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Do You Have What It Takes to Attract the Class of 2020?

As the 2019–2020 school year kicks off, what better time to start preparing for these graduates’ entrance into the workforce than now? Do you have what the class of 2020 is looking for in an employer? If not, you’ve still got time to fix your culture, implement new technologies, and include the benefits Gen Z […]

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Why Your Employees Need to Boost Their Language Skills Right Now

Training employees in soft skills—including communications-based skills—boosts productivity and retention levels by 12% and delivers a 250% return on investment based on higher productivity and retention. And studies have also concluded that language-based skills are particularly better for employees inside the workplace. Keep reading to learn more about why.

diversity

How To Overcome the Mental Health Stigma

In part one of this article series, I was exploring mental health with expert Eric Kussin, the founder of We Are All A Little Crazy: a 501c3 dedicated to making sure that everyone in the workplace is accepted, heard when they want to be, and safe. Here we continue our discussion by addressing the mental […]

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‘Go Back to Where You Came from’: Employer Liability When Workers Say Xenophobic Things

President Donald Trump’s recent Tweet suggesting that four Democratic congresswomen should “go back and help fix the totally broken and crime infested places from which they came” has sparked robust debate across the country. So what happens when an employee tells a coworker something to the effect of “go back to where you came from”?

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What Is On-Demand Pay?

Our society is moving toward giving people what they want, when they want it. Bill payments, movies, rides, financial services, and more can all be done with apps, and most are available nearly immediately. It may come as no surprise, then, that employers are following suit by offering on-demand pay so employees have more say […]

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A Family Affair

My civil procedure professor once quipped, “Family + Money + Death = Litigation.” In the case of HBO’s new series Righteous Gemstones, we thankfully don’t have any worries about death (so far, at least), but we do see hints that the family that works together won’t necessarily stay together.

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Too Many Jobs, Not Enough Workers, Expert Says

According to the June 2019 JOLTS report, not only is the candidate supply down and labor demand increasing, but the quit rate is up, as well—and this should come as no surprise given the favorable position the job market puts jobseekers in. This is a recipe for concern for employers that are trying to attract […]