The recent resignation rates present a significant challenge for employers to attract and retain workers. When high-achieving, admired employees resign, coworkers and managers experience various feelings, especially those associated with uncertainty. Managers are responsible for executing processes and supporting teams and, therefore, must manage their reactions and strategically navigate an employee’s resignation to positively impact […]
Corporate norms evolve over time; sometimes, these norms are beneficial for workers’ overall well-being, and sometimes, they are detrimental. In general, though, the driving force behind such shifts is the best interest of the companies employing these workers. For example, until fairly recently, putting in long hours at the office was the norm, and those […]
A pandemic and resulting business closures and economic turmoil have rattled not just the business world but also virtually every aspect of daily life for workers around the globe.
Workplace culture has been in flux for more than a year, and clarity might be further off than employers had hoped. A surge in COVID-19 cases has caused employers that made the transition to remote work last year to delay or reverse plans to return to the office. Meanwhile, large numbers of employees have chosen […]
Women have been a rapidly growing part of the U.S. workforce ever since Rosie the Riveter rolled up her sleeves, donned a scarf, and starred in a campaign to recruit female workers for World War II defense industries. In the 76 years since Rosie appeared on the cover of the Saturday Evening Post, however, our […]
HR Daily Advisor recently reported that workplace wellness programs may be missing the mark and a new report from the Campbell Institute drives this point further home.
Employers need to plan for more change affecting their compensation and benefit programs as competition for talent intensifies across global borders and the U.S. Congress continues to take steps toward healthcare reform.
In the 1939 movie, “The Wizard of Oz,” the Cowardly Lion is known for his lack of courage. Oddly enough, when it comes to making the best use of employer-sponsored financial wellness initiatives, today’s workforce may have something in common with the classically fearful character.
While student loans can be a drain on short-term finances, a new survey from Aon Hewitt, the global talent, retirement, and health solutions business of Aon plc, reveals that workers with student loans can also potentially feel the strain into their retirement years.
While stress does not always stem from work, it often filters into the workplace. Employers today recognize this and see voluntary benefits as a way to ease the impact financial stress has on employee well-being and performance.