Thu.Nov 23, 2023

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Barratt Developments hires new group HR director

Employee Benefits

Barratt Developments has appointed Sally Austin its new group HR director , becoming a member of the Barratt executive committee and reporting to chief executive David Thomas. Austin will continue the people strategy for Barratt, prioritising diversity and inclusion, engagement, talent management, and employee health and wellbeing in particular. She joins from Wincanton, where she was chief people officer from 2019 to 2023.

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What Is Human Resource Management? – Challenges, Processes, Role, And More

Qandle

An organization’s most integral part is its employees and yet sadly, human resources wasn’t considered critical to the functioning of businesses. Human Resource Management is essential to a business and is needed to take it to the next level of success. With the progress of technology and the globalization of industries, changes in organizational hierarchy became a must.

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Thanks for the Giving Message

Florida Workers' Comp

The day dawns brisk. Temperatures across the country are finally getting into the range that screams fall. There are leaves falling from trees here in Paradise. Not in the colorful hues of the northeast. They are brown, crisp, and frankly an annoyance. All you leaf lovers can chide me for that. Be thankful you don't have my leaves. What is Thanksgiving?

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10 Best Resource Management Software 2024

HR Lineup

Effective resource management is critical for the success of any organization. In the dynamic business landscape of 2024, where competition is fierce and resources are precious, companies need robust resource management software to optimize their workforce, projects, and assets. In this article, we’ll explore the top 10 resource management software solutions for 2024, its key features and how to choose the best for your business.

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Recruit and Retain New Blue-Collar Talent

Blue-collar jobs have a branding problem. One company, GEON, partnered with Paycor to find the solution. Learn how to attract, engage, and retain blue-collar employees, helping them build meaningful careers – and support your company’s goals.

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Pay transparency: What you should know

Insperity

Fueled by a combination of legislative reforms, employee advocacy, and a broader societal emphasis on equity, the concept of pay transparency has been gaining momentum across the United States. With an ever-growing number of states passing legislation in support of this movement, it’s clear these practices are more than just a passing trend — they’re here to stay.

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The final word on… workplace trends

Workplace Insight

You would not believe the number of firms that ask us to publish a list of workplace trends each week. Or maybe you would, given the number that have appeared – and are appearing -elsewhere. Each firm perhaps convinced they are saying something original, unique or interesting, or maybe simply convinced they stand out in some way, while pushing the same timid, stale narratives about the workplace.

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Paul Steadman: What are the benefits of including pets in workplace culture?

Employee Benefits

At Nestlé, as pet food producers of Purina, we passionately believe pets and people are better together. We have welcomed dogs into our offices since 2003 and know from this experience the benefits pets bring to a workplace. Having pets at work offers a multitude of benefits to both our business and our employees. Our research shows ‘canine colleagues’ can be a huge help in tackling workplace stress and anxiety.

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From Classroom to Courtroom: Demystifying the Journey of Law School Graduates in Probate Court

Professionals Alternative

[link] The VP of HR’s Guide to Creating a Positive Workplace Culture with AI ‍ Understanding the role of AI in creating a positive workplace culture Artificial Intelligence (AI) has revolutionized various aspects of our lives, and the workplace is no exception. As the VP of HR, it is essential to understand the role of AI in creating a positive workplace culture.

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Karen Bates: What are the benefits of including pets in workplace culture?

Employee Benefits

BrewDog began with two men, one dog and a passion for great craft beer, so pets, and dogs specifically, are in our brand DNA. So, for us, we have always been a dog-friendly company. Over the years, we have introduced several pet-related benefits , including Pawternity leave, which allows staff to take a week’s paid leave when they get a new dog, to help settle it in and assure the owner that they have given their new family member the attention it needs for a happy home life.

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Bridging the Gap: The Intersection of DEI Initiatives and Employee Benefits

Speaker: Jaye Johnson, CBP

Unlock the secrets to transforming your organization’s employee benefits into a strategic tool for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). During this informative session, we will discuss common pitfalls in traditional benefits and then delve into the essence of DEI in employee-centric benefit offerings. This involves not only defining DEI in the workplace but also understanding the pivotal role that employee benefits play in fostering a diverse and inclusive environment.

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Internal Mobility in HRM To Be a Top Priority For 2024

HR Digest

With all the talk around town about employee retention , one component that is often underestimated is the importance of internal mobility in HRM. This refers to the potential for career progression opportunities within an organization and the growth opportunities an employee can hope to see in their job role. Often, internal mobility is what employees seek in order to stay at a company instead of turning to opportunities outside.

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Inverclyde Council awards staff pay rise

Employee Benefits

Inverclyde Council has announced that its more than 400 members of staff will receive a pay rise before Christmas. The council will implement a pay increase agreed by the Convention of Scottish Local Authorities (COSLA) leaders earlier this month. The increase is part of a revised pay offer from COSLA and the Scottish government, which will increase the wages of the lowest-paid employees by £2,000 a year, for the second year in succession during the cost-of-living crisis.

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10 Time Management Hacks to Improve Employee Productivity in 2024

Empuls

Time is a precious resource for all working professionals. The desire for more than the usual 24 hours a day is a sentiment many can relate to, yet time remains elusive, slipping away relentlessly. Modern-day professionals face significant time management challenges, especially with the rise of remote work. Surprisingly, research suggests that 82% of working professionals lack an effective time management system.

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Tony Ottley and Mark Scott: What are the benefits of including pets in workplace culture?

Employee Benefits

Malcolm Cochrane Photography Last year we opened what we believe to be the UK’s most pet-friendly office, Parklife. Following lockdowns and pets doing right by us, keeping us company as we worked from home, we felt we needed to do right by them. We often hear of organisations talking about being pet friendly, but with pet wellbeing at the core of what our company does, we wanted to take it one step further.

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How to Implement Pay Transparency: A Comprehensive Guide

With pay transparency legislation on the rise globally, it can be difficult for organizations to navigate how to share salary ranges due to administrative complexities, lack of clear job architecture, employee reactions, and more. To help make this process easier, Barley's comprehensive guide shares how to begin implementing pay transparency while staying true to your compensation philosophy.

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22 Christmas Day Games to Play with Employees in the Workplace for Ultimate Festive Fun

Empuls

Christmas Day games play a pivotal role in making your office holiday celebration a resounding success. These games serve as the catalyst, uniting teams in the essence of enjoyment and togetherness, while simultaneously crafting enduring memories and nurturing a profound sense of unity.  In this all-encompassing handbook, we've meticulously curated a collection of 22 captivating games that are guaranteed to inject your workplace festivities with enthusiasm and joy.

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How will the Autumn Statement 2023 affect pay, pensions and employee benefits?

Employee Benefits

Autumn Statement 2023: Chancellor of the Exchequer, Jeremy Hunt, delivered his Autumn Statement speech in the House of Commons on Wednesday 22 November. A number of key announcements were made that will affect pay , pensions and benefits. Autumn Statement: Government announces plans to offer pension pot for life Autumn Statement: State pension to increase by 8.5% from April 2024 Autumn Statement: Government welcomes Value for Money framework update Autumn Statement: National insurance contrib

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The Essential Role of Human Resources Management in Healthcare

Empuls

The healthcare sector, with its intricate web of patient care, medical procedures, and administrative tasks, is one of the most critical and complex industries in the world. When we think of healthcare, our minds often drift to the skilled surgeons, the attentive nurses, or the state-of-the-art facilities. However, behind these frontline heroes is a diligent team that helps healthcare institutions run like a well-oiled machine – the Human Resources (HR) department.

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GBS Automation introduces occupational health services

Employee Benefits

GBS Automation has launched occupational health services for its 25 employees in order to support their health and wellbeing. The firm specialises in the design and manufacture of industrial automation equipment for the fast-moving consumer goods industry, including baking equipment. As its employees are exposed to fabrication processes, chemicals and activities that need to be monitored, GBS Automation has appointed Premier OH to provide health surveillance, including skin assessments and lung

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10 HR Metrics to Track in 2024

Discover the power of HR metrics. Master recruiting, control skyrocketing labor costs, and reduce turnover rates. Get insights into key metrics like Time-to-Fill, Cost-per-Hire, and Turnover Rate. Equip your business for success in 2024.

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Notice Period in UAE

Bayzat

The notice period plays an important role in deciding how an employment transition unfolds in the cutthroat labor market in the United Arab Emirates. Acknowledging the significance of it is not just a necessity; it’s a strategic procedure with significant potential impacts for companies and employees. The notice period is an essential connection, enabling an effortless and well-organized leave or transition for every individual engaged.

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Four common desk-based employee MSK issues and how to fix them

Employee Benefits

According to a recent Labour Force Survey, nearly 470,000 UK workers suffered from new or long-standing work-related musculoskeletal (MSK) disorders in 2020/21, with the neck, arm, shoulder and back accounting for most issues. According to HSE, 8.9 million days were lost in 2019/20 due to MSK issues. One of the most common causes of MSK problems in office-based workplaces is the desk set-up.

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10 Employee Engagement Ideas for Blue Collar Workers (With Examples from Brands)

Empuls

As Martin Luther King Jr. said,” All labour that uplifts humanity has dignity” In the force of factories, amidst the clang of machinery and the sweat of hard work, a silent revolution is taking place.  It's a revolution not defined by technology, algorithms or Instagram influencers but by something far more enduring: human engagement.

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Minimum Wage in UAE? What you need to know in 2024

Bayzat

UAE federal law does not have a comprehensive law guiding minimum wage. As such, determining how much to pay employees can be tricky if you want to do business in the UAE. Luckily, most regions provide a framework to help determine the appropriate minimum wage. In this article, we provide a breakdown of the UAE’s minimum wage regulations, wage definitions, average wage patterns, and wage negotiation strategies when interacting with employees in the UAE.

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5 Trends to Help Your Organization Boost Job Satisfaction and Productivity

Treating your workforce as the organization’s top priority improves customer satisfaction and revenue growth and can boost job satisfaction and productivity. Read about five trends that are helping organizations around the country improve their people’s career well-being.

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What is employee satisfaction? 8 keys to a satisfied workforce

Achievers

When’s the last time you felt truly satisfied at work? It might have been when your manager gave you a sincere compliment on a job well done, or when you saw your company act on a critical piece of feedback you provided. Maybe it was learning a new skill or receiving a long-sought promotion that led to a genuine feeling of happiness. Now imagine creating that feeling consistently for every employee at your organization, and consider the effect it would have on everything from retention, to motiv