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 Tuesday, September 19, 2017
 
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How a tech CEO’s experience as a single dad convinced him to overhaul his $3 billion company’s benefits
Business Insider • Áine Cain
Applicant Screening: How to Show Talent You Really Want Them
TalentCulture • Meghan M. Biro
Migrant maids in Oman at risk as India scraps rescue scheme
Daily Mail • Reuters
CyberCoders Unveils the Most In-Demand Jobs for Fall
BusinessWire
5th annual Southern Vermont Career Expo is Oct. 19
VTDigger • Press Release
Benchmarking Matters
The Staffing Stream • Dave Nerz
CSE worried Trump travel ban could affect employees
iPolitics • Amanda Connolly
I’m a recent grad and feel like I’m working too much
Ask a Manager • Ask A Manager
The Hilb Group Acquires Massachusetts’ Mid-State Insurance Agency
insurancejournal.com
UK's fatcat financiers rake in biggest bonuses since 2001
Daily Mail • Jane Denton, Thisismoney
 
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DocuSign, Parental Leave
How a tech CEO’s experience as a single dad convinced him to overhaul his $3 billion company’s benefits
Business InsiderÁine Cain
• E-signature company DocuSign is expanding its parental leave policy. • Employees who are primary caregivers will now receive six months of paid leave within the first year of the child's arrival. • DocuSign CEO Dan Springer reflected on his own experience...
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Recruiting
Applicant Screening: How to Show Talent You Really Want Them
TalentCultureMeghan M. Biro
Bringing top talent into your organization is a careful dance: on the one hand, you need to know everything you can about an applicant, and on the other, you don’t want to scare them off in the process. The good news is...
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Recruiting, Student Health & Safety
Migrant maids in Oman at risk as India scraps rescue scheme
Daily MailReuters
By Rejimon Kuttappan THIRUVANANTHAPURAM, India, Sept 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - I ndia's decision to scrap a financial guarantee scheme for migrant domestic workers in Oman will make it harder for maids who are abused or unpaid to get home, campaigners said...
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Computer Science, Recruiting
CyberCoders Unveils the Most In-Demand Jobs for Fall
BusinessWire
IRVINE, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--CyberCoders, a leading worldwide recruiting firm, has just released new data that reveals fall’s most in-demand jobs and salaries for the IT, construction, and accounting verticals. These top jobs were derived by the CyberCoders team who analyzed thousands of data...
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Colleges & Universities, Labor Policy
5th annual Southern Vermont Career Expo is Oct. 19
VTDiggerPress Release
News Release — Windham County Workforce Development Network Contact: Windham County Workforce Development Network 802.257.7731 www.vermontcareerexpo.com The Windham County Workforce Development Network (Windham WorkNet) is hosting the 5th Annual Southern Vermont Career EXPO and Career Social on Thursday October 19th, 2017. Representatives...
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Finance, Human Resources
Benchmarking Matters
The Staffing StreamDave Nerz
It is a good idea to compare your business or your plans for success with known recruitment benchmarks. HR Magazine published some stats from the Society of Human Resource Management 2016 Human Capital Benchmarking Report that are excellent measures of what employers,...
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Human Resources
CSE worried Trump travel ban could affect employees
iPoliticsAmanda Connolly
Almost 30 pages of emails and briefing notes by senior policy and human resources managers at the Communications Security Establishment exchanged on January 30 laid out the agency’s response to three orders signed by Trump in the space of a week. Obtained...
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Recruiting
I’m a recent grad and feel like I’m working too much
Ask a ManagerAsk A Manager
A reader writes: I just graduated college in May, and landed a full-time job in my hometown in the perfect field for me, thanks to your help with resumes and cover letters! However, this job has turned out to be very different...
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Employee Benefits, Private Equity
The Hilb Group Acquires Massachusetts’ Mid-State Insurance Agency
insurancejournal.com
The Hilb Group LLC (THG), a property and casualty insurance and employee benefits broker based in Richmond, Va., has announced the acquisition of Massachusetts-based Mid-State Insurance Agency Inc. (MSIA). The transaction became effective September 1, 2017. MSIA is THG’s 37th acquisition since...
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Finance, Investment Industry
UK's fatcat financiers rake in biggest bonuses since 2001
Daily MailJane Denton, Thisismoney
The UK's fatcat financiers raked in £15billion worth of bonuses in the year to March, official data reveals. While the average bonus for employees across all sectors in the UK is £1,600, finance and insurance workers took home £14,770 in bonuses in...
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