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HR Rebus Puzzle

A rebus is an allusional device that uses pictures to represent words or parts of words. Can you guess what HR term this rebus depicts? If you get stuck, click the “See Answer” button below. P.S. If you want to go back, you can always click “Back to Puzzle” button to the right. See Answer […]

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Maryland

$15 Minimum Wage Clears Baltimore City Council

On March 20, the Baltimore City Council voted 11-3 to approve a bill that would raise the city’s minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2022. If ultimately enacted, the minimum wage would be the highest in Maryland.

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To Solve Millennial Misconceptions, Work Together at All Levels of the Organization

There is so much written about Millennials and their supposed character traits: a sense of entitlement (e.g., expecting a promotion without “paying their dues”), a questionable work ethic (e.g., coming in late and leaving early), and a lack of loyalty (i.e., being job hoppers). Not all organizations are actually having these experiences with Millennial employees. However, I suspect that some hiring managers have a misconception about Millennials based on what they are reading versus actually experiencing it for themselves.

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Benefits

International Companies Increasingly Setting Up Multinational Pooling and Employee Benefit Captives, Says Research

The rising cost of employee benefits is prompting more and more international companies to set up multinational pooling and employee benefit captive arrangements to improve the performance of their insurable employee benefit plans, according to the Multinational Pooling and Benefit Captives Research Report compiled by Willis Towers Watson.

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coaching

Why Employee Coaching May Be Your Best Strategy

In the new Coaching Employees For High Performance report, it was found that 71% of employees who took advantage of learning opportunities were more motivated. What’s even more encouraging, 64% felt more equipped to do their job, 55% felt empowered, and 48% felt ready to take on more responsibility. As you can see, the power of employee coaching goes far beyond learning something new. Here are more real benefits to this training trend.

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