Unretirement: A New Phase in the Employee Life Cycle

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

2018 Global Workplace Trends

Today's post is from Joyce Maroney, Executive Director of the Workforce Institute at Kronos. As we have for the past few years, we asked our board members to predict the 2018 global workplace trends that will be on practitioners' minds this year.   You can watch a video of their individual predictions here.  We've synthesized those … Continue reading 2018 Global Workplace Trends

Fresh Starts

I'm having an adventure.  I should say, WE, are having an adventure.  Dennis and I, in the full throes of empty nest syndrome, are restless about what comes next.  The good news is that we still enjoy each others' company and are excited about the next chapter of our lives. Which is where things start … Continue reading Fresh Starts

Podcast on Changing Workforce Demographics

Earlier this month,  I had a discussion with Workforce Institute board members David Creelman, Mark Lange and Dr. Tim Porter O'Grady about their perspectives on how changes in the age demographics of the workplace are likely to impact organizations.  There have been multiple stories about this in the news lately including this recent NPR broadcast … Continue reading Podcast on Changing Workforce Demographics