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 Monday, May 29, 2017
 
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Who killed retirement security? If you look closely, it wasn't the 401(k)
The Hill • Andrew G. Biggs, Opinion Contributor
Right, Left and Center: Partisan Writing You Shouldn’t Miss
The New York Times • Anna Dubenko
Memorial Day a day to remember the rewards given by others
Chicago Tribune • Leanne Hoagland-Smith
Money woes: MidEast finance professionals are paid less and work longer hours... but women in their 20s earn way more than men
Zawya • Yasmine Saleh
Japan looks to solve puzzle of slow wage growth
Financial Times
Ten Job Search Moves That Make You Look Unprofessional
Forbes • Contributor, Liz Ryan
13 Perks You Wouldn't Think You Could Negotiate -- But You Can
Forbes • Contributor, Liz Ryan
Five Good Answers To The Question 'What's Your Greatest Strength?'
Forbes • Contributor, Liz Ryan
How To Survive A Toxic Workplace -- For One More Year
Forbes • Contributor, Liz Ryan
‘How Can We Combat What We Don’t Understand?’
The New York Times • Fahima Haque, Lela Moore
 
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Defined Benefit Pension Plan, Employee Benefits
Who killed retirement security? If you look closely, it wasn't the 401(k)
The HillAndrew G. Biggs, Opinion Contributor
“America’s retirement savings system has failed,” famed financial planning author Jane Bryant Quinn has said — and she isn’t short of company. Media articles regularly recount the ways in which Americans, burdened with the responsibility of saving for retirement through 401(k)s, fail...
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Parental Leave, Parenting
Right, Left and Center: Partisan Writing You Shouldn’t Miss
The New York TimesAnna Dubenko
The political news cycle is fast, and keeping up can be overwhelming. Trying to find differing perspectives worth your time is even harder. That’s why we have scoured the internet for political writing from the right and left that you might not...
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Education, Human Resources
Memorial Day a day to remember the rewards given by others
Chicago TribuneLeanne Hoagland-Smith
Once again we celebrate Memorial Day to honor those who have served in the military and died in that service. Without their service, the rewards we receive from monetary to liberty would be greatly diminished or even eliminated. We may see the...
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Human Resources, Oil & Gas
Money woes: MidEast finance professionals are paid less and work longer hours... but women in their 20s earn way more than men
ZawyaYasmine Saleh
28 May 2017 Female employees working in the finance and accountancy sectors in the Middle East and Africa generally earn more than their male counterparts, with women in their 20s taking home considerably more, according to a new global survey. The results...
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Human Resources, Recruiting
Japan looks to solve puzzle of slow wage growth
Financial Times
Drive to cut working hours rather than lift salaries helps keep wages down
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Human Resources, Recruiting
Ten Job Search Moves That Make You Look Unprofessional
ForbesContributor, Liz Ryan
Unhappy With Your Job? Don't Blame Your Boss Dear Liz, I'm a corporate recruiter for an events management company. Our culture is very important to us and we try hard to hire people who are awake, alert and on their game. That's...
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Human Resources, Recruiting
13 Perks You Wouldn't Think You Could Negotiate -- But You Can
ForbesContributor, Liz Ryan
Dear Liz, I am excited! I got a job offer last Friday. I like the job description a lot. The salary offer is just okay. The pay is a little low for my level of experience. My hiring manager "Lou" knows his...
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Human Resources, Recruiting
Five Good Answers To The Question 'What's Your Greatest Strength?'
ForbesContributor, Liz Ryan
Five Signs Your Company Values You -- And Five Signs They Don't Dear Liz, I am job-hunting. I don't mind going on job interviews. I usually feel like I do pretty well, but I have trouble with the question "What's your greatest...
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Colleges & Universities, Graduate & Professional Schools
How To Survive A Toxic Workplace -- For One More Year
ForbesContributor, Liz Ryan
Don't Give It All Away At The Job Interview Dear Liz, I'm in grad school. I will earn my MBA in May 2018 if all goes according to plan. I hate my job, but I have to keep the job until I...
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Facebook Inc, Parental Leave
‘How Can We Combat What We Don’t Understand?’
The New York TimesFahima Haque, Lela Moore
Here are the top 10 comments of the week on our digital platforms, as selected by our readers and the journalists who moderate nearly every comment. Some comments were edited for length and clarity. 1. When my son heard about this horror,...
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