HR Elements

These articles include the latest news and information on benefits and human resources industry trends.

Shrinking Talent Pools Mean Shifting Hiring Strategies

The labor market is tighter than ever, so people in hiring capacities need to be ready to win potential workers from competitors.

Moments of Clarity: Being Transparent

Companies and politicians like to say that they’re transparent, when in fact, they’re often the opposite. And, as in nature, in the absence of facts, people will often fill their minds with what is perceived.

Use Caution When Operating a Car or Dangerous Machinery

Everybody knows that you shouldn’t drink and drive. However, not everyone knows that prescription drugs can also impair a person’s ability to drive, or operate machinery.

Facing Bias in the Workplace

Data shows that when it comes to influencing people’s interactions in the workplace, generally information doesn’t change behavior.

Leveraging Generational Factors for Overall Success

Learning about best practices benefits everyone, whether you are the interviewer or the interviewee. Especially at busy times, it can be easy to forget that an interview isn’t simply to learn about potential coworkers.

Get Moving...To Live!

If you haven’t heard by now, sitting for long periods of time increases the chance that you’ll die early, regardless of your race, gender, age, body mass index (BMI), or even if you exercise. The longer you sit, the higher your risk of dying sooner rather than later.

Managing Robots in the Work Force

As the gig economy increases its influence, offices become more decentralized. Sometimes, whether to save money or finesse consistency, companies turn to artificial intelligence, or AI, for assistance.

A Real-Time Action Plan for Increased Revenue

Current best-in-class companies know that the rising talent pool is composed of millennials, people of color, and women, and so they are already working in concrete ways to leverage this shifting workforce.

Habit-Forming Tech

An article on CNN’swebsite titled, “How to resist technology addiction” equates digital products like social media websites, video games, and mobile apps to more traditional addictions like food, alcohol, and smoking.

Solving Problems - While Increasing Employee Satisfaction

Design thinking is a process for creative problem solving, utilizing creative tools like empathy and experimentation, often with a strong visual component.