Human Resources News & Insights

Why 3 out of 4 employees are looking to jump ship

Heads up: There’s a good chance a lot of your employees are currently looking for another job.

Looking to hire in 2017? Prepare for a fight

Get ready: It looks like the competition for talent in 2017 will be pretty fierce. 

This may surprise you: How much employees hate traditional performance reviews

It probably comes as no surprise that employees and managers are not big fans of traditional performance reviews. But what may surprise you is just how much employees despise these reviews — and how they could be driving top talent out the door. 

The 33 dumbest holiday gifts given at work

‘Tis the season … where we recap the stupidest gifts employees had the nerve to give their co-workers. 

24 unbelievable excuses employees have given for skipping work

HR professionals deserve a lot of credit. You have to put up with some pretty crazy stuff. There are no better examples of that than the excuses employees give for not coming in to work. 

13 bizarre ways job candidates try to get noticed

You’ve no doubt interviewed a few odd ducks in your day. But of the job-seekers you’ve met and things you’ve seen, does any one of them top anything on this list? 

The 10 oddest things HR managers have caught employees doing

A survey was just conducted to find out what’s stifling employee productivity, and HR managers revealed some disturbing things about their workers. 

5 biggest reasons employees quit jobs quickly

As you know all too well, it’s hard to hold onto new employees. Thus, onboarding programs were born. The problem is, there are several reasons onboarding may not be working. 

When it comes to employee engagement, ‘one-size-fits-all’ isn’t working

There’s bad news for organizations working hard to improve employee engagement: Overall, it’s still declining.  

What’s annoying employers most about the ACA now?

Recently, employers were asked which part of the ACA they most want to see changed. And in what’s likely to be a surprise to many, the No. 1 answer wasn’t the employer mandate.