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The 5 Biggest Resume Debates

Posted by Guest Post on Mar 12, 2020 7:37:00 AM

Putting together a resume isn't always easy. There are a lot of factors to consider: modern trends, showcasing your skills in the best light, including everything that needs to be included, and so on. These factors spark a significant amount of debate about best practices.

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Topics: Recruiting

5 Tips to Get Your Workforce Tech Savvy

Posted by Guest Post on Feb 27, 2020 3:27:41 PM

The more people that you work with, the more obvious it becomes there are lots of workers who just aren’t tech savvy.

Some people are able to learn new systems instantly and diagnose and fix their own tech issues. Other people aren’t even comfortable converting a Word doc to a PDF.

And that can be a big problem, especially if you’re about to implement some new tech.

If you’re struggling with team members whose tech skills aren’t up to snuff, you’re not alone. It can be frustrating, but there are some ways to deal with it.

Here are five tips to get your workforce tech savvy:

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Topics: Technology

3 Ways to Embrace Diversity at Your Organization

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Feb 20, 2020 11:51:40 AM

According to The U.S. Transgender Survey, there are currently 1.4 million transgender American adults, and of this population, 33% wish to not be assigned to either the female or male gender and consider themselves gender-nonbinary.

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Topics: Employee Rights, HR, Culture

5 Ways to Show Compassion at Work

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Feb 10, 2020 11:46:48 AM

When it comes to compassion in the workplace, some may cringe, as they believe that opening up and showing kindness or “friending” team members is a recipe for disaster and it’s best to keep work life and personal life separate.

But let’s face it- you spend 40+ hours a week with these people. Would a little compassion really be the worst thing?

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Topics: Leadership, HR, Culture

5 HR Trends to Watch in 2020

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Jan 27, 2020 2:52:51 PM

The new decade will bring new distractions for HR, but HR Gurus will need to maintain the focus on keeping the human in human resources and staying up to speed with the latest trends that cultivate culture, boost people productivity, and increase employee engagement.

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Topics: Leadership, Now Trending, Technology, Workforce Management, HR, Culture

How to Comply with I-9 Requirements for Remote Workers

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Jan 17, 2020 2:28:05 PM

Technology offers new hires the opportunity to complete paperwork, upload documents, and e-sign documents from anywhere, at any time. In fact, many agile organizations take advantage of the technology and begin the employee onboarding process prior to a new hire’s first day as a way to increase employee engagement and drive productivity.

When it comes to onboarding remote workers, completing all of the new hire paperwork can become tricky- especially when it comes time to verify I-9 documents, as this is something that needs to be completed in person.

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5 HR New Year’s Resolutions for 2020

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Jan 6, 2020 11:34:14 AM

The beginning of the new year is the perfect time to review your priorities and set goals for the year to come. For HR Gurus, this means going well beyond setting personal New Year’s resolutions like losing weight or eating healthy. It means reviewing people processes, recognizing weaknesses, and crafting a strategy for how to improve.

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Topics: Leadership, Workforce Management, HR, Culture

It's Office Holiday Party Season

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Dec 12, 2019 4:11:11 PM

The office holiday party- something that you either look forward to or dread all year long.

Some people may feel awkward engaging with team members beyond the office walls, while others view the party as an opportunity to celebrate the year’s accomplishments, mingle with team members, and have face-to-face time with higher up executives.

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Topics: Now Trending, HR

Stop Procrastinating: Switching to a New HCM System Isn’t That Scary

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Oct 30, 2019 3:36:11 PM

47% of organizations have HR software that is over seven years old. Archaic software is often pieced together accompanied with an old-school user experience that results in inaccurate data and low levels of user adoption.

HR may have become numb to the inefficiencies and extra administrative work required with managing older systems, as this is most likely the way things have always been at an organization. Switching to a new HCM solution means migrating years of data, setting up and defining processes, training managers, and helping employees navigate a new system- enough to make HR howl.

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Topics: HCM, Now Trending, Technology, Workforce Management, HR

Ghosting: The Workplace Disappearing Act

Posted by Allyson Edwards on Oct 24, 2019 9:54:32 AM

ghost·ing

/ˈɡōstiNG/

Verb

  1. When a person cuts off all communication with their friends or the person they're dating, with zero warning or notice before hand. You'll mostly see them avoiding friend's phone calls, social media, and avoiding them in public.

Ghosting has gone well beyond bad first tinder dates and has made its way into the workplace- and it’s on the rise. This year, the number of candidates and employees ghosting employers has increased by 10%. Pretty spooky, right?

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Topics: Now Trending, Recruiting, HR, Culture

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