The word wellness, for most people, refers to physical health relating primarily to diet and exercise. By taking a broader view—one of well-being—we realize that physical health is only one aspect of creating a balanced lifestyle.
Gamification is about driving motivation, with the hope of engrossing us and mesmerizing us just as games do. In business, gamification isn’t about games developed for businesses, but the prudently calculated use of prevailing game design methods (design, action, fun, and competition) and procedures (leaderboards, points, and badges) to achieve a business outcome.
by Genevieve Carlton, talent management consultant, Caliper It’s no secret that Millennials, the generation of workers who are now between the ages of 18 to 34, have been on the receiving end of some less-than-positive reviews in the media lately. All you have to do is Google the phrase “Millennials in the workplace” and you […]
As the economy continues to improve, so do the chances of your employees looking for new job opportunities. A recent survey from Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement and health solutions business of Aon plc, finds 52% of employees are open to leaving their current employers for new opportunities. Of these employees, 44% are actively […]
Happiness at work is something nearly everyone wants, but it varies by an employee’s age, gender, and field, among other factors. This is one of the findings of a new comprehensive study of more than 12,000 U.S. and Canadian workers by Robert Half, in collaboration with world-renowned happiness and well-being expert Nic Marks. The research […]
Recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) has become much more than just a solution for high-volume, permanent placement, and as such, organizations need to be prepared to harness and leverage the additional assets RPO can provide. This is according to a new white paper released by ManpowerGroup Solutions, the world’s largest RPO provider, part of ManpowerGroup.
In yesterday’s Advisor, Bob Kelleher, author/speaker at the SHRM 2016 Annual Conference & Exposition discussed engagement and hiring. Today we’ll hear what he has to say about employment branding and developing brand ambassadors.
Moving Up Faster According to this report by Development Dimensions International, Aggressive-growth organizations, such as those in the high-tech industry, have a significantly higher proportion of Millennials* (30 percent) in leadership positions than organizations with cautious growth (25 percent) or no to low growth (21 percent). However, organizations that rely on a greater supply of […]
Employers that establish a defined workplace culture of wellness can achieve widespread positive impact on the health and productivity of their employees while increasing engagement in company mission and goals, according to a study released by Humana Inc. and The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU).
Facilitating real-time engagement and genuine connections with fellow employees will create the company culture that retains Millennial workers.