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Category: Development & Evaluation


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Skills-Based Hiring Guidance Issued for Federal Jobs

May 25, 2022

Via: SHRM

​The U.S. Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has issued guidance on adopting skills-based hiring practices to fill federal government jobs. Historically, the government has based a candidate’s hiring eligibility on formal education or candidates’ assessments of how their skills related […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Many Teachers Are Transitioning into the Corporate World

May 25, 2022

Via: HR Hero

There’s a saying about the teaching profession that’s well known to many and almost certainly well despised by teachers: “Those who can do; those who can’t teach.” Of course, many teachers accept relatively low pay for challenging work because they […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Maternity leave: Cost of living crisis highlights need for support

May 25, 2022

Via: Personnel Today

As inflation in the UK reaches a 40 year high of 9%, the spending power of those on maternity leave has reduced dramatically. Statutory maternity pay has already risen this year, but there is little prospect of it being further […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Will Remote Work Kill the Sick Day?

May 24, 2022

Via: HR Hero

For many, the term “sick day” tends to conjure up certain images. For some, a sick day is a euphemism for playing hooky and skipping work to go fishing, play golf, or nurse a hangover. Others have to be on […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

If You Want More Exceptional Job Candidates, Develop a Culture That Supports DEI

May 24, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Several factors are making hiring so difficult. First, the market favors jobseekers like never before. According to a survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 3.7% of jobseekers received four job offers between November 2021 and March 2022. […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

12 Pro Tips That Will Increase Company Retention

May 23, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

Employee retention is critical to your company’s survival in the saturated, competitive international job market. Moreover, retention is one of the biggest challenges businesses face today. ‌The number of people quitting their jobs voluntarily is expected to reach 1 in […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Malcolm Gladwell: ‘The job of developing talent is really hard’

May 23, 2022

Via: HRD America

HR leaders are overwhelmed, and for good reason. The past two years have been hellacious with a seemingly never-ending onslaught of new challenges. From the COVID-19 pandemic forcing the transition to working from home to the Great Resignation leaving millions […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Various Types of Annoying Employees

May 23, 2022

Via: HR Hero

While they’re great comic relief in movies and office sitcoms, annoying coworkers are far less amusing in real life. Whether they chew too loudly, make awkward jokes, or fail to carry their fair share of the workload, annoying employees can […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

3 Creative Strategies for Attracting Top Talent Today

May 23, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The days of jobs “selling themselves” are long gone. Candidates, especially high-performing ones, are no longer satisfied with just collecting a paycheck. They want to work for employers that match their needs and expectations. Talented jobseekers’ desire for more has […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Measuring Organizational Effectiveness

May 19, 2022

Via: SHRM

Organizational effectiveness comes from strong workplace culture, open communication, competent leadership, reliable succession planning and plenty of opportunities for growth. All of those factors can and should be measured. To begin setting goals in your organization and measuring their success, […]