Human Resources News

The daily Wiser human resources news email is designed for human resources professionals and those with an interest in the function. That function is crucial to all sizes of business and organization, from small companies with a handful of employees up to large corporations that employ thousands. The term covers the people or department in a company responsible for staffing issues - recruitment, training, downsizing, and performance appraisal. Proper management of human resources helps companies attract and retain the best people, get the most out of their workforce, and stay on the ride side of employment laws and regulations. So staying up-to-date with the industry has never been more important. Technology presents new challenges for businesses on a daily basis, and many industries are going through periods of change. There are also new ways of working that can be learned, as well as changes in regulations that should always be monitored. Register today for the free human resources news email from Wiser. Once signed up you will receive a daily digest in your inbox featuring the articles you should read to stay informed on this important aspect of business.

Recent Human Resources News Coverage
 
Your Weekly Recommendations Wednesday, September 20, 2017
 
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How CIOs can improve talent risk management
CIO • Martha Heller
3 Social Media Marketing Trends You Need to Know to Recruit Your Best Talent
Inc. • Marissa Levin
Australian women spend twice as much time on childcare and chores than men
The Guardian • Calla Wahlquist
It’s good to get our older relatives talking. Isn’t it? | Lucy Mangan
The Guardian • Lucy Mangan
Wage, leave-time petition drives moving ahead
Michigan Radio • Rick Pluta
How Accepting a Promotion Without a Raise Could Work for You Down the Road
Fortune Magazine • Lee Price, Monster
You Want to Be a Self-Made Billionaire? Here's What You Should Study
Inc. • Alison Millington
10 Signs You've Got a Toxic Workplace Culture, Bro
Entrepreneur Magazine • Amol Sarva, Jenny Fielding
Making Medicare Better
The New York Times
15 great companies for parents
CNBC • Courtney Connley
 
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Talent Management
How CIOs can improve talent risk management
CIOMartha Heller
Congratulations! You recently landed a great new Fortune 500 job, and today is your first day. You know that talent will make you or break you, so you smile when your HR business partner stops by to give you a pile of...
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Brand Management, Facebook Inc
3 Social Media Marketing Trends You Need to Know to Recruit Your Best Talent
Inc.Marissa Levin
When I started my first company Information Experts 22 years ago, every key organizational function was siloed - and they didn't even like each other. Sales focused on sales, Marketing focused on marketing, and HR focused on HR. Fast forward 2 decades...
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Insurance Industry, Labor Policy
Australian women spend twice as much time on childcare and chores than men
The GuardianCalla Wahlquist
Women continue to bear the mental load in Australian households, spending almost twice as much time as men on daily domestic activities and childcare. According to the latest report on gender indicators, released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) this week,...
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Parental Leave
It’s good to get our older relatives talking. Isn’t it? | Lucy Mangan
The GuardianLucy Mangan
I was home for the weekend. Late on the Sunday, Dad spoke. “I’m going to Dignitas,” he said. “Oh yes?” I responded politely. This is what he says late most Sundays. “There’s some Girl Guides up in Manchester can earn a new...
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Elections & Polls, Employee Benefits
Wage, leave-time petition drives moving ahead
Michigan RadioRick Pluta
Voters might have the chance to decide a pair of workers’ rights questions next year. A petition campaign to require businesses to offer employees paid sick and family leave has launched its signature-gathering drive. On the same day, a state elections board...
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Human Resources
How Accepting a Promotion Without a Raise Could Work for You Down the Road
Fortune MagazineLee Price, Monster
This piece originally appeared on Monster.com. Your manager has big news for you: You earned a promotion! At first you’re excited about taking on an expanded role with new responsibilities. Then the conversation hits a snag: This promotion won’t come with a...
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Recruiting
You Want to Be a Self-Made Billionaire? Here's What You Should Study
Inc.Alison Millington
If you want to be a billionaire, you'd be well served by studying engineering at university or taking a job as a salesperson. This is according to research from British recruitment agency Aaron Wallis Sales Recruitment, which examined Forbes' list of the...
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Parental Leave, Parenting
10 Signs You've Got a Toxic Workplace Culture, Bro
Entrepreneur MagazineAmol Sarva, Jenny Fielding
Earlier this year, ex-Uber engineer Susan Fowler penned a blistering essay that revealed the ride-sharing company’s culture was closer to one you’d expect to find in a locker room -- not at the highest valued unicorn in Silicon Valley. Related: Uber Needs...
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Employee Benefits, Medicare
Making Medicare Better
The New York Times
To the Editor: Re “In Outline of ‘Medicare for All,’ a More Modest Starting Point” (The Upshot, Sept. 16): We support proposals that look to the Medicare program as a starting point for expanding coverage. Before doing so, however, Congress should improve...
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Foster Care, Parental Leave
15 great companies for parents
CNBCCourtney Connley
Many new parents find the experience of welcoming a child complicated by the uncertainty surrounding parental leave, and whether they'll have to opportunity — or be able to afford — to take the time to adjust and recover. Job search platform Glassdoor...
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