Despite best intentions and nondiscriminatory business motivations, some groups of employees may reap more of the benefits of flexible work arrangements than others simply because their circumstances make such options more attractive to them. Accordingly, you should take steps to ensure flexible work arrangements are offered and implemented without discrimination on any prohibited basis. In […]
One of the most common sources of anxiety in the world of work is asking your boss for a raise or promotion. Many are hesitant to ask for things, especially money, because it feels uncomfortable and there’s a power dynamic. “Will I upset the employer I depend upon by asking for more?” Employees Today Wield […]
Deskless workers now make up 80% of the global workforce. That’s around 2.7 billion people working outside the traditional office environment and independent of conventional workplace norms. That’s also 2.7 billion employees who, compared with the traditional 9-to-5 workforce, need a new approach from companies in the way they communicate because they aren’t sitting in front of a desk […]
Industries around the globe are experiencing a labor shortage, and with the rise of remote working, retaining talented employees has become more difficult than ever.
The pandemic shifted the workplace and heightened awareness around issues that had been on the back burner. As organizations fight to retain talent, it’s time to address a core problem impacting those efforts: the employee engagement crisis. According to Gallup, only one in three U.S. employees are engaged at work. Additionally, these employees also report […]
The United States is still in the thick of the Great Resignation, and companies are feeling the strain. A combination of economic factors, the aftermath of a pandemic, and a workforce with more options than ever has left thousands of companies desperate to find new employees. But as any good HR department knows, there’s a […]
Today, virtual recruiting is the primary recruitment method for a variety of organizations. A solid virtual recruitment strategy involves not only searching for candidates through professional sites, online career forums, and social media but also conducting virtual interviews and virtual onboarding processes.
One of the biggest criticisms employers are subjected to revolves around their transparency in job postings, especially when it comes to salary ranges. The argument from employees is that not providing a salary range makes it harder for them to determine what jobs are worthwhile financially. On the other side of the coin, employers often […]
At a time when talent pools are shrinking and turnover is at an all-time high, HR leaders are challenged with prioritizing initiatives that will both attract and retain employees in our new digital workplace. A survey found that 76% of jobseekers and employees rank a diverse workforce as an important factor when evaluating prospective employers […]
In a previous post, we discussed recent data showing the significant impact older workers have had on the current labor shortage. In an article for CNN, Allison Morrow cited data showing that workers over age 55 represented an astonishing 90% of the 3.6 million American workers who left the workforce in November 2021 without plans […]