Category: Salary & Benefits

Welcoming Transgender Individuals in the Workplace

Recently, President Trump sought to ban transgender individuals from serving in the military via a series of tweets that included reference to “the tremendous medical costs and disruption that transgender in the military would entail.” So far, the ban doesn’t appear to be taking place, but it has raised concerns among transgender people everywhere.

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‘Workations’ More Common

Forget staycations. The latest trend appears to be “workations,” according to a recent survey from staffing firm Accountemps, a Robert Half company.

Sabbaticals to Attract and Retain Talent

Extended time off to pursue career and personal growth is a concept borrowed from academia, where sabbaticals remain highly popular. Yet, fewer companies now offer sabbaticals, at a time when surveys find “growth opportunity” is a priority for employees and job seekers.

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Flexibility: What Job Candidates Want and How Employers Can Provide It

Nearly 40 percent of job candidates say that schedule flexibility is one of the top three factors they consider when making career decisions, while two-thirds of candidates believe they don’t need to sitting at a desk to get their work done, according to new research from RPO provider ManpowerGroup Solutions.