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Category: Development & Evaluation


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

3 Ways Humans and AI are Working Together to Improve Hiring

July 10, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Many companies are filling fewer roles, a major shift from the blistering pace of hiring that we’ve seen over the last few years. Due to economic fears and a job market settling from the pandemic-era disruption, this less hurried atmosphere […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

5 Ways to Support Gen Z Employees in the Workplace

July 1, 2024

Via: Spark

Gen Z employees are reshaping the workplace, and HR professionals have an opportunity to learn from them and adapt to meet their needs. At ADP’s 2024 Women@Work summit, a panel of intergenerational experts shared their insights on how Gen Z […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Social Media & The Candidate Experience: How Social Platforms Are Playing a Bigger Role

June 28, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Social media has moved beyond just entertainment—now, it’s also a dynamic in reshaping career trajectories and empowering individuals in their pursuit of professional fulfillment. While professional networking platforms like LinkedIn have long been recognized as essential tools in job hunting, […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

3 Strategies for Fostering Camaraderie in Remote Teams

June 27, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Many organizations operate with a remote or hybrid workforce in today’s digital age. While this flexibility offers numerous benefits, it can also present challenges in fostering a strong sense of camaraderie among employees who may rarely, if ever, physically interact […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Taking Adverse Employment Actions Based on Background Checks

June 26, 2024

Via: HR Hero

The Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) was enacted to promote accuracy, fairness, and privacy of consumer information contained in the files of consumer reporting agencies (CRA). Employment background checks are a form of consumer report, so employers that conduct background […]


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 […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Why Employee Experience Management Should Still Be One of HR’s Top Priorities

June 21, 2024

Via: Spark

Employee experience management has a significant effect on performance. Gallup’s 2023 Employee Engagement Survey found that 33 percent of U.S. workers are actively engaged at work. Organizations with higher employee experience scores tend to enjoy lower absenteeism, lower turnover, more […]


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 […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Hybrid working as productive as full-time office attendance

June 19, 2024

Via: Personnel Today

The research by Stanford University and Shenzhen Finance Institute involved more than 1,600 graduate workers at Chinese travel agency Trip.com. It found that people who worked from home two days per week were just as likely to be promoted as […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Employee skill growth is too slow — and it may drive some managers to quit, survey says

June 17, 2024

Via: HR Dive

The tech skills gap has troubled employers for years — a problem that the emergence of AI has only worsened. Employers have said in various surveys they are concerned they cannot train workers quickly enough to keep up with tech […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

The U.S. has a severe labor shortage. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit can help.

June 13, 2024

Via: HR Dive

Despite consistently low unemployment numbers, the United States is grappling with a severe labor shortage that is impacting industries across the board. From hotels and restaurants to grocery and manufacturing industries, employers are struggling to find workers to fill essential […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Should workplaces offer pet-friendly benefits?

June 12, 2024

Via: HRD America

HR professionals believe that offering pet-friendly benefits in the workplace can deliver rewards on wellbeing, retention, and recruitment. This is according to a new report from PetPartners and the Human Animal Bond Research Institute (HABRI), which polled 1,021 HR professionals […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Workplace disability data: the unexpected upside

June 11, 2024

Via: Personnel Today

In a world where diversity and inclusion are increasingly recognised as key drivers of business success, the employment landscape for disabled people is a stark reminder of the work that still needs to be done. According to the UK parliament, […]