Only one-fifth of HR professionals are fully confident in their employers’ overall ability to effectively assess the skills of entry-level applicants despite the fact that the majority of these job applicants possess some of the most important skills employers’ value, including dependability and reliability, integrity, respect, and teamwork.
As healthcare costs continue to rise, employers are increasingly examining how their employees are getting their health care, rather than simply trying to shift costs to them, according to a survey by the National Business Group on Health (NBGH).
A new survey findings, released by Transamerica Center for Retirement Studies® (TCRS), reveals that 69% of employers believe most of their employees could work to age 65 and still not save enough to meet their retirement needs, a disturbing finding given the vital societal role that employers play in helping workers save, plan, and prepare […]
New research findings—released by Randstad US–offers a look at job seekers’ perceptions, attitudes, and expectations of the job search process. According to the findings, while most candidates find value in technology, they are frustrated when it supersedes the human aspect of the process. In fact, 82% of respondents agree they are often frustrated with an […]
Are you offering Millennials opportunities to grow and learn in your organization? If not, perhaps you should be, according to the results of a recent survey.
Caregiving ranks among the top 10 employee health and wellness benefits priorities for most employers, says a new survey by Northeast Business Group on Health (NEBGH) in collaboration with AARP. Furthermore, among employers who say caregiving is not a top priority, most are aware of the issue but unable to address it. More than three-quarters […]
If you look around your office right now, how many of your employees or coworkers are engrossed in their cell phones? It’s become all too common to see people more focused on a cell phone screen rather than what’s going on around them. But how is this trend affecting productivity? Would you like to wager […]
With summer officially upon us, many employees are looking forward to their vacations, but paid time off (PTO) restrictions, lack of managerial support, and stress upon returning can all affect that well-planned trip, according to a survey released by leadership development and conversation experts at Fierce, Inc. Fierce surveyed over 1,000 full-time employees across the […]
Nearly 75% of minimum-wage paying firms in the United States say they would reduce current or future employment if the minimum wage is raised to $15 per hour, according to a recent survey of senior finance executives.
New survey findings show that an increasing number of companies are embracing automated policy management systems—even as some organizations are still slow in adopting a more proactive approach to policies.