Every year at this time, we ask our board members around the world what they think will be the most important workplace trends in the coming year. Although we usually have tried to limit ourselves to 5 top trends, this year we found 6 recurring themes among the prognostications of this insightful group.
Today's post is courtesy of Joyce Maroney, executive director of the Workforce Institute. I recently had a conversation about the gig economy with my colleague, David Creelman. David is the CEO of Creelman Research and writes on a broad variety of human resource topics. His recent book, Lead the Work: Navigating a World Beyond Employment , explores the … Continue reading Ready for the gig economy?
Our board member John Frehse discusses strategies to recruit and retain skilled workers in a booming economy.
Happy July 4th! Are Millennials the new Founders?
Does your culture treat employees like naughty children or responsible adults?
According to Dan Schawbel, Research Director at Future Workplace, colleges aren't adequately preparing their grads for the workplace.
Participation in a red hot economy still requires someone who helps you get started. Who helped you? Who are you helping?
This blog post about millenials in the workplace is the courtesy of our new EMEA board member Steffi Burkhart. The figures are quite alarming: the German labor market will face a shortage of about eight million qualified workers by 2030. This skills shortage is not only an alarming topic in Germany: it is a global … Continue reading Millenials in the workplace: How to protect them from burnout and improve internal communication in the era of always-on
Do women-only workspaces have unintended consequences?
Today's post comes to us from board member and HR Bartender, Sharlyn Lauby. Years ago, when I worked in the hotel industry, the company’s labor attorney would call once a year to ask a favor. It was for reservations in our restaurant on New Year’s Day. Every year. Reservations on New Year’s. Finally, I got up … Continue reading Unretirement: A New Phase in the Employee Life Cycle
This blog post on high-performance business culture is the courtesy of Simon Porter, Vice President, Digital HR Services at NGA Human Resources. In the last five years we’ve seen a shift in attitudes towards flexible working. Research by the Workforce Institute shows a modern workplace divided against itself. Much has stemmed from globalisation of business … Continue reading Build a High-Performance Business Culture and All Will Be Successful
Workforce Institute board member John Hollon is not retiring anytime soon...