“Workplace wellness programs cover over 50 million workers and are intended to reduce medical spending, increase productivity, and improve well-being. Yet, limited evidence exists to support these claims,” conclude three university researchers in a newly published study.
The world of recruiting has changed. For most employers, gone are the days of the résumé drop box in the lobby, welcoming walk-ins interested in filling out a paper application, or entertaining calls asking to speak to HR about open positions listed in the newspaper.
The industry focus on engagement as a cure-all for organizational woes continues to be misguided. Instead, human resource (HR) departments need to focus on employee experiences. Bold? Yes. Backed by data? Absolutely. Two recent studies (2016 and 2017) found that the top drivers of 30+ organizations’ outcomes were management, job fit, and senior leadership—with management […]
by Dan Oswald Have you ever noticed that as you get older, time seems to speed up? When I was a kid, a year seemed like forever. Now, not so much. We’re more than halfway through 2017. I know, it seems like we just celebrated New Year’s, and now we’re looking at the 4th of […]
In high school, we had to take a test that helped us determine what we wanted to be when we graduated. I’m not sure if all high school students had to go through that test, but if so, I’m curious to know what your results said you were going to be—and are you actually in […]
Ah, the annual (or semi-annual) performance appraisal. One of the few rituals of work life that’s loathed in almost equal measure by employees, managers, and HR alike.
As national leaders debate ways to tackle health care troubles, employers may need to get creative in helping employees afford the health care they need. One way they can do that is by offering supplemental benefits.
As a Human Resource (HR) professional, reviewing application materials and interviewing applicants is a part of your job—so you probably feel like you have the process down pat.
Complimentary Webinar: 5 Things You Should Know About Employee Recognition in 2017 Date: Wednesday, February 01, 2017 Time: 02:00 PM Eastern Standard Time Sponsored by Is your organization’s employee recognition program ready for 2017? Find out what you need to know about employee recognition for the year ahead. In this webinar you will learn… 1. How […]
A new study from Visier, a provider of Workforce Intelligence, has found that although organizations today are spending more money than ever on recruiting, 52% of hiring managers are unable to predict the long-term success of their new hires. Furthermore, the study found that 71% of hiring managers said that to increase the quality of […]