Tag: employee satisfaction


With Employee Pay, Perceptions Often Trump Facts

When you think about compensation policy and practice, do you lean more toward “just the facts” or “how does that make you feel?” Compensation is, of course, based on facts and figures. But some new research has found that employee loyalty is driven much more by feelings than it is by facts.


New Case Studies Highlight Importance of Succession Planning

Succession Planning, a recent report from the Center for State and Local Government Excellence (SLGE) in partnership with Kronos and the International Public Management Association for Human Resources (IPMA-HR), describes how state and local governments use succession planning as an integral part of their strategy to attract, engage, and retain employees. 


Comprehensive ‘Total Rewards’ Survey Details Employers’ Use of Various Programs

The relative popularity and effect of 176 different types of employee rewards programs were detailed in a survey by the Human Resources (HR) association WorldatWork. Inventory of Total Rewards Programs & Practices compiles the results of a 2016 survey that yielded responses from 730 organizations in the United States, Canada, and elsewhere.

When Do You Start Looking for Another Job?

It may start with the alarm clock ringing a little too stridently one workday morning. Or, it could happen when you’re staring at another work assignment and failing to muster enthusiasm. Or, it’s the day you say to yourself, “I just can’t do this anymore.”

The State of HR: How a Decade Changed the Workplace

A lot has changed in the workplace over the last 10 years. Millennials—whom 10 years ago were barely old enough to work—now make up a vast majority of the workplace. Technology has made communication much easier, but also more burdensome with the ability to “always be on.” And then there’s the Affordable Care Act … […]

Report: Contract Workers Are More Productive than Full-Time Employees

Initial findings from the 2016 Workforce Productivity Report, released by World Market and KRC Research, reveal that less than one in three business leaders (31%) believe their company is as productive as it should be, and many are turning toward on-demand contract workers with specialized skills to boost productivity.

Infographic: Survey Reveals Employment and Compensation Satisfaction

A new survey released by American Consumer Credit Counseling (ACCC) shows a correlation between employment status and personal dissatisfaction with respondents’ income. Over 70% of respondents are employed and only 7% of those employed are actively looking for a different job. Of the unemployed respondents, 55% are not currently looking for work. Of the respondents, […]