Tag: the great resignation

Has Climbing the Corporate Ladder Lost its Appeal?

Leadership is a crucial element of the success of any business. Leaders not only set the strategic initiatives of the company, but they also serve as high-profile champions of the company’s values and mission. Effective leadership drives a company’s success and fosters a positive and productive workplace culture. However, a recent shift in career aspirations […]

2023 Labor Trend – the Shift from the Great Resignation to Quiet Quitting

The past few years in the workplace have been defined by the Great Resignation, a period marked by significant employee turnover and a quest for more fulfilling work. This era symbolized worker empowerment, with many in the US leaving their jobs for roles that better aligned with their values and improved their life quality. However, […]

Welcome to the Big Stay

Employers around the country may still shudder at the mention of the Great Resignation, which saw millions of workers leave their jobs or even leave the workforce entirely. Those who stuck around might have engaged in practices like “quiet quitting” or “Bare Minimum Mondays,” both involving doing the bare minimum either one day at the […]

Bridging the Employee-Employer Divide: From Toxicity to Trust in the Age of AI

In recent years, a perfect storm of accelerating factors has roiled the corporate landscape. From the shockwaves of the pandemic to the ever-widening income gap between executives and their employees, there’s an evident and growing strain on the relationship between labor and management. If ‘The Great Resignation’ and ‘Quiet Quitting’ hadn’t tipped us off already, […]

5 Key Strategies for Affordable Family-Forming Benefits

A convergence of several megatrends has cast a spotlight on employers’ need to be more strategic about recruitment and retention of top talent. One answer is through more robust and personalized benefit packages that are accessible and affordable. A tightening U.S. labor market continues to challenge HR departments and C-suites alike. Mounting frustration over pandemic […]

Boomerang Hiring: You May Be the ‘Greener Pasture’

As companies navigate an ever-changing talent landscape, they must continuously refresh their recruitment strategies to remain competitive and bring in the best talent. A new strategy Lincoln has pursued this year is a focus on attracting former employees back to the organization—also known as “boomerang” hiring. In the early aftermath of the COVID-19 pandemic, “The […]

5 Tips for Giving Employees Gifts That Will Make a Difference This Holiday Season

The holiday season provides an opportunity for companies to express gratitude and appreciation to their employees and customers. It’s a time to end the year on a positive note, strengthen relationships, and lay the foundation for a promising new year. However, as the saying goes, “It’s the thought that counts.” A poorly chosen gift can […]

Why Good Leaders Go Bad

By a show of hands, I ask in my leadership workshops, how many of you have worked for a bad boss or bosses? Reliably, almost every hand shoots up. Enduring a jerk of a boss seems to be a workforce universal constant in every industry. This is reflected in popular culture in movies like Horrible […]

How to Reimagine Employee Retention

Employees are the secret ingredient to organizational success, yet companies are struggling to keep them. In recent years, millions of Americans have been quitting their jobs—a trend dubbed the Great Resignation. Last October alone, a grand total of 4 million Americans jumped ship. That’s nearly three percent of the overall workforce. Tech workers are even […]

Addressing Disgruntled Employees Before They Exit

Extensive media attention has been given to how difficult it’s been for businesses around the country to find and hire workers. Additionally, you’ve likely had a personal experience reading the “help wanted” signs at various retail or hospitality services while standing in a long line or waiting for food. Various economic and social conditions have […]