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11 Welcome Gifts for New Employees You Should Consider

Thoughtful welcome gifts for new employees help your organization make a great first impression as an employer and make new team members feel welcome. It sets the tone for a positive employee experience. It also reinforces the company culture from the get-go.  Moreover, pictures of these gifts make for excellent employer brand advocacy content. Or…

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HR Compliance: A Practical Guide

Ensuring HR compliance is crucial to keeping your business legitimate and your employees safe. A dedicated Human Resources Compliance team or an appointed HR employee is responsible for navigating various federal and state laws and regulations to mitigate the company’s legal risk. By doing so, HR helps avoid possible liabilities, fines, and scandals damaging the…

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Disciplinary Action at Work: All HR Needs to Know

Disciplinary action is an essential tool for managing unwanted behavior in the workplace. As uncomfortable as it may be, it’s integral to building an environment people want to work in. Not only do disciplinary action policies justify involuntary terminations, but they also help you build a safe, productive workplace. Let’s have a look at what…

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HR Risk Management: A Practitioner’s Guide

Navigating the world of work is becoming increasingly challenging, and there are many HR risks that organizations need to handle to stay compliant and thrive. Let’s dive into all you need to know about HR risk management. ContentsWhat is HR risk management?What are the key HR risk areas?Why is HR risk management important?Creating an HR…

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HR for Startups: A Guide to Setting Up the HR Function

Large companies typically have multiple HR professionals to manage their HR function. But startups are different. Typically, they work with a tight budget, are laser-focused on growing their bottom line, and don’t want to get tied down with superfluous bureaucratic work and policies. But startups and small businesses need HR strategies to succeed in scaling.…

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HR Project Management: A Practical Guide

With the labor market in an unpredictable state and technology rapidly changing the way businesses run, HR requires tools to help them hire, manage and retain employees—the success of an organization depends on it. HR project management is a smarter way of working that enables HR teams to carry out their tasks and plans in…

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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

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 time. For this version of our people-to-watch piece, we decided to…