As the dust settles surrounding last week’s midterm elections, Human Resource professionals naturally ask, “How does any of this affect HR?” In this Astronology® we discuss some changes to anticipate in the coming months.
With new members in place, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has been busy reviewing policy. Three of the five members of the NLRB are from the current president’s political party, continuing a trend that has existed in previous presidential terms.
Guest article from Joan Andrews on behalf of Ready to Work Business Collaborative.
At a time when the skills shortage has never been more acute, can skills-based hiring help employers find hidden talent through objective measurement of skills?
Harvey, Irma, Sandy, & Katrina. All four names have been associated with hurricanes that have hit various areas of the United States in recent years.
Guest article from Ashley Smith in behalf of Ready to Work Business Collaborative.
The Skills Gap From 30,000 Feet
‘The ‘‘skills gap’’ in the United States is serious” and “the land of opportunity” is its fundamental promise!’ McKinsey reports that ‘40% of American employers say they cannot find people with the skills they need’.
In a 2017 small business survey conducted by Justworks and Squarefoot, it was reported that less than half (44%) of employees felt that unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO) is important.
Without a prompt and visible response, even the best designed employee opinion survey or exit interview process will fall prey to employee cynicism.
O.C. Tanner reports that 69% of employees are more likely to stay with their places of employment for at least three years after a great onboarding experience.
In a recent national survey conducted by Bridge by Instructure Inc., 53% of employees believe that “engaging in workplace politics was a moderately important factor in being promoted.” Naturally, we all want to succeed.
The American Association of University Women released its Fall 2017 Gender Pay Gap report/guide with statistics regarding the pay disparity between women and men.