Today's blog post comes from Workforce Institute board member Simon Porter, NGA Human Resources I’ve worked for years and it wasn’t until I started working for a payroll services company that I ever considered how my salary arrives at my bank account each month. I just assumed that my correct wage, with all additions and … Continue reading Do you wonder how your salary gets to your bank?
Our latest research reveals how workers globally would use more time at home and at work as they share their work life wishlist. Employers should take note how important personal development is to workers if they wish to retain them.
What I have found in my research is that most people do not know what worklife negotiation looks like to them. They haven’t spent the time thinking about their current work and life situation and what an ideal worklife situation would be. Even if you do not have the power to change your work and life demands immediately, understanding where you would like to be provides you with a roadmap to make incremental changes to ultimately get to your ideal worklife situation – whether it’s getting more hours at work to pay off debt or cutting back on email at home so you can put your children to bed.
We know that compensation and benefits include salary, benefits, perks, and incentives. What’s important here is that employees are being offered the right salary, benefits, perks, and incentives. Organizations need to offer packages that are externally competitive and internally equitable. Otherwise, employees will be easily swayed by the competition.
In the hospitality sector, many of us have fallen into what I think of as “the availability trap”: running our consumer-facing businesses on the whim of a 17-year-old who wants to work, but also attend band practice three afternoons a week.
You will have unplanned absenteeism as a result of the Super Bowl. Here are some tips about how to make the Super Bowl work for your workplace.
A new book by Nick Chater, The Mind is Flat, might challenge our beliefs on how to select and motivate employees.
Today's post comes to us from Workforce Institute board member and Cal Poly Pomona Chief Employment Officer Dennis Miller. Generation Z leaders are coming up. What is your organization doing to develop them? A recent report from Workforce 2020 titled “The Leadership Cliff”, seems especially useful when contemplating how to start the process of leadership development … Continue reading Developing Generation Z Leaders
Our board member John Hollon makes the case for time off to vote.
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 Chris Mullen shares his advice about creating meaningful conversations with employees.
Our research shows most people would like to work a shorter work week. Is that even possible?