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.

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Your Weekly Recommendations Wednesday, July 26, 2017
 
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Where are the mothers?
Nieman Journalism Lab • Katherine Goldstein
Suzy Welch: 7 signs your company is going under—and how to save yourself
CNBC • Marguerite Ward
Google Gets 2 Million Applications a Year. To Have a Shot, Your Resume Must Pass the '6-Second Test'
Inc. • Michael Schneider
Five Skills You’ll Rarely See In Job Postings (But Definitely Need)
Fast Company • Lydia Dishman
These Are The Worst Answers To The Most Common Job Interview Questions
Fast Company • Anisa Purbasari Horton
Advice for what to do over the rest of the summer to land a new job (essay)
Inside Higher Ed • David Shorter
Succeeding In The Fourth Trimester: Resuming Your Tech Job After Maternity Leave
Forbes • Laurence Bradford, Under 30
There are Only Four Jobs in the World
Inc. • Lou Adler
Simon Sinek and Adam Grant on the Best Ways to Size up a Potential Employer
Inc. • Kaitlyn Wang
You Can Rework Company Culture. Start by Reworking Your Office
Inc. • Jennifer Walton
 
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News Media, Parental Leave
Where are the mothers?
Nieman Journalism LabKatherine Goldstein
If news organizations, digital and legacy alike, want to attract and retain millennial journalists, newsrooms must better meet the needs of mothers with young children — and create better work-life balance for everyone. Editor’s note: This piece by Nieman Fellow Katherine Goldstein...
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Recruiting
Suzy Welch: 7 signs your company is going under—and how to save yourself
CNBCMarguerite Ward
Losing a job is always challenging, but it can be even more difficult when you don't see it coming. While employees can usually do little to change the conditions that might lead to layoffs, especially in the case of a buyout or...
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Recruiting
Google Gets 2 Million Applications a Year. To Have a Shot, Your Resume Must Pass the '6-Second Test'
Inc.Michael Schneider
A Staff.com article revealed that Google receives more than two million job applications each year. Based on the ratio of applicants to hires, landing a job at Google is roughly ten times more difficult than getting into Harvard. If you're going to...
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Recruiting, Strategic & Project Management
Five Skills You’ll Rarely See In Job Postings (But Definitely Need)
Fast CompanyLydia Dishman
The skills you need to land an in-demand job right now might not be so different from the ones that will keep you employable in the future. As ZipRecruiter cofounder and CEO Ian Siegel points out, there’s a huge demand for traditional...
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Recruiting
These Are The Worst Answers To The Most Common Job Interview Questions
Fast CompanyAnisa Purbasari Horton
There’s no way around it–job interviews are nerve-racking. Hiring managers know this, and are generally forgiving of a fumble or two. But sometimes, they get answers that go beyond a mere slip of the tongue. Whether it’s repeating clichés, or being too...
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Colleges & Universities, Human Resources
Advice for what to do over the rest of the summer to land a new job (essay)
Inside Higher EdDavid Shorter
iStock/creatarka So you’ve been on the academic job market, and it didn’t pan out. If you graduated after 2014, not having a job after earning your degree puts you among roughly 40 percent of all recent graduates. In the humanities alone, the...
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Parental Leave, Parenting
Succeeding In The Fourth Trimester: Resuming Your Tech Job After Maternity Leave
ForbesLaurence Bradford, Under 30
Vidya Srinivasan didn't stop defying stereotypes when she was pregnant, and she's right back to it after maternity leave. However, that doesn't mean it was easy—just like any new mom, she faced fears, doubts, and challenges, both during and after her time...
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Human Resources, Strategic & Project Management
There are Only Four Jobs in the World
Inc.Lou Adler
In The Essential Guide for Hiring & Getting Hired I make the case that in order to build a diverse workforce of extremely talented people you need to define all jobs as a series of 5-6 performance objectives. This needs to replace...
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Human Resources, Organizational Development
Simon Sinek and Adam Grant on the Best Ways to Size up a Potential Employer
Inc.Kaitlyn Wang
The workplace is about to get a makeover. Speaking at OZY Media's annual arts and innovation festival in New York City's Central Park over the weekend, Wharton professor Adam Grant and author and motivational speaker Simon Sinek, discussed a future shift to...
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Human Resources, Oracle Corp
You Can Rework Company Culture. Start by Reworking Your Office
Inc.Jennifer Walton
Variations of the maxim ″culture eats strategy for breakfast″ have shown up in business journals for decades, usually attributed to a high-profile CEO. In truth, culture and strategy feed each other, but only culture can inspire, encourage teamwork, and build loyalty. Culture...
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