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    Generation Z workers may be missing a crucial skill many other generations have taken for granted: talking on the phone, CBS News reported Aug. 1.
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    After a shooting at Portland, Ore.-based Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital left a security guard dead and injured a worker, the hospital outlined tighter security measures, but nurses told The Lund Report they still don't feel safe.
  • The latest recruitment trend: 'Quiet hiring'

    Many people are familiar with the term "quiet quitting," which refers to a phenomenon in which employees reduce their enthusiasm at work and stick to the minimum expectations of their role. Now another labor-related trend is trending: "quiet hiring."
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    CEO exits are soaring. How experts predict AI will aid in ramped-up executive searches — here.
  • Employees' vacation time use at 10-year high

    U.S. employees are using their vacation time more than they have in over a decade, according to a July 28 report from The Wall Street Journal. This comes after a slump in recent years due to the pandemic and fears of a recession. 
  • Fatal shooting prompts Oregon system to intensify security

    Portland, Ore.-based Legacy Health is increasing security at its hospitals after the fatal shooting July 22 at Legacy Good Samaritan Hospital, also in Portland.
  • Emory drops COVID-19 shot mandate for staff

    Effective immediately, employees at Atlanta-based Emory Healthcare will no longer be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19. 
  • AI is more likely to snatch women's jobs: McKinsey

    Generative AI could automate 30 percent of U.S. work hours by 2030, according to a July 26 report from McKinsey & Co. As a result, the economy could "reweight" toward higher-wage jobs — leaving women's roles most vulnerable. 
  • Managers split on face-to-face interviews

    The effects of COVID-19 still linger in some HR departments, although a slight majority of hiring managers are shifting back to in-person interviews, according to a recent survey from The Harris Poll. 
  • Firefighters oppose Banner's planned $400M hospital

    Phoenix-based Banner Health plans to build a $400 million hospital in Scottsdale, Ariz. — but local firefighters believe they should leave the area's healthcare to Mayo Clinic and HonorHealth. 
  • Nearly 1 in 5 workers are 'loud quitting': Gallup

    While "quiet quitting" remains a trend among the global workforce, employees are also "loud quitting," Gallup finds.
  • Hospitals tackle workforce challenges: 3 recent initiatives

    Hospitals and health systems have long sought to attract, retain and develop employees. However, organizations are even more focused on these initiatives today amid an evolving workforce. 
  • 4 employees reach 9,000: Gundersen's career center tops 1st-year expectations

    The Career Development Center at La Crosse, Wis.-based Gundersen Health System is small: four team members working entirely online. But that tiny crew zeros in on some of healthcare's biggest problems — talent attraction, retention and development — to have a substantial effect on its workforce. 
  • All 50 states ranked by workforce

    North Carolina — America's top state for business — also has the best workforce, according to a recent ranking from CNBC. 
  • 8 workforce trends influencing 2023

    This year has been a tumultuous one for the workforce as layoffs rise and the economy wavers. These eight trends help paint the picture of the current labor force: one that values flexibility as companies tug it back, and grapples with the merging of new and old values. 
  • Remote work's biggest fans? 6-figure earners

    The push for remote work has been attributed by some to Generation Z, but new research indicates a different population pushing for the freedom to work from anywhere: well-paid longtime employees. 
  • Workforce enters a new era: Old age

    There has been abundant discussion about how Generation Z will change the workforce with their interest in balance and flexibility. But a lesser-discussed, already-present trend will also affect the labor force in the coming decade: an increasing presence of older workers. 
  • Arbitrator strikes down flu vaccine requirement for Allina union workers

    Some members of SEIU Healthcare Minnesota & Iowa at Minneapolis-based Allina Health will no longer be subject to a policy change making the flu vaccine a condition of employment, the health system and union confirmed to Becker's.
  • Gaps between rates of men and women in the workforce, by state

    Across the U.S., women's employment has reached an all-time high, according to a Stateline analysis of data from the U.S. Census Bureau's Current Population Survey.
  • Inside the latest workforce trend: 'Lazy girl job'

    Various workforce trends have gained traction in recent years. The latest making its way through social media: "lazy girl job." 
  • Goodbye 9 to 5: Workers' laptops close at 4

    If you email an employee at 4 p.m., you might not hear back until 10 p.m. That's the new norm in today's flexible worksphere, according to The Wall Street Journal. 

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