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You need these!

You need these!

In this issue: -Best Apps for Busy HR Professionals -Spring Clean Your Life: Cutting Commitments
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Tech in HR: Trends for 2020

Tech in HR: Trends for 2020

AI. VR. NLP. Organizations spend billions investing in new tech for recruitment, training, performance management and more. Where is it all heading? This eBook shares the biggest tech trends that are revolutionizing HR.
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Your new hire checklist

Your new hire checklist

In this issue: -Get Them Off to a Great Start: New Hire Checklist -Staff Can't Concentrate? Eliminate "Attention Residue"
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What makes the biggest impact on your hiring results?

What makes the biggest impact on your hiring results?

Need help building your case internally for better onboarding? These statistics paint a clear picture of why a robust program is essential to recruiting, engagement, satisfaction and performance. Also, few hiring managers realize increasing your hiring speed can have one of the largest impacts on hiring results. Use these tips to hire better, and faster!
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It's that time of year again!

It's that time of year again!

Headed into your busy season - or is it already in full swing? Here's how to make smart staffing and hiring decisions to keep departments fully staffed and performing at their peak.
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Are you missing out on top talent?

Are you missing out on top talent?

These days, talent is in the driver's seat. Guess what: They steer toward companies with an amazing culture! Here's how to define, build and flaunt yours -- and get high performers to flock to (and stay with) you.
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Aggghhhhh!!! What a nightmare!

Aggghhhhh!!! What a nightmare!

Sometimes the truth is stranger than fiction -- especially when it comes to these nightmare job candidates.
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I thought this might be useful...

I thought this might be useful...

Employee handbooks need more than a "quick update"? Use these great ideas to transform it into a living document that's compliant, comprehensive, welcoming -- and (dare we say it) fun to read!
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Would you throw someone in the pool who didn't know how to swim?

Would you throw someone in the pool who didn't know how to swim?

Just show them where their work space is, toss 'em a pen, and send your new hire off to the races. Well it's not that easy. Here's a bunch of great tips to improve your onboarding process. Plus, what would it take to get your life decluttered and organized? You'd be surprised at the difference a few smart rules could make.
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Be happy...increase profits!

Be happy...increase profits!

Optimism in the workplace increases productivity, customer satisfaction and profits. What can you do to cultivate an environment that inspires employees and gives them hope that good things will come from their work? Here are three steps to creating a more optimistic culture. Also, Artificial intelligence is undeniably transforming HR. Here's how leading employers are leveraging AI to improve sourcing, screening and selection -- and how to protect your value, so you're not replaced by an algorithm.
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Are you happy, Reader?

Are you happy, Reader?

Or are loyalty, motivation and engagement driven by other factors? Find out what you should be focusing on to get the best from employees. Plus, building a high-functioning team starts with accurately judging each individual's character. Use these 10 tips to hone your abilities.
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There's a goldmine of talent waiting for you!

There's a goldmine of talent waiting for you!

This month we share a practical guide to "strike a talent goldmine" -- by overhauling your employee referral program. Also, self-talk has an incredibly powerful influence on your ability to change your behavior. So if you want to build better habits, start by telling yourself a good story.
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What counts as sexual harassment?

What counts as sexual harassment?

Sexual harassment is painfully common, but it can be hard to stop, especially if victims are afraid to report it. Know the law and learn the best ways to spot, stop and ultimately prevent this type of workplace discrimination. Plus, use our step-by-step guide to get paid what you’re truly worth.
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Parental Leave: What you need to know now!

Parental Leave: What you need to know now!

The push is on for paid parental leave. Find out what's on the horizon, and how the right leave policy can help you attract and retain great employees. And, tips to make every moment of your day count--by working smarter.
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Your employees are getting ready to

Your employees are getting ready to "check out"

How can your workplace avoid getting burned by the summer "brain drain"? Just use the helpful hints in this month's newsletter. Also, we'll share tips on how to make every meeting more productive, enjoyable...and fun!
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OSHA's new

OSHA's new "impactful" inspections - Are you prepared?

The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration is shifting from a "quantity" to a "quality" approach this year -- which means increased scrutiny and more complex inspections (yikes!). Here's what every smart HR pro should do to prepare for OSHA's newer, more "impactful" inspections. And, we'll look at what causes dysfunctional thinking at work -- and how to kick it to the curb!
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Important ACA information!

Important ACA information!

It takes three licks to get to the center of a Tootsie Pop. If only counting your employees was that simple! New ACA definitions and NLRB joint employer standards can make determining headcount feel like a real guessing game. Get the facts. Know your numbers. And stay compliant.
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Does your team hate you?

Does your team hate you?

In this issue we'll discuss the power of the anonymous employee survey. It can give you a true understanding of how your team feels about you. And, a two-step process to simplify, let go and feel better about yourself at day's end.
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Are candidates red-flagging you?

Are candidates red-flagging you?

In today's tight talent market, you can't afford to rule out an otherwise promising candidate for the wrong reason. Follow the guide in this month's Strategies for Success to make the right decision. Plus what happens when candidates red flag you?!
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Reader, is your busy season right around the corner?

Reader, is your busy season right around the corner?

Dreading your busy season? Your company relies on you to find the right help -- with the right skills -- right when you need them. Start planning now. This handy guide contains all the tips and tricks you need to get it right (and keep your sanity!). And, productivity expert Laura Stack shares small changes you can make to be a lot happier (and more productive) in your job.
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Do you know the secret to attracting high performers?

Do you know the secret to attracting high performers?

How can you win the war for talent? Use the right "ammo" to neutralize the competition and get high performers to accept your offer. Of course, that starts with knowing what top talent really wants.
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Can you handle the truth?

Can you handle the truth?

Sometimes the truth is tough to handle. But if you want to succeed in HR you have to learn to deal with the truth. In this month's featured article we'll show you how to get the honest feedback you need to truly improve your performance and move ahead. Plus we'll share simple meditation techniques to clear your head and relax your body.
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Nobody's Going to Apply to THAT Job

Nobody's Going to Apply to THAT Job

In this issue:

-Nobody's Going to Apply to THAT Job

-Simplify Your Life: Fed up with a Problem Employee?

-June Top Candidates
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Hurry up!

Hurry up!

In this issue:

-The Need for Speed

-Help Wanted (Everywhere)

-Simplify Your Life: Why Can't I Get Going in the Morning?

-Give Us Your 2 Cents
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Reader, are you prepared?

Reader, are you prepared?

In this issue:

-Don't Get Left in the Lurch

-Technology Time-Suck

-Simplify Your Life: "I Don't Have a Tech Addiction"
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7 Deadliest Hiring Mistakes -- and How to Avoid Them

7 Deadliest Hiring Mistakes -- and How to Avoid Them

In this issue:

-7 Deadliest Hiring Mistakes -- and How to Avoid Them

-Simplify Your Life: Should You Grab that Cuppa?

-Top Candidates
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What's keeping you up at night?

What's keeping you up at night?

In this issue:

-What Keeps You Up at Night?

-Simplify Your Life: Curing "Hurry Sickness"
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Is your company ready for a big knowledge loss?

Is your company ready for a big knowledge loss?

In this issue:

-Losing It: How HR can prevent knowledge loss

-The Silver Tsunami

-Simplify Your Life: Hacks to Organize Your Small Space
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Mental health issues in the workplace

Mental health issues in the workplace

In this issue:

-"Good Cheer" – or the "Holiday Blues"?

-Quick. Delicious. Portable. Healthy. 8 breakfast ideas to start your day in a great frame of mind.

-HR Blog Watch: Who Defines Success? You Do!
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How to land high performers

How to land high performers

In this issue:

-Land Your First Choice -- Without Breaking the Bank!

-The Gender Pay Gap

-The 1-2-3s of Getting Your Zzzzzs
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Hiring changes you NEED to make!

Hiring changes you NEED to make!

In this issue:

-Candidate LOVE

-HR Blog Watch: 25 Ways Your HR Department is Quietly Killing Its Credibility -- and What You Can do About it

-Simplify Your Life: Leave Work at Work!
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Are performance reviews dead?

Are performance reviews dead?

In this issue:

-Are Performance Reviews Dead?

-More Companies are Cutting HR -- and it's a bad idea

-What's Hot in Workforce Management?
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Guide to effective interviewing

Guide to effective interviewing

In this issue:

-Feature eBook: Better Interviews. Better Hires.

-Simplify Your Life: Everything Zen: Feng Shui for Your Workplace
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We would like your opinion, Reader

We would like your opinion, Reader

In this issue:

-Hiring Challenges Survey



-HR Blog Watch: Mobile HR Technology



-Mobile HR Tech: Transforming Recruiting

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They know all about you, Reader

They know all about you, Reader

In this issue:

-Feature Article: They Can See Right Through You

-HR Blog Watch: It's About Skills, Not Jobs

-Do Employee Reviews Really Matter?

-Simplify Your Life: Learn When to Say "No!
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Work Piling Up?

Work Piling Up?

In this issue:

In a Sticky Situation?

Know Your KSAs

Waging War (against germs, that is)
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Why did we hire this guy?

Why did we hire this guy?

In this issue:

-Hire People Who Can't Do the Job (Yet)

-HR Blog Watch: The Kiss of Death in HR

-Top Candidates

-Simplify Your Life: 25 Ways to Make Your Job Easier

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Do you have an anti-harassment policy?

Do you have an anti-harassment policy?

In this issue:

-Do you have an anti-harassment policy?

-Move it!
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Employee paperwork -- what's legal

Employee paperwork -- what's legal

In this issue:

-Are You Wearing Your Kevlar?

-Well, This Shouldn't Surprise You...

-Simplify Your Life: Don't Want to Be Another Statistic?

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Inside: The Key to Better Temporary Employees!

Inside: The Key to Better Temporary Employees!

In this issue:

-Your Workforce Dictionary: Understand the terms for better temporaries

-HR Blog Watch: Optimism's Role in Employee Motivation

-Simplify Your Life: Laugh Your Way to Organizational Health

-Your Next Star Employee
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Are you killing your employee's...productivity?

Are you killing your employee's...productivity?

In this issue:

-Are You a "Driver" or a "Killer"?

-Personal Sites -- A Real Productivity Killer!

-Is this Disease Holding You Back?

-Top Candidates
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Why aren't you having any fun?

Why aren't you having any fun?

In this issue:

-Rules of Engagement - #1: Make it Fun!

-HR Blog Watch: Take Off Your Mask! A Surprising Way To Really Impress Others As An HR Professional...

-Infographic: Why Are Employees Heading Out Your Door?
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The IRS is going after your 1099 employees

The IRS is going after your 1099 employees

In this issue:

-To Employ, or Not to Employ? Straight talk about independent contractor compliance

-Infographic: Employee Misclassification--How Big is the Problem?

-Simplify Your Life: Idle Hands are the Devil's Playground
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Don't get fooled | Spring Cleaning...at work | Bad Candidates

Don't get fooled | Spring Cleaning...at work | Bad Candidates

In this issue:

-How NOT to get fooled in the hiring process

-Amazingly Awful Job Candidate

-Simplify Your Life: Spring Clean Your Workspace
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Bleeding Edge HR | Stop Caring | And more...

Bleeding Edge HR | Stop Caring | And more...

In this issue: -Bleeding Edge HR--Is Your Approach Too Conservative? -HR Blog Watch: The Key to Great HR? It's All About Great Customer Service -Feel Free to Stop Caring About These Five Things
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Welcome to the new Solution Source!

Welcome to the new Solution Source!

In this issue:

-Attract, engage and hire the best with today's social tools!

-Kick the Habit!

-HR Blog Watch
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Sell Yourself! No, Not Like That!

Sell Yourself! No, Not Like That!

It may not be HR's job to create a great corporate culture. But it's your job to sell it. If you want your employees to embrace your company's way of life, tell them all about it-- before they've even signed a contract.
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Don't Be Left Behind

Don't Be Left Behind

This is not a time to get left behind. It's time to get smart about smartphones. And tablets. And how you can use them to recruit today's on-the-go candidates.
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Inside: Sample Social Media Policy

Inside: Sample Social Media Policy

Does your company have an effective social media policy? Like it or not, LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter have become essential business tools, and you need to set clear guidelines about what your employees can--and cannot--do.
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