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    Women may be more likely to experience toxic workplace culture, even in the C-suite

    This toxic culture gender gap widened during the pandemic, according to research published in MIT Sloan Management Review.

    By Carolyn Crist • March 17, 2023
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    Survey: Hiring outlook remains optimistic, but upskilling is needed

    Global talent shortages have reached a 17-year high, ManpowerGroup said.

    By Carolyn Crist • March 17, 2023
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    Top trends in recruiting

    To cope with a paradoxical labor market, HR pros still squarely focused on recruiting may need to re-evaluate role requirements, inclusion initiatives and more.

    By HR Dive staff
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    If layoffs are coming, employees say they want to be told in person

    Employers that deliver layoffs in a respectful manner will protect an organization’s reputation, one expert said.

    By Laurel Kalser • March 16, 2023
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    Study: Half of employees lose hours of productivity weekly to IT issues

    Ongoing hybrid work models will require a technology focus for engagement and retention.

    By Carolyn Crist • March 16, 2023
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    Working on-site isn’t worth the commute, employees say

    At the same time, about half of workers said being in the office is beneficial for career advancement, signaling a potential disconnect in priorities.

    By Carolyn Crist • March 15, 2023
  • Tyson to close two plants, laying off nearly 1,700 workers

    The company said closing two of its processing facilities will help it optimize its chicken supply chain. It offered assistance to employees impacted by the decision.

    By Chris Casey • March 14, 2023
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    Nonprofit launches ‘high-opportunity’ job platform for nondegree workers

    Building on public and private sector momentum, SkillUp said it also aims to increase motivation and confidence among workers.

    By March 14, 2023
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    HR pros say they’re stressed about retention amid layoffs

    As sourcing and hiring remains costly, close to half of respondents to a recent survey said they do not believe the great resignation is over.

    By March 14, 2023
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    How to hire and retain good front-line store managers

    Building a strong workforce starts with having the right policies in place to identify, train and reward store leaders, experts say.

    By Christine Blank • March 13, 2023
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    Silicon Valley Bank workers will help run the bank until a buyer is found

    Federal deposit protection also likely saved startup jobs affected by the Silicon Valley Bank closure.

    By March 13, 2023
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    Employee needs should drive AI adoption, consulting firm recommends

    Workers are in the best position to know which tasks could be automated or which processes improved, Bain & Co. said.

    By March 13, 2023
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    Pew: Flexible work, changes to cultural norms needed to close gender pay gap

    Discrimination also plays a role in pay inequities, the researchers said.

    By Carolyn Crist • March 13, 2023
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    Biden proposes investment in sectoral training, apprenticeships

    Notably, previous U.S. Department of Labor investments have focused on improving diversity in the Registered Apprenticeship program.

    By March 13, 2023
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    Glassdoor ‘equity X-ray’ captures employee experience gaps

    Economists at Glassdoor are highlighting a fresh way to think about inclusion and belonging. 

    By March 9, 2023
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    Half of construction’s job openings vanish

    A pullback in residential and other segments could explain the “shocking” drop, according to a report from Associated Builders and Contractors.

    By Zachary Phillips • March 9, 2023
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    Nike taps new head of women’s, DEI

    Changes on the DTC side of the business will help support its digital-led strategy, the company said.

    By Cara Salpini • March 8, 2023
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    Maryland lawmakers pull 4-day workweek bill from consideration

    A state senator confirmed to HR Dive that supporting lawmakers intend to request the Maryland DOL assess the possibility of a four-day workweek instead.

    By March 8, 2023
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    Employee burnout remains high but shows signs of improvement

    Seventy-one percent of workers surveyed said a four-day workweek would help reduce their burnout.

    By March 8, 2023
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    The number of women in technical roles is dropping

    The lack of women throughout the tech talent pipeline shows the responsibility to diversify the workforce spans beyond the recruitment stage.

    By Lindsey Wilkinson • March 8, 2023
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    ‘Digital nomads’ expand the reaches of remote work

    One digital nomad told HR Dive the opportunity to travel keeps her engaged in her job and grateful to come to work every day.

    By March 7, 2023
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    Employers aren’t adopting skills-based hiring fast enough to meet demand, report says

    But companies can focus on in-house training and other nontraditional approaches to overcome that gap.

    By March 7, 2023
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    How Randstad’s chief equity officer blazed a trail in the staffing industry

    “Divisiveness is silencing a whole generation of people,” Audra Jenkins of Randstad said. “History has shown us that doesn’t work very well.”

    By Jen A. Miller • March 7, 2023
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    3 reasons to prioritize offboarding

    Rolling out the red carpet for both entrances and exits can go a long way in improving company culture, experts told HR Dive.

    By Jen A. Miller • March 6, 2023
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    The office is on life support

    During tough economic times, businesses need to be in the best possible shape to weather the storm, one Infosys exec writes.

    By Rajesh Varrier • March 6, 2023
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    Workers say they’d return to employers that laid them off respectfully

    Employers that treat workers with empathy during the process may have an easier time finding talent again once pressure subsides.

    By March 3, 2023