19 October 2021
TalentLMS, a leading learning management system backed by Epignosis and Workable, released a report which reveals that 72% of tech workers in the U.S. are thinking of quitting their job in the next 12 months. Top reasons include a lack of flexibility and lack of learning and development opportunities.
6 October 2021
As the pandemic continues to unfold, the ability of employers to have a positive impact on employee health and resiliency cannot be understated according to a recent Mercer Survey, Health on Demand.
21 September 2021
From sexual harassment to discrimination to power abuse, harassment affects more than just a handful of employees. Harassment deteriorates culture and morale and can lead to psychological discomfort, leaving a job, or lawsuits. Why is this happening? And how can organizations work to prevent harassment before it begins, or hear about issues when they arise?
14 September 2021
A new report from Arizent, The Future of Work: Employers, Employees, and the Long Road to Compromise, reveals that employers and employees don’t agree on what the new normal looks like. To move forward, each side will have to compromise.
7 September 2021
Many workers are worn out and ready to make up for lost vacation time, new research from global staffing firm Robert Half suggests. More than 4 in 10 professionals surveyed (44%) said they are more burned out on the job today compared to a year ago, up from 34% in a similar 2020 poll. Nearly half of employees experiencing increased fatigue (49%) blame it on a heavier workload.
17 August 2021
Work from anywhere, distributed workforce, remote work…whatever you call it, there will likely be some challenges in such areas as payroll, time zones, virtual interviews, and onboarding.
10 August 2021
The 2021 Gartner Hybrid Work Employee Survey of 4,000 employees in January 2021 revealed six perception gaps that employers must resolve in order to improve the employee experience and therefore engagement. As employers implement their future of work strategies, including decisions around hybrid work, employers must take a close look at these perception gaps between employees and leadership.
3 August 2021
As employees transition back to the office, they will experience a “re-entry” phase, during which both employees and employers will need to adjust and adapt. This “re-entry” phase is also known as reverse culture shock, a term originally used to describe the impact of returning home from a long period abroad.
13 July 2021
While challenging, workplace flexibility in manufacturing will prove invaluable for remaining competitive now and into the future. A new report, "The Future of Flexible Work in Manufacturing: Workforce Priorities for a Hybrid World," by Manufacturers Alliance, in collaboration with Aon plc, finds five major drivers of success for manufacturers as they shift out of the pandemic and into the future.
13 July 2021
The benefits of remote work, when logistically feasible, are immense. Employees have more flexibility with their day, and employers have found that employees tend to work longer. It has forced employers to rethink the future workplace. But there are drawbacks.
22 June 2021
Women have borne the brunt of the adverse impact of the pandemic. It has been estimated that more than three million women have left the workforce. According to a survey by TopResume, 69% of working mothers plan to remain out of work to care for their children. Of the mothers who left the workforce during COVID, 70% said they voluntarily left to accommodate their children, and 30% said they were laid off. “The pandemic continues to wreak havoc on people's careers, but...
8 June 2021
We’ve all lived like astronauts for the past year and a half – we’ve been physically isolated from family and friends, our home was also our workplace, and we were surrounded by an unsafe environment (COVID-19). Astronauts train for this, we have not.
8 June 2021
A successful return to work plan is based on trust, mutual understanding, and of course, providing an environment that appeals to your workforce. How do you create excitement around returning to work when a majority of your staff may want to remain remote?
1 June 2021
There is a huge gap between the importance and the effectiveness of employee communication in today's workplace. According to a new report, The State of Employee Communications 2021 by the HR Research Institute, 88% of HR professionals say employee communication is extremely or very important to success in their organizations. However, only 30% indicate employee communication is highly or very highly effective.
20 April 2021
2020 was a challenging year, and the pandemic continues to create new challenges in 2021. A new leadership survey from ExecOnline polled thousands of leaders across the U.S. to find out what their biggest challenges are.