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Five Things You Need to Know About Loneliness and Isolation at Work

28 June 2022

Five Things You Need to Know About Loneliness and Isolation at Work

Author: Linda Olejniczak

According to a recent research survey of more than 2,000 global workers and interviews with over 50 global leaders by Ryan Jenkins, workplace loneliness expert, addressing workplace loneliness boils down to the following five things.

Culture Doesn't Need Walls

24 May 2022

Culture Doesn't Need Walls

Author: Heather Nezich

Workplace cultures have changed since the start of the pandemic for 65% of U.S. employees, according to a new research report released by Quantum Workplace. Not surprising, right? The report, Unpacking Organizational Culture in a New World of Work, provides a new perspective on the vital role company culture plays in organizations—including the impact of remote and hybrid perceptions of culture.

Gen Z: What Matters to Them at Work — and What Turns Them Off

10 May 2022

Gen Z: What Matters to Them at Work — and What Turns Them Off

Author: Heather Nezich

TalentLMS has released new survey results on Generation Z in the workplace. The survey reveals that mental health and work-life balance are major concerns for Gen Zers, the first generation of workers born in the digital era.

Join the 5-Day Anti-Burnout Challenge

3 May 2022

Join the 5-Day Anti-Burnout Challenge

Author: Linda Olejniczak

Associations Now recently published a 5-Day Anti-Burnout Challenge. The goal is to offer one small task each day for a week that could be worked into daily routines in hopes of preventing burnout.  It is a great challenge to offer your workforce – especially with May being Mental Health Awareness Month. 

Onboarding is the First Step to Retention

19 April 2022

Onboarding is the First Step to Retention

Author: Heather Nezich

According to a new report from Eagle Hill Consulting, recent new hires indicate that their onboarding did not adequately cover many of the basics employees need to be successful including understanding relationship building (71%), organizational culture (62%), technology (54%), and their benefits (46%). Are you throwing your new employees to the wolves before they truly understand the culture and other important assets of the organization?

The Great Reprioritization

19 April 2022

The Great Reprioritization

Author: Linda Olejniczak

We have all heard of The Great Resignation and now The Great Regret, but have you given thought to what those movements are really saying about our workforce?  Workers' values and expectations of their employers have changed. Period.  Whether they are still planning on leaving your organization or may boomerang back, workers are ultimately prioritizing what is important to them rather than accepting inflexible cultures.

Bring Your Child to Work Day is April 28th

5 April 2022

Bring Your Child to Work Day is April 28th

Author: Linda Olejniczak

What started in 1992 as Take Our Daughters to Work Day by the Ms. Foundation for Woman is now called Bring Your Child to Work Day. This day will be celebrated on April 28, 2022, a national day that gives children in the United States a glimpse into the working world.

HR Professionals are Leaving the Profession – Are You Next?

1 March 2022

HR Professionals are Leaving the Profession – Are You Next?

Author: Anthony Kaylin

New data finds that 53% of HR leaders are burned out, and 48% of HR leaders are looking for a new job, according to a survey of 400 HR respondents from AllVoices, an employee feedback management platform.  Another survey by Human Resource Executive, “What’s Keeping HR Up at Night”, found that 86% of human resources executives say their stress has increased in the last year—44% say their stress levels have increased “dramatically.” 11% say their stress...
Matthew Stafford’s Playbook and the Workplace

22 February 2022

Matthew Stafford’s Playbook and the Workplace

Author: Linda Olejniczak

For centuries the boss has been known to delegate tasks, lead meetings, make all the decisions, and has the final word on everything.  This type of culture can lead to high turnover, lack of innovation, and low productivity.  Some think it was the coaching style and ownership that led Matthew Stafford and the Rams to win the Super Bowl – something he could not do for 12 years with the Lions. 

Employee Morale, Engagement, & Retention is Top HR Priority

22 February 2022

Employee Morale, Engagement, & Retention is Top HR Priority

Author: Heather Nezich

The new State of the Workplace Study from SHRM evaluates how organizations handled key workplace challenges over the last year and takes a look forward at the anticipated workplace trends of 2022.

Rethinking the Workplace to Improve Recruitment and Retention

15 February 2022

Rethinking the Workplace to Improve Recruitment and Retention

Author: Jason Rowe

New sources of talent and changes in skills required to get work done are needed to address ongoing labor market challenges, according to an increasing number of employers in WTW’s recently released Reimagining Work and Rewards Survey.

What’s the Number One Reason Employees Quit? A Toxic Work Environment.

18 January 2022

What’s the Number One Reason Employees Quit? A Toxic Work Environment.

Author: Heather Nezich

According to new research released in MIT Sloan Management Review, toxic culture is the top predictor for employee attrition during the Great Resignation. This holds true across industries – both blue-collar and white-collar – for the period between April and September 2021.
Do You Know What Low Motivation is a Sign Of?

11 January 2022

Do You Know What Low Motivation is a Sign Of?

Author: Linda Olejniczak

Stress!  Who hasn’t been under stress the past two years? There are telltale signs happening at companies every day. Your staff is not going to announce at the next meeting “I am so unmotivated”, but they are certainly showing you.  Here are some signs they are unmotivated due to stress:
Employee Experience is Falling Short in Many Organizations

4 January 2022

Employee Experience is Falling Short in Many Organizations

Author: Heather Nezich

According to new research from Eagle Hill Consulting, U.S. employees say that employers are lacking when it comes to demonstrating care and concern for their workers. Only 28% of employees say their organization cares about their learning and career aspirations, and about one-fourth (28%) care about employee job satisfaction. Less than half of supervisors (45%) care about employee ideas and opinions, and fewer (36%) care about employees’ emotional state at work. 
The Great Resignation is Hitting Managers the Hardest

7 December 2021

The Great Resignation is Hitting Managers the Hardest

Author: Heather Nezich

A new study by Oracle NetSuite and Wakefield Research examines the impact on businesses of the Great Resignation. The study of 500 executives, managers, and workers across the U.S. found that despite managers and workers both working longer hours, managers are more worried about burnout and much more likely to quit without having a new job lined up.
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