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Best of HR Blogs: April 2019

Kristina Martic | 5/3/2019 | HR Trends

This list of 5 best HR blogs published in April 2019 will get you up to date with the latest trends and insights in Human Resources. If you’re an HR professional looking for a stimulating read, these blog posts are your perfect choice.

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The latest HR trends and insights in April 2019

We really love finding interesting, educational and entertaining content about Human Resources

In April 2019 we scoured the web and read many great blogs that cover the latest HR trends, insights and useful information for HR professionals. 

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Best of HR blogs in April 2019

Here is our selection of the top 5 HR blog posts published in April 2019. 

In these blog posts you will discover:

So make yourself a nice cup of coffee or tea, sit down, relax and enjoy your reading! ☕ 📚 🤓

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Best HR blog post about employee recognition:
13 Simple Ways to Recognize Employees without Spending Money

Source: Kazoo

Why you should read it:

Did you know that a recent study by the Incentive Research Foundation Resource Center suggests that non-cash rewards are a very important component of recognition and in many cases, even preferred over cash rewards? 😮

Luckily, there are plenty of ways to go about employee recognition without spending money. In this blog post, you’ll discover 13 creative employee recognition ideas your employees will love! 🥰

Our favorite quote:

“Who doesn’t like a pat on the back now and then? It doesn’t take a lot of money to show employees how much you appreciate their hard work.”

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Best HR blog post about culture fit:
The Essentials of Culture Fit Hiring and Interviews

Source: kununu engage

Why you should read it:

Did you know that The Harvard Business Review notes that 50-60% of an employee’s salary is lost due to poor culture fit and turnover? 😮

In this comprehensive blog post, you will learn everything you need to know about hiring for cultural fit:

Examples of companies doing the cultural fit hiring right are also included, as well as cultural fit questions you can use in your next interview! 🙂

Our favorite quote:

“Culture fit is...whether or not a candidate can work in a team. Culture fit is not…if you can see yourself getting drinks with the candidate.”

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Best HR blog post about absenteeism:
5 Reasons You Should be Doing Back-to-Work Interviews

Source: Cezanne HR

Why you should read it:

Research has shown that back-to-work interviews play a significant part in helping organisations to reduce absence levels.

If return-to-work interviews are conducted sensitively and consistently, they can be a great tool to help managers reduce absence, support employees and improve engagement in their teams.

In this blog post, you will discover five compelling reasons that HR can use to help convince managers that they need to embrace the back to work interviews. 🙂

Our favorite quote:

“Back to work interviews are simple but effective ways of ensuring returning staff feel appreciated and will go a long way to retaining key talent.” 

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Best HR blog post about recruitment bias:
4 Types of Bias That Can Affect Your Hiring Process

Source: Plum

Why you should read it:

How to avoid bias in recruitment? Our susceptibility to bias can unintentionally lead us to select people from certain groups over others, making us less likely to hire people from diverse backgrounds.

In this blog post, you’ll learn about a few of the most common types of bias that creep into your hiring process and jeopardize it. ⚡

Our favorite quote:

“Being human means being susceptible to bias.This is why it’s so important to raise awareness of how bias can influence our decisions and take steps to reduce its power.“

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Best HR blog post about candidate assessment:
Can You Make a Candidate Take a Pre-Employment Assessment?

Source: The Hire Talent

Why you should read it:

With unemployment hovering at 4 percent, it’s a candidate’s job market, which means there’s sometimes less incentive to participate in what some job seekers perceive as extra or unnecessary steps in the hiring process - like pre-employment testing and other assessments related to making better hiring decisions.

As a business owner or hiring manager, you still need to make sure that you hire the best possible candidate. How can you find the perfect fit without losing good people in the process? Read this blog post to find out! 🙂

Our favorite quote:

“You cannot force someone to complete a pre-employment assessment as part of the hiring process. You can encourage them and work with them to get past objections.”

Best of the best HR blogs in April 2019

Which one among these 5 blog posts did you find most useful and interesting

What other great HR blog posts published in April have you read? 🤓 

Best of the best HR blogs in May 2019

If you come across a great HR blog post during May (or you’ve written one - don’t be shy 😊) - let us know! Feel free to contact us via email: anja.zojceska@talentlyft.com.

We’d love to check out your HR article out and maybe even feature it our next month’s “Best of the HR blogs in May 2019” blog post! 🙂

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