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For HR professionals, the numbers are ominous. Turnover is on the rise as we come out of the pandemic. Is your organization (or client) prepared? In the US, the Association for Talent Acquisition Professionals has reported that employee turnover is rising across many industries. 1 In the UK, 48% of office workers have said they have found a new role, are actively looking, or will be leaving their job this year, according to research by...
Congratulations to our very own Ellysa Smith . The HR Lancers Brand Ambassador recently completed her degree in Human Resources! She received a Master of Science in Human Resource Management and Development with a concentration in HR Management from New York University. We asked her a few questions about her experience and what she expects for her future career in HR. What excites you most about getting a degree in HR? ...
The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the transition away from traditional workforce models, and 56 percent of companies are expecting to shift more of their roles to contingent, project or contract work as a result, according to a new report released by Randstad Sourceright. Randstad Sourceright's 2021 Talent Trends research, based on responses from 850 C-suite and talent leaders across 17 markets globally, found that the pandemic...
Since January of 2020 when we launched HR Lancers nearly 6,000 HR and Recruiting professionals have decided to join our little community. We still have a ways to go but we are grateful and look forward to becoming the premier destination for freelance HR work. The searchable profile database currently lists nearly 1,500 of you who have indicated they want employers to be able to browse their profile. And that’s really the first tip...
Keeper Tax, a tax filing software for gig workers, creators and freelancers, just raised its $13M in venture capital funding. The funding will help Keeper Tax — which helps anybody making 1099 income discover tax write-offs among everyday purchases — build out a complete tax platform, offering full service tax advice, expense, and an intuitive filing solution. The new capital will allow the company to...
Here's a quick roundup of some HR survey data making headlines. WHAT EMPLOYERS WANT Over the past year, the pandemic has changed so many facets of the job market—but there is one area where job seekers may want to pay particular attention: what companies are looking for in job candidates. According to a survey out today from leading global RPO provider, PeopleScout, the overwhelming majority of hiring managers say the pandemic...
In case you missed last weeks community hangout we chatted with Talent Consultant Jodi Brandstetter who gave us the rundown on how she self-published her first book on Amazon called "Hire by Design". You can watch the replay below and skim some of the transcript as well for the important highlights of our conversation. How long did it take you to write it? The book is only 107 pages long. I made the decision that I was going to...
Here's a quick roundup of some interesting job and HR surveys that caught our eye. The rise in importance of temporary jobs during the pandemic has been undeniable as businesses look to navigate an unpredictable climate. A new survey out today from staffing leader PeopleReady finds that many companies (40%) are planning to make temporary jobs a permanent part of their post-pandemic workforce model. In the past year, 52% of companies...
A new survey of 400 U.S.-based independent contractors, conducted by payroll and business payments platform Everee found that 59% work for more than one company and 91% want to get paid more frequently than every two weeks. Faster pay can improve financial wellness for these workers, of which only 15% have enough to cover an emergency expense. Other findings from the survey show an opportunity for employers who are competing for...
Dee Ann Rutens runs Jubilee HR Consultants in Mobile Alabama. She is the latest featured HR Consultant to join HR Lancers. We asked her some questions by email to find out what she specializes in. What do you consider your top 3 skills as an HR freelancer?   Root cause analysis .  Together with my partner, Kathleen, we have the real world experience to quickly triage and stabilize a situation, and recommend steps...
We have seen an influx of new users to the site so we thought its time to remind everyone of the features provided by our little community. Nearly 5,000 HR consultants and freelance recruiters have joined the site. About a quarter of you have created a public profile. Profiles are only browsable by employers who register on HR Lancers. So if you want to be found create your profile. PROFILE TIPS Headline - give yourself a...
New research conducted by Josh Bersin analysts is raising serious doubts about traditional approaches to the business and social issue of diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). The research, based on more than 800 responses from HR professionals around the world, found that DEI training – a common corporate practice– is among the least impactful of practices when it comes to meaningful business and workforce outcomes....