Although the holidays are a joyful time, they can also be stressful. With looming year-end deadlines, never-ending to-do lists, and additional financial and social obligations, it is no wonder many employees feel overwhelmed this season. “Festive fatigue,” or the stress brought on by the holidays, is a worrying trend for business leaders, as it signals […]
We’ve all been there. Deadlines are piling up at work, you have five holiday parties on the calendar, and you haven’t even thought about what to buy for the office gift exchange. The holidays are stressful, and a growing number of people have the additional stress of being a caregiver to a parent, a child, […]
Children and teens across the country continue to struggle with mental illness. Experts agree that we are in the midst of a youth mental health crisis. In many ways, the COVID-19 pandemic had a severe impact on kids’ and teens’ mental health, and they are reaching a breaking point. Being stuck at home during lockdowns, […]
When people set off for Christmas and New Year vacations, many will bring along something risky: no, not just the Omicron variant but also their work.
The short holiday shopping season (totaling 25 and 31 days each year) often creates a seasonal labor hiring crunch for retailers. This year, companies are already trying to speed seasonal hiring efforts by setting up recruiting events that offer faster than average hiring timelines – even offering applicants jobs the same day they apply. Facing […]
Has your onboarding process been updated recently? Better yet, do you provide a clear and structured onboarding experience for employees that keeps them engaged, even during a busy time like the holidays?
The holidays are nearly upon us, and ’tis the season for our Holiday Practices Survey results. How does your organization compare with how others responded?
Thanks to all 3,804 participants! Here are the detailed survey results. How does your organization measure up? 2013 Holiday Season Thanksgiving When asked which days will be paid holidays for their employees at Thanksgiving in 2013, 95.5% of survey participants indicated that Thanksgiving Day will be a paid holiday. Additionally, 65.1% will provide […]