Tag: study

sleep

Employees Are Pulling All-Nighters for Work at Alarming Rates

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, […]

mobile

4 Reasons Why Your Employees’ Assessments Should Be on Mobile

Whether they’re completing self-assessments, personality assessments, learning and development (L&D) assessments, performance assessments, or some other type of assessment, employees should be encouraged and able to complete their assessments online and via mobile devices. Here are four main reasons why.

The Challenge with Internal Candidate Referrals

With the unemployment rate at historic lows, companies are often finding themselves struggling to fill key positions with qualified talent, and they have implemented a number of strategies to help fill the void.

College

Vetting Recent College Graduates

In 2017, 74% of employers said that they were going to hire recent college graduates. That trend is likely to remain because of increasing competition and fewer qualified applicants.

It’s Time for Employers to Rethink the 9-5

Imagine you had two extra hours today to spend however you pleased. What would you do with that time? Play with your kids? Work out at the gym? Sleep? For many of the nurses in a recent Swedish study, the answer was all of the above. The 23-month experiment followed 68 nurses who were divided […]

productivity

Your Busy Workers are Missing Deadlines, and They Don’t Feel Bad About It!

When your employees start to get overwhelmed and super busy, they start missing deadlines, and a new report shows: they aren’t concerned in the slightest. It may seem counterintuitive, but a study lead by Professor Keith Wilcox at Columbia Business School suggests that, up to a point, being made extra busy can in fact increase your workers motivation and […]