Workplace stress is on the rise, and American workers are actively addressing it by learning new skills, according to a Udemy report called “Workplace Confidential: The Real Story Behind Stress, Skills, and Success in America.”
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Just because your organization offers professional development does not mean employees will participate in it according to a recent set of online surveys conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of the University of Phoenix® School of Business.
According to a recent set of online surveys conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of the University of Phoenix® School of Business, just because your organization offers professional development does not mean employees will participate in it.
How much do you really know about your employees’ professional goals? With the fast pace of today’s business world, many managers opt for a simple “how are you doing/how’s the workload going” weekly, biweekly, or even monthly check in. Even if you’ve cultivated an open door policy, encouraging employees to come to you with concerns, […]
Offering professional development is more than just a trending topic in the world of recruiting. It’s one of the most influential aspects a company offers. The 2014 Global Workforce Study by Towers Watson found that career advancement opportunities are among the top driving forces for employees, according to over 32,000 respondents.
Technology can be a big benefit for those willing to embrace it. Training is one area that stands to benefit greatly from technological advances. The technology has been around for years that allows employees to attend meetings virtually, through conference calls and even video conferencing. But that’s just the tip of the iceberg.
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 as “a feeling […]
What about workers from a staffing agency? The staffing company, the client employer, or both may be the legal employer, says attorney Deanna Brinkerhoff. It depends on the workers’ duties, their work conditions, and the contractual basis on who controls what on the worksite. Brinkerhoff, an associate in the Las Vegas office of law firm […]
A recent survey by RecruitiFi shows two important results: The majority of workers value flexibility over compensation, and the majority of workers would voluntarily work fewer hours or leave their full-time job for part-time work. This information should inform any recruiting strategy. The survey, given to 1,012 employed participants, sought to answer the question, “How […]
In yesterday’s Advisor we explored what Ryan Jenkins, known speaker and author, had to say about making a recruiting video really pop for Millennials. Today we’ll hear more from Jenkins. by Ryan Jenkins Check out yesterday’s Advisor to read the first 10 tips he has to offer when it comes to making a recruiting video […]