMALE AND MINORITY CANDIDATES LOWER THAN WHITE MEN

    Jul 24, 2019

    Employers in STEM industries rated the resumes of female and minority applicants with 4.0 GPAs equal to those of white male applicants with 3.75 GPAs, according to new research from the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton School. The researchers came to this conclusion by devising a resume audi...

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    BLS: MORE EMPLOYEES ARE WORKING FROM HOME REGULARLY

    Jul 24, 2019

    While most employees still spend most of their hours at work in the office, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) analysis showed that more workers in management, professional and related (MPR) occupations, especially, are working at home all or part of the time; they are three times more likely to ...

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    2019 CONTENT MARKETING AWARD WINNERS & TOP FINALISTS REVEALED

    Jul 24, 2019

    The Content Marketing Institute (CMI) just announced the 85 category winners as well as the finalists for the top seven prizes in the prestigious 2019 Content Marketing Awards. The Content Marketing Awards, produced by the Content Marketing Institute, is the largest and longest-running international...

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    CYBERSECURITY KNOWLEDGE GAP NOT UNIFORM ACROSS SECTORS

    Jul 23, 2019

    Workers in finance know more than workers in other industries about cubersecurity, according to a report from Proofpoint. After analyzing more than 100 million answers to cybersecurity questions from employees in 16 industries, Proofpoint found that finance workers answered 80% of questions correctl...

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    MTX GROUP TO OFFER 1 YEAR PAID MATERNITY LEAVE, 3 MONTHS PATERNITY LEAVE

    Jul 23, 2019

    MTX Group Inc. announced Friday that it will offer one year of paid maternity leave, effective 2020. The cloud company's new policy creates three months paternity leave, as well. MTX said that it recently began streamlining key business functions such as finance, operations, development and tale...

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    INDEED: EVEN NON-TECH COMPANIES ARE HIRING MORE TECH TALENT

    Jul 22, 2019

    The demand for tech jobs in non-tech industries is rising, a report from Indeed found. Tech-focused companies are still hiring plenty of tech workers, the data showed, but an increasing share of jobs at high-tech companies are going to workers in marketing, sales and other areas. Indeed describ...

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    DISABILITY EQUALITY INDEX SHOWS STEADY GROWTH OF INCLUSION

    Jul 22, 2019

    A total of 156 out of the 180 organizations included in the Disability Equality Index received top scores for their inclusion of people with disabilities. The index is a collaboration between the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and Disability:IN, a nonprofit organization focu...

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    BACK TO BASICS: MAKING SENSE OF JOINT EMPLOYMENT

    Jul 22, 2019

    Let me paint you a picture. Paul, an employee at a fast food burger joint, is chatting with his neighbor about how, just in the past few months, he's struggled to keep on top of his finances.  He's paid a couple bills late and his credit card debt is building up. Nothing in Paul's l...

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    WORKING REMOTELY IS NOW THE NORM FOR DEVELOPERS, NEW STUDY SHOWS

    Jul 19, 2019

    Eighty-six percent of IT developers work remotely, with almost one-third working from home full time, according to a study by DigitalOcean, a cloud-based platform. Of the more than 4,500 respondents to the study, Currents: A Seasonal Report on Developer Trends in the Cloud: Remote Work Edition, 43% ...

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    EMPLOYEES WANT THE HUMAN TOUCH WITH BENEFITS HELP, SURVEY FINDS

    Jul 19, 2019

    Across all generations in today's workplace, talking to an actual person is the preferred method for getting information about their insurance coverage, a Colonial Life survey of 1,506 U.S. employees found. Just over three-quarters of respondents said they turn to HR professionals, family member...

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    HIGH-DEDUCTIBLE PLANS CAN OFFER MORE ACCESS TO PREVENTIVE TREATMENT UNDER NEW RULE

    Jul 19, 2019

    In a rule issued Wednesday, the IRS said potentially life-saving healthcare services and products, including prescription medications, used to treat common chronic diseases can be covered as preventive services in high-deductible consumer-directed health plans before enrollees with those conditions ...

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    OVER-50S ACCOUNT FOR MAJORITY OF UK EMPLOYMENT GROWTH, SAYS ONS

    Jul 18, 2019

    The number of over-50s in the workplace is continuing to rise and accounts for a disproportionate part of the overall increase in UK employment, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Individuals aged between 50 and 64 accounted for more than half the annual i...

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    37% OF RECRUITERS RELAX HIRING DEMANDS IN TIGHT LABOR MARKET

    Jul 18, 2019

    Thirty-seven percent of employers have relaxed job requirements for temporary workers to compete for talent, according to a new survey by Adecco USA of 501 individuals responsible for hiring. And 72% of those employers loosened the requirements in the past year, according to the poll. Nearly half of...

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    KOHL'S KICKS OFF HOLIDAY HIRING IN JULY

    Jul 18, 2019

    Kohl's has started an early wave of seasonal hiring across 500 stores to support its back-to-school and holiday sales seasons, the department store retailer said in a press release Wednesday. After the first wave, the company plans to begin its broader holiday hiring in August. The retailer...

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    NICENESS CAN HURT AN ORGANIZATION

    Jul 17, 2019

    A "culture of nice" sounds, ummm … kinda nice. But a work environment where never is heard a discouraging word can hurt an organization when employees are afraid they will be seen as combative or rocking the boat if they voice an opposing opinion or concern. Having great relationshi...

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    IS AGE A PART OF YOUR INCLUSION STRATEGY?

    Jul 17, 2019

    People are living longer, and there are more older people in the workforce and looking for work. The time is ripe for organizations to make age part of their diversity and inclusion strategies, noted panelists at The Future of Work for All Generations conference that AARP recently hosted in Washingt...

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    RESEARCHERS DESIGN AI TOOL TO COMBAT HUMAN BIAS IN HIRING

    Jul 17, 2019

    Researchers at Penn State University and Columbia University developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool that can detect discrimination based on protected attributes like race and gender in hiring, pay practices, policing, education admissions and consumer finance. Penn State said the resear...

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    NEW YORK BANS DISCRIMINATION AGAINST EMPLOYEES WITH NATURAL HAIRSTYLES

    Jul 16, 2019

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) signed into law Friday amended legislation which explicitly bans discrimination on the basis of natural hair or hairstyle. New York is the second state to pass a hair discrimination ban, following a California law passed in recent weeks. New York City issued guidan...

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    PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT PRACTICES AREN'T WORKING FOR MANY MANAGERS

    Jul 16, 2019

    Fifty-nine percent of managers and employees see little value in their organization's current performance management processes, a Betterworks survey found. Of the 1,063 managers polled, 62% admitted to not clearly understanding their organization's top priorities for the next 12 months. In o...

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    WHY EXECUTIVES GIVE UP THE CORNER OFFICE

    Jul 16, 2019

    The corner office has long been coveted real estate in the workplace. It affords privacy, often features a window and sends a clear message about status. When you hold the keys to the corner office, you've made it to the top. So why are some CEOs and other executives turning in their keys to pri...

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    ADDRESSING WORKERS' FINANCIAL WOES CAN BOOST RETENTION, PRODUCTIVITY

    Jul 15, 2019

    Providing simple savings options can help reduce financial stress and boost productivity for lower-wage workers, a new study from Commonwealth has concluded. The study, Rise with The Raise, revealed that three-quarters of surveyed workers earning less than $60,000 per year believe that if their comp...

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    JOB SATISFACTION IS ABOUT CULTURE AND MISSION — NOT MONEY

    Jul 15, 2019

    Seventy-seven percent of people in a new Glassdoor study would consider culture before applying for a job at a company, and 56% said they believe culture is more important than salary in gaining job satisfaction. Study results showed that culture was especially important to young adults; millennials...

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    GEN Z HOLDS MORE FAVORABLE VIEW OF MANUFACTURING THAN OTHER WORKERS

    Jul 15, 2019

    Members of Generation Z are 7% more likely to consider working in manufacturing compared to the general population, according to a study by manufacturing software provider Leading2Lean. But there is still strong interest in other fields: 56% of Gen Zers would prefer working in the tech industry, whi...

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    MANAGERS CONSIDER YEARS OF TEMP EXPERIENCE EQUAL TO FULL-TIME WORK, STUDY SHOWS

    Jul 12, 2019

    Seventy-one percent of managers in a new Accountemps survey said they consider applicants with consistent temporary work experience on par with having held a full-time job. The poll included over 2,800 senior managers at companies with at least 20 employees across various industries. Survey results ...

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    NEW MINISTRY TO ADDRESS LABOUR ISSUES

    Jul 12, 2019

    Singapore has launched a new Ministry of Ageing to tackle labour issues such as ageism and job displacement of PMETs due to automation. The new body will work closely with the Ministry of Manpower and Ministry of Education to help the city-state cope with the shift in human capital trends due to dig...

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    DYNAMIC SIGNAL LAUNCHES DESKTOP APPLICATION FOR EMPLOYEE COMMUNICATION AND ENGAGEMENT

    Jul 12, 2019

    Dynamic Signal, the Employee Communication and Engagement Platform, announced the industry’s first desktop application, extending the functionality of its platform for employee communication, engagement, and advocacy. The new feature makes it easier than ever to deploy, access, and utilize the...

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    TEENS MAKE UP SMALL PERCENTAGE OF WORKERS IN HIGH-GROWTH INDUSTRIES

    Jul 11, 2019

    The industry in which the most 16- to 24-year-olds work is healthcare and social assistance, according to data the Bureau of Labor Statistics projected to cover one decade, from 2016 to 2026. This job category employs 9.7% of all members of the age group who are employed. The next largest category o...

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    WAGES CONTINUE TO RISE FOR SMALL BUSINESSES AMID JOB GROWTH SLOWDOWN

    Jul 11, 2019

    While job growth slowed slightly for small business in June, wages continued to be on the rise, a new report from Paychex/IHS Markit Small Business Employment Watch reveals. Year-over-year statistics for June showed just over a 1% decline in job growth. But for the third month in a row, wages rose, ...

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    ONLY 47% OF HR IN TECH INDUSTRY SAY AI WILL BRING IN MORE JOBS THAN IT REPLACES

    Jul 11, 2019

    Despite artificial intelligence's (AI) impact on the workplace, only 47% of HR leaders in tech industries think technology will create more jobs than it will replace, and just 42% of tech company CEOs plan to upskill the majority of their employees in the next three years, according to a new KPM...

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    VAST MAJORITY OF WORKERS WANT MORE FLEXIBLE HOURS

    Jul 10, 2019

    The overwhelming majority (84 percent of workers) would like their organisations to offer more flexible hours of work, whether that’s time to suit personal needs, or the occasional early finish, according to a new report from Totaljobs. While employees have the legal right to request flexible ...

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    LIONBRIDGE WINS EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT AWARD FROM THE CONFERENCE BOARD

    Jul 10, 2019

    Lionbridge, the world's most trusted global communications platform, is pleased to announce that it has won the Technology division award for Employee Engagement in the Conference Board's Excellence in Marketing & Communications Awards Program. This prestigious program honors organizatio...

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    NEW ANALYTICS PLATFORM LOOKS AT IMPACT OF DIGITAL SKILLS ON PAY

    Jul 09, 2019

    A new analytics platform launched by Willis Towers Watson allows companies to see the impact of digital skills on pay for employees with those skills, according to a statement. The platform, called SkillsVue, uses machine-learning algorithms to assess skills and compensation data to calculate the va...

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    IBM, SIMPLILEARN TO OFFER CERTIFICATES IN AI AND DATA SCIENCE

    Jul 09, 2019

    IBM will collaborate with online learning provider Simplilearn to offer four "master's programs" in data science and artificial intelligence. The programs will provide access to live virtual classrooms, access to teaching assistants and self-paced video instruction courses, Simplilearn...

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    HOW TO EMPOWER EMPLOYEES TO ASK FOR TRAINING

    Jul 09, 2019

    Workers know they need training and employers know they need to provide it, but recent data suggests workers are not comfortable asking for help. Could concerns about appearances within company culture be stopping employees from getting the training they need? Dennis Baltzley, senior partner and glo...

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    WOMEN'S WORLD CUP CHAMPIONSHIP DRIVES CONVERSATION ABOUT PAY EQUITY

    Jul 09, 2019

    The U.S. women's soccer team has won the FIFA Women's World Cup for the fourth time, and the reigning champions want equal pay for their accomplishments. Successful teams in the men's 2018 World Cup shared a FIFA prize pool of $400 million, compared to $30 million in prize money for this...

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    THESE GEN Z'S HAVE THE HIGHEST SALARY EXPECTATIONS

    Jul 08, 2019

    Salary expectations among Gen Z Singaporeans have been increasing year-on-year, according to a recent study. Interestingly, the salary expectations among IT graduates are significantly higher compared to both business and commerce and engineering and natural sciences students. Something that echoes ...

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    CURO AND QCG CONSULTING PARTNER TO HELP COMPANIES ADDRESS COSTLY HR ISSUES

    Jul 08, 2019

    Curo Compensation Limited (Curo), the total compensation management technology company, shared details of its new partnership with QCG Consulting (QCG), a business-focused HR consultancy supporting a wide range of public and private sector organizations. Recognizing the impact of “leaking tap&...

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    15FIVE RAISES OVER $30 MILLION IN SERIES B FUNDING

    Jul 08, 2019

    15Five, the performance management company, announced the close of a $30.7 million Series B round led by Next47, a global venture firm created by Siemens, with participation from Matrix Partners, PointNine Capital, Jason Calacanis’s LAUNCH Fund, Newground Ventures, Bling Capital, Chaifetz Grou...

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    VOLKSWAGEN TO APPLY AGILE WORKING AT NEW BERLIN CAMPUS

    Jul 08, 2019

    Volkswagen has opened its new ‘We Campus’ in Berlin and claims that the agile working principles used in its design will transform the working lives and output of the 900 people at the facility. The campus will bring together about experts from Volkswagen and other firms who have previou...

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    SKILLED INDEPENDENT WORKERS GENERATED $135B IN REVENUE IN 2018

    Jul 08, 2019

    A study of skilled U.S. independent workers showed 5.6 million of them generated about $135 billion in revenue in 2018, according to freelance platform Fiverr. The company commissioned Rockbridge Associates to produce the report, which analyzed data from sources including the U.S. Bureau of Labor St...

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    ONE-THIRD OF EMPLOYERS SAY 'EXPANDING BENEFIT OPTIONS' IS THE BIGGEST HEALTHCARE PRIORITY

    Jul 08, 2019

    When asked what their biggest healthcare priority is for the next three years, 31% of employers answered "expanding benefit choices" in a Willis Towers Watson (WTW) survey. However, WTW found that a majority of the survey's 535 respondents (54%) "don't have an effective listen...

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    THE INS AND OUTS OF I-9 COMPLIANCE

    Jul 08, 2019

    Employers don't have a lot of leeway when it comes to getting I-9s filled out for new hires. The process can't start until someone accepts a job offer, but once the new worker starts, employers are on the clock to get the form completed on time. After speaking with attorneys and experts, HR ...

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    ANNUAL SURVEY ASKS HR PROFESSIONALS TO REVEAL THEIR KEY PRIORITIES AND CHALLENGES

    Jul 05, 2019

    The Australasian HR Report survey asks HR practitioners across the region what they will be focusing on over the next 12 months. Whether it’s change management initiatives, recognition, recruitment or the implementation of new performance management systems, HRD is calling out for HR practitio...

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    RECRUITMENT EXAM OF RRBS TO BE CONDUCTED IN 13 REGIONAL LANGUAGES

    Jul 05, 2019

    The finance minister recently announced that henceforth recruitment exams for jobs in regional rural banks (RRBs) will be conducted in 13 regional languages, other than English and Hindi. Therefore, those candidates who are fluent in local languages will also be able to apply and get jobs in RRBs. S...

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    APOLLO MUNICH TAKES A STEP TOWARDS ENSURING A DISEASE-FREE WORKPLACE

    Jul 05, 2019

    In today’s busy working life, giving attention to personal fitness and health becomes difficult. Taking out time to go to the gym for an hour also appears to be a humongous task. With so many awareness campaigns running, working professionals understand that in addition to their work, health i...

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    MAJORITY OF UK WORKERS DON’T HAVE ACCESS TO OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

    Jul 04, 2019

    The majority of UK workers do not have access to occupational health (OH) services, a report has found, prompting calls for more investment into healthcare in the workplace. The report, published by the Society of Occupational Medicine (SOM), found just 45 per cent of UK workers have access to OH ad...

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    ‘FUTURE BANKERS PROGRAMME’ – HDFC’S NEW HIRING STRATEGY

    Jul 04, 2019

    HDFC Bank has come up with an interesting way of hiring and nurturing young talent. The Bank has tied up with Manipal Global Academy of BFSI and launched the ‘Future Bankers Programme.’ Under this programme, the Bank will enrol graduates who will go through a year-long training. For the ...

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    APPRENTICESHIPS AS A WORKFORCE STRATEGY

    Jul 04, 2019

    Why is it important for HR heads to have a long-term strategy on workforce planning and skills development? The answer seems obvious. When a country faces unemployability rates of 60-65% and around 12 million youth looking to enter the workforce annually, proven human capacity building approaches su...

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    OVER 15000 JOBS TO BE CUT AT DEUTSCHE BANK

    Jul 04, 2019

    Deutsche Bank, the German multinational investment bank and financial services company is planning a revamp estimated to cost $5.6 billion, which will see more than one fifth of its workforce losing their jobs. About 15,000 to 20,000 employees, mainly investment bankers, out of its 91,500 strong wor...

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    OREGON PASSES 12-WEEK PAID FAMILY LEAVE POLICY

    Jul 03, 2019

    Oregon governor Katy Brown (D) signed into law Monday a paid family and medical leave policy that covers 12 weeks annually for all workers who make over $1,000 annually. The law will be funded through a payroll tax (not to exceed 1% of employee wages) where employees pay in 60% of the total rate and...

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    SAMSUNG TO LAY OFF 1,000 EMPLOYEES IN INDIA

    Jul 03, 2019

    While on the one hand Samsung claims to have generated 2000 jobs last year, it is now reported that in the face of stiff competition in India’s smartphone market, it is planning to lay off 1000 employees in the country. The Company is reported to have suffered a lot in terms of profit margin a...

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    PHILIPS – MAKING BENEFITS FLEXIBLE FOR EMPLOYEES

    Jul 03, 2019

    The HR policies in organizations are undergoing change in keeping with the changing dynamics of the modern workplace. Recently, Flipkart, the Indian e-commerce company introduced a program called ‘FlexBen’ 2019, where employees have the freedom to choose their benefits according to their...

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    JUNE’S TOP FIVE EMPLOYMENT LAW CASES

    Jul 02, 2019

    A railway crossing keeper was fairly sacked after he admitted bumping a car with a crossing barrier to “teach its driver a lesson”, a south London employment tribunal (ET) ruled.  Mr A McKay worked for Network Rail as a crossing keeper from May 2005 until he was dismissed on 12 Janu...

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    CAN INTERNAL GIG PLATFORMS UPSKILL EMPLOYEES AND BOOST PRODUCTIVITY?

    Jul 02, 2019

    For many companies, there just aren't enough hours in the day for high-priority projects. Some turn to contingent workers sourced through freelancer sites to get them done, but a new twist on gig work is evolving internally. Some employers create their own internal platforms to find "gig wo...

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    CAA UPGRADES HUMAN RESOURCE TEAM WITH FRESH SKILLS

    Jul 01, 2019

    he Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Directorate of Human Resource staff are part of the team that undertook a Certified Talent Practitioner training at Mestil Hotel in Kampala. The 4-day training session began on June 24 and was concluded on June 28, 2019. The CAA noted that the platforms that the HR ...

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    HOW SIGNIFICANT IS THE 'GIG ECONOMY' IN NZ?

    Jul 01, 2019

    There is considerable interest in contracting, particularly given the perceived trend towards a ‘gig economy’ where people increasingly work on short-term contracts or freelance jobs, according to Scott Ussher, labour market statistics manager, Stats NZ. “However, the challenge in ...

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    IS YOUR DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AGENDA FAILING?

    Jun 28, 2019

    More than half of C-Suite executives in Singapore believe their digital transformation projects are failing due to company silos, according to a new study. Sixty percent of leaders surveyed view organisational silos and conflict between departments as key challenges for digital transformation. HR le...


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    NEW INITIATIVE TO CREATE 10K TECH JOBS IN SINGAPORE

    Jun 28, 2019

    The Singapore government launched on Wednesday (26 June) a new Digital Industry Singapore (DISG) office. It will create an estimated 10,000 technology jobs over the next three years. The move is part of the country’s Smart Nation vision, where “every business is digitally empowered&rdquo...


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    BOSSES REVEAL THEIR WORST EVER INTERVIEW STORIES

    Jun 28, 2019

    Sweaty handshakes, shaking knees, nervous laughter – interviews can be hellish. On average, an interviewer will decide if a candidate is a good fit for a role in just 90 seconds – meaning if applicants don’t go in ready to impress, they’re practically doomed to fail. Whilst s...


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    ERIC TRUMP CLAIMS EMPLOYEE SPAT AT HIM IN CHICAGO BAR

    Jun 27, 2019

    A restaurant brand has responded to allegations that an employee spat on Eric Trump earlier this week, claiming the worker in question has been placed on leave. Eric Trump, son of US President Donald Trump, claims he was spat at in a Chicago-area restaurant on Tuesday. The Alinea Group, which owns T...


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    1000 OYO EMPLOYEES MAY BE LAID OFF IN CHINA

    Jun 27, 2019

    All is not OK at Oyo Rooms in China and in India. The hotel network is facing trouble in both the countries. According to reports, Oyo China is planning to lay off a thousand employees, reducing the strength of its development team from 3000 to 2000. This comes as a shock as Oyo is amongst the large...


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    DIGI-ME UNVEILS NEW SELF-RECORDING VIDEO FEATURE FOR RECRUITERS AND EMPLOYERS

    Jun 26, 2019

    Digi-Me, the digital recruitment firm specializing in tracked video technology for the modern-day employer, announced that it is has released a new feature in their live Dashboard to help clients ensure recruitment success for their organization. Recruitment professionals and employers of all sizes ...

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    RESPECT FOR OLDER WORKERS DOESN'T COST A THING

    Jun 26, 2019

    Kiwis are superior to Aussies in terms of keeping older employees in the workforce, according to an Edith Cowan University (ECU) workplace expert. Indeed, research by the OECD found 78.8% of New Zealand workers aged 55 to 64 are employed while in Australia it’s just 64.%. ECU’s School of...

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    VIDEOCON ON THE VERGE OF LABOUR UNREST

    Jun 26, 2019

    Workers at Videocon Industries’ Aurangabad plant are losing their patience. Not surprising, since they have not been paid salaries for the last 10 months. There are around 6,000 workers in that plant. Depending on the order, the Aurangabad plant manages third-party production of refrigerators,...

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    EVA AIR PLANS TO HIRE FIRST MALE CABIN CREW AMIDST STRIKE

    Jun 26, 2019

    EVA Air announced plans to hire about 200 flight attendants this year, including men and foreign candidates – a first for the Taiwanese airline. The news comes amidst a massive cabin crew strike that will ground a total of 852 flights, according to an EVA Airways spokesperson. Flight attendant...


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    PM ANNOUNCES WORKPLACE RELATIONS SYSTEM REVIEW

    Jun 25, 2019

    Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announcement that the Australian government will take a fresh look at overhauling the workplace relations system. The overwhelming view among small businesses is the legislation is far too complicated, particularly for those with less than 20 employees and no expert...

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    6TH CIR.: NISSAN WORKER WITH RESTRICTIONS NOT DISABLED UNDER ADA

    Jun 25, 2019

    Because a worker on a Nissan assembly line in Tennessee had provided no evidence of his disability other than his work restrictions, he could not show that he was disabled under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) (Booth v. Nissan North America, Inc., No. 18-5985 (6th Cir. April 30, 2019)). Th...

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    LEAGUE INTRODUCES HBX TO EMPOWER EMPLOYERS TO TRANSFORM EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE

    Jun 25, 2019

    League Inc., North America's Health Benefits Experience platform, introduced HBX™, a next-generation digital platform designed to provide a single access hub for employees to engage with their health, lifestyle and benefit programs. The always-on experience helps employees proactively leve...

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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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    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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    DAILYPAY ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH PAYCOR

    Jun 20, 2019

    DailyPay, the pioneer of instant access to earned wages, announced its partnership with Paycor, a provider of human capital management (HCM) solutions, including human resource (HR), payroll and timekeeping software. Through this strategic partnership, Paycor customers can now offer their employees ...

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    PLANSOURCE RELEASES LUNA, OFFERS ENHANCEMENTS TO THE HR AND EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCES

    Jun 20, 2019

    PlanSource announced the launch of Luna, the company’s latest software release. Available immediately to PlanSource customers and partners, Luna offers enhancements to the HR and employee shopping and enrollment experiences, advances to the self-service renewal tool, as well as the launch of P...

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    SIEMENS TO LAY OFF 2,700 EMPLOYEES

    Jun 20, 2019

    With demand for renewable power increasing by the day, Siemens is experiencing low demand for gas turbines. Therefore, the Company plans to lay off 2700 people in its gas and power units. As a result of this job cut, about 1400 will be rendered jobless in Germany itself. The German engineering compa...

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    WORKFORCE OPPORTUNITY SERVICES ADDS CAMILLE J. BRYANT TO BOARD OF DIRECTORS

    Jun 19, 2019

    Workforce Opportunity Services (WOS)—the non-profit organization connecting individuals from underserved populations with transformative career opportunities—is pleased to announce Camille J. Bryant has been elected to its Board of Directors. A native of Flint, Michigan, Camille is a vis...

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    SYMPHONY TALENT LAUNCHES OMNICHANNEL MESSAGING TO EMPOWER CONVERSATIONAL ENGAGEMENT WITH EMPLOYEES

    Jun 19, 2019

    Recruiters and Hiring Managers are now able to communicate with external and internal candidates in a simple, fast and effective way through a unified interface that tracks all engagements within XCLOUD®. The new feature includes SMS mobile messaging, Facebook, Whatsapp, and Slack. Candidates wi...

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    AGENCIES SEE GROWTH IN CONTENT MARKETING BUSINESS

    Jun 19, 2019

    Agencies are banking on content marketing. That’s the key finding in the newly released Content Marketing Institute 2019 Agency Survey. This inaugural research looks at how full-scope agencies, as well as specialized agencies, are doing content marketing for clients, how well it’s workin...

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    POST-BREXIT VISA REGIME ‘WILL NOT BE AS RESTRICTIVE AS BUSINESSES FEAR’

    Jun 18, 2019

    A quarter of all non-EU workers employed on Tier 2 visas are earning less than the £30,000 salary threshold, new data has shown, with experts suggesting it means any post-Brexit migration system is likely to be more flexible for skilled labour than many critics fear. The data, obtained from th...

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    FREELANCERS PROJECT ECONOMY NOW LARGER THAN CREATIVE SECTOR

    Jun 18, 2019

    Freelancers working on projects now contribute more to the economy than the creative industries, new research from the CRSE (Centre for Research on Self-Employment) claims. The ‘project economy’, made up of freelancers brought in for individual projects such as new products, innovation a...

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    WORKER CONFIDENCE IN THE UK JOBS MARKET FALLS

    Jun 17, 2019

    The Monster Jobs Confidence Index, published for the first time by jobs board Monster.co.uk and the Centre for Economics and Business Research (Cebr), claims that workers and job seekers confidence in the UK labour market has dropped by 10 percent, from 77 percent to 67 percent. The report defines c...

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    AMAZON OFFERS PART-TIME JOBS TO STUDENTS, HOMEMAKERS AND RETIRED PEOPLE

    Jun 17, 2019

    In a unique strategy, Amazon India will now involve students, homemakers and retired professionals to help make timely deliveries. In doing so, the Company will not only succeed in offering part-time and flexible job opportunities, but will also be able to ensure reliable and fast deliveries. Amazon...

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    EMPLOYERS ARE OVERPAYING TO LURE TALENT, GARTNER SAYS

    Jun 14, 2019

    Employers are, on average, offering new talent 15% pay increases to come on board, according to Gartner's 1Q19 Global Talent Monitor. But employees only expect about a 10% increase when switching employers, and this practice can drive current employees away, the research and advisory company not...

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    SPRINGBUK ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH ONE DROP

    Jun 14, 2019

    Springbuk, the employer-facing health intelligence platform, announced a national preferred partnership with One Drop, a leader in healthy lifestyle and condition management programs for employers. Through this partnership, the companies will enable employers to take control of their healthcare cost...

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    MERCER MARSH BENEFITS INTRODUCES ONLINE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS PLATFORM

    Jun 13, 2019

    Mercer Marsh Benefits (MMB) today announces the launch of Elect Engage, an online employee benefits platform enabling small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to purchase and manage employee benefits anytime, anywhere. Through this new digital solution, companies in the UK can access favorable rate...

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    DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION PLANS IGNORING ROLE OF HR

    Jun 13, 2019

    HR must enhance its reputation amongst senior management teams and business leaders if it is to take a leading role in driving the success of digital transformation projects, claims a new report from MHR. The poll of 250 business leaders at organizations with more than 1000 employees claims that jus...

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    BREATHE PARTNERS WITH THE TECH TRUST TO HELP SMALL CHARITIES REDUCE HR ADMIN

    Jun 12, 2019

    Breathe, HR software provider for SMEs, has announced its partnership with the Tech Trust, an NFP which helps UK charities access discounted technology. Breathe’s software is now offered to all UK registered charities with 50% discount off the standard monthly subscription cost and is already ...

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    ENVOY INTRODUCES 5 NEW INTEGRATIONS TO OPTIMIZE WORKPLACE SECURITY

    Jun 12, 2019

    Safeguarding workplace while creating a welcoming, seamless experience for guests is no small task. Screening visitors, issuing access badges or credentials, and securely sharing your Wi-Fi network often has to be done manually with separate, incompatible tools. Envoy believes that securing users of...

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    WORKERS’ VOLUNTARY OVERTIME SHOULD BE INCLUDED IN HOLIDAY PAY, COURT OF APPEAL RULES

    Jun 11, 2019

    Voluntary overtime for ambulance workers should be factored into holiday pay allocations, providing such overtime is sufficiently regular to form part of a normal remuneration package, a court has ruled. In a new ruling that could set a precedent around overtime and remuneration for both public and ...

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    DELOITTE AND THE FEMALE QUOTIENT COLLABORATE TO TRANSFORM WORKPLACE CULTURE

    Jun 11, 2019

    Deloitte and The Female Quotient (The FQ), a company dedicated to advancing equality, announced a strategic alliance dedicated to advancing inclusion in the workplace by furthering conversations, activating solutions for change, and collaborating to create measurements for accountability. "Dive...

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    HALF OF US WORKERS HAVE A “SIDE HUSTLE” TO EARN MORE

    Jun 10, 2019

    Nearly half (45 percent) of US workers say they earn extra income by using a side hustle, according to a new report from Bankrate.com. This includes both full-time (43 percent) and part-time (51 percent) workers. For most (66 percent), the extra money accounts for less than half of their monthly ear...

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    SHOULD UBER DRIVERS BE RECOGNISED AS EMPLOYEES?

    Jun 10, 2019

    Uber does not directly employ its drivers because drivers have control over “whether, when, and for how long they perform work”, according to the Fair Work Ombudsman. Ombudsman Sandra Parker said that inspectors examined a wide range of evidence, including drivers’ contracts, log o...

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    E-EMPHASYS TECHNOLOGIES FINALLY ADOPTS FEEDBACK-BASED PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

    Jun 07, 2019

    Feedback-based performance management system is not very new to the world. It is a process where the supervisors or the managers evaluate the performance of their subordinates and accordingly provide feedback to the employees— monthly, quarterly or annually. Many companies have now done away w...

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    LONDON WORKERS MORE ATTRACTED TO JOB THAN SOCIALISING

    Jun 07, 2019

    Socialising and drinking opportunities are some of the least enjoyable things about working in London, as loving their job and a chance to grow personally is more of an incentive for those who work in the Capital, a new report suggests. The survey of 1,000 London workers by Flexioffices, claims that...

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    EMPLOYEE-OWNED FIRM TOPS FAIRYGODBOSS 'BEST COMPANIES FOR WOMEN 2019' LIST

    Jun 06, 2019

    Pariveda Solutions took the top spot of Fairygodboss's Best Companies for Women in 2019. Described as an employee-owned strategic services and IT consulting firm, Pariveda Solutions earned the highest score (99) from its employees for being a workplace offering clear career advancement, pay tran...

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    HIRING ACTIVITY WILL SEE A POSITIVE OUTLOOK: SURVEY

    Jun 06, 2019

    If the survey report of a recruitment firm is to be believed, hiring outlook in the country is expected to turn towards positive in this fiscal – 2019-20. The survey suggests that 58 per cent of employers have a positive outlook on hiring but at the same time 10 per cent of the employers which...

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    LEADING EUROPEAN ANALYST FIRM OVUM NAMES MADISON LOGIC A “LEADER” IN THEIR REPORT ON ACCOUNT BASED MARKETING

    Jun 05, 2019

    Madison Logic, the leading global account-based marketing (ABM) platform, today announced that Ovum, a market-leading data, research and consulting business headquartered in the U.K., named Madison Logic a “Leader” in the Ovum Market Radar: Account-Based Marketing report. Ovum recognized...

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    HR MANAGERS MOST CONCERNED ABOUT AI JOB THREAT

    Jun 04, 2019

    A new study suggests that more than 7 in 10 Britons working in production are concerned that their jobs may be made obsolete thanks to developments in Artificial Intelligence in the coming years. What’s more, over two fifths of respondents believe AI could rebel against humans. As technology d...

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    INSTRUCTURE INTRODUCES THE NEW BRIDGE EMPLOYEE DEVELOPMENT PLATFORM

    Jun 04, 2019

    New national survey results from Instructure, conducted by The Harris Poll, show a significant disconnect between how companies think they are doing when it comes to developing their workforce and the reality of employee needs. In fact, 70% of US employees say they are at least somewhat likely to le...

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    GEN Z BELIEVES IT'S THE HARDEST WORKING GENERATION

    Jun 03, 2019

    The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated issued a survey of 3,400 members of Generation Z1 across 12 countries that found contradictory revelations from the newest segment of the workforce. This survey is the first in a series of reports from The Workforce Institute at Kronos and Future Workpl...

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    UNITED AIRLINES WORKERS SUE OVER 100%-HEALED POLICY

    Jun 03, 2019

    Employees have alleged in a lawsuit that United Airlines Inc. maintained a 100%-healed return-to-work policy that required employees to return to work without any medical restrictions (Calhoun, et al. v. United Airlines Inc., No. 1:19-cv-03397 (D. Ill. May 20, 2019)). The plaintiffs claimed in the p...

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    FOUR IN FIVE US SMALL BUSINESSES HAVE NO FORMAL REMOTE WORKING POLICY IN PLACE

    May 31, 2019

    A vast majority of SMBs have no formal policy or process in place regarding remote work, new research of 190 small businesses has revealed. The survey, commissioned by GetApp, the leading marketplace for business app discovery, found that 81% of small businesses in the US have no formal remote work ...

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    UNCONSCIOUS BIAS GREATEST THREAT TO DIVERSITY: JULIA GILLARD

    May 31, 2019

    Unconscious bias and misguided efforts are slowing down progress towards gender equality, said Australia’s former prime minister Julia Gillard. The battle against stereotypes and gender myths remains tough due to an ingrained, flawed culture fed to everyone by the “whisper in the back of...

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    CHANCELLOR SIGNALS POTENTIAL FURTHER INCREASE TO NATIONAL LIVING WAGE

    May 30, 2019

    The government is consulting on a further increase to the national living wage – potentially to two-thirds of median earnings – in a move experts have said would raise concerns about productivity and affordability for businesses. Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today Programme, chancello...

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    BURNOUT RECOGNISED AS A WORKPLACE PHENOMENON BY WHO

    May 30, 2019

    Although still not classified as a recognized medical condition, burnout has been included in the World Health Organization’s 11th Revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-11) as an occupational phenomenon. It is described in the chapter: ‘Factors influencing health ...

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    DOMINO’S INITIATES NEW LEARNING PROGRAMME FOR ITS US SUPERVISORS

    May 29, 2019

    When people think of Domino’s Pizza, they think about getting pizza in less than 30 minutes. Known for using technology and introducing concepts, such as ordering with an emoji, even this American pizza restaurant chain finds it difficult to implement technology in the learning and development...

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    KPA APPOINTS CHRIS FANNING AS ITS CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

    May 29, 2019

    KPA, a provider of Environmental Health & Safety (EHS), HR Management and Finance & Insurance compliance software and services, announced the appointment of Chris Fanning as President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Fanning succeeds Vane Clayton, who has served as CEO since 2006....

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    27-YEAR-OLD SEARCH MARKETING CEO LANDS 13-STOP U.S. SPEAKING TOUR

    May 29, 2019

    Garrett Mehrguth, the CEO and co-founder of the B2B and enterprise search marketing agency, Directive, recently was selected to speak at 13 stops of the Digital Summit tour. Digital Summit, the largest conference series in the digital marketing industry, has invited Mehrguth to share his unique pres...

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    NEW RULES ON DAY RELEASE WILL ENCOURAGE EMPLOYERS TO WORK WITH OFFENDERS

    May 28, 2019

    The government has announced plans to relax prison day-release rules in a bid to create more opportunities for offenders to train with employers while serving their sentences. New rules will grant prison governors more autonomy to offer prisoners release on temporary licence to spend time working in...

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    HR AND FINANCE ALIGN ON COST REDUCTION, BUT NOT PARTNERSHIP

    May 28, 2019

    HR and finance don't align on how they view their partnership, according to a workforce survey of more than 400 HR and finance leaders conducted by OrgVue. The workforce analytics and modeling company found that almost half of HR leaders believe allying with finance is productive, but only 25% o...

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    WORKPLACE HAPPINESS LEVELS PLUMMETING

    May 27, 2019

    According to a survey of employees, most people are unhappy and dissatisfied in our jobs and almost half struggle to get out of bed in the morning to go to work. The survey by Personal Group, a provider of human resources services, claims that there has been a 20 percent drop in workplace happiness ...

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    HIKE EXPECTED SOON FOR CENTRAL GOVT EMPLOYEES

    May 27, 2019

    Hopes have risen amongst the employees of the Central Government for the much-awaited hike in minimum pay. Lakhs of employees have been holding protests and waiting for a hike in their basic allowances, which they were promised if PM Narendra Modi is back in power. Naturally, hopes are high. It is r...

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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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    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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    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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    6SENSE LAUNCHES ACCOUNT-BASED EXTERNAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS ANALYTICS

    May 23, 2019

    Today 6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, announced its External Media Campaigns feature. This capability extends 6sense's ability to track digital media campaigns launched on non-6sense platforms for use in account segmentation within the 6sense platform, and ...

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    6SENSE LAUNCHES ACCOUNT-BASED EXTERNAL MEDIA CAMPAIGNS ANALYTICS

    May 23, 2019

    Today 6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, announced its External Media Campaigns feature. This capability extends 6sense's ability to track digital media campaigns launched on non-6sense platforms for use in account segmentation within the 6sense platform, and ...

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    CONNECTICUT TO RAISE MINIMUM WAGE TO $15 AN HOUR BY 2023

    May 22, 2019

    Connecticut lawmakers have agreed to an incremental minimum wage increase that would put the state's minimum at $15 an hour by 2023. House Bill 5004 would first introduce an increase to $11 an hour effective on Oct. 1, 2019, with an additional $1 added to the minimum each year over the next four...

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    SALESFUEL ENHANCES THE CANDIDATE PROFILES HIRING FEATURE OF RECENT SALESFUEL COACH PLATFORM

    May 22, 2019

    SalesFuel®, providing sales teams with the power to “Sell Smarter” since 1989, is enhancing the Candidate Profiles hiring feature of its recently launched SalesFuel COACH platform. SalesFuel COACH Candidate Profiles is a digital solution built on scientific assessments and behavioral...

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    THE NEW NORMAL OF FLEXIBLE WORK TRANSFORMING WORKPLACES

    May 22, 2019

    Digital innovations, and in particular, cloud computing is enabling increasing numbers of employees to work remotely and flexibly. This means the central company workspace is rapidly becoming an administrative hub, rather than a traditional central focus where everyone gathers during set hours. This...

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    RISE IN EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION CLAIMS BY NEW PARENTS

    May 22, 2019

    Nearly three quarter (70 percent) of employment law experts have seen an increase in women claiming they were fired when on maternity leave; the use of ‘gagging orders’ following pregnancy and maternity related disputes and an increase in men claiming harassment by their employer for tak...

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    SITETRACKER LAUNCHES NEW WORK MANAGEMENT SOLUTION TO REDUCE CYCLE TIMES

    May 21, 2019

    Sitetracker announced at the WIA Connectivity Expo the release of a comprehensive Work Management module to its project and asset management platform. "The addition of Work Management to the core Sitetracker platform underscores our belief that the telecom industry needs a single end-to-end sol...

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    WORKPLACE FLEXIBILITY IS HERE TO STAY, REPORT SAYS

    May 20, 2019

    Flexibility is defining how work gets done today and will continue to shape work in the future, according to new research from Paychex. Workers want more choices in how and where they work, and that demand isn't going anywhere, according to the report. As Millennials and members of Gen Z make up...

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    ORGANISATIONS FAILING TO SUPPORT WORKING FATHERS’ FLEXIBILITY NEEDS

    May 20, 2019

    A majority of working dads are struggling to find the flexibility they need to balance their work and parenting responsibilities, a study has found, with many facing the same obstacles experienced by mothers in the workplace. Experts said the research highlighted that stigma around flexible working ...

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    NEWSEMPLOYERS ‘MUST DO MORE TO END OBESITY DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE’

    May 17, 2019

    Employers must do more to fight stigma and discrimination around obesity in the workplace, including prejudicial practices in recruitment, researchers have said. The Institute for Employment Studies (IES), which presented a new report at the European Association for the Study of Obesity conference y...

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    INTERNS AT FACEBOOK GET RS 5.6 LAKH A MONTH!

    May 17, 2019

    According to a survey by Glassdoor, that identifies companies with highest median monthly pay for interns in the US, Facebook pays its interns $8,000, that is, Rs 5.6 lakh per month! The report is based on the survey of interns based in the US, over a period of a year. According to the report, Faceb...

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    AGE DISCRIMINATION IN THE WORKPLACE REMAINS AN ISSUE

    May 16, 2019

    More than a third (37 percent) of employees aged 45 and over believe that age discrimination is an issue where they work, according to a new analysis from Aviva. Those aged 55 to 59 feel this most strongly (41 percent). One in five (19 percent) feel younger colleagues are favoured over older generat...

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    AMAZON TO AUTOMATE THOUSANDS OF JOBS

    May 15, 2019

    Amazon has decided to roll out a machine, which will automate the job of boxing up customers’ orders. This machine will render thousands of workers at the warehouses of the online retail company jobless. The technology, already tried out at some warehouses, automatically scans the product comi...

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    EMPLOYERS ‘FAILING’ TO KEEP NEW AND EXPECTANT MOTHERS SAFE AT WORK

    May 15, 2019

    Employers must do more to keep pregnant women and new mothers safe at work, the Trades Union Congress (TUC) has said, as it released new guidance to help businesses better support expectant employees and those who have recently given birth. The guidance, entitled Pregnancy, breastfeeding and health ...

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    CANADA’S TEMPORARY WORKFORCE IS GROWING

    May 15, 2019

    More than two million Canadians found temporary work last year, mostly with a term or contract job, according to new research from Statistics Canada. The number comprises 13.3% of all employees in the country and represents an increase from the 1.4 million temporary workers, or 11.8% of the overall ...

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    AMAZON’S UNIQUE PROPOSITION FOR ITS STAFF

    May 14, 2019

    With its focus on faster delivery of orders, Amazon, the e-commerce marketplace, has come up with a very unusual proposition for its employees. The Company is asking its employees to quit their jobs so that it can help them set up their own business — that of delivering packages for Amazon. Am...

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    NEW ACAS ADVICE ON CREATING A POSITIVE MENTAL HEALTH ENVIRONMENT AT WORK

    May 14, 2019

    Two thirds of workers (66 percent) have felt stressed or anxious about work over the past year claims a new report from Acas. As part of Mental Health Awareness Week (13-19 May) Acas commissioned YouGov to ask employees in Great Britain about their experiences of stress and anxiety in the workplace....

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    INDEED LAUNCHES ‘CAREER GUIDE’ FOR INDIAN MARKET

    May 13, 2019

    Bengaluru, When searching for work opportunities, job seekers are often confronted by a number of dilemmas, be it choosing the right job role, or facing an interview, or negotiating for a higher salary, among other concerns. In fact, the entire process of a job search can be a nerve-wracking one, es...

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    MORE IT JOBS FOR AUSSIES ON THE HORIZON

    May 13, 2019

    Amid the digital talent crunch, Australia is looking to generate 35,000 new jobs in the information technology sector this year, a new study predicts. About one in five organisations are creating new positions – particularly those related to artificial intelligence – in response to the c...

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    HALF OF VEGANS FEEL DISCRIMINATED AGAINST BY THEIR EMPLOYER

    May 10, 2019

    Nearly half of vegan employees in the UK feel discriminated against by their employer, according to a new survey of workplace attitudes towards veganism. Research by Crossland Employment Solicitors revealed two in five (45 per cent) felt discriminated against, while nearly a third (31 per cent) have...

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    NEWS MORE THAN ONE IN 10 UK WORKERS NEED TRAINING TO ESCAPE ‘HIGH RISK’ OF AUTOMATION

    May 10, 2019

    More than one in 10 workers in the UK are at such high risk of seeing their roles automated that they require up to a year’s worth of training to secure a safer occupation, according to new research. A report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) found 14 per c...

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    ADP MAKES IT TO TOP 3 ON DIVERSITYINC'S 2019 TOP 50 COMPANIES LIST

    May 10, 2019

    ADP, a technology company providing human capital management (HCM) solutions, ranked third in the 2019 DiversityInc list of Top 50 Companies for Diversity. This marks the 10th consecutive year ADP is recognized as one of the top companies for diversity and inclusion in the United States. The Diversi...

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    H.I. EXECUTIVE CONSULTING ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH TEAMSCOPE, AN AI-ENABLED EXECUTIVE TALENT ANALYTICS SOLUTION

    May 09, 2019

    H.I. Executive Consulting (HIEC), the executive search firm, announced its strategic partnership with Teamscope, an AI-driven talent analytics platform designed to help companies build high-performing leadership teams. The partnership will empower HIEC with an innovative tool to deliver more data-dr...

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    WORKPLACE EXPERIENCE PLATFORM LANE NOW IN THE US WITH $2.5 MILLION IN FUNDING

    May 09, 2019

    Lane, a workplace experience platform today announced its expansion into the US on the heels of 2.5M in funding from Alate Partners, Panache Ventures and Colliers/Techstars. This recent injection of funding will be used for key new hires and office openings in the US including New York, which opened...

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    ONE IN THREE WORKERS ‘AFRAID TO RAISE ISSUES WITH THEIR MANAGER’, SURVEY REVEALS

    May 09, 2019

    One in three workers (32 per cent) feel uncomfortable approaching their manager with problems at work, research published today has revealed. The Trades Union Congress (TUC) poll showed that while the majority of UK workers feel supported by their boss, 35 per cent don’t think their line manag...

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    ABERDEEN DEMONSTRATES ROI OF CONTENT FOR CX

    May 08, 2019

    Aberdeen, a research firm and intent-based sales and marketing solutions provider, supported by Kapost, recently released new research showing best-in-class B2B firms significantly benefit by executing on consistent, intentional content strategies supporting end-to-end customer experience (CX). Best...

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    WORKFRONT ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH GOOGLE CLOUD TO ENABLE MODERN WORK MANAGEMENT ON G SUITE

    May 08, 2019

    Workfront ®, the first modern work management application platform for the enterprise, announced it is working with Google Cloud to connect G Suite productivity applications with Workfront, enabling people to manage resources, projects, content, and collaboration from directly within G Suite. Wi...

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    WORKFRONT REVEALS NEW USER EXPERIENCE FOR MODERN WORK MANAGEMENT

    May 08, 2019

    Workfront ®, the first work management application platform for the enterprise, unveiled the new Workfront user experience at its annual Workfront Leap 2019 User Conference. The new user experience will help people deliver their best work by providing a single destination for strategy, planning,...

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    XCELHR LAUNCHES XCELHR CONNECT, A MORE POWERFUL HRIS SYSTEM

    May 08, 2019

    XcelHR announces the introduction of XcelHR Connect, a more powerful HRIS system designed to help employers manage payroll, onboarding, benefits enrollment, and other crucial HR functions for their employees easily and confidently. HR compliance and efficiency are some of the biggest challenges faci...

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    COGNIZANT TO LAY OFF EMPLOYEES IN INDIA

    May 07, 2019

    Cognizant, the US-based IT services company, is expected to lay off a significant number of its employees, most of them in India. It is reported that the Company’s headcount had grown more than its revenue. Its revenue growth in the past two quarters had been a lot lesser than expected. To cut...

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    QSEHRAS HELP SMALL EMPLOYERS SOLVE THE HEALTH CARE COVERAGE PUZZLE

    May 07, 2019

    As a small marketing agency, Elkhart, Ind.-based Brand Activate carefully considers spending on employee benefits. When the firm wanted to offer its 10 employees health insurance, it found that a group health plan was a nonstarter. The premiums "would have blown employees away because they were...

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    DOL WON'T BACK HIGHER FEDERAL MINIMUM WAGE

    May 07, 2019

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) won't back any proposed raises to the federal minimum wage any time soon, Secretary of Labor Alexander Acosta made clear in a hearing before the House Committee on Education and Labor Wednesday. The statement comes at a time when House Democrats are prioritizin...

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    ADVANCED GROUP APPOINTS KERRY BARRETT AS CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER

    May 06, 2019

    The Advanced Group, the diversified professional staffing, consulting, and outsourcing organization, announced the recent appointment of Kerry Barrett as Chief Operating Officer. Ms. Barrett comes to Advanced Group with over 20 years of experience in professional services, staffing, and operations, ...

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    ALCOR SOLUTIONS LAUNCHES HR SUITE APPLICATIONS TO IMPROVE EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE

    May 06, 2019

    Alcor Solutions Inc. announced the launch of its HR Suite Applications at the ServiceNow Knowledge 19 conference. Alcor Reflective and AlcorOne are extendible Alcor IP solutions, built on the robust, AI enabled, ServiceNow® automated platform.  The applications provide enriching, delightful...

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    BUCK ANNOUNCES JON BAETA AS NEW MANAGING DIRECTOR

    May 06, 2019

    Buck, an integrated HR, and benefits consulting, administration, and technology services firm, announced that Jon Baeta, a 25-year industry veteran, has been appointed Managing Director, US West Region for Buck. In this role, Baeta's main focus will be on exceeding client expectations in the Wes...

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    MADISON LOGIC UNVEILS NEW DATA CLOUD TO ACCELERATE ABM FOR B2B ORGANIZATIONS GLOBALLY

    May 06, 2019

    Madison Logic, the leading global account-based marketing (ABM) platform, today announces the launch of the ML Data Cloud, powering cutting-edge ABM to accelerate your pipeline and convert your best accounts faster. With state-of-the-art architecture, rich data, and a robust data gateway, the ML Dat...

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    COUNCIL WORKER AWARDED £20,000 AFTER ROW OVER ‘CONFRONTATION WITH HAMMER’

    May 03, 2019

    A council worker has been awarded more than £20,000 and will be reinstated to his job after a Scottish employment tribunal ruled he had been unfairly dismissed during an investigation into an alleged dispute over tea breaks. Colin Hart, a land and environmental operative working for Glasgow Ci...

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    DIRECT RECRUITERS AND SISTER COMPANY DIRECT CONSULTING ASSOCIATES TO INTEGRATE

    May 03, 2019

    Direct Recruiters, Inc. (DRI), Ohio-based provider of customized recruiting and retention solutions across over 25 vertical industries and functional areas has announced an integration with its sister company Direct Consulting Associates. The integration is designed to provide project-based, profess...

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    PEOPLE MANAGEMENT PLATFORM HIBOB PARTNERS WITH SLACK PARTNER TO IMPROVE EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE AND THE FLOW OF WORK

    May 03, 2019

    Hibob, the transformative HR tech platform that helps high-growth companies to grow their employees and develop their culture, is now offering a full integration with Slack to revolutionize workplace experiences for the flow of work. Hibob’s platform bob gives team leaders the tools they need ...

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    CORRELATION ONE RELEASES ITS FINDINGS ON THE DATA TALENT MARKET IN ITS ANNUAL REPORT

    May 02, 2019

    Correlation One released today its annual Future of Data Talent Report which includes research, analysis, and conclusions on the field of data science. The report sheds light on how companies can attract, evaluate, and assess potential candidates in the highly-competitive race for data talent. Data ...

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    EMPLOYEE WITH DIABETES ‘HUMILIATED’ AT WORK AWARDED £14K FOR DISABILITY DISCRIMINATION

    May 01, 2019

    An employee with type 1 diabetes who was left feeling “intimidated, under the spotlight and concerned for her job” has been awarded £14,000 for disability discrimination and harassment. Sitting at East London Hearing Centre, employment judge Jones determined that from the outset of...

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    LEADING THE SOCIAL ENTERPRISE: REINVENT WITH A HUMAN FOCUS

    May 01, 2019

    Deloitte’s Global Human Capital Trends report 2019, examines the ways organisations can reinvent themselves on a broad scale including interacting with, motivating, and personalising experiences for the workforce to help build identity and meaning for employees. The report suggests that the or...

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    EMPLOYEES’ RELUCTANCE TO FIND NEW JOBS IS DRIVING DOWN WAGES, SAYS ONS

    Apr 30, 2019

    Wage growth in the UK is being impacted by slow movement in the jobs market, analysis from the Office of National Statistics (ONS) has suggested, with experts warning social mobility risks going backwards as a result. ONS statistics showed just 10.9 per cent of workers changed their employer in both...

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    LIMEADE ONE TO DELIVER A UNIFIED, HUMAN EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE

    Apr 30, 2019

    Employee experience software company Limeade announced Limeade ONE — the first and only platform to deliver well-being, engagement, inclusion and communications solutions in one seamless user experience. With Limeade ONE, companies can authentically show even the hardest-to-reach employees tha...

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    LYSA DAHLIN JOINS DIGITALOCEAN AS CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER

    Apr 30, 2019

    DigitalOcean, the cloud for developing modern apps, announced the appointment of Lysa Dahlin as Chief People Officer, continuing the expansion of its executive team. In this role, Dahlin will lead the people experience, operations and acquisition functions across DigitalOcean’s offices in New ...

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    TATA MOTORS AND NIRMA UNIVERSITY COLLABORATE TO AUGMENT EMPLOYEES’ TECHNICAL SKILLS

    Apr 29, 2019

    Tata Motors has tied up with Nirma University to offer BTech degrees to its staff members at the Sanand Plant in Gujarat. This collaboration aims to improve the technical skills of the employees at several levels, and bridge the skill gaps that exist in the automotive industry. Through this partners...

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    ASURINT OFFERS FULL-SERVICE INTEGRATION WITH COMPEAT'S HIRE

    Apr 29, 2019

    Asurint, a pre-employment background screening solutions provider, announced today that hiring managers can now order and review background checks within Compeat's restaurant management software, Hire™, with simple integration. Hire is part of Compeat's integrated restaurant accounting...

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    ATTICE RECEIVES $15 MILLION IN SERIES B FINANCING ROUND TO CREATE HIGH-PERFORMING TEAMS

    Apr 29, 2019

    Lattice, the people management platform, announced $15 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Shasta Ventures with participation from existing investors, including Thrive Capital, Khosla Ventures, and Y Combinator. The consumerization of enterprise software is a well-known trend; employee...

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    COMPLYSCI ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF THREE NEW EXECUTIVES TO ITS LEADERSHIP TEAM

    Apr 26, 2019

    ComplySci, a provider of regulatory technology (RegTech) for financial and professional services companies, has appointed three new executives to its leadership team, on the heels of record-breaking revenue momentum in 2018, and in order to support the anticipated continued growth of the company. Be...

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    NAMELY AND OKTA ANNOUNCE EXPANDED PARTNERSHIP TO IMPROVE THE EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE ACROSS THE EMPLOYEE LIFECYCLE

    Apr 26, 2019

    Namely, the HR platform for mid-sized companies, and Okta, Inc., the independent provider of identity for the enterprise, today announced extended integration to further automate the employee lifecycle and securely connect Namely's solution with the Okta Identity Cloud. Over the past year, the t...

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    NAMELY AND OKTA ANNOUNCE EXPANDED PARTNERSHIP TO IMPROVE THE EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE ACROSS THE EMPLOYEE LIFECYCLE

    Apr 26, 2019

    Namely, the HR platform for mid-sized companies, and Okta, Inc., the independent provider of identity for the enterprise, today announced extended integration to further automate the employee lifecycle and securely connect Namely's solution with the Okta Identity Cloud. Over the past year, the t...

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    WORKER FIRED FOR PANIC ATTACKS CAN TAKE ADA CLAIM TO A JURY, COURT SAYS

    Apr 25, 2019

    A car dealership employee with anxiety, depression and panic attacks can continue her claim that her employer violated the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by firing her because of her disabilities, a federal district court ruled (Equal Employment Opportunity Commission v. Crain Automotive Hold...

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    EEO-1 PAY DATA DUE SEPT. 30

    Apr 25, 2019

    Employers will have until Sept. 30, 2019, to cull and report pay data as part of their EEO-1 reporting, thanks to a federal judge's ruling Thursday, according to multiple media reports. The requirement and its deadline were previously uncertain, but the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commissi...

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    GOOGLE ENHANCES JOB SEARCH EXPERIENCE WITH CLOUD TALENT SOLUTION

    Apr 25, 2019

    In March, Cloud Talent Solution announced new functionality that enables job search by preferred commute time and mode of transit, including walking, cycling, driving, and public transportation. Cloud Talent Solution also enhanced job search capabilities in more than 100 languages. And Cloud Talent ...

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    CASCADE TO UNVEIL NEW FILM SHOWCASING THE FUTURE OF WORK AT CIPD'S INAUGURAL FESTIVAL OF WORK EVENT

    Apr 25, 2019

    A new film showcasing what HR professionals can expect from the future of work is set to be unveiled at a premiere screening at the CIPD’s inaugural Festival of Work event, in June. Human Resources and payroll software specialist Cascade has produced the short ‘movie’ following dia...

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    6SENSE EXPANDS INTEGRATION WITH HUBSPOT FOR HEIGHTENED ACCOUNT BASED ORCHESTRATION

    Apr 25, 2019

    6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, announced $27 million in funding. The round was led by Industry Ventures and included participation from existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Battery Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and Venrock. “We b...

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    SNAG ANNOUNCES NEW ADDITIONS TO ITS LEADERSHIP TEAM

    Apr 24, 2019

    Snag announced key appointments to the senior executive team as the company continues to expand its online marketplace for hourly workers and employers. Michael Culver, Senior Vice President for Legal and Business Affairs, will lead all legal, regulatory and compliance matters. He also drives busine...

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    INKLING INTRODUCES INKLING LEARNING PATHWAYS TO IMPROVE TRAINING EXPERIENCE

    Apr 24, 2019

    Inkling, a mobile learning enablement platform for distributed workforces, announced the availability of Inkling Learning Pathways, a new product on its platform. Designed with the modern learner in mind, Inkling Learning Pathways seamlessly guides employees through the training process in a way tha...

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    PHENOM PEOPLE ANNOUNCES NEW FEATURES TO ITS TALENT MANAGEMENT PLATFORM

    Apr 24, 2019

    Phenom People, the Talent Experience Management (TXM) company, announced several new features for the Phenom Talent Experience Management platform, adding University Recruiting, SMS and Internal Mobility Chatbot functionality to further support the demands of the new talent economy, which is undergo...

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    GMS ANNOUNCES LATEST SECURRITY ENHANCEMENTS TO ITS HR PLATFORM

    Apr 24, 2019

    Group Management Services Inc., a Certified Professional Employer Organization, announces the latest security advancements to its HR platform, GMS Connect. Cybersecurity has been a major focus in the small business community in recent years, so it's imperative for GMS to ensure all clients and t...

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    VCV.AI CLOSES $1.7 MILLION FINANCING ROUND

    Apr 23, 2019

    VCV, the San Francisco-based start-up transforming recruiting through AI, today announced it has raised $1.7 million from Japanese VC Will Group, Talent Equity Ventures, 500 Startups and angel investors, including Masahiro Takeshima of Indeed. The funding will help VCV continue to develop its techno...

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    BETH GOLDSTEIN PROMOTED TO CHIEF HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICER

    Apr 23, 2019

    CoolSys™ announced Beth Goldstein has been promoted to the role of chief human resources officer (CHRO). Formerly serving as executive vice president for human resources at CoolSys, Goldstein is responsible for the strategic leadership of all aspects of human resources for the company. “...

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    AI AND AUTOMATION COULD DISPLACE 46,000 JOBS BY 2023

    Apr 23, 2019

    According to a government report, AI and automation are putting 46,000 jobs at risk over the next five years. A lack of ICT talent in Ireland also threatens employment growth. As it stands, 12,000 jobs are expected to go unfilled in the sector over the next two years. Reports also claim that one thi...

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    NEW PARENTAL SCHEME COULD SEE FIRMS DISCRIMINATE WHEN HIRING NEW STAFF, ISME WARN

    Apr 23, 2019

    A new parental leave scheme could see firms discriminate when hiring new staff, a body representing small and medium-sized enterprises has warned. ISME criticised Government plans to give new parents two weeks’ paid parental leave. It claimed small companies will find it very difficult to prov...

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    MINISTER: GOVT PLANS TO AMEND EMPLOYMENT ACT 1995 TO PROTECT DOMESTIC WORKERS

    Apr 23, 2019

    Human Resource Minister M. Kulasegaran today said that the government has plans to amend the Employment Act 1955 in order to look after the welfare of domestic workers. He said the amendment will help address abuse cases involving maids working in Malaysia. “The amendment to the Employment Act...

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    MINISTER ZAQY MOHAMAD HIGHLIGHTS KEY STRATEGIES IN PROMOTING WORKPLACE SAFETY AND HEALTH

    Apr 22, 2019

    Two weeks ago, Singapore launched the national workplace safety and health strategies, or WSH2028. This included three key strategies which will drive the next lap of the country’s WSH journey. Minister of State for Manpower and National Development Zaqy Mohamad outlined two out of the three k...

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    UP THE RANKS: PUBLICIS GROUPE MALAYSIA APPOINTS MAUREEN GOMEZ AS CHIEF TALENT OFFICER

    Apr 22, 2019

    Publicis Groupe Malaysia has appointed Maureen Gomez as Chief Talent Officer. Prior to this, she held the position of Head of People and Culture for Base Digital Agency. As Chief Talent Officer of Publicis Groupe Malaysia, Gomez will be responsible for building and growing the talent and culture as ...

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    UNDERSTANDING TALENT'S 'BUILD OR BUY' CONUNDRUM

    Apr 22, 2019

    Today's enterprises need talent. Study after study has shown the biggest concern for business execs right now is sourcing the right talent to survive an era of disruption; a recent Gartner study found that the talent shortage is more of a risk for organizations than even privacy regulation and c...

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    COURT OKS $258K JURY AWARD IN GNC SUIT ALLEGING AGE-BASED DISCIPLINE

    Apr 18, 2019

    The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed a jury's $258,000 award to a former manager for General Nutrition Corp. (GNC) who claimed his employer discriminated against him based on his age (Andujar v. General Nutrition Corp., No. 18-1715 (3rd Cir. April 12, 2019)). Santos Andujar managed a G...

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    3 TAKEAWAYS FROM 2019 WELLNESS BENEFITS DATA AT NBGH

    Apr 18, 2019

    Employers overwhelmingly see well-being benefits as part of their overall strategy in the near future, but that doesn't necessarily mean employees feel their own situation is optimal, according to speakers who presented at the National Business Group on Health's (NBGH) Business Health Agenda...

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    WELLBEING PROGRAMMES HAVE NO SHORT-TERM IMPACT ON EMPLOYEE HEALTH, STUDY FINDS

    Apr 18, 2019

    Workplace wellness programmes that focus on employee health, exercise and productivity have almost no detectable effects on clinical measures of health, a major study has found, with experts saying employers must focus on broader organisational culture. Researchers from Harvard Medical School observ...

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    EXPERTS CAUTIOUSLY WELCOME PLAN TO CHANGE CRIMINAL RECORDS DISCLOSURE REQUIREMENTS

    Apr 18, 2019

    Government proposals to revamp the current system of disclosing criminal records to employers have been welcomed as a step in the right direction, but may not be enough to significantly increase the level of employment among former offenders. Home secretary Sajid Javid (pictured) this week said legi...

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    STRESS IN LEGAL PROFESSION WIDELY MISUNDERSTOOD, RESEARCH PAPER CLAIMS

    Apr 18, 2019

    The latest Bellwether research paper titled, ‘Stress in the Legal Profession: Problematic or Inevitable’, published by LexisNexis UK claims that stress is an endemic issue in the legal profession with two thirds of respondents currently experiencing high levels of stress despite the conf...

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    SOMOS, INC. APPOINTS DEBORAH THOMAS AS CHIEF PEOPLE OFFICER

    Apr 18, 2019

    Somos, Inc., registry management and data solutions company, today announced the hiring of Deborah Thomas as their Senior Vice President and Chief People Officer reporting to Gina Perini, Somos' President, and Chief Executive Officer. Ms. Thomas' responsibilities include transforming and ali...

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    IIIT-HYDERABAD RECORDS MEDIAN SALARY OF RS 20.35 LAKH

    Apr 18, 2019

    The International Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Hyderabad has beaten all other engineering institutes that are ranked much higher, including all major IITs, in terms of median salary offered to its graduates. During the 2017-18 placement season, the Institute’s graduates were offe...

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    UNHEALTHY FORMS OF MASCULINITY CAN PERSIST IN THE WORKPLACE

    Apr 18, 2019

    MINNEAPOLIS—Quinn Gorski wonders, as a man in a leadership position, if he should do more for the women he mentors. How can he empower women without being patronizing? It's a question that is not even on his radar when working with male colleagues, said the marketing manager at Thrivent Fi...

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    IBM THINK THEY CAN PREDICT YOUR EMPLOYEES’ DEPARTURE. EIGHT THINGS YOU SHOULD DO NEXT

    Apr 17, 2019

    IBM hit the news this week when their CEO Ginny Rometty announced in an interview that they have developed an AI tool that can predict with 95% accuracy when employees are likely to leave. The tech giant, which employees 350,000 people globally, claims that this has helped them save $300m that the d...

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    JACK MA ON '996' OVERTIME CULTURE

    Apr 17, 2019

    Just days after calling the tech industry’s 996 overtime work culture a “huge blessing”, Chinese billionaire Jack Ma is now branding it a “foolish” practice. He called out companies who enforced the 996 schedule – where employees work 9am to 9pm, six days a week &...

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    DOL INTRODUCES MENTAL HEALTH TOOLKIT FOR EMPLOYERS

    Apr 17, 2019

    The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) introduced the Mental Health Toolkit, an online resource aimed to assist employers in understanding mental health issues, supporting workers with related conditions and cultivating a supportive work environment. DOL said that the toolkit also gives employers access...

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    UNCERTAIN TIMES DEMAND A NEW APPROACH TO STRATEGIC PEOPLE MANAGEMENT

    Apr 17, 2019

    Is the management of people in organisations today really about growing the long-term value of an employers’ most important asset in an increasing uncertain and skills-short labour market? Or is it more to do with continuing to drive costs down and shareholder returns up; and meeting the bare ...

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    BRITISH WORKERS PUTTING IN LONGEST HOURS IN THE EU, TUC ANALYSIS FINDS

    Apr 17, 2019

    Workers in the UK are putting the longest hours in the EU, according to new TUC analysis published today. Full-time employees in Britain worked an average of 42 hours a week in 2018, nearly two hours more than the EU average – equivalent to an extra two and a half weeks a year. Britain’s...

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    LIONBRIDGE AGAIN NAMED ONE OF AMERICA'S BEST EMPLOYERS BY FORBES

    Apr 17, 2019

    Lionbridge Technologies is proud to announce it has again been named one of America's Best Employers by Forbes, which also recognized Lionbridge as a Best Employer for Women in 2018. The 2019 list recognizes organizations across a variety of industries that employ more than 1,000 people in the U...

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    6SENSE SECURES $27 MILLION TO ADVANCE BOLD VISION IN B2B AND ABM

    Apr 16, 2019

    6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, announced $27 million in funding. The round was led by Industry Ventures and included participation from existing investors Bain Capital Ventures, Battery Ventures, Costanoa Ventures, Salesforce Ventures, and Venrock. “We b...

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    ADP LAUNCHES NEW END-TO-END TAX ENGINE TO SIMPLIFY COMPLIANCE

    Apr 16, 2019

    ADP®, a technology company providing human capital management (HCM) solutions, is changing the way employers think about tax with its Next-Generation Tax Engine, a foundational backbone of the company's tax compliance products.  This comprehensive, built-in solution leverages over 40 ye...

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    BAD MANAGEMENT BLAMED FOR SLUGGISH UK PRODUCTIVITY GROWTH

    Apr 16, 2019

    Poor management practices and lack of investment in skills are among the factors to blame for Britain being the only large advanced economy likely to see a decline in productivity growth this year, experts have said. The UK’s labour output per hour is predicted to grow just 0.2 per cent in 201...

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    OFFICE ADMINISTRATOR DISCOVERED MALE REPLACEMENT WAS BEING PAID £3,500 MORE FOR SAME ROLE

    Apr 16, 2019

    A finance administrator whose male replacement was paid £3,500 more than her while fulfilling an essentially identical role was discriminated against under equal pay law, Leeds Employment Tribunal has found.  Ms J Broom was initially employed as an office administrator at Wakefield-based ...

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    ROBOTS AT WORK WILL GIVE RISE TO ‘SUPER JOBS’

    Apr 16, 2019

    From traditional jobs to ‘super jobs’, work in the digital age will transform into machine-powered, data-driven roles, according to the 2019 Global Human Capital Trends report from Deloitte. Analysts predict new technologies won’t just augment routine tasks – they will also b...

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    INSIDE IAG’S WORKPLACE FLEXIBILITY PROGRAM

    Apr 16, 2019

    IAG was one of the first organisations to offer a national program of school holiday care for its Australian employees when it was introduced in 2014, according to IAG Executive Manager – People Services, Amanda Zammit. Kids@IAG was initiated by the CEO Peter Harmer and Diversity & Inclusi...

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    SKILLSOFT AND SUMTOTAL ANNOUNCE INNOVATION AWARDS WINNERS AT PERSPECTIVES 2019

    Apr 16, 2019

    ORLANDO, Fla. – April 16, 2019 – Today at Perspectives 2019, Skillsoft and SumTotal announced their Innovation Awards winners. The annual awards program celebrates the innovative ideas, powerful programs and inspiring leaders who are transforming the corporate learning and talent management landscap...

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    BENEFITFOCUS ANNOUNCES TWO EXECUTIVE HIRES TO ACCELERATE GROWTH

    Apr 12, 2019

    Benefitfocus, Inc., a cloud-based benefits management platform and services provider, today announced two distinguished technology executives have joined the company’s leadership team to further its market-leading strategic engagement initiatives. Each has in-depth experience scaling high-perf...

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    ANTHROPOLOGIE EMPLOYEE DUBBED 'MOM' GETS AGE CLAIM REVIVED

    Apr 12, 2019

    An Anthropologie employee who was 54 years old when she was hired in 2012 should get another shot at her age bias lawsuit, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has determined (Davis-Garett v. Urban Outfitters, Inc., Anthropologie Inc., No. 17-3371-cv (2nd Cir., April 8, 2019)). Blair Davis-Garrett ...

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    REBECCA WILSON JOINS 20/20 FORESIGHT AS MANAGING DIRECTOR

    Apr 12, 2019

    20/20 Foresight Executive Search and 20/20 Foresight Executive Marketing are pleased to announce the recent appointment of Rebecca Wilson as Managing Director, leading the sister companies' New York offices. Wilson brings more than 25 years of experience working for top financial services compan...

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    TALENTUNO RAISES $4.5 MILLION OF FRESH EQUITY CAPITAL

    Apr 12, 2019

    Talentuno – a highly-disruptive, HR Tech firm - has reached an important milestone. In a Series A round led by Hiventures Ventures Fund Management Plc. and Bonitás Venture Capital Fund Management Ltd., the early-stage venture secured $ 4.5 Million of fresh equity capital. Besides accele...

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    IT PROFESSIONALS IN INDIA’S SILICON VALLEY NOT HOPEFUL OF HIKES IN 2019: SURVEY

    Apr 11, 2019

    According to a survey by Shine.com, employees from the information technology (IT) sector in Bengaluru have very low expectations in terms of salary hikes this year. In fact, they expect a hike between merely 0 and 10 per cent. This is way lower than the expectations of the IT sectors in Mumbai, Pun...

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    EMPLOYER ABDUCTED BY EMPLOYEES FOR NOT PAYING SALARY

    Apr 11, 2019

    Seven employees of a private technology firm in Karnataka allegedly kidnapped their 23-year old employer, Sujay SK, and tortured him because he had not paid their salaries for a few months. Four of the kidnappers were arrested by the police. The start-up, which was launched in January had suffered m...

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    NEW LEGISLATION AIMS FOR MORE STRINGENT ANTI-HARASSMENT PROTECTIONS

    Apr 11, 2019

    A mechanic at a Washington state factory where Maria del Carmen Ruelas worked often blocked her path, claimed he planned to have sex with her and warned her not to tell anyone. And no one would believe her if she did report him, he told her.  "Sexual harassment is so common where I work th...

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    COURT RELEASES FORMER ADP SALES REPS FROM NONCOMPETES

    Apr 10, 2019

    A federal district court in New Jersey has lifted constraints against two former ADP employees who signed noncompete agreements (ADP, LLC v. Lynch, Halpin, Nos. 16-cv-01053, 16-cv-01111 (D.N.J. April 2, 2019)).  One of the former sales reps previously was sanctioned for soliciting ADP clients f...

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    PEOPLESTRONG TO HELP MG MOTOR INDIA RECRUIT WOMEN

    Apr 10, 2019

    Taking a positive steps towards ensuring a diverse workforce, car manufacturing company, MG (Morris Garages) Motor India has entered into a collaboration with PeopleStrong, theHR tech and talent acquisition solutions company. The two will work together to increase the recruitment of women profession...

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    WILLIAM J. GRUBBS JOINS DIVRSANT AS PRESIDENT

    Apr 10, 2019

    New Jersey-based DIVERSANT, one of the largest IT staffing firms in the U.S., announced William J. Grubbs as the company's new President. Grubbs previously held the position of Board Member on DIVERSANT's Advisory Board. "DIVERSANT has been a tremendous success story since it was founde...

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    NZ BUSINESS LEADERS UNITE AGAINST RACISM

    Apr 10, 2019

    A group of New Zealand’s top business leaders have come together to take a public stand against racism in the workplace. The leaders have published an open letter calling for a more inclusive country following the Christchurch mosque attacks on 15 March. Chief Human Rights Commissioner Paul Hu...

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    JACKSON HEALTHCARE MAKES IT TO FORTUNE'S BEST WORKPLACES IN HEALTH CARE BIOPHARMA LIST

    Apr 10, 2019

    Jackson Healthcare, a healthcare staffing, search, and technology company, today announced its inclusion on Fortune's newly-published "Best Workplaces in Health Care and Biopharma" list. This is the second consecutive year that the company has made the list. Best Workplaces lists are c...

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    CHINESE TECH WORKS GO VIRAL WITH OVERTIME PROTEST

    Apr 09, 2019

    Technology workers in China are protesting the industry’s debilitating culture of overtime. The online protest, started by an anonymous activist, has gone viral. Called “996.ICU”, the protest is aimed at the industry’s “9-9-6” work culture – where workers cl...

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    WASTE COMPANY SETTLES EEOC CLAIM THAT IT REFUSED TO INTERVIEW FEMALE DRIVER

    Apr 09, 2019

    American Pride Waste Solutions, Inc., has agreed to pay $32,500 to settle a sex discrimination lawsuit alleging it refused to interview a qualified, female candidate for a driving job. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) alleged in a 2018 lawsuit that the South Carolina company v...

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    MANAGEMENT STYLE INCREASINGLY BLAMED FOR STRESS-RELATED ABSENCE, FINDS CIPD POLL

    Apr 09, 2019

    Almost two-fifths of UK businesses have seen an increase in stress-related absences over the past year, with managers and management style increasingly being blamed, a CIPD survey has found. The “worrying increase” in management style as a cause of workplace stress is a sign businesses n...

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    LATEST STUDY FROM KRONOS FINDS TALENT ACQUISITION TAKING LONGER, COSTING MORE

    Apr 09, 2019

    With unemployment hovering at its lowest level in more than a decade, a new study from Kronos Incorporated finds more than half (53 percent) of organizations are planning to make major changes to their talent acquisition strategy within the next two years in response to increases in time-to-hire and...

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    AI FROM IBM KNOWS—BETTER THAN HUMANS—IF YOU PLAN TO QUIT

    Apr 09, 2019

    IBM is using artificial intelligence (AI) to predict when employees might leave and ping managers to intervene. That's a good thing—saving money and resources in finding and hiring new employees. But, as a result of that AI innovation, IBM has cut nearly a third of its HR department. The r...

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    EMPLOYERS INCORPORATE D&I INTO HEALTHCARE, BENEFITS AND PERKS

    Apr 09, 2019

    Employers are expanding the concept of diversity and inclusion (D&I) by incorporating it into workplace culture, benefits and perks, compensation and well-being programs according to a new report from Willis Towers Watson (WTW). Its 2019 Emerging Trends in Health Care Survey polled 535 employers...

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    RECRUITMENT IS MORE DIFFICULT, LONGER AND COSTLIER, REPORT SAYS

    Apr 09, 2019

    The competitive job market has made hiring longer and costlier, according to a Kronos study. Kronos and The Human Capital Institute interviewed 234 HR leaders for the study, and found that more than half plan to revise their talent acquisition strategies in the next two years as a result. The number...

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    ABERDEEN INTENT FOR SALESFORCE IS LIVE

    Apr 08, 2019

    Aberdeen announced Aberdeen Intent for Salesforce – the first Salesforce-native solution that identifies and pushes intent-qualified opportunities directly into your Salesforce instance so your sales team never misses another deal. Aberdeen Intent for Salesforce uses machine learning to track ...

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    MOM REVEALS NUMBER OF GENDER DISCRIMINATION COMPLAINTS

    Apr 05, 2019

    The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) revealed the breakdown of gender discrimination complaints received in Singapore for the past three years. This was in response to member of parliament Associate Professor Walter Theseira’s query on the breakdown of complaints based on reasons such as pregnancy, ...

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    JAZZHR ANNOUNCES NEW FEATURE ENHANCEMENTS TO ITS RECRUITING SOLUTION

    Apr 05, 2019

    JazzHR, the recruiting solutions provider for small and medium-sized businesses, unveiled a series of product enhancements that eliminate the painful back and forth associated with coordinating candidate interviews in today's increasingly competitive hiring environment. In a crowded sourcing spa...

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    ANDRE MCGREGOR JOINS NAMELY AS CHIEF SECURITY OFFICER

    Apr 05, 2019

    Namely, the HR platform for mid-sized companies, today announced the appointment of Andre McGregor as Chief Security Officer. A cybersecurity veteran with tenures in both the public and private sector, including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and Tanium Inc., Andre brings diverse network,...

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    GRAPHIC PACKAGING HOLDING COMPANY NAMES STACEY PANAYITOU EVP OF HR

    Apr 04, 2019

    Graphic Packaging Holding Company (NYSE: GPK), announced that Stacey Panayiotou will join the company as executive vice president, human resources. Panayiotou will have responsibility for leading the strategic direction and operational execution of all aspects of human resources as well as the inter...

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    APA AWARD LAUDS EMPLOYERS' FOCUS ON WORKER WELL-BEING

    Apr 04, 2019

    The American Psychological Association (APA) named its 2019 Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards winners, which range from a small, Pennsylvania-based non-profit tech company to a symphony orchestra in Maine. The organizations were selected for being exceptional workplaces in advancing employees...

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    BUSINESSES CANNOT RELY ON ‘INERTIA’ OF AUTO-ENROLMENT, WARN EXPERTS

    Apr 04, 2019

    Businesses cannot rely on the “inertia” of pensions auto-enrolment to ensure employees save enough for their retirement, experts have told People Management. This weekend minimum contributions for auto-enrolment pensions are set to increase to 8 per cent, with at least 3 per cent being c...

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    JULIE ZADOW JOINS RIDGEWAY PARTNERS AS CMO-FOCUSED TALENT LEADER

    Apr 03, 2019

    Ridgeway Partners, the retained executive search firm, today announced the addition of Julie Zadow to their leadership team. Julie joins Ridgeway with over 20 years of leadership experience in marketing, talent strategy, culture mapping, and organizational design.  She will be based in the Bost...

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    TECHSTRA SOLUTIONS ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH THOUGHTONOMY PARTNERS

    Apr 03, 2019

    Techstra Solutions LLC, a digital transformation consulting and technology solutions firm, and Thoughtonomy, a U.K.-headquartered artificial intelligence (AI) software company, have partnered to accelerate the transformation of companies across a range of industries to an automation-first digital op...

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    SUCCESSFUL LEARNING PROGRAMS HELP EMPLOYEES TEACH EACH OTHER

    Apr 03, 2019

    When PwC decided it was time to ready their 50,000-strong workforce for the digital revolution, the company knew it would be a huge undertaking. So to prepare for a tech-enabled future, PwC turned to tech-enabled education. "The plan was to build something for the entire workforce, degreed or n...

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    YOUEARNEDIT/HIGHGROUND NAMES PAUL PELLMAN CEO

    Apr 02, 2019

    YouEarnedIt/HighGround, the HR engagement, and performance SaaS company, today announced Paul Pellman as CEO of the combined organization effective immediately. YouEarnedIt's co-founder and former CEO Autumn Manning will become an external advisor and chief evangelist where she will continue sha...

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    UNPAID INTERN NOT AN 'EMPLOYEE' PROTECTED BY ANTI-BIAS LAWS

    Apr 02, 2019

    An unpaid hospital intern whose internship was terminated early was unable to establish she was an "employee" protected by Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act (ADEA), the 10th U.S. Circuit Court ...

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    GASLIGHTING WIDESPREAD IN THE UK WORKPLACE

    Apr 02, 2019

    More than half of people questioned in  research by HR software and services provider MHR claim they have experienced what they consider to be gaslighting at work. The Twitter poll of 3,033 people aged between 18 and 54 found that 58 percent of respondents have experienced what they consider to...

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    BRITISH WORKERS NOW ENTIRELY UNPRODUCTIVE, CLAIMS REPORT

    Apr 01, 2019

    The overwhelming majority of UK workers don’t do anything productive at all, according to a new report published today. The study of available research into the illnesses, injuries, distractions, wastes of time, procrastinations, productivity drains and paralyses that afflict British workers f...

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    APEX® HCM ROLLS OUT EMPLOYEE NAVIGATOR® INTEGRATION

    Apr 01, 2019

    Rosewell, GA.: Apex HCM, a payroll, timekeeping, and human capital management technology company announced the rollout of seamless product integration with employee benefits administration leader Employee Navigator. Both Apex HCM and Employee Navigator are each recognized as the fastest growing tech...

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    CHECKSTER INTRODUCES COLLECTIVE INTELLIGENCE PLATFORM FOR COMPANIES TO IMPROVE TALENT DECISIONS

    Apr 01, 2019

    Checkster, the provider of collective intelligence solutions to power talent decisions, today unveiled its new collective intelligence platform. The Checkster Platform taps into the power of collective human intelligence to give companies a consolidated, real-time view into the quality and fit of it...

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    BUCK EXPANDS ITS HR PORTFOLIO WITH NEW 'BUNDLED' SERVICE OFFERINGS

    Mar 29, 2019

    Buck, an integrated HR, and benefits consulting administration, and technology services firm, announced that it has expanded its HR portfolio by relaunching its administration outsourcing business in the U.S. to meet significant market demand for 'bundled' consulting and administration servi...

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    TPG CAPITAL ACQUIRES PAYROLL SOLUTIONS PROVIDER, ENTERTAINMENT PARTNERS

    Mar 28, 2019

    TPG Capital, the private investment firm that owns more than half of Creative Artists Agency, has acquired the payroll software powerhouse Entertainment Partners. Formerly employee-owned company, which provides payroll and other workforce management services including residuals calculations for clie...

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    TMP WORLDWIDE ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF TALENTBREW SELF SERVICE 2.0

    Mar 26, 2019

    TMP Worldwide announced it has launched TalentBrew Self Service 2.0. The platform will give users expanded capabilities to manage elements of their candidate-facing career site. TalentBrew Self Service puts the power into a customer's hands, providing the ability to edit key elements of their ca...

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    LABOR PUSHES TO CHANGE MINIMUM WAGE TO A 'LIVING WAGE'

    Mar 26, 2019

    Australia’s Labor Party is promising to change the current minimum wage to a more suitable “living wage” if it wins the next election. Brendan O’Connor, shadow employment minister, is leading reform efforts with a two-step strategy that focuses on low wage growth, an issue th...

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    STERLING UNVEILS NEW GLOBAL BRAND INITIATIVE AND APPOINTS JOSH PEIREZ AS CEO

    Mar 26, 2019

    Sterling announces the appointment of Josh Peirez to CEO. Peirez joined the company and its board in July 2018 and has been serving as co-CEO with founder William Greenblatt. Peirez formally assumes his new position on April 1, while Greenblatt will continue his role as Chairman of the Board of Dire...

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    'WINTER BLUES' CAN DRAG ON YEAR-ROUND FOR YOUNGER WORKERS

    Mar 26, 2019

    A dreary winter can leave workers feeling unenthusiastic and depressed during the season, but a new study suggests, the ‘winter blues’ can last well beyond the cold months for younger workers. More than half of employees under 30 (55%) report experiencing higher stress levels in the wint...

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    $180K FOR CRIME REPORTER WHO SUFFERED TRAUMA DURING WORK

    Mar 25, 2019

    An Australian court has ruled in favour of a journalist who sued her company for forcing her to cover years’ worth of traumatic events. The Victorian County Court awarded the woman, identified as “YZ” to protect her identity, $180,000 in compensation for suffering psychological inj...

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    AFTER DISNEY-FOX MERGER, THOUSANDS BRACE FOR MASSIVE JOB CUTS

    Mar 25, 2019

    After completing its US$71.3bn merger with 21st Century Fox, Disney is now allegedly planning to slash thousands of jobs to meet its cost-cutting goal by 2021. As part of the deal with Fox, Disney would reportedly take on 15,400 employees, while Fox would likely retain 7,000 of its current staff. Ho...

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    WORKER SPIKES COLLEAGUES WITH LSD BECAUSE THEY’RE 'TOO UPTIGHT'

    Mar 25, 2019

    No one expects all co-workers to get along – but a basic level of pleasantries should be the norm. Not so for one Enterprise Rent-A-Car employee who’s been accused of spiking his colleagues’ drinks with LSD. Why? Because he felt they were “too uptight, and they needed to have...

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    CANADA: WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO GET TALENT ON THE MOVE?

    Mar 25, 2019

    Like employers in many parts of the world, Canadian firms are finding it increasingly difficult to hire the talent they need. Talent mobility can help alleviate some of the talent crunch many employers face. A 2017 survey of industry leaders by IBM found that "55 percent of Canadian industry ex...

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    PRINCE HARRY’S ‘MODERN’ APPROACH TO FATHERHOOD HIGHLIGHTS HR FAILURE

    Mar 22, 2019

    Prince Harry will reportedly take a break from attending royal functions once the Duchess of Sussex gives birth to their first child. The royal plans to take time off similar to a two-week paternity leave. He believes “it’s a very modern ‘dad’ thing to do,” a source tol...

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    EMPLOYERS ENLISTED BY POLICE TO DETECT EXTREMISM IN WORKERS

    Mar 21, 2019

    Police forces are enlisting private sector companies for the first time to spot potential radicalisation and extremism in the workforce.  According to a report in the Financial Times (FT), UK counter terrorism police are working with companies in the retail, travel and entertainment sectors &nd...

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    TRAINEE EMERGENCY CALL OPERATOR RACIALLY DISCRIMINATED AGAINST DURING DRUG INVESTIGATION

    Mar 18, 2019

    A London tribunal has awarded more than £16,000 to a trainee emergency call operator after it unanimously ruled he had been racially discriminated against by his former employer during a drug investigation. Jerry Ogbonna was suspended without pay just five days into his employment with Partner...

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    GOVERNMENT REPORT SHOWS INCREASE IN NUMBER OF WORKERS BALANCING CARE COMMITMENTS

    Mar 18, 2019

    A new official report has highlighted the increasing number of people who are having to balance caring for family members with their own working commitments. Catherine Foot, the Director of Evidence for the Centre for Ageing Better, responded to these statistics by calling for legislation to promote...

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    EMPLOYEE VOLUNTEER TIME ISN'T COMPENSABLE, DOL SAYS

    Mar 18, 2019

    Employee participation in an employer's optional volunteer program is not considered hours worked under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) — even if the employer awards a bonus to certain participating employees — provided the program is charitable and voluntary, the U.S. Department...

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    SHAKE SHACK PILOTS FOUR-DAY WORK WEEK TO IMPROVE RETENTION

    Mar 18, 2019

    Shake Shack is testing a four-day work week in Las Vegas as part of its efforts to increase manager retention, CEO Randy Garutti said during the JPMorgan investment conference last Thursday. The company has also rolled out an equity program for general managers meant to help with turnover since it g...

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    PHILADELPHIA ASKS 3RD CIR. TO RESTORE SALARY HISTORY BAN

    Mar 18, 2019

    PHILADELPHIA – In what could serve as a test case for similar laws around the country, the city of Philadelphia asked the 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals Friday to restore its ordinance forbidding city employers from asking workers about their pay histories. The ban is the best answer to the...

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    S PASS HOLDERS GREW, WHILE EMPLOYMENT PASS HOLDERS CONTINUED TO SHRINK IN 2018

    Mar 15, 2019

    Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has released its Labour Market Report 2018, confirming preliminary estimates that the total employment as well as local employment grew, by 38,300 and 27,400 respectively, in 2018. Growth was also seen in S Pass holders by 11,100, across all sectors. The ...

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    FIRMS PRIORITISING EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE AND TOTAL REWARD PACKAGES TO ATTRACT TALENT, SAYS SURVEY

    Mar 15, 2019

    Growing numbers of employers are prioritising employee experience as a way to improve engagement, recruitment and retention, a survey of businesses has found. More than half of UK employers surveyed said they now actively defined and measured their employee value proposition (EVP) – a benchmar...

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    MIXED RESPONSE FROM BUSINESS AS GOVERNMENT REMOVES VISA RESTRICTIONS FOR PHDS

    Mar 15, 2019

    The decision to exempt PhD-level roles from the UK’s Tier 2 visa cap has been cautiously welcomed by experts, with many warning of persistent talent shortages in the wake of ongoing Brexit uncertainty. As part of a package of reforms announced in the Spring Statement earlier this week, chancel...

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    SCOTLAND ‘CAN LEAD THE WAY IN CREATING BETTER WORK FOR ALL’

    Mar 15, 2019

    Scotland has an unprecedented opportunity to set an agenda for fair work that will resonate across the United Kingdom and beyond, the CIPD Scotland Annual Conference in Edinburgh has heard. Opening the event, CIPD chief executive Peter Cheese (pictured above) said the country was leading the way in ...

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    GRADS ARE GETTING FEWER JOB OFFERS, BUT THEY'RE STILL SELECTIVE

    Mar 14, 2019

    Both job offer and acceptance rates for recent college grads were down in 2018, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers' (NACE) 2018 Recruiting Benchmarks Survey Report. Last year, an average of 40.5% of graduates who interviewed for a job received an offer, representing ...

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    MANAGERS SAY ROBOTS BEAT OUT HUMANS FOR HIGH-QUALITY WORK

    Mar 14, 2019

    Fifty-eight percent of managers in MindEdge and Skye Learning's second annual future of work survey said that robots and automated processes perform better than humans. Of the 1,000 managers interviewed, nearly half said they expect automation to take over more jobs in the next five years. Accor...

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    $15 FEDERAL MINIMUM-WAGE BILL MOVES FORWARD

    Mar 14, 2019

    A bill that would increase the federal minimum wage from $7.25 an hour to $15 an hour over the next six years is moving to a full House vote. The House Education and Labor Committee passed the Raise the Wage Act on March 6. Introduced by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va., the bill would also erase separate mi...

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    CHANCELLOR BRINGS FORWARD £700 MILLION APPRENTICESHIP REFORM PACKAGE

    Mar 14, 2019

    Chancellor of the exchequer Philip Hammond has brought forward changes to apprenticeship funding designed to help small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) invest in apprenticeships. In his spring statement yesterday, the chancellor said next month will see the amount SMEs are expected to contribute...

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    WHY DIDN’T EMPLOYMENT SCREEN REVEAL AURORA SHOOTER’S ASSAULT CONVICTION?

    Mar 14, 2019

    Many questions surfaced after an employee shot and killed five people in his Aurora, Ill., workplace as he was being fired. One concerns a common hiring practice: Why didn't the shooter's past felony conviction come to light during his pre-employment background screen? Gary Martin fatally sh...

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    6SENSE ANNOUNCES SALESFORCE PARDOT INTEGRATION FOR REVENUE TEAMS TO LAUNCH COMPREHENSIVE ABM PROGRAMS

    Mar 14, 2019

    6sense, a leading Account Based Orchestration Platform, powered by AI, extends its relationship with Salesforce to include an all-new integration with Pardot, Salesforce’s marketing automation solution. This integration combines marketing execution from Salesforce Pardot with the time-based pr...

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    WORLDATWORK AND MAIN DATA GROUP PARTNER TO OFFER MEMBERS ACCESS TO EXECUTIVE PAY MODULE

    Mar 13, 2019

    WorldatWork, the nonprofit professional association in compensation and total rewards, has launched a partnership with Main Data Group, a business unit of Pearl Meyer, to expand member benefits by offering limited, complimentary online access to view the Executive Pay module of Main Data Group's...

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    ZAYZOON RAISES $15 MILLION FOR ITS EARLY WAGES ON-DEMAND AND EMPLOYEE WELLNESS PROGRAM

    Mar 13, 2019

    ZayZoon, the provider of Wages On-Demand and employee financial payroll features, announced that it has raised $15 million, led by a consortium of institutional and private capital providers, including Prairie Merchant Corporation and Bluesky Equities Ltd. ZayZoon was founded with the mission of imp...

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    TMP WORLDWIDE NAMES DIANE EVANS AS VICE PRESIDENT OF HR

    Mar 13, 2019

    TMP Worldwide, a talent acquisition technologies, has welcomed Diane Evans as its new Vice President of Human Resources. As the company continues to experience rapid growth, it is making a significant investment in its HR department to better manage its people and foster the workforce culture which ...

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    CHARITY URGES BUSINESSES TO ‘RADICALLY RETHINK’ SUPPORT FOR AGEING WORKFORCE

    Mar 13, 2019

    Businesses need to radically rethink their approaches to supporting the next generation of workers as they grow older, to ensure they maintain a good quality of life and make the most of opportunities presented by longer working lives, according to a new charity report. The Centre for Ageing Better&...

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    EQUALITIES WATCHDOG LAUNCHES BBC EQUAL PAY INVESTIGATION

    Mar 13, 2019

    The UK’s equalities watchdog has launched an investigation into pay discrimination at the BBC, as it still does not believe the corporation is paying women equally. The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) has taken the decision to launch a formal investigation into the BBC following a ...

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    WOMAN WHO COULD NOT ACCESS EMAILS ABOUT REDUNDANCY WHILE ON MATERNITY LEAVE WAS NOT DISCRIMINATED AGAINST, RULES EAT

    Mar 12, 2019

    A woman on maternity leave was unfavourable treated, but not discriminated against, during a redundancy exercise after her employer sent an important email to an address she could not access, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) ruled. Emma Pease, who worked as a health trainer for South West Yorksh...

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    ONLY 9% OF SINGAPORE FIRMS HAVE A FEMALE CEO

    Mar 12, 2019

    Only 9% of Singapore businesses have a female CEO, according to a recent study. This lags behind the 21% of female CEOs found in ASEAN companies. However, it was found that almost nine in ten businesses (87%) surveyed have at least one woman on the senior management team — a slight increase of...

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    WORKERS ARE PESSIMISTIC ABOUT EMPLOYMENT PROSPECTS IN POST BREXIT ERA

    Mar 12, 2019

    A new report from Personal Group claims that British workers increasingly concerned with Brexit’s potential impact on their employment. The data suggests that with just one month to go, more than a third (34.25 percent) of UK residents believe that Brexit would affect their current employment ...

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    UK JOBS BOOM SET TO END AS FINANCE AND BUSINESS SECTORS LOSE CONFIDENCE

    Mar 12, 2019

    The boom in the UK jobs market is coming to an end just as the Brexit countdown reaches its final stages. According to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey, the national Outlook for the second quarter of 2019 has fallen to +4 percent, on a par with the weakest levels of confidence seen...

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    CANADA BOLSTERED BY STRONG JOB MARKET IN FEBRUARY

    Mar 11, 2019

    Canada is seeing a solid job market for the second month in a row as it generated 55,900 net new jobs (full-time) in February, according to Statistics Canada. In January, 66,800 net new positions opened. The February figures marked a two-month period of strong job creation last seen in the spring of...

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    PROPOSED FEDERAL OVERTIME RULE DOESN’T INCLUDE AUTOMATIC ADJUSTMENTS

    Mar 11, 2019

    Unlike the overtime rule that President Barack Obama's administration put forward in 2016, the Department of Labor's (DOL's) new proposal doesn't include automatic adjustments to the exempt salary threshold. Employers likely will be pleased that the DOL's current proposal doesn&#...

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    DRIVING FUTURE HR CHANGE

    Mar 11, 2019

    June 2017 was a landmark month for Cox Automotive, with the addition of two new companies to the wider group. However, it also meant it was time for a procedural overhaul, and most importantly a review of HR functions to better suit the new company structure. For Snezana Jankulovski, Group HR Direct...

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    RAMPANT HIRING BIAS PERSISTS IN THIS SECTOR

    Mar 11, 2019

    A year ago, China’s largest technology companies were lambasted for posting job ads seeking male employees by using “good-looking” female workers to try to lure coders. The giants scrubbed their posts in response. Yet the next generation of China’s tech superstar wannabes app...

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    HOME DEPOT TO HIRE 80K WORKERS USING PROPRIETARY TECH

    Mar 11, 2019

    The Home Depot will hire 80,000 associates for the spring season using new technology developed by its engineers, according to a press statement. The home improvement chain said the new technology will help recruiters move candidates faster into seasonal, part-time and full-time job openings in 2,00...

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    HOW ESTABLISHED COMPANIES CAN BEAT DISRUPTORS AT RECRUITING

    Mar 11, 2019

    Times are tough if you're a recruiter. The skills gap, ghosting applicants and confusing perks are making it hard to attract candidates, much less hire them en masse. But some legacy companies are asking more questions: How do established companies compete with market disruptors? Are the newest,...

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    FLSA OVERTIME RULE RESOURCES

    Mar 08, 2019

    The Department of Labor proposed on March 7, 2019, an increase in the salary-level threshold for white-collar exemptions to $35,308 per year from $23,660. If finalized, the proposal will result in the reclassification by employers of more than a million currently exempt workers as nonexempt and an i...

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    HOW TO FOSTER A DIGITAL WORKPLACE CULTURE

    Mar 08, 2019

    Investing in technology alone won’t translate into success in the Industry 4.0 era. Businesses in Australia first need to address the country’s looming skills gap, findings of a new study revealed. Amid Australia’s demand for 200,000 technology professionals by 2023, schools are pr...

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    LAWMAKERS PROPOSE ELIMINATING NATIONAL CAPS ON WORK-BASED GREEN CARDS

    Mar 08, 2019

    Legislation meant to clear backlogs for employment-based green cards would expedite the flow of high-skilled workers from countries such as India and China who face inordinately long waits, but it could lengthen wait times for immigrant workers from other countries. Companion bills have been put for...

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    HOW EQUAL IS THE NZ WORKFORCE?

    Mar 08, 2019

    This year's International Women’s Day called for a gender-balanced world, particularly in the workplace. To that end, Stats NZ have looked at what the facts and figures indicate about the present situation. The research found women now make up almost half the paid workforce (48% of the tot...

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    GOING CASUAL? GOLDMAN SACHS SWITCHES TO FLEXIBLE DRESS CODE

    Mar 08, 2019

    Suit and tie? Denim jeans? Tracksuit? Goldman Sachs bankers now have more options of what to wear to work after the company announced an update to its dress code. In an internal memo, Goldman Sachs said it would allow staff to choose what they want to wear to work as long as they “exercise goo...

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    PUBLIC SECTOR ORGANISATIONS CONTINUE TO LEAD THE WAY IN FLEXIBLE WORKING, CLAIMS REPORT

    Mar 07, 2019

    A new report published by Softworks (registration) claims that Public Sector organisations continue to lead the way in flexible working with an extensive range of flexible working options available to employees. The most popular flexible working option is part-time working with 94 percent of public ...

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    RAILWAY WORKER WAS NOT ENTITLED TO 20-MINUTE BREAKS, COURT OF APPEAL RULES

    Mar 07, 2019

    The Court of Appeal has unanimously ruled against a railway signal box worker who claimed his inability to take an uninterrupted break at work amounted to a breach of his rights. Under Working Time Regulations (WTR) 1998, adult workers are entitled to a rest break after six hours’ work. The de...

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    UPCOMING INTRODUCTION OF IR35 TO PRIVATE SECTOR IS ‘MYOPIC’, SAY CRITICS

    Mar 07, 2019

    The government has launched a consultation on the extension of IR35 tax rules to the private sector, sparking an influx of criticism of what campaign groups have described as  “suffocating” reforms. Under the government’s planned reforms, private sector employers of contractor...

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    RIZING TO A NEW HCM CHALLENGE

    Mar 07, 2019

    Since its foundation in 2015, Synchrony Global had marked itself out as an innovative organisation on the HR landscape. With a focus on solutions that aimed to provide best practice cloud processes, innovative technology and robust operational services, it was a company that catered for the entire e...

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    BUILDING A MORE CONNECTED WORKFORCE

    Mar 07, 2019

    ‘Connectedness’ is sometimes seen as a soft metric by HR managers. We’ve all taken part in team-building activities that are inspiring on the day but immediately fade when employees return to the daily grind. As a result, managers are discouraged from investing in projects that don...

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    DOL WILL PROPOSE LIMITING JOINT-EMPLOYER OVERTIME LIABILITY

    Mar 06, 2019

    The Department of Labor (DOL) has sent to the White House for review a proposed rule that would narrow the definition of a joint employer under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). While the rule hasn't been made available to the public yet, White House review usually indicates that the proposal...

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    VIRGIN ATLANTIC WANTS FLIGHT CREW UNIFORM TO 'REFLECT' PERSONAL STYLE

    Mar 06, 2019

    Virgin Atlantic will no longer require flight attendants to wear makeup to work after the British airline introduced several key changes to the standard uniform for its cabin crew. Aside from optional cosmetics, the company will also allow female attendants to wear trousers as an alternative to skir...

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    HOW SHOULD HR RESPOND TO 'EMOTIONALLY CHARGED' SITUATIONS?

    Mar 06, 2019

    Learning the skills to respond to emotionally charged situations is crucial for today’s managers, according to Marcela Slepica, clinical services manager at AccessEAP. Indeed, challenging behaviours in the workplace come in many forms, and occur where one individual’s actions or behaviou...

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    MENTAL HEALTH GROUP OFFERS UP EXTRA RESOURCES

    Mar 06, 2019

    A new mental health resource is now available to help employers and managers understand how they can properly address mental health issues in the workplace. Mental Health Works (MHW), a national social enterprise by the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA), has released a free resource to help ...

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    DIRECTIVE RANKS #1 IN CLUTCH’S TOP B2B MARKETING SERVICE PROVIDERS

    Mar 06, 2019

    Directive, the leading B2B and enterprise search marketing agency, has recently been honored as the number one B2B marketing and advertising service provider in Los Angeles, according to Clutch. Clutch is a B2B research, ratings and reviews site that identifies leading IT and marketing service provi...

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    FOSWAY GROUP RECOGNIZES SKILLSOFT AS A CORE LEADER FOR THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE YEAR IN THE 2019 9-GRID™ FOR DIGITAL LEARNING

    Mar 05, 2019

    Skillsoft, a global leader in corporate learning, announced today that Fosway Group has recognized Skillsoft as a Core Leader for the third year in a row in the 2019 9-Grid™ for Digital Learning. Skillsoft’s solidified position as a Core Leader is attributed to its continued innovation a...

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    FAST-FOOD CREW QUITS EN MASSE AND POSTS 'WARNING' TO CUSTOMERS

    Mar 05, 2019

    Workers at a US fast-food store quit their jobs en masse to protest a wave of layoffs and pay cuts that would purportedly hit following a recent ownership change. Staff working at the Circleville, Ohio branch of the drive-in fast-food chain Sonic walked out of the restaurant, leaving a handwritten n...

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    VR TOOL USES VIRTUAL HUMANS FOR SOFT SKILLS TRAINING

    Mar 05, 2019

    Virtual reality meets soft skills training in a new "virtual human technology" tool announced last week by business solutions firm Talespin. The company said its VR soft skills training tool helps staffers participate in real-world situations via a "a safe, repeatable learning environ...

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    EEO-1 PAY DATA COLLECTION REQUIREMENTS BACK IN EFFECT

    Mar 05, 2019

    A federal district court judge has put EEO-1 pay data collection requirements back in effect, potentially just 12 weeks before employers' submissions are due (National Women's Law Center v. Office of Management and Budget, No. 17-cv-2458 (D.D.C. March 4, 2019)). The U.S. Equal Employment Opp...

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    7-ELEVEN'S FRANCHISE AGREEMENT CAN'T DICTATE CONTRACTOR STATUS, 9TH CIRCUIT SAYS

    Mar 05, 2019

    A trial court incorrectly focused on a franchise agreement between 7-Eleven and its franchisees when it considered a claim involving misclassification; instead, it should have considered the allegations regarding 7-Eleven's actual control, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals said, vacating the...

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    VODAFONE INTRODUCES A NEW GLOBAL HR POLICY AIMED AT SUPPORTING DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND ABUSE VICTIMS

    Mar 05, 2019

    Vodafone launches a new HR policy, as part of a global initiative aimed at providing specific support to victims of domestic violence and abuse in all 25 countries, where the group is present, including Romania. According to the new policy, employees globally will have access to support and speciali...

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    HOW IBM WATSON OPENSCALE COULD DRIVE AI ADOPTION IN HUMAN RESOURCES

    Mar 05, 2019

    IBM Watson has always been recognized as a pioneer in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) space. Conceptualized way back in 2011, as a simple question and answer engine, Watson has come a long way. IBM Watson now includes a vast suite of products, helping technology innovators in several industries ado...

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    DOL ANNOUNCES LOTTERY FOR H-2B PROCESSING

    Mar 04, 2019

    Employers that want to hire seasonal guest workers with H-2B visas will now have to go through at least two separate lotteries to employ them. Beginning July 3, the Department of Labor (DOL) will change its procedures for processing H-2B applications for labor certification. Visa applications will b...

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    MORE THAN 100 HOUSE DEMOCRATS UNVEIL MEDICARE-FOR-ALL PLAN

    Mar 04, 2019

    Democrats unveiled a new Medicare for All Act of 2019 on Feb. 27, with 107 initial House co-sponsors. The bill would provide government--funded health insurance to every American and only allow employers to sponsor supplemental health care plans. While the measure has slim chance of being enacted gi...

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    SMALL WORKPLACE THEFTS ADD UP TO BIG LOSSES

    Mar 04, 2019

    Corporations don't have feelings." "No one got hurt." "If my company's going to cut my benefits, it owes me." Those are among the excuses, workplace experts say, that employees use to justify stealing things from their employers—a practice whose frequency has n...

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    INTELLIGENT HR AUTOMATION: IMPORTANCE AND HOW TO GET STARTED

    Mar 04, 2019

    Human Resource management has been constantly evolving over the last few decades. With various technological advances, the focus has changed from personnel management to strategic Human Resource planning. In fact, according to Career Builder, 72% of employers expect Human Resource management to beco...

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    SHOULD HR CONSIDER A 4-DAY WORKWEEK?

    Mar 01, 2019

    Across industries, HR's hurdles pile up like an unchecked inbox. Tasked with fighting employee burnout and high turnover, championing gender parity and diversity, recruiting skilled workers and more, HR and talent professionals have a lot to fit into the workweek. But what if shortening the work...

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    IS THIS THE KEY TO COLLABORATIVE HR

    Mar 01, 2019

    The road to HR transformation success is hardly a straight one. The good: KPMG found that three out of four global organisations that went through it were actually successful, for example in moving to a cloud-based HR technology. About 72% of those companies managed to change operating models a...

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    HR EXPERTS SHARE THE SKILLS THEY SAY EMPLOYEES WILL MOST NEED IN THE FUTURE

    Mar 01, 2019

    As the future of work changes, it's more important than ever for employees to make sure they have the skills required to keep up. That was the message this week from People Matters TechHR 2019, Asia's largest human resources conference. The remarks out of that Singapore event form part ...

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    DEPUTY SECRETARY OF MOM APPOINTED AS CEO FOR CPF BOARD

    Mar 01, 2019

    Effective 1 April 2019, Augustin Lee, currently Deputy Secretary of the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), will succeed Ng Chee Peng as the Chief Executive Officer of the Central Provident Fund Board (CPF Board). Ng will be leaving the Singapore Public Service on the same date after 30 years of service. He...

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    UPWORK REVENUE UP 23% IN Q4

    Mar 01, 2019

    Online staffing provider Upwork Inc. (NASD: UPWK) reported fourth-quarter revenue rose 23.0% year over year to $67.3 million. The Mountain View, Calif.-based firm went public in October. The company noted that gross services volume — the total amount of business transacted through Upwork&rsquo...

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    BOOST YOUR INBOUND AND OUTBOUND RECRUITING WITH CONVERSATIONS

    Feb 28, 2019

    As I prepared to write this article the first thing I did was go to Google and search for terms such as “inbound recruiting” and “outbound recruiting” to see if the topic that I wanted to cover had already been covered (it hasn’t, phew). And of course there is plenty of...

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    GAMIFICATION AT WORK CAN GO VERY WRONG

    Feb 28, 2019

    Gamification is becoming known as a valuable technique that can change behavior and incentivize higher productivity, but HR managers should know that gamifying the workplace only succeeds when the game is thoughtfully designed to create many winners. Introducing the mechanics of game-playing&md...

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    12 WAYS TO KEEP UP WITH HR INNOVATIONS

    Feb 28, 2019

    Many companies, especially larger ones with established processes, live by the adage, "If it's not broken, don't fix it." Once you've found a method that works, it's easy to fall into a routine and stop questioning whether there is a better, more efficient way to do things....

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    A CULTURE OF SAFETY: HOW HR CAN PARTNER WITH IT TO IMPROVE CYBERSECURITY

    Feb 28, 2019

    Cyberattacks have been a risk for businesses since the dawn of computer technology. As hackers have become more advanced, however, their ability to reach and potentially misuse employee data has created an unprecedented risk in today’s workplaces. As of Q2 2018, on report showed a 47% increase...

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    COMMUNICATION SKILLS TRUMP EXPERIENCE AS QUALITY EMPLOYERS LOOK FOR IN CANDIDATES

    Feb 28, 2019

    New research from The University of Law Business School has analysed over 700 keywords from the job specifications of 30 common business roles (across three popular job sites), to reveal what employers are looking for from candidates. The research highlights the crossover in skills and requirements ...

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    NEARLY TWO CRORE JOBS IN THE LAST 16 MONTHS

    Feb 28, 2019

    According to the payroll data of Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), about two crore jobs were created in the last 16 months. The ESIC data is one of payroll numbers released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) in its reports based on people joining various social security schemes ...

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    WIPRO TO MOVE 350 EMPLOYEES TO ALIGHT

    Feb 28, 2019

    Wipro is moving its business to Illinois-based Alight Solutions after divesting about $110 Mn from Workday and Cornerstone OnDemand. The divestment from Workday and Cornerstone OnDemand would mean that 350 employees currently engaged in Workday and Cornerstone OnDemand functions would be absorb...

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    WHAT ONLINE REVIEWS REALLY SAY ABOUT YOUR

    Feb 27, 2019

    These days, online reviews are a natural part of our decision-making process. Whatever we do, we frequently go online to find out what other people are saying before committing to a decision. This is especially true for my wife and me as we prepare for the impending arrival of our first child. With ...

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    MILLENNIALS, HIGHER INCOMES TO BOOST CONSUMPTION IN 10 YEARS: REPORT

    Feb 27, 2019

    India’s domestic consumption in the last 10 years multiplied 3.5 times in the last decade from Rs. 31 Tn to Rs. 110 Tn. By 2028, this consumption level is expected to go up to Rs. 335 Tn, according to a report jointly issued by the Boston Consulting Group and Retailers Association of India.&nb...

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    HR TRENDS THAT WILL DOMINATE INDIAN JOBS LANDSCAPE THIS YEAR

    Feb 27, 2019

    Shine.com has revealed its latest report mapping key HR trends that will dominate the Indian jobs landscape in 2019. Conducted across multiple corporate sectors and government departments, with a major share of respondents with over 15 years of experience in the HR domain, the survey urged HR profes...

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    CAPGEMINI TAPS INTO INDIA’S SENIOR TALENT POOL

    Feb 27, 2019

    Boosting the senior talent pool is on Capgemini’s mind. As the French IT services giant gears up to build up its expertise in emerging tech across India, the company is looking forward to expanding their talent pool from India. To that end, Capgemini hired Nisheeth Srivastava as the Chief...

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    HOW HR CAN INCREASE WOMEN’S ACCESS TO CRITICAL STRETCH OPPORTUNITIES

    Feb 27, 2019

    Imagine you could read the minds of 70 CHROs and business leaders to glean their most urgent HR priority today. What do you think it would be? The Institute for Human Resource Professionals recently found out in its survey of the top 2019 HR initiatives. When researchers queried the leaders on ...

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    THE TOP SKILLS THAT EMPLOYERS VALUE MOST NOW

    Feb 26, 2019

    New research from The University of Law Business School has analysed over 700 keywords from the job specifications of 30 common business roles (across three popular job sites*), to reveal exactly what employers are looking for from candidates. The research highlights the crossover in skills and requ...

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    THREE WAYS TO ENSURE HR PROCESSES MOTIVATE AND SERVE EMPLOYEES, NOT JUST HR

    Feb 26, 2019

    Employee motivation is mission-critical for any organization, from startups to well-established companies. Motivated employees tend to align the company’s purpose with their own, demonstrate more innovative problem-solving and drive more impact. I’ve learned that if your organization isn...

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    IS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE THE FUTURE FOR RECRUITMENT

    Feb 25, 2019

    The cost and time savings that AI can offer is significant, however, employers need to be aware of potential teething problems.  AI recruitment tools could hold some risks regarding the candidate’s right to privacy. With the new GDPR laws coming in to play from 25 May 2018, the reputation...

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    WORKPLACE PASSPORT OFFERS SUPPORT NEEDED BY DISABLED PEOPLE

    Feb 25, 2019

    The TUC and the GMB have launched a new disability passport to help the nearly 1 million (946,010) disabled people who fall out of work or switch employers each year to get the support they need. Disabled people can leave their jobs for many reasons. One preventable reason is when employers fail to ...

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    GROWTH OF FLEXIBLE WORKING LOCATIONS IN LONDON IS LOWERING THE COSTS OF OFFICE SPACE

    Feb 25, 2019

    There is a boom in the number of new flexible working locations opening in Central London, which has seen a growth of 42 percent year-on-year. According to the new report by Office Freedom this growth is driving ever more competitive rates and lowering the cost of all kinds of office spaces within t...

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    ADMINISTERING A 401(K) PLAN: WHO DOES WHAT

    Feb 25, 2019

    Administering a workplace retirement plan requires the effort of many players with different responsibilities, but by far the greatest obligation is the employer's fiduciary duty as the sponsor of the plan. Plan sponsors are sometimes unaware of their responsibilities as fiduciaries, particularl...

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    SPATIAL MISMATCH' HURTS EMPLOYERS, APPLICANTS IN MAJOR CITIES

    Feb 25, 2019

    "Spatial mismatch," when low-income job candidates live too far from open jobs to take them, is pervasive in major U.S. metro areas, according to the Urban Institute. After examining 2017 data from Snag, an online job board for hourly workers, the nonprofit found job listings outnumbered a...

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    WILL A NEW FEDERAL OVERTIME RULE HAVE MULTIPLE SALARY THRESHOLDS

    Feb 25, 2019

    The Department of Labor (DOL) is expected to propose a new federal overtime rule in March that will likely increase the salary threshold for the white-collar exemptions to overtime pay under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). In a 2018 regulatory agenda, the DOL indicated that it would make s...

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    PUTTING HUMANITY INTO HR COMPLIANCE: COMPASSIONATE EMPLOYEE BENEFITS ADMINISTRATION

    Feb 25, 2019

    Health, disability and retirement laws and plans have something in common: They can be frustratingly complex. Following them can be intense exercises in deciphering and interpreting many rules, words and numbers. But employees are guided by their hearts and instincts when they think about the c...

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    SHOULD EMPLOYERS STAY FRIENDLY WITH FORMER EMPLOYEES

    Feb 25, 2019

    This  is the second in a three-part series of articles on contacting former employees for business reasons. Today's article explores reasons that employers may want to maintain a positive relationship with workers post-employment. The first part discusses what to do with a returned paycheck...

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    SUPREME COURT VACATES PAY EQUITY CASE

    Feb 25, 2019

    A court decision prohibiting employers from paying women less because of their compensation history mirrored in several state laws has been overturned on a technicality. The Supreme Court vacated Rizo v. Yovino, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals' ruling that a person's previous compensat...

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    ONE-IN-THREE FIRMS PROVIDE ZERO TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT

    Feb 24, 2019

    The study, conducted by the innovation funding specialists, looked into how many UK businesses are offering workers dedicated time to work on upskilling, training and research and development, and how much time UK workers are investing in further education and new skills. Shockingly, the results fou...

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    CASEY FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES $2.4 MILLION FOR WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

    Feb 24, 2019

    The Annie E. Casey Foundation has announced grants totaling $2.4 million to organizations working to improve workforce development in Atlanta, Baltimore, Cleveland, and Syracuse. In partnership with the Ballmer Group, grants were awarded through the foundation's National Fund for Workforce Solut...

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    TO HAVE AND TO HOLD

    Feb 23, 2019

    Not many companies would boast about a 90 percent annual employee turnover rate, but it's a real point of pride at Kum & Go, a convenience store chain in the Midwest. Such enthusiasm is understandable, considering that two years ago the annual benchmark for hourly worker turnover was more th...

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    UNLOCK THAT PRODUCTIVITY, RECRUITERS

    Feb 22, 2019

    This might be an exaggeration, but only slightly: it feels like every single article and piece of research about recruiters over the last five years talks about how they should be this empowered, business-facing function … but they just can’t be, because they spend all their time on top...

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    GOOGLE SCRAPS MANDATORY EMPLOYMENT ARBITRATION AGREEMENTS

    Feb 22, 2019

    Google will no longer require workers to privately arbitrate employment-related claims instead of filing lawsuits in court, the company announced Feb. 21. Although federal law allows companies to require arbitration as a condition of employment, Google and other tech companies have faced significant...

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    MANAGERS BLAME COST OF ADJUSTMENTS FOR RELUCTANCE TO HIRE DISABLED WORKERS

    Feb 22, 2019

    Nearly a quarter (24 percent) of UK employers admit they would be less likely to hire someone with a disability, new data from disability charity Leonard Cheshire shows, and over two thirds (66 percent) of managers cite the cost of workplace adjustments as the barrier to employing a disabled person,...

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    NEW YORK CITY LAW FORBIDS HAIRSTYLE DISCRIMINATION

    Feb 21, 2019

    New York City this week is issuing the country's first-ever ban on employer policies and practices that discriminate against how black people wear their hair. Guidelines from the New York City Commission on Human Rights state that while employers can impose requirements around maintaining a work...

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    WORKFORCE RECRUITMENT: SIOUX FALLS' BIG EMPLOYERS JOIN FORCES TO FIND SPOUSES JOBS

    Feb 21, 2019

    A group of Sioux Falls’ largest employers are working together to make it easier for new hires to move to the city with their families. Created by a top recruiter at Sanford Health, the Employer Consortium brings together local banks, nonprofits and government agencies to find a job for t...

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    HOW MUCH PARENTAL LEAVE IS TOO MUCH

    Feb 21, 2019

    The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation recently announced that, effective later this year, it will halve the amount of paid parental leave it offers employees, reducing it from 52 weeks to 26 weeks. The reduction raises the questions: How much parental leave is enough, and how much may be too much?...

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    20 UNIQUE IDEAS FOR FINDING TALENT

    Feb 21, 2019

    Trevor Gile repurposes washed-out car salespeople as sales have cooled and trains them to become repair advisors in the over-stressed service departments of his family's two Motorcars of Cleveland dealerships in Ohio. Providence St. Joseph Health System CEO Rod Hochman spearheaded creation of an...

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    4 WAYS TO HIRE MORE PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES

    Feb 21, 2019

    As companies face a war for talent and a lack of qualified workers in many fields, individuals with disabilities are being recognized as a source of engaged, committed employees. According to the 2017 Disability Statistics Annual Report from the Institute on Disability, nearly 1 in 8 people in the U...

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    THE BP RETURNSHIP PROGRAM IS BACK WITH A 9-MONTH SPAN

    Feb 21, 2019

    The Mom Project and BP announced the return of the BP Returnship Program, which gives women and men who go out on extended family or personal leave the professional development and engagement support they need to reenter the workforce. The program returns after a successful 2017 pilot program, the s...

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    HOW TO ACE YOUR NEXT RECRUITING RFP

    Feb 20, 2019

    Your company is growing and there is an urgent need to reduce time-to-hire. A decision has been made to engage an external talent acquisition firm and your team is tasked with creating the RFP. Vendor responses are needed quickly and the pressure is on to meet with key project stakeholders to define...

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    HR IS OVERWHELMINGLY WHITE AND FEMALE, DATA INDICATES

    Feb 20, 2019

    Seventy-one percent of HR professionals are female, according to Namely's HR Careers Report. The HR platform for mid-sized companies said its 2018 Workplace Diversity Report revealed women represented 67% of the HR workforce. The company said it used its database of over 1,000 companies and 200,...

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    NYC BANS EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION BASED ON HAIRSTYLE

    Feb 20, 2019

    The New York City Commission on Human Rights issued enforcement guidance this week that prohibits employers from punishing, demoting, firing or taking other adverse actions against workers who wear their hair in styles reflecting their culture. The guidance, while applicable broadly, particularly ac...

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    IN EMPLOYER-EDUCATOR PARTNERSHIPS, DON'T OVERLOOK THE LEARNERS

    Feb 19, 2019

    Universities and business are increasingly partnering to upskill and "right skill" today's talent. These collaborations are attractive to stakeholders because they can offer an avenue to a degree, a chance to realign skills with the demands of today’s workplace and provide a sour...

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    VR FORKLIFT TRAINING HELPS DRIVERS SECURE MORE JOBS, STAFFING FIRM SAYS

    Feb 19, 2019

    Staffing firm Hamilton-Ryker has employed virtual reality (VR) forklifts as a part of its newest division, TalentGro. Available to both temporary employees and clients' direct employees, the mobile VR Forklifts are located in Kentucky, Mississippi and Tennessee but can be transported anywhere.&n...

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    PRODUCTIVITY ONLY A PRIORITY FOR A THIRD OF EMPLOYERS AS SKILLS SHORTAGES PERSIST

    Feb 19, 2019

    Despite its importance to the economy, productivity is only a priority for 36 percent of employers and only half (50 percent) use the term when discussing organisational performance according to the latest Labour Market Outlook from the CIPD and the Adecco Group. And LMO data suggests that employers...

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    CYBERSECURITY ASSOCIATION ROLLS OUT FREE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM FOR MEMBERS

    Feb 19, 2019

    To help address a global shortage of cybersecurity talent, (ISC)², a nonprofit member association of certified cybersecurity professionals, announced last week the creation of its Professional Development Institute (PDI). PDI will help professionals grow their skills and abilities with access t...

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    BEFORE YOU GET STARTED WITH CONVERSATIONAL RECRUITING, READ THIS

    Feb 19, 2019

    Candidates’ demands are at an all-time high. Talent today expects a quick and easy application process, immediate company information, and consistent communication throughout their journey. For recruiters in a time when the US unemployment rate is at 3.9% (the lowest it’s been in ov...

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    HOW HIRING LEADERS NAVIGATE THE 4 DIMENSIONS OF FINDING TALENT

    Feb 19, 2019

    Today's recruitment professional has little resemblance to those of just a few years ago. Hiring for qualifications and experience alone is no longer enough in a disruptive market; hiring professionals now must be part detective, part analyst, as they assess worker background and traits associat...

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    EMPOWER EMPLOYEES TO MAKE THINGS HAPPEN

    Feb 16, 2019

    Kate Gebo, a 20-year veteran of United Airlines, became the Chicago-based company's executive vice president of human resources a few months after what she refers to as "the Dr. Dao incident." Anybody who was near a TV or the Internet at the time remembers the incident: Dr. David Dao, ...

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    PAY TRANSPARENCY: A NEW TOOL TO BOOST EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

    Feb 15, 2019

    For many companies, discussing salaries has always been taboo. Some firms even required new hires to sign an agreement swearing they wouldn’t disclose their pay to co-workers. This “loose lips sink ships” approach is largely illegal, of course: Employees are generally free to ...

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    PAPA JOHN'S SERVES UP COLLEGE TUITION BENEFIT TO EMPLOYEES OF PIZZA CHAIN

    Feb 15, 2019

    Papa John's is making a special delivery for its employees: free college tuition. The Louisville, Kentucky-headquartered pizza chain is offering to pay 100 percent of tuition for undergraduate and graduate online degree programs for its 20,000 employees. This added benefit  could ...

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    A SENSE OF BELONGING IS CRUCIAL FACTOR FOR EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

    Feb 15, 2019

    A sense of belonging is just as important an employee retention tool as good pay and benefits, a new academic paper has found.  In his paper Creating a committed workforce: Using social exchange and social identity to enhance psychological attachment within an ever-changing workplace, Dr Ali Fe...

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    SALARY NEGOTIATIONS ARE THE NEW NORMAL FOR MOST JOB SEEKERS

    Feb 15, 2019

    New research from Robert Half found that 55% of professionals tried negotiating a higher salary with their last job offer, a 16-point increase from a similar survey released in 2018. The global staffing firm said the latest survey results suggest that today’s job seekers have more confidence i...

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    GREEN COMPANIES MAKE THE GREENEST PASTURES, REPORT SAYS

    Feb 15, 2019

    Almost three-quarters of employees said they would be more likely to work for a company with a green footprint, according to a new Swytch survey of 1,000 U.S. workers. A little less than half of respondents would accept a smaller salary to work for a environmentally friendly and socially respon...

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    FLEXIBLE WORK OPTIONS IMPROVE RELATIONSHIPS, SELF-CARE, WORKERS SAY

    Feb 15, 2019

    Nearly 100% of respondents said flexible work options could help them with their mental health issues, according to a new survey from FlexJobs on how flexible work options impact workers' lives and relationships. The survey revealed most people believe flexible work to yield improvements to...

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    CONGRESS CONSIDERS NATIONWIDE BAN ON SALARY-HISTORY QUESTIONS

    Feb 15, 2019

    The proposed Paycheck Fairness Act would prohibit employers nationwide from asking job applicants about their salary history and require employers to prove that pay disparities between men and women are job-related.

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    EMPLOYERS UNSURE OF OPIOIDS' PREVALENCE IN THEIR WORKFORCES

    Feb 14, 2019

    Almost half of employers (42%) are unsure of the prevalence of prescription drug addiction and substance abuse within their organizations, according to a report from the International Foundation of Employee Benefit Plans. Employers may gain insight as to the extent of opioid abuse in their work...

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    WEED AT WORK: MUST EMPLOYERS ACCOMMODATE MEDICAL USE

    Feb 13, 2019

    A majority of states now permit medical marijuana use, and federal law may not always pre-empt state laws when it comes to their impact on the employment relationship. As employees increasingly turn to cannabis as a treatment option for various health conditions, employers must examine whether their...

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    SHRM-BACKED BILL WOULD GIVE A TAX BREAK FOR STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT AID

    Feb 13, 2019

    In February, lawmakers reintroduced legislation that would make the money employers give workers to repay their student loans tax-exempt. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) backs The Employer Participation in Repayment Act (H.R. 1043), which is co-sponsored by a bipartisan group o...

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    SHRM-BACKED BILL WOULD GIVE A TAX BREAK FOR STUDENT LOAN REPAYMENT AID

    Feb 13, 2019

    In February, lawmakers reintroduced legislation that would make the money employers give workers to repay their student loans tax-exempt. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) backs The Employer Participation in Repayment Act (H.R. 1043), which is co-sponsored by a bipartisan group o...

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    THESE FEDERAL AND STATE TRENDS MAY PROMPT HANDBOOK UPDATES IN 2019

    Feb 12, 2019

    By now, many businesses have updated their employee handbooks to reflect 2018 changes and new laws that took effect Jan. 1. But keeping policies and practices up-to-date is a continuous process. Here are some key issues that employers should monitor in 2019 that may prompt additional revisions to th...

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    TECH ADVICE FOR HR DEPARTMENTS OF ONE

    Feb 12, 2019

    HR departments of one, in which a single person manages all aspects of a company's HR processes, are often the first to say they need some kind of technology to do their jobs. However, many also say their business's owners typically hate to spend money on HR—and that's why the HR p...

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    RECRUITING INNOVATION: PROGRAMMATIC ADVERTISING AND MARKETING AUTOMATION

    Feb 12, 2019

    The days of post and pray are coming to an end.  Talent Acquisition and Recruitment Marketing are finally embracing a new set of tools in order to advertise their jobs more effectively and efficiently.  The change that is going to make the largest impact on our marketing is going to be pro...

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    PAYSCALE: EMPLOYERS TO OFFER MODEST RAISES DESPITE TALENT SHORTAGE

    Feb 12, 2019

    Employers said their biggest challenge this year is hiring top talent, but they're still not expected to offer significant wage increases to attract candidates, according to a PayScale poll of more than 7,000 HR managers and senior executives. In the 2019 Compensation Best Practices Report, resp...

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    ENERGY SECTOR MAY FACE IMPENDING TALENT EMERGENCY

    Feb 12, 2019

    Nearly half of oil and gas professionals said they're concerned about an impending talent emergency according to Airswift's Global Energy Talent Index. Almost as many, 40%, said they believe the industry is already in the grips of a talent crisis; another 28% said it will become a reality wi...

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    HOW CAN HR HELP WORKERS GRAPPLE WITH THE DEATH OF A COLLEAGUE

    Feb 12, 2019

    When SurveyMonkey's then-CEO Dave Goldberg died suddenly in May 2015, the company he left behind faced tremendous grief,  Chief People Officer Becky Cantieri recalled. "As an organization of more than 650 people at the time, we suffered a pretty significant loss," she told HR Dive...

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    IN KANSAS CITY, 500 AREA EMPLOYERS TALK TALENT STRATEGY

    Feb 12, 2019

    A Kansas City recruitment initiative, TeamKC, held its second annual summit addressing the talent shortage challenge that the more than 500 area employers in attendance face. The summit included presentations from national talent leadership, conversations on innovative approaches to attract and...

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    PUTTING HUMANITY INTO HR COMPLIANCE: TRY SECOND-CHANCE EMPLOYMENT

    Feb 11, 2019

    As a management-side employment lawyer, I observed firsthand the obstacles faced by job applicants with criminal pasts. Whether or not employers ask applicants to "check the box" on application forms to indicate they have a criminal history, a great many employers conduct criminal-backgrou...

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    EMPOWER THE DISABLED WORKFORCE TO FILL THE TALENT GAP

    Feb 11, 2019

    A caveat to the title; “with a few adjustments.”  I didn’t want this to be about another “Diversity and Inclusion” initiative and how it benefits companies and contributes to the bottom line (it does).  The benefits of having a diverse and inclusive workforce ...

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    D&I TECH SOLUTIONS ARE A $100M GLOBAL INDUSTRY

    Feb 11, 2019

    The market for diversity and inclusion (D&I) tech solutions is rapidly expanding, according to a report by Mercer and RedThread Research, a human capital research and advisory firm. The two companies gathered responses from 105 D&I technology vendors for an analysis of a market with an estim...

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    RECESSION OR NOT, HR CAN TAKE STEPS TO PREPARE FOR A DOWNTURN

    Feb 11, 2019

    Economists are divided on the question of whether the U.S. economy is headed for a period of contraction — a downturn, in other words. According to a The Wall Street Journal poll, only 4.3% predicted a recession will take place in 2019, though nearly half (45.7%) expect such an event to occur ...

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    BACKGROUND CHECK DISCLOSURE FORMS MUST BE CLEAR, STANDALONE

    Feb 08, 2019

    The United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit made clear that a prospective employer violates the standalone requirement of the federal Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) by including extra material, such as state disclosure requirements, that goes beyond basic and clear authorization langu...

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    A RECORD NUMBER OF CEOS STEPPED DOWN IN JANUARY

    Feb 08, 2019

    The heads of U.S.-based companies left their posts in record numbers last month, according to a report from Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc. In January, 157 CEOs stepped down, a roughly 22% increase over December's 129 CEO departures and a 19% increase over the 132 company chiefs that left...

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    UNUM TO ALLOW WORKERS TO TRADE PTO FOR STUDENT DEBT RELIEF

    Feb 07, 2019

    Starting in 2020, Unum will offer a new student debt relief program for its employees that will allow them to trade up to five PTO days for a payment against student loans, the insurance company announced last week. Unum employees who opt in will receive the monetary value of the PTO days they trade...

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    SHRM: 83% OF EMPLOYERS STRUGGLED TO RECRUIT SUITABLE CANDIDATES IN PAST YEAR

    Feb 07, 2019

    With a wide and worsening skills gap to contend with, 83% of HR professionals said they struggled with recruiting suitable candidates in the past 12 months, according to a new research study by the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM). The study highlights the need to address staff training ...

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    HOW SHOULD HR SET THE STAGE FOR WORKPLACE INVESTIGATIONS

    Feb 07, 2019

    An employee has complained about a colleague's behavior. It's time to start an investigation into what happened. Where do you begin? Legal experts say you need to put employees at ease as you interview them, but you also need to move quickly and ask questions that drill down to the trut...

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    GETTING FRIDAYS OFF IN WINTER IS NOW A THING

    Feb 07, 2019

    Every Friday in the winter, if her clients don't have any pressing needs, Anne Sholley gets to leave work after lunch. While her friends are still slaving away in their offices, sometimes in the dark or during snowstorms, Ms. Sholley, the program director for Highview Creations, a company i...

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    MANTECH SELECTS SKILLSOFT TO ENHANCE EMPLOYEE CAREER DEVELOPMENT AND CUSTOMER SUPPORT

    Feb 07, 2019

    ManTech (Nasdaq: MANT) has chosen Skillsoft, a global leader in corporate learning, as its new corporate learning provider. Effective Friday, February 15, 2019, ManTech employees can connect with Skillsoft’s comprehensive online content library and intelligent learning experience platform, enh...

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    NEW RESEARCH PULLS BACK THE CURTAIN ON ENTERPRISE CONTENT MARKETING IN 2019

    Feb 07, 2019

    With thousands of employees, working across multiple brands, products lines, offices and silos, enterprise marketers face unique content marketing challenges, yet many are scoring wins year after year. That’s according to the findings in the Content Marketing Institute’s new research rep...

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    ONE-THIRD OF EMPLOYEES DON'T UNDERSTAND THEIR HEALTH BENEFITS

    Feb 06, 2019

    About one-third (35%) of employees either know nothing about or don't fully understand their healthcare coverage, while another 33% said they don't understand their medical bills, according to a survey by Maestro Health. The employee health and benefits company surveyed 1,000 consumers on th...

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    PENN FOSTER TARGETS 'MIDDLE-SKILL' EMPLOYEE TRAINING WITH ACQUISITION

    Feb 06, 2019

    Online learning provider Penn Foster acquired Georgia-based competitor Ashworth College Wednesday in a move Penn Foster said would further its goals of providing training opportunities to workers in "middle-skill" occupations. In an interview with HR Dive, Penn Foster CEO Frank Britt ...

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    CANNABIS INDUSTRY GROWTH MAY PUT PRESSURE ON RETAIL, HOSPITALITY EMPLOYERS

    Feb 05, 2019

    As the industry grows, the quick grab for talent in the cannabis industry may be pressuring other retail categories. With more than 1,500 job postings on Glassdoor in December of last year, the marijuana industry has seen a 76% increase in openings over a twelve-month period, the site noted in a rec...

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    OMAHA WINS TOP BILLING AS A HUB FOR YOUNG PROFESSIONALS

    Feb 05, 2019

    Omaha, Nebraska, been recognized recently as the fifth best city in the U.S., ranked by employee happiness, according to kununu. In response, the Greater Omaha Chamber is touting the city's other accolades it won the top slot on RealtyHop's 2018 list of best metro area for millennials and st...

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    IS A FEDERAL MINIMUM-WAGE HIKE GOOD FOR BUSINESS, OR DOES IT COST TOO MUCH

    Feb 05, 2019

    Congressional Democrats' recently announced plan to raise the federal minimum wage has reset the stage for an enduring argument: Do minimum-wage increases lead to more prosperity or fewer jobs for low-wage earners? Democrats in the House and Senate introduced legislation Jan. 16 that would gradu...

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    ACCENTURE SAYS IT RETRAINED 300K WORKERS IN 4 YEARS

    Feb 05, 2019

    In just the past four years, Accenture has retrained nearly 300,000 of its 469,000 global employees, according to Ellyn Shook, the company's chief leadership and human resources officer, who spoke on a Business Insider panel at the recent World Economic Forum meeting in Davos, Switzerland. ...

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    HOW TO COLLECT CONTINUOUS FEEDBACK

    Feb 04, 2019

    Over the last decade, many organizations have shifted from an annual performance-evaluation model to a continuous-feedback one. This transformation makes sense. Annual reviews are time-consuming, often focus on goals that are outdated or irrelevant, and yield results that may not correlate with empl...

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    HALF OF RETAIL, HOSPITALITY WORKERS STILL DEAL WITH PAPER SCHEDULES

    Feb 04, 2019

    More than half of hospitality and retail workers still depend on paper schedules posted in break rooms to determine their weekly shift assignments, according to a WorkJam study of more than 1,000 U.S. workers. "Miscommunication and scheduling inconsistencies deepen the disconnect between e...

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    I-9S REMAIN EMPLOYERS' BIGGEST HIRING COMPLIANCE CONCERN

    Feb 04, 2019

    An increase in Form I-9 audits has put the issue at the forefront of U.S. employers' hiring compliance concerns for 2019. U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) appears fully committed to ensuring that employers comply with I-9 employment eligibility verification requirements, which...

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    BUFFALO WILD WINGS TO PAY $30K AFTER REFUSING TO HIRE MALE BARTENDERS

    Feb 04, 2019

    R Wings R Wild, LLC, doing business as Buffalo Wild Wings, has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle sex discrimination charges made by three men who said they weren't hired because they are male. The U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) had sued the Little Rock, Arkansas, business...

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    MANDATORY WAGE REPORTING SHRINKS GENDER-BASED PAY GAPS, STUDY SHOWS

    Feb 01, 2019

    Government-mandated disclosures of pay disparities narrow the gender wage gap, according to research by Morten Bennedsen of the University of Copenhagen, Elena Simintzi of the University of North Carolina, Margarita Tsoutsoura of Cornell University and Daniel Wolfenzon of Columbia University. T...

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    RECRUITING NEURODIVERSITY: HOW DYSLEXIC AND AUTISTIC MINDS CAN MOVE YOUR BUSINESS FORWARD

    Feb 01, 2019

    A good friend from my home country of Scotland always struggled to keep up with his peers in school. But he also succeeded where most people would have failed. Early on in his career as an engineer, he designed and built a huge dome essentially a projection screen stretched over curved pieces o...

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    WINTER WEATHER TESTS EMPLOYERS' FLSA, SAFETY COMPLIANCE

    Feb 01, 2019

    Severe winter storms have been interrupting normal business operations, occasionally causing shutdowns, employee absences, shift changes, and also raising safety concerns. Labor and employment law firm Fisher Phillips said Wednesday that employers also should prepare for winter storms by brushing up...

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    H-1B VISA LOTTERY SYSTEM REVERSED

    Jan 31, 2019

    Organizations that want to hire workers who hold H-1B visas will have to use a new online registration system as anticipated under a just-released final rule—but not until 2020. Part of the rule will take effect this year, though: In the first round of selections, advanced-degree holders will ...

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    ORGANIZATIONAL CULTURE SHOULD PROMOTE A 'LEARN-IT-ALL' MESSAGE, MICROSOFT EXEC SAYS

    Jan 31, 2019

    Speaking on a Robert Half webinar panel last Tuesday, Jan. 29, Microsoft's Head of Global Talent Acquisition Chuck Edward advised HR professionals to approach organizational culture as a storytelling opportunity — one that illuminates the meaning behind their organizations' work and sh...

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    STARBUCKS GETS HIGH MARKS FOR EQUITY EFFORTS, BUT WORK REMAINS, REPORT SAYS

    Jan 31, 2019

    A new report assessing Starbucks' commitment to civil rights, equity and inclusion efforts concluded that the coffee store chain has made noteworthy progress, but that areas to improve remain. Starbucks went on an aggressive equity and diversity and inclusion (D&I) mission after a Philadelph...

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    HEALTHCARE JOBS ARE THE MOST IN-DEMAND THIS YEAR

    Jan 31, 2019

    The most in-demand jobs for 2019 are in the healthcare profession, according to a new report from CareerCast. At the top of the list are home health aides, with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting a 47% increase in home health jobs by 2024. The industry will seek to bring in more tha...

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    LABOR MARKET TIGHTENS, BUT 'ABRUPT' WAGE GROWTH UNLIKELY

    Jan 31, 2019

    Analyses of historical state wage-growth and unemployment data do not predict an abrupt jump in U.S. wage growth due to a tight labor market, according to a Jan. 14 economic letter published by the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. "We do not foresee a sharp pickup in wage growth nationall...

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    DATA ANALYTICS COULD BE AN HR BREAKTHROUGH FOR YOUR BUSINESS

    Jan 29, 2019

    Collaboration between HR and finance teams is being held back by short-term mindsets and entrenched cultural habits according to new research from Oracle. The company's new study, HR Moves Boldly into Advanced Analytics, was compiled using responses from 1,510 HR, finance and business profe...

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    HR + AI: ARE YOU PREPARED FOR THE FUTURE OF THE PEOPLE FUNCTION

    Jan 29, 2019

    As we head into 2019, it’s an apt time to consider the monumental changes coming to the people function. Digitization, impending automation and robotics have revolutionized how employers perceive HR – with tech at the forefront of every organizational agenda. And, whilst it’s ...

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    5 WAYS TO GET AHEAD IN HR

    Jan 29, 2019

    When it comes to helping other employees develop their workplace capabilities, get ahead in their careers and upskill their currently career toolkit, HR are the organisational function that help this process. However, what about when HR themselves want to upgrade and get ahead in the workplace? Who ...

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    ACCENTURE'S HR CHIEF SHARES WHAT THE COMPANY HAS LEARNED FROM RETRAINING NEARLY 300,000 EMPLOYEES

    Jan 29, 2019

    A major point of conversation at the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, this year concerned the future of work during a time of significant technological shifts in the developed world. At Business Insider's panel, both labor leaders and executives agreed that for co...

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    PROFESSIONALS IN CREATIVE AND MARKETING FIELDS WANT GROWTH

    Jan 29, 2019

    Almost half of professionals in creative and marketing industries said they believe advances in technology will create more opportunities for work in their fields, but 88% said keeping their skills current will prove difficult, according to a poll of 1,000 from the Creative Group and AIGA. When...

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    VALUABLE LAUNCHES DISABILITY INCLUSION CAMPAIGN AT WEF

    Jan 29, 2019

    The Valuable 500 campaign, launched at the World Economic Forum’s annual summit in Davos, Switzerland, will seek a commitment from 500 businesses to put diversity inclusion on their boards’ agendas for 2019. The campaign aims to challenge businesses that claim to be diverse, yet exclude ...

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    YOUNG WORKERS HARBOR MISCONCEPTIONS ABOUT OLDER COLLEAGUES

    Jan 29, 2019

    Young Americans' perceptions about age appear to go against research, according to Better with Age? How Young People See Seniors and the Aging Process, a recent poll conducted by the senior living referral service A Place for Mom. Of the 2,000 16- to 34-year-olds the company surveyed, 55% said t...

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    WHEN DO YOU NEED TO PAY A CANDIDATE FOR AN INTERVIEW

    Jan 29, 2019

    HR professionals know an interview can only reveal so much about an applicant. You can discuss a candidate's experience, but it can be difficult to assess the quality of an individual's work based on his or her resume or perspective. Consider the hiring process for a chef: If you're...

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    2019 WORKPLACE IMMIGRATION OUTLOOK INDICATES MORE OF THE SAME

    Jan 28, 2019

    The Trump administration's policies on employment-based immigration will continue to stymie organizations seeking to hire foreign national talent in 2019. The new year will likely be defined by: More technical interpretations of current policies, restricting eligibility for employment visas. Pro...

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    THE CASE FOR SOFT SKILLS

    Jan 28, 2019

    o land a job in a secure, lucrative leadership position, business school graduates once had to check off all the technical skill boxes. But these competencies are no longer enough to dazzle recruiters—and MBA students know it. Today, it's the soft skills that are much in demand. Harvard, Y...

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    REPRESENTATIVE POPULATION RECRUITING IN COLLEGE

    Jan 28, 2019

    Want to recruit better in college and university environments? Of course. We all do. That’s the next wave of talent for organizations, right? But most of the approaches that we’ve been using in university recruiting for the last 15-20 years are flawed, and social media has probably muddi...

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    7 MYTHS ABOUT DATA-DRIVEN RECRUITMENT

    Jan 25, 2019

    The hiring of successful people is still one of the most important factors for any company, no matter how small or large your company is. Most companies look at a candidate’s resume, perform aptitude tests, interview them, and much more, to make sure that they will make the correct hiring deci...

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    RECRUITERS, TRAINERS FIND NEW USES FOR VIRTUAL REALITY

    Jan 25, 2019

    When recruiting leaders at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) were looking to send a message to job candidates that the company was progressive and technology-savvy, they turned to virtual reality (VR). PwC's talent identification leader, Carly Williams, said the company began deploying VR headsets at...

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    OSHA ROLLS BACK ELECTRONIC RECORDKEEPING RULE

    Jan 25, 2019

    OSHA on Thursday released its final electronic recordkeeping rule and, as the agency proposed in July, large employers will not have to electronically submit details about their employees’ workplace injuries and illnesses. The rule was published to the Federal Register Friday and will take eff...

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    EMPLOYERS MUST HANDLE WORKFORCE DATA RESPONSIBLY TO WIN WORKERS' TRUST

    Jan 25, 2019

    Business leaders will need to make smarter use of workforce data to win employees' trust if they want to grow their organization's bottom line, Accenture Strategy concluded in "Decoding Organizational DNA," a global survey of 1,400 C-level executives and 10,000 workers. Accord...

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    ENGAGEMENT, DATA, BAD/GOOD MANAGERS, AND THE RECRUITING FUNCTION

    Jan 24, 2019

    Amy Leschke-Kahle, the VP of Performance Acceleration at The Marcus Buckingham Company (which was acquired by ADP in 2017), gave us some of her precious Milwaukee-area time (Go Bucks! Giannis!) to discuss issues of engagement and data. We wanted to come in hot on this one, so we led with a rather-di...

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    THE CAREER SITE METRICS EVERY HR TEAM NEEDS TO TRACK

    Jan 23, 2019

    Most HR teams aren’t tracking the basic metrics around their career site, and that’s a problem.  Marketers track their corporate websites through Google Analytics, Tag Manager, and a host of other tools to better understand buyer behavior and how to drive revenues.  Similarly, ...

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    ENGAGEMENT BEGINS BEFORE DAY ONE

    Jan 23, 2019

    Worker engagement begins at the recruitment phase, but few employers are meeting the needs of an engaged workforce, a new report from Allegis Group found. Following a survey of more than 1,000 employers and 7,000 workers and job seekers worldwide, Stepping Up: Workforce Practices That Raise the Bar ...

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    COMPANIES ARE INVESTING IN DIVERSITY, BUT MANY WORKERS DON'T REAP THE BENEFITS

    Jan 23, 2019

    About 98% of companies have a diversity program, but only a quarter of workers in diverse groups – women, people of color and people who identify as LGBTQ – aren't confirming any benefits from these programs, according to a new Boston Consulting Group (BCG) report, Fixing the Flawed ...

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    THE STORY OF HR TECH AND ITS CHANGING NATURE

    Jan 22, 2019

    The growing relevance of the HR function in recent years can be pinned down to the adoption of new age technologies within its processes. Always a critical arm of organizations, the HR function has been at the helm of making talent decisions. But traditionally, what all this translated into was to u...

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    94% OF EMPLOYERS WOULD REHIRE FORMER WORKERS, BUT ONLY HALF OF THEM WOULD APPLY

    Jan 22, 2019

    Nearly all the 2,800 senior managers (94%) in a new Accountemps survey said they would rehire ex-employees who left their companies on good terms. Survey results showed, however, that only slightly more than half (52%) of the 1,000 workers polled would apply for a job with a previous employer. ...

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    DEMS PROPOSE BILL TO SUBSIDIZE TRAINING PROGRAMS

    Jan 22, 2019

    U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., and Rep. Danny Davis, D-Ill., announced the introduction of a new bill last week aimed at helping Americans find work and develop skills that meet employer's needs. The ELEVATE Act (Economic Ladders to End Volatility and Advance Training to Employment) would fun...

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    INDIANA LAUNCHES CAREER COACHING INITIATIVE

    Jan 22, 2019

    Skillful Indiana has launched the Skillful Governor's Coaching Corps, an initiative that will partner coaches from the workforce, high schools, post-secondary education and training institutions, non-profits and other groups. According to the press statement, the project aims to teach all partie...

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    SHOULD L&D BE A BRAND ELEMENT

    Jan 22, 2019

    Today's job seekers and employees are consumers, as interested in what employers can offer them as they are in what they can offer employers. So it may be wise to consider the role that L&D plays in employer branding. In other words, can employers leverage learning to boost their brand? ...

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    NGA HUMAN RESOURCES PILOTS HR AND PAYROLL ON GOSPEL’S BLOCKCHAIN

    Jan 21, 2019

    NGA Human Resources (NGA), an HR and payroll services company, has announced a partnership with Gospel Technology (Gospel) to explore how to exploit blockchain in a human resources context. Gospel recently received Salesforce Ventures first global investment in blockchain technology. “The...

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    CREATING AN EMPLOYMENT IMMIGRATION STRATEGY FOR THE FUTURE

    Jan 19, 2019

    Nearly 2.5 million jobs in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields went unfilled in 2018 and millions more will remain open this year, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. To understand a key reason why, consider the case of Phae Megat. Megat (not his real name), a M...

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    EXAMINING THE LATEST G2 CROWD GRID REPORT FOR HR MANAGEMENT SUITES SOFTWARE

    Jan 18, 2019

    G2 Crowd, a peer-to-peer business solutions review platform, recently released its G2 Crowd Grid for HR Management Suites. G2 Crowd scores products and vendors based on reviews gathered from their user community, as well as data aggregated from online sources and social networks. To be included in t...

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    SOFT SKILLS TOP EMPLOYER WISH LISTS, DESPITE AUTOMATION'S RISE

    Jan 18, 2019

    Technological know-how is crucial in today's workplace, but employers want soft skills above all, according to a new poll conducted by Morning Consult for the U.S.-based education and technology firm Cengage. The survey of more than 650 employers and 1,500 current and former college students fou...

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    RISK-TAKING CAN HELP WOMEN SUCCEED, BUT MANY FEAR NOT BEING TAKEN SERIOUSLY

    Jan 18, 2019

    KPMG‘s latest Women's Leadership Study found that 69% of women are willing to take small risks to advance their career, but only 43% are willing to take the bigger risks that typically bolster careers. The report also found that the more experienced and self-confident women are, the less w...

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    DEMS INTRODUCE $15 MINIMUM WAGE BILL

    Jan 18, 2019

    Federal lawmakers have introduced a bill that would raise the nation's minimum wage to $15 per hour, according to the House Committee on Education and Labor. Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA) and Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) introduced the measures in their respective houses, with 181 and 31 cosponsors, res...

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    FINANCE AND DIVERSITY: THE HIRING MISTAKES THAT HAVE COST INSTITUTIONS BILLIONS

    Jan 17, 2019

    Financial institutions are missing out on some $800 billion in investable assets, says a recent study by Kantar. Go back and read that number again. $800 BILLION. The reason why? Simply put, they’re not engaging enough with women. And women, beyond making up roughly half of the world’s p...

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    DHL SUPPLY CHAIN HOPES NEW CAREER SITE, AUTOMATION CAN IMPROVE HIRE RATES

    Jan 17, 2019

    DHL Supply Chain said it hopes to continue to address its skills gap issues through a new hiring initiative, including a new social recruiting site, the company announced. The results have yielded about 445 job applications per day and reduced the time spent on administrative hiring tasks by nearly ...

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    MIAMI TOPS 2019 LIST OF HAPPIEST US CITIES FOR WORKERS

    Jan 17, 2019

    Miami is the happiest city to work in for 2019, according to data complied by kununu. After gathering data from more than 85,000 workplaces reviewed between 2017 and 2018, Miami earned a happiness score of 3.99 out of five. Los Angeles, California; Raleigh, North Carolina; Louisville, Kentucky and O...

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    AUTOMATION FEARS MAY DRIVE POLICY CHANGES, INDEED SAYS

    Jan 17, 2019

    Sixty percent of Americans believe automation, robots and artificial intelligence (AI) will put jobs at risk, according to Indeed poll results. This fear crosses geographic and demographic boundaries, Indeed said, but those most afraid are those with less education, perhaps because their jobs are mo...

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    WHAT DOES THE OUTMATCH ACQUISITION OF WEPOW MEAN

    Jan 16, 2019

    Previously November 2017 you might remember that OutMatch acquired Pomello as well. They also acquired Assess Systems and Chequed, Inc. along the way. That’s four total acquisitions. Let’s break them down by what they were focused on pre-acquisition: Wepow (the most recent): Video interv...

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    FEW GLOBAL C-SUITE LEADERS TALK ABOUT DISABILITY

    Jan 16, 2019

    Discussions on disability inclusion are on few C-suite agendas, according to new research by EY on behalf of #valuable, an advocacy organization for people with disabilities. According to Disability Confidence: The Business Leadership Imperative, most global executives (56%) seldom or never discuss ...

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    GLOBAL COMPANIES THAT OVERLOOK INCLUSION FACE HIRING, RETENTION CHALLENGES

    Jan 16, 2019

    While employees at global companies are generally engaged, employers that fail to prioritize inclusion and equity priorities struggle to attract and retain talent in the competitive international marketplace, according to a new report from Globalization Partners. Companies that focused on build...

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    LIONBRIDGE AUGMENTS ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE OFFERING THROUGH ACQUISITION OF GENGO AND GENGO.AI

    Jan 16, 2019

    Today, Lionbridge, one of the world’s most trusted global communications platforms, announced its acquisition of Gengo, a Tokyo-based, leading edge technology company providing crowdsourcing, machine learning and localization services to global customers. Lionbridge has a 20-year history of le...

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    HUMAN WORKFORCE INCREASES EVEN THOUGH ENTERPRISES ARE NOW DEPLOYING AI

    Jan 15, 2019

    A survey of 100 respondents conducted at the recent AI World Conference and Expo in US city Boston by Dun & Bradstreet revealed that only 8% of enterprises said they were cutting jobs as a result of AI, and 34% said demand for people remained unchanged. Most companies said they had passed t...

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    STEADY US JOB GROWTH COULD END IN 2019

    Jan 15, 2019

    Global economic growth is slated to slow in 2019 and labor markets in leading economies will continue to tighten, a new PwC report said. With unemployment expected to continue dropping in leading economies, PwC said, a tighter market may drive up wages. U.S. economic growth is expected to drop from ...

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    SENIOR LEADERS MISUNDERSTAND SPONSORSHIP, EMPLOYEES SAY

    Jan 15, 2019

    Sponsors, or senior-level advocates, often misunderstand their role, according to a new study from Center for Talent Innovation (CTI). The result is that sponsors aren't performing the duties essential to sponsor-protégé relationships and all parties are missing out on the rewards....

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    HALF OF BUSINESSES USE PAPER-BASED TRAINING, BUT MOST THINK IT'S INEFFECTIVE

    Jan 15, 2019

    According to a report from Inkling and Forrester, 90% of the surveyed employers agreed that it is beneficial to switch from paper-based training to mobile-based training. The data also revealed that nearly half of businesses continue to use paper-based training materials — even though only 19%...

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    LEARN HOW EMERGING TECHNOLOGIES LIKE CHATBOTS AND AI ARE REVOLUTIONIZING RECRUITING AND HR

    Jan 15, 2019

    In today’s job market, organizations are increasingly competing on employee experience and brand reputation to attract and retain top talent. Enter technology: New innovations deliver more efficient and streamlined processes for recruiting and HR, but what many don’t realize is that a co...

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    7 POLICIES TO UPDATE IN YOUR 2019 EMPLOYEE HANDBOOK

    Jan 15, 2019

    Handbooks are a key asset for communicating company policies and promoting fairness and consistency in the workplace, and ever-evolving federal, state and local laws make routinely reviewing and updating handbooks critical for employers. 2018 proved to be a busy year, particularly at the state and l...

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    THE BEST RECRUITMENT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR AGILE HR TEAMS IN 2019

    Jan 15, 2019

    Recruitment management technology is getting an upgrade and it’s about time. However, the rise of recruitment management systems is helping HR teams become more agile in 2019. Demand for fast, efficient, and comprehensive platforms that can support talent managers has grown exponentially....

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    AU PAIR AGENCIES SETTLE WAGE-FIXING CLAIM FOR $65M

    Jan 14, 2019

    A group of 15 au pair agencies has agreed to pay $65,500,000 to resolve a lawsuit alleging they colluded to pay workers coming to the U.S. below federal and state minimum wages (Beltran, et al. v. Interexchange, Inc., et al., No. 14-cv-03074 (D. Colo. Jan. 9, 2019)). In the lawsuit, the au pairs sai...

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    NEGATIVE PEOPLE MAKE THE WORST CO-WORKERS

    Jan 14, 2019

    People with negative attitudes topped the list of least desirable co-workers, according to a new Comparably survey. Of the 20,000 respondents polled, 28% chose "negative personality" as their least tolerable trait in a co-worker. Other undesirable characteristics were "poor work ethic...

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    THE RISKY INTERSECTION OF EMPLOYEE DISCIPLINE AND PROTECTED ACTIVITY

    Jan 14, 2019

    It's illegal and downright foolhardy to retaliate against employees for engaging in protected activity. Most employers wouldn't dream of firing an employee because of a discrimination complaint, for example, or disciplining an employee for Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)-qualifying inter...

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    WHY MORE EMPLOYERS MAY BE CHECKING IN WITH TALENT 'EVERY DAY

    Jan 14, 2019

    The struggle to retain employees is real. With turnover at an all-time high, managers and human resource professionals are working hard to attract top talent, keep them engaged and maintain a track for development and growth. Such strategies tend to result in multiple moving parts that HR is hard-pr...

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    OVERTIME CHANGES MAY BE TOP LEGAL TREND FOR 2019

    Jan 11, 2019

    Human resource professionals will pay attention to what legislation moves in the Senate and the newly Democratic-controlled House of Representatives in 2019, including a possible minimum-wage increase and paid-leave proposals, and what rulemakings advance, including the overtime rule. The Department...

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    GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN THROWS A WRENCH INTO RESTAURANT HIRING

    Jan 11, 2019

    In a tight labor market with low unemployment, the restaurant industry is undergoing a serious worker shortage, made more austere by the scarcity of young workers and competition from the gig economy — and the government shutdown is only exacerbating these issues, Bloomberg reported. E-Verify ...

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    ARE STRIKES MAKING A COMEBACK

    Jan 11, 2019

    In the tightest talent market in recent history, job seekers may appear to be holding all the cards, but workers are also realizing their value and acting on it through strikes, according to reporting from The American Prospect. As employees realize their value, they’re more willing to leverag...

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    THE REAL GENIUS OF TRANSFORMATIONAL LEADERSHIP

    Jan 10, 2019

    In any industry, there is a variety of organizations, each with its own distinct structure, culture, and leadership ethos. In many of these organizations there’s a prescribed way to be a leader, and everyone must fall in line, whether it’s aligned with who they truly are or not.  In...

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    OVERWHELMING MAJORITY OF WORKERS HAVE CHANGING WORKPLACE EXPECTATIONS

    Jan 10, 2019

    New research from Aon claims that 97 percent of employers agree that employees’ expectations of their experience in the workplace are changing. Aon’s Benefits and Trends Survey 2019 (registration required) suggests that employers are saying that employees’ top priorities now includ...

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    5 REASONS WHY ENTREPRENEURS SHOULD USE HR MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE

    Jan 10, 2019

    The development in Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, Machine Learning, IoT, Augmented Reality and other Technology branches are the key driving forces in today’s business world. ‘Human Resource Management’ in particular has greatly benefitted with the digitization and au...

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    38% OF TECH WORKERS HURT BY H-1B PREMIUM PROCESSING CHANGES, BLIND SURVEY SAYS

    Jan 10, 2019

    Almost four in 10 tech workers are negatively affected by the suspension of premium processing of H-1B visas, according to a Blind survey answered by 10,554 app users. ​While H-1B policy changes do not apply to 44% of those surveyed, only 18% feel unaffected by the suspension. Breaking down res...

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    GENDER-BLIND HIRING IS BS. HERE’S WHY SO MANY COMPANIES ARE FAILING

    Jan 10, 2019

    Blind hiring aims to remove any and all identifying information from the recruiting process so that recruiters and hiring managers can evaluate candidates based on their abilities alone. Sounds good in theory, right? The reality of blind hiring is something different altogether. So much so that...

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    ADP, TORONTO STARTUP BRING EMPLOYMENT LAW INSIGHTS TO HR WITH AI-POWERED TOOL

    Jan 10, 2019

    ADP Canada is partnering with Toronto-based software startup Blue J Legal to bring its artificial intelligence technology to ADP’s HR Assist product for small and medium businesses (SMBs). Blue J Legal’s technology, combined with ADP’s suite of products, will offer HR professi...

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    WORKPLACE HARASSMENT IS AN EPIDEMIC, AND IT’S TIME TO TREAT IT THAT WAY

    Jan 09, 2019

    During flu season, workplaces offer flu shots to employees, hang posters with tips for guarding against the flu and preventing its spread, and educate employees to recognize early symptoms. Employers do not wait helplessly for employees to get sick; they proactively invest in and implement these evi...

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    APS NAMED SMALL-BUSINESS LEADER FOR PAYROLL SOFTWARE IN G2 CROWD REPORT

    Jan 09, 2019

    APS Payroll has been named a Small-Business Leader for their payroll software based on high satisfaction scores in the G2 Crowd Small-Business Payroll Winter Report. The satisfaction rankings are generated by reviews from actual users of the software. APS’ payroll solution was rated in the 90t...

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    10 QUESTIONS ABOUT FURLOUGHED EMPLOYEES ANSWERED

    Jan 09, 2019

    The partial government shutdown of 2018-19 has resulted in the furlough of 380,000 federal employees and 420,000 federal employees having to work without pay during the shutdown. Many federal contractor employees are furloughed as well. Here are some of the most frequently asked questions about empl...

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    IS “PERSONAL BRANDING” A BUZZWORD, OR IS IT CRUCIAL TO THE MODERN ERA

    Jan 08, 2019

    Here’s a little intro to the idea of personal branding by way of my Thursday this week. I decided to drive over to a Small Business Expo in Dallas. I’ve been doing this freelance solopreneur deal for about six months now and I’m making money and paying bills, but I figured maybe I ...

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    WHY YOU SHOULD TRAIN MANAGEMENT TO RESPOND TO MENTAL HEALTH CONCERNS

    Jan 08, 2019

    How all-encompassing is your mental health strategy? While many businesses may pride themselves on having an inclusive health and safety initiative, sometimes the real-life specifics may be lost in complicated processes. It’s good to have a defined approach to dealing with mental health c...

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    TEN HR TRENDS IN THE AGE OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE

    Jan 08, 2019

    The future of HR is both digital and human as HR leaders focus on optimizing the combination of human and automated work. This is driving a new priority for HR: one which requires leaders and teams to develop a fluency in artificial intelligence while they re-imagine HR to be more personal, human an...

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    2018 WAS A SUPER YEAR FOR JOB GROWTH. WILL DEMAND SLOW THIS YEAR

    Jan 08, 2019

    The year 2018 was a very good one for the labor market, but there are signs the country's jobs expansion is approaching its limits, and economists are trying to ascertain exactly when no longer a question of if a slowdown will be felt in the year ahead. The unemployment rate held at 3.7 per...

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    INDEED NOW REQUIRES RECRUITING COMPANIES TO PAY FOR LISTINGS

    Jan 08, 2019

    Indeed will now require all recruitment-based companies and accounts in the U.S. and Canada to sponsor their job listings, the site explains in a post on the policy, which took effect Jan. 7. Indeed listed recruiting firms, placement firms, headhunters and staffing agencies as groups to be affe...

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    DARING LEADERSHIP IS TEACHABLE, OBSERVABLE AND MEASURABLE

    Jan 08, 2019

    On the heels of releasing her latest book, “Dare to Lead,” we are so excited to announce Brené will be coming to WorkHuman 2019 in Nashville, March 18-21, to talk about the teachable skills needed for daring leadership. That word “teachable” is important. In HR, w...

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    CREATIVITY, CLOUD COMPUTING TOP LINKEDIN'S LIST OF MOST IN-DEMAND SKILLS

    Jan 08, 2019

    LinkedIn Learning has published its newest report on the skills that companies will need most in 2019. Mining their extensive employee/employer data, the company has identified more than 50,000 professional skills that businesses require and workers posses. From that huge volume, LinkedIn has honed ...

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    UBER WORKERS GIVE THE FORMERLY SCANDAL-RIDDEN COMPANY GOOD MARKS IN LEAKED SURVEY

    Jan 08, 2019

    Uber employees gave the formerly scandal-plagued ride hailing company good marks in a leaked survey published in Business Insider. Of the more than 18,000 workers polled, 63% responded favorably to the statements "I feel fairly treated" and "Uber acts in a socially responsible way.&qu...

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    CAREER SUCCESS IN 2019: MAKE CAREER RESOLUTIONS FOR THE NEW YEAR A REALITY

    Jan 08, 2019

    Best-selling author Martin Yate, a career coach and former HR professional, takes your questions each week about how to further your career in HR. Contact him at the e-mail address at the end of this column. Many of us make resolutions for the new year: to make more money, get a new job or promotion...

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    THREE TRENDS FOR BETTER EMPLOYEE EXPERIENCE IN 2019

    Jan 07, 2019

    Presenteeism is defined as the culture of coming to work in spite of one’s illness. This has cost the UK economy an average of about HK$ 767 billion every year, along with absenteeism. The obvious downside of encouraging presenteeism is a decline in workers’ productivity and the spread o...

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    5 TALENT TRENDS TO WATCH IN 2019

    Jan 07, 2019

    As 2019 dawns, the war for talent continues to rage — and employers are looking for every advantage they can get. Employers need people with certain skills, but those skills are hard to find, meaning some companies have decided to look for potential rather than specificity. Employers know they...

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    BRITISH ARMY LEANS INTO GEN Z, MILLENNIAL STEREOTYPES IN $600M RECRUITING CAMPAIGN

    Jan 07, 2019

    The British army wants young people between the ages of 16 and 25 who consider themselves "binge gamers," "unfocused office pranksters" or "me me me millennials." The U.K. Ministry of Defense put out this call for military service as part of a new multiyear, $600 millio...

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    PROPOSED H-1B REGS WOULD REQUIRE EMPLOYERS TO PRE-REGISTER

    Jan 07, 2019

    H-1B uncertainty could become even more pronounced, with proposed changes to the process. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is considering new rules that would, among other things, require that employers pre-register for the process, according to law firm Skoler Abbott. The current...

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    JOB CUTS ROSE BY 29% FROM 2017 TO 2018

    Jan 07, 2019

    Job cuts across the U.S. labor force rose by 29% from 2017 to 2018, reported Challenger, Gray & Christmas, Inc., the global outplacement and executive coaching firm. The year-to-year elimination of jobs is the highest on record since 2015, Challenger said. 538,659 job cuts were announced in 2018...

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    10 TRENDS THAT WILL SHAPE HR IN 2019

    Jan 07, 2019

    As HR executives turn the page on a new year some will pause to reflect on just how much and how little has changed in the span of 12 months. Increased attention on topics traditionally considered the realm of HR discrimination, harassment, diversity, workplace culture made workplaces the conve...

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    CORE HR SOFTWARE MARKET 2019 GLOBAL SHARE, TRENDS, SEGMENTATION, ANALYSIS AND FORECAST TO 2023

    Jan 04, 2019

    Report DescriptionThis report analyzes the global core HR software market by component (software, service), deployment (cloud, on-premise), vertical (BFSI, healthcare, manufacturing, transportation, IT & telecommunication, retail and government); it also studies the top manufacturers in the mark...

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    6 WAYS TO MEASURE THE SUCCESS OF FINANCIAL WELLNESS EFFORTS

    Jan 04, 2019

    Financial wellness programs, such as those that promote savings and teach household budgeting skills through online or group instruction, are proliferating as employers invest in efforts to help workers manage their finances. However, only 30 percent of employers measure the effectiveness of these o...

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    HOW TO DEVELOP AN AGILE WORKFORCE

    Jan 04, 2019

    Workforce agility is needed now more than ever. Facing increasing competition, shrinking product life cycles and rapidly evolving customer interests, organizations are left with the option of either becoming agile or facing a slow death as today's operations and procedures become tomorrow's ...

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    TOP SIX TALENT MANAGEMENT TRENDS FOR 2019

    Jan 04, 2019

    As technology develops at a seemingly exponential rate, the potential for radical transformation in the workplace might seem a dizzying prospect. HR managers need continually to be flexible in adapting to new situations, and keeping on top of emerging trends. We HR managers need always to be asking:...

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    CEOS WANT THESE SKILLS FROM HR IN 2019

    Jan 04, 2019

    New year, new skills. Most people hope to get a good start to 2019 by acquiring bankable skills as part of their new year’s resolution. People start the year “focused on building new habits,” said LinkedIn Learning editor Paul Petrone. Because of this, January tends to sh...

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    INTROVERTED EMPLOYEES SCORE LOWER ON WELL-BEING THAN EXTROVERTED COLLEAGUES

    Jan 03, 2019

    Employees that go quietly about performing their work and doing it well are in the spotlight today, as people observe World Introvert Day. But according to Martin Boult, psychologist and senior director of professional services and international training for The Myers-Briggs Company in Australia, or...

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    LATEST REPORT ON PAYROLL AND HR SOFTWARE MARKET 2019-2025

    Jan 03, 2019

    Researchmoz added Most up-to-date research on "Global Payroll and HR Software Market Size, Status and Forecast 2018-2025" to its huge collection of research reports. Human capital management (HCM) is the comprehensive set of practices for recruiting, managing, developing and optimizin...

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    ALLSEC TECHNOLOGIES AND BAHWAN CYBERTEK JOIN HANDS TO MARKET HR & COMPLIANCE SERVICES

    Jan 03, 2019

    With the aim to consolidate its presence in the ME & African markets, Payroll Service Provider Allsec Technologies signed a strategic partnership with Bahwan CyberTek (BCT), to offer platform-based solutions in the areas of Human Resource Management System (HRMS), Business Expenses Management, a...

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    ROLE OF NEW AGE TECHNOLOGIES IN TALENT ACQUISITION

    Jan 03, 2019

    Artificial intelligence (AI), as a term, first became known at the Dartmouth Conference in 1956. This was at a time when digital computers had just started to make an appearance in laboratories. Alan Turing, who by many is considered the father of theoretical computer science and artificial intellig...

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    MAJOR HR MOVEMENTS FROM OCTOBER TO DECEMBER 2018

    Jan 03, 2019

    We have just completed the third quarter of the financial year 2018-19 and also stepped into the New Year with high hopes from the industry. The third quarter of the fiscal year 2018-19 witnessed some significant HR movements in the domain and industry leaders from top to mid-level shifted their com...

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    6 BIG BENEFITS TRENDS FOR 2019

    Jan 03, 2019

    With 2018 in the rearview mirror, benefits experts are looking down the road to what 2019 will bring for employers and employees. Large employers should soon be able to offer health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) that allow employees to purchase individual coverage for themselves instead of recei...

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    FIVE WAYS TO TURN YOUR COMPANY INTO A GIG WORKER MAGNET

    Jan 03, 2019

    A recent study from the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco found that the United States is operating at full employment. What does this mean for businesses? Unfortunately for employers, it means that it’s never been more difficult to retain employees. Case in point: the quit rate in th...

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    MINIMUM WAGE CHANGING IN 22 STATES IN 2019

    Jan 03, 2019

    Nineteen states across the country implemented significant changes in the minimum wage on January 1, 2019, according to payroll experts at Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. An additional three states will see minimum wage changes later in the year. The increases indicate a move toward ensur...

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    CLOUD-BASED PAYROLL SOFTWARE MARKET COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE, STRATEGIC ASSESSMENT AND FORECAST TILL 2025

    Jan 02, 2019

    A new research document is added in HTF MI database of 120 pages, titled as 'Global Cloud-based Payroll Software Market Insights by Application, Product Type, Competitive Landscape & Regional Forecast 2025' with detailed analysis, Competitive landscape, forecast and strategies. The study...

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    MEET LEADING HR TECHNOLOGY PROVIDERS AT HR FESTIVAL ASIA 2019

    Jan 02, 2019

    The region’s most reputable HR solutions providers will be at HR Festival Asia 2019, engaging with the Asia-Pacific HR community at the HR Festival Expo. The Expo is at the centre of all activity at HR Festival Asia, and it will host more than 150 solution providers – including ADP,...

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    HR TIPS FOR MANAGING YOUR 4-GENERATION WORKFORCE

    Jan 02, 2019

    Do the four generations share the same view on company culture or are their expectations different? The answer is yes, we definitely see a difference. Generation Z and Millennials look at performance and career development very differently to Baby Boomers. Baby Boomers are used to annual reviews and...

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    MAJOR HR TRENDS: 2019

    Jan 02, 2019

    Time passes by, we bid farewell to the past and welcome a new year. This is the time when organizations review their results, assess the effectiveness of their programmes and look out for external benchmarks. There may not be a new strategy or new programme just to coincide with the start of a new y...

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    WHAT IS REPRESENTATIVE POPULATION RECRUITING

    Dec 31, 2018

    Recruiting, by nature, is cyclical. Talent acquisition is ongoing and repetitive, generally guided by business needs and the market at large. At the same time, it is a space of constant innovation and transformation, with each year presenting new trends and themes that influence strategies and with ...

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    HERE’S WHY THE HIRING MANAGER-RECRUITER RELATIONSHIP IS REALLY BROKEN

    Dec 28, 2018

    The hiring manager probably doesn’t respect the recruiter inherently, because the recruiter is probably based in HR that’s a department that does not face revenue and the hiring manager probably does face at least a slice of revenue, and may even own P&L. The recruiter probably has n...

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    EMERGING OPPORTUNITIES IN TALENT ACQUISITION STRATEGY MARKET FOCUSING ON TOP KEY PLAYERS LIKE DELOITTE, IBM, RANDSTAD, HEXAGON SEARCH, SAP

    Dec 27, 2018

    Talent Acquisition Strategy Market report provides in-depth statistics and analysis available on the market status of the Talent Acquisition Strategy Manufacturers and is a valuable method of obtaining guidance and direction for companies and business enterprise insider considering the Talent Acquis...

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    TECH STARTUPS, ECOMMERCE COMPANIES TO STEP UP HIRING IN 2019

    Dec 26, 2018

    The New Year promises to be a good one for technology job-seekers as several tech startups and ecommerce players have chalked out ambitious hiring plans following recent funding. Cash-rich startups such as Healthians, Milkbasket, Cars24, Instamojo and Mo-Engage are expected to hire 50% more people i...

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    WOMEN REPLACE MEN AS HR HEADS IN 60% COMPANIES

    Dec 25, 2018

    The corner office for human resources in India Inc, occupied by the chief HR officer (CHRO), has witnessed an interesting shift with more women replacing men.  Xpheno, a specialist staffing firm, mapped 200 movements of women HR officers over the last few years and found that they had replaced ...

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    CONCERNS ABOUT USE OF WORKPLACE VOLUNTEERS TO TACKLE MENTAL HEALTH

    Dec 25, 2018

    Fresh concerns about how businesses use employees to support colleagues with mental health issues have prompted new guidance for bosses. This has prompted new guidance, issued following University of Nottingham research, helps organisations design mental wellness systems. The guidance, released by t...

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    AEGIS APPOINTS NEW VP HR

    Dec 25, 2018

    Senior HR professional Vikas Dua has joined Aegis Customer Services as Vice President HR. In his new role, he will be leading the talent acquisition efforts nationwide for the high-growth India business. Dua confirmed this news to People Matters, in his stint with Aegis he will report to Lata M...

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    WIPRO STARTS ONLINE TEST FOR HIRING FRESHERS

    Dec 21, 2018

    Indian IT firm Wipro has moved to online test for hiring freshers instead of going through the process of visiting engineering college campuses across the country. As per a media report, Wipro has launched an initiative called the Elite National Level Talent Hunt. The 140 minutes assessment pro...

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    CAPGEMINI HIKES FRESHER SALARY BY 20%

    Dec 21, 2018

    Information technology services and consulting major Capgemini has raised fresher salary by 20 per cent as it increases its headcount in the country, as per a media report. In the 2018 campus hiring season, the company claims it is offering about 15-20 per cent more compensation to the campus r...

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    PREPARING FOR THE FUTURE OF WORK IS EVERYONE’S JOB: RELEARNING HOW WE LEARN, FROM THE CAMPUS TO THE WORKPLACE

    Dec 21, 2018

    The well-known adage “people are our most important asset” holds more weight than ever today. Not only do companies and higher education institutions (HEIs) need to train people for jobs that currently exist, they also need to prepare them for jobs that don’t exist yet. Cognizant h...

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    70 PER CENT OF MILLENNIALS TO LOOK FOR NEW JOB IN 2019

    Dec 20, 2018

    New Year, new you, or rather a new job if you’re a millennial, as up to 70 per cent of this age group who are in employment reveal that they are determined to quit their current job and look for pastures new in 2019. The research by Engaging Works reveals that millennials are more likely ...

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    SHOULD YOU INCORPORATE AI SOFTWARE INTO YOUR PAYROLL SYSTEMS

    Dec 20, 2018

    In case you missed the headline: Is it time to incorporate AI software into your payroll system? The short answer is yes, you should. Indeed, it feels like AI has long been heralded as the key technology that will revolutionize every aspect of the work world, in all industries, in every departm...

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    JOB SEEKERS WHO DON'T NEGOTIATE SALARY COST THEMSELVES $750K

    Dec 20, 2018

    A survey by ZipRecruiter found the majority of candidates do not try to negotiate for a higher salary when interviewing for a new job. Even though it's a candidate's market, 64% of the 50,000 job seekers polled admit they accepted the first salary offer they received when they were last hire...

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    BEST PRACTICES FOR NEW EMPLOYEE ONBOARDING

    Dec 20, 2018

    Often new employees feel as if they’ve been dropped in the ocean without a life jacket, much less any conceivable idea where the closest shore is. If onboarding processes are done at all, they can often involve no more than a bunch of obligatory paperwork and – if you’re lucky...

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    30 EMPLOYERS JOIN FORCES ON MARKETING SKILL STANDARDS

    Dec 20, 2018

    Thirty employers are working with General Assembly (GA) to identify candidates for marketing careers, according to a report sent to HR Dive. The team will use an industry assessment, the Certified Marketer Level 1 (CM1), developed by the Marketing Standards Board. Participating companies include: Bo...

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    OUR 7 BEST RECRUITING STORIES OF 2018

    Dec 20, 2018

    HR Dive's most popular recruiting stories from 2018 illustrate that a recruiter's mission is two-fold: They must ensure the day-to-day basics run smoothly, all while keeping an eye to the future. From interview basics to reference checks, the talent acquisition professional must be at t...

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    IS IT TIME TO TAKE POINTERS FROM CO-WORKING'S SUCCESS

    Dec 20, 2018

    Remember when casual Friday was a big deal? The influence of smaller, less formalized businesses crept into larger organizations, and many eventually came to expect the perk. Today, co-working spaces are having the same influence, some say. After all, employees often have experience with co-wor...

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    ARE GEN Z AND EMPLOYERS ON THE SAME PAGE WHEN IT COMES TO DEVELOPMENT

    Dec 20, 2018

    Almost 80% of working Gen Zers said they think the skills needed in today's workforce are different than those required in past generations. In the same vein, 91% of HR leaders said current, needed skills have changed, according to a new LinkedIn survey. The social media platform polled 400 HR p...

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    POOR EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT DRIVES UP UNPLANNED ABSENCES

    Dec 20, 2018

    About half of retailers say that unplanned absences among staff hurt productivity, add to manager stress and damage team morale, according to the Global Retail Absence survey, What Came First: Retail Absenteeism or Low Engagement? by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated in conjunction with...

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    RECRUITING IS STILL MARKETING: THE INNOVATOR’S DILEMMA FOR TALENT ACQUISITION

    Dec 19, 2018

    With the rise of new technologies, companies have an increasing amount of both candidate and employee data. This data is the fuel needed to power innovation and drive machine learning algorithms,  setting the stage for AI (artificial intelligence) as the next big trend in recruiting. At least, ...

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    HOW DID YOU NAVIGATE EMPLOYEE RELATIONS CHALLENGES IN 2018

    Dec 19, 2018

    Gossip, stress, revenge: HR professionals had lots of delicate situations to handle diplomatically this year. These are the year's most-read employee relations articles from SHRM Online. Is it gossip to spread the news that Ted and Rachel are getting married before Ted and Rachel have announced ...

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    NEW RIGHTS FOR GIG WORKERS – A STEP IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

    Dec 19, 2018

    Many of the companies using gig workers today are well known for the very flexible products and services that they give to their customers – but evidently very little of this flexibility passes down to their staff. This is particularly pertinent during the festive season when we are all expect...

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    BEST PRACTICES FOR NEW EMPLOYEE ONBOARDING

    Dec 19, 2018

    Often new employees feel as if they’ve been dropped in the ocean without a life jacket, much less any conceivable idea where the closest shore is. If onboarding processes are done at all, they can often involve no more than a bunch of obligatory paperwork and if you’re lucky a few p...

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    NAVIGATING THE ISLAND OF MISFIT CANDIDATES

    Dec 18, 2018

    On the top of every recruiter’s Christmas list this year is a pool of perfect candidates. Finding the right talent with the right background, skills and experience can be a daunting and time-consuming task for HR and recruiting teams alike. And of course, that’s only the beginning of the...

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    AVALARA ANNOUNCES CRUSH 2019: THE PATH FORWARD FOR TAX COMPLIANCE

    Dec 18, 2018

    Avalara a provider of tax compliance automation software for businesses of all sizes, today announced the return of CRUSH, its fourth annual tax conference and industry gathering. The conference will take place May 8–10, 2019, in Huntington Beach, California. Bringing together the world’...

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    GOVERNMENT’S NEW WORKPLACE REFORMS: THE WORLD RESPONDS

    Dec 18, 2018

    The UK government has introduced what it claims to be the most significant package of workplace reforms for 20 years in response to last year’s Taylor Report on working practices. The Good Work Plan has introduced a range of measures which the Government claims will improve the rights of agenc...

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    HR SOFTWARE MARKET ANALYSIS BY TOP KEY PLAYERS ZENEFITS SOFTWARE, KRONOS SOFTWARE, VIBE HCM SOFTWARE, FINANCIALFORCE SOFTWARE, ASCENTIS HR SOFTWARE

    Dec 17, 2018

    HR software helps HR personnel automate many necessary tasks, such as maintaining employee records, time tracking, and benefits, which allows HR professionals to focus on recruiting efforts, employee performance and engagement, corporate wellness, company culture, and so on. These human management t...

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    NEW SCAMS TARGET PAYROLL STAFF ON WIRE TRANSFERS AND DIRECT DEPOSIT

    Dec 17, 2018

    The Internal Revenue Service and its Security Summit partners are warning tax professionals of an uptick in phishing emails targeting them that involve payroll direct deposit and wire transfer scams. These business email compromise/business email spoofing (BEC/BES) tactics generally target all ...

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    CALIFORNIA COURT VOIDS NONSOLICIT AGREEMENT WITH RECRUITERS AND DEFEATS TRADE SECRET CLAIMS

    Dec 17, 2018

    Employers that engage recruiter-employees should be on alert that California Courts will not enforce standard nonsolicitation of employee agreements as such nonsolicitation agreements act to prevent former employee-recruiters from carrying out their chosen profession. While Loral Corp v. Moyes, long...

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    PUTTING HUMANITY INTO HR COMPLIANCE: WHEN YOU CONDUCT A LAYOFF, DON’T DO IT LIKE THIS

    Dec 17, 2018

    Former employment attorney and author Jathan Janove writes for SHRM Online on how to inject greater humanity into HR compliance. Jathan welcomes your questions and suggestions for future columns. Contact him at the e-mail address at the end of this column. Unfortunately, my friend's experie...

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    GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN WOULD AFFECT MANY BUSINESSES

    Dec 17, 2018

    Businesses and government employees must brace themselves for the possibility of a partial federal government shutdown, as the deadline for funding a quarter of federal agencies nears. Politico reports that President Donald Trump, battling with Congress to pay for and build a wall along the bor...

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    OFCCP DIRECTIVES WILL RESULT IN MORE AUDITS

    Dec 17, 2018

    The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has issued new directives that will result in speedier audits of federal contractors in 2019 and, thus, more of them. But employers may not want to move as fast as the agency and should instead be selective about when to fast-track thei...

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    YOUR CAREER Q&A: MAKE YOUR E-MAIL WORK FOR YOU

    Dec 17, 2018

    Note from Martin: A reader sent me a resume and asked for recommendations to improve it. I've already discussed many of my suggested fixes in previous articles, but two new points jumped out at me. Here are some things I noticed in that resume that we should all pay serious attention to. Wh...

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    NEW YEAR, NEW START, NEW HIRE – TOP TIPS FOR A SUCCESSFUL RECRUITMENT DRIVE

    Dec 17, 2018

    Rowena Shorey, Director and Recruiter at Tinderbox Consultants has shared her top tips for a successful 2019 recruitment drive. Job description – is there one and is it up to date. If there is no JD then one needs to be created before commencing a recruitment drive. Candidate experie...

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    GENERATION Z DROPS OUT OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS

    Dec 17, 2018

    According to a new report developed by Oleeo, the leading provider of e-Recruitment software, in collaboration with MyKindaFuture, 18 per cent of Generation Z applicants are dropping out of the recruitment process. Born in 1996 or later, Generation Z are predicted to outnumber the Millennial ge...

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    HOW CAN HR ERADICATE ABSENTEEISM FOR GOOD

    Dec 17, 2018

    There’s a plague spreading across our offices, smiting our productivity and ruining our culture. Absenteeism, when it goes unchecked, has the propensity to destroy organizations from within. Costing the economy millions every year with missed deadlines and lost enthusiasm, employees who c...

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    ARE YOU WORKING CLOSE TO THE MONEY

    Dec 14, 2018

    Are you working close to the money today? ” This was the question my first manager asked me every morning for my first 18 months in recruitment. What is “working close to the money?” It is the philosophy that your days’ activity should be focused on doing things that give you...

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    GM WORKING TO RETRAIN EMPLOYEES AFFECTED BY PLANT CLOSURE

    Dec 14, 2018

    General Motors of Canada says it's working with other employers to identify jobs and targeted training programs for GM employees affected by the closure of the Oshawa Assembly plant next year. It says several employers have identified about 2,000 jobs that will become open in Durham region in 20...

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    THESE HR TRENDS CAN INFORM BETTER PRACTICES IN 2019

    Dec 13, 2018

    The human resources industry is ever-changing and adapting to the new technologies, a new workforce generation and the exit of another workforce generation. Practices that were standard in 2018 could already be out of date. The good news is there are industry experts who can lend insight into the 20...

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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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