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5 Ways COVID-19 Will Change HR

Many companies and job titles will go through drastic changes due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The HR sector and the people working in it will undoubtedly experience some of them. Here are five things people can anticipate regarding HR Read more

Better People Decisions Make Hiring More Efficient

Hiring is costly.

Hiring the wrong employee is even more pricey, and the more pivotal the position is, the more expensive it can be. A bad hire costs your organization in three ways: finances, time, and intangible factors. Hiring and … Read more

Talent Management Is Dead; Long Live Employee Experience

Human resources is having a moment.

OK, let’s be honest. HR has been having a moment for a while now. Not a good moment, per se, but not a bad one either. It’s undergoing some pretty big changes. It’s no … Read more

#WorkTrends Recap: We Can’t Talk about That at Work!

Going to work these days can feel like a minefield. It seems that most people have an opinion about topics that create intense emotions, and people’s differences lead to polarization rather than unity.

Thank you to Patrick Antrim, former … Read more

#WorkTrends Preview: We Can’t Talk about That at Work!

Today’s headlines are brimming with emotionally-charged topics including racial injustice, protests, sexual harassment and more, making it unrealistic for employers to expect their employees to leave their opinions at the door.

Organizations must take advantage of this emotionally fraught time … Read more

#WorkTrends Recap: Diversity Supports an Inclusive Workplace Culture

There is a lot of talk in human resources circles about diversity and inclusion, but what does diversity and inclusion really mean in the workplace? Debra Ruh, CEO of Ruh Global Communications and author of several books including Tapping into Read more

#WorkTrends Preview: Diversity Supports an Inclusive Workplace Culture

What do “diversity and inclusion” mean in the workplace?

Debra Ruh, CEO of Ruh Global Communications and author of several books including Tapping into Hidden Human Capital: How Leading Global Companies Improve their Bottom Line by Employing Persons with DisabilitiesRead more

#WorkTrends Recap: Legislation of Pay Equity

According to the U.S. Census, the median annual pay for a woman who holds a full-time job is $40,742, but the median annual pay for a man who holds a full-time job is $51,212. This means that if an … Read more

#WorkTrends Preview: Legislation of Pay Equity

As a provider of employment screening services, HireRight has worked for years to refine the process of accumulating the information employers need to make effective hiring decisions while still respecting the needs of candidates.

One area that affects the employee … Read more

#WorkTrends Recap: Creating the HR Function of the Future

Kevin Grossman, President of The Talent Board and the CandE Awards, and I became acquainted when Twitter was in its infancy and soon after we co-hosted a little podcast together called, #TChat. Over the years we have seen many changes, … Read more

#WorkTrends Preview: Creating the HR Function of the Future

I am so happy to have Kevin Grossman as our guest today on #WorkTrends to talk about a topic that is becoming increasingly prominent in the human resources world: technology.

Technology is pervading all parts of our lives today. Whether … Read more

How to Land a Seat at the C-Suite Table

Among many small- and mid-sized businesses (SMB), human resource departments are no longer seen as an isolated administrative function. Instead, there is growing recognition HR is an integral part of a company’s infrastructure, on equal footing with such functions as … Read more

5 Successful Leaders Share Powerful Lessons For First-Time Managers

Good leadership is an essential for any successful company, but it’s not always easy for junior or first-time managers to adapt to their role. Many times, leaders look back on their career and have a whole host of new insights … Read more

Joint Challenges: HR and Legalized Marijuana

Legalized marijuana may soon become a nationwide reality—possibly within the next year. Even if it doesn’t, more states could join Alaska, California, Colorado, Maine, Massachusetts, Nevada, Oregon, Washington, and Washington, D.C. in legalizing recreational marijuana.

So in anticipation, let’s explore … Read more

Why Annual Social Media Policy Reviews Are Necessary

With new social media platforms cropping up all the time, workplace social media rules must go beyond simply discouraging employees from putting off deadlines to play with Snapchat filters. In fact, your corporate social media policy could probably use some … Read more

Six Tips for Meeting the Technology Hiring Demand

Finding highly skilled talent, especially IT professionals with expertise in the areas of cybersecurity, cloud computing, data analytics and mobile strategies, is difficult today. When it comes to technology recruiting, in a market with low unemployment, we’re seeing a definite … Read more

HR Needs Collaboration More Than Ever

This post has been brought to you in partnership with Microsoft Teams.

At the core of every great organization is one important asset—people. More than any other resource a company holds, it is the talent, passion, and diversity of … Read more

Is Taller Better? Explaining the Height Wealth Gap

Last year, a new study found that taller people are more likely to be successful in life, meaning they are more likely to hold important positions at work and earn higher salaries. Countless other studies have concluded the same … Read more

Send in the Robots: The Good and Bad of Automating Your Hiring Process

Futurist and tech billionaire, Elon Musk, believes we may not be far from a time where robots and various forms of artificial intelligence (AI) will perform most jobs. He cautions that a day will come when there will be few … Read more

How to Prove You Have the Skills Tech Recruiters Value Most

Recruitment in any industry is a difficult process. Finding staff that are not only qualified to the role, but fit into your company (and will stay with you) is important if you want the process to be sustainable and financially … Read more

Recruiters Share Their Pet Peeves

It isn’t always easy finding a career that fits like a glove, but the pressure to do so is great for many of us. We are aware that our career comprises a significant part of our identity, and to … Read more

Recruiting Efficiency Can and Does Improve Candidate Experience

Recruiting is made up of a million different moving pieces. Literally. And they’re not linear either; they constantly loop back and in on themselves. Some of them help with talent attraction. Some do the heavy lifting of recruitment itself. And … Read more

A Seat at The Table

I started my career in HR over 17 years ago, and the questions I heard most often at all the HR conferences were “Why don’t I have a seat at the executive table?” and “How can I get the executives … Read more

HR Is About to Get an Analytics Makeover

Many company departments rely on analytics for decisions they make and strategies they implement. Through using analytics and data, these departments can get a better idea of what their customers and clients need or are looking for.

While analytics may … Read more