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The Great Resignation: Businesses May Lose 7 out of 10 Tech Employees Over the Next Year

19 October 2021

The Great Resignation: Businesses May Lose 7 out of 10 Tech Employees Over the Next Year

Author: Heather Nezich

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.

Workers Rely on Employers to Make Them Feel Comfortable in Return to Work

12 October 2021

Workers Rely on Employers to Make Them Feel Comfortable in Return to Work

Author: Heather Nezich

A new Randstad USA survey found that workers have health and safety concerns around returning to work. The survey revealed three main findings:

Employee Resilience is Dependent Upon Employer Support

6 October 2021

Employee Resilience is Dependent Upon Employer Support

Author: Heather Nezich

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.

Attract and Retain Employees with Voluntary Benefits

28 September 2021

Attract and Retain Employees with Voluntary Benefits

Author: Heather Nezich

A new survey by Corestream revealed that employee demand for voluntary benefits, particularly mental health and financial wellness offerings, to ease burdens brought on by the pandemic is increasing. More employers are offering a larger variety of voluntary benefits categories to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse workforce.
Think Harassment Isn’t Happening at Your Organization?  Maybe it Just Isn’t Being Reported.

21 September 2021

Think Harassment Isn’t Happening at Your Organization? Maybe it Just Isn’t Being Reported.

Author: Heather Nezich

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?
The Future of Work – Employer/Employee Compromise Will be Key

14 September 2021

The Future of Work – Employer/Employee Compromise Will be Key

Author: Heather Nezich

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.

Employees are Burning Out – Encourage Vacations – They Need It!

7 September 2021

Employees are Burning Out – Encourage Vacations – They Need It!

Author: Heather Nezich

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.

 

Limited Options for Unemployed Job Seekers Could Be Hindering Recruitment Efforts

31 August 2021

Limited Options for Unemployed Job Seekers Could Be Hindering Recruitment Efforts

Author: Heather Nezich

CareerBuilder recently shared findings from its latest survey about how the pandemic and its economic fallout continue to shape the workforce. The data shows that across worker groups, pay cuts are common and work from home is not a universal option.  This could be hindering recruitment efforts.

Want to Attract Talent? Build Your Employer Brand

24 August 2021

Want to Attract Talent? Build Your Employer Brand

Author: Heather Nezich

With the challenge in finding talent, how do you stand out to candidates? With a strong employer brand – a company’s identity and reputation as an employer. Organizations with strong employer brands reap multiple benefits. A strong employer brand brand engages and retains current employees and attracts new talent.

From Mandates to Recommendations – What Do Employers Do Now?

17 August 2021

From Mandates to Recommendations – What Do Employers Do Now?

Author: Heather Nezich

The CDC's updated guidance suggesting facial coverings be worn in "public indoor settings" adds a new but hopefully surmountable barrier to returning the workforce to the office. The latest guidance has frustrated some employers who are attempting to develop sensible policies to return their workforce to offices.

The Great Divide – Six Gaps Between Leader and Employee Sentiment on Employee Experience

10 August 2021

The Great Divide – Six Gaps Between Leader and Employee Sentiment on Employee Experience

Author: Heather Nezich

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.

Quick Hits - August 11, 2021

10 August 2021

Quick Hits - August 11, 2021

Author: Heather Nezich

VETS 4212 reporting open:  The VETS 4212 reporting tools are open.  Federal contractors and subcontractors with $150,000 or more in contracts are required to file.  The tool closes as of September 30, 2021.   For more information, go to DOL VETS. 

Workplace Reopening FAQs – Employee Conflict Around COVID

3 August 2021

Workplace Reopening FAQs – Employee Conflict Around COVID

Author: Heather Nezich

As the COVID-19 pandemic enters a new phase and employees return to the workplace, some employers may need to face controversial issues regarding vaccinated and unvaccinated employees. Below are some considerations, provided by Ogletree Deakins, for employers as they take steps to prevent or resolve workplace disagreements regarding vaccines and other workplace safety measures to help employees focus on work.

What’s Really Causing the Labor Shortage?

27 July 2021

What’s Really Causing the Labor Shortage?

Author: Heather Nezich

Many assume that today’s labor shortage is due to the additional unemployment benefits being provided by the federal government through September.  But is this really the case?

New Study Shows That Men and Women Have Significantly Different Beliefs as to What Constitutes Sexual Harassment

20 July 2021

New Study Shows That Men and Women Have Significantly Different Beliefs as to What Constitutes Sexual Harassment

Author: Heather Nezich

Earlier this week, TalentLMS, a leading learning management system, and The Purple Campaign, a nonprofit organization dedicated to ending sexual harassment in the workplace, released the results of a survey on sexual harassment training at work. The results reveal that men and women have significantly different beliefs as to what constitutes sexual harassment.
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