For many workers, 2017 will end on an extra merry note. According to new research from global staffing firm Robert Half, more than half of senior managers surveyed (51%) said they expect year-end bonus levels to be at least somewhat higher than 2016.
When you spend 40 hours, or more, a week with the same group of people, someone is bound to get on your nerves. Olivet Nazarene University recently conducted a survey of 2,000 American workers to find out what some of the most common workplaces annoyances are; the results are highlighted in the infographic below.
We hear a lot about how technology solutions will or can make HR’s job easier—and most of us, but perhaps not all—have implemented tech into facets of one or more of our major roles: applicant tracking, development of our ‘talent pools’ (and recruiting passive candidates), onboarding and pre-boarding, performance management, succession planning, training and more. […]
The latest edition of an annual workplace survey by Staples has found that employees strongly crave flexibility when it comes to where they work. Among the findings, outlined in the infographic below, are that employees expect employers to offer them the opportunity to work remotely, that they crave more privacy (and fewer distractions) when working, […]
Ho-Ho-Ho No! A new survey by Accountemps, which gauged employee happiness and stress during the holiday season, found that more than a third (35%) of office professionals reported they are more stressed during the holidays. The Accountemps infographic below identifies these causes and provides input from employees on what they think their employers could do […]
With the rise of flextime, casual dress codes, and work-from-anywhere technology, most businesses are not nearly as traditional as they used to be. Yet the “thank-you” note remains a job-search mainstay, suggests a new survey from staffing firm Accountemps.
With the advent of so much choice online, brick and mortar retailers need to focus on things like excellent customer service more and more in order to draw customers in and ensure they return again and again. To do this, they require high quality staff: Consistently reliable and hardworking retail staff can be challenging to […]
There’s no shortage of reminders these days that harassment is still a major issue for employers. And it’s particularly challenging—as we’ve seen all too often lately in the news—when an executive is a harasser or when a company culture implicitly condones or perpetuates sexual harassment or a hostile work environment. With increased attention on the […]
The holidays are officially upon us! A new survey, released by Randstad US, highlights American workers’ attitudes and preferences about the holiday season in the workplace. It revealed that, for some, the holidays truly are the most wonderful time of the year. For others, the season is fraught with tricky questions, like “Should I give […]
A new survey conducted among more than 2,200 CFOs reveals they consider social responsibility programs, such as charitable giving and volunteer community service, to be important to their business. The below infographic from Robert Half breaks down the numbers and lists the ways CFOs believe that social responsibility goes beyond an act of good will […]