Tag: hiring

Faces of HR: Sheryl LaPlace on a Passion for People, Discovering Talent & Employee Feedback

As a Human Resources Consultant for Insperity, a leading provider of human resources, Sheryl LaPlace works on a team of professionals, providing a myriad of HR services, including HR guidance and training, to small and mid-sized businesses across the United States. LaPlace has more than 20 years of experience in human resources, training and development, […]

Quiet Quitting: A New Threat to Office Productivity or a Sign of Needed Change?

A new generation of workers is renouncing hustle culture—going above and beyond workplace expectations—and embracing the philosophy of “quiet quitting” in its place. Any sort of alleged “quitting” can easily have upper management feeling unsettled. But is this trending phenomenon a sign of employee laziness, or is it a call for workplace reform? With more […]

Hiring Marketing-Minded CEOs Has Become Health Care’s Remedy for Success

Health care ranks among the worst industries for customer satisfaction, as the scope of marketing efforts has traditionally focused on physicians and other stakeholders. But the past 2 years have fueled a shift to a more patient-centric culture and a focus on an exceptional customer experience (CX). Hospitals and health insurers are doing this by […]

The Future of Remote Work Is Not Wall Street’s Labor Day Ultimatum

For months, business executives have been strategizing ways to convince employees to return to the office. Thwarted by the “Great Resignation” every step of the way, many organizations, including Wall Street powerhouses, hoped to impose Labor Day 2022 as the deadline to force the work-remotely crowd back to their cubicles. To soften the stick of a mandatory […]

Faces of HR: Jennifer Armstrong-Owen on the Value of Emotional Agility, Curiosity and Soft Skills

Meet Jennifer Armstrong-Owen, VP of People at talent platform SeekOut. Armstrong-Owen has more than 20 years of experience in the tech industry and continues to dial in on the HR issues companies of all sizes are facing. We recently connected with Jennifer to discuss how she got her start in the industry, her best mistake, […]

Future of Virtual Workspaces Must Transcend Zoom and VR Headsets

Over the course of the pandemic, much of our work shifted from physical spaces to video meeting software. While work-from-home policies alleviated the dangers of COVID transmission (for some), what many managers didn’t foresee was that productivity improved for 77% of employees, with staffers adding an equivalent of one extra day’s work to each week. […]

Pay Equity Is a Basic Right. Here’s What You Need to Do Next

Like many new grads starting out in their career, I was hungry and eager. I wanted to perform well in my new role, with the hope of reward and recognition for my hard work—the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, if you will. But rather than that pot of gold—be it a […]

The Corporate Pushback to Remote Work

The COVID-19 pandemic was a major shock to the globe in so many ways, like the millions of deaths and hundreds of millions of infections, supply chain shocks, new and large-scale government health and safety regulations, and massive spending on vaccine research and social safety nets. While these impacts have been subsiding as the pandemic […]

6 Statistics HR Pros Need to Know for Beating the Talent Shortage

Although the media is abuzz with news of layoffs and debates about whether we are in a recession, one thing is certain: There is a talent shortage, and it will likely persist as long as the job market remains tight. For the fourth consecutive year, employers surveyed for iHire’s annual “State of Online Recruiting” report […]