Category: HR

future

Q&A: The Workforce of the Future

HR professionals often want to know what the workforce will look like in the future. Some organizations, like Upwork, dedicate  time and effort toward making that forecast. The findings are always interesting. The biggest takeaway was that aside from Gen Zs and Millennials making up the majority of the workforce, 75% of them work remotely for significant […]

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What Causes Negative Morale?

Negative or low morale among employees can be problematic for employers, and equally so for recruiters who are trying to promote the company’s culture in a positive way. Not only does it lead to an unhappy workplace, but it can also cause increased turnover and decreased productivity. And unfortunately, it can be difficult to fully […]

pay

Latest Congressional Action Putting Pay Practices Under Scrutiny

With Congress considering a couple of bills aimed at preventing wage discrimination—and several states with pay equity laws already on the books—employers may want to take a close look at their compensation practices, according to attorneys who help employers with pay matters.

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How to Offer Child Care as a Workplace Perk

According to research, 85% of parents say they wish their employer offered childcare benefits; almost two-thirds of parents—and 83% of Millennials—say they’d leave one job for another if it offered better family-care benefits; and two-thirds of parents said childcare costs have influenced their overall career decisions.

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Lessons Learned from Amazon HQ2: Don’t Overlook America’s Heartland

In a surprising change of events, Amazon is no longer contemplating bringing its $2.5 billion campus to Long Island City, New York, after receiving public and political backlash. Just because a city has a long history as a hub for new and expanding companies doesn’t mean it’s the right fit for everyone. You don’t have […]

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5 Ways to Build Emotional Connections Across Your Company

For employees to perform at their highest levels and be dedicated to the collective success of the organization, they must love where they work. That requires something deeper and longer lasting than increasing salaries, offering huge bonuses, or investing in the latest engagement tools.