Tag: best practices

How to Narrow Down Your Candidate Pool and Make the Right Hire

Finding the right candidate can be tricky. The vacancies of top managers and their assistants; rare specialists, especially in IT; and highly qualified workers are considered problematic. The difficulty lies in the fact that employers set very high requirements for applicants for such vacancies, and the applicants themselves have high expectations. Plus, there may be […]

5 Benefits of Video Conferencing for HR

If the year 2020 taught us anything, it’s that a remote workforce is a productive workforce. Though remote work used to be a rare occurrence, companies are beginning to see the benefits of having their teams work and operate from home. During this transition, the emergence of video conferencing has been the biggest game-changer of […]

7 Tips for Managers Leading Hybrid Teams

The great work-from-home experiment is over, and what we learned is that hybrid work is here to stay. The old way of work is in the past, and the “Great Resignation” is well underway. Happier at Home A recent NPR article stated, “As pandemic life recedes in the U.S., people are leaving their jobs in […]

3 Things Employers Need to Know About FSAs and HSAs During Open Enrollment

This year’s open enrollment season just may be one of the most essential—and confusing—in recent history. The myriad legislative changes that were introduced for flexible spending accounts (FSAs) and health savings accounts (HSAs) in 2020 due to COVID-19 were designed to give employers and employees more flexibility and protection. While these changes were critically important […]

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Rebuilding the Workforce with Test Development and Validation

The U.S. economy experienced plenty of turmoil over the past year, though it has rallied. Regardless of how the pandemic impacts the workforce, we’re clearly in the midst of a realignment in how and where people choose to work. Employers and hiring managers will need to reconsider the old ways of filling out their ranks, […]

3 Ways Effective Collaboration Tools Can Help Mitigate Hiring Pain Points

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to cause once-in-a-generation struggles with devastating global impact, especially to the world’s economies. In this environment, the labor market has seen a dramatic shift from “Depression-era” unemployment levels to currently over 10 million open jobs in the United States (according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics). Compounding this tumultuous hiring economy […]

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Faces of HR: For Amy Zimmerman Building Culture and Transparency Go Hand in Hand

Before Amy Zimmerman entered the human resources field, she was a social worker. Although she was passionate about helping people, Amy also understood that supporting herself long term would be a challenge. Not long after, a friend who worked in the industry offered her the right opportunity at the right time. “I knew that I […]

Pages of HR: Tapping Talent Beyond Best Practices

In our second episode of Pages of HR, Annissa Deshpande, Principal of loglab, LLC, talks about her new modern HR novel, The Comeback. CEOs, entrepreneurs, and HR professionals will enjoy this fast-paced fictional adventure through the fundamentals of modern HR. Annissa Deshpande, is a former HR executive of a Fortune 500 where she oversaw the […]

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Are Your L&D Professionals Doing These 4 Things?

Training and development are key to success in a postindustrial economy, i.e., one that is more focused on providing services than producing goods and services. In an industrial economy, of course, it’s important for employees to be trained.

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Education Can Help Promote a Culture of Diversity and Inclusion

Top companies across the country recently made a pledge to educate their employees and share best practices with each other in an effort to create diverse and inclusive workplaces. More than 150 CEOs have committed their organizations to participate in the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion initiative. Those organizations include Accenture, BCG, Deloitte US, […]