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Some Companies Are Benefiting from an Integrated Approach to Battling Reduced Workforce Well-Being from COVID-19 – According to New Study...

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected work over the past year in many ways, and most HR professionals (64%) agree that employee well-being has been significantly … The post Some Companies Are Benefiting from an Integrated Approach to Battling Reduced Workforce Well-Being from COVID-19 – According to New Study by the HR Research Institute appeared first on HR Tech Feed.

Avature’s Pick of Some Amazing Career Sites

Fifty-six percent of candidates believe they can tell what it will be like to work for a company by looking at its career site (Smallbizgenius, 2019). It works as a candidate’s first port-of-call to explore an employer brand: it showcases what the organization stands for and what it’s really like to work for them. With […] The post Avature’s Pick of Some Amazing Career…

Some Employers are Dealing with Urgent Demands that Require High-Volume Recruitment During the Pandemic – According to New Study by...

Read Time1 Minute, 3 Second Despite the pandemic and economic downturn, many organizations have been recruiting high volumes of employees to meet urgent needs. In fact, among organizations that have used high-volume recruitment methods, 40% say the pandemic has actually made them more likely to engage in such recruitment. The free research report, The State of High-Volume Recruitment and Assessments 2021, is now available…

Zoom Bombs! Let’s have some fun!

Okay, if you’ve been working at home for the last month or so, you’re getting bored with video conferences with your team! You’ve also probably heard of some Zoom meetings getting “Zoom Bombed” by folks outside of your organization that figured out your public link and come in cause all kinds of havoc. I want to Zoom Bomb your weekly team meeting! But not…

Just do some HR today!

If you’re highly active in HR and Talent Acquisition in the social space (read: blogs, sites, pod/videocasts, webinars, conferences, Facebook, Twitter, etc.), you might be caught up in this mindset that what you’re doing is not what you should be doing. You’re being told what you should be focusing on by idiots like me, and thousands of others, most of whom don’t even work…

“I Am Not Uncertain” – Why Some Hidden Phrases Illustrate Your Culture To Perfection

“I am not uncertain.” The phrase is a workplace culture feature from the Showtime series Billions. “I am not uncertain” is what employees of the hedge fund Axe Capital featured in Billions say to their boss, Bobby Axelrod (Damian Lewis), when they’ve got potentially incriminating inside information they are about to trade on and Axelrod asks them if they are sure: the goods on…

College Athletes: You better have some experience!

My oldest son is so close to being off the payroll and graduating college I can almost taste it! Because he transferred schools after his first two years he has a couple of classes to make up, but he has a great internship this summer, so he’s going back to school in the fall to finish up his senior year. He plays college baseball,…

HR, Take Some Risks and Just Say “What the ****”

My favorite movie line of all time and something every HR practitioner needs to do, “Sometimes you need to just say ‘what the ****’ and take some risks.” The quote comes from the movie Risky Business. Joel, the character played by Tom Cruise, is much like a teenage version of an HR pansy. Coasting through life on smarts, good looks and a fear of…

Career Confessions from Gen-Z: Go Spend Some Time Abroad!

Your favorite Gen-Z blogger has returned to the States! After a tumultuous day of traveling (I won’t bore you with the details), I returned on Tuesday night from my 6 week study abroad trip to Spain. My trip to Spain was the best timesof my life filled with so many cool new experiences all over the country, including a lot of new foods, shopping,…

If a PEO Isn’t Right For Your Start-Up, Here Are Some Alternatives

Hiring an HR professional is typically at the bottom of a start-up’s to-do list despite the very real risks forgoing this “to-do” poses. There’s no clear verdict on when hiring in-house HR talent is a must — some argue that at a company should have at least 50 full-time employees, while others consider a nascent company’s rapid growth rate to be the criteria — but one…

Americans Are Working Longer, But at Least Some of That Is at Home

At the end of June the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) released the results of its 2016 American Time Use Survey (ATUS). For the second year in a row the press release emphasized the fact that workers are more likely to do some or all of their work at home. A new statistic added to 2016’s survey revealed 43% of workers with advanced degrees work…