Why HR is spending less to attract employees but more to keep them
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by Dawn Kawamoto
2d ago
During the Great Resignation, job hoppers landed a median pay increase of more than 20% when they joined a new employer, according to a recent Bank of America report featuring aggregated and anonymized data from the institution. But as of May, that increase has fallen to around 10%, as unemployment has risen to over 4% in the past year.  - Advertisement - For talent acquisition leaders, the slowdown in salary increases bodes well for significant savings as they recruit candidates. However, employers may still have to spend big to retain employees. According to a global survey by recruitin ..read more
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How giving employees a ‘right to disconnect’ can tackle burnout
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by Tom Starner
3w ago
As hybrid and remote work become the standard for many American employees, the lines between home and work are increasingly blurred, with many employees feeling pressure to be “always on,” driving up stress and employee burnout. It’s a crisis that has fueled some lawmakers to push for employees to have a “right to disconnect.” - Advertisement - Earlier this year, California legislators began considering a proposed Right-to-Disconnect bill. The bill would mandate that employers in the state clearly define non-working hours and grant employees the right to disconnect from work within that timefr ..read more
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Why HR leaders need to play a critical role in crisis management
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by Dawn Kawamoto
1M ago
A crisis can wash ashore at any time for an organization—from claims of sexual harassment by a CEO like those facing Elon Musk of SpaceX to major cybersecurity breaches like the one experienced by AT&T to global health crises similar to COVID-19 that touched every employer. Without effective crisis management strategies, situations like these can spin the heads of HR leaders—and result in long-term talent and business impacts that include reputational damage, loss of revenue and disruption to operations. Bryan Strawser, CEO and principal of crisis management company Bryghtpath and aut ..read more
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TA teams often left out of workforce planning, Bersin research finds
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by Jill Barth
1M ago
Skills scarcity is currently a predominant challenge for business organizations, and many find themselves at a crossroads in deciding how to use talent acquisition as a solution, says Stella Ioannidou, Josh Bersin Company’s senior director of research. - Advertisement - “It’s a pivotal time when they need to decide if talent acquisition is a service function or a strategic partner of the business,” she told HRE. Ioannidou manages a research portfolio focused on skills, AI, talent intelligence and people analytics—what she calls “the nerdy stuff.” She leads her organization’s research initiativ ..read more
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Asynchronous work: 3 strategies to make it more effective
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by Dawn Kawamoto
4M ago
Post-pandemic, employers increasingly offer work location flexibility as an attraction and retention tool, which, experts say, can also help expand the talent pool’s diversity. However, such flexibility also presents a challenge for HR leaders, who are now tasked with helping all employees prosper in a distributed work environment where colleagues are spread across multiple time zones and locations. - Advertisement - Collaboration software provider Atlassian,  for example, has long relied on a distributed workforce, allowing employees to work from home, in one of its 12 global offices, at ..read more
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Why talent acquisition pros must learn to analyze data, according to a new book
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by Jill Barth
4M ago
The talent acquisition field has consistently been an early adopter of HR tech, using it “not as a crutch but as a catalyst,” according to Mercer researchers. The consulting firm also found that most HR departments use two or more platforms to facilitate the recruiting process. Meanwhile, new AI-driven solutions are hitting the market at a steady pace. The authors of a highly anticipated book geared toward recruiters and talent acquisition specialists sat down with HRE to discuss how HR leaders can capitalize on technology and digital capabilities for enterprise recruitment efforts. - Advertis ..read more
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Why dropping college degree requirements isn’t actually working
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by Dawn Kawamoto
4M ago
Nearly half of employers say they are dropping college degree requirements for some of their roles, and nearly three-quarters of organizations note they are moving to skills-based hiring. But despite these pronouncements, there has been little actual advancement in hiring candidates without a college degree, according to a new joint report by the Burning Glass Institute and Harvard Business School’s Managing the Future of Work Project. - Advertisement - According to the research, when employers drop a college degree requirement for a role, they only increase the number of non-degreed hires in ..read more
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Why talent acquisition teams need to get closer to L&D
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by Dawn Kawamoto
4M ago
With skills-based hiring and internal mobility growing priorities for HR, talent acquisition teams are increasingly concerned with their organization’s learning and development opportunities. It’s a shift fueling a greater demand for stronger partnerships between TA and L&D teams. - Advertisement - In fact, nearly 85% of TA professionals expressed a desire for greater collaboration with L&D teams, according to a LinkedIn recruiting report released last week. Driving this interest is the 90% of executives across the globe who are leaning into skills-based hiring—both internally and ..read more
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Why HR’s ally in the war for talent can be its CMO
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by Dawn Kawamoto
5M ago
With the tight labor market constricting a tad further last month—and burnout among HR professionals already running high—HR leaders may be wishing they could tap reinforcements to help them attract talent. And in a way, they can, experts say. However, this isn’t a case of hiring additional team members or outsourcing some of the HR functions, but rather taking guidance from another department HR may not typically work closely with: marketing. - Advertisement - After all, creativity is at the heart of marketing professionals’ work, and HR may need to get creative in the coming months. January ..read more
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7 talent management trends to watch in 2024
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by Dawn Kawamoto
7M ago
Employers and HR leaders across nearly every industry this year have faced sweeping layoffs, vocal protests against return-to-office policies and employee angst—and excitement —about rapid advancements in artificial intelligence, particularly job-altering generative AI. - Advertisement - To help HR prepare for 2024 amid these persistent concerns, industry experts from McKinsey, Carnegie Mellon, WorldatWork and the Talent Board have identified seven trends in talent management—from EX to engagement, retention and the generational makeup of the workforce—that will shape the workplace in the year ..read more
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