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?
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?
Whether your preferences lean toward shortbread or gingerbread, this holiday season’s cookie exchange could possibly be the sourcing tool you are looking for. Sourcing “jam sessions” are a newer concept taking shape within organizations that welcome the input of their hiring managers, talent acquisition (TA) professionals, and subject matter experts into the selection process. And they do it over food.
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.
Jabra, the global leader in audio and communication technology, recently revealed the top workplace productivity trends for 2018. The trends are based on a survey among business professionals in the U.S., UK, Germany, and France.
It’s been the calling card of any job seeker. From the French origin, résumé, meaning “summary,” Leonardo DiVinci is credited as the first one to use such a document when he was seeking a commission in 1482.
A majority of Americans (62%) agree that apprenticeships—or “earn while learning” vocational opportunities—make people more employable than going to college, according to the results of the latest American Staffing Association Workforce Monitor® survey of more than 2,000 U.S. adults conducted online by The Harris Poll.
Employees today are more likely to job hop than ever before. Millennials in particular have earned, whether legitimate or not, a reputation for job hopping. But the latest research shows that if employees, even Millennials, are engaged and have learning opportunities in the workplace, they are less likely to leave.
The Wall Street Journal got people talking last week about a recruiting trend: downskilling. Coined by Alicia Modestino of Northeastern University, the concepts of downskilling are simple in theory: lessen the former favored “four-year college degree” and requisite experience to broaden your overall talent pool.
Being a working parent can be especially challenging in the summer. But according to a recent CareerBuilder survey, the majority of working parents feel that it is possible to have it all. Of workers who have a child living at home, 78% say it's possible to be equally successful in your career and as a parent.
Allowing employees to use their own personal electronic devices for doing work presents compliance concerns. From the human resources compliance perspective, employers’ concern is often focused on non-exempt employees being paid legally for working off the clock by responding to emails, texts, and phone calls after hours. Other compliance concerns include performance management, discrimination, harassment, privacy, and safety.
According to the LIMRA Secure Retirement Institute (LIMRA SRI) study “Selecting the Right Carrots: How Employers Can Incent Employees to Delay Retirement,” encouraging employees to delay retirement benefits both the employer and the employee.
School might be letting out soon, but most workplaces continue throughout the season with no break. With summers being so short here in Michigan, some employers offer special, summer-only perks to add some fun over the summer.
Last week at the 8th annual Compensation & Benefits Conference, ASE released the long-awaited results of ASE’s 2018 Compensation Survey. Those in attendance were able to get a first look at the results and historical trends.
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