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By: | October 27, 2020
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Oct. 27: HR Tech Number of the Day: Conference exhibitors

Here’s how many exhibitors are participating in HRE’s HR Technology Conference & Expo next week.

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Oct. 27: Virtual HR Tech Conference kicking off tomorrow

Thousands of HR and tech professionals will gather online for the first-ever virtual HR Tech.

Oct. 26: Employers are making mental health strides; Why they shouldn’t let up

The latest Total Brain Mental Health Index shows progress in depression and anxiety rates, but experts warn things may worsen in coming months.

Oct. 23: Benefits news you may have missed: Oct. 19-23

From how much employer-sponsored health insurance has increased to 7 open enrollment strategies, here are some of the week’s top stories.

Oct. 23: HR Tech Number of the Day: average HR tech budgets

An increase in HR technology spending was largely driven by new COVID-related requirements.

Oct. 23: HR Exec of the Year to HR leaders: Lead with compassion, creativity

Honorees at HRE’s virtual Executive of the Year ceremony were quick to recognize all HR leaders serving as vital voices during a tumultuous year.

Oct. 23: Going remote for good? 5 tips to keep employees at the heart of your decision

In organizational transformation, putting people first gives you the best chance at sustainable success.

Oct. 23: Averbook: These are the 4 pillars you need for a digital vision

The HR Tech keynoter explores the value of a beginner’s mindset in order to preserve the digital transformations made in 2020.

Oct. 22: HR Tech Number of the Day: education investments

Verizon is partnering with the nonprofit group Generations to invest in tech education for unemployed or underemployed Americans across the country.

Oct. 22: 10 practices to drive business outcomes in your COVID response

The Josh Bersin Academy is recommending organizations follow these best practices for business success.

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Oct. 22: Employers make ‘remarkable’ pivot to virtual hiring

Organizations are successfully transitioning to virtual hiring and onboarding—and may continue it post-pandemic.

Oct. 22: HR’s biggest new challenge? Getting the priorities straight

If you haven’t reexamined your HR priorities, now is the time to do so, says HR Tech keynoter Jason Averbook.

Oct. 21: HR Tech Number of the Day: employer response to COVID

The Josh Bersin Academy found that most employers are in the second of four stages of organizational response to the pandemic.

Oct. 21: How HR can help leaders prepare for the ‘unimaginable’

PayScale’s Shelly Holt is on a mission to help business leaders envision and adapt for an uncertain future.

Oct. 21: Here’s how employers can avoid losing talented women during the pandemic

According to a report from McKinsey, the ongoing pandemic is negatively affecting women in the workforce, but it doesn’t have to be that way says one D&I professional.

Oct. 20: HR Tech Number of the Day: Conference keynotes

Read our insiders guide to the 9 powerful keynote sessions taking place at the HR Tech Conference Oct. 27-30.

Oct. 20: Sumser: Predicting the next closure—is it possible?

Despite the most advanced tech, HR leaders will be challenged in predicting COVID’s future impact on their organization.

Oct. 20: Meet the 2020 HR Tech conference keynote speakers

Industry analysts and experts sound off on the changing HR landscape and its intersections with evolving HR tech ahead of the 2020 HR Technology Conference & Expo.

Oct. 19: Number of the day: tech help for mental health

Most employees want their company to provide technology to support their emotional wellbeing. Here’s what that means for HR leaders.

Oct. 19: Meet the HR Tech keynote speakers: Jason Averbook

HR Tech keynoter Jason Averbook says this year’s crises can ultimately present opportunities.

Oct. 19: Employer-sponsored healthcare costs top $21K a year

Although not a dramatic increase, that could change as employers “grapple with the economic and health upheaval sparked by the pandemic.”

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Oct. 19: 7 open enrollment tips for 2020

How can HR and benefit leaders succeed in educating employees during a pandemic? Here are some ideas.

Oct. 16: Number of the day: mental health retention risks

Workers say they would leave their current position for a job that focused more on mental health. Here’s what that means for HR leaders.

Oct. 16: How to keep the spotlight on purpose as the pandemic drags on

Purpose, supported by technology, can help move organizations through crisis, says HR Tech keynoter Stacia Garr.

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Oct. 15: Number of the Day: return to workplace pressures

Women are more likely than men to report concerns about returning to in-person work.

Oct. 15: HR, it’s time to be the ‘voice of caring reality’

HR Tech keynoter Marcus Buckingham cautions HR leaders not to underestimate the resilience of their people.

Oct. 15: Hiring for the holidays? Follow these tips for virtual recruiting

With an expected hiring boom for the 2020 holiday season, employers will need an effective TA platform to manage high-volume hiring.

Oct. 14: Sage-Gavin: Caring is the right thing to do—and good for business

It pays to care for workers. And we all need it now more than ever.

Dr. Tolonda Tolbert

Oct. 14: Meet the HR Tech keynote speakers: Dr. Tolonda Tolbert

Before her HR Tech keynote, Tolbert spoke with HRE about HR’s role in advancing D&I.

Oct. 13: 5 tips for making smart, ethical HR tech decisions

HR Tech keynote speaker John Sumser cautions HR to not hurry decision-making on these increasingly complex issues.

Oct. 13: 5 tips for making smart, ethical HR tech decisions

HR Tech keynote speaker John Sumser cautions HR to not hurry decision-making on these increasingly complex issues.

Oct. 12: Meet the HR Tech keynote speakers: Marcus Buckingham

Resilience, among both HR leaders and employees, has never been more important, says the author and consultant.

Oct. 9: 15 must-read stories about mental health for HR executives

Ahead of World Mental Health Day, a look at how and why smart employers are stepping up to help employees as rates of depression and burnout soar.

Oct. 9: Benefits news you may have missed: Oct. 5-9

From open enrollment during a pandemic to Starbucks’ new election perk for employees, here are some of the week’s top stories.

Oct. 9: Mayer: The employees are not all right

The pandemic’s mental health crisis means it’s time to, in the words of Arianna Huffington, ‘rebuild the way we work.’

Oct. 8: Could AI improve mental health?

Employees would feel more comfortable talking to a robot than their manager about stress and anxiety, new research finds.

Oct. 8: 3 steps to thrive, not just survive, during COVID-19

New IBM research finds that employers need to better understand employee sentiment in order to weather today’s trying times.

Oct. 8: Why it’s time for HR to head to the ‘factory floor’

Facing more challenges than at any other time in the history of our function, HR leaders must focus on the problems we’re solving, not our familiar solutions.

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Oct. 7: Why HR needs to ‘strike the right balance’ of people and tech

Tech tailored to the needs of the talent has never been more important, says HR Tech keynote speaker Lisa Buckingham of Lincoln Financial Group.

Oct. 7: Number of the day: flu vaccine

Many employees are not planning on getting a flu shot this year. What does that mean for HR leaders?

Oct. 7: Why HR needs to harness the power of HR tech

2020 HR Tech Influencer Rebecca Wettemann shares why data and tech are impeditive to help employers grow from the challenges brought by COVID-19.

Oct. 7: How this ‘people person’ rises past challenges

Otis Elevator’s CHRO shares the company’s lessons learned from today’s unprecedented times.

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Oct. 6: Open enrollment: How can HR succeed in a pandemic?

Snail mail, podcasts and virtual sessions all part of benefit selection and education during the pandemic.

Oct. 5: How this HR exec built the function from the ground up

American College of Surgeons’ CHRO Michelle McGovern relies on strategic partnerships to build a world-class HR function.

Oct. 5: Why this CHRO chases impact, value

Jennifer Landis of Black Hills Corp. strives to create opportunities that help employees achieve personal and professional goals.

Ellyn Shook is HRE’s 2020 HR Executive of the Year. (Photo by Dorothy Shi Studio)

Oct. 5: This compassionate leader is HRE’s HR Executive of the Year

Accenture CHRO and HR Executive of the Year Ellyn Shook is responding to the many new priorities brought by the pandemic with empathetic action.

Oct. 2: Benefits news you may have missed: Sept. 28-Oct. 2

From the pandemic’s impact on employer healthcare costs to how HR leaders can encourage employees to get a flu shot, here are some of the week’s top stories.

Oct. 2: Averbook: 10 ways HR can reimagine itself for 2021

People have, quite simply, changed forever. The humanization of work must follow.

Oct. 2: Monster’s new benefits aim to help workers ‘strive for balance’

Self-care days, flexible work, housekeeping help and more are among the employer’s new COVID-19-era perks.

Oct. 2: Monster’s new benefits aim to help workers ‘strive for balance’

Self-care days, flexible work, housekeeping help and more are among the employer’s new COVID-19-era perks.

Stacia Garr

Oct. 2: Meet the HR Tech keynote speakers: Stacia Garr

The HR researcher and thought leader sounds off on employee experience, remote work and D&I.

Oct. 1: HRE’s number of the day: benefits education

The vast majority of employees don’t educate themselves on their benefit options. Here’s what that means for HR leaders.

Oct. 1: Meet the HR Tech keynote speakers: Lisa Buckingham

The Lincoln Financial Group CHRO shares her outlook on HR tech trends.

Oct. 1: How VR can boost L&D during stressful times

Virtual reality could be an important tool as employers seek to deliver more effective learning.

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Oct. 1: How Philip Morris is driving diversity during crisis

Flexible working arrangements and new technology are helping the company focus on diversifying its talent pipeline.




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