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HR Plays Important Role in Employee Mental Health

17 May 2022

HR Plays Important Role in Employee Mental Health

Author: Heather Nezich

The workforce is currently facing an unprecedented amount of burnout, stress, and loneliness. SHRM and the SHRM Foundation have released Mental Health in America: A 2022 Workplace Report, which shows how HR policies can make an impact and create empathetic communities in the workplace.
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.

Competing for Talent is Becoming a Game of Limbo – How Low Can You Go?

3 May 2022

Competing for Talent is Becoming a Game of Limbo – How Low Can You Go?

Author: Heather Nezich

Limbo is a game where the most limber, or flexible player wins. Sound familiar? Survey after survey is revealing that employees today are seeking more flexibility in their jobs and are willing to change employers to get that flexibility.

Find Untapped Talent by Recognizing Alternative Credentials in Hiring

3 May 2022

Find Untapped Talent by Recognizing Alternative Credentials in Hiring

Author: Heather Nezich

U.S. workers are turning to alternative credentials to enhance and demonstrate skills and work-readiness, according to new research from the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). The new report, The Rise of Alternative Credentials in Hiring, found that nearly half of U.S. workers (45%) say they have some form of an alternative credential. Among those who don't, about half (49%) have considered earning one. However, employers often lack the systems that can identify and validate...
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?

Virtual Healthcare is on the Rise

12 April 2022

Virtual Healthcare is on the Rise

Author: Heather Nezich

Two years after the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, virtual care has become a standard healthcare option among today's companies. In fact, 93% of HR professionals said their organization offers access to virtual care, and about a third of them said their company had started to provide that care within the last two years.  In the most recent ASE Healthcare Insurance Benefits Survey, 63% of ASE survey respondents stated they offer telehealth benefits.

Voluntary Benefits are a Growing and Essential Component of Employee Benefit Packages

5 April 2022

Voluntary Benefits are a Growing and Essential Component of Employee Benefit Packages

Author: Heather Nezich

44% of millennials would consider a job change to secure better benefits, according to a new survey from Buck, an integrated HR, pensions, and benefits consulting, technology, and administration services firm. Faced with increased competition for talent, 72% of employers plan to add additional voluntary benefits.

COVID Wasn’t All Bad – Even Our Pets Agree

29 March 2022

COVID Wasn’t All Bad – Even Our Pets Agree

Author: Heather Nezich

While the COVID pandemic had many negative effects, there was some positive that came out of it – even for our pets!

Can Returning to the Office Have Negative Health Effects?

22 March 2022

Can Returning to the Office Have Negative Health Effects?

Author: Heather Nezich

As more organizations solidify return-to-office plans, a new Korn Ferry survey reveals that most professionals don’t think returning will be healthy for them.

Companies Respond to the Great Resignation with Higher L&D Budgets

15 March 2022

Companies Respond to the Great Resignation with Higher L&D Budgets

Author: Heather Nezich

TalentLMS, a learning management system backed by Epignosis and the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), released a report about the state of learning and development (L&D). Two years into the pandemic and with the Great Resignation in full swing, two surveys conducted among HR managers and employees in the U.S. reveal the ways companies are addressing the talent shortage, skills gaps, and the training roadblocks employees face.
#BreakTheBias – Removing Road Blocks to Women’s Leadership Journeys

8 March 2022

#BreakTheBias – Removing Road Blocks to Women’s Leadership Journeys

Author: Heather Nezich

Yesterday, March 8th, was International Women’s Day, a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. The 2022 theme is #BreakTheBias.

HR Professionals Need Ongoing Learning Too – Invest in Yourself!

1 March 2022

HR Professionals Need Ongoing Learning Too – Invest in Yourself!

Author: Heather Nezich

Although HR professionals tend to be highly educated, they must engage in continuous learning in order to maintain and update their capabilities. Most (95%) HR professionals have at least some college, and 39% have a master’s degree or higher. In addition, 61% have some type of certification in HR management.  Despite all this education, ongoing learning is still crucial.

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.

Is This Where All the Workers Went?

15 February 2022

Is This Where All the Workers Went?

Author: Heather Nezich

With highly skilled talent desiring greater professional control and flexibility than any traditional role could ever afford, the number of independent workers surged dramatically in 2021 – rising 34% to 51.1 million from 38.2 million in 2020. This trend is expected to continue, with 56% of non-freelancing professionals saying they’re likely to freelance in the future.

Workplace Romance on the Rise

8 February 2022

Workplace Romance on the Rise

Author: Heather Nezich

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, what a better time to talk about office romance. The COVID-19 pandemic saw a rise in workplace romances that has remained steady over the past year. A new survey from SHRM found that a third of U.S. workers (33%) report that they're currently involved or have been involved in a workplace romance—6 percentage points higher than before the COVID-19 pandemic.

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