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    What not to write in job postings

    Job ads can serve as prime vectors for discrimination claims if employers aren’t thoughtful about them, write two management-side attorneys.

    Emily K. Chowhan and Leah Stiegler • July 17, 2024
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    Mental health benefits at work are getting better. Here’s how we can go further.

    Congress must invest more and act soon to reauthorize telehealth extensions before it’s too late, argues the director of health policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.

    Anna Vredenburgh • July 3, 2024
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    Help employees save for retirement and pay back student loan debt — simultaneously

    As of January 1 this year, employers have a new way to help employees meet these challenges, writes Mary Moreland, executive vice president, human resources, at Abbott.

    Mary Moreland • June 20, 2024
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    Why engaging Gen Z LGBTQ+ employees is paramount to companies’ future workforces

    Ignoring the Gen Z LGBTQ+ workforce's growing needs could mean millions in increased turnover costs and a shrunken talent pool, writes Mitch Berlin, an EY executive.

    Mitch Berlin • June 17, 2024
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    The US has a severe labor shortage. The Work Opportunity Tax Credit can help.

    Today’s economic climate presents a unique bipartisan opportunity to rethink and strengthen the country’s approach to workforce development, writes Misty Chally of the Critical Labor Coalition.

    Misty Chally • June 13, 2024
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    ‘Office Space’ turned 25 this year, but its lessons on whistleblowers are as relevant as ever

    Justin Lugar, an attorney with Woods Rogers and a former assistant U.S. attorney, offers steps HR can take to avoid Initech’s fate.

    Justin Lugar • May 22, 2024
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    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.

    Carly Holm • May 17, 2024
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    HR is uniquely positioned to elevate employer branding

    Decide what you want to be known for and then tell your story, writes Orlando Ashford, chief people officer of Fanatics.

    Orlando Ashford • May 16, 2024
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    A new overtime threshold takes effect in mere weeks. HR should assess its impact now.

    Expecting DOL’s rule to be blocked by July 1 and taking no action could result in millions in liability exposure for even a few misclassified employees, Farella Braun + Martel attorneys write.

    Holly L. Sutton and Kevin L. Jones • May 13, 2024
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    HR should review job descriptions, arbitration agreements in light of Bissonette

    Employers should anticipate an uptick in employees pushing back on arbitration agreements, write Ian A. Wright and Kaitlin Owen of Alston & Bird.

    Ian A. Wright and Kaitlin Owen • May 7, 2024
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    5 ways to think about AI’s role in change management

    AI adoption does not need to be done at a breakneck pace, but it does need a plan, writes Victoria Grady, associate professor of management at George Mason University.

    Victoria Grady • May 6, 2024
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    How to identify and retain talent in the ever-changing workplace

    One of the most important things an HR professional can do is listen to both employees and potential hires, writes Elizabeth Rieveley, CPO of MeridianLink.

    Elizabeth Rieveley • April 11, 2024
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    Address workplace political disputes proactively to mitigate risk

    It’s unrealistic to expect employees to stop political chatter altogether, writes a Gunster attorney. But HR can craft policies and train supervisors to prevent problems.

    Holly Goodman • April 9, 2024
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    How CHROs can build a data-driven HR function

    HR teams need pros that can play three key roles: the analytics expert, the decision enabler and the strategic consultant, write two Gartner specialists.

    Alex Chertoff and Tim Pasto • April 5, 2024
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    Bridging the talent gap in the semiconductor industry

    Engaging with the broader community and offering flexible work environments could recruit more workers, writes KPMG’s Lincoln Clark. 

    Lincoln Clark • April 3, 2024
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    AI literacy: The new global imperative for tomorrow’s workforce

    The workforce faces a transformative shift, where AI skills will become as fundamental as literacy and numeracy once were, writes CompTIA’s Hannah Johnson.

    Hannah Johnson • March 26, 2024
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    Why we should stop telling employees to advocate for themselves

    Kristy Lilas, VP of DIB at GoDaddy, outlines best practices for inclusion that don't rely on self-advocacy.

    Kristy Lilas • March 13, 2024
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    As SCOTUS weighs Title VII’s harm standard, employers should address DEI program vulnerabilities

    Employers should evaluate the delicate balance between the goals of DEI initiatives and legal scrutiny, write Hunton Andrews Kurth attorneys.

    Holly Williamson and Verónica A. Ucros • Feb. 14, 2024
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    How can CHROs ensure they remain relevant in a tech-heavy future?

    CHROs must optimize their role as a digital leader of HR to ensure their function is fit for the future, write two Gartner researchers.

    Alex Chertoff and Duncan Harris • Feb. 5, 2024
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    The 2024 HR playbook begins with people

    Embrace new expectations and immerse yourself in the employee experience to overcome the unique challenges 2024 will bring, writes SurveyMonkey’s CPO. 

    Becky Cantieri • Jan. 23, 2024
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    AI in hiring: How to weigh the tech’s benefits against its risks

    Karen Boyle, senior vice president of human resources at the Graham Company, asks: Do the pros outweigh the cons when using AI in the hiring process?

    Karen Boyle • Jan. 17, 2024
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    How LVMH navigates the dynamic workforce through strategic upskilling

    Thoughtful programming enhances engagement, retention and innovation, writes Gena Smith, CHRO of LVMH North America.

    Gena Smith • Jan. 11, 2024
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    5 tips to better manage difficult performance conversations

    HR pros can ease otherwise painful performance talks by giving workers a heads-up, among other actions, Ang Brennan of Insights writes.

    Ang Brennan • Dec. 28, 2023
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    10 common termination traps — and how to avoid them

    The uncomfortable and legally challenging aspects of terminations can be ameliorated with careful forethought and planning, write Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP attorneys.

    Meredith Gregston and Dan Butler • Nov. 22, 2023
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    Navigating religious accommodation after Groff v. DeJoy

    Employers may need to institute more rigorous processes than they now have in place for handling such accommodations.

    Jonathan A. Segal and Adam D. Brown • Nov. 21, 2023