While the #MeToo movement has taken the United States by storm in recent years, it’s easy to forget that other countries are experiencing similar surges. Mexico is no exception. With the country’s close proximity to the United States and the existence of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), many large companies in a wide […]
Organizations of all shapes and sizes have been hiring immigrants from hundreds of different countries for various types of work for centuries. And right now, immigrants make up about 17% of the entire U.S. labor force, with most immigrants (both documented and undocumented) finding jobs in domestic-related, service-related, construction-related, and farming or agricultural fields.
According to a global survey of nearly 3,000 employees across eight nations conducted by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, four out of five employees surveyed see significant opportunity for artificial intelligence (AI) to create a more engaging and empowering workplace experience, yet admit a lack of transparency from their employers is a primary driver […]
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released its latest annual report on occupational injuries, which serves, among other things, to alert companies to the hazards of certain jobs.
A recent survey shows that a decent percentage of employees are on the constant lookout for a better opportunity.
Ah, the annual (or semiannual) performance appraisal. One of the few rituals of work life that’s loathed in almost equal measure by employees, managers, and HR alike.
In yesterday’s Advisor, we looked at an extensive report on the state of engagement in the workplace. Today we present more results from that report, including the relationship between satisfaction and engagement.
Knowing that Millennials and parents are under increasing pressure, EY, a company that provides professional services, conducted a survey to understand what employees seek in a job—why they quit, why they stay, and how this differs by generation. The study consisted of approximately 9700 adults aged 18 through 67—who are full time employees—across a variety […]
A recent effort by the Department of Labor (DOL) to revisit how employees versus independent contractors are classified makes it clear that they mean business. Perhaps the most startling feature of their new effort involves how the DOL will likely consider all workers to be employees rather than independent contractors. Only those who fit strict […]
As we discussed yesterday, part of the federal government’s plan to achieve pay equality for men and women involves the collection of compensation data from federal contractors.