The short answer is yes. Color can affect workers’ moods. The colors you decorate an office space with can impact employee behavior and productivity.
A survey conducted by BigRentz, a construction equipment rental company, found that a majority of young Americans ages 18 to 24 do not believe they can get a high-paying job from attending trade school.
American workers are working longer and harder than every before…and their stress levels show it. Virtually every employee is affected by job stress at some point.
CareerBuilder released the findings of its annual hiring study, which revealed that 40% of employers plan to hire full-time, permanent employees in 2019, and 47% plan to recruit part-time workers. The war for talent continues on.
While unintentional, many workplaces become labeled as toxic by their employees. How can leadership identify this when it happens, and can it be repaired?
Namely, the leading HR platform for mid-sized companies, has published its annual HR Careers Report, which offers insights into the human resource profession around demographics, diversity, pay, and more.
Employers are increasingly broadening their scope of employee benefits to meet the changing demands of the workforce. Telemedicine, employee discount programs, and elder-care resources top the list of most used employee benefits in 2018.
One out of every three American adults currently are or previously have been in a workplace romance, according to a new poll released by SHRM—the Society for Human Resource Management. To help deal with the complications of workplace romance, many organizations implement love contracts.
A new Accountemps survey found that more than nine in 10 senior managers (94%) are open to rehiring boomerang employees – staff members who previously left the company on good terms. However, the survey also revealed that former employees were not quite as eager for a reunion, with only 52% of workers likely to apply for a position with a previous company.
Today's HR departments suffer from several major blind spots, according to the HR Blind Spot Report 2018 from HR.com and Ipsos. By understanding and addressing these blind spots, HR professionals can maximize their ability to achieve crucial organizational goals.
Today’s workplace continues to evolve due to ever changing technology advancements. Some of the top trends include cybersecurity, remote work, voice search, cloud computing, and more.
In the U.S., full-time employees generally work 40+ hours per week. We work more than most first world nations including Germany, France, and England. But are we as productive?
Employer law suits have increased over the years. And whether legitimate or not, they cost employers time and money. Many of these lawsuits are not triggered by blatant abuse of employment laws, but rather simple managerial mistakes.
Every year, workplaces throughout the U.S. become incubators for the flu virus, with employees and employers likely fueling the flames, according to a new survey from Staples Business Advantage. More than two in five employed adults (44%) reported contracting the flu last year, and 45% of those respondents blamed their colleagues – yet many workers and employers are failing to take proactive steps to prevent the disease’s spread.
According to Global Workforce Analytics 4.3 million employees now work from home at least half the time. In addition, Gallup reports that 43% of U.S. workers say they have telecommuted at some point in their career. With the growing population of telecommuters, are these workers feeling less connected and isolated or happier and more engaged?
Emotional Intelligence is critically important at the workplace, yet it can be difficult to assess during the interview process. Even so, it’s often considered even more important than technical skills.
Flu season has arrived and one of the biggest hazards might be your own employees, or you. Why? People coming to work sick, otherwise known as presenteeism. According to an office team survey 70% of workers admit to frequently going to work sick.
Low unemployment and high demand for talent is creating a recruiting environment where job seekers and newly hired employees are in control. CareerBuilder and SilkRoad have released the results of a new survey conducted by The Harris Poll identifying job seekers' and new employees' expectations for hiring and onboarding.
Wondering how to manage Millennials? Some suggest to stop thinking of them as Millennials as a solution. A study published in the Journal of Managerial Psychology shows there are many more attitude and behavioral differences within generations than between them.
Retaining talent is number one on the list for many, if not most, organizations. Today’s employees can change jobs with much more ease than even five years ago. You can google “employee retention” and find hundreds of how to’s, but why not learn from those who are already winning the war for talent.
The same qualities that describe a good listener, describe a good leader: respect, concern, an openness to new ideas, empathy, compassion, curiosity, trust, loyalty, and receptivity. However, one of the lowest rated behaviors in 360-feedback surveys for managers is listening.
Drama – every workplace has it. It can be annoying, but it can also cause bigger problems, including a loss to the bottom line.
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