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Are You Supporting Your Remote Employees?

Are You Supporting Your Remote Employees? By Ultimate Software According to a worldwide study, approximately 70 percent of global employees worked remotely at least once a week in 2018, while 53 percent telecommuted closer to half the week. These figures are significantly higher than studies from previous years, where Gallup found that 43 percent worked from home…

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Why Leaders Should Encourage Employee Autonomy

Why Leaders Should Encourage Employee Autonomy By Baili Bigham Despite all we’ve written on the subject over the years, micromanagement continues to plague organizations everywhere, and at some point in your career, it’s likely you’ve experienced some form of it. While it’s not every manager’s intention to adopt this notorious style of fear-based leadership, many…

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The Business Impact of a Mature Hiring Process

The Business Impact of a Mature Hiring Process By iCIMS The recent spike in mergers and acquisitions, the Internet of things (IoT) and technology-centric business transformations have organizations moving faster than ever to achieve strategic initiatives. To keep pace and effectively execute against operational goals, a strong workforce is essential. The Business Impact of a…

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3 Ways to Master Next Year’s Candidate-Driven Market

3 Ways to Master Next Year’s Candidate-Driven Market By Kelly Peters The unemployment lows we’ve seen throughout 2019 are expected to continue into the new year. In 2020, recruiters will have to work harder than ever. With fewer qualified applicants coming your way, you may find yourself scrambling to impress top talent, not the other way around….

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Restart Your Safety Program After an Accident

Restart Your Safety Program After an Accident By Lancaster Safety Consultants How Would You Recover From an Accident? When an accident on the job site occurs, it affects everybody. It’s an emotionally-charged time full of “what ifs” that forces everybody involved to face the reality that everything can change in an instant. But what follows…

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How Feedback Can Improve Your Recruitment Strategy

How Feedback Can Improve Your Recruitment Strategy By Tom Short Finding the right candidates is not easy, especially in a competitive job market. Attracting and retaining your future superstars is among the C-suite’s most significant concerns for organizational success and understandably so. Turnover is expensive and directly impacts your organization’s performance on many levels. The direct costs of running…

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Protected Activity or Terminable Misconduct?

Employer Resources

Protected Activity or Terminable Misconduct? By Connie Bertram It has become almost routine for employees pursuing whistleblower and other employment-related claims against their employer to engage in “self-help discovery,” using their access to files and databases to collect and gather, in violation of company policy, documents and data relating to their claims. The company often…

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The Most Effective Ways to Show Employee Appreciation

Employer Resources

By Lorena Martinez “Let me know when your whole life goes up in smoke. Means it’s time for a promotion.” This is the advice Nigel gives Andy in a scene from the 2006 movie, “The Devil Wears Prada.” Promotions are the only appreciation employees receive at Runway Magazine. A Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For would…

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Employee Benefits: Make Them Easy to Use and Buy

By Sharlyn Lauby One of my favorite phrases is “make it easy to buy and easy to use”. I learned it years ago in the hospitality industry. If you want to upsell a restaurant guest, make it easy for them to buy the premium product and use it. Basically, as the guest, I simply want…

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How Top Tech Trends are Transforming Work

By Charles Coy When asked to consider how technology is transforming the world of work, an HR executive may point to advancements in applicant tracking systems, the growth of on-demand learning platforms and better employee analytics. These are just a few of the exciting new tools having a profound impact on HR, but what about…

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