In an increasingly knowledge-driven and service-based economy, a company’s greatest asset is very often its employees. That’s why HR departments spend so much time, effort, and money on efforts to attract and retain their top talent.
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Employees want it, and sometimes change jobs hoping to find it. Yet, work-life balance remains elusive for many people.
The rate of women taking over the role of chief executive officer declined slightly in 2017.
Retail and manufacturing, the two industries that were once the top sources of U.S. employment, are now in second and third place, respectively. According to newly released data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), in 2017, health care took over first place, and today ranks as the biggest source of jobs.
Location, location, location may be the real estate industry’s mantra, but it applies to employment opportunities as well.
We all want to see employees take the reins and drive their retirement accounts toward a successful finish. Some say educating is the key. But what kind of education, and in what format?
How much does travel to and from work matter in terms of job satisfaction? The commute, it turns out, ranks No. 2 on the list, second only to people at work—and it’s a close second.
The term gets used frequently. Surveys find employees and job seekers want it, and companies are rated based on it.
The Census Bureau has reported that in fall 2012, more than 50 million U.S. adults, or one in four, had obtained a professional certification, license, or educational certificate apart from a postsecondary degree awarded by colleges and universities. Among the adults included in the report, 12 million had both a professional certification or license and […]
With Labor Day coming up, employers may be thinking about more than just how to celebrate the last holiday of summer. It’s also a time to look at the status of the American workforce, where it’s been and where it’s going. The U.S. Census Bureau notes the first observation of Labor Day took place on […]