Why You Should Hire on Social Media, and How to Make it Work
Apr28

Why You Should Hire on Social Media, and How to Make it Work

It used to be so much more of a pain in the butt to apply for jobs. Applicants had to get a newspaper, see what was available, update and print their resume, find out where the business was located, and get themselves there for each job. Now, employees can find a job by searching Twitter hashtags on their phone, apply by tapping their thumb on a button that turns their LinkedIn profile into a resume and go back to bingeing on their...

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Why We Need More Women (Thought) Leaders in HR
Apr26

Why We Need More Women (Thought) Leaders in HR

Ahead of this evening’s awesome DisruptHR Chicago event, co-organiser Nicole Dessain offers her take on why the world need more female leaders in HR. HR and Achieving Gender Parity It seems everyone has a point of view about the lack of representation of women – especially when it comes to technology and leadership roles. Hidden in plain sight is a gender parity problem that affects our very own HR profession. You are probably...

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Diversity in the Workplace: Not Just Skin Deep
Apr21

Diversity in the Workplace: Not Just Skin Deep

Diversity in the Workplace What do a Vampire, Burlesque Performer, Professional Hugger, a Temporary Showgirl, and a Civil War Union Soldier that fights faithfully in the battle at Gettysburg every year all have in common? They could all have day jobs in your organization. The New Face of Diversity As a Benefits Manager, I have had the pleasure of working with each of these people in some capacity. Be it managing an accommodation for a...

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Good Deeds Day Recap: Successes, Social Buzz and Collaborating with Colleagues
Apr03

Good Deeds Day Recap: Successes, Social Buzz and Collaborating with Colleagues

Good Deeds Day 2017 Recap: Bringing Colleagues and Volunteers Together to Improve Lives Good Deeds Day was celebrated yesterday in dozens of countries. People across the world volunteered with the collective goal of improving the lives of others. The annual tradition of good deeds started back in 2007 by businesswoman and philanthropist, Shari Arison. The big day was launched and organized by Ruach Tova (NGO), a part of The Ted Arison...

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Talent and Culture: Building an Employee-First Approach
Mar30

Talent and Culture: Building an Employee-First Approach

Nonprofit Talent and Culture Summit Interview with Sachin Doshi More than ever before, impact-focused nonprofits and associations are recognizing that without keen focus on and investment in smart talent and culture systems, their missions may not be realized. It is out of this recognition that the Nonprofit Talent & Culture Summit was born. The HR Gazette is proudly supporting the 2017 Nonprofit Talent and Culture Summit in the...

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HR: Achieving The Right Balance of Head vs. Heart
Mar28

HR: Achieving The Right Balance of Head vs. Heart

Human Resources and Balancing Head with Heart A few years ago, I learned the importance balancing head with heart when serving employees. Over time, I would engage a particular employee in polite banter. We commiserated on how tired we were, counting down the days to retirement. The banter turned more meaningful when one day the employee stated that the general discomfort he had experienced was getting worse. I went into Human...

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2017 Minimum Wage Changes Update
Mar23

2017 Minimum Wage Changes Update

If you work in Human Resources for any company, you may find your employer affected by the raise in minimum wages for 2017. At least 21 states have raised their minimum wage as well as 10 counties and 19 cities. Minimum wage has been such a trending political topic and proponents of the idea have stated that these raises are necessary in order to ensure that employed individuals can afford all of their necessary living expenses....

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Recruitment and How to Create Value with Video Marketing
Mar22

Recruitment and How to Create Value with Video Marketing

EBrandCon Speaker Interview with Crystal Miller Lay The HR Gazette has partnered with the Employer Branding Strategies Conference (#EBrandCon) #EBrandCon to help showcase leading company profiles and gather top branding minds to share insider tips and strategies for improving and leveraging your employment brand. The three-day event offers leaders from companies such as Nike, American Airlines, GE, Sodexo, Lowe’s, Ericsson, Citizen’s...

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