The average American spends one-third of his or her life at work. The environment in which these workers spend their time will largely dictate the quality of their professional life—a fact becoming increasingly important to job candidates.
As an HR professional, you know it is illegal to discriminate against a person due to his or her age or other protected statuses, like race, gender, religion, etc., but as the workforce continues to comprise multiple generations, it may feel like there’s a battle brewing between the young and old.
Training employees is a crucial means of making them more effective and productive, as well as reducing risk. But many employers fear that spending money on training employees will make them more attractive candidates in the labor market, thereby making them susceptible to leaving the organization. Here are some reasons you should not let that […]
It doesn’t seem like that long ago that employers were trying to wrap their heads around Millennials, those born between the early 1980s and the turn of the 21st century.
No matter what business you’re in, the way you and your colleagues work has likely changed significantly in recent years and will continue to change in the years ahead.
Millennials now make up the bulk of the workforce, and most of them want to work for socially responsible employers.
Artificial intelligence (AI) is sweeping the nation! So much so that almost half (45%) of U.S. employers say they plan to increase employee training budgets as AI and automation change the nature of some jobs and create opportunities for new ones. On the flip side, however, only 16% of employers say they expect to reduce […]
Burnout, a syndrome stemming from workplace stress, has, at one time or another, affected virtually the entire U.S. workforce. Lhasa OMS recently did a study of 2,010 young Americans, with the goal of learning more about their stress levels at work. The findings showed that 4 out of 5 Millennials were stressed several times per […]
Millennials want better learning and development (L&D) opportunities and experiences at work. In fact, offering engaging L&D programs is usually cited as being the number one way to retain Millennials long term. But unfortunately, many L&D professionals don’t know exactly what to do to make their L&D programs more engaging for this generation.
Millennials are now the largest generation in the U.S. workforce. And personalized onboarding training is becoming critical to keeping them engaged and retained long term.