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Increasing Trend Independent Contractors Not Slowing Down

November 16, 2018

Via: HR Hero

A recent survey by Upwork called “Freelancing in America: 2018” confirms a a trend towards workers moving increasingly into freelance and contract work. Today we are joined by Stephane Kasriel, President and CEO of Upwork, to discuss the results. HR […]


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Jobseekers Do Not ‘Like’ Allegedly Biased Facebook Advertisements

November 15, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Recruiting top talent to your organization can be a difficult task. Between the historically low unemployment rate and the cottage industry of jobs websites out there, it can be challenging to locate strong candidates and persuade them to join your […]


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What Does a Dream Job Look Like to Americans?

November 14, 2018

Via: HR Hero

In a country where you’re told you can be anything you want to be, what does the ultimate dream job even look like to the average American? Are most dream jobs ones in which you’re the boss—or do a majority […]


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Will AI Remove Hiring Bias?

November 12, 2018

Via: SHRM

If you’ve been following the latest hiring trends, you may have noticed that many recruiters are turning to artificial intelligence (AI) tools to tackle discrimination in hiring―and the expectations for success are high. However, HR technology analysts and even executives […]


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Does a Formal or Informal Outfit Boost Office Productivity?

November 12, 2018

Via: HR Hero

It used to be that a 9–5 job meant snappy Charles Tyrwhitt suits and briefcases all through the office. But these days, many companies are happy to let their employees dress how they like (so long as it doesn’t affect […]


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Two Reasons HSAs Are Essential for a Healthy Retirement

November 12, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Despite the recent increase in discussion around the need to save wisely for retirement, many Americans underestimate the healthcare costs they will face when they retire. In a study conducted by HSA Bank, 67% of consumers believe they will need […]


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The Step-by-Step Guide to Firing a Remote Employee

November 9, 2018

Via: Entrepreneur

Startups with small teams are like families. Firing a member of that family is rarely easy — especially when the person in question works remotely. “When we are evaluating terminating someone — eliminating their livelihood — we have to work […]


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Examine Your Interview Process: Is It Effective?

November 9, 2018

Via: HR Hero

Being able to identify employees with long-term potential is truly an art form, and companies that get it right typically outperform those that don’t. The companies that excel have a well-defined system in addition to having key decision-makers highly engaged […]


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The Speed of Trust: 3 Ways to Improve Your Organization’s Financial Performance

November 9, 2018

Via: Spark

What does trust in your organization have to do with your bottom line? According to “The Speed of Trust: The One Thing That Changes Everything” by business author Stephen M.R. Covey with Rebecca R. Merrill, trust impacts the whole gamut […]


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Bad Apples 101: Dealing with Difficult Employees

November 8, 2018

Via: HR Hero

No one becomes an HR professional, a manager, or a business owner with the delusion that it will be all puppies, rainbows, and cotton candy. So why do some leaders shy away from dealing with difficult employees or throw up […]