Organizations are spending more and more time focusing on conveying their employer brand when recruiting candidates—generally, these efforts are intended to give potential candidates insights into company culture, as well as what they might expect in their day-to-day experience at the company. But one area that employers may overlook when crafting and projecting their brand […]
Cyber warfare can be used for all kinds of purposes, not just the hacking of politicians’ or political parties’ emails. Businesses and financial institutions are all fair game. To protect digital assets, which include proprietary information and sensitive personnel data, employers need to double down in this age of hacking and set up systems to […]
Does your office policy allow for pets in the workplace? According to 89% of HR managers, pets are not allowed in the workplace, but that doesn’t mean HR managers think pets are a distraction.
Workers’ ability to juggle the demands of the office and home is on the upswing, with those in charge greatly aiding the cause, new research suggests. In the Robert Half Management Resources survey, the majority of professionals (52%) said their work/life balance has improved from 3 years ago. Nine in 10 respondents (91%) reported their […]
Are your employees seated at a desk for 8 hours a day? Do they make any attempts to get up and move? Studies have shown that sitting for extended periods of time may be extremely detrimental to your health. Corporate wellness programs may play a huge key in keeping employees healthy and happy, but would […]
The insecurity around asking for a raise is not new but has changed over time, according to a 3-year study conducted by Robert Half. Last year, only 46% of professionals felt confident when asking for a raise; in 2015, the percentage was 56%.
EPISODE 36 Retention, engagement, and branding—as the battle to find and keep top talent intensifies, this trio of topics continues to gain in importance for all HR managers. BLR recently completed a survey on these topics, which was sponsored by SilkRoad. To help us gain additional perspective we asked SilkRoad’s Mimi Jerkan to join us […]
EPISODE 35 HR execs are getting better and better at the basics of HR management and many have also improved at the strategic level. Dave Ulrich, the man some call the “father of modern HR,” joins us on HR Works: The Podcast for Human Resources to discuss the roles and skills HR executives must assume […]
Should professionals’ pay be public knowledge? Employers in the advertising and marketing fields don’t think so, according to a new study from staffing firm The Creative Group. More than eight in 10 creative executives interviewed (82%) said their organization refrains from publicizing employees’ compensation. Of those respondents, 61% feel pay transparency would decrease staff morale.
As the work culture is changing, employees no longer feel the need to stay with a company if they are unhappy with its culture and environment. When employees start feeling unhappy in their workplace, they generally hide this from other colleagues and their bosses. They also take some time to assess within themselves if they really […]