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Survey: Technology tops HR’s hottest investment trends for 2023

Nearly half of HR leaders cited HR technology as their top investment priority for this year, according to a recent survey by the Gartner business advisory firm. Close behind were investments in staffing and recruiting, total rewards, and learning and development.

Employer survey: Most still hiring, still worried

As employers navigate mixed messages about the economy—persistent inflation and headline-grabbing layoffs on one hand, a 53-year-low unemployment rate and increased consumer spending on the other—a new report by the Littler Mendelson employment law firm reveals the impact of uncertain conditions on workforce management and planning.

10 crucial reminders about your records policy

Think managing and protecting your HR and business records is easy? Think again. Ideally, you already have a records-management policy in place. An up-to-date records policy is vital if your company has moved to remote or hybrid work and not made updates. Here are 10 points to keep in mind when drafting remote-records policies.

New Jersey has highest cost to hire, South Carolina lowest

It costs more to hire a new employee in New Jersey than any other state, according to a new employer survey conducted by HR software provider Remote.com.

Medical marijuana and positive drug tests: Employer rights

As more states legalize medicinal and recreational use of marijuana, employers have to grapple with confusing and seemingly contradictory rules.

Su, currently #2 at DOL, gets Biden’s nod to become secretary of labor

President Biden has nominated Deputy Secretary of Labor Julie A. Su to head the Department of Labor, replacing outgoing Labor Secretary Marty Walsh.

Is work to blame for employee health problems? How HR can help

A new survey by Resume-Now provides some valuable insights to HR professionals regarding physical and mental health trends and how they relate to the workplace.

The HR I.Q. Test: March ’23

Here’s your monthly quiz on HR news and trends.

As pandemic recedes, employers spending to entice employees to come back to their offices

Large employers are increasing investments in their physical office spaces to entice reluctant employees to return to face-to-face work, a new report from research firm Verdantix shows.

Walsh to step down as Labor Secretary in March

Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh has confirmed he will resign in March to become executive director of the National Hockey League Players’ Association. Walsh will become the first member of President Biden’s cabinet to leave the administration.