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Building Trust in a Remote World

Fri, 08/14/2020 - 04:00

Over the past few months, one phrase has come up over and over again in seemingly all of my conversations: “leadership trust.” Companies are realizing that building and maintaining the bond between leaders and their employees is especially important right now with large swaths of their employee base working remotely. Many organizations changed...

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How COVID-19 Court Closures Impact Your Background Checks

Fri, 08/14/2020 - 04:00

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted office closures and work-from-home mandates everywhere, including in government offices and county courthouses. When the courts are closed or operating on limited schedules, parole hearings and divorce proceedings are not the only activities impacted. Court closures can also throw a wrench in your hiring process....

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Retrain to Retain Hospital and Health System Employees

Thu, 08/13/2020 - 04:00

Upskilling puts healthcare workers on a path to high-growth careers. The post Retrain to Retain Hospital and Health System Employees appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.

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Navigating D&I Blind Spots During the Hiring Process

Thu, 08/13/2020 - 04:00

Blind spots are just that—unintentionally biased perspectives that we all have, but are unaware of, that can cause us to make decisions based on misconceptions. These feelings can cause organizations to miss out on top talent and can result in certain employees being overlooked for key positions. There are opportunities to minimize the potential...

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Future of the Workplace: Lessons of a Digitally Heightened Model

Thu, 08/13/2020 - 04:00

If you’re sitting in your home office—or at your kitchen table turned home office—right now reading this article, then chances are you’re one of the many workers who were forced to go remote due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As for many others in your situation, remote work is now one of the primary forms of […] The post Future of...

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Critical FLSA Update: Recent Legal Changes That Will Affect Your Company

Thu, 08/13/2020 - 04:00

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) has taken recent steps to help employers comply with the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The DOL’s Final Rule, which took effect January 15, 2020, clarified the types of employee benefits that may be excluded from a nonexempt employee’s “regular rate.” The FLSA requires payment of at...

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How Decentralization Could Lead to Increased Diversity in Tech

Thu, 08/13/2020 - 04:00

The racial reckoning of 2020 has forced nearly every major company and publicly traded entity to address the inequities within them and perpetuated by their activities. While Big Tech has responded with pledges to commit millions of dollars to diversity and inclusion funds and initiatives, it remains to be seen whether this money will have...

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California Injunction Assails Uber, Lyft Business Model

Wed, 08/12/2020 - 13:35

Uber and Lyft are under orders to reclassify their drivers in California as employees instead of independent contractors, after a judge issued a temporary injunction on August 10. Uber quickly announced it would file an emergency appeal. The injunction comes as a result of a lawsuit the state filed claiming the app-based rideshare companies are...

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Latest Additions Still Leave NLRB with One Empty Seat

Wed, 08/12/2020 - 08:06

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) swore in two members on August 10, leaving the Board with one empty seat and its Republican majority intact. Marvin E. Kaplan, a Republican beginning a new term after serving on the NLRB since August 2017, and Lauren M. McFerran, a Democrat who is also a veteran of the […] The post Latest Additions...

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Giving Candidates ‘More Than a Job’ Is More Important Than Ever

Wed, 08/12/2020 - 04:00

The recent PwC survey Future of Recruiting found that candidates today want more than just a job. They seek an employee experience that provides them with a sense of purpose and pride in their work and the organization they work for. While fielded before COVID-19, the survey results are still relevant, says Bhushan Sethi, Global […] The post...

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California Employers Receive Guidelines for Responding to Virus Outbreaks

Wed, 08/12/2020 - 04:00

The Employer Playbook for a Safe Reopening, issued by Governor Gavin Newsom and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), offers guidance to help businesses reopen and provide a safe, clean environment for employees and customers. The following article highlights key provisions in the guidance for managing a COVID-19 outbreak in the...

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DEI for All: How Big Data Is Eliminating Bias in the Workplace

Wed, 08/12/2020 - 04:00

Now more than ever, organizations need a data-driven approach to ensure a progressive and proactive workplace and talent management strategies. The post DEI for All: How Big Data Is Eliminating Bias in the Workplace appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.

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Digital Training Can’t Afford to Be Seen as a Luxury

Wed, 08/12/2020 - 04:00

COVID-19 forced many organizations to pivot to digital learning within a matter of days. In March, most thought they’d be offering instructor-led courses again in a few months. Now, we’ve realized COVID-19 isn’t going away—it’s our new normal. Digital training used to be a luxury. Now, it’s become a “must-have” because businesses...

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Behavioral Health in the Education Sector

Wed, 08/12/2020 - 04:00

Although all sectors of American life have been dramatically impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, education has arguably been hit the hardest. Most state governments issued stay-at-home orders and closed public schools in order to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, forcing a rapid transition to distance learning. This transition has likely...

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Can an Employee Be Fired for Protesting?

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 04:00

2020 is already shaping up to be one of the most divisive election years in recent memory. In the last few months, there have been protests about beach closures, mask requirements, and police reform. Some cities have had consecutive, daily protests for over a month. During this time of heightened political activity and emotions, it […] The...

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Impact of Supreme Court’s Two Rulings for Religious Employers

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 04:00

Last month, the U.S. Supreme Court decided two cases, both by 7-2 votes, involving religion’s impact on employment. First, the Court clarified the applicability of the ministerial exemption for religious schools and organizations from the federal antidiscrimination laws. Second, the Court upheld two Trump administration interim rules stating...

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Break the Status Quo of Hiring Processes: One-and-Done Interviews

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 04:00

In 2018, the average time to hire for retail and hospitality industries ranged from 25–46 days. With company teams adapting to furloughed workers, less manpower, and fewer talent acquisition and hiring managers completing HR teams’ day-to-day requirements, it is challenging to keep up. From internal meetings to candidate interviews, all of the...

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Reconciling Management Styles and Employee Engagement in a WFH Setting

Tue, 08/11/2020 - 04:00

Employee engagement should be an integral part of any organization’s strategic plan. This is especially important now as leaders try to understand both their employees’ and their customers’ needs in a temporary (and possibly permanent) work-from-home (WFH) culture. An important question that leaders should consider is: How is employee...

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Why HR Data Should Be Leading the Return to Work

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 04:00

HR data and analytics are poised to start driving bigger business decisions than ever before, starting with the return-to-work process post-COVID. The post Why HR Data Should Be Leading the Return to Work appeared first on HR Daily Advisor.

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The Toll of Video Fatigue: How HR Professionals Can Help

Mon, 08/10/2020 - 04:00

Among the many legacies of COVID-19 will be the test of our endurance for spending time in front of screens. Remote workers are spending 29% more time in team meetings and 24% more time in one-on-one meetings than they were before the pandemic, according to a study from the calendar-assistant company Clockwise. The phrase “video […] The...

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