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How to Conduct an HR Investigation in 7 Steps

Having an HR investigation process in place is essential for ensuring a safe and inclusive work environment. Establishing and carrying out such a process takes time, effort, and patience. In this article, we will discuss what an HR investigation is and outline how to conduct a fair HR investigation. ContentsWhat is an HR investigation?Why do…

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22 Innovative HR Leaders to Follow in 2022

At the Academy to Innovate HR, we’re always on the lookout for HR leaders who are advancing human resources practices and making the world of work a better place. After our successful ‘Global HR Tech Influencers to Follow’ list, we’re doing something different this year. For the 2022 version of our people-to-watch piece, we decided…

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Employee Spotlight: All You Need to Know + 7 Examples

Employee spotlight brings attention to your organization’s most important asset – your employees. In their own words, employees tell what it’s like to work for your organization and what makes it different from others.  Let’s look at the employee spotlight, its benefits and best practices, plus excellent employee spotlight examples. ContentsWhat is an employee spotlight?Benefits…

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Employee Classification: A Practical Guide for HR

The labor market is currently going through a period of change that impacts all its members, including employees, employers, and independent contractors. As more people find new ways to earn a living, businesses and organizations have to adapt to a more complex workforce with new roles and demands. Your organization might need to rethink its…

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How to Create an Anti-Harassment Policy: A Practical Guide

Workplace harassment occurs more often than you might think, and it can drive away top talent and tarnish a company’s reputation. To avoid this, it’s crucial to have a strategy for combatting harassment. How can your organization create an effective anti-harassment policy? Let’s go over some practical steps you can take. ContentsWhat is an anti-harassment…

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HR Department of One: How to Succeed

Being the only HR employee in a company is both daunting and exciting. It’s an experience that can accelerate your growth as an HR professional. You will need to be resourceful, agile, accessible, strategic, and tactical. If you are inheriting a previously-established structure, the experience may be less challenging. However, if you are expected to…