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.

CareerBuilder Looks at How Career Expectations Differ Between Generations

Are you more ambitious than a 12th grader? They may not be in the workforce as adults just yet, but as the next generation of workers, high school seniors have already formed solid opinions around life in the working world. A new CareerBuilder survey looks at how the next generation of workers compare to America’s […]

Stress a Top Factor for Employee Absenteeism

The impact of stressed employees on the organization is a major human capital issue. According to the Towers Watson 2013/2014 Staying@Work™ survey, 78% of employers identify stress as the top risk factor for their workforce, leading to lost productivity due to unplanned absence. “Leading-edge thinking in human resources dictates: Take care of your employees and […]

Tech Companies Ahead of the Curve on Paid Leave

By Susan Schoenfeld, JD In technology, innovation is the key to economic survival. So it is not surprising that, recently, two tech industry giants announced innovation in paid leave benefits for their employees as a means of attracting and retaining top talent.

How to Build a Connective Culture at Work

In yesterday’s Advisor, Dalton Kehoe, PhD, author of Mindful Management: The Neuroscience of Trust and Effective Workplace Leadership, discussed the “critical couple” of manager and employee, as well as how the emotional mind contributes to employee engagement. Today Dr. Kehoe has a few tips on how to build a connective culture—and introduces the 5 C’s […]

Employee Engagement

Control vs. Connection and the ‘Critical Couple’

With over 4 decades of experience as a teacher, an organizational change practitioner, and a communications consultant, Dalton Kehoe, PhD, knows how to manage well and drive engagement. Dr. Kehoe, author of Mindful Management: The Neuroscience of Trust and Effective Workplace Leadership, has some tips for our readers. The problem: Only 30% of U.S. workers […]

unemployment

Workers Actively Seeking Jobs Declines Significantly, According to New Report

With the U.S. unemployment rate standing at 5.1%—its lowest level since 2008—conventional wisdom suggests that workers would be aggressively pursuing new employment opportunities. However, a new “Global Talent Monitor” report released by CEB (a best practice insight and technology company), announced recently in a press release, indicates that the number of U.S. employed workers actively […]

Key Trends in Recruiting to Identify, Engage, and Hire Top Talent

Based on its research report, “The Randstad Sourceright 2015 Talent Trends Report,” Randstad Sourceright has shared insight on some of the top trends in recruiting that promise to change the way organizations identify, engage, and ultimately hire top talent in the coming years and how employers can adapt procedures to these changes to ensure a […]