Even though women account for more than 50% of the U.S. population, gender diversity remains a key goal of many HR departments and recruiting initiatives. This is particularly true when it comes to leadership positions, in which women are even less well represented.
Category: Human Resources
HR training must cover a lot. From training new employees to experienced managers, you have your work cut out for you. But with articles covering team building, FMLA, FLSA, job descriptions, hiring, and more, we’ll help you stay on top of the latest in training and compliance.
Sports and work often don’t mix well together. The best example of this may be the Super Bowl.
A common criticism of the gig economy is that companies treat those working in it less favorably than traditional employees due to their status as independent contractors.
Experts like to spend a lot of time on corporate and enterprise-level human resources (HR), learning and development (L&D), and training trends. But the fact remains that 99% of the businesses inside the United States are small businesses and not corporations or enterprises.
While artificial intelligence (AI) is being recognized across industries and sectors for its profound influence on organizational innovation, productivity, and profitability, it’s getting a lot of negative attention in the realm of Human Resources (HR).
Although the Equal Pay Act of 1963 technically prohibits employers from paying women less money than men in the workplace, research continues to show that women earn less money than men in the workplace (especially women of color), and that women aren’t in as many executive-level roles as men.
Seminal research indicates that employees value recognition in the workplace more than money. In fact, 83% of respondents to a survey claimed that recognition for contributions at work were more fulfilling to them than any rewards or gifts they’ve received.
As businesses continue to adapt to and change with the times, one working arrangement is standing out among workers and employers: remote work. This popular way to work has many benefits for both parties involved, but it also comes with risks.
If your organization is working toward an inclusive, diverse environment where employees are free from harassment and bias, you’ll want to sincerely consider implementing transgender awareness training and practices.
Even in a favorable job climate for applicants, it’s still important to be able to stand out from the competition. Applicants and recruiters always place a lot of focus on the skills, experience, and other qualifications that show up well on paper—i.e., résumés and cover letters.