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10 HR Technology Disruptions to Expect in 2018

A new report finds that HR technology market is reinventing itself—and that three key microtrends are driving the reinvention.  In the report from Bersin by Deloitte, Principal & Founder Josh Bersin identifies these mircrotrends as: Changes in the overall technology landscape, by which changes in overall technology changes are quickly bringing new functionality to the […]

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HR Works: Concierge Program Helps Working Mothers Stay on Career Path

We hear a lot of talk expressing concern about the under-representation of women in corporate boardrooms.  And we know that one substantial factor that can slow down the professional advancement of women is starting a family. But what can actually be done to minimize the disruption of women’s career paths, particularly for working mothers?    In […]

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How Are Employers Impacted by Wage Garnishment?

A new study by ADP Research Institute examines statistics and trends of wage garnishment of U.S. employees.  The white paper, The U.S. Wage Garnishment Landscape: Through the Lens of the Employer, includes details on where garnishments are most prevalent and which firms and industries tend to see higher garnishments and rates of garnishment.  It also […]

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Massachusetts Software and IT Salary Trends Revealed

A new report form Northeast talent acquisition firm WinterWyman Search provides fresh data on salary trends for software and IT positions in Massachusetts.  The report found that salaries in IT have increased by 10% in the past 2 years, while salaries in software have increased by 8% in the same period.  The survey further found […]

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HR Works: Keurig Brews Employee Engagement Via Volunteerism & Source Trips

Employee engagement—everyone agrees it’s important for productivity and retention, but not everyone is able to describe it or measure it. To help us boost engagement at our organizations, representatives from Keurig Green Mountain join us for Episode 43 of HR Works: The Podcast for Human Resources. The company is known a great place to work […]

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Infographic: Should You ‘Friend’ Your Coworkers on Social Media?

Do workers “like” the idea of office friendships crossing over into social media? According to a new survey—released by OfficeTeam—male employees and those ages 18 to 34 find it more acceptable to connect with colleagues on social media than their counterparts.

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Infographic: What’s Driving Hiring Across the Country for 2018?

Recently, recruiters for staffing firm, Robert Half, weighed in on the factors that are driving job seekers’ decisions when it comes to finding work in the competitive hiring market. What are professionals looking for in a new role? How can organizations hire and keep the best talent? Learn more in this infographic from Robert Half.

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Hiring Trends for Q4 2017 Remain Positive; Uptick in Manufacturing Jobs

U.S. employers expect the pace of hiring to remain positive in Q4, with one in five employers (21%) planning to add staff. Of the more than 11,500 U.S. employers surveyed, 71% expect to maintain their headcounts, just 6% expect workforce reductions and 2% are unsure. Employers across all sectors report favorable hiring intentions, with those […]

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HR Works: Expand Your Onboarding Beyond the ‘New Hire’ Experience

Does your onboarding process mainly consist of new hire paperwork and introductions to staff and management?  Mimi Jerkan and Marina Vasich of SilkRoad, a global leader in talent activation, say that onboarding should involve much more than the new hire experience, and should encompass the entire employee journey. They call it ‘strategic onboarding’ and they’re […]

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