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News, Strategies and Resources for Senior HR Executives (formerly The Leader Board)

Minimum Wage: New Year, New Pay

The tax reform that will impact every U.S. socio-economic class, for better or worse, isn’t the only change in finances many Americans will see. In the new year, minimum-wage workers in 18 states and 19 cities will see a pay increase; approved wages will eventually range from $12 to $15 an hour. This is a … Continue reading Minimum Wage: New Year, New Pay →

New STEM Challenge: Ageism

With 2018 just around the corner, HR and talent decision makers remain stymied by the diversity challenge. As the new year dawns, getting diversity data in better shape is on the minds of many employers, and nowhere is that issue more acute than within the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mat (STEM) professional field. For example, … Continue reading New STEM Challenge: Ageism →

Predicting the Future Workplace Today

As the dawn of a new year fast approaches, many people are thinking about what changes are ahead of them for 2018. In HR that may look like addressing sexual harassment policies and procedures, moving away from passive hiring or beefing up cybersecurity systems. But what about changes in the more distant future, say 2030 … Continue reading Predicting the Future Workplace Today →

Top Flexing Jobs for 2018

Stress will continue to be a concern for many workers in 2018, and that’s a cause for concern for employers struggling with retention issues. According to a recent survey, 71 percent of employees are so unhappy with their jobs that they are currently looking to change employers. The majority of respondents cite stress as a … Continue reading Top Flexing Jobs for 2018 →

Taxes Reformed, Now What?

2017 has been a whirlwind year, and, not to be outdone, the Trump administration has ended it with a bang by passing the tax reform bill. Though Trump and the GOP are celebrating, much is still left to be discussed, such as how will the tax reform impact employers? According to Geoff Manville, government relations … Continue reading Taxes Reformed, Now What? →

Who Can Deliver on AI?

For the last year and a half or so, much buzz has been generated in the HR world about artificial intelligence — how it will revolutionize business, streamline everything, take everyone’s jobs and force us to live in tiny pods, etc., etc. Chances are pretty good that you’ve been contacted by a vendor wishing to … Continue reading Who Can Deliver on AI? →

Microsoft Ends Harassment Arbitration

Microsoft, announced it has eliminated forced arbitration agreements with employees who make sexual harassment claims and was also supporting a proposed federal law that would widely ban such agreements, according to a blog post on the company’s site. Brad Smith, Microsoft’s president and chief legal officer, wrote in the memo that the decision was made … Continue reading Microsoft Ends Harassment Arbitration →

Harassment: Health Hazard?

As if there wasn’t already enough anecdotal evidence of harassment’s ill effects, researchers at Ball State University have found that exposure to such treatment is potentially physically unhealthy for victims. The Ball State study, Workplace Harassment and Morbidity Among US Adults, found that harassment victims suffer from a variety of physical and psychological issues, such … Continue reading Harassment: Health Hazard? →

Talent Trends: The Year Ahead

What’s in store for recruiters and talent acquisition leaders in 2018? Well, artificial intelligence and automation, for one thing. But if further talk of that makes your eyes glaze over, fear not — there’s more. For example, Korn Ferry Futurestep’s 2018 Talent Trend Predictions includes a lot of focus on the importance of “home,” as … Continue reading Talent Trends: The Year Ahead →

Sexual Harassment: HR Needs Help

Picture this: The company you work for is flourishing. The newest addition to the executive team, John, the CFO, has a great vision for the company and is an easygoing, thoughtful guy to boot. Or so you thought. This past week, three of John’s direct reports, all women, have stated that John has made numerous … Continue reading Sexual Harassment: HR Needs Help →
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