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The Thrill of Building a Company from Within HR

Is HR an extreme sport? You might think so when you’ve finished talking with Megan Masoner Detz, Chief People Officer at VARIDESK. She finds helping companies undergo rapid growth to be particularly exhilarating.

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What Do Workers Really Want? New Survey Explains

A high-performing workforce is essential for any business to be successful. And while most companies strive to keep employees engaged and productive, it’s difficult to know which workplace factors will make a positive and sustainable impact. In order to attract candidates and motivate current employees, companies first need to know: What do workers want?

hiring

Passive Recruiting Options You May Not Have Tried

We’ve all seen the headlines: unemployment is at lows not seen in years. Employers are struggling to fill vacancies. Applicants are ghosting employers, even after accepting job offers.

How Societal Influences Affect the Gender Pay Gap

The gender pay gap was front and center at this year’s Emmy Awards, thanks to Michelle Williams’ powerful speech about gender equality. We should expect to see this issue raised again throughout award season, particularly as recent research revealed that Hollywood’s gender pay gap is among the highest of any industry, with female stars earning […]

jobs

Top Jobs Expected to Grow the Most By 2026

You may wonder why we’re planning for 2026, considering we haven’t even made it to 2020. “By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail,” Benjamin Franklin once said. So, what better time to prepare for the future than the present. What will the job market look like in 2026? And which jobs will be […]

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Revisiting Your Training Program

Employee training can be time-consuming, and employees in any field are incentivized and encouraged to find efficiencies wherever possible. It’s therefore not surprising that many companies end up using the same training materials year after year.

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How to Develop Your Personalized Recruiting Process

You can glean a lot from psychology to develop a personalized recruiting process. Imagine your own prior interviews in which you were being queried. I bet the ones that made the biggest impact on you, regardless of whether you accepted the position, were the ones in which you connected in a personalized way with the […]

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Discrimination Still Largely Present in the U.S. Workplace

If you think discrimination happens at other companies but not yours, think again. Recent research shows that three out of five employees have experienced or witnessed discrimination based on age, race, gender, or LGBTQ identity at work. With odds like that, there’s a good chance some of that discrimination is happening in your workplace.

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Job Hopping Remains Common, But Do You Know Why?

In a tight labor market, jobseekers have the upper hand and will move from company to company until they find the perfect fit. If you thought it was your job—as a talent acquisition professional—to find candidates who would be the best fit for your company, then think again! In the candidate-driven market, jobseekers are the […]

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Using People Analytics to Retain Your Most Invaluable Asset: Managers

Great managers are turbochargers for team and business performance. So, when good managers leave an organization, the impact is significant. Not only are the direct costs of hiring replacements expensive, but there are also costs associated with lost productivity while new managers are coming up to speed, as well as the lost revenue while a […]