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Research, Software

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% […]


Good case practices, Workplace wellness

New Year, New Rules for Employee Wellness

January 16, 2019

Via: Workforce

New year, new rules. At least for companies with workplace wellness programs. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission’s incentive rule — which dictated that wellness programs are considered voluntary if the incentive or penalty was no more than 30 percent of […]


Research, Software

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 […]


Research, Software

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 […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

4 Tips for Managing Employee Absenteeism

January 16, 2019

Via: Spark

While you probably know that employee absenteeism is an expensive problem to have, you may not realize just how much it could be costing you. According to All One Health, each year unscheduled employee absenteeism costs $3,600 for an hourly […]


News

Steady US job growth could end in 2019

January 15, 2019

Via: HR Dive

The U.S. saw consistent job growth in last quarter of 2018 (with a slight dip in November), and it ended the year with a robust gain of 312,000 in December. Meanwhile, unemployment closed out the year with a moderate increase […]


Research, Software

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, […]


News

Google and Facebook employees are teaming up against their bosses

January 15, 2019

Via: The Verge

Last week we wrote about a pair of new lawsuits against Google’s parent company, Alphabet, alleging that the board acted improperly in which it agreed to pay out tens of millions of dollars to executives who had been found to […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Pros and Cons of Encouraging Your Employees to Take MOOCs

January 15, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Massive open online courses (MOOCs) that are administered on platforms like EdX and Udemy have grown in popularity and standing in the past few years, and many employers are starting to rely on them to teach their own employees in […]


Methods & techniques, Workplace wellness

6 Things HR Must Consider for Comprehensive Employee Wellness Programs

January 15, 2019

Via: HR Hero

According to Deloitte research, the corporate wellness market is projected to be worth $11.3 billion by 2021, and two-thirds of organizations inside the United States already claim that well-being programs are a critical part of their employment brand and culture. […]