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Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Key Workplace Skills Missing in 2024 Graduates

July 18, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Speaking very generally, there are various pros and cons to hiring recent college graduates. On the one hand, these graduates may come, fresh from academia, equipped with the latest knowledge and theories in their chosen field. On the other hand, […]


Workplace wellness

Rethinking Workplace Mental Health: Navigating the Pandemic’s Impact

July 18, 2024

Via: HR Hero

In the blur of the COVID-19 pandemic, employers around the world scrambled to implement mental health solutions and strategies to support their workforce. But as things have (mostly) returned to normal, a critical question has surfaced: Have these efforts made […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Despite Popularity of Remote Work, Employer Comfort Levels Still Shaky

July 17, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Legions of office workers have been skipping the commute for a few years now, working remotely in the comfort of their homes and relying on technology to keep them connected to their colleagues. Especially during the pandemic, employers and employees […]


Diversity & Inclusion

People with bipolar facing stigma at work

July 10, 2024

Via: Personnel Today

A survey conducted by charity Bipolar UK found that poor workplace culture and understanding of bipolar is limiting individuals’ participation at work, with nearly three-quarters (72%) not applying for a particular job and 44% not going for a promotion because […]


Diversity & Inclusion

The Business Case for Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace

July 9, 2024

Via: Spark

In today’s global economy, inclusion and diversity are not just moral imperatives but critical drivers of business success. A commitment to inclusion and diversity in the workplace can enhance an organization’s performance, foster innovation and strengthen its market presence, underscoring […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

US employers and workers say they face a major skills development disconnect

July 9, 2024

Via: HR Dive

Although both employers and employees see the need for skills development in the workplace, continuous upskilling isn’t the norm for most workers, according to a July 3 report from D2L, a learning technology company. Investing in learning and development leads […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Virtual Layoffs and Employee Rights – What are the Best Practices?

July 8, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Laying off employees in today’s business and legal environment can often feel like a minefield and a potential public relations nightmare for employers. Layoffs are by their nature a complex and sensitive process with significant legal implications, especially when employees […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

HR leaders have a responsibility to be trauma-informed, McLean says

July 8, 2024

Via: HR Dive

Research consistently backs the need for psychological safety in the workplace. For instance, in a survey of 28,000 professionals across 16 countries, released in January by Boston Consulting Group, psychological safety was associated with employees feeling 2.1 times more motivated, […]


News

Labour government sets out to deliver bold employment agenda

July 5, 2024

Via: Personnel Today

The next prime minister Sir Keir Starmer said this morning: “Change begins now”. “It feels good, I have to be honest,” he added. The new government has pledged “the biggest upgrade to rights at work for a generation” but will […]


Research

Title VII at 60: A look at the landmark law’s past, present and future

July 3, 2024

Via: HR Dive

Sixty years ago, Congress passed the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and President Lyndon B. Johnson signed it into law just hours later. To commemorate its anniversary, HR Dive has prepared a series of articles on the history and future […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Navigating Political Waters: Tips for Managing Political Discussions in the Workplace

July 2, 2024

Via: HR Hero

In 2024, around the world, more voters will be electing leaders of their countries than in any time in history. The temptation to discuss politics in the workplace will probably be at an all-time high, but these conversations are fraught […]


Software

Make Your Company a Hard Target for Job Scams

July 2, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Your company’s talent is its lifeblood. Job postings for qualified individuals and other recruitment activities are vital to its operations. What happens, then, when scammers conduct phishing schemes to trick individuals into applying for nonexistent jobs you didn’t post with […]


Research

Summer Dress Codes: Employers’ Rights and Responsibilities

July 1, 2024

Via: Spark

Here are some key points to consider, as well as some best practices for enforcing summer dress codes. Laws impacting dress codes In general, employers have broad discretion under federal law to establish reasonable dress code standards. However, policies must […]


Diversity & Inclusion

Do You Perpetuate Harm Against Your LGBTQIA+ Employees — and Sabotage Your Organization’s Success in the Process?

June 26, 2024

Via: Entrepreneur

In recent years, companies have taken steps to create more inclusive workplaces for LGBTQIA+ employees. But let’s be real — many still face discrimination, aggression and a lack of genuine support from leadership. One major roadblock? Low-conscious leaders who haven’t […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Take This Radical Approach to Customer Retention to Boost Employee Morale — And Your Profit

June 25, 2024

Via: Entrepreneur

There are few guarantees in business, but this one is certain: If you don’t keep customers, you won’t have a business for long. Yet, at a time when most companies are desperately trying to maintain customer loyalty (retention is more […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Work Should Be a ‘No Politics’ Zone

June 25, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Institutions around the country are in turmoil, subject to loud clamoring about events in the Middle East. Many members of their communities are making claims of anti-Semitism, while there are counterclaims of Islamophobia. Public universities and institutions may have no […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Are College Degrees Losing Their Luster? Some Employers Think So

June 24, 2024

Via: HR Hero

A recent survey of U.S. employers found that 45% plan to cut out their bachelor’s degree requirements for some positions during 2024. That survey also found 55% of companies had removed degree requirements during 2023. Another telling statistic: Four in […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Keeping Gen Z Engaged in the Workplace

June 24, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Ready or not, Generation Z’s digital-savvy, socially conscious professionals have entered the workforce. Ranging in age from 12 to 27, Gen Z makes up 30% of the world’s population and will make up just as much of the workforce by […]


Workplace wellness

5 stories on the rise of wellness benefits

June 20, 2024

Via: HR Dive

With burnout chronically high — nearly 45% of workers responding to a recent Eagle Hill survey reported experiencing the condition — and engagement declining, HR professionals have increasingly been looking for nontraditional benefits to add to their total rewards. After […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

7 Strategies to Build a Resilient Talent Ecosystem for the Great Reskilling

June 19, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Human resources (HR) leaders are deeply familiar with the Great Resignation and the millions of individuals who quit their jobs over the past few years. However, it is likely that many aren’t as aware of an equally important development known […]