Tag: workers

COVID19

How Can You Help Employees Impacted by COVID-19?

Let’s face it: Not every employer has the ability to allow workers to work from home in order to minimize human contact and reduce the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19), and because of this, many employers have been forced to close their doors or reduce their hours of operation.

blue-collar

Blue-Collar Industries See Increase in Talent Shortages

Like most employers across the United States, employers in blue-collar industries are feeling the strain of the candidate-driven market. A new report reveals that blue-collar industries are struggling to attract new workers, while the workers in these roles are reaping the benefits of the tight labor market.

NLRB

NLRB’s Year-End Decisions Help Employers Start the New Decade Off Right

It was a winning season for businesses, with employers garnering some big victories at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to round out 2019. In October, the Board released a decision enhancing employee privacy during union drives, which would have been a strange way to end the year for what is considered a pretty employer-friendly […]

gig

5 Ways to Attract and Retain Alternative Workers

The nontraditional employment trend has continued on into the new year—and for good reason. Contingent workers help fill the void when looking for talent on a short-term basis or project. As for workers themselves, staffing agency Rose International found that nearly half of recent survey respondents identify the top benefits of contingent work as a […]

turnover

High Turnover in 2020 Attributed to ‘Not Being Heard’

As if HR professionals and recruiters didn’t have enough to worry about this year, new survey findings show that roughly 64% of workers plan on leaving their current positions in 2020 and cite a “lack of being heard” as the main reason.

retention

Motivation + Engagement = Employee Retention

Today’s workers have more leverage than ever when deciding how long they’ll stay with a job before looking for a new one. When passive jobseekers—your current employees—are contacted multiple times by recruiters, they get more curious about opportunities in the marketplace.

pay

The Pros and Cons of Unlimited PTO

Salary, bonuses, and other compensation-based incentives will always be important for the workforce. But increasingly, work/life balance is a key factor for workers considering their employment options, as well. Over half of employees wish their companies offered more flexible work options.