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Millennials in the workplace

4 New Millennial Trends in the Workplace

October 16th, 2017

Think you know everything about millennials? Think again. As millennials complete their full assimilation into the workforce, their generation continues to grow and change. Here’s what millennials have been up to lately. 1. Millennials bust myths about themselves Adweek reports on 9GAG’s latest Millennial Black Paper, which analyzed the results of an extensive “Would you…

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The UK’s Publishers Association released a 10-point action plan for increasing racial and gender equality among its member organizations.

10 Things Every Company Needs to Do to Increase Diversity

September 25th, 2017

Last week, the UK’s Publishers Association announced an industry-wide initiative to increase diversity in the workforce. The ten-point plan below is intended to help its member organizations reach two specific goals: Increase the percentage of black, Asian and minority ethnic employees to 15% within five years Increase the percentage of women in executive leadership to…

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Nobody saw social media jobs coming… now they’re commonplace in every industry. What will be the unexpected Jobs of the Future

11 Jobs of the Future that HR Should Know About Today

September 22nd, 2017

What roles will you be hiring in the future? Two recent articles present interesting ideas about what new jobs we can expect to see in ten or twenty years. But—just like nobody could have predicted the rise of social media jobs—expect the future to be full of surprises. First, Sci-fi writer Max Gladstone partnered with…

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Only 19% of Employers Are Prepared for Addiction in the Workplace

August 22nd, 2017

The opioid epidemic and addiction in the workplace are serious issues for employers and HR managers. Of the 21 million Americans with a substance use disorder, nearly 2 million are addicted to opioids, and nearly 600,000 use heroin (other estimates are even higher.) Drug overdose was the leading cause of accidental death in the United…

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NYC Subways

What Failing NYC Subways Mean for HR Managers

July 27th, 2017

If you live in New York City, you’ve probably been late to work recently. Your train got delayed, re-routed, or maybe it never showed up at all. By the time you rushed into the office, you felt flustered and annoyed. What a terrible way to start your day. Nobody wants to be late to work,…

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No qualified candidates

500 Applications, Zero Qualified Candidates… What Do You Do?

July 19th, 2017

Have you ever posted a job listing online and gotten absolutely no qualified candidates? It happened to Allan Ripp, the head of a PR firm, and he wrote about it in a recent New York Times op-ed. He posted an ad in search of a PR account director on LinkedIn and Indeed.com, and received 500…

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Top 10 HR Mistakes Every Employer Makes (But Shouldn’t)

April 11th, 2017

The admin and HR departments of most companies are what builds and maintains the standards of a business. If the HR department is not organized and lacks major attention to detail, it could be detrimental to the future of your business. As your company grows, so should your HR department and the rules and guidelines…

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Human Resources Trends

8 Human Resources Trends You Have to Know About – Part Two

March 21st, 2017

The world is constantly changing, and so is the way we do business. Last week we published our first part of important human resources trends to watch, here are eight more trends HR professionals can expect to see in the coming year. Loyalty Uptick It’s a time of uncertainty for our country, and workers may…

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HR Trends

8 HR Trends You Have to Know About – Part One

March 15th, 2017

The world is constantly changing, and so is the way we do business. Here are some HR trends you can expect to see in the coming year. Business Does Politics In the past couple of years, politically neutral companies have found themselves forced into taking public positions. A few examples: Sixty tech CEOs signed a…

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Too Many Job Duties

Employers: Are You Asking Your Prospective Employees to Take On Too Much?

October 23rd, 2016

Don’t let an overloaded job listing prevent you from finding great talent. Here are some simple things to look out for that will tell you if you’re asking too much of a new hire.

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