Tag: flexible workplace

Back in Office or Not? That Question Looms as Pandemic Subsides

As COVID-19 levels continue dropping across the country, employers are trying to plan out what the office environment will look like for the rest of the year. While many people have returned to school, restaurants, and sporting venues, many businesses and offices are still vacant or underutilized. Many employers that allowed or required employees to […]

Is Hybrid Work All It’s Cracked Up to Be?

Amid the stress and logistical challenges of remote work that have emerged in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, the concept of “hybrid” work has exploded in popularity. While some commentators embrace fully remote work and others lament the loss of in-office collaboration, hybrid work, which includes some time spent in the office and some […]

Personal Experiences Drive Passion for DEI and Helping Others Boost Their Careers

It’s perhaps natural that so many of the diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) leaders we speak to in our series on chief diversity officers (CDOs) and those in similar roles are people of color. They frequently cite their firsthand experiences with disparate treatment and professional opportunities when explaining why they chose to pursue such a […]

Faces of HR: Bailey Showalter Gets Candid about the Value of Human Resources

Bailey Showalter has been involved in the field of human resources (HR) for nearly a decade. For our latest Faces of HR profile, we sat down with Bailey to discuss how she got her start in the industry, her biggest influence, as well as her thoughts on trends and best practices for the HR industry, […]

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Top Tips for Building a High-Performing Remote Workforce

Whether you are a recruiter guiding clients on doing business in our new normal or an HR leader driving a cultural change based on the effects of the global pandemic, there are some simple things you can do to maintain a high-performing culture, whether your employees are in the office or working from home.

Flexible Workspaces: An Evolution

It seems like even just 10 years ago workspace flexibility was still a new idea. But when did it all start? Today we are pleased to share an infographic that explores the history, major developments, and the future of the flexible workspace.

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Flexible Workplaces: 6 Key Considerations for Employers

More and more employees and job candidates are seeking out employers who offer flexible work arrangements. If your company isn’t keeping up with your competitors’ efforts to offer workplace flexibility, you may be losing out on great talent. What are the steps you can take to implement a more flexible workplace?

New Survey Shows Working Parents Prefer Flexibility Over Salary

Want to retain working parents? According to a recent FlexJobs survey of nearly 1,200 parents with children 18 and younger living at home, work flexibility (84%) and work/life balance (80%) are the most important factors when parents consider a job opportunity. Parents placed these ahead of other factors, such as salary (75%), health insurance (42%), […]

SHRM Examines Employee Benefit Trends Over the Past 2 Decades

Over the past 20 years, employers have increased and decreased benefits strategically in response to the needs of the workplace and employees as well as to economic and technological changes, according to the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) 2016 Employee Benefits Survey report.