What can employers do to help ensure the success of digital mindfulness training? It’s no secret that employees can get easily distracted by technology, but a new survey by ComPsych® Corporation, a provider of employee assistance programs, illustrates how pervasive the problem is. In fact, 88% of employees acknowledge that they browse social media outlets […]
New research published in 2017 suggests that a simple payroll loophole could cost U.S. employers more than $373 million every year. The loophole is well-known and widespread. It’s called buddy punching. Recently, TSheets—a cloud-based time tracking app—released new insights into buddy punching, and ways employers can curtail this trend.
Employees are nearly 2-1 in favor of a proposal to allow for comp time to be used in place of overtime in the private sector, according to a survey released by TSheets.
Can you take a joke? Then chances are you’ll go far at your company! A new survey, released by Accountemps®, reveals that having a sense of humor is an important characteristic to have for fitting into most companies’ culture.
Age discrimination should be avoided at all costs; it’s bad for business and could land your company in a legal battle. However, a new study released by phsy.org reveals that almost a third of Australians surveyed say they’ve faced age-based discrimination as young as 45 years old.
HR professionals are charged with keeping employees comfortable, productive, and engaged. As national politics increasingly distract employees from their work, some managers turn to policies or guidelines regarding political expression in the workplace to mitigate these issues.
It’s no mystery Americans love their furry friends and increasingly consider them family members. Banfield Pet Hospital set out to better understand the prevalence, impact, and perceptions of pet-friendly workplaces and other pet-related policies in its second annual PAWrometer™ survey.
As an organization that aims to improve employee health and well-being, Ergotron, Inc. actively engages in research to recognize the impacts of sedentary computer work and educate others on creating workplace cultures of health and movement. Supporting this corporate mission, the company has released findings from its Workplace Movement Assessment, an internal survey of more […]
Although American workers are split in their satisfaction levels with employer-provided benefits, companies offering benefits still have a competitive advantage over those that do not, the Employee Benefit Research Institute (EBRI) found in a recent survey. Satisfaction with an employer’s benefit offerings is crucial to employees’ overall job satisfaction and morale.
According to the annual Employee Job Satisfaction and Engagement Survey conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), job satisfaction remains high, with 89% of surveyed employees saying they were satisfied overall with their jobs (38% reported being very satisfied, and 51% somewhat satisfied).