It’s long been a perception in some circles that the corporate fat cats don’t have the best interests of the working man (or woman) in mind. But, what if that group of fat cats included those workers? That is, in essence, what Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has been proposing.
Category: Human Resources
HR training must cover a lot. From training new employees to experienced managers, you have your work cut out for you. But with articles covering team building, FMLA, FLSA, job descriptions, hiring, and more, we’ll help you stay on top of the latest in training and compliance.
In a previous post, we discussed that 31% of U.S. employees—in a recent Beqom survey—feel they are not being paid fairly based on age or race, while 48% believe women are underpaid relative to men.
In a previous post, we discussed some survey results from a recent Blind report, which showed that 25.8% of employees feel their employers go to unreasonable lengths to monitor their online activity. Blind also cited research from SAGE, which shows that two-thirds of employers utilize some form of electronic monitoring of employees.
In a tight labor market, employers are constantly looking for new ways to attract and retain top talent. Many companies offer generous benefits packages, flexible work hours, and other incentives. But data consistently show that financial compensation in the form of salaries and bonuses still represents the biggest draw for many employees.
“Workplace culture” didn’t really become a buzz phrase until around a decade or so ago when start-ups really started to gain more recognition and influence across the world, shortly after the dot-com bubble burst.
Continuing yesterday’s post, here are six additional action items you’ll want to contemplate doing if you want to develop a more diverse workforce and workplace at your organization.
It’s becoming more and more important for hiring managers and learning and development (L&D) professionals to develop a more diverse workforce and workplace right now.
Since the #MeToo movement began last year, and Starbucks decided to close its doors for a mandatory unconscious bias training for its employees, a lot of businesses have started taking a much closer look at their harassment prevention training programs and policies.
One-third of the more than 1,000 executives surveyed recently, consisting mostly of men, said that they’ve adjusted their behaviors at work to avoid what could be perceived as sexual harassment in the wake of the #MeToo movement.
In a previous post, we discussed Amazon’s recent announcement to raise the minimum wage of all U.S. employees to $15 per hour on November 1, 2018. The move was lauded by the likes of 2018 Democratic presidential hopeful and Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.