• EEOC releases sexual harassment stats one year after #MeToo

    It’s been a year since countless stories of workplace sexual harassment started making headlines, and new data suggests the number of harassment complaints and lawsuits won’t be declining any time soon. 
    To mark the anniversary of #MeToo, the EEOC released its preliminary findings to examine the effect of the movement. And while many HR experts predicted sexual harassment claims would rise, the Commission’s numbers now back this up.
    EEOC suits up 50%
    Overall, the EEOC&rsq
  • Las Cruces Public Schools HR chief addresses teacher shortage - Las Cruces Sun-News

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    Las Cruces Public Schools HR chief addresses teacher shortage
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    LAS CRUCES - Chief human resources officer Miguel Serrano updated the school board on vacancies in the school district during an Oct. 2 work session, and detailed efforts by the Las Cruces Public Schools to staff classrooms with certified teachers. "I ...
  • Manager (Law) Recruitment At Dragon HR Consultancy - Live Law

    Manager (Law) Recruitment At Dragon HR Consultancy
    Live Law
    Dragon HR Consultancy is dynamic recruitment and placement agency and HR consultancy invites application for the post of Manager (Legal). Name of the post: Manager (Law) LLB/LLM. No. of the post: 02 (Two). Location: Dibrugarh, Guwahati, and Jorhat.
  • Big-time talent acquisition on a small budget: 5 proven steps

    No one needs to tell you that talent acquisition is hard work. And despite a hyper-pressurized job market, no one’s cutting you any slack, either. 
    But even with mounting competition and limited resources, every HR pro can still land great talent.
    Here are five essential talent acquisition tactics that don’t require a big budget, straight from the business and HR gurus at SHRM and FitSmallBusiness.
    Check your reputation
    Before you set out on your candidate search, it’s cr
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  • Head of Recruitment & Development - The HR Director Magazine

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    Head of Recruitment & Development
    The HR Director Magazine
    LOCATION: London; SALARY: £90,000 – £110,000 per annum; TYPE: Permanent. A leading and fast growing beauty business are looking to appoint a Head of Recruitment & Development to join their team on an interim basis for 6 months. The organisation ...
  • 9 ways NOT to conduct a performance review

    The end of the year will be here before you know it, and with it — for many — comes the annual performance review. 
    And while every good manager wants the review to be useful for the employee, many performance evaluations can get a little off track.
    Strangest reviews
    Evil HR Lady Suzanne Lucas took to LinkedIn and Facebook to ask people for their stories about performance reviews gone wrong.
    Here are some of the wildest responses she received:One employee was criticized for caus
  • Harvey Nash Inc. Appoints Sean Gilligan as President of Technology Recruitment - HR Technologist

    Harvey Nash Inc. Appoints Sean Gilligan as President of Technology Recruitment
    HR Technologist
    New York: Harvey Nash USA announces that Sean Gilligan has been promoted to president of its technology recruitment division for North America. For the past 18 months, Gilligan has taken on a more strategic role within the operations of the technology ...
  • CPCL Recruitment 2018: Apply for 42 Engineer, IT and S officer, HR officer vacancies @ cpcl.co.in, details inside - NewsX

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    CPCL Recruitment 2018: Apply for 42 Engineer, IT and S officer, HR officer vacancies @ cpcl.co.in, details inside
    NewsX
    CPCL Recruitment 2018: A recruitment notification for the posts of Engineer, IT and S officer, HR officers have been released on the official website of Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL). Interested candidates can apply for the 42 vacancies ...
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  • 3 ways to help an employee going through a rough patch

    With busy days and never ending to-do lists, it makes sense to be focused solely on your own productivity. 
    But when other employees are struggling with their workloads, it can end up negatively impacting you and the workplace.
    Lending a hand
    When it comes to reaching out to someone going through a hard time, there are ways to show you care without overstepping.
    Here’s what Inc.com contributor Art Markman says you should do:
    1. Address what you’ve observed. The first step is let
  • Virginia District Wants Textbooks; Georgia District Seeks HR Recruitment System - Education Week (blog)

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    Virginia District Wants Textbooks; Georgia District Seeks HR Recruitment System
    Education Week (blog)
    Districts are in the market for new textbooks, an HR recruitment system, and a technology review. A large Virginia district is seeking new history and social science textbooks. A Georgia district is looking for a vendor to supply an HR recruitment ...
  • CPCL Recruitment 2018: Apply for Engineer, HR officer and other posts by October 8 - India Today

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    CPCL Recruitment 2018: Apply for Engineer, HR officer and other posts by October 8
    India Today
    Chennai Petroleum Corporation Limited (CPCL) is hiring for the posts of Engineer, IT&S officer, HR officer, and safety officer. CPCL has notified that the total number of vacancies is 42. Candidates who are willing to apply for CPCL Examination can ...and more »
  • New HR manager at Mick George kick starts recruitment drive - Planning & Building Control Today

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    New HR manager at Mick George kick starts recruitment drive
    Planning & Building Control Today
    As the growth of local construction business Mick George Ltd continues, the group has welcomed a new Senior Manager to the helm of its Human Resources department. Anthony Smith arrives with 12 years' experience in Human Resources, offering ...
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  • Facebook accused of excluding women from recruitment adverts - HR Grapevine

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    Facebook accused of excluding women from recruitment adverts
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    Facebook's advertising platform is facing legal action for allegedly allowing employers and agencies to target male users with jobs – excluding women and non-binary users, TechCrunch reports. The class action lawsuit filed on behalf of three female ...
  • ACLU sues Facebook for discriminatory job ads

    Facebook is in hot water once again — this time, for job ads targeting exclusively men for roles such as police officers, truck drivers and sports store clerks. The ACLU lodged a complaint against the social media giant — as well as 10 employers that used Facebook to post ads — on behalf of three female job hunters and the Communications Workers of America.
    Civil rights violation?
    The complaint was filed with the EEOC and accuses Facebook of enabling discriminatory job pos
  • IBM Watson & Greenhouse Talent Acquisition Suite Partner to Streamline Recruitment - HR Technologist

    IBM Watson & Greenhouse Talent Acquisition Suite Partner to Streamline Recruitment
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    New York: Greenhouse, the talent acquisition suite, and IBM are partnering together. Joint users can now harness the power of Watson to make the job search and application process more streamlined, supported by Watson Talent's powerful analytics and ...
  • Staying compliant during natural disasters: Pay, leave questions answered

    The arrival of Hurricane Florence — and the dreaded aftermath — has a lot of employers wondering about HR challenges that come along with natural disasters.
    FLSA and FMLA compliance is a big concern at times like this, and employment lawyer Kara Maciel answered some common questions HR pros have when disaster strikes.
    Wage and hour concerns
    If our company closes due to the storm or damage afterwards, do we have to pay employees for that time?
    According to the FLSA, nonexempt employee
  • Sixth Circuit: High standard to prove employees are similarly situated

    A recent ruling by the Sixth Circuit shows when it comes to discrimination lawsuits, the standard is pretty high for proving the employees who received differential treatment are actually similarly situated. 
    When a company fired Ramona DeBra for indiscretions younger workers weren’t punished for, she filed an age discrimination lawsuit. But she had trouble showing the court her situation was comparable to her younger co-workers’.
    Backstory
    DeBra worked as a bank teller at Chase
  • Update from feds: DOL releases opinion letters regarding FMLA, FLSA

    It was a busy week for the DOL — not only did the agency release a new set of FMLA forms for employers, but it wrote four opinion letters addressing several FMLA and FLSA concerns. 
    As far as the forms go, the only thing that changed is the expiration date. The updated FMLA forms are exactly the same as the previous set.
    The opinion letters will be of more interest to employers, as they address tricky scenarios managers may run into when dealing with the FMLA or FLSA.
    Here’s a
  • Why the recruitment sector needs flexible working - HR News (press release) (blog)

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    Why the recruitment sector needs flexible working
    HR News (press release) (blog)
    Guest Blog by Sanj Mahal, Founder & CEO of AndCo. While the concept of flexible working may seem at odds with the recruitment sector's traditional working cultures, early adopters within the industry are reaping the benefits of a different way of working.
  • Don’t press send! 7 email faux pas you want to avoid

    Email is unavoidable in the workplace, and the amount of messages filling up employees’ inboxes can be annoying and intimidating. 
    These days, practically anyone is able to contact you via email (and you can do the same).
    Because of this, it’s becoming a challenge to get people to answer your emails in a timely manner. And even if you consider yourself email savvy, you could be making some common errors that prevent you from getting that quick response.
    What not to do
    Fast Compa
  • A minute with Katerina Andreou Founder of HR Innovate Recruitment Agency - Cyprus Mail

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    A minute with Katerina Andreou Founder of HR Innovate Recruitment Agency
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    Where do you live? Nicosia in a village with my husband and three hairy babies. Our dogs Lara, Bobby and Alfie. Best childhood memory? Halloween night in expat housing while living in Beirut as a child. Unable to leave the complex, we children would ...
  • Estonia Launches Recruitment Campaign 'Career Hunt in cooperation' - HR Technologist

    Estonia Launches Recruitment Campaign 'Career Hunt in cooperation'
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    Tallinn: Estonia, one of the most digitally advanced countries in the world, has launched a recruitment campaign titled Career Hunt in cooperation with leading IT companies. The campaign aims to find technology specialists from Europe and encourage ...
  • 6 tactics to stop promising candidates from disappearing on you

    In this tight labor market, the war for talent wages on – and you may be feeling like your biggest adversaries are your own promising candidates. 
    More and more job applicants are disappearing during the interview process, ignoring your calls or simply not showing up after accepting offers – otherwise known as “ghosting.”
    Role reversal
    Sound familiar? For the first time in a long time, job candidates have more options than hiring managers: According to the U.S. Burea
  • How HR tech is transforming recruitment - HRD Singapore (blog)

    HRD Singapore (blog)
    How HR tech is transforming recruitment
    HRD Singapore (blog)
    HRD spoke with Jaya Dass, managing director at Randstad Singapore, the top recruitment firm in our annual Service Provider Awards 2018, to get insights into how HR tech is transforming the realm of recruitment. HRD: How can HR technology help leaders ...
  • Company.com and Job.com Partner to Bolster Recruitment Offerings - HR Technologist

    Company.com and Job.com Partner to Bolster Recruitment Offerings
    HR Technologist
    New York: Company.com, an all-encompassing operational resource provider for hundreds of thousands of small businesses, startups, and entrepreneurs, is partnering with cutting-edge recruitment platform Job.com to bolster its hiring offerings. This new ...
  • Nike bolsters wages of 7K staffers to close pay gap: Will other firms follow its lead?

    Nike just joined an increasing number of employers that are making sweeping pay changes in an effort to close the gaps between male and female employees’ paychecks and prevent bias problems down the road. 
    The athletic retail giant handed out raises to 7,000 employees – roughly 10% of its staff – to achieve competitive pay among men, women and minorities. Moving forward, Nike says it will conduct deeper analyses of all roles in the company to ensure everyone is compensated
  • MTNL recruitment: Apply for Assistant Manager (HR/Marketing/Finance) posts, earn over Rs 46000 - The Indian Express

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    MTNL recruitment: Apply for Assistant Manager (HR/Marketing/Finance) posts, earn over Rs 46000
    The Indian Express
    MTNL recruitment: The Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Limited (MTNL) has released a notification, inviting candidates to apply for the post of Assistant Manager in HR, marketing and finance through direct recruitment. The selection will be done through an ...
    MTNL Recruitment 2018 | Vacancies in HR, Marketing and Finance, apply @ mtnl.inThe Statesmanall 6 news arti
  • Specialist motor insurer ERS celebrates successful recruitment drive - HR News (press release) (blog)

    HR News (press release) (blog)
    Specialist motor insurer ERS celebrates successful recruitment drive
    HR News (press release) (blog)
    ERS – the UK's largest specialist motor insurer – is celebrating the success of its recruitment drive event, which took place on Saturday 4th August. Held in its Swansea office, the event saw over 150 people attend and submit job applications, with a ...
  • Court ruling adds confusion to handling medical marijuana in the workplace

    Just when HR pros were starting to get a feel for where courts stand regarding medical marijuana in the workplace, a New Jersey court handed down a surpising ruling on the subject. 
    In Cotto v. Ardagh Glass Packing, Daniel Cotto sued his former company, Ardagh Glass, over his refusal to take mandatory drug test that was part of company policy. Initially, Cotto had been asked to take the drug test because he “hit his head on a forklift.” Cotto informed the company he wouldn
  • 3 ideas to liven up your one-on-one meetings

    There’s nothing wrong with having business talks or brainstorming sessions while sitting in an office, but it can get old after a while. 
    The formality of meeting with a colleague in an office can cause the conversation to be stiff or superficial, which doesn’t typically lead to the most productive or creative discussions.
    But Inc.com contributor John Boitnott shared three suggestions for making the most of your one-on-one time with co-workers, helping you get more accomplished
  • How letting an employee drink juice on the job could’ve saved this company $700K

    Most employers would be happy to deal with an accommodation request that was as simple as keeping a bottle of juice nearby. 
    But one company refused to bend its rules about eating or drinking on the job, resulting in a costly legal battle and payout.
    No juice allowed
    Linda Atkins, a type II diabetic, was a cashier at a Tennessee Dollar General. Because of her condition, when Atkins’ blood sugar got too low, she’d have to quickly consume sugar in order to prevent passing out or
  • Employees answer candidates' FAQs using new video recruitment tool - HR Dive

    Employees answer candidates' FAQs using new video recruitment tool
    HR Dive
    Altru, a recruiting software platform, has created a new way to put a human touch on hiring, TechCrunch reports. The company's platform allows current employees to answer candidates' questions in videos posted on a company website. Altru recently ...
  • Recruitment challenge: Seasonal hiring that knows no season - HR Dive

    Recruitment challenge: Seasonal hiring that knows no season
    HR Dive
    Smart employers, particularly those who need to fill front-facing jobs, are trying to get a jump on the seasonal hiring insanity by starting the process early. Big retailers, like Kohl's, announced in June they would begin recruiting and hiring ...
  • This alarming healthcare trend has increased 87% in the past four years

    Nine-digit health claims are becoming the norm rather than the exception.
    In fact, the number of million-dollar-plus medical claims has risen 87% in the past four years, according to Sun Life Financial’s 2018 High-Cost Claims Report. The Sun Life report analyzed self-insured plans, but the trend affects plans of all stripes.
    The Big Three
    In order to combat this troubling healthcare trend, employers need to understand the conditions that are behind the sky-high claims.Although 10 condition
  • New dads score $1.1M settlement in EEOC parental leave discrimination case

    As parental leave policies are becoming increasing popular, HR pros need to keep this in mind: Not giving new fathers the same type of leave as new mothers to bond with a newborn or newly placed adopted or foster child can prove very costly. 
    That’s a lesson Estee Lauder learned recently in what appeared to be the EEOC’s first-ever lawsuit specifically against a company’s parental leave policy. As a result of that lawsuit, Estee lauder will pay a total of $1.1 million to
  • Exclusive interview: HR recruitment just got smarter - AMEinfo

    AMEinfo
    Exclusive interview: HR recruitment just got smarter
    AMEinfo
    Barbara Van Pay Expert Tech Startup Recruitment & HR Consultant in EMEA, Public Speaker & Influencer, CEO of Smart HR was born and raised in the USA, but for the last 22 years has been living abroad in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, expanding her ...
  • How Hinduja Global Solutions transformed its recruitment and HR functions - ETCIO.com

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    How Hinduja Global Solutions transformed its recruitment and HR functions
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    Bangalore: The Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry over the years has evolved, transformed and shifted from volumes to value-based transactions. And prominent BPO companies like Hinduja Global Solutions (HGS) operating in the BPO space for ...
  • Feeling the burnout? 3 ways to revive your employees

    HR pros know how important it is to help employees avoid stress and burnout, and a lot of companies are doing their best to tackle this issue. 
    But research is showing it’s still not enough.
    A recent study by Deloitte, which surveyed 1,000 U.S. employees, found 77% have experienced burnout at their current jobs. Sixty-four percent reported that they were often stressed at work.
    Despite some employers’ best efforts, workers are still wanting more. Sixty-nine percent felt their co
  • Return of the ACA individual mandate: Could this incarnation catch on?

    When the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) killed the penalty on the ACA’s individual mandate, most employers believed Obamacare was effectively dead.But some states didn’t think killing the mandate was such a great idea and put forward legislation to keep the mandate alive on the state level. 
    NJ, VT and Washington DC
    Since the TCJA took effect, two states, New Jersey and Vermont, and DC passed bills to include their own individual mandate. NJ, VT and Washington, DC join Massachuse
  • Policy changes? Here’s how to get employees on board

    Nobody likes change. And when new policies go into effect, it can be tough to get everyone through the transition stress-free.Employees will naturally have a lot of questions and concerns. But there are ways you can make the process run as smoothly as possible.
    The more info, the better
    KnowTechie, a business and technology blog, shared some pointers on how to get your employees on board with major policy changes.
    1. Lead with how the changes benefit them. There’s no denying that policy ch
  • Ghosting – a recruitment nightmare for HR - The HR Director Magazine

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    Ghosting – a recruitment nightmare for HR
    The HR Director Magazine
    There's a worrying trend creeping into recruitment that's showing no signs of disappearing anytime soon and is causing HR professionals a major headache. Ghosting, a term once exclusively used in the dating world to describe a person who unexpectedly ...
  • CPS HR Consulting Introduces Recruitment Solutions to Its Areas of Expertise - Business Wire (press release)

    Business Wire (press release)
    CPS HR Consulting Introduces Recruitment Solutions to Its Areas of Expertise
    Business Wire (press release)
    SACRAMENTO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In response to client needs, CPS HR Consulting is now offering Recruitment Solutions as one of its newest services. During this increasingly tight labor market, recruiting qualified personnel with the needed skills ...
  • ADA: Is attendance automatically an essential job function? Court says …

    As HR pros already know, disabled employees still need to be able to perform the essential functions of their job, with or without an accommodation. 
    But what happens if an employee can’t come into work because of their condition, but can still get their work done? Is attendance in the workplace necessary then?
    In Hostettler v. College of Wooster, an employer tried to argue attendance is always an essential function.
    Part-time accommodation
    Heidi Hostettler was a full-time HR general
  • Congress aims to greatly expand HSAs: What HR pros should know

    Congress recently passed two bill that could drastically expand the usage of HSAs.
    If these bills become law, HR pros will have a lot to communicate to their staffers about the many ways in which they can now use their HSAs.
    The bills, H.R. 6199 and H.R. 6311, are both Republican-backed bills with some Democratic support and would allow account-holders to use there HSAs for several things that are currently prohibited.
    The folks at the Society for Human Resource Management offer a detailed break
  • De drie grootste recruitment blunders - Hrpraktijk

    De drie grootste recruitment blunders
    Hrpraktijk
    Nu de arbeidsmarkt krapper is, besteden bedrijven tijdens hun werving- en selectieproces meer en meer aandacht aan de zogenaamde candidate experience. Wat ze daarbij lijken te vergeten is dat de candidate experience eigenlijk een hygiënefactor zou ...
  • People Moves: July 2018

    Marie-Claire BarkerGlobal communications company Edelman named Marie-Claire Barker as global chief talent officer. Barker will lead the firm’s talent development, recruitment and retention efforts, partnering with leaders across the agency network to meet the evolving demands of clients and the diverse needs of employees. She will be based in New York.Gene RaffoneGlobal asset manager Russell Investments named Gene Raffone as global chief human resources officer. Raffone brings nearly three
  • YourForce: Introducing HR’s 2018 Game Changers

    Tragedy struck when a 19-year-old former student opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, killing three staff members and 14 students on the 14th of February 2018.The sound of those shots continues to reverberate. Fueled by sorrow, anger and, yes, social media, a group of teenage students committed themselves to making a change and organized a nationwide movement to tackle gun violence.As our feature story on page 44 chronicles, it also echoes into HR. In Coral S
  • Could employees and companies benefit from a digital detox?

    For busy HR pros, the idea of a digital detox may seem as out of reach as winning the lottery. But in this guest post, the folks at TollFreeForwarding.com, a Los Angeles-based international telecommunications provider, explains why it may be easier — and more beneficial — than you think.
    Technology has transformed the way companies and their employees operate every day. While the benefits of a more connected world are numerous—we can do business with customers around the world
  • 4 ways open office spaces can do more harm than good

    While many companies are eliminating cube walls in an attempt to foster more collaboration between employees, a recent study shows this could be achieving the opposite effect. 
    Harvard University found that face-to-face communication between employees decreased by 70% after office floorplans were opened up. The study discovered workers withdrew from each other socially, preferring to communicate via email or instant messages.
    Other employees reported feeling less creative, citing the need f
  • Tick-box recruitment strategies leave UK businesses lacking - HR News (press release) (blog)

    HR News (press release) (blog)
    Tick-box recruitment strategies leave UK businesses lacking
    HR News (press release) (blog)
    Almost two-thirds (62%) of companies prioritise experience and technical skills when recruiting, despite admitting that cultural fit and a candidate's overall potential result in more successful hires. According to research by Robert Half, close to ...

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