Category: Talent

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.

Infographic: What Motivates Millennials in The Workplace?

As Millennials now outnumber all other generations in the workforce, Michael C. Fina—a provider of global employee recognition and incentive programs—launched a new infographic. The infographic offers organizations insightful details about Millennials’ professional goals and interests. “Most Millennials value work-life integration, personal relationships, and a sense of greater purpose over high salaries or corporate ladders,” […]

Millennials: Managing the ‘We’ Generation

By Bryan Miles, CEO, eaHELP Over the past decade, HR professionals and company leaders have had to adjust their strategies to accommodate two new realities with enormous implications for the workplace. The first is the growing role of technology in company operations, including technologies that make all-remote workforces possible. The second is the rise of […]

generation Z

New Report Names Best Jobs for Generation Z

The first waves of young people born from 1995 through 2010, aka “Generation Z”, are in the process of leaving school for the labor market. This demographic accounts for 25% of the total population, and with the upcoming influx of Generation Z employees, coupled with Baby Boomers’ retirements, the American workforce is growing demonstrably younger. […]

Your Company Culture Is Not a Ping-Pong Table

By Lisa Bodell, CEO of futurethink Over the past 2 decades, our perception of an organization’s culture has become conflated with foosball tables and craft beer on tap. I happen to be a fan of office-sanctioned happy hours, but more often than not, work perks are just the aesthetics of culture. Your company’s culture is […]

5 Notable Trends in Flexible Work Statistics

FlexJobs has compiled key statistics regarding the current state of flexible work in the United States. Based on data from Gallup, FlexJobs, GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com, WorldatWork, and the Pew Research Center, these figures demonstrate positive growth in flexible working from previous years, while also highlighting key points that can lead to more widespread adoption by companies. Flexible […]

5 Strategies to Bring Balance Back to Your Work/Life

What if you could accomplish more in a 40-hour week than your current 50, 60, or 70-hour work week? What if your success was simply a matter of working smarter, not harder? Good time management and organizational skills are a must for successful professionals, yet employees mistakenly take pride in saying that their plates are […]

Keep Executive Productivity from Tanking

Yesterday’s Advisor revealed survey findings that suggested many workers in the United States don’t believe leaders have their best interests at heart. Today guest columnist Ed Chaffin, president of IMPACT Group, has tips for training executive leaders to prevent their productivity from tanking.

Many in U.S. Don’t Believe Leaders Act in Best Interest of Employees

Fierce, Inc., a leadership development and training company, has released research results that reveal sentiments toward leaders in business and politics. Fierce conducted the nationwide survey of several hundred professionals to identify how their views on leadership compared in the business and political worlds.