Tag: HR

Cyber Hygiene: The Key To Closing Digital Skills Gaps

HR leaders and decision-makers of today have to remain abreast of skills gaps within their organizations. With emerging and evolving technologies like artificial intelligence growing increasingly commonplace, adapting to new demands is key, but HR leaders must ensure that worker skills do not become obsolete as their employment skill set demands change. One of the […]

How to Leverage AI as a Competitive Differentiator for Your Staffing Firm

A recent survey exploring the top trends in the staffing industry found that 38% of staffing leaders feel that decreased demand for staffing services is the top challenge facing HR firms in 2024, with the slump hindering business growth in a time of economic uncertainty. This concerning statistic, in conjunction with a global talent shortage—a […]

4 Reasons You Might Be Struggling with Recruitment

If you’ve worked in recruitment for any length of time, you know the difficulties of finding top talent. There are few things more frustrating than having open positions with nobody to fill them. It holds up important business procedures, wastes money, and causes immense stress at all levels of the company. It’s like you’ve turned […]

Strategies for Career Advancement in the AI-Powered Landscape

The rapid pace of technological innovation—including artificial intelligence (AI)—is reshaping the way we work. As a result, traditional roles are undergoing significant transformations, and new opportunities are emerging at an unprecedented rate. Across industries like healthcare, finance, manufacturing, and transportation, entirely new approaches to problem-solving, decision-making, and process optimization are taking root with AI. This […]

Faces of HR: Britta Mühlenberg—Building Bridges Between People and Potential

Britta Mühlenberg, COO at Acrolinx, isn’t your typical HR leader. Her path to the C-suite started not with textbooks but with a deep-seated desire to connect with people on a global scale. This wanderlust, coupled with a fascination with human behavior, led her to an unexpected first step: the world of hospitality. “University confirmed my […]

Understanding the New Overtime Rules for Salaried Workers

The Biden administration has recently announced significant changes to overtime eligibility, which are set to broaden the scope of who qualifies among salaried workers. These adjustments may be pivotal for HR professionals and managers, as they will impact numerous aspects of workplace management. Overview of the New Rules Under the new regulations, the salary threshold […]

Work Culture is Making Americans Sick in the Stomach 

As a gastroenterologist, I see all types of disorders of the gut. From diarrhea to vomiting and everything in between, my patients often suffer from symptoms and conditions that seem inescapable and never-ending because they are so physically exhausting.  Yet, remarkably few of these are caused by actual structural issues within the digestive system. Many […]

The Long-Term Benefits of Recognition on Employee Engagement: How It Can Boost Employee Morale

In human resources, recognizing employee achievements extends far beyond the fleeting moment of applause—it is a pivotal element in bolstering employee engagement and morale over an extended period. This discourse aims to unravel the mechanisms through which sustained recognition endeavors catalyze profound enhancements in workplace dynamics, ultimately paving the way for a more motivated and […]

Honestly! Since When Can’t You Fire Somebody for Failing a Drug Test?

Issue 2 became law in Ohio on December 7, 2023, legalizing recreational marijuana use for adults. In presenting on this topic, we have proclaimed that Issue 2 will change very little for Ohio workplaces and employment practices. However, a recent case in the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals has created a caveat to our bold […]

2024 Learning Trends

As the corporate world continues to evolve at a breakneck pace, businesses and their workforces must adapt swiftly to remain competitive. The first quarter of 2024 has already shown distinctive trends in workplace learning toward sustainability, artificial intelligence (AI), and information technology (IT) certifications. Udemy’s Q1 2024 Global Workplace Learning Index provides valuable insights into […]