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    USCIS Proposes Replacing H-1B Lottery with Salary-Based Selection

    ​The latest proposed rule to overhaul the H-1B visa program would replace the annual visa lottery that randomly selects foreign professionals with a process that prioritizes those offered the highest salaries. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) proposal was announced Oct. 28 and is intended to be in effect before the next H-1B visa […] More

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    All Employees Play a Role in Creating a Respectful Culture

    ​When harassment and bullying happen in the workplace, attention often is focused on the victim and the particular incident, but it’s also important to assess the culture where such actions take place, said Catherine Mattice Zundel, SHRM-SCP. The president and founder of Civility Partners, an HR consulting firm based in La Mesa, Calif., presented the […] More

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    Even if COVID-19 Is a Party Pooper, Employers Find Ways to Celebrate

    ​Because holding a workplace holiday party doesn’t seem practical during a pandemic, managers are finding other ways to help their workers celebrate this year—including virtual gift exchanges, cooking classes and wine tastings. “I would argue that it’s never been more important to celebrate our accomplishments after what we’ve endured this year,” said Taylor Paone, senior […] More

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    Covid-19 whistleblowers ignored and dismissed by employers

    Whistleblowers have had their concerns ignored (posed by models) Photo: Shutterstock Nearly half of employees with coronavirus concerns have been ignored by employers over the past seven months, while a fifth of whistleblowers were dismissed for raising concerns. According to a new report by whistleblowing charity Protect, employers were indifferent to the issues raised by […] More

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    Bullying and Harassment Persists Among Remote Workers

    This year’s sudden increase in the number of employees working from home has had a dramatic impact. Firms have scrambled to get their employees the hardware and software they need to stay connected and be productive. Compliance departments have been under pressure to implement policies and procedures that help minimize the regulatory risks of a remote […] More

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    Have you been exposed to the dark web?

    Press Release WatchGuard releases free online tool so companies and organisations can check if their credentials have been exposed on the dark web 29 October 2020: With WatchGuard Technologies’ new dark web Scanning tool, businesses can simply enter their domain name into this search engine https://www.watchguard.com/wgrd-resource-center/dark-web-scan to find out how many of their email accounts […] More

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    Poste Italiane Selects SANDSIV to Deliver a More Customer-Focused Future

    ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, 29.10.2020 – Customer experience pioneer SANDSIV proudly announces that it has been chosen to help elevate the CXM program of Italy’s largest logistics operator. Poste Italiane chose SANDSIV over competitors on the basis of its innovative features, secure and stable architecture, and proven cost-effectiveness. With more than 35 million customers, a workforce of […] More

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    EDB to Host Free Virtual Conference for PostgreSQL Users in Europe

    Registration and call for papers now open BEDFORD, Mass., October 29, 2020 – EDB, a leading contributor to PostgreSQL, today announced that it will be hosting the Postgres Build 2020 virtual conference for the European market on December 8th and 9th. The event is a unique opportunity for users, community members, and thought leaders, along […] More

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    Boeing cuts jobs as aviation sector views bleak future

    Boeing aircraft at the company’s Seattle plant Shutterstock Boeing is set to cut 30,000 workers as it continues to struggle with global costs while the coronavirus pandemic continues. The news came as the International Air Transport Association called for more concerted efforts from governments to protect the sector and Heathrow reported it was losing traffic […] More

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    Pension advice ‘nudges’ proposed by the government

    Shutterstock Workplace pension schemes will be required to ‘nudge’ members towards getting advice when they seek to access their funds under new proposals set out by the Department for Work and Pensions. By steering savers towards obtaining guidance from the government’s Pension Wise service, the DWP hopes people will be able to make “appropriate and […] More

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    Companies Keep Up Esprit de Corps During Pandemic

    ​When Willard Mosquito, general manager of Hoegh LNG Services ROHQ in Makati, Philippines, stood to open the second quarter town hall meeting for his company, he was alone in the room. The 50 people who work in the regional headquarters with him were participating from home.  “We thought this was going to be impossible to do, […] More

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    ‘Employer hubs’ at colleges could help meet skills needs

    Shutterstock The UK’s skills gap could be tackled by creating sector specialist ‘employer hubs’ at local colleges and by giving every person a statutory right to lifelong learning, a group of experts looking at the role colleges can play in addressing skills needs has recommended. The Independent Commission on the College of the Future, which […] More

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