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How HR Leaders Can Implement Risk Management Training And Awareness

Navigating the jungle of HR can be a daunting responsibility. Especially when there are so many types of risks and potential liabilities to be aware of. 

While HR’s main duties in any organization should be to nurture a positive work environment and prevent potential stress, it is also responsible for maintaining compliance within the organization to avoid troubles with the law.
 
Part of being compliant includes anticipating possible risk factors and setting up systems in place to prevent those risks from manifesting into problems. By the same token, HR representatives need to implement programs in their organization to educate and inform everyone they work with about the risks that they’re exposed to.
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5 Lesser-Known Tips to Help You Ace Any HR Job Interview

Your CV drew some attention, so you got called up for an interview. It is perfectly normal to be anxious, but you are also positive about it. 

However, there are dozens of other people waiting in the queue as well, so how do you smash this interview and stand out? Here are a few less-known tips and tricks.
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Future HR Issues in Healthcare

Besides the need to ensure the effectiveness of health care systems, there are other challenges that are affecting human resources in the industry.  These include the COVID-19 pandemic, mental health issues, and workforce shortages.

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What is an Employment Contract and Why is it Important?

Running a company is an incredibly complex and taxing process that requires incredible attention to detail. This simple fact can prove to be quite a detriment since, focusing too heavily on the big picture and the financial aspects of the corporate world, people in charge of one organization tend to take some things for granted and overlook the problems that arise as a result.

The employment contracts are definitely one of those small Jenga pieces that don’t look so critical but can bring the whole construction down.
 
To put it simply, the entire professional relationship between an employer and an employee is built around some sort of employment agreement. Failing to outline the general framework of this relationship by phrasing some of its stipulations poorly can sometimes cause irreparable damage.
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Making the Office More Appealing Than Working from Home

After tasting the convenience, time and money saving and a better work-life balance that come with working from home, most employees are reluctant to get back to the office. However, a traditional office is still important, which is why employers are eager to get the employees back to the office. It is a hard time for employers keeping in mind that employees have the upper hand, so to say. Forcing them back to the office won’t cut it, and might even lead to employees looking for other opportunities. Employers need to be creative in their approach. And, that is where making the office more appealing than working from home comes in. This can be a great way to nudge them back to the office. Here are a few ways on how you can go about it.

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10 Effective Management Practices for Leading a Remote Team

Working with a remote team may seem more challenging than working with an in-office team. However, if you have experience working with remote employees, you likely won’t find it too difficult.
 
On the other hand, if you are just starting out managing a remote team, then you should definitely prepare for this task that you will take on for the first time in your life. To help you, here are the ten most effective management practices for leasing a remote team.
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Things To Be Mindful of During the Offboarding Process

Most HR professionals have been trained to aid employee onboarding and ensure that new hires get off to a great start. 

But what about offboarding? When was the last time you reviewed the way you said “goodbye” to your employees?
 
A solid offboarding process is a crucial part of your business's success. Offboarding can reduce the risk of cybersecurity threats, help your company avoid legal issues, improve current employees' motivation, and provide useful feedback to improve your business’s operations.
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The Importance of Recordkeeping Throughout The Hiring Process

In any industry, records play an integral role, especially in legal and compliance. In fact, some industries have a legal obligation to keep specific records.

When it comes to hiring new employees, maintaining accurate records is absolutely vital. In fact, failing to do so can open a company up to legal trouble.
The recruiting process should involve the development, usage, and storage of records that aid in the employment process. It aids in ensuring that the firm complies with federal and state employment rules and regulations.
 
Compliance enables businesses to demonstrate their commitment to nondiscrimination in recruitment and hiring, react to reasonable requests for accommodation in the hiring process, and achieve their aim of attracting the best applicants.
 
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How to Improve Human Capital Management

Employees are not just cogs in the organizational machine when it comes to improving human capital management. Instead, they are individuals with different goals, preferences, and personalities. Therefore, you must understand each employee's motivation, communication, and work preferences as a manager. For example, while some people may benefit from frequent check-ins and email communication, others may prefer face-to-face communication. Here are a few tips for improving human capital management:

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5 Important Things to Consider Before Hiring a New Employee

Hiring a new employee is a big decision. After all, this person will be responsible for representing your company and its values to the outside world. Therefore, it's critical to take the time to find someone who is the right fit for the job. You'll want to ensure you're hiring someone hardworking, honest, and reliable. 

Here are five important things to consider before hiring a new employee: 

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