How technological efficiencies are making us all less efficient.
Technological development is moving at lightning speed. Artificial Intelligence (AI) implementation grew 270% in the past 4 years and 37% in the past year alone. However, many businesses are adopting technology with the wrong intentions.
When it comes to workplace injuries, many states provide specific guidance for reporting injuries by both employees and employers. As an employer, you must remember that to properly manage a workers’ compensation claim, you should report the injury as soon as your employee notifies you that it occurred and immediately start your investigation, especially if […]
Changes to Maine’s workers’ compensation law are set to take effect with the beginning of the new year.
When you think about the future of work, what comes to mind? Do you picture a room full of robots typing away at computers? (Actually, that sounds redundant when you consider the fact that computers are a form of robotics, but I digress.) Regardless of what you imagine the future of work will look like, […]
Imagine a leader who says, “I’ve done the thinking; now you do the work.” Does that sound familiar? That’s the epitome of the parent-child dynamic that still pervades the workforce. I recently spoke to an expert about that dynamic, why it’s not working very well, and what works better.
A high-performing workforce is essential for any business to be successful. And while most companies strive to keep employees engaged and productive, it’s difficult to know which workplace factors will make a positive and sustainable impact. In order to attract candidates and motivate current employees, companies first need to know: What do workers want?
It’s no secret that we’re currently in a tight labor market. Our country’s unemployment rate is hovering near a 10-year low at 3.7%, and we continue to see job growth in nearly every industry every month. As Millennials become the largest generation in the labor market and more seasoned workers continue to retire, HR departments […]
The way we work has drastically changed with the advent of technology, and because of this, employers must change with the times in order to succeed.
In response to today’s tight labor market, we’re hearing more about retirees being lured back into the workforce. How can employers take advantage of this experienced workforce to help fulfill their staffing needs?