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AI, Upskilling, and Return to Office: Top 10 HR Trends for 2024

Despite rapid innovation and new capabilities, the function and fundamentals of Human Resources tasks remain largely the same. Year to year, however, HR professionals must keep up with emerging HR trends for 2024. Like last year, artificial intelligence and DEI will continue to make headlines in 2024, and. The past few years have taught us […]

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Never Too Late to Update: Critical 2023 Employee Handbook Updates

Even without big changes in your workplace, your employee handbook likely needs an update every year, including 2023. Employee handbook updates are becoming increasingly important, as we’ve previously talked about how, when, and why to update. Reviewing your handbook quarterly is best, but you’ll definitely need to check for outdated policies at least once a […]

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Recession, Retention, DEI, and More: Top HR Trends for 2023

The last few years have been times of uncertainty and change—and there seems to be more uncertainty and change ahead for 2023. Even without pandemic shutdowns, near constantly changing circumstances create new challenges for Human Resources departments. Like every year, several HR trends for 2023 have emerged. Here are the top 10 HR trends for […]

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The State of HR: 5 Important Lessons from the SHRM Conference

The Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) annual conference is a big deal. Like, a really big deal for HR professionals and companies of all sizes. This year’s event was as big as ever, especially on the heels of a COVID-hindered few years. Held in New Orleans over four jam-packed days (June 12-15), the event […]

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10 Ways HR Technology Helps Manage Labor Cost More Effectively

In many industries, labor cost is one of the biggest expenses for a business. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, wages and salary costs make up about 70% of employer costs for employee compensation. The remaining 30%of costs go toward benefits. In a period of inflation and rising wages, how can your business manage […]

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5 Tips to Support Employee Mental Health in the Workplace

5 Tips to Support Employee Mental Health in the Workplace: Implement a wellness program and mental health benefits  Promote continual learning and development  Provide sufficient PTO, leave, flexible schedules, and remote/hybrid work  Offer an Employee Assistance Program (EAP)  Promote a healthy, balanced approach to performance metrics  According to the World Health Organization (WHO), employee mental […]

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20 Essential HR Policies Every Company Must Cover

The HR compliance landscape is continually evolving. Businesses have no choice but to keep up or become subject to fines and other penalties. Company leaders aren’t always aware of (much less fully understand) their company’s compliance needs. Make sure your business is fully covered with these essential HR policies. Include these 20 must-haves in your […]

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HR in 2022: Major HR Trends and Topics To Guide Your Year

Like many jobs, the Human Resources profession has undergone major changes in the past decade. That’s not even taking into account how the ongoing pandemic has completely altered every aspect of work life. As we enter the third calendar year of the pandemic, what does 2022 have in store for Human Resources? What important work […]

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Finding the Balance: How to Create a Hybrid Work Environment

As the business world and worker expectations continue to evolve, many businesses are left with a future of work dilemma: return to the office, remote employees, or a hybrid work environment. Each has their advantages and disadvantages from both an employer and employee perspective. Recent research shows that employees like remote work, but also miss the day-to-day interactions […]

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What is Hybrid Work? And How Can It Benefit Your Company?

The expectations of workers in America have changed. Most companies resisted the idea of remote work until 2020, when the COVID-19 response demanded new levels of flexibility. For many companies, remote work no longer became a perk, it became a necessity. Over the past year and half, two trends have emerged: one expected and the other […]

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