HR, Training and the ‘Gig’ Economy

HRExecutive

New survey data finds few organizations are investing in their employees’ training and development these days, and I’m beginning to think the “gig economy” may have something to do with it. For those companies that are providing training, only 35 percent are offering career development opportunities online. Far-flung business units were sold off. Houseman, a labor economist at the W.

Cultivating a Business Culture that Encourages Lifelong Learning

EmployeeConnect

What if lifelong learning promised steady increases in the quality-of-life for your family, better earning power, increased recognition, guaranteed career advancement and greater job satisfaction? Ongoing learning, personal development, and training offer all of these benefits and more. In business, lifelong learning protects workers from downsizing, layoffs, mergers, technology upgrades and greater collaboration practices. Personal Development

Training and Balance are Key at the Best Workplaces in Retail

Great Place to Work

Leading retailers treat their people better, and employees give a lot more back to the company. Front-line workers in the shopping sector have scored some meaningful victories of late. The Mall of America will remain closed this Thanksgiving for the first time since 2012. That echoes actions by the New York attorney general and a similar law passed in San Francisco two years ago. Learn how you can become Great Place to Work® Certified.

Here are 3 Economic Trends Impacting HR

HRExecutive

My research and decades of experience have taught me that the economy impacts workforce strategies more than almost anything else. While the GDP is Rising, Productivity is Not. And the average company now has seven different systems for communications.

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5 Ways HR Teams Can Use Technology to Save Time and Reduce Stress

Spark Hire

Human resources professionals are typically advocates of employee wellness in the workplace. However, who’s championing the well-being of HR personnel and looking for ways to help them save time and be more efficient in their work? About the Author.

Roles of the Manager in growing organizations

CuteHR

Understanding the roles of the manager in human resources is crucial to the success of any organization. Many organizations with great business strategies, tools, plans, and products fail because they do not fully grasp the importance of human resource management.

Guide to Gender Pay Equity for Smaller Employers

Zenefits

Are men and women being paid the same salaries for doing the same work within your organization? According to Forbes , 92% of employers believe they are paying staff fairly, while only 65% of employees believe the same. But the reality is that out of the approximately 6 million businesses operating in the US, 90% have fewer than 20 employees. Small and medium-sized businesses account for 50% of the total employment in the US.

The Branch Report is here!

Branch

With today’s tight labor market and the demand for hourly employees at all-time highs, we took a deep dive into the needs and concerns of hourly workers to understand their key priorities and concerns. A positive work culture also ranked high on the list with 49.7

Talent and Performance Management Survey Summary

HR Daily Advisor

The HR Daily Advisor research team conducted the 2016 Talent and Performance Management Survey in January, 2016. Talent and performance management are some of the most important and rigorous tasks any HR professional has to deal with. The least common answer was “other.”

Understand Important HR Trends in 5 Minutes

Paycor

Here’s a sneak peek of what you’ll find: Critical components of the recruiting process. In fact, according to a LinkedIn study, the top obstacle to hiring is finding suitable candidates (46%). The stakes are high. 4) What’s the best way to attract and retain top talent?