The transition from the industrial economy to the information economy has changed the scope of our work, but too often, where and how we work has hardly changed at all.
Workforce Institute Executive Director Joyce Maroney presents highlights of a global study on Gen Z attitudes toward work. Have a listen and ask yourself, "Does Gen Z want to work for you?"
I recently appeared on Neil's podcast "Tech Talks Daily". We talked about a wide range of issues including the future of work, artificial intelligence, the importance of workplace culture, and what it takes to be an employer of choice.
In this podcast, we talk to Martin Armstrong, Sharlyn Lauby, &Alexandra Levit about strategies for preparing your workers to succeed at the future of work.
We've polled our board members - as we've done every year for over a decade- to generate our annual global workforce predictions. Please read, enjoy, and let us know your reactions.
Here we reveal our top viewed posts and other things we're proud of at the Workforce Institute in 2019. Here's what caught your fancy during this turbulent year.
In this lively tweet chat, HR luminaries discuss what it means - and what it takes - to create a better working environment for ALL employees.
Author and futurist Alexandra Levit shares best practices for leveraging Kronos Workforce Dimensions to support the future of work in your organization.
We recently published a new book, "Being Present: A Practical Guide for Transforming the Employee Experience of Your Frontline Workers". Please join us on Wednesday, December 11 at noon ET for a tweet chat discussion with a number of our authors. Use the hashtag #KronosChat to join.
This post is submitted by Joyce Maroney, executive director of the Workforce Institute. Following is the final segment of our global study examining the attitudes of Generation Z – teenagers and early 20-somethings – in the workplace. In order to be an employer of choice for these newest workers, you need to be able to … Continue reading What does Gen Z Expect at Work?
Frontline workers make up most of the workforce around the globe, yet their jobs are often not considered in discussions about work/life balance, career growth, employee experience, creative benefits, etc. Nurses, firefighters, truck drivers and mechanics are just a few examples of workers who must be present in a specific place and at a specific time to perform their jobs. However, much of the common wisdom intended to boost employee experience at work assumes jobs that can be done remotely via a laptop. In this book, we’ll share insights that can work for those whose jobs require being present as well as those with “laptop” jobs that can be done virtually anywhere.
The problem with talented employees is that they are always in demand. As global markets retract, the need for talent may actually increase as companies require a higher level of performance from fewer employees. This may cause the supply of available great employees to shrink, creating wage pressures and trapped revenue for those that cannot function without them.