Tag: workforce

contingent

4 Things to Consider If You Are Thinking About Hiring Gig Workers

For employers struggling to recruit talent into their organizations, many are turning to alternative forms of employment to help fill the void. One such group is that of the contingent variety. If you’re looking to create a contingent workforce, keep reading.

diversity

Developing a Diverse Workforce Takes More Than Recruiting

Recent years have seen organizations focus their diversity efforts on recruiting, as high-level executives have come to see how diversity benefits the bottom line, and—perhaps even more importantly—is the right thing to do. But recruitment alone isn’t the answer. Recruiting and hiring are the first steps to developing a diverse workforce, but they won’t do […]

Employees Demand Upskilling in Order to Survive Uncertainty (Infographic)

Employees worry they don’t possess the skills it takes to prevail in today’s work climate. In fact, a new study released by Cornerstone found that half of the workforce doubts they have the skills to withstand a layoff. The solution to this fear? Using skills development as a way to avoid job loss, increase confidence, […]

war

The Talent War Is Over—Talent Won!

Finding and retaining top talent are the greatest challenges companies experience worldwide. Traditional job requisitions, recruiting practices, and interviewing and hiring processes are not working.

apprenticeship

Could Apprenticeships Be Making a Comeback?

In earlier centuries, apprenticeships were the norm for introduction into a profession. What better way to learn a trade than to be immersed in that trade under the tutelage of an experienced practitioner?

ageism

The Plight of the Older Worker: Now Is the Time to Eradicate Ageism in the Workplace

Ageism is conscious and unconscious prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination against people solely based on their age. Although the term is not new—it was coined in 1969 by Robert Neil Butler—its effects are being felt in the workplace more strongly today than ever. As people live longer and stay in the workforce longer, the issue of […]