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    With ambition changing, only 3 in 10 workers aspire to C-suite roles

    Money is the top driver of job satisfaction, not recognition or advancement, Empower research indicates.

    By Carolyn Crist • Feb. 26, 2024
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    Most employees say their mental health has declined or plateaued in past year

    Technology and management can worsen stress and burnout — but can also be part of the solution, Calm says.

    By Carolyn Crist • Feb. 26, 2024
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    Top trends in employee retention

    Employers are focused on employee retention this year, aiming to improve employee satisfaction through a variety of initiatives.

    By HR Dive staff
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    One size does not fit all: Meeting the diverse needs of a growing workforce

    It is important to think beyond days like National Employee Appreciation Day by ensuring employee appreciation is part of the company DNA every day.

    By Valeria Gladsztein, Regional Head, Human Resources at Henkel North America • Feb. 26, 2024
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    Women in healthcare report higher levels of burnout than male colleagues, study finds

    Gender inequity and a lack of autonomy at work are correlated with women’s burnout, according to the new research.

    By Susanna Vogel • Feb. 23, 2024
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    Why Giant Food’s search for workers took it to a local prison

    The mid-Atlantic grocer hires incarcerated people for roles in its fresh food distribution center through a work release program with a Maryland correctional facility.

    By Sam Silverstein • Feb. 23, 2024
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    Black talent remains underrepresented in advertising industry

    While gender diversity remains high, overall ethnic diversity declined, according to the Association of National Advertisers.

    By Feb. 23, 2024
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    Background checks include ‘lots of inaccuracies,’ researchers find

    The mistakes can go both ways. Reports may miss convictions or falsely assign a conviction to someone due to data errors.

    By Carolyn Crist • Feb. 23, 2024
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    Employees say they want moral leadership from CEOs, managers

    Moral leadership “has evolved from a worthy pursuit to a critical survival skill,” The HOW Institute for Society’s chairman and founder said.

    By Laurel Kalser • Feb. 22, 2024
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    Generative AI skills bring nearly 50% salary bump: Indeed

    Tech workers who are competent in the nascent technology can expect average salaries of more than $174,000, according to the company.

    By Roberto Torres • Feb. 22, 2024
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    Junior employees are not ‘desk ready,’ financial services training firm says

    Concerns about workers following office mores extends beyond the finance industry, however.

    By Feb. 21, 2024
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    AI can improve customer service, but agents remain essential

    Agents and AI may need to partner to keep up with growing demands for a great customer service experience, a Customer Contact Week survey found.

    By Bryan Wassel • Feb. 21, 2024
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    Starbucks union organizes record 21 stores in 1 day

    The organizing blitz is likely intended to pressure the coffee chain, which says it wants to reach contracts at all organized stores this year, during negotiations. 

    By Aneurin Canham-Clyne • Feb. 20, 2024
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    Republicans say proposed rule would disincentivize apprenticeships

    The lawmakers’ complaints focus on administrative requirements, including mandatory disclosures and required adoption of a time-based model.

    By Feb. 20, 2024
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    Job titles need structure to promote clarity, equity, McLean & Co. says

    Without a structured approach, titles can quickly become confusing and meaningless, according to the consulting firm.

    By Carolyn Crist • Feb. 20, 2024
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    Building a talent pipeline is a top priority for 2024, report finds

    Referral programs and internal mobility can help with the process, Symphony Talent said.

    By Carolyn Crist • Feb. 16, 2024
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    Citi to monitor how often private bankers make client calls: report

    The new performance metrics come from a bank that adopted a more flexible approach to remote work than many of its peers.

    By Rajashree Chakravarty • Feb. 16, 2024
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    Front-line workers are more likely to be anxious and depressed, survey finds

    Employers have a vested interest in educating these essential workers about their well-being options, meQuilibrium’s chief science officer said.

    By Laurel Kalser • Feb. 15, 2024
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    Gen Z workers say they are worried about AI replacing them

    Most workers want to use generative AI tools more in the workplace, but some have concerns about their roles in the near future.

    By Carolyn Crist • Feb. 15, 2024
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    Uber, Lyft, DoorDash drivers strike on Valentine’s Day over low wages, safety

    Workers said they are mistreated by app companies, while those companies said they have taken steps to improve conditions.

    By Feb. 14, 2024
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    Most employers lack guidance for using AI, study shows

    “For many organizations, it’s the Wild West with regard to how they are adopting and implementing AI,” a Gallagher expert said.

    By Carolyn Crist • Feb. 14, 2024
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    Do workplace romances work?

    Romantic relationships between employees can open an organization up to liability, a law firm advises.

    By Feb. 13, 2024
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    Applicants say they are using AI tools in the job hunt

    Candidates are also adding AI fluency to their list of desired digital skills, according to a CompTIA report.

    By Carolyn Crist • Feb. 13, 2024
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    Bias, privacy issues challenge generative AI use: Forrester

    Nearly one-third of AI decision-makers say teams’ lack of technical skills is the biggest barrier to adoption, according to Forrester data. 

    By Lindsey Wilkinson • Feb. 12, 2024
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    Q&A // 5 minutes with

    5 minutes with SurveyMonkey’s chief people officer

    In a tech world undergoing fundamental shifts, Becky Cantieri emphasizes the need for humanity in workforce reductions.

    By Feb. 12, 2024
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    Does news of layoffs portend a darker 2024?

    The numbers likely indicate that employers are adjusting after the height of the pandemic, but some concerns bear watching, economists told HR Dive.

    By Feb. 12, 2024