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    Aging population will keep talent pool tight even in a recession, a Glassdoor economist says

    Employers can turn to alternative labor pools to strengthen their workforces.

    By Nov. 17, 2022
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    Customer hostility at an all-time high, but workers are afraid to report it, survey says

    The report largely focused on seasonal workers, but safety for all customer-facing roles has been a rising concern since the start of the pandemic.

    By Nov. 17, 2022
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    Top trends in employee engagement

    The pandemic and the changes it brought about — widespread remote work and a tight talent market, to name a few — are leading HR pros to rethink engagement efforts.

    By HR Dive staff
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    Hybrid work may show value as a recruiting tool

    The results from IWG may be far from universal, however, particularly regarding how stakeholders, both inside and outside of HR, view hybrid work.

    By Nov. 17, 2022
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    How to prioritize retention in 2023

    As the economy wavers, employers may need to turn their sights to retention rather than recruiting.

    By Jen A. Miller • Nov. 16, 2022
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    McDonald’s to launch cybersecurity apprenticeship program

    The restaurant chain's initiative is among nearly 200 registered apprenticeships programs approved or under development as part of the White House's Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Sprint.

    By Lindsey Wilkinson • Nov. 16, 2022
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    Code-switching at work may have unforeseen consequences

    Panelists unpacked the effects of covering and code-switching during a session at the ABA’s 2022 Labor and Employment Law Conference.

    By Nov. 16, 2022
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    Why everyone is talking about transparency right now

    Thanks to state legislation, potential federal regulation and employee pressure, “transparency” is this season’s watchword.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    Poor flexible work designs may drive turnover

    Employers are struggling to ensure flexible work policies are applied equitably across organizations, a Unit4 survey said.

    By Nov. 15, 2022
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    Gut check: There’s a difference between layoffs in tech and tech-sector layoffs

    Hiring tech workers still proves difficult despite chaos at Twitter, high-profile hiring freezes and cuts at the largest tech companies.

    By Matt Ashare • Nov. 14, 2022
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    Reports: Twitter dropped contractors without warning

    Separately, one group of employees suing the company over layoffs has sought a protective order from a California court.

    By Nov. 14, 2022
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    Amazon reportedly plans 10K layoffs

    The e-commerce giant is downsizing divisions related to devices like Alexa and human resources, the New York Times reports.

    By Daphne Howland • Nov. 14, 2022
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    4 ways to foster LGBTQ allyship in the workplace

    Allyship became personal for Claudia Dulac, head of diversity & inclusion for Merrill, when her husband came out as gay in 2009.

    By Claudia Dulac • Nov. 14, 2022
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    Marijuana legislation still troubles talent strategy

    Right now, regardless of industry, HR managers are grappling with adult use of recreational cannabis — and whether monitoring off-the-clock use and taking punitive action is worth their time.

    By Nov. 11, 2022
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    Will the NLRB enforce labor protections in the marijuana industry?

    The dizzying web of legal and illegal cannabis use across the U.S. makes for more headaches than easy answers.

    By Nov. 11, 2022
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    Slowly but surely, S&P boards are diversifying

    New directors account for only 7% of all S&P board directors, but the new additions were largely from historically underrepresented groups.

    By Laurel Kalser • Nov. 11, 2022
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    5 execs share the hardest tech jobs to hire for right now

    Workers with technical skills are still prized by technology leaders. But soft skills and subject matter expertise are the true holy grail in a volatile job market.

    By Roberto Torres , Matt Ashare , Lindsey Wilkinson • Nov. 10, 2022
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    Redfin lays off 13% of workforce as trouble comes to real estate industry

    This news coincides with Meta’s own Nov. 10 layoff announcement, also amounting to a 13% workforce reduction, and Twitter’s ongoing layoff saga.

    By Nov. 10, 2022
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    Hybrid Health: Holiday parties might be a retention solution

    “Companies are really looking to figure out ways to engage employees, especially after the past two years,” an event planner told HR Dive.

    By Nov. 9, 2022
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    Is there a link between layoffs and CSR?

    Embodying company values may be an underrated form of crisis management.

    By Nov. 9, 2022
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    How private employers can recruit and retain veterans

    Many private employers now recognize the skills service members bring to the workforce, writes Wendy Buckingham, associate attorney at Littler.

    By Wendy Buckingham • Nov. 9, 2022
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    College presidential searches still favor White candidates, report says

    Different search firm practices, hiring processes and job descriptions can change an exclusionary status quo, the College Futures Foundation said.

    By Jeremy Bauer-Wolf • Nov. 8, 2022
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    DoorDash offers operators access to discounted learning, mental health benefits

    DoorDash’s program is expected to help operators with recruitment, retention and staff development — issues that are among the top challenges for restaurateurs.

    By Julie Littman • Nov. 8, 2022
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    With SEC disclosure rules looming, investors eye HR transparency

    Transparent employers tend to experience higher employee retention and more investor interest, according to a report from The Conference Board.

    By Nov. 8, 2022
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    CompTIA partnership aims to expand tech opportunities for LGBTQ talent

    Diversity, equity and inclusion efforts remain an active consideration for the tech sector, which has struggled with bias.

    By Nov. 8, 2022
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    The companies that went fully remote — and never looked back

    Scrapped plans for a new headquarters. An expired lease. A coronavirus-driven shift to remote work has been seamless enough for some companies to ditch physical offices altogether.

    By Nov. 7, 2022