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Communication, Development & Evaluation

Navigating Political Waters: Tips for Managing Political Discussions in the Workplace

July 2, 2024

Via: HR Hero

In 2024, around the world, more voters will be electing leaders of their countries than in any time in history. The temptation to discuss politics in the workplace will probably be at an all-time high, but these conversations are fraught […]


Research

Workplace Trends Report: Majority of Employees Consider Going to the Office a ‘Waste of Time’

May 10, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Nearly 60% of employees received some form of return-to-office (RTO) mandate in 2023, with the percentage of fully remote employees dropping to 33% last year (from 44% in 2022). Yet, more than half (54%) of employees surveyed in the Appspace […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Thriving Among Competition: Recruitment and Retention Strategies to Become a Destination Employer  

April 25, 2024

Via: HR Hero

The lifeline of any company is attracting and retaining top-notch talent. High-performing employees serve as the building blocks for setting the foundation for organizational success. In a competitive workforce with a limited talent pool, recruitment and retention strategies have become […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

The Impact of Excessive Screen Time and How to Support Better Working Habits

March 26, 2024

Via: HR Hero

It’s no surprise people are spending more time on screens. In fact, millions of Americans are exposed to excessive screen time every day (7+ hours), particularly those who work in office jobs. While technology has many benefits, spending prolonged periods […]


News

How to Craft a Social Media Policy for Your Employees in 2024

March 22, 2024

Via: HR Hero

These days, a social media policy isn’t just an afterthought—it’s a must. The vast majority of your employees likely engage in some type of social media usage, whether they’re constantly sharing snippets of their days on TikTok, sharing interesting articles […]


Workplace wellness

How to Nurture Workplace Wellbeing

March 21, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Every successful should pay attention to how productive their employees are, how low their retention rate is, and how much money their company is making. But are enough businesses focused on the wellbeing of their employees? On the one hand, […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Redefining Work: Gen Z’s Quest for Meaning Beyond the 9-to-5

March 20, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Between the widespread adoption of remote and hybrid work policies and advances in telecommunications technology, many of us now live in an era where the boundaries between work and life are considerably blurred. The Gen Z Shift In the midst […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

3 Key Questions You Must Answer to Foster a Strong Organizational Culture

March 5, 2024

Via: HR Hero

Organizations often deploy various strategies like corporate retreats, training programs, and performance incentives to embed their company’s core values and create a strong organizational culture. Despite the effort and resources spent, many companies still grapple with weak or unevenly adopted […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How to Recruit Great Seasonal Candidates During the Holidays

September 14, 2023

Via: HR Hero

The holidays of 2023 hold great promise for employment opportunities. For instance, economists are optimistic about the prospects for teen employment as businesses ramp up their hiring efforts for the season. This blog post will share actionable and original tactics […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Why Trust Is the Key to Effective Pay Transparency

August 21, 2023

Via: Spark

Some employers worry that elevating pay transparency will cause employees to quit. It’s likely some will. But in organizations where trust is established in the culture, the change is unlikely to spark high turnover. The trouble is that trust is […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How Marketing Automation Can Help Lean HR Teams Attract and Engage Talent

July 26, 2023

Via: HR Hero

As if the one-two-punch of recent job cuts and persistent talent shortages wasn’t enough for HR professionals to navigate, now they must perform this balancing act as their own teams continue to shrink. Many of this year’s news-making layoffs have […]


Research

What Needs to Change for the Future of HR

July 6, 2023

Via: HR Hero

Those of us in recruiting have noticed a decline in employee engagement metrics for some time now as new employee needs come into conflict with the more traditional ways of working. Some aspects of this decline are reflected in employees’ […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

5 Tips for Conducting Remote Performance Reviews in 2023

June 2, 2023

Via: HR Hero

Remote work offers increased freedom and flexibility, but it poses a few challenges, too. As a manager in a hybrid workplace environment, you may face difficulties in delivering effective performance reviews to your remote employees. If so, you’re not alone. […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Why Family-Building Benefits are a Necessary Piece of Modern Employer Coverage

March 30, 2023

Via: HR Hero

Family-building benefits were once synonymous with essential but limited parental offerings like maternity leave. But modern families have grown and changed significantly over the past few decades. In addition to maternity leave solutions, top employees are now requesting benefits like […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

Faces of HR: Kristen Kenny on Empathy, Building Culture & Instilling Values

February 23, 2023

Via: HR Hero

In undergrad, Kristen Kenny studied teaching and business management. She was still considering her options one summer when she started working as a Recruiting Coordinator at Fidelity Investments. Although she had found the role via a temp agency, Kenny would […]


News

How the Workforce Can Prepare for Sustainability Hiring

February 13, 2023

Via: HR Hero

The pandemic changed the way people look at the world. Priorities like family, experiences, and social causes became more important than ever before. People also increasingly care about the impact companies have on the environment and prefer to spend their […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Occupancy Monitoring: Understanding Office Space in Hybrid Working

January 27, 2023

Via: HR Hero

With hybrid work becoming the new normal, businesses are under pressure to reevaluate the efficiency of their office spaces. While this may appear to be a mammoth task for many, effective occupancy monitoring can help create a seamless transition to […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Resolutions and Microlearning: Make Goals Attainable

January 6, 2023

Via: HR Hero

As a new year approaches, millions of people around the world are making new year’s resolutions. However, millions will abandon those goals by the end of January. Often, the problem with self-improvement goals is that they are too big, too […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Preventative Healthcare Benefits – How They Help Retain and Engage Employees

December 20, 2022

Via: HR Hero

The Great Resignation is a problem for many companies going into 2023. Businesses are facing high employee turnover and low staffing, and it is driving them to re-evaluate how they attract and keep workers. healthcare benefits Today, over a third […]


News

Hiring Shouldn’t Be This Problematic: Technology Can Help 

December 12, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Doesn’t it seem like the hiring process should be more streamlined by now? According to Glassdoor, it can take an average of 23.8 days to get an offer from a US-based company. Some employers can extend that time up to […]