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Category: Engagement


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How to Raise Engagement with Benefits During Open Enrollment

September 23, 2022

Via: SHRM

The process of signing up for benefits options during open enrollment has largely been automated, with online enrollment platforms replacing paper forms. Now, more employers are seeking to improve the online enrollment experience by adding decision-support tools and guides to […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Contingent workers want in on workplace culture

September 22, 2022

Via: HR Dive

Despite their status and degree of separation, contingent workers expect the same workplace integration that full-time employees would, a study by Flextrack suggests. Company culture is becoming as much of a priority for contingent workers as pay has been. This […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Understanding and Taking Steps to Address ‘Quiet Quitting’

September 20, 2022

Via: HR Hero

There’s a new term floating around for an old workplace challenge. “Quiet quitting” is the popular new catchphrase to describe employees who don’t actually quit but just continue to perform the essential requirements of their jobs and don’t go above […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

5 Tips for Recruiting on TikTok

September 20, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Every few years, a new social media platform pops up that’s all the rage (remember Google Plus, anyone?) Oftentimes, these platforms end up falling by the wayside. But once in a while, a platform proves its staying power by not […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

6 Statistics HR Pros Need to Know for Beating the Talent Shortage

September 19, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Although the media is abuzz with news of layoffs and debates about whether we are in a recession, one thing is certain: There is a talent shortage, and it will likely persist as long as the job market remains tight. […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

The Disconnect in Employee Qualifications

September 16, 2022

Via: HR Hero

We’ve written extensively on the challenges employers are facing in filling open positions. Whether one attributes those challenges to the Great Resignation, COVID stimulus money, or a skills gap, the fact is that many companies are struggling to find workers […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Recruiting the Right Way: Being Intentional Will Lead to Success

September 15, 2022

Via: HR Hero

In times of urgent hiring need, companies turn to outside recruiters who can find employees to fill necessary roles. Traditionally, recruiters can quickly find a good candidate for the position, but this sometimes comes at the expense of finding a […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

The 10-Minute Job Interview

September 14, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Companies around the globe are struggling to fill their ranks with workers. As workers, sensing their newfound bargaining power, leave lower-paying jobs to find more lucrative positions, it’s often retailers that feel the pinch of the labor shortage most acutely. […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

6 Ways to Hire Skilled Professionals

September 9, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Recruiting and hiring professionals combine diligence with creativity. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, some of the most significant employment shortages are in skilled labor industries, mining, warehousing, etc. According to a recent Indeed survey, 48% of job […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

California Passes Bill on Fast Food Employment Standards

September 1, 2022

Via: SHRM

California lawmakers just passed the first bill in the nation that aims to enact specific workplace rules and standards for fast-food employees. The Fast Food Accountability and Standards Recovery Act, also known as the FAST Recovery Act (or AB 257), […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Three Tips When Hiring at High-Volume

August 31, 2022

Via: HR Hero

There is one thing at the forefront of teams hiring for high volume, hourly positions–speed. The top reason candidates turn down a job is because they were offered another, so identifying the most valuable candidates with the best skills before […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Changing Employer Attitudes Towards Layoffs

August 29, 2022

Via: HR Hero

There has long been a certain stigma tied to being laid off from a job. Sure, it’s not quite the same as getting fired for cause, but it’s still not a great look to be seen as expendable when staffing […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

The Companies Rescinding Job Offers

August 26, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Landing a new job is one of the most exciting aspects of many people’s professional lives. A new job represents new opportunities, the ability to meet new people and learn new skills, and oftentimes more prestige and compensation than a […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

4 Ways to Elevate Your Business’ Social Media to Attract Candidates

August 24, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Despite the potential of social media in helping brands connect with millions of people every day, so many companies still haven’t fully embraced social channels for recruitment. Social media recruiting may take a little time to get established, but once […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Stop requiring diversity statements when hiring, academic freedom group says

August 24, 2022

Via: HR Dive

Colleges face a personnel challenge because faculty populations are generally much less diverse than student bodies. The share of faculty members who are not White has also grown more slowly in recent years than that of students, even as student […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How Employers are Adapting to Labor Market Shifts

August 23, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Various factors have combined to create what is being called the Great Resignation. Historic stock prices buoyed 401ks and runaway home prices left many older workers feeling financially secure enough to retire early. Many workers have left jobs because they […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How to Enhance Employee Retention by Rethinking the Onboarding Process

August 22, 2022

Via: HR Hero

It’s estimated that 47 million people left their jobs in 2021 according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, prompting a flurry of “Now Hiring” announcements as everyone from major corporations to small businesses struggle to attract and retain top […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Hiring for Your Small Business? Here’s What You Should Look for Above All Else

August 17, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

You won’t make your business a success. Your team will. The smaller the company, the larger the potential impact of any employee — especially new hires who will significantly change your team by disrupting (for good or bad) the norm […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Using Gig Workers to Fill Staffing Shortages

August 16, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Companies struggling to find enough help often overlook the potential labor pool that exists among gig workers. While some employers may be dismissive of the viability of utilizing gig workers for their operations, there are millions of potential gig workers […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Look In, Lean Out to Attract and Retain Talent

August 15, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Many executives, business owners and HR leaders I know are struggling with talent: how to get it, how to keep it. Companies are finding recruiting new workers with the skills, attitudes and aptitude required for a rapidly-changing workplace more challenging […]