Tag: Labor Statistics

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Lululemon Expands Full Paid Parental Leave

Having children is a momentous occasion for anyone and often means big changes in one’s personal life. But for those of us in the working world, our personal lives are often inexorably intertwined with our work lives.

college

Is a College Degree Really Required to Do the Job?

A college education is often seen as a path to future career success. Parents begin nurturing and encouraging their children down the college degree path at very young ages—having a degree has long been a “badge of honor” for many students in K–12 settings. But, is it really a requirement to land a good job?

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Amazon Trains Employees for Non-Amazon Jobs

We talk a lot about the importance of training employees how to do their jobs so they can learn and grow and have successful careers at your organization. The time and money you spend training those employees are an investment in the future of your company.

Millennials

Understanding Millennials’ Career and Training Needs

According to Catalyst, a nonprofit organization with a mission to creating diverse workplaces, Millennials will cover 50% of the global workforce by 2020. As of 2015, Millennials have become the largest generation in the American labor force, comprising 35%, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Their characteristics are unique considering they are the […]

Take Our Workplace Violence Quiz!

by Ana Ellington Are you prepared for the possibility of violence in your workplace? In today’s Training Daily Advisor, BLR® Legal Editor Ana Ellington has the facts on workplace violence prevention, plus you can take our quiz to test your knowledge.

New NIOSH Guide Helps You Train to Prevent MSDs

A new publication from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) highlights how workers in grocery stores can reduce strains and sprains when moving materials from the delivery truck to the sales floor. Designed for retail workers and safety experts, Ergonomic Solutions for Retailers uses a series of illustrations to show how and […]