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Beyond the Buzzword: Is Your Company Culture a Help or Hindrance?

September 05, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

You can’t get very far in HR circles without bumping into the term “company culture”—and there’s a good reason for that. More than a buzzword, in competitive markets, your company culture can either give you an edge or edge you out of the...

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The 7 Best HR Calculators to Speed Up Your Work Day

August 30, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

HR calculators can be the perfect tool to save you time and energy in your daily routine. There’s an HR calculator for just about every task you can imagine. And it makes sense: HR covers so many aspects of business relations from training to...

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Interview Questions for the Construction Industry

August 28, 2018 By Diana Cleveland - Leave a comment

The construction industry’s hiring process is tough. Many applicants lack resumes, making interview questions extremely important to get down to an applicant’s capabilities. If you’re looking to reduce employee turnover and get the most qualified...

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Oh No, Not That: Managing HR Software Transitions

August 23, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Want to spark fear into the collective heart of an entire workforce? Just say these five words: “we’re getting new HR software.” Then, stand back as panic ensues.

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How to Train and Re-Skill Employees: Closing the Skills Gap in the Face of Automation

August 21, 2018 By Anna Pajor, SPHR - Leave a comment

The skills gap is looming even heavier with the front of digitization, automation and AI gathering in most industries, taking over unskilled labor positions, and the skilled labor positions do not have enough applicants with the necessary skills....

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HR and Analytics: How to Become an HR Leader Through Analytics

August 14, 2018 By Amber Tenuta - Leave a comment

How would you like to have a better reputation with your internal leaders? The answer - utilize analytics. HR professionals who use analytics are 3.6 times more likely to have a strong reputation with senior business leaders.

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Mental Health in the Workplace: Yes, It’s Your Business

August 07, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Depression…anxiety…panic attacks…substance abuse. Despite ongoing initiatives to remove the stigma associated with mental illness, these words retain the power to make many of us squirm. Mental health remains a delicate subject in many circles,...

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Recruiting Hourly Workers in a Gig Economy

July 24, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

These days, employers are hustling to adapt their recruiting and HR practices to fit the exploding gig economy. After all, the gig-oriented workforce—i.e., temporary workers, staffing employees, contingent workers, contract employees—has grown by...

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Employees with Criminal Records: Is It Time to Rethink Your Hiring Practices?

July 19, 2018 By Julie Kramer - Leave a comment

Are you struggling to fill open positions within your company? If so, you’re not alone. More than 6.6 million jobs are going unfilled in the U.S. right now, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics most recent jobs report. With the...

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Employee Onboarding – From Orientation to First 90 Days

For most organizations, human capital is their single most valuable asset. As a company grows, HR and management are working hard to find, recruit and hire the right talent. However, finding and hiring qualified employees is only the beginning....

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