HR Management


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    All you need to know from SHRM 2024

    HR leaders now have a seat at the table, SHRM President Johnny C. Taylor said, but the hardest work is yet to come.

    By July 19, 2024
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    Construction firm to pay $50K to settle claim it retaliated against HR manager for investigating harassment

    Pro Pallet allegedly chastised the HR manager for investigating the complaint, reassigned major parts of her job to others, and excluded her from meetings.

    By July 17, 2024
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    Trendline

    A deep dive into the future of work

    With shifting employee expecations and the sudden ubiquity of AI, uncertainity is the only certainty in the future of work, workforce experts say. But there are steps HR can take to cope.

    By HR Dive staff
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    Q&A // 5 minutes with

    5 minutes with IAC’s CHRO

    Lauren Geer sees AI as a way to streamline HR functions to allow people leaders time to focus on leadership development.

    By July 15, 2024
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    Employees are staying put — and HR leaders can embrace it

    Companies shouldn’t “rest on their laurels” while turnover is low, one CHRO told HR Dive.

    By July 12, 2024
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    Unconventional paths to HR: From waitress to people leader

    Two HR professionals share their winding paths into the field — and why mixed backgrounds do the profession a lot of good.

    By July 10, 2024
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    Attrition rates stabilize, but half of companies report at least 15% turnover

    Although retention continues to improve overall, employee experience and productivity may still need help.

    By Carolyn Crist • July 3, 2024
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    HR’s top 4 priorities for 2024 — and strategies to achieve them

    Among other things, HR is being tasked with training employees to take on hard-to-fill positions.

    By June 26, 2024
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    SHRM24

    One-quarter of HR professionals feel uncomfortable using mental health benefits, SHRM researcher says

    A disconnect may exist between companies’ professed interest in worker well-being and what those in HR experience.

    By June 26, 2024
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    SHRM24

    A ‘polycrisis’ is coming for HR, SHRM president says

    At the organization’s annual conference, Johnny C. Taylor Jr. laid out challenges that upskilling, AI and incivility present to the profession — and encouraged HR pros to “run toward the storm.”

    By June 24, 2024
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    3 tips to solve for disengaged people managers

    People managers are disengaged, and it's negatively affecting the entire workplace.

    June 24, 2024
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    Tech workplaces haven’t caught up to new work patterns, research indicates

    Open-plan offices no longer work well for hybrid schedules and video calls, so employees are using meeting rooms for quiet space.

    By Carolyn Crist • June 21, 2024
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    Human capital renaissance: ServiceNow CPO on AI, workplace well-being and the war for talent

    AI at work is undeniably making waves: It’s time to embrace it, Jacqui Canney says.

    By June 13, 2024
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    Column // Happy Hour

    The most magical Zoom meeting on Earth: Remote workers share the most unique places they’ve logged in

    From “quiet vacationing” to becoming digital nomads, remote workers are leaving the kitchen table behind in favor of palm trees or Disney World.

    By June 11, 2024
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    Drug test cheating soared last year, analysis shows

    Although the positive drug test rate dropped slightly for safety-sensitive roles, workers in these roles also had a marked increase in cheating attempts, Quest Diagnostics found.

    By June 4, 2024
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    Deep Dive

    Workers at DC’s Wydown cafes got organized. Then they lost everything.

    The owners of the two-unit coffee chain shut down operations in the middle of a union drive, leaving workers fighting for severance.

    By Aneurin Canham-Clyne • May 30, 2024
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    Disruptive change hits managers hard, putting them at risk for burnout, Gallup says

    Employees who report disruptive change also are less engaged and more likely to leave the organization, researchers said.

    By Laurel Kalser • May 30, 2024
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    Managers receive little feedback on their performance: Gallup

    The firm also found managers’ lowest-rated behavior is the “coaching habit,” which it calls “among the best predictors of employee engagement Gallup has ever studied.”

    By May 28, 2024
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    Column

    Welcome to United Franchise Group. A dream coach will now assist you.

    The new HR position is responsible for helping tap into employees’ hopes and dreams — inside and outside of work.

    By May 28, 2024
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    Sponsored by Quickbooks

    Are you losing your top talent? Try these 5 proven retention strategies

    Retaining talent is more than a cost-saving measure, it’s also a strategy for building a competitive advantage.

    By Sandy Edwards, Head of Mid-Market Product, Intuit QuickBooks • May 28, 2024
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    Is your leadership training hitting the mark? Data says maybe not.

    A survey found that one in four people leaders report insufficient training as one of the most significant challenges impeding their success.

    May 20, 2024
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    Opinion

    Navigating the noncompete ban: HR strategies for protecting employers’ interests

    Transform this challenge into an opportunity to build a more dedicated, motivated and stable workforce, advises Carly Holm, founder and CEO of Humani HR.

    By Carly Holm • May 17, 2024
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    Out-of-state remote workers can sue New Jersey companies for discrimination

    The guidance was issued to reflect the pandemic-driven uptick in remote work, the attorney general said.

    By May 15, 2024
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    USPS to pay $141K after firing worker for reporting an injury, judge rules

    An OSHA investigator alleged USPS “has a pattern of retaliating against probationary employees who report workplace injuries.”

    By May 14, 2024
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    Q&A // 5 minutes with

    5 minutes with Red Hat’s chief people officer

    Jennifer Dudeck doesn’t shy away from talking about her stage four cancer diagnosis at work; instead, she leans in to help others navigate their new realities.

    By May 7, 2024
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    Identity of HR 2024: Zeroing in on retention, culture

    HR Dive’s annual survey shows HR professionals are focused on efficiently creating value for both the company and its employees — and are finding creative ways to do so.

    By May 6, 2024