Tag: employee flexibility

Why Leaders Should be Creating a Culture of Genuine Employee Well-Being 

Human sustainability and employee well-being are consistently innovating board-level agenda items. However, despite leaders feeling positive about their efforts and initiatives, statistics indicate that workers are not so convinced.  According to Deloitte’s latest Well-being at Work survey, 74% of employees say improving their well-being is more important than career advancement. Human sustainability, therefore, is still […]

4 Employee Retention Tactics That Actually Work

Employee retention is on the mind of every human resources professional. While the job market may finally be settling down a bit and the great resignation isn’t as great as it once was, it’s still important to keep your employees working and your business running. If you’re unable to retain employees, what happens? First of […]

Adult Autism is Increasing: How HR Can Support Business Evolution 

Ideally, businesses hire and retain great employees. Yet as every business owner knows, the balance of finding, hiring, and fully utilizing talent is difficult. The challenge becomes more difficult as younger generations have differing workforce demands and needs. The number of American adults with mental health disorders is rising. Over the past decade, studies have […]

Increase in PTO Requests Highlights Need for Flexibility

In a corporate world where the phrase “time is money” is often taken to heart, a refreshing shift is on the horizon. The latest Workforce Insights Report from BambooHR, a cloud-based HR firm, suggests employees are increasingly prioritizing work/life balance. In January 2024, for example, paid-time-off (PTO) requests hit a 4-year peak, signaling a profound […]

Have You Adopted a Push or Pull Approach to RTO?

Almost one quarter of the way through 2024, the return-to-office (RTO) battle rages on in many organizations. While the medical necessity of remote work has long since passed, employees have gotten a taste of the good life and the flexibility that comes with it, and they are reluctant to give that up. Pulling on the […]

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Is Office Culture Dead?

The pandemic has fundamentally transformed the landscape of work, ushering in a new era where employee expectations have dramatically shifted from pre-pandemic norms. This shift has led to a reevaluation of traditional office culture, which was once defined by its “cool” perks designed to create a vibrant work environment. Today, the allure of such amenities […]

Staying Attuned to Resume Trends

In an era where the job market is in constant flux, understanding the nuances of resume trends becomes crucial for both job seekers and employers. A recent comprehensive analysis of over 12,000 resumes submitted by US-based job seekers in 2023 sheds light on the evolving preferences and strategies in resume crafting. This study not only […]

Are Return to Work Policies About a Lack of Trust?

The push for return-to-office (RTO) policies by some employers is raising questions about trust in the workplace. To what extent are RTO policies driven by a belief in the value of in-person collaboration versus a fear that employees will slack off unless under the watchful eye of managers? As explored in Fortune’s “The Trust Factor” […]

How to Keep A Five-Generation Workforce Happy

We’re in an unprecedented moment for people leaders. “This is the first time in our history in the United States of having five generations at work,” says Larry Callahan, MA, chief people officer at Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) Health, which has more than 22,300 workers across 16 hospitals and more than 750 care locations throughout the […]

Flexibility for All! Making Workplace Flexibility an Equitable Employee Perk

When we hear about workplace flexibility, many of us think first about employers being flexible with childcare obligations and healthcare needs. But flexibility is a perk valued by employees of all kinds, including those without a lot of medical appointments or kids. Varying Needs for Flexibility Just because an employee doesn’t necessarily need the ability […]