New data shows this ‘non-routine’ trade may be future-proof
Genuine D&I is multi-faceted and more than just about gender – but how can HR drive real change?
You need the right People Analytics Leader in order to build an effective and strategic people analytics function. This person is the key evangelist and visionary for data-driven decision making, and ensures the use of people analytics always delivers values to the business.
The suspect pushed, punched, and choked the victim, police said
NSW will introduce paid domestic and family violence leave for its 300,000+ public sector workers
Last week, the United States Department of Labor (USDOL) issued a FLSA-related opinion letter of special significance to hospitality employers.
The power of communication is a fantastic thing. Reflect upon a recent conversation with someone that went great. The one whereas you walked away you felt like you had a clear image or purpose from what was discussed. The chances are that person was a great communicator. Maybe they told a great story or painted
The future is scary when you have no idea what’s coming — but that doesn’t mean companies and their human resources teams are powerless in preparing themselves. It’s time for HR departments to play a key role in not only predicting the future, but also actively moving their business in the direction it needs to
Competencies have become the building blocks to determining success in an open role. When you identify competencies that are required for success in critical roles within your organization, you create a higher likelihood of job fit and success. Additionally, the chances of retaining that employee, due to their increased fit to the role increases and
After serving their country and gaining valuable experience in the process, many of our nation’s veterans still struggle to find jobs when they return home. Veterans without college degrees are often overlooked for high skill jobs. Companies should consider veterans’ experiences to be as valuable as a college degree and prioritize technical, leadership, and critical
Recruiters know that time is a precious resource. Time with hiring partners and candidates is invaluable to achieve hiring success. But the many variables we juggle — changing requirements, shifting timelines and candidates’ busy schedules — can easily eat up that time. Simplifying applications, improving your processes and leveraging technology to help automate the repetitive
HR leaders from Australia’s public service join National HR Summit in new forum
Employer action is improving workplace gender equality, but there’s still much work to be done
With International Men’s Day right around the corner, Workscore looked at the impact of work on male wellbeing
If any of these signs sound familiar, it’s best to not panic right away
Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past year, you know Google for Jobs is a big deal. By sending job seekers directly to openings from Google’s search results instead of, say, the homepage of a job board, the world’s most popular search engine has changed how everyone — job boards and direct
How can HR professionals help C-suite leaders care about culture? Or, even better, help senior leaders proactively engage in culture management?
Imagine for a moment being a transgender person. Imagine what it must be like wondering whether to come out at work. And “If I come out, is this the beginning or the end of my career.”
Note: The use of cryptocurrencies — a digital or virtual currency — is far from common, though interest is growing particularly among digital sophisticates concerned about financial transaction security and privacy. As companies increase their hiring of remote independent contractors, requests to be paid in one or another of the cryptocurrencies is not unheard of.
We’ve heard it all: AI will take over the world and eradicate mankind.
It used to be that people punched in and ground away at their desks all day, but times have changed. Whether it’s to avoid the commute, leverage the quiet focus of working at home or simply to stay in pajamas all day, recent research shows that 70% of people work remotely at least once a
Sssshhhh, I have a secret, but you can’t tell anyone, deal?
The IRS annually adjusts the maximum amounts that employees can save in their 401(k) plans. This chart (borrowed from SHRM) shows the defined contribution plan changes. Defined Contribution Plan Limits 2019 2018 Change Maximum employee elective deferral* $19,000 $18,500 +$500 Employee catch-up contribution (if age 50 or older by year-end)** $6,000 $6,000 No change
The gender pay gap inches closer to parity, but are managers doing enough?
Food delivery backpacks will serve as ‘mobile billboards’
‘Our inability to create psychologically safe workplaces means we are effectively stuck in the Dark Ages of employee engagement’
Whilst the list of things that can go wrong is long and varied, these disasters take the biscuit
Pittsburgh-based Highmark Health generates some $19 billion in annual revenues and employs about 50,000 people across the nation. The healthcare company serves 50 million people in all 50 states. Highmark’s diversified portfolio includes businesses in health insurance, healthcare delivery, retail eyewear, and dental solutions. Like many companies today, Highmark Health has embarked on a broad
When bringing new talent into the fold, most employers tend to focus on paperwork and how quickly the employee can become productive. Bu with 30% of new hires quitting in 6 months, changing how you onboard makes smart economic sense. Investing in customized, effective training at this point can improve your odds of retaining the
I was reading through a job description the other day that mentioned innovation 3+ times. However, as I read the description, I saw this: “Must have 5-7 years’ experience.” My thought was: Innovation or tenure — you tell me.
Join us on 12/6/18 for a webinar on how to prepare for the SHRM certification exam. Click here to register. When you’re preparing to study for both the SHRM Certification exams, it’s important to… Workology is the art and science of work, HR and recruitment. Join the resource revolution.
Do you feel like we have spent a lot of time speaking about technology lately? As I reflect on my career and some of what I have experienced I have tried to think about the habits that I have formed that have served me well.
Many organizations are struggling to fill open positions. It takes them weeks or months to fill just one job. The skills shortage often gets the blame. Because there are more jobs than people to fill them, leaders have come to expect that hiring will be a time-consuming challenge.
Safety is a concern regardless of the job. Today’s guest post was written by Molly McGuane, a Communications Specialist. No matter what your career or position is, It’s important to be cautious on the job. Whether you’re in an office, on a construction site, or putting out a fire, being aware of your surroundings and
The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator has been widely used for decades to assess personality. But there is very little, if any, science behind it. Merve Emre, associate professor of English at the University of Oxford and fellow at Worcester College, delves into the story behind the test with her new book, The Personality Brokers: The Strange History
Administrators claim most delivery riders are employees, not independent contractors
The partnership will see PeopleStreme and Ascender capitalise on GO1.com’s educational expertise and one-stop shop training
The device is made for a specific type of employees trapped in dangerous encounters
With millennials now moving rapidly into management positions and the “fourth industrial revolution” just on the threshold, according to the World Economic Forum, traditional business practices and structures are under pressure to change like never before.
In an arms race that features the likes of deep-pocketed Google, LinkedIn, Facebook, Indeed, and others, ZipRecruiter isn’t throwing in the towel. It’s sponsoring the most popular podcast in the world, getting serious about mobile, and raising a truckload of cash, to name a few.
The gender wage gap means women must work into the next year to earn what white non-Hispanic men earn by the end of the current year. And how long it takes women to catch up largely depends on their race and ethnic background. August 7th was Equal Pay Day for black women, based on the
What happens when a passive lead expressing interest completely disappears? Say you completed a sourcing session and contacted the perfect profile. Within a day they’ve contacted you back expressing interest and maybe now, they’ve stopped responding to InMails or emails, and you don’t know what do to about it.
This “think piece” is designed to stimulate your thinking about a major omission from your talent metrics.
Note from Ben: my wonderful wife, Melanie, recently wrote this as a personal tribute and “thank you” to those veterans closest to our family. She’s taken to doing more writing of late to share personal stories with our kids both now and in the future, and I am always touched by the words she crafts
Businesses see the benefits of hiring a mix of permanent and temporary staff
A new report highlights the significant divide between supply and demand for highly-skilled workers
HRD is on the hunt for Australia’s most innovative HR teams for its annual report
The US online retailer has stood by this principle for 20 years
HP Inc. has launched an organisation-wide talent management strategy – and at its heart is a commitment to ensuring innovation flourishes
You may have great instincts — a knack for spotting talent, a drive for self-improvement, and a talent for empowering people — but unless you can get your priorities in order, you’re not likely to be much help to anyone, much less yourself. With incessant demands on our time and attention, it’s not easy beating the distractions coming at