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8 Tips for Modernizing Hiring in 2024

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As talent acquisition continues to evolve, staying ahead of the curve is crucial for organizations aiming to attract and retain top-tier talent. Last year highlighted labor shortages, looming retirements and a demand for evolving skills. As 2024 begins, the traditional hiring approaches are being reshaped by technology, remote work dynamics and shifting employee expectations.

Supporting Caregivers in the Workplace

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In 2023, 38 million people across the U.S. provided unpaid care for their loved ones, according to AARP. Another study fromHarvard Business School estimated that 73% of employees have some caregiving responsibility, making caregivers the fastest-growing employee group. Unfortunately, the stress and burden of providing unpaid care can take a significant toll on employees’ mental, […]

Tips for Training Managers on FMLA Compliance

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The Family Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is a federal law providing eligible employees of covered employers with unpaid, job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons. In general, eligible employees may take up to 12 weeks of leave each year for FMLA-qualifying reasons, including for treatment of a serious health condition. Employers are often forced […]

Bereavement Leave and How to Support Employees

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Bereavement is an experience that follows the loss of a family member or friend. It’s an inevitable part of life. Many employers recognize the emotional toll it takes on workers and implement bereavement leave policies. Offering this benefit is not just a legal requirement in some places but a way to support grieving employees during […]

Love your Work: Tips for Creating a Positive and Engaging Work Environment

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In the modern workplace, the term “positive work environment” isn’t just a trendy buzzword; it’s become a crucial component of successful businesses worldwide. A positive and engaging culture can be the make-or-break factor for attracting and retaining talent, impacting employee satisfaction and productivity, and driving overall business success. As employers navigate the ever-evolving expectations of […]

Establishing Inclusive Hiring and Onboarding Practices

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The hiring and onboarding processes are crucial to ensure employees feel welcome and included. Onboarding sets the tone for an employee’s tenure with the company, laying the foundation of their work experience. Effective hiring and onboarding practices can make employees feel seen and valued from their first job day, impacting retention, engagement and productivity. An […]