Bias Among Recruiters Based on Distance to Work

Resources for Humans: - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 04:00

There has been much research about the effects—whether conscious or unconscious—of certain “indicators” on a job applicant’s résumé. For example, having certain “ethnically identifying” names can lower an applicant’s chances at a job. Source: NicoElNino / iStock / Getty It may be better on your job application to be named Brian or...

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What Is Employee Self-Service?

EntertainHR - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 04:00

There’s a good chance your organization uses some form of employee self-service, even if you don’t call it that. ESS, or Employee Self-Service, is simply a means for employees to directly access various forms of HR software and data. Typically, an employer will set up some type of employee portal, accessible either on the internet […] The...

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What Is Employee Self-Service?

The Oswald Letter - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 04:00

There’s a good chance your organization uses some form of employee self-service, even if you don’t call it that. ESS, or Employee Self-Service, is simply a means for employees to directly access various forms of HR software and data. Source: NicoElNino / iStock / Getty Typically, an employer will set up some type of employee portal, accessible...

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What Is Employee Self-Service?

Resources for Humans: - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 04:00

There’s a good chance your organization uses some form of employee self-service, even if you don’t call it that. ESS, or Employee Self-Service, is simply a means for employees to directly access various forms of HR software and data. Source: NicoElNino / iStock / Getty Typically, an employer will set up some type of employee portal, accessible...

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5 Ways to Create Fluid Talent in Your Company

EntertainHR - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 04:00

Fluid talent is an approach to career planning that allows—and even encourages—employees to take control of their careers and move between different positions and departments. Companies can increase employee retention and appeal to prospective employees by employing fluid talent in their career pathways. Here’s how HR can facilitate fluid...

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5 Ways to Create Fluid Talent in Your Company

The Oswald Letter - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 04:00

Fluid talent is an approach to career planning that allows—and even encourages—employees to take control of their careers and move between different positions and departments. Companies can increase employee retention and appeal to prospective employees by employing fluid talent in their career pathways. Here’s how HR can facilitate fluid...

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5 Ways to Create Fluid Talent in Your Company

Resources for Humans: - Tue, 01/29/2019 - 04:00

Fluid talent is an approach to career planning that allows—and even encourages—employees to take control of their careers and move between different positions and departments. Companies can increase employee retention and appeal to prospective employees by employing fluid talent in their career pathways. Here’s how HR can facilitate fluid...

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Pitfalls of Losing a Star Employee

EntertainHR - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 04:00

When a star employee leaves, it’s frustrating all around. The most obvious risk is the lost productivity that likely happens immediately afterward. After all, that star employee is no longer working, and it may take some time to get back to full productivity—even if someone is already in place as a replacement, but especially if […] The...

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Pitfalls of Losing a Star Employee

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 04:00

When a star employee leaves, it’s frustrating all around. The most obvious risk is the lost productivity that likely happens immediately afterward. After all, that star employee is no longer working, and it may take some time to get back to full productivity—even if someone is already in place as a replacement, but especially if not. Source:...

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Pitfalls of Losing a Star Employee

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 04:00

When a star employee leaves, it’s frustrating all around. The most obvious risk is the lost productivity that likely happens immediately afterward. After all, that star employee is no longer working, and it may take some time to get back to full productivity—even if someone is already in place as a replacement, but especially if not. Source:...

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6 Things to Look for in Résumés When Considering Job Candidates

EntertainHR - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 04:00

In 2019 and beyond, you’ll want to look for the six things listed below when you’re considering job candidates. 1. Highlighted Soft Skills According to information published by the World Economic Forum, the following soft skills will be extremely important in 2019 and beyond: communications skills and people management skills, emotional...

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6 Things to Look for in Résumés When Considering Job Candidates

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 04:00

In 2019 and beyond, you’ll want to look for the six things listed below when you’re considering job candidates. Source: Oliver Le Moal / iStock / Getty 1. Highlighted Soft Skills According to information published by the World Economic Forum, the following soft skills will be extremely important in 2019 and beyond: communications skills and...

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6 Things to Look for in Résumés When Considering Job Candidates

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 04:00

In 2019 and beyond, you’ll want to look for the six things listed below when you’re considering job candidates. Source: Oliver Le Moal / iStock / Getty 1. Highlighted Soft Skills According to information published by the World Economic Forum, the following soft skills will be extremely important in 2019 and beyond: communications skills and...

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‘Outdated’ Mortality Tables a Growing Source of Litigation Exposure for Defined Benefit Pensions, Attorneys Warn

EntertainHR - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 04:00

Recent lawsuits alleging the use of “outdated” mortality tables when calculating benefits payable in annuity distributions or at early retirement could be part of a new trend that poses a threat to defined benefit (DB) plans, according to one law firm’s employee benefits practice. Four lawsuits filed in federal district courts against large...

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‘Outdated’ Mortality Tables a Growing Source of Litigation Exposure for Defined Benefit Pensions, Attorneys Warn

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 04:00

Recent lawsuits alleging the use of “outdated” mortality tables when calculating benefits payable in annuity distributions or at early retirement could be part of a new trend that poses a threat to defined benefit (DB) plans, according to one law firm’s employee benefits practice. DNY59 / E+ / Getty Images Four lawsuits filed in federal...

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‘Outdated’ Mortality Tables a Growing Source of Litigation Exposure for Defined Benefit Pensions, Attorneys Warn

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 04:00

Recent lawsuits alleging the use of “outdated” mortality tables when calculating benefits payable in annuity distributions or at early retirement could be part of a new trend that poses a threat to defined benefit (DB) plans, according to one law firm’s employee benefits practice. DNY59 / E+ / Getty Images Four lawsuits filed in federal...

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Entry-Level Employee Costs Company Big Time, but Keeps Job

EntertainHR - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 04:00

In several previous posts, we’ve looked at instances of low-level employees’ actions that have cost their companies enormous amounts of money, bad PR, and regulatory scrutiny and penalties. In those examples—including Starbucks, Samsung, and Wells Fargo—the people making the mistakes or committing the bad acts were fired, and some...

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Entry-Level Employee Costs Company Big Time, but Keeps Job

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 04:00

In several previous posts, we’ve looked at instances of low-level employees’ actions that have cost their companies enormous amounts of money, bad PR, and regulatory scrutiny and penalties. Source: fizkes / iStock / Getty Images In those examples—including Starbucks, Samsung, and Wells Fargo—the people making the mistakes or committing the...

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Entry-Level Employee Costs Company Big Time, but Keeps Job

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 01/28/2019 - 04:00

In several previous posts, we’ve looked at instances of low-level employees’ actions that have cost their companies enormous amounts of money, bad PR, and regulatory scrutiny and penalties. Source: fizkes / iStock / Getty Images In those examples—including Starbucks, Samsung, and Wells Fargo—the people making the mistakes or committing the...

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GM Signals New Employment Objectives Amid Layoffs

EntertainHR - Fri, 01/25/2019 - 04:00

General Motors (GM)—America’s largest automobile manufacturer—recently announced it would be offering buyouts to roughly 18,000 salaried workers. Unfortunately for the automotive giant, only about 2,250 employees went for that offer. Scaling Down “Under GM’s buyout offer, eligible employees could receive six months’ pay and six...

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