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Consider the Customer in Your HR Practices

What do employment branding, product branding, a great employee experience, and HR strategy have in common? According to Tammy Perkins, Chief People Officer at PMI Worldwide, they are all connected. When HR treats the employee and candidate experience with the dedication and care often given to customer-facing branding, the organization grows.

The Role of HR Technology in Controlling Employer Healthcare Costs

Benefits experts have estimated the expected average increase in employer health insurance premiums from 2019 to 2020, and the consensus hovers around a 6.5% year-on-year rise. This is up from recent years when the average year-on-year increase varied from 3%–4%. Why is this?

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Recruiting for a New Generation

Each member of Generation Z is different from the workers who came before, which makes it critical for recruiters to consider new approaches and apply them to the ways they attract and acquire talent.

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Making the Case for Unlimited PTO at Your Organization

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Paid time off (PTO) is a great way to give your employees the much-needed breaks they deserve, and some states and municipalities are taking this one step further by making it a law to provide PTO to workers. As you compete with other organizations to attract and retain talent, it’s time to take a second […]

HR Works 73: What Will HR Look Like in 2025?

We know that employers spend a lot of time and energy on the entire employee lifecycle: from sourcing to onboarding straight through retention, engagement, and, of course, exit interviews. How can HR professionals grapple with that lifecycle if they can’t predict the terrain of the HR landscape 5 or even 10 years from now? In […]

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5 Critical Components Every Job Description Must Contain

In a part one of this article we featured the California Employment Law Letter’s take on the importance of a good job description. Today, we look at the key components every job description must contain.

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Wage and Hour: Is It Legal to Suspend an Employee Without Pay as a Form of Discipline?

QUESTION: My company often sends employees home without pay for various offenses, such as egregious dress code violations, insubordination, and slacking off. Sometimes, the employee is told to return the next day, and sometimes the suspension runs for a few days or more while we investigate. I wouldn’t want anyone to know I’m asking, but […]