For employers and HR professionals looking to weather the COVID-19 storm, one company is advising you to embrace your core values as a way to make it through these troubling times.
Not long ago, several former Away employees began to unpack their workforce experiences—and their stories didn’t paint the globally recognized luggage company in the best light. They told reporters that when they took jobs with Away, they imagined every day would feel like a vacation. Instead, they found themselves struggling to keep up in a demanding, […]
We are currently in uncharted territory in this country. For the first time in a long time—perhaps ever—there are more jobs than people to fill them. That means they don’t have to take the first job off the street—they have choices.
Employee productivity is a key measurement that impacts the overall success of an organization. It is essentially the amount of output an employee is able to produce over a given period of time. That could be the number of units produced, number of clients served, dollars of revenue produced, etc., depending on the nature of the […]
Talent management is even more important in the current candidate-driven market. Record-low unemployment is causing workers who are unhappy with their employer to head for greener pastures. There are so many jobs available right now but not enough workers to fill them, which means you must create a favorable employee experience to retain the talent […]
Q. What is the best way to identify effective mentors, and how do you know who will be right for the job?
Finding meaning and purpose in what you do for a living is arguably a better way to live. Nurturing an organizational culture in which work has meaning and connects to a purpose (beyond making money) is arguably a better way to run a company. Why?
President Donald Trump’s proposal to merge the federal Department of Labor (DOL) with the Department of Education (DOE) is being called a long shot, but if it does eventually come to pass, it could bring both pluses and minuses for employers.
HR pros are no doubt tired of hearing about the tight job market. But the hard truth is, it is tight. At roughly 4% unemployment, it’s a seller’s market when it comes to labor, and employers are rightly looking to do whatever they can to attract, hire, and retain the top talent—or, in some cases, […]
Human resources professionals have long touted their skills related to people. It’s the HR department that makes sure an organization has the people it needs and then makes sure the needs of those people are met, but does truly strategic HR require more? Definitely yes, according to HR practitioner, lecturer, researcher, and author Christopher D. […]