Staying at home may be the best way to get the most done at work, according to a new Korn Ferry survey of professionals regarding working virtually.
In the 2018 article, The Gig Economy-Is Employment in the U.S. Changing?, we discussed the details of a trending form of employment that was sweeping the U.S. workforce. The article described a study by Intuit predicting that by 2020, 40% of American workers would be independent contractors.
Shadow boards are a new concept where organizations put together a group of non-executive employees that work with senior management on strategic initiatives. They help organizations solve two problems – disengaged younger workers and keeping up with changing market conditions.
From technology to employee and applicant expectation, HR is never going to be the same. And depending on the administrations, additional costs and burdens will have to be accounted for, while working with a much smaller staff and budget. An election is coming up again-2016 déjà vu it seems. Technology is moving so fast, and budgets cannot keep up.
Whether your team won or lost on Sunday, Super Bowl LIV may seem to be a distant memory; however, a recent survey conducted by Workforce Institute at Kronos indicates that effects of Super Bowl Sunday are not memories, but rather an event that can wreak havoc for your company for quite some time. Monday, February 3rd, was the largest-ever anticipated day of Super Bowl-related absenteeism since 2005.
ASE’s partner, McLean & Company, has released the ASE edition of its 2020 HR Trends Report. This report highlights ways traditional HR practices and assumptions are being challenged as we transition into this new decade.
For remote workers, meeting engagement can be a challenge. If the meetings are mixed live and virtual, it may be difficult for the remote worker to participate or identify the signs of the atmosphere of the meeting, even if a video feed is used by the entire audience.
With the unemployment rate at a record low, employers are looking for new ways to stand out. Employee well-being is at the top of the list. According to ASE’s Workplace Flexibility Survey, it is not uncommon for organizations to offer flexible hours (83%) or telecommuting (62%) options to their staff, but only 23% of Michigan employers offer compressed workweeks. Could this be changing soon?
ASE regularly reports on electronic communications policy concerns and developments so our members can maintain their best policy and practices as well as make adjustments to their policies when necessary.
Last week we wrote about the importance of having clear job titles to reduce gender bias. On a similar note, Fitsmallbusiness.com recently released a list of the 15 most inflated titles of 2019, which, if anything, is worth the laugh:
Likely yes, but the question is to what extent should it control the clothes worn to work. A new study by Randstad said 33% of employees responding would not only leave their job if they were required to follow a conservative dress code, but they would also forgo a $5,000 salary bump to be able to dress casually.
In the coming weeks, millions of employees and their families will be making important decisions about their health care and other employee benefits for 2020. The National Business Group on Health (NBGH), using data from its annual Large Employer Health Care Strategy and Plan Design Survey, has unveiled six trends employees can expect to see in their open enrollment packages.
The rise of cloud computing and teleconferencing represent both the biggest opportunity for growth as well as the most significant organizational challenge to companies around the world, according to new research by Condeco presented in The Modern Workplace 2019: People, Places & Technology.
With the growing popularity and demand for remote work, coworking space is expected to show continued growth over the next several years. Younger workers favor flexible office space over traditional office settings, according to BBG, a leading commercial real estate due diligence firm.
A new survey by Glassdoor shows that more than three-quarters (77%) of adults would consider a company's culture before applying for a job there, and well over half (56%) say company culture is more important than salary when it comes to job satisfaction.
Given the new employment scenario – unemployment at 3.6% and the number of jobs advertised exceeding the number of available workers, HR has to be creative. Coupled with baby boomers retiring at about 10,000 per day, employers are facing both the loss of irreplaceable workers as well as a knowledge fund that can sustain the business as it adapts to various disruptions, whether technology or demand.
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