A new career is full of possibilities, but with these opportunities come challenges. The transition into the world of work can feel overwhelming at the best of times, and the current workplace dynamic has added challenges that hit young employees particularly hard. Remote and hybrid work arrangements offer employees flexibility and independence, but the lack […]
“Bare Minimum Mondays” (BMM) is the latest workplace trend to describe declining employee productivity. The fad sweeping workplaces was coined by Maris Jo, a TikTok content creator, who says the idea is to ease into the work week by prioritizing self-care over productivity on Mondays. Bare Minimum Mondays is also linked to the “Sunday Scaries,” […]
The modern workforce is a diverse mix of generations, each with its own unique perspectives and work styles. While there are many benefits to having a multigenerational team, it can also lead to conflicts and misunderstandings. But if they respect and understand each other’s differences, people from different generations can work together and do well […]
Managers and HR professionals have no doubt heard of the engagement crisis among millennials and Generation Z in the workplace with the rise of terms like “quiet quitting.” Of course, workers in any age group can and certainly do engage in quiet quitting and other symptoms of poor engagement and morale. However, businesses have become […]
Very few things remain static in the business world, and the character and personality of the collective workforce is not one of them. Different generations have different lived experiences, expectations, and values, all of which contribute to what drives them in the workplace. According to a recent survey from Qualtrics, two key ambitions are central […]
Workers no longer expect to stay with companies for their lifetimes. In fact, it’s increasingly common for employees to stick around for as little as a year before moving on to a new role, where they also expect to have a short tenure. It’s a practice long known as “job hopping,” although the stigma once […]
Note: Nadian was an HR Works Podcast 5-Minute Friday guest. Listen to that here. When HR is given an opportunity to lead through influence, it has a good chance to take a struggling organization and reshape it into a successful one. It takes a little faith on the part of leaders, but the effects can […]
Sandra was an HR Works Podcast 5-Minute Friday guest, listen to that here. “Culture” is a word that, in the world of HR, means company culture. But sometimes, a nation’s, a region’s, or an ethnicity’s culture becomes an important part of how HR maintains its company culture. Today’s “Faces of HR” guest has traveled all […]
Move over, Millennials! There’s a younger generation making its way into the workforce, and before you know it, people will be complaining about all the things Gen Z ruined, taking the heat off of Millennials once and for all.
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.