There has been a lot of coverage in recent years as Millennials have entered and moved up the ranks in the workforce. As contrasted with Baby Boomers and Generation X, Millennials are often described as being more tech-savvy and valuing greater work/life balance than their predecessors.
In a recent post, we discussed an economic letter written for the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco (FRBSF) in which it argued that the gap between U.S. and Canadian policies and structures around support for women working while raising children is the primary contributor to a large gap between the labor participation rate for […]
It’s not uncommon for employees to feel that they are undervalued and, consequently, underpaid. But, while some employees seem adept at building the case for a pay raise, others struggle to do the same, continuing to feel frustrated and sometimes even choosing to leave the organization in search of better pay. It may be that […]
Recent research suggests the human resources (HR) department’s increasing impact on an organization’s bottom line and its ultimate success. Basically, your organization’s success or failure will depend on how it manages its people and job candidates during the stages of their life cycles with your organization.
In a previous post, we discussed two steady trends that are increasingly requiring businesses and other organizations to rethink their approach to leadership training.
According to Deloitte research, the corporate wellness market is projected to be worth $11.3 billion by 2021, and two-thirds of organizations inside the United States already claim that well-being programs are a critical part of their employment brand and culture.
In two previous posts, we’ve been discussing the importance of measuring onboarding efforts, as well as some basic steps toward developing a measurement program. Here, we’re going to look at some specific types of both qualitative and quantitative measurements.
Onboarding is key to any HR unit. It’s a critical time in an employee’s early development and sets the stage for the rest of his or her time with your organization. Just as with meeting a new person, first impressions matter.
It’s no secret that healthcare costs have become a major strain on the finances of many companies—and individuals—across the country. Organizations at all levels are trying to find ways to save money by either limiting benefits or keeping employees healthier or some combination of the two.
Conducting business via the cloud will be the norm, even for laggards, in 2019. And if you haven’t migrated your L&D department, its operations, and its learning management system (LMS) to the cloud by now, you’ll be missing out on a lot this year, and your competition will outpace you.