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HR Management

‘Chatbots’ can help provide instant online answers & free up time for HR

02/22/2018

Whether it’s discussing vacation policies, enrolling workers in the benefits plan or conducting training, HR chatbots are assisting employees in all these transactions. HR is also using these artificial-intelligence tools in the recruiting process.

Time to rethink your HR-to-employee ratio

02/22/2018
If your HR department has been struggling to keep up with a growing workforce and new compliance duties, it may be time to add to your HR staff.

Warn bosses about ‘phone-snubbing’ their employees

02/20/2018

More than three quarters (76%) of workers say they lack trust in supervisors who can’t tear themselves away from their smartphones during a conversation or meeting.

Update your plan for preventing violence

02/16/2018

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration is aggressively going after employers that don’t take seriously their responsibility to provide a safe workplace—especially those that don’t have a specific violence prevention program in place.

Survey: Only 39% of new hires tried to negotiate pay

02/13/2018

In only three cities did at least half of new hires try to negotiate higher starting pay: New York (55%), Dallas (51%) and San Francisco (50%).

Snapshot: We’re taking much less vacation

02/13/2018

Over the last 40 years, the average amount of vacation time American workers take has declined by almost four days.

Attracting, keeping talent is C-Suite’s biggest concern

02/13/2018

Attracting and retaining top-notch employees ranks as the foremost concern not only among CEOs but also the rest of the C-Suite, including chief financial officers, according to a new report by the Conference Board business group.

Make your complaint process retaliation-proof by limiting access

02/07/2018

Access to internal complaints should be on an as-needed basis. Restricting access to those files limits the number of staff members who can be accused of retaliation.

This Valentine’s Day, is office romance on the rocks?

02/06/2018

According to CareerBuilder’s Annual Valentine’s Day survey conducted by The Harris Poll, office romance is at a 10-year low, with 36% of workers reporting dating a co-worker, down from 41% last year and 40% in 2008.

One-third of hiring execs expect job churn in 2018

02/06/2018

Thirty-five percent of hiring decision makers expect more employees to quit this year, according to a new poll conducted by Glassdoor, the recruitment web site.