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Development & Evaluation, Employee development

To gain an edge in a looming recession, focus on employee development, McKinsey says

February 3, 2023

Via: HR Dive

Beyond formal training programs, the top performing companies also emphasize on-the-job coaching, according to McKinsey. “Ongoing coaching and continuous feedback are key to helping employees resolve challenges and adapt the way they work as needed,” the report observed. Employers get […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

5 Qualities of Black Excellence Overlooked in the Workplace

February 2, 2023

Via: Entrepreneur

We live in a world where Black excellence is everywhere. Entrepreneurs like Oprah, Rihanna, Michael Jordan, Jay-Z and Beyonce dominate the airways, TV stations and retail outlets. Each of these stars entered the arena in different ways and all managed […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

Qualtrics chief people officer: top 3 HR predictions for 2023

February 2, 2023

Via: HRD America

HR leaders can expect to face many of the same challenges in 2023 as they did last year, according to Julia Anas, chief people officer at Qualtrics, a technology firm with offices in Seattle and Provo, UT. The nearly 20-year […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

How job postings and interviews can help you end rampant turnover

February 2, 2023

Via: Recruiting Headlines

COVID and a tight labor market have dramatically changed the hiring and retention game—as a result, the biggest problem for recruiters now is failure to be honest about the company and what they’re looking for in candidates. Opaqueness doesn’t work […]


News

Tesco to cut 2,000 jobs in supermarket restructure

February 1, 2023

Via: Personnel Today

It said around 1,750 team manager posts across larger stores were at risk, with a new tier of lower-paid shift leader positions coming in to manage shop floors. Around 120 roles in head office and 70 in a call centre […]


News

PayPal to cut 2,000 jobs worldwide

February 1, 2023

Via: Personnel Today

In an announcement to employees yesterday (31 January), the company’s president and CEO Dan Schulman said cuts to full-time employees would be made in the coming weeks, with “some organisations impacted more than others”. PayPal employs around 250 staff in […]


Software

Employee surveillance is a counterproductive ‘shortcut’ for managers, executive says

January 31, 2023

Via: HR Dive

Tracking technologies aimed at boosting productivity may, conversely, damage it, according to a survey of 1,000 employees and 1,000 managers by 15Five, a performance management vendor. The company found that more than one-third of managers surveyed said that monitoring had […]


Research

Report: The gender pay gap has dramatically improved for women in marketing and design

January 31, 2023

Via: HR Dive

A growing number of employers are taking action on pay equity, new research is showing. Many employers have been influenced by the desire to “do the right thing;” others are concerned about mitigating the legal risk of unequal pay, a […]


News

Court strips California contractor of arbitration award

January 31, 2023

Via: HRD America

Under the Contractors State License Law, a limited liability company could be licensed through the qualification of a responsible managing employee (RME) and certain other individuals affiliated with the company. Its license would be automatically suspended if the RME disassociated […]


News

California HR tech firm lays off hundreds of employees

January 31, 2023

Via: HRD America

Another California technology firm is reducing headcount ahead of an anticipated recession. Workday Inc. is cutting 3% (roughly 525 employees) of its global workforce, the company said in an email to staff on Tuesday. The majority of the Pleasanton, CA-based […]


News

McDonald’s shareholders salty over ex-HR chief’s silence

January 31, 2023

Via: HRD America

McDonald’s former chief people officer had a responsibility to report to the company’s stakeholders the toxic work culture brought on by its former CEO, a judge ruled. Shareholders filed a lawsuit against the fast-food giant and its ex-HR chief David […]


News

Report: Inflation, Labor Shortages Top HR Concerns in 2023

January 30, 2023

Via: SHRM

Finding good job candidates and keeping employees will be the key priorities for organizations in 2023, according to a report the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) released Jan. 30. But the clash between the desire to offer competitive pay […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Keeping Remote Workers Safe in Natural Disasters

January 30, 2023

Via: SHRM

On any given day, a blizzard, tornado, flood or other kind of disaster may bombard towns in the U.S. And on any given day, roughly one-fourth of Americans are working remotely. Many traditional workplaces have disaster preparedness plans to cope […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

What to Include—and Not Include—in a Termination Letter

January 30, 2023

Via: SHRM

Following an employee’s policy violations, misconduct or substandard performance, you may conclude it’s time to send the worker a termination letter. How that letter is worded might save you a legal headache. “When involuntarily separating an employee, a termination letter […]


News

California car wash company appeals decision awarding damages to ex-employee

January 30, 2023

Via: HRD America

Under section 98.2(b) of California’s Labor Code, if an employer wants to appeal a Labor Commissioner’s decision to the superior court, which would hear the appeal from the beginning, the employer should post a bond. The case of Adanna Car […]


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

How to Eliminate Corporate Training Waste in 2023

January 27, 2023

Via: HR Hero

Only 12% of employees feel strongly that their organization does a great job onboarding new employees. This low percentage makes sense when you consider that trainers often spend a few days throwing a large amount of information at employees and […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Overselling a Job

January 27, 2023

Via: HR Hero

An often-overlooked aspect of the HR and recruitment functions is the sales/marketing element inherent in recruiting employees. Of course employers want to hire the best, brightest, and most diligent workers, but jobseekers also want to work for the best employers […]


News

4 Black History Month Activities for the Workplace

January 27, 2023

Via: Spark

If you’re looking for Black History Month activities for the workplace, ADP’s Black/African-American business resource group (BRG), Cultivate, has you covered. “We encourage leaders to celebrate Black History Month in ways that make sense for them and their organizations,” says […]


News

Why employee benefits packages are likely to survive 2023’s budget cuts

January 27, 2023

Via: HR Dive

In 2023, compensation and benefits teams will face a crucial challenge: how to balance the need to offer competitive total rewards that attract and retain key talent with the reality presented by an economy in flux. This is reflected in […]