For a number of reasons, military veterans often find that landing a job outside the military can be very difficult. Additionally, they often get placed in jobs that don’t utilize their military training, leading to poor retention and general dissatisfaction. In a recent interview, I discussed the situation, how employers can help, and the unique […]
HR is business critical, and I don’t just mean payroll and benefits. Deloitte Digital’s “2020 Human Capital Trends Report,” which draws on the insights of nearly 9,000 survey respondents from 119 countries, recognizes HR as a “core piece of the organizational fabric” and a driving force in shaping the future of the enterprise and the […]
Massive changes like those brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic obviously create significant business challenges. But they can also offer new opportunities for those able to identify them and willing to adapt to the new possibilities.
Many companies have disaster recovery plans in place to address significant business disruptions, such as a natural disaster like a hurricane, an earthquake, or a tornado; a cyberattack; political or social unrest; or a host of other contingencies.
Web accessibility is a vital component of workplace equity and one frequently neglected in the conversation following the pandemic workforce shift. Now, employers are seeking remote solutions to their workplace needs, but accessibility often goes unaddressed.
With the unemployment rate at a record high, it should come as no surprise that many are considering a change of career. With many workers being laid off or furloughed in industries hit hard by the pandemic, changing careers is a no-brainer, but this could have a major impact on employers trying to retain workers […]
The hunt for holiday talent would normally be well underway in “normal” circumstances, but given the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve come to expect that nothing is “normal” these days, and that can be said for holiday hiring, as well.
We are unexpectedly in the middle of a new transformation in the way we work. It was always expected that by the end of 2021, nearly half of all global businesses would use robotic process automation (RPA), software “bots” that work side by side with humans and automate the manual, repetitive work we do. But […]
Employers across the nation are learning that the remote work “experiment,” brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, may actually be a favorable alternative to the typical office environment. While remote workers have proven they can successfully get work done while working from home, one challenge still remains: How do you keep remote workers engaged? And […]
Modern offices first took off during the Industrial Revolution, when a sudden surge of new industries required centralized workplaces to transact business—most of it paper-based.