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Category: Development & Evaluation


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Tech Layoffs May Offer Opportunities for Other Employers

February 23, 2024

Via: HR Hero

In recent months, the tech industry has faced a significant upheaval, marked by a series of high-profile layoffs from leading companies such as Microsoft, Salesforce, and Amazon. These layoffs, affecting thousands of skilled professionals, have not only unsettled the tech […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Hiring Managers’ Reluctance Toward Gen Z

February 21, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Generation Z—those born in the late 1990s and early 2000s, are beginning to enter the workforce in large numbers, and this group will represent the core of the workforce in years to come. So why are hiring managers so skeptical […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

The future of employee experience: empower, engage, enable

February 20, 2024

Via: HR Dive

The business value of employee experience (EX) can be measured in reduced turnover, increased retention, better quality talent acquisition, and internal mobility that preserves and expands institutional knowledge. Yet, making the business case to modernize EX is still a struggle […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Retaliation: The Most Successful Discrimination Claim

February 20, 2024

Via: HR Hero

A retaliation claim can be successful even when the original discrimination claim fails to establish a violation of law. The same laws—federal and typically state laws—that prohibit discrimination based on race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, disability, or genetic […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Revealed: Top workplace trends according to TikTok, Google

February 16, 2024

Via: HRD America

‘Job shift shock’ has emerged as the most popular workplace trend on TikTok and Google, according to a new report from Datamax Texas. The report, which analysed TikTok hashtag counts and Google search volumes, found that job shift shock had […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Coaching “Ripple Effect” Is Real: Next Steps and Strategies

February 16, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Does coaching create a virtuous cycle of positive behavior change? For most of us, this concept makes sense because it fits with our own experience of learning and growing. We know that meaningful relationships and experiences shape who we are […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Train to Retain: 4 Tips to Ensure Frontline Retention in 2024

February 15, 2024

Via: HR Hero

For many companies, frontline employees are the face of the business. They play a key role in determining the customer experience, from creating and delivering quality products and services in a timely manner to providing exceptional customer service. This makes […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Employees looking for empathetic leaders to help with productivity, mental health

February 14, 2024

Via: HRD America

Employees across the world have underscored the need for more empathetic leaders as they grapple from stress, burnout, and declining job satisfaction, according to a new report. A survey by Dayforce from over 8,700 employees across the world found that […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Violence and abuse against retail staff up 50%

February 14, 2024

Via: Personnel Today

A survey by the British Retail Consortium found that in the year to September 2023 there were on average 1,300 incidents of violence or verbal abuse against retail staff a day, up from 870 a day the year before. Around […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

A Learning Culture Is No Longer Just a ‘Nice-to-Have’ for Talent Retention

February 13, 2024

Via: HR Hero

In a rapidly changing work environment, organizations grapple with retaining quality talent amidst an exhausted workforce, shrinking budgets, and an uncertain economy. The desire to stick around is decreasing among employees. According to Gartner, employee attrition averaged around 20% in […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

The Real Reason ‘Lazy Girl Jobs’ Reflects the Future of Workplace Trends

February 12, 2024

Via: Spark

The term “lazy girl jobs” set off a storm on social media. To date, permutations of the hashtag #LazyGirlJobs have combined views of 63.9 million and rising on TikTok with the conversations spilling onto other platforms. But let’s be clear. […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

The Future of Open Floor Plans: Achieving Flexibility Without Employee Backlash

February 12, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Cubicles and closed-off spaces in workplaces are outdated. Today, many businesses prefer open floor plans over private work zones. While open spaces are great for collaboration, they also have some drawbacks. How can you enhance the flexibility of open floor […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Apprentice minimum wage ‘not enough to cover living costs’

February 9, 2024

Via: Personnel Today

A Sheffield Hallam University study, commissioned by the Low Pay Commission and published during National Apprenticeship Week, gathered the experiences of those paid the national minimum wage apprenticeship rate (NMWAR) to find out whether they earned enough to get by, […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Thinking ‘Outside the Box’: How Successful Leaders Overcame Their Limiting Beliefs, and How You Can Too

February 9, 2024

Via: HR Hero

The concept of ‘thinking outside the box’ has become more than a mere cliché in the leadership arena. It represents a crucial element of successful leadership, especially in today’s rapidly changing and complex world. Leaders who challenge conventional thinking, embrace […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Soft skills most in-demand in 2024

February 8, 2024

Via: Personnel Today

LinkedIn’s analysis of job listings, recruiter messages and the skills possessed by recent hires found that soft skills reign supreme for UK employers in 2024, making up most of the top 10 most in-demand skills. Communication was the most desired […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

How To Navigate Employee Termination Challenges Using Tech

February 8, 2024

Via: Spiceworks

Jordi Romero, CEO and co-founder of Factorial HR, explains the role of HR tech solutions in addressing employee termination challenges, providing insights on how technology can impact the future of work. Navigating the complexities of employee termination in the digital […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Trust, ‘human sustainability’ remain key to boosting performance, Deloitte says

February 7, 2024

Via: HR Dive

If companies want to improve their business and human performance, they must focus on a “human sustainability” approach that prioritizes outcomes among workers, customers and society at large, according to a Feb. 6 report from Deloitte. Although 89% of executives […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Support Culture: How To Keep a Five-Generation Workforce Happy (Part 2)

February 6, 2024

Via: HR Hero

With five generations at work for the first time in U.S. history, HR execs are charting a growing constellation of roles, identities, and life stages in their benefits plans and experiences. The good news? The call for flexibility and help […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How to Get Your Workforce on Board with AI

February 6, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is one of the most impactful technologies the business world has ever seen. It’s affecting almost every single industry with its ability to automate processes, transform data into helpful reports, and make recruitment much less labor-intensive. AI […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Equal pay regime could be extended to race and disability

February 5, 2024

Via: Personnel Today

Currently the equal pay regime only applies on grounds of sex. Under the party’s plans, a new Race Equality Act would enshrine in law the full right to equal pay for black, Asian and ethnic minority workers and disabled people. […]