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Development & Evaluation, Engagement

As the Ranks of Older Workers Grows, Employers Urged to Capitalize on the Trend

January 30, 2024

Via: HR Hero

It’s become a mantra resounding from more and more employers: Good help is hard to find. For years now, employers have bemoaned their inability to recruit and retain workers for the full range of employment, everything from low- to high-skill […]


Communication, Development & Evaluation

5 in-demand leadership skills to empower future leaders

September 11, 2023

Via: HR Dive

Prioritize leadership development by helping employees become more effective and empowered. Learning and development is vital to any company wanting to build and retain top talent. According to the Harris Poll, 70% of employees would leave their current company for […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

5 HR Trends That Should Be on Your Radar in 2023

January 23, 2023

Via: HR Hero

Although the labor market is tight and employees are becoming more selective about how and where they work, workers have had an extremely difficult few years. From the immediate transition to remote work (along with countless other disruptions caused by […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Why Are Employees Leaving Their Jobs?

November 2, 2022

Via: HR Hero

By now, we are all familiar with the Great Resignation. Even as the labor market shows signs of continuing improvement, as many as 40% of employees are thinking about leaving their job. Remote work; compensation; and diversity, equity and inclusion […]


Research

7 Important Stats on the Future of Remote Work

October 31, 2022

Via: HR Exchange Network

Remote work is a popular subject with Human Resources leaders gathering around the virtual water cooler. Most people in business have discussed the future of remote work ad nauseum. However, recently, headlines have focused on what’s going to happen to […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Why Employers Should Lean Into Remote Work as a Perk

October 12, 2022

Via: HR Hero

There is an ongoing debate in corporate America about the appropriate future for remote work. Some employers feel remote work detracts from productivity and collaboration, and many have already brought their staff back to the office for good. Other employers […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Limits to Scheduling Flexibility Did Not Show Discriminatory Motive

October 4, 2022

Via: SHRM

An employee who violated a paid-time-off (PTO) policy was not retaliated against for time off due to her disabilities, the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled. In 2017, Brooks Life Science Inc. hired the plaintiff, a Black woman who […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Promoting Generational Diversity in the Workplace

June 7, 2022

Via: Spark

Today’s workplace is more diverse than ever, which is good. Numerous studies have proven that diversity offers significant business benefits and enhances workplace culture. However, while diversity is beneficial, it can be complicated to promote and manage. Generational diversity in […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Lack of flexibility pushes half of women to consider leaving job

May 16, 2022

Via: Personnel Today

A survey of more than 2,000 workers and 503 hiring managers commissioned by LinkedIn found that 21% of women feel their career progression has been negatively impacted by a lack of flexible working, while 25% have taken a career break […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Companies Are Changing Bereavement Policies in Response to Employee Needs

April 7, 2022

Via: SHRM

The COVID-19 pandemic has focused attention on a topic that typically doesn’t get much consideration from HR: employee bereavement policies. In a time when some employees are still mourning the loss of loved ones from the disease, many organizations are […]


Workplace wellness

Employers will turn to well-being strategies to support reopening plans, survey shows

April 4, 2022

Via: HR Dive

Employee well-being took a direct hit from the pandemic. The Business Group’s May 2021 survey, conducted in tandem with outsourcing firm Alight Solutions, found that just 40% of employees said they held a positive view of their overall well-being, down […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Empowering the Next Generation of Women Leaders

March 9, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Diverse leadership drives successful organizations. Deloitte research suggests companies with an inclusive culture are six times more likely to be innovative and twice as likely to reach financial goals—or surpass those goals. Businesses with more women in senior leadership positions […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Zenefits VP of People Operations: Offer benefits that help working parents

February 22, 2022

Via: HRD America

The talent shortage is hitting the tech industry harder than most. Nearly 50% of tech recruiters are struggling to fill positions because they can’t find enough qualified candidates, according to a recent survey by San Francisco-based technical talent analysis platform […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Employee Relocation and Mobility Policies Need Greater Flexibility – New Study by CapRelo and the HR Research Institute

February 21, 2022

Via: HR Vendor News

An essential element for business success is the ability for employers to find and place talent where an organization needs it, and the challenges presented by the pandemic have proven that they need to be agile and prepared. Some organizations […]


Workplace wellness

New Leadership Focus: Sleep Leadership

February 15, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Corporate norms evolve over time; sometimes, these norms are beneficial for workers’ overall well-being, and sometimes, they are detrimental. In general, though, the driving force behind such shifts is the best interest of the companies employing these workers. For example, […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

How One HR Pro is Moving the Needle Forward by Helping People Get to Where They Want to Be

February 3, 2022

Via: HR Hero

Claudia Ivanova has been involved in the field of human resources (HR) for nearly five years. For our latest Faces of HR profile, we sat down with Claudia to discuss how she got her start in the industry, her biggest […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee development

7 trends likely to shape HR in 2022

January 18, 2022

Via: HR Dive

From the Great Resignation to vaccine mandate confusion, last year was a wild ride for HR. Some things may not have cleared up much — like when the pandemic will end or when the labor market will stabilize — but […]


Development & Evaluation, Employee retention

Equality in Expectations of Personal Life Obligations

December 7, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Workplace flexibility has become increasingly important in recent years. That trend has accelerated in the wake of a pandemic involving illness and a forced shift to remote work for many organizations. More than ever, employees expect some flexibility to leave […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

Why Recruiters Need to Lean into Flexibility and Wellness

December 6, 2021

Via: HR Hero

There’s never been a time when a greater number of people collectively quit their jobs in search of something else. In September 2021 alone, over 4.4 million people left their jobs, according to the latest numbers shared by the U.S. […]


Development & Evaluation, Engagement

The Importance of Having a Remote Work Option

October 28, 2021

Via: HR Hero

Perhaps the biggest silver lining of the COVID-19 pandemic is that companies across the globe have been forced to adopt a remote work policy for staff who aren’t essential to performing work on-site. For millions of workers, this has meant […]