Millennials now make up the bulk of the workforce, and most of them want to work for socially responsible employers.
Employee feedback, compliance, government forms, leave policies, recruiting: the list of tasks that an HR professional have to perform is nearly endless. Just as important as any one task is how professionals put them all together into a united front. Welcome to the Strategic HR topic.
In today’s workforce, upskilling employees is necessary and unavoidable if you want your organization to remain competitive and profitable.
Many companies use mentorship or “buddy” programs to help with onboarding efforts or as part of the employee development plan for the mentee or the junior person in the mentor/buddy relationship.
Setting workers up for success should be at the forefront of every leader’s mind, but many workers feel their company doesn’t know what they want or need in order to succeed—and we’re not talking about success on the job (more on that later). As the hiring of hourly workers increases for the holidays, let’s take […]
A recent article on LinkedIn highlights the growing trend of using telecommuting as an employee benefit. More and more job candidates are negotiating the opportunity to work from home at least 1 day (or more) a week. As remote work continues to rise in popularity, it makes you wonder: Will these digital nomads make up […]
Thinking about employee engagement as a customer service issue can create some real opportunities for improvement.
It’s no secret that we’re currently in a tight labor market. Our country’s unemployment rate is hovering near a 10-year low at 3.7%, and we continue to see job growth in nearly every industry every month. As Millennials become the largest generation in the labor market and more seasoned workers continue to retire, HR departments […]
Everyone talks about how to improve employee retention rates and reduce turnover, especially in this low unemployment environment. After all, we all know how time-consuming and expensive it is to replace employees when they leave. We know how much more efficient it is to keep good employees in place rather than having to constantly be […]
Many organizations like Boeing and Apple already rely on challenge-based learning to train and develop their workforces. And with the steady pace of advanced technological innovation and automation in the workplace, other organizations are also beginning to implement this type of learning for their employees.
The way we work has drastically changed with the advent of technology, and because of this, employers must change with the times in order to succeed.