Tag: HR

The Pros, Cons, and Potential Best Practices of a 4-Day Workweek

For millions of Americans, the last couple of years have represented an opportunity to live out a long-held dream: remote work. The COVID-19 pandemic forced skeptical businesses to shift to widespread work-from-home arrangements in a push to stem the spread of the disease among coworkers clustered together for 8 or more hours per day. While […]

Faces of HR: How One HR Pro’s Proactive Approach is Moving the Needle Forward in HR

Farzana Nayani has more than 20 years of experience in the DEI field, managing and directing programs, training and designing curriculum, offering thought leadership and organizational strategy. She is also an international keynote speaker, and business coach. Her company Farzana Nayani, Consulting & Training is a woman-owned business and minority-certified firm that specializes in diversity, […]

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Key Employee Concerns Post-Pandemic

For over 2 years, employees, employers, and just about everyone else across the globe have been eagerly awaiting the end of the COVID-19 pandemic. The pandemic caused widespread disruption in work, community, and family life and created tremendous stress among workers. As the pandemic recedes in many parts of the world, however, new challenges and […]

Many Teachers Are Transitioning into the Corporate World

There’s a saying about the teaching profession that’s well known to many and almost certainly well despised by teachers: “Those who can do; those who can’t teach.” Of course, many teachers accept relatively low pay for challenging work because they find it tremendously rewarding and fulfilling. But the notion that teachers teach because they can’t […]

If You Want More Exceptional Job Candidates, Develop a Culture That Supports DEI

Several factors are making hiring so difficult. First, the market favors jobseekers like never before. According to a survey by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, 3.7% of jobseekers received four job offers between November 2021 and March 2022. Nearly 20% had at least one employment offer in the same period. The second factor is the […]

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3 Creative Strategies for Attracting Top Talent Today

The days of jobs “selling themselves” are long gone. Candidates, especially high-performing ones, are no longer satisfied with just collecting a paycheck. They want to work for employers that match their needs and expectations. Talented jobseekers’ desire for more has helped spark an ultra-competitive hiring environment and led to some of the most creative recruiting […]

Faces of HR: Dave Carhart Talks about the Value of Teams and Collaboration

Dave Carhart has been involved in the field of human resources (HR) for more than a decade. For our latest “Faces of HR” profile, we sat down with Dave to discuss how he got his start in the industry, his biggest influence, as well as his thoughts on trends and best practices for the HR […]

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 […]

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Faces of HR: Neha Mirchandani Leads with Her Heart and Empathy

The past 18 months have put human resources leaders to the test in ways we’ve never imagined. Workplace culture quickly went out the window as millions of Americans began working from home. With a new work environment overnight, HR professionals’ biggest challenge has been keeping employees productive, motivated, and engaged. In a recent survey by […]

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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, […]