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Research, Software

Low Unemployment—Where Are You Going to Find Employees?

August 13, 2019

Via: HR Hero

The national unemployment rate is below 4%. So who’s complaining all of a sudden? Employers are. Where are employers going to find qualified workers to hire as their businesses grow? Recently, in the space of a week, I heard two […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

What Is Learning Fatigue, and Why Should HR Care?

August 13, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Although many organizations struggle with giving employees enough opportunities for learning and development, there are problems on the other side of the coin, as well. When too many learning options and training activities are being pushed, employees may suffer what’s […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development, Research, Software

Rise of the Machines: Which Roles Will Be Replaced in 10 Years?

August 13, 2019

Via: HR Hero

In the Johnny Depp movie Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Charlie Bucket’s father works in a toothpaste factory but is quickly replaced by robots that can do his job—screwing toothpaste caps onto tubes of toothpaste—at a fraction of the speed. […]


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Final Rule Allows Small Employers to Band Together to Offer Retirement Benefits

August 12, 2019

Via: HR Hero

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) issued a final rule making it easier for small businesses to offer retirement benefits jointly through Association Retirement Plans (ARPs). About 38 million private-sector employees in the United States do not have access to […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Are Your L&D Professionals Doing These 4 Things?

August 12, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Training and development are key to success in a postindustrial economy, i.e., one that is more focused on providing services than producing goods and services. In an industrial economy, of course, it’s important for employees to be trained. But major […]


Research, Software

Healthcare Hiring: Expert Shares 3 Tips for Successful Recruitment

August 12, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Nursing jobs account for roughly 8% of job listings, finds new CareerArc research. This percentage is based on the vast number of job posts CareerArc distributes for its enterprise clients across a variety of industries, including health care, retail, hospitality, […]


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The Department of Labor Just Announced New Protections for Parents of Special Needs Children

August 12, 2019

Via: Evil HR Lady

If you have a child with learning or physical disabilities, you’re probably familiar with IEPs–Individual Education Plans. The Department of Labor just released an opinion letter that says that IEP meetings are covered under FMLA and that any such meetings […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement, Research, Software

Technology to Better Manage Contingent Workers Is in Demand

August 9, 2019

Via: SHRM

As the use of contingent workers continues to grow, many companies are trying to determine how to effectively assimilate these workers into their organizations, extend their performance management processes to incorporate gig employees, and manage these workers in ways that […]


Research, Software

Unlimited Paid Time Off Is a Deceptive Ploy in Today’s Workplace

August 9, 2019

Via: Workforce

Employees may be lured by the idea of unlimited paid time off but the reality is unlimited paid time off is often an egregious fabrication that employers tell their workforce. What is usually lost in the conversation is what employees […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Ask the Expert: How to Reward High Achiever without Upsetting Coworkers?

August 9, 2019

Via: HR Hero

Q.) We want to give an important employee a raise to ensure she stays with us, but we don’t want to be unfair to other workers. Are there other ways to retain this employee without upsetting coworkers? A.) There are […]