What are we doing with our people, our time and our use of technology? Is it making us happier and more efficient or are at least some of the outcomes dangerous? Smart employers need to pay attention to these questions… and find better answers.
Happy July 4th! Are Millennials the new Founders?
Does your culture treat employees like naughty children or responsible adults?
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?
Location based tech can tell your boss where you are and what you may be doing. Discuss...
In order to succeed, governments need to be able to recruit, develop, and retain talented and dedicated employees who are engaged and committed to the important missions of their agencies.
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
Is #TYCTWD still relevant in 2018?
Workforce Institute board member John Hollon is not retiring anytime soon...
Many boomers are seeking more "life" in their work life balance while maintaining a foothold in the workplace. Here is my story.
June 20, 2016 — The practice of working outside standard work hours is so ingrained in American culture that a majority of full-time salaried employees in the U.S. would work off-the-clock even if it was against company policy. The finding comes from a new survey commissioned by The Workforce Institute at Kronos Incorporated, conducted online … Continue reading June 2016 FLSA Overtime Survey