In an oft-quoted sermon by 17th-century poet John Donne titled Devotions upon emergency occasions and several steps in my sickness—Medication XVII, written in 1624, Donne writes: No man is an island entire of itself; every man is a piece of the continent, a part of the main; if a clod be washed away by the […]
While the pandemic comes with no shortage of bad news, some HR professionals are witnessing unprecedented connectivity among their employees. Today’s guest is one such professional. While the pandemic has caused many challenges for her employees, the landscape of work has enabled employees to make concrete connections with one another.
There are so many ways the coronavirus has impacted the workforce in the United States, whether it’s pay reductions, the challenges of working from home with a child, an increase in mental health issues, difficulty getting certain foods or medicines, or one of a thousand other things. If organizations do not handle this crisis as […]
Sleep deprivation is rampant in the United States and causes many health issues. Some experts, such as Sleephealth.org, state that 70% of the U.S. population gets an insufficient amount of sleep at least once a month. The effects of that lack of sleep are well studied and affect virtually every aspect of people’s waking lives, […]
An overwhelming 73% of jobseekers revealed the job search process is one of the most stressful things in life, according to CareerBuilder’s 2017 “Candidate Experience From End-to-End” report.
In yesterday’s Advisor I explored Susan Vitale’s RecruitCon 2018 session titled Outlook on the 2025 Workplace: How to Attract the Next Generation of Talent by Effectively Recruiting Millennials and Gen Z. Today we’ll look at more from that session.
For years, technology leaders have been talking about diversity. “Talking” and “doing” are very different things though, evidenced by the fact that most startups are still dominated by white men. Side note: If you’re still not convinced diverse companies perform better, you’ve got some reading to do before going any further. But if you know […]
by Dan Oswald President Woodrow Wilson was once asked how long it took him to prepare his speeches, and his answer was quite telling. “That depends on the length of the speech,” said Wilson. “If it is a 10-minute speech, it takes me all of two weeks to prepare it; if it is a half-hour […]