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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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What to Make of the Monthly Jobs Report

John Frehse and Dave Gilbertson discuss whether we should be relying so much on the U.S. monthly jobs report for economic indicators and decisions.
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What Can Organizations Do About the Ongoing Labor Shortage?

The "Leadership in the Labor Shortage" video series continues with a candid 1:1 conversation between John Frehse and Tom Schurman.
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Month in Review: November 2021 at The Workforce Institute at UKG

In this post, Executive Director of The Workforce Institute, Dr. Chris Mullen, Ph.D., SHRM-SCP, SPHR, recaps November 2021 at the Institute.
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Exploring Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in the Public Sector

Former executive director of the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA‐HR) and Workforce Institute Board Member, Neil Reichenberg, provides an overview of MissionSquare Research Institute's recently released report, highlighting the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) for public organizations.
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There’s No Place Like Stores for the Holidays

Today’s post comes to us from the Executive Director of The Workforce Institute, Dr. Chris Mullen: Have you started your holiday shopping yet, or have you even begun to think about it? Retailers have — and they’re already busy navigating how to attract talented associates who will help meet consumer demand this holiday shopping season.
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The People Purpose Podcast: HR Tech Recap and Chat

The People Purpose Podcast "HR Tech Recap and Chat": Chas and Julie are back to recap the HR Tech Conference & Expo they recently attended in Las Vegas and provide an overview of HR trends trends they noticed, including the big focus on recruitment and retention technology.
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New Study Takes Closer Look at Gen Z in Manufacturing

Executive Director of The Workforce Institute, Dr. Chris Mullen, shares insights from new research from UKG and IndustryWeek examining Gen Z and the manufacturing sector.
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Punk Rock HR Podcast: The Evolving Labor Movement

Workforce Institute Executive Director, Chris Mullen, talks about the evolving labor market on the Punk Rock HR podcast with Laurie Ruettimann.
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The Pandemic Continues to Impact the Public Sector Workforce

Workforce Institute board member Neil Reichenberg writes about the continued impact the pandemic has on the public sector workforce.
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Month in Review: July 2021 at The Workforce Institute at UKG

Executive Director, Chris Mullen, looks back at the last month of content from The Workforce Institute at UKG.
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