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U.S. Employer Confidence Remains Positive as 22% Plan to Increase Staff in Q2 2017

U.S. employers expect the hiring pace to remain positive in the second quarter (Q2) of 2017 with 22% of employers planning to add staff between April and June. According to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey, employers in all U.S. regions and industry sectors expect headcount to grow in Q2, with the upbeat forecast indicating […]

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HR Works: How to Bring Out the Best in Your Employees Through Performance Coaching

EPISODE 29 There’s a sea change going on in the world of performance appraisals. Many organizations are moving away from the once-a-year-focus on past performance to a system with more frequent encounters, more focus on the future, and more time spent discussing employee development and opportunity–one that could be characterized as more of a performance […]

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Infographic: Almost 25% of Companies Organize Activities Tied to Sporting Events

For some companies, celebrating the college basketball playoffs with coworkers is a slam dunk. Nearly one in four senior managers (23%) interviewed by staffing firm OfficeTeam said their employer organizes activities tied to sporting events like March Madness. Among those whose firms do get into the games, the top benefit is showing the company supports […]

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2017 Salary and Benefits Negotiation Practices for Employers

Recruiting is one of the hottest issues for HR professionals largely thanks to an improving economy and low unemployment rates. So our HR Daily Advisor research team decided to conduct a survey on the recruiting landscape for 2017. Among other practices, we wondered how employers were approaching their conversations with job candidates in the areas […]

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Research Reveals Why You Need Emotional Intelligence at Work

Does EQ outweigh IQ when it comes to success in the workplace? Nearly all human resources (HR) managers (95%) and workers (99%) surveyed by staffing firm OfficeTeam said it’s important for employees to have a high emotional quotient, or EQ, because it helps them manage their own emotions and understand and react to the emotions […]

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Infographic: Do Engineers Have It Made?

As demand for engineering talent grows, employers will increasingly struggle to hang on to their best and brightest: 67% of engineers say they are likely to explore other job opportunities this year and 81% are confident they will land that new role. In this highly competitive talent landscape, employers need to rethink talent retention; this […]

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HR Works: Recruiting from Alternative Candidate Pools—Ex-Offenders, Vets and the Disabled

Suddenly, with the improving economy, recruiting is on the front burner again. Organizations from all types of industries are experiencing difficulty hiring workers at all levels. For some guidance on how to kick start your recruiting, we’ve asked Arte Nathan to join us. Arte is the Principal of Strategic Development Worldwide and also serves as […]

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New Data Shows Ample Room for Improvement in Manager-Employee Relationships

New research from Waggl, a technology platform that enables organizations to quickly and easily crowdsource feedback from their employees, shows that over one-third of respondents in a new survey don’t trust their immediate supervisors. In a pulse survey conducted with hundreds of U.S. businesses and HR representatives from November 2016 through January 2017, 37% of […]

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Infographic: Anatomy of an Effective Executive

According to Patrick Jess Dimayga, Recruitment Experience Manager for Manila Recruitment, “Everyone is unique and has their own leadership style that can open new opportunities for the business. However, when searching for executives, it’s not just a matter of style or temperament. Rather, there is a list of criteria that makes an executive effective in […]

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HR Works: How Should You Address Workplace Romances?

EPISODE 27 How should employers practically and realistically address the sensitive topic of romance in the workplace, which can have potentially serious workplace implications if left unchecked? In this encore presentation of our inaugural episode, BLR Senior Legal Editor Jennifer Carsen, JD, joins us to discuss how employers should address romance in the workplace. HR […]

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