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Hiring? You might need more HR employees first.

Jun 25, 2021
HR job postings are up 47% since before the pandemic, according to job data from Indeed.
HR job postings are up 47% since before the pandemic, according to job data from Indeed.
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Is Amazon's high turnover a huge red flag or the secret to its dominance?

Inside the investigation into "the Amazon that customers don't see."
A sweeping New York Times investigation into Amazon's warehouses reveals high turnover, HR errors and worker frustration.
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For chief diversity officers, a changed landscape after Floyd's murder

Jun 3, 2021
Head of diversity jobs doubled in five years and they're everywhere now. Turnover in these roles is also very high.
Companies are making more urgent changes, but work for CDOs can be exhausting, and turnover for the position is high.
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Reflecting, rebranding ... but can HR repair its reputation?

Jul 17, 2019
At the annual conference of the Society for Human Resource Management, concerned HR executives reviewed practices and traded ideas.
Delegates mingle at the 2019 SHRM annual conference.
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The role of human resources in workplace harassment

Phyllis Hartman, an HR expert, talks to us about the challenges HR faces when dealing with issues of a potentially hostile workplace.
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Survey finds that in tech, retaliation for speaking up about workplace discrimination is common

Jul 24, 2018
The anonymous app Blind shows that over 40 percent of tech employees who reported incidents to management or HR faced backlash.
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Do corporate wellness programs work?

Feb 16, 2018
A new study says they help employee retention, but not employee health.
Would you be more likely to go rock-climbing if your company picked up part of the tab? 
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