Tag: workforce

Shrinking the Student Loan Debt: Let’s Start at Work

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. […]

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Creating a Company Culture by Investing in People

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 […]

Are You Accidentally Discouraging Applicants?

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 […]

Tech Literacy Is Crucial to Your Organization’s Success

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, […]

Survey Reveals HR Departments Increase Focus on Engagement, Company Culture

For the second consecutive year, from the annual SHRM Conference & Exposition, Paychex released the results of its Pulse of HR Survey, offering insights on the challenges and priorities of today’s HR leaders. The survey, which collected over 300 responses from HR leaders (managers and up) in small and midsize organizations across the United States, […]