Tag: HR

Q&A: Can Software Solve the Recruiting Crisis?

I recently had the pleasure of sitting down with Zoe Harte, Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Talent Innovation at Upwork to discuss the findings in their recently released Future Workforce HR Report 2018.

HR Can Transform Employees Financial Wellness

Yesterday we heard from Kristen Berman, cofounder of Duke’s Common Cents Lab and Bradley Swain, a behavioral researcher at the Common Cents Lab, concerning the ability of HR to influence America’s financial health. Today, we’ll hear the rest of what they have to say.

HR Teams Have the Power to Transform America’s Financial Health

The HR industry is on the front lines of America’s fight for financial health; it just doesn’t realize it yet.  Millions of lower- to middle-income Americans—including hourly wage earners and Gig Economy workers, are struggling with income volatility, low savings rates, and high personal debt. HR teams and executives have a unique opportunity to make […]

Most US Workers Want DIY HR Tools

Recent research from Paychex shows that employees want to be empowered. Workers expect their employer to provide them with a high level of employee self-service. This includes things like allowing them to independently complete various HR related tasks.

What to Do with Disruptive Employees

Nearly every workplace will have to deal with disruptive, difficult, and frustrating employees. Unfortunately, these types of employees can cause a lot of harm—even if they’re not actively causing injuries (though this is also possible).

Company Culture: Who Is Responsible for It?

Negative news stories about Nike’s negative corporate culture have been plaguing the sporting goods company recently. This includes allegations of widespread sexism and suggests a culture that needs repair and a brand that requires damage control.

HR, Recruitment, and Blockchains: Oh My

Experts at Hays say that blockchain technology will influence three areas of HR: verifying applicant credentials, candidate references, and supporting work contracts.

Risk Management: How Do You Prioritize Risk?

Yesterday we began to learn about enterprise risk management (ERM) and how it influences HR. Today we’ll look at risk appetite, performing a risk assessment, and prioritizing risks.