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HR: Project Management Trends 2020: remote teams, advanced analytics, security and emotional intelligence

Just like all the other sectors in business, the field of project management is undergoing dynamic transformation along with technological advances witnessed in the recent past. This is abundantly evident in the report: 2020 project management trends. What will Trend in Project Management in 2020?   Remote Teams With the …

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Covid-19 workplace best practices — expert and government guidelines, including tips for “Social Distancing” and managing remote work.

To help protect your team — and help managers mitigate the Covid-19 risks — Pivotal Solutions brought together the current tactics, rules, and suggestions from government, health experts, and human resource experts (with citations.) NOTE: The guidance changes frequently, check your latest guidelines or our blog for updates. Although this …

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To retire or not to retire: employers’ mixed messages often leads to delayed retirement

For most employees, the responses from their employers on whether they should retire or not are mixed, which creates confusion on whether they should stay or go. 55% of U.S. employers surveyed by MetLife Inc. prefer older workers to retire to give room for younger employees to advance while the …

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Only 43% of Canadian employees are offered home remote working options; 61% prefer to work remotely

Technological advances have transformed how operations are conducted in various sectors. One area transforming is how employees work where advances in ICT have interconnected the world, eliminating the limitations imposed by boundaries and geographical locations. Currently, the number of people working remotely away from physical offices and workplaces is increasing …

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32% of workers plan to “change jobs” in the next 2 years; only 16 % expect to remain with their current employer in 5 years

According to a new survey, 32% of employees plan to change jobs in the next 2 years. The report also highlighted that in the last six months, one-quarter of the employees surveyed have been recruited by another company while only 16% are planning to stay with their current employer in …

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Most in-demand skills for 2020: IT cloud and blockchain skills in supply chains, healthcare, shipping lead in HR demand

Creativity, persuasion, collaboration, adaptability, and emotional intelligence emerged as the top five soft-skills highly demanded by employers in a new report from LinkedIn. Despite this, technological advances in the past two decades have transformed not only the way we work but also the most demanded skills. According to a report …

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Can some discussions be banned at work? Does Freedom of Speech protect against discipline or dismissal?

Freedom of speech in the workplace should not be misinterpreted to mean freedom from consequences. Even though freedom of expression is protected by section 2(b) of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms (Charter), the protection is not offered blindly. The charter guarantees freedom of expression by protecting individuals from …

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85 percent of employees indicate they may quit after a bad or “unfair” performance review

One of the tried-and-tested strategies for retaining valuable employees in any organization is a fair performance review system. It is undeniable that employees’ performance reviews are essential for companies to attain the highest level of productivity, profitability, and long-term sustainability. Maple Holistics HR Manager Nate Masterson says, “Review is a …

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With Emphasis on Work-Life Balance and Low Stress — the Top 10 “Best Jobs” for 2020: Report

In 2020, the top ten “best jobs” — evaluated based on work-life balance to salary to stress — are: 1. Software developer 2. Dentist 3. Physician assistant 4. Orthodontist 5. Nurse practitioner 6. Statistician 7. Physician 8. Speech and language pathologist 9. Oral and maxillofacial surgeon 10. Veterinarian     …

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