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Achieving Diversity and Culture Fit Possible Through Expert Recruiting

January 18, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Most employers are eager to tout the benefits of a diverse and inclusive workforce, and they also want to create a workplace where people are comfortable with the organization’s values and feel like they fit in with their coworkers. But […]


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More Employers Are Minding Mental Health

January 17, 2019

Via: Workforce

Mental illness has been a long-avoided topic in the workplace. But as rates of suicide, substance abuse, anxiety and depression increase, more employers are making these issues a top priority. In fact, 57 percent of employers plan to increase their […]


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Improving Your Workplace Violence Policy

January 17, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Company HR and security professionals began to focus on workplace violence prevention using policies and training as far back as the early ’90s, when the issue was often described as something that happened either rarely, only at the U.S. Postal […]


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Increase in Positive Drug Tests are a Security Concern

January 17, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Drug use among employees is a broad concern for any organization, and with wide acceptance of medical marijuana and the legalization or decriminalization of recreational marijuana in many states, security (and HR) personnel can have difficulty navigating these changes. While […]


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More than half of employees have experienced job burnout, report finds

January 16, 2019

Via: HR Dive

Burnout may be one of the largest threats to employee engagement and retention — 95% of HR professionals surveyed for a study by Kronos Incorporated cited burnout as an obstacle to employee retention. Nearly half of respondents revealed that 20% […]


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Religious Bias at Work: How You Pray is Not Your Employer’s Business

January 16, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Last year, the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP), a division of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), issued a directive related to federal contractors’ compliance with Executive Order 11246. In conjunction with a variety of federal statutes, Executive […]


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Hiring in 2019? Here’s How to Attract the Best and Brightest

January 16, 2019

Via: HR Hero

With the new year in full swing, many companies may be looking to fill recently allotted roles. Hiring competition is expected to be fierce among employers—just last November, the increase in new jobs added to the market was double the […]


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7 Policies to Update in Your 2019 Employee Handbook

January 15, 2019

Via: SHRM

Handbooks are a key asset for communicating company policies and promoting fairness and consistency in the workplace, and ever-evolving federal, state and local laws make routinely reviewing and updating handbooks critical for employers. 2018 proved to be a busy year, […]


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Employee experience rarely exceeds expectations, study says

January 14, 2019

Via: HR Dive

In this increasingly competitive job market, employers need to think strategically about the qualities that make them special and how employees may perceive them, Ray Baumruk, Alight’s vice president of consumer experience for research and insights, said in a press […]


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Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid in 2019

January 14, 2019

Via: HR Hero

It’s hard to believe another year is coming to a close, but here we are. As part of my personal year-end celebration, I have prepared an informal ranking of the top mistakes I’ve tried to help clients avoid, correct, or […]