As 2022 quickly approaches, the Great Resignation weighs heavily on every HR professional’s mind. In the past year alone, leaders have seen an unprecedented amount of turnover. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, as of November 1, there are over 11 million job vacancies.
The last two years have been tough for HR departments, from navigating the pandemic to this year’s great transition. The stress from last year still lingers for many teams and continues to impact work today. Even as HR professionals face one of the biggest hiring and retention crises of their career, they still need to […]
Throughout the past year, leaders have adapted to COVID-19’s ever-changing influence on the workforce. We spoke with Christy Wyatt, CEO of Absolute Software, to reflect on 2021 and remote working.
HR professionals must handle employee disagreements every day. Meanwhile, many businesses let their employees work remotely, and as a result, today’s HR pros must explore ways to manage disagreements among remote staff. You want remote workers to feel empowered, and they must communicate and collaborate with one another. If disagreements arise among remote staff, you […]
The drastic shifts brought on by COVID have underscored the need for organizations to provide ongoing career development opportunities to adjust to the changing times and remote workforce. Providing learning opportunities to keep employee talent ahead of the curve is imperative to retention. However, roughly 75% of the global enterprise learning spend is wasted, according […]
Within the next 5 years, Generation Z will make up over 25% of the American workforce. Because the future of work rests in the hands of the next generation, today’s leaders are focused on recruiting and training the newest age of skilled workers. But in this competitive job market, recruitment is more challenging than ever. […]
The annual employee engagement survey and its outcomes are often a bugbear in many organizations. Powerful analytics slice and dice the surveys in an attempt to extract vital information to allow organizations to better understand why their engagement might be low and lackluster. In today’s tight labor market, employee engagement has been put firmly back […]
Since transitioning to largely remote work arrangements in March 2020, leaders have witnessed the extraordinary resilience and versatility of their colleagues and teams on a global scale. Teams have continued to serve clients at a high standard and complete tasks while problem-solving for challenges that nobody expected to encounter. As more workplaces announce their plans […]
Metrics continue to drive many of our business decisions. After all, the goal of your company isn’t just to serve clients with your services or products; it’s to create a sustainable income for you and your employees. So measuring the money that comes in—and goes out—is vital. Some costs are easy to track—the cost of […]
As we enter the second holiday season since the start of COVID-19, business owners are getting creative when it comes to company parties. Many companies are determining that basic virtual events may not suffice this year, so they are rethinking year-end celebrations completely. The lifting of COVID restrictions in many places has employers examining their […]