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Software

How HR Is Using Virtual Chat and Chatbots

May 24, 2022

Via: SHRM

Chatbots can play a role in augmenting or even replacing person-to-person interactions between employees (or potential employees) and HR staff. More HR leaders are considering and adopting conversational AI technology. In fact, Gartner has predicted that by 2023, 75 percent […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Malcolm Gladwell: ‘The job of developing talent is really hard’

May 23, 2022

Via: HRD America

HR leaders are overwhelmed, and for good reason. The past two years have been hellacious with a seemingly never-ending onslaught of new challenges. From the COVID-19 pandemic forcing the transition to working from home to the Great Resignation leaving millions […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Measuring Organizational Effectiveness

May 19, 2022

Via: SHRM

Organizational effectiveness comes from strong workplace culture, open communication, competent leadership, reliable succession planning and plenty of opportunities for growth. All of those factors can and should be measured. To begin setting goals in your organization and measuring their success, […]


News

Microsoft to Nearly Double Salary Budgets, Expand Stock Compensation

May 19, 2022

Via: SHRM

Microsoft Corp. said it plans to “nearly double” its budget for employee salary increases and boost the amount of stock compensation it gives some workers by at least 25 percent, in an effort to retain staff and help people cope […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

If Your Company Is Not Customer-Obsessed, You’re Doing It Wrong

May 19, 2022

Via: Entrepreneur

Morton’s, a well-known American steakhouse chain, delivered a steak to a customer timed to when his plane landed at an airport after he had asked for one in a tweet. While the act garnered headlines as an extraordinary and rare […]


Workplace wellness

Staffing shortages stress remaining workers, survey shows

May 12, 2022

Via: HR Dive

As the workplace continues to rearrange itself in the wake of the pandemic, burnout has taken its toll. An October survey from the Society for Human Resources Management showed that employees who stayed put during the Great Resignation were struggling […]


Research

High Court Asked to Decide If ERISA Pre-Empts Local Health Insurance Mandate

May 2, 2022

Via: SHRM

Are state and local “play-or-pay” laws that require employers to make minimum monthly health care payments for employees pre-empted by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA)? The U.S. Supreme Court has been asked to resolve a disagreement among federal […]


Research

NLRB’s Latest Move Continues Administration’s Union-Boosting Efforts

April 29, 2022

Via: HR Hero

A new memo from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) general counsel (GC) represents a continuation of efforts to promote unionization, according to attorneys who help guide employers through union campaigns. NLRB GC Jennifer Abruzzo on April 27 announced an […]


News

California court rules DMV breaches due process rights

April 29, 2022

Via: HRD America

The DMV permits hearing officers in the “administrative per se” or APS system to hold dual positions as the agency’s advocate and as an impartial decision-maker, which violates drivers’ due process rights, a California court recently said. The plaintiffs – […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Employer Wasn’t Required to Extend Leave as Reasonable Accommodation

April 28, 2022

Via: SHRM

An employer was not required to extend an employee’s six-month leave of absence as a reasonable accommodation for her ankle injury, a California appellate court ruled. California’s Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA) does not require an employer to hold […]