8 December 2023
Troy, MI – December 8, 2023 --- ASE, one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, has released the 2024 Starting Salaries for Co-op Students and Recent College Graduates Survey today. The annual survey provides a comprehensive look at the current state of wages and benefits provided to co-op students and recent college graduates. The survey also presents employers with a snapshot of the recruitment and retention trends associated with these new entrants to...
5 December 2023
AON, a leading global professional services firm, announced the results of its 2023 Global Risk Management Survey which gathered input from almost 3,000 risk managers, C-suite leaders, and other executives from 61 countries and territories to identify their most-pressing business challenges. The 2023 edition of Aon's biennial survey found that human capital issues are no longer simply a "people problem," but a key business risk that is fueled by rising health care costs,...
28 November 2023
A recent report from The Best Place for Working Parents® and Southern Methodist University's Center on Research and Evaluation (CORE) highlights the advantages of family-friendly policies, revealing their positive impact on both working parents and businesses' overall performance.
21 November 2023
Showing gratitude in the workplace is the secret sauce for creating a positive and productive workplace. It's not just a fluffy feel-good thing – it's a game-changer that boosts everyone's mood, amps up team spirit, and helps the whole crew stay strong when things get crazy. Every employee deserves recognition for their contributions. Doing so will foster a supportive team environment characterized by kindness and gratitude. As the old saying goes, “A simple...
14 November 2023
The initial demands from the UAW included a 4-day workweek. While that was eventually dropped during negotiations, many expect it will continue to come up in the future. A recent survey conducted by Gallup in collaboration with Bentley University revealed that 77% of respondents expressed that a four-day, 40-hour workweek would have a positive impact. However, once achieved, it doesn’t always have the positive effect expected.
7 November 2023
Effective communication is the cornerstone of fostering a highly engaged and motivated workforce within any organization. Enhancing employee engagement through effective communication is vital for organizations seeking to invigorate their workforce, whether dispersed remotely, operating on the front lines, or working in office settings. Here are five strategies to improve engagement via communication.
1 November 2023
Troy, MI – November 1, 2023 --- ASE, one of the nation’s oldest and largest employer associations, has released its 2023 UAW Strike Impact Survey. The pulse survey of Michigan employers assesses the impact of the United Auto Workers (UAW) Strike.
Prior to the UAW’s announcements of tentative labor agreements with Ford, GM, and Stellantis ASE sought to determine the impact to area employers. Below are the highlights of that short pulse survey.
1 November 2023
It seems the jury is still out for who is solely responsible and how do you handle kinks in the process. Is it HR, the employee, the manager, or the leader of the company. What do you think? Join fellow ASE Member to discuss. Participants will receive a demonstration of where to find tools and templates on the ASE Member Dashboard to assist them with this initiative.
1 November 2023
HR often struggles to demonstrate the value of its programs. McLean’s 2023 HR Trends Report indicated that 65% of respondents say that their HR department is not highly performing at controlling labor costs and maximizing the value of labor spend. Measuring the value of HR programs enables HR to think strategically and prioritize investments for the greatest impact. This elevates HR’s role as a strategic partner by demonstrating the direct connection between talent investments...
31 October 2023
New survey data from Wiley suggests workers are far less likely than their managers and senior-level executives to feel psychologically safe taking risks at work. The findings from the latest Wiley Workplace Intelligence report show a particularly wide gap between individual contributors and executives, which could lead to lower trust, engagement, and productivity in the workplace.
24 October 2023
In preparation for an impending economic downturn, McKinsey emphasizes the significance of focusing on employee development as a strategic advantage. According to recent research from the McKinsey Global Institute, companies that prioritize both human capital development and effective workforce management tend to outperform their peers in terms of profitability and resilience, while also excelling in talent attraction and retention.
17 October 2023
A new survey from the American Heart Association highlights the impact of corporate policies and culture on employees’ self-reported levels of well-being and burnout. The new survey findings may help employers reduce burnout and improve workforce well-being by up to 40%.
10 October 2023
Looking for a new voluntary benefit to add to your portfolio? A recent study conducted by MetLife Legal Plans reveals a growing demand for legal services in the workplace. MetLife's Legal Access Study indicates that within the past five years, more than two-thirds of today's workforce, 67%, have confronted legal issues. These challenges extend beyond personal lives, affecting overall well-being and work productivity.
3 October 2023
According to a recent ADP Research survey, 40% of respondents now place career advancement on their priority list, marking a substantial increase from the previous year's 23%. In fact, it surpassed the importance of flexible working hours.
3 October 2023
Troy, MI ---October 2, 2023 --- ASE, Michigan’s trusted partner for Everything HR, is pleased to announce the honorees for its Michigan HR Executive of the Year for 2023. Through a nomination process overseen by ASE, candidates are selected in four categories and recognized for their admirable work that distinguishes them in the field of Human Resource Management. The 2023 winners are: