Tag: career

career

COVID-19 Is Causing Many to Consider New Careers

With the unemployment rate at a record high, it should come as no surprise that many are considering a change of career. With many workers being laid off or furloughed in industries hit hard by the pandemic, changing careers is a no-brainer, but this could have a major impact on employers trying to retain workers […]

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Employers Are Looking to On-Demand, Virtual Coaching—This Is Why

Over the past 6 months, businesses have had to transform how and where people work at a pace none of us could have imagined just a year ago. As we shift from initial crisis to planning for the next normal, we have an opportunity to reshape a future that is closer to what we know […]

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Why Companies Need to Develop Official, Late-Career Tracks for Their Employees

The workplace has been transformed forever by the COVID-19 pandemic. The American workforce has dramatically changed the ways they communicate, accomplish essential tasks, and manage others. Roles once reserved for in-person interaction now require new levels of technology and cooperation. We witnessed a transformation that happened in a matter of months.

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A Quarter of Millennials and a Third of Boomers Have Quit Because of Each Other

HR professionals know that classifying people by age can lead to trouble regardless of intentions. However, it is occasionally useful to look at what the experience of different generations in the workplace is. One recent study found that there was some undeniable conflict between the generations that spills over into the workplace.

HR Professional Shares Expert Tips for Building an HR Team

Whatever the current circumstances may be, recruiting will always have challenges. Those include making sure the person you are interviewing will work out; making room for nerves; and, of course, knowing when to hire for skills and when to hire someone you will help grow. I recently spoke with an HR professional who, like many, […]

Migraine: More than a Headache

While commonly associated with headaches, migraine can be so much more debilitating and include light and sound sensitivity, severe nausea, and a range of other symptoms that can make those experiencing them shut down for anywhere between a few hours and a few days. HR managers should be particularly vigilant in addressing this issue in […]

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Contingent Work Is a Great Way to Reenter the Workforce

Taking time off from a career can create a hurdle for the majority of employees. With 76% of U.S. workers between the ages of 24 and 38 expecting long-term career gaps, a reentry path into the workforce is needed, and contingent work may be the best bet.

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Future of Work: We Are Having the Wrong Conversation

Conversations surrounding the future of work often take a similar bent: The robots are coming, and either they will destroy the modern workplace as we know it or everything will be fine. According to one expert, however, we are having the wrong conversation when it comes to the future of work. Forget artificial intelligence (AI) […]