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Hiring People with Criminal Backgrounds Is Easier Than You Think

Second-chance hiring—recruiting and hiring people with criminal backgrounds and eliminating obstacles to those efforts—is building momentum among policymakers, say business community leaders and worker advocates. Genevieve Martin, executive director of Dave’s Killer Bread Foundation, a prominent voice in the second-chance movement, told attendees at the 2019 Society for Human Resource Management Employment Law & Legislative Conference…

Pedestrian Death Toll Highest in 30 Years

March 1, 2019 • by Marianne Matthews   Pedestrian deaths caused by vehicles has increased to a nearly 30-year high, according to a new report.Graphic courtesy of GHSA. An estimated 6,227 pedestrians lost their lives on U.S. roads in 2018, representing a 4% increase over the 5,977 deaths in 2017 and the highest number of pedestrian fatalities…

How to Incorporate Design Thinking into HR Processes

By: Jason Averbook | February 27, 2019 • 3 min read Jason Averbook is a leading analyst, thought leader and consultant in the area of HR, the future of work and the impact technology have on that future. He is the co-founder and CEO of Leapgen, a global consultancy helping organizations shape their future workplace by broadening executive…

Here’s How Gen Z Is Shaping the Future of Learning

The newest workers will learn very differently than previous ones did, new research finds. By: Michael J. O’Brien | December 27, 2018 • 3 min read Generation Z, which is composed of those born between 1995 and 2010, is larger than the millennial generation—at 61 million strong. As the first cohort of workers that grew up with…