Talent


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    Less than a third of job postings require years of experience, Indeed says

    The decline has occurred across sectors, particularly high-wage jobs and those with high education requirements.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 24, 2024
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    Ex-Citi employee was fired for refusing to fudge data to OCC, she says

    Kathleen Martin said the pressure came from Anand Selva “almost as soon as he got promoted” to chief operating officer last year. The bank denies the allegations.

    By Gabrielle Saulsbery • May 24, 2024
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    Trendline

    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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    How to get employees ahead of the AI learning curve

    Leaders need to ensure they’re offering opportunities for employees to experiment with AI before the technology goes “prime time,” one CFO said.

    By Grace Noto • May 24, 2024
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    ‘Robot-phobia’ could worsen labor shortages in hospitality

    Workers who fear being replaced by a robot are more likely to report stress and thoughts of quitting. 

    By Carolyn Crist • May 23, 2024
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    Employees are staying put — but how long will that last?

    Employers can put themselves in a stronger position to retain people when the next “inevitable” talent reshuffling occurs, LinkedIn’s COO said.

    By Laurel Kalser • May 23, 2024
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    Employers appear more likely to offer interviews, higher pay to those with AI skills, study says

    Skills gaps continue to drive up competition for AI-related talent, boosting the importance of reskilling and upskilling.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 22, 2024
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    What’s the cost of the IT skills gap? One analysis says $5.5 trillion by 2026

    However, AI coding and workforce training capabilities could trim as much as $1 trillion from the losses by 2027, according to IDC researcher Gina Smith.

    By Matt Ashare • May 22, 2024
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    As leaders push AI adoption, workers are feeling strained, CEOs say

    Senior executives should lead their people through AI-related changes and build a cultural mindset of innovation, collaboration and reskilling, an IBM report says.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 21, 2024
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    Boiled oceans and strategic staircases: Corporate jargon that workers hate

    Using corporate jargon risks alienating peers — and can just be downright annoying.

    By May 21, 2024
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    5 employment law trackers for HR leaders to bookmark

    The spread of state and local laws affecting employment may be one of HR’s biggest challenges. But there are tools to help.

    By May 20, 2024
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    Most leaders mistakenly believe employees are highly engaged and loyal

    A report from Right Management reveals an “alarming” employee-employer disconnect on worker satisfaction and engagement.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 20, 2024
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    Making space: How employers are complying with the PUMP Act, one year later

    Pumping at work can be a burden for employees. Here’s how companies are easing the load — and going beyond the bare minimum.

    By May 17, 2024
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    AI could perform more than half of HR assistant tasks by 2032, report says

    “Talent should use this moment as a springboard to expand their capabilities, try new roles and become more versatile,” Cognizant’s chief people officer said.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 17, 2024
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    Lego links employee compensation to decarbonization goals

    The company said it established these performance metrics to motivate employees “to help make a positive impact” as it aims to reduce emissions.

    By Zoya Mirza • May 17, 2024
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    RTO mandates push senior leaders to join direct competitors, study says

    Despite markedly different approaches at SpaceX, Microsoft and Apple, researchers estimated “nearly identical effects for all three companies.”

    By Laurel Kalser • May 16, 2024
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    Opinion

    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.

    By Orlando Ashford • May 16, 2024
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    NLRB judges rule Starbucks participated in unfair labor practices in 2 cases

    In one case, an NLRB judge found Starbucks fired a shift supervisor for closing a store early over staffing issues, which is a protected union activity.

    By Aneurin Canham-Clyne • May 15, 2024
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    AAPI month highlights inequalities in the workplace

    From not feeling safe to speak out at work to facing supervisor bias to not landing roles on corporate boards, AAPI workers face a number of hurdles in the workplace. 

    By May 15, 2024
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    8 in 10 hiring managers say they’ve ghosted job candidates

    Hiring managers point to reasons such as uncertainty, being overwhelmed with resumes and poor fit between the candidate and company.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 15, 2024
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    Indeed lays off 1K employees, citing ‘global slow-down’ in hiring

    “While the global economy has improved in several areas over the past year, we are not yet set up for sustainable growth,” CEO Chris Hyams said.

    By May 15, 2024
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    HR leaders can play a critical guiding role in skills-based transformation

    Companies should meet several fundamental conditions before moving along the spectrum of skills-based hiring, McLean & Co. says.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 14, 2024
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    2024 will be the year ‘AI at work gets real.’ But are employers ready?

    Employees also are unwilling to wait for advice and are planning to skill up independently, a Microsoft report says.

    By May 14, 2024
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    Red Hat’s DEI program was discriminatory, lawsuit says

    A senior manager says he was fired for being White and male and was retaliated against for his merit-based hiring advocacy.

    By Robert Freedman • May 14, 2024
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    Vast majority of Gen Z tech workers say they’d consider new career opportunities

    With high dissatisfaction rates, young tech workers pointed to career development as a vital aspect of engagement and retention in a recent survey.

    By Carolyn Crist • May 13, 2024
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    3 hiring and employment essentials small businesses need to know

    In order to attract and retain top talent in a competitive landscape, business owners need to be aware of the latest employment trends so they can make informed decisions about their own hiring practices.

    By Olivier Bartholot, Vice President, Intuit QuickBooks Human Capital Management Solutions • May 13, 2024