According to seminal studies, over half of the American workforce is disengaged, costing organizations between $450 billion and $550 billion annually.
High-quality talent is hard to come by and even harder to keep. With low unemployment and a generation of reliable, experienced workers pondering retirement, competition for talented employees has become the stuff of sleepless nights for chief human research officers.
It’s becoming more and more important for hiring managers and learning and development (L&D) professionals to develop a more diverse workforce and workplace right now.
Employees in every industry are burdened with student loan debt. According to the latest Federal Reserve data, Americans carry over $1.5 trillion in student loans. The amount continues to grow every quarter. PricewaterhouseCoopers’ 2018 Employee Financial Wellness Survey revealed that 54% of employees are stressed about their finances, and 64% are impacted by student loans. […]
Employees are the heart and soul of everything a business does. By investing in them, managers can create a culture that fosters transformational thinking and promotes growth. It all starts with an understanding of culture and of human connections. Employees who feel understood and appreciated become more productive and will go the extra mile on […]
In part 1 of this article, we noted that employers are having a difficult time getting enough qualified applicants for all of their open roles. We started to explore some of the reasons why there are fewer applicants. For example, we noted that a lot of people who are of working age are not participating […]
In the 21st century digital economy, companies in all industries are becoming “tech companies.” The success of your company depends on your ability to innovate and stay current on the latest technologies. In the past 20 years, we have seen innovation by tech companies become the model for all organizations—open office floor plans, flexible hours, […]
In yesterday’s Advisor we began to explore how organizations might deal with the very real aging workforce issue. Today we’ll look at more tips, including succession planning and making the most of an older workforce.
Engaging employees in general is already a big enough challenge. But how do you engage five different generations equally well?
According to recent research from CareerBuilder, 45% of employees have gained weight while at their current job.