We currently have four generations in the workforce: Baby Boomers, Generation Xers, Millennials, and Generation Zs. Gen Zs are those born between the mid-90s and early 2010s; the oldest of them entered the workforce a few years ago.
Employers know that a negative working environment can quickly snowball and become unmanageable. It can impact not just morale but also eventually productivity and turnover, leading to escalating costs and problems.
Not long ago, several former Away employees began to unpack their workforce experiences—and their stories didn’t paint the globally recognized luggage company in the best light. They told reporters that when they took jobs with Away, they imagined every day would feel like a vacation. Instead, they found themselves struggling to keep up in a demanding, […]
We know the search for good talent is tough, but could you imagine hiring the first person who walked in the door and applied for a job? That’s basically the strategy one company has adopted in order to fill its vacant roles.
The NCAA college basketball tournaments, otherwise known as March Madness, are right around the corner. The “First Four” games are slated to kick off March 17–18, 2020, which is just the beginning of this 3-week event. If you’re concerned that your employees will be spending more time filling out their brackets instead of being productive, […]
We are currently in uncharted territory in this country. For the first time in a long time—perhaps ever—there are more jobs than people to fill them. That means they don’t have to take the first job off the street—they have choices.
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 […]
2020 is under way, but unfortunately, 2019 problems still exist. For instance, unemployment remains low and candidates still have the upper hand in picking who they work for. On top of all this, the skills gap continues to grow and educational institutions are doing little to prepare students for the new world of work. As […]
Recruiting continues to be problematic for many employers across the nation. While unemployment remains low, there continues to be a lack of qualified candidates to fill the void. Older generations are staying in the workforce as new generations enter it, and that’s creating an even bigger challenge as it leaves recruiters to figure out who […]
In 2020, you best be sure your workforce has a very particular set of skills if you want your business to succeed. So, what do these skills consist of? Glad you asked, because these skills need to be just as diverse as your workforce is. As automation continues to disrupt the world of work, upskilling and reskilling will be key to evolving the competencies of workers in order to complement technological innovation, according to the 2020 Talent Trends Report released by Randstad Sourceright.