New Research: Agile Workforces Are all the Rave

EntertainHR - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 04:00

In honor of National Small Business Week, Upwork released new data that reveals the majority (58 percent) of small businesses are embracing agile workforces due to “greater interest among workers for flexible work arrangements.” The data is a specific cut of results from small business respondents to Upwork’s Future Workforce Report, which...

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New Research: Agile Workforces Are all the Rave

The Oswald Letter - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 04:00

In honor of National Small Business Week, Upwork released new data that reveals the majority (58 percent) of small businesses are embracing agile workforces due to “greater interest among workers for flexible work arrangements.” The data is a specific cut of results from small business respondents to Upwork’s Future Workforce Report, which...

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New Research: Agile Workforces Are all the Rave

Resources for Humans: - Tue, 05/15/2018 - 04:00

In honor of National Small Business Week, Upwork released new data that reveals the majority (58 percent) of small businesses are embracing agile workforces due to “greater interest among workers for flexible work arrangements.” The data is a specific cut of results from small business respondents to Upwork’s Future Workforce Report, which...

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The Toothpaste Can’t Go Back in the Tube: 6 Tips for Workplace Communication

EntertainHR - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 06:00

I recently watched a preschool teacher deliver a message on “Words that Hurt.” The teacher creatively used a tube of toothpaste and a paper plate per student for this hands-on activity. I watched 12 small children eagerly squeeze the entire contents of a tube of toothpaste onto a paper plate, giggling as their plates filled...

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The Toothpaste Can’t Go Back in the Tube: 6 Tips for Workplace Communication

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 06:00

I recently watched a preschool teacher deliver a message on “Words that Hurt.” The teacher creatively used a tube of toothpaste and a paper plate per student for this hands-on activity. I watched 12 small children eagerly squeeze the entire contents of a tube of toothpaste onto a paper plate, giggling as their plates filled up with...

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The Toothpaste Can’t Go Back in the Tube: 6 Tips for Workplace Communication

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 06:00

I recently watched a preschool teacher deliver a message on “Words that Hurt.” The teacher creatively used a tube of toothpaste and a paper plate per student for this hands-on activity. I watched 12 small children eagerly squeeze the entire contents of a tube of toothpaste onto a paper plate, giggling as their plates filled up with...

Categories: Blogs

Employers Face Heavy Burden When Defending EPA Claims

EntertainHR - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 05:31

Not only must you be vigilant in preventing workplace sexual harassment in the age of #MeToo, but you also may face an uphill battle in defending against gender-based pay discrimination claims under the Equal Pay Act (EPA), according to a new decision from the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Maryland, North Carolina, South...

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Employers Face Heavy Burden When Defending EPA Claims

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 05:31

Not only must you be vigilant in preventing workplace sexual harassment in the age of #MeToo, but you also may face an uphill battle in defending against gender-based pay discrimination claims under the Equal Pay Act (EPA), according to a new decision from the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Maryland, North Carolina, South...

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Employers Face Heavy Burden When Defending EPA Claims

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 05:31

Not only must you be vigilant in preventing workplace sexual harassment in the age of #MeToo, but you also may face an uphill battle in defending against gender-based pay discrimination claims under the Equal Pay Act (EPA), according to a new decision from the U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals—which covers Maryland, North Carolina, South...

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The Hidden Art of Becoming a Samurai Listener

EntertainHR - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 04:55

We tend to treat the ability to listen well as a soft skill, or something with which you are born or otherwise mysteriously acquire. But it can be the crux trait for advancing your career. If you put the art of communication in business settings into the context of reading an opponent in the martial […] The post The Hidden Art of Becoming a...

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The Hidden Art of Becoming a Samurai Listener

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 04:55

We tend to treat the ability to listen well as a soft skill, or something with which you are born or otherwise mysteriously acquire. But it can be the crux trait for advancing your career. If you put the art of communication in business settings into the context of reading an opponent in the martial arts, you’ll recognize how listening...

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The Hidden Art of Becoming a Samurai Listener

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 04:55

We tend to treat the ability to listen well as a soft skill, or something with which you are born or otherwise mysteriously acquire. But it can be the crux trait for advancing your career. If you put the art of communication in business settings into the context of reading an opponent in the martial arts, you’ll recognize how listening...

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How Employers Can Impact Employee Financial Wellness

EntertainHR - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 04:00

Employees who are under financial stress can have a negative impact on an employer in many ways. They may show up to work distracted, for example, which could mean they’re less productive or more likely to make mistakes. They may become agitated more easily, which can lead to other workplace issues. They may even take […] The post How...

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How Employers Can Impact Employee Financial Wellness

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 04:00

Employees who are under financial stress can have a negative impact on an employer in many ways. They may show up to work distracted, for example, which could mean they’re less productive or more likely to make mistakes. They may become agitated more easily, which can lead to other workplace issues. They may even take more sick days, either due...

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How Employers Can Impact Employee Financial Wellness

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 04:00

Employees who are under financial stress can have a negative impact on an employer in many ways. They may show up to work distracted, for example, which could mean they’re less productive or more likely to make mistakes. They may become agitated more easily, which can lead to other workplace issues. They may even take more sick days, either due...

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In-Person Interview: What Else Can You Do?

EntertainHR - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 04:00

Sometimes it may seem as though the hiring process takes longer than it should. And this can be a real problem when the job candidates have the upper hand—anything that prolongs the process means there is a greater chance your ideal candidate will have another offer by the time you’re ready to proceed. So, what […] The post In-Person...

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In-Person Interview: What Else Can You Do?

The Oswald Letter - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 04:00

Sometimes it may seem as though the hiring process takes longer than it should. And this can be a real problem when the job candidates have the upper hand—anything that prolongs the process means there is a greater chance your ideal candidate will have another offer by the time you’re ready to proceed. Source: Steve Debenport / E+ / Getty So,...

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In-Person Interview: What Else Can You Do?

Resources for Humans: - Mon, 05/14/2018 - 04:00

Sometimes it may seem as though the hiring process takes longer than it should. And this can be a real problem when the job candidates have the upper hand—anything that prolongs the process means there is a greater chance your ideal candidate will have another offer by the time you’re ready to proceed. Source: Steve Debenport / E+ / Getty So,...

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NLRB Looking for Clarity on Joint Employment, But Change Won’t Be Quick

EntertainHR - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 10:57

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is considering entering the long and cumbersome process of rulemaking in an effort to create a clear standard for determining what puts two or more employers in a joint-employment relationship under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The standard for determining joint employment has gone back and...

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NLRB Looking for Clarity on Joint Employment, But Change Won’t Be Quick

The Oswald Letter - Fri, 05/11/2018 - 10:57

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is considering entering the long and cumbersome process of rulemaking in an effort to create a clear standard for determining what puts two or more employers in a joint-employment relationship under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). The standard for determining joint employment has gone back and...

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