A recent survey conducted by Harris Interactive on behalf of staffing firm Adecco USA has found that that 59 percent of working men between the ages of 35 and 44 said flexibility for working mothers causes some resentment among co-workers. What’s more, the survey found, some workers believe flexible schedules negatively affect team dynamics (36 […]
We sometimes have employees who appear to be sick. We say, hey, maybe you should go home for the rest of the day. They say, oh, no, I’m good, and they go back to work. We suspect they are hanging on because they don’t want to use their sick leave. But I don’t want them […]
Two new surveys reveal that while workers report spending an average of 36 minutes per day—or about three hours a week—attending to personal tasks during the workday, executives believe the actual number is much higher. The surveys were conducted by staffing firm OfficeTeam.
A recent survey of 150 executives shows that most employers—76 percent—are acting on feedback given by departing employees during exit interviews. The survey was conducted for staffing service OfficeTeam by an independent research firm. When asked how often they acted on information gathered during exit interviews with departing employees, 19 percent of executives polled said […]
The Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) has finalized a rule eliminating the requirement that non-construction federal contractors periodically file an equal employment survey known as the “EO Survey.” The Clinton administration introduced the survey in 2000, but it was widely criticized for being burdensome to contractors and not providing the OFCCP with the […]
According to a new survey on education assistance plans, 94 percent of employers offer some type of education assistance to their employees, with 88 percent of these employers having a formal policy in place. Interestingly, most employees don’t take advantage of this valuable employee benefit: the survey found that 74 percent of employers offering education […]