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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 […]


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 […]


Research

Weis Markets will pay $75,000 to settle EEOC lawsuit alleging it failed to stop sexual harassment

June 21, 2024

Via: HR Dive

The EEOC brought the October 2023 suit citing the anti-sexual harassment provision in Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; the agency also cited the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990. This is far from the first time […]


Research

Confusion over workplace etiquette makes employees unsure how to act, survey says

June 18, 2024

Via: HR Dive

The workplace has been inching toward a more casual approach for years now, even prior to the pandemic, but the sudden shift to a hybrid culture has also pushed employers into relaxing certain workplace expectations. Authenticity, or allowing employees to bring their […]


Research

The Future of Work: What’s in store

June 12, 2024

Via: Personnel Today

Automation and AI are transforming industries, augmenting human capabilities, and reshaping job roles. While some routine tasks may be automated, new opportunities will emerge in areas requiring creativity, emotional intelligence, and problem-solving skills. The boundary between work and personal life […]


Research

Decoding State Leave Law Legislation — A Guide for HR Leaders and Business Owners

June 11, 2024

Via: Spark

Experts Samantha Munro, senior counsel at ADP, and Tim Morris, legal compliance director at ADP, teamed up in a webinar to provide critical insights for navigating paid leave laws. How does state leave differ from FMLA? State leave differs from […]


Research

Small businesses call for action on employment costs

June 10, 2024

Via: Personnel Today

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has published its ‘manifesto’, highlighting what SMEs would like to see from the party that wins power at the general election next month, including incentives to employ apprentices, schemes to support those with long-term […]


Research

Older workers make up more of the workforce, EBRI says

June 5, 2024

Via: HR Dive

People’s attitudes toward working later in life seem to be more open. About 58% of people in a September 2023 report said they’d be open to post-retirement employment, if not open to working indefinitely. Some of the motivation appears to […]


Research

What Is the Ideal HR-to-Employee Ratio?

June 3, 2024

Via: Spark

Retaining and engaging employees is the top priority of CEOs this year, according to a recent Chief Executive survey. This means organizations are increasingly looking to their HR teams for initiatives, practices and support for these business goals — and […]


Research

Workplace Trends Report: Majority of Employees Consider Going to the Office a ‘Waste of Time’

May 10, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Nearly 60% of employees received some form of return-to-office (RTO) mandate in 2023, with the percentage of fully remote employees dropping to 33% last year (from 44% in 2022). Yet, more than half (54%) of employees surveyed in the Appspace […]


Research

How to Leverage AI in your Next Executive Job Search

May 2, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Artificial intelligence (AI) is capturing the headlines right now, thanks to new consumer-friendly tools like ChatGPT, Gemini, and other interfaces. There’s great potential in these new tools for both those seeking employment and those doing the hiring. For executives, leveraging […]


Research

How Tech Can Redefine Workforce Practices And Reduce HR Costs

May 2, 2024

Via: Spiceworks

Pavel Shynkarenko of Solar Staff suggests that HR can optimize workforce with technology by embracing flexible, project-based arrangements with freelancers. He highlights the growing trend of contingent working arrangements and the benefits of tapping into global talent pools. Talent attraction […]


Research

Workplace learning could be a boon for wellness, research shows

April 24, 2024

Via: HR Dive

Learning and development in the workplace could be a boon for wellness, new research suggests. Doing cognitively demanding work can delay the onset of brain decline and even dementia at an older age, according to the study published April 17 […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention, Research

Employees seek more sustainable benefits

April 22, 2024

Via: Personnel Today

The research from Zest, an employee benefits technology company, found that 53% of employees are keen to see more planet-friendly benefits on offer. This rises to 66% for workers between the ages of 18 and 34. More than four in […]


Research

Research reveals surge in flexible and remote roles

April 18, 2024

Via: Personnel Today

Sixty-two per cent more flexible jobs were advertised in January to March 2024 compared with the same period last year, according to data drawn from analysis of job posts and search data by flexible jobs platform Flexa. The increase in […]


Research

AI may speed up recruitment – but it won’t get any easier

April 17, 2024

Via: HRD America

HR decision-makers (HRDMs) believe AI will speed up recruitment, but they don’t think the process will get easier in the next five years, according to a new report. Indeed surveyed 16,671 working people, including 2,487 HRDMs, across 11 countries to […]


Research

Four Years of Workplace Evolution Four Years on from COVID-19

April 11, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Four years ago, the world of work underwent a tectonic transformation with the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. The conventional norms of work, entrenched in commutes and linear office hours, were suddenly upended as the virus rendered the physical aspect […]


Research

ChatGPT use is up, including at work

April 3, 2024

Via: HR Dive

More U.S. adults are using ChatGPT, with 23% of adults saying they’ve used it as of February 2024, up from 18% in July 2023, according to a March 26 report from Pew Research Center. Twenty percent of employed respondents said […]


Research

4 in 10 organisations expecting more employee relocations in 2024

April 2, 2024

Via: HRD America

Four in 10 organisations are anticipating more employee relocations or assignments in 2024, according to a new report from WHR Global. Its Global Mobility Benchmark Report revealed that 33% of employers are expecting “slightly higher” volumes of relocations this year, […]


Diversity & Inclusion, Research

White men targeted by harassment more likely to report race and gender bias, survey finds

March 27, 2024

Via: HR Dive

“Of course, the takeaway is not that we should increase harassment toward white men,” Cech said in the university’s article discussing the study findings. “Rather, white men who have had the unfortunate experience of being bullied or threatened at work […]