22 September 2020
According to a FlexJobs survey of approximately 4,000 people who have been working remotely during the pandemic, 51% report they have been much more productive working from home than they were in the traditional office. 44% said their productivity was about the same, and only 5% say they have been less productive in their home office.
15 September 2020
The Center for American Progress (CAP) and Business for America have released a new brief that outlines 17 ways in which the business community can help boost voter turnout and ensure that Americans can vote safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
8 September 2020
Have you ever thought of becoming a Distraction Prevention Coach or perhaps an HR Data Detective? How about a WFH Facilitator? Well, according to Cognizant Center for Future of Work and Future Workplace these jobs might become common place in HR departments.
25 August 2020
According to a second pulse survey by KPMG LLP, 79% of U.S. workers from organizations with more than 1,000 employees indicate that over the last four months, the quality of their work has improved, 70% say that their productivity has increased, and 67% indicate their work-life balance has improved. 84% are satisfied with their employer's response to the pandemic.
18 August 2020
The “cancel culture” is not a new phenomenon, but a movement that has grown greatly over time. Per dictionary.com, cancel culture refers to the popular practice of withdrawing support for (canceling) public figures and companies after they have done or said something considered objectionable or offensive. Cancel culture is generally discussed as being performed on social media in the form of group shaming – think of the twitter mobs.
11 August 2020
This new survey provides some comedic relief from all the stress of COVID-19. According to a new survey released by SHRM, more than half of American workers (60%) report wearing sweatpants while working from home.
4 August 2020
The case for reopening schools and day care centers during the pandemic is strong. However, reopening schools also means exposing more kids to the virus, which could mean 14-day quarantines for families. What does this mean for employees and employers?
4 August 2020
Returning to the workplace does not equal returning to life as it was pre-pandemic and just might be more complicated than the initial lock-down. A new study by Mercer shows that employers are looking for ways to preserve their employees’ health and well-being while keeping them energized and productive.
28 July 2020
Digital transformation has widespread support among managers and employees, but some think that the pace of change at their companies could be faster, they could be more involved than they are, and they are unsure of how it will affect their jobs or pay, according to a global survey commissioned by Boston Consulting Group (BCG).
21 July 2020
Employee interest in paid time off or paid leave banks has increased during the recent COVID-19 pandemic. In a recent ASE poll, 25% of organizations have a PTO donation program.
21 July 2020
The Coronavirus pandemic has caused adverse effects across all aspects of life, particularly the economy, and women are some of the hardest hit, according to new research conducted by WerkLabs, the insights division of The Mom Project.
23 June 2020
According to a new Korn Ferry survey, even when they are cleared to do so, many professionals say they will not be going back to the office, with half saying they are afraid to return.
2 June 2020
A new survey of workers in the U.S. from the ADP Research Institute reveals that an initially significant decrease in worker confidence appears to be leveling off despite the impact the COVID-19 pandemic has had on nearly every worker in the U.S.
26 May 2020
A recent study, Virtual Economy IT Impact, by HiveIO suggests that during this pandemic most organizations have failed to deploy new technologies to monitor, manage, and support at-home employees. While this might be expected given the sudden onset of remote work for many, it is leading to concern among many IT departments faced with supporting the new virtual workforce.
19 May 2020
CNBC and SurveyMonkey together polled over 9,000 workers in the U.S. to measure the impacts of COVID-19 on employee satisfaction. 48% of respondents noted they are currently doing their jobs remotely. But whether remote or not, the results show an uptick in employee happiness.