Ready or Not, Here Comes Generation Z

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By Ira S. Wolfe For managers still trying to figure out the Millennials, here’s some disturbing news: the next cohort, Generation Z, is already knocking on HR’s doorstep. With this addition to the workforce, we now have 18-year-olds and 80-somethings (and everyone in between) seeking employment. This is an unprecedented change to the workplace. Are…

A Better Skills Gap Analysis

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For a business to really thrive, it must get the best out of every employee and make smart decisions when it comes to hiring new staff. Knowing what skills the workforce has, where they are lacking, and how to bridge any gaps is crucial to remaining competitive in today’s market. A skills gap analysis can…

The Value of a People-Centric Workplace

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Because people make up the heart of every organization, the most important investment an organization can make is in its employees. Even as technology advances and capital shifts, it is a company’s leadership and the individual contributions of its employees that ultimately set that organization apart from its competitors. Research consistently shows that organizations with…

4 Ways Technology can Minimize Employee Burnout

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When employees are unable to do their work, business suffers. Companies need their employees to be performing at their best. High performance drives morale and engagement, which in turn affect productivity and the bottom line. But sometimes the quest for success can increase employee stress and lead to fatigue and burnout. Although the two words…

Flexibility At Work: Is It Overrated? This Study Suggests So

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In response to trends that favor less “traditional” work arrangements, more and more companies are giving employees the flexibility they prefer. But do employees really want that increased flexibility—especially if it comes at the expense of their wages? Two National Bureau of Economic Research scholars, Alexandre Mas (professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton…

How to Increase Your Job Offer Acceptance Rate

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By implementing a total reward program, a company can build a reputation as a great place to work and therefore attract the best talent. Non-monetary benefits and perks can, when combined with competitive salaries, form a well-rounded compensation strategy that helps an organization attract candidates, increase offer acceptance rates, and improve retention. Over the last…