Tag: New Year


How Leaders Can Save Employees (and Themselves) from Overwhelm in the New Year

Transitioning from one year to the next can be hectic, not only for families but also for businesses focused on new revenue goals, project completions and 2018 planning. Chances are, everyone in your organization is feeling the pressure after taking off for the holidays to get back into the swing of things as quickly and […]

40% of Employers Plan to Hire Full-Time Workers in 2017, Says Forecast

The hiring outlook for 2017 is the best the U.S. has seen in a decade with two in five employers (40%) planning to hire full-time, permanent employees over the next 12 months, according to CareerBuilder’s annual job forecast. Three in 10 expect to hire part-time, permanent staff while half of all employers anticipate adding temporary […]

Horrible Party Game Costs TV Personalities Their Jobs

Ranked as one of Amazon’s top selling games, Cards Against Humanity is definitely not for the faint of heart. The game is similar to the family-friendly Apples to Apples, but you won’t find some of those G-rated phrases in this game. Instead, you’ll find “mature” (if only those playing it actually acted this way) content […]

Technology Can Help Employees Keep Their Health-Related New Year’s Resolutions

It’s that time of year again when employees make resolutions to be a better—and healthier—person in the New Year by changing some of their behavior. According to a recent Marist Poll, health-related resolutions ranked at the top with respondents, including losing weight, exercising more, quitting smoking, improving overall health, and eating healthier foods.

CareerBuilder Releases List of Hottest Jobs for 2016

If finding a new job in 2016 is among your New Year’s resolutions, new research from CareerBuilder could provide some guidance about where to start. In partnership with Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. (EMSI), CareerBuilder compiled a list of the hottest in-demand jobs for 2016.

2015 Holiday Survey Results

BLR® recently concluded a survey that sought to answer the basic question: how do you handle the holidays in the workplace? Today we’ll take a look at the results. Thanksgiving When asked which days would be paid holidays for their employees at Thanksgiving in 2015, 92.1% of survey participants indicated that Thanksgiving Day would be […]

Anticipate great success at work in 2016

by Dan Oswald The opening line of Carly Simon’s 1971 song Anticipation is “We can never know about the days to come, but we think about them anyway.” As I write this, it’s the first day back at work in the new year, and anticipation sums up the way I feel today. Webster’s defines anticipation […]