We’ve written a great deal about companies struggling to staff their organizations these days. Many are having to lower their minimum criteria, increase wages, or simply leave positions unfilled. Perhaps the most obvious labor shortage is in retail and service positions, which manifests itself in unexpected retail store closures and slow service at a favorite […]
Despite ongoing conversations about the business benefits of diversity and inclusion in the workplace—and the data to illustrate that diverse and inclusive companies are more successful—only 53% of employees believe their employer is meeting its diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) goals. Diverse employees still feel excluded from opportunities and underpaid, and the pandemic has only […]
With much of the workforce still working from home, personal demands continue to spill into work demands and vice versa. Combined with raising children and maintaining relationships in a COVID world, it is easy to understand why self-reported mental health symptoms such as anxiety and depression have nearly doubled since before the pandemic. These mounting […]
Today’s workers aren’t just looking for a job; they desire the feeling of belonging and support in the workplace. Unfortunately, many employees aren’t getting what they need from their employers. Just 36% of employees feel empowered and supported at work, and the proportion of employees who do not feel included in their organizations is 10 […]
Many outside the scientific world may never have heard of Richard Feynman, but the Nobel Prize-winning physicist is often regarded as one of the greatest minds in modern history.
Hiring talent has become extremely difficult in the past several years. In the context of a tight labor market, employers are fighting over talent, and applicants are finding themselves in a privileged position.
Today’s HR leaders face more challenges than in the past. Generational differences mean employee customers want and need different approaches based on age. Executives are under pressure to produce results and are increasingly looking to HR leaders for answers. The proliferation of products and options means HR leaders need to be better “consultants” than they’ve […]
Nearly one in five people in the United States lives with a mental illness, but there is still a strong stigma around discussing mental health at work. The month of May being dedicated as Mental Health Awareness Month in the United States helps, but we still have a long way to go in combating the […]
If you have been long looking for ways to optimize workflow and still haven’t implemented workforce planning, you are missing out on plenty of opportunities. It is a key element in every business’s success formula.
A new Paychex research report analyzed how an increasingly multigenerational workforce, advancements in technology, and the evolving preferences of today’s workers are changing the workplace of today and setting the course for the future of work.