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Top 5 Ways to Recruit (and Retain) Talent in a Tight Labor Market

It’s still very much a candidate’s job market out there. But it’s not all doom and gloom. John and Dave share five top ways you can not only recruit top talent to your organization, but also retain current high performers (minor spoiler: the answers aren’t as complicated as you might think).
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The Latest on the Labor Shortage

Today, advisory board member John Frehse, senior managing director of labor strategy at Ankura, once again joins Dave Gilbertson, vice president at UKG, to discuss the latest developments in the labor market.
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Preparing for Pay Equity: The Workforce Institute Weigh-In for March 2022

This month, The Workforce Institute Weigh-In addresses the critical topic of pay equity and, more specifically, working to “close the gap.”
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A Closer Look at Pay Equity in Mexico

Today is International Women's Day, and advisory board member Ivonne Vargas, explores the critical topic of pay equity in Mexico.
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International Women’s Day: Starting to Close the Pay-Equity Gap 

Today on International Women's Day, advisory board member, Kate Bischoff, is discussing ways to start closing the pay-equity gap.
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Can Assessments Replace Resumes?

Resumes play an odd role in recruiting. No one likes them, yet everyone feels they are essential. The main problems with resumes are that they are not reliable predictors of performance, and that they unfairly screen out talented people who lack the “right” education and experience.
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Month in Review: February 2022 at The Workforce Institute at UKG

It’s been an exciting month for The Workforce Institute! On the heels of releasing our annual workplace predictions, this month, we debuted a new feature on the blog: The Workforce Institute Weigh-In. Here’s a recap of everything we covered in February at the institute.
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How to Be a Better Empathetic Listener

We all know that listening is important. When it comes to work, listening allows us to gain understanding. And better understanding results in more positive work relationships and improved results. Which is why we need to get listening right.
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Introducing: The Workforce Institute Weigh-In

Introducing a new recurring feature on our blog: The Workforce Institute Weigh-In. Each month, we’ll pose a top-of-mind question from the world of HR and include several perspectives from our advisory board. These are meant to be succinct actionable insights you can start implementing at your organization today. In some cases, you’ll see full articles from board members discussing the topic in proceeding weeks.
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