Over the past year, HR professionals have consistently adapted to the COVID-19’s ever changing circumstances. Leaders have found ways for employees to flourish in remote environments, and companies sought out new methods to maintain and develop company culture.
As 2022 quickly approaches, the Great Resignation weighs heavily on every HR professional’s mind. In the past year alone, leaders have seen an unprecedented amount of turnover. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of November 1, there are over 11 million job vacancies.
Throughout the past year, leaders have adapted to COVID-19’s ever-changing influence on the workforce. We spoke with Christy Wyatt, CEO of Absolute Software, to reflect on 2021 and remote working.
Within the next 5 years, Generation Z will make up over 25% of the American workforce. Because the future of work rests in the hands of the next generation, today’s leaders are focused on recruiting and training the newest age of skilled workers. But in this competitive job market, recruitment is more challenging than ever. […]
As the world watches to see how talk about diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) translates into action, corporate America faces a test of character. Recent data from HireVue shows that while 100% of hiring leaders consider DE&I “extremely relevant” or “very relevant,” only 33% rank taking action on it a top priority.1 So how can […]
While the job market continues to fluctuate, there’s one trend that’s picking up speed: employee turnover. A March 2021 survey from Morning Consult and Prudential found that 26% of respondents plan to look for a new employer once “the threat of the pandemic has decreased.” As the United States inches closer to herd immunity, employers […]
On March 11, 2021, the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARP) became law in the United States. Provisions of this law state that employers are now required to pay a 100% subsidy of the Consolidated Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act (COBRA) continuation coverage premiums for certain people during the period of April 1, 2021, through […]
My last contribution to this blog happened to be the first post of 2021. I titled it “Welcome, 2021. Let’s Talk …” and offered up some lighthearted suggestions for how the new year could improve on 2020’s nightmarish experience. One “suggestion” I gave to our new year was the following:
President Joe Biden recently signed the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 (ARPA). The measure was passed on party-line votes in the Senate (50-49) and the House, where only one Democrat crossed over to oppose it. The final bill differs from an earlier House-passed version. Some provisions were eliminated for procedural reasons while others were […]
With the roll out of the American Rescue Plan comes renewed hope for increasing headcounts in the second quarter of 2021.